16 May First Books of Beaufort announces the appointment of Diane Peeples
First Books of Beaufort announces the appointment of Diane Peeples as new Administrator beginning June 1. Diane has been a volunteer reader for two years, and is a lifelong resident of the Beaufort area. She is a Licensed Insurance Agent who has worked at Turbeville Insurance Agency as an Accounts Manager for the past 10 years.
Diane will oversee the program for Beaufort County. First Books of Beaufort holds story times throughout Beaufort County and gives 800 books to at risk 4-year-olds and their classrooms each month.
First Book’s area leaders are: Peggy Cass Scott, Beaufort; Laurie Haddock, Bluffton; and Lara Phillips Hilton Head.
First Books of Beaufort welcomes these volunteers and thanks Peg Schlichtemeier for establishing the program in Beaufort County. Major sponsors are Coastal Community Foundation’s Beaufort Fund and Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. See www.firstbooksofbeaufort.com.