Posted in: North Carolina Rural Water Association

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” This quote falls perfectly in line with the Bud Pate Service Award, an annual award presented by the North Carolina Rural Water Association (NCRWA) to a person who “has demonstrated an outstanding concern...