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Max Chapman (L) receives the NC811 Damage Prevention Ambassador award from
Brian Morehouse, NC811 Education Liaison (M) as the Chairman of the Burke – Caldwell UCC
Mr. Ralph Johnson (R) looks on.

GREENSBORO, NC (March 13, 2019) NC811 recognized Max Chapman as a Damage Prevention Ambassador at the Burke Caldwell Utility Coordinating Committee Meeting on Tuesday, March 12th.

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Max Chapman

Mr. Chapman served in the US Marine Corp during World War II with active duty in Saipan, Okinawa, and Japan.  After service, he began his career in construction as a heavy equipment operator.  His love of construction led him to start his own company where he built homes around Burke County. Later in his career, he worked at Broughton Hospital where he retired as the Manager of the Carpentry and Maintenance Department.  His love of the industry inspired him to serve the community.

In 1983, Mr. Chapman was nominated to the Brentwood Water Corporation Board where he has served for the past 36 years and continues to serve as the Vice President even today.  He is 93 years young, but does not let that stop him from being a vital part of his local UCC.  Ann Rushing, Education Manager stated, “Mr. Chapman is an inspiration to us all.  He has spent his entire life giving back to the community and does not let anything stop him from continuing his service.  He richly deserves the great distinction of being a Damage Prevention Ambassador”.

To learn more about becoming a Safe Digging Partner, visit   https://www.nc811.org/safe-digging-partner.html

About NC811
Since 1978, North Carolina 811 has provided you a fast and easy communications link with your local utility providers. You give us information about your excavation, we transmit the information to the utilities and then they send out locators to mark your underground lines at no cost.  So remember, call 811 or 1-800-632-4949 three working days before you plan on digging.
Media Contact:
Ann Rushing
(336) 944-5518
annrushing@nc811.org