Helping People

Halifax County
CADA Community Services Center
116 B West Third Street
Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina  27870
Telephone: 252-537-1111/Fax: 252-537-8087
Gail Walker, Manager

The Choanoke Area Development Association of NC, Inc. (CADA) Celebrate 53 Years of Service


Community Action Agency Celebrates 53 Years of Service

“Helping People, Changing Lives


Rich Square, NC (March 11, 2015) – The Choanoke Area Development Association of NC, Inc. (CADA) will celebrate 53 years of service with a reception and fundraising banquet on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Cultural and Wellness Center in Jackson NC (9536 NC 305, Jackson, NC 27845) starting at 5:30 pm.  A special keynote address will be given by Cedric Jones a former CADA youth participant who played professional football for nine years with the New England Patriots, worked as an administrator with the NFL, and is now the athletic director at the New York Athletic Club. The celebratory event will highlight the partnerships and shared visions that have made a difference for hundreds of local residents since the agency began in 1962.

   ”We want to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our many partners along with current and former Board members who have been a part of CADA over the years, said Sallie Surface, Executive Director, CADA. In the spirit of our founding Board members who were committed to community service, this event will celebrate those who share the vision to provide opportunities for those in need.”

The community is invited to join the celebration. Participants who have and are benefitting from CADA services, board members, community partners, and local businesses are encouraged to attend. The event will begin with a reception at 5:30 pm followed by a banquet at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $30 and reserved tables are available for $300. Special sponsorship packages are also available. All donations are tax-deductible and will further the work of CADA in serving people in their four-county region of Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, and Northampton.

In addition to several quest speakers, there will be a silent auction. To purchase tickets, a sponsorship package or for additional information, contact CADA at 252.539.4155.