The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation, Inc. (ACAF) kicked the 2022-2023 school year with a meeting at the Family Tree Restaurant on September 1, 2022. At the meeting, the ACAF’s new President, Treasurer, and Secretary officially assumed their new roles with the foundation’s board of directors.
Board Officers for 2022-2023:
Jessica Muenter ’90
Larry Ross ’72
Samantha Sweeney General ’07
Emily Warren Zimmer ’06
Incoming President Jessica Muenter had this to say about here new role, “I’m honored to take over the position of President of the Alumni Foundation and hope to continue the good work the Foundation has done in the community to not only keep alumni informed of happenings, but also to provide the excellent Amherst education we have all received.”
Also at the meeting, the ACAF said good-bye to board members John Dengler ’82, Sue Fretz ’73 (Immediate Past Treasurer), Marilyn Rohl ’70 (Immediate Past President), Donna Roll ’71, and Lindsay Wolfe ’77. The Foundation thanks them for their numerous years of service and commitment to the foundation’s mission.
The ACAF is looking forward to an exciting year supporting the Amherst Central School District.
Richard (Dick) Olds Granger Sr was born in Deaconess Hospital in Buffalo, New York, on March 6, 1944 to Darrell and Leslie Granger. He graduated from Amherst High School in 1962 where he was a member of the school s varsity football team and rifle squad. He later attended State University at Buffalo. Dick married his high school sweetheart, Leigh Marie Truby on July 10, 1965. He made a career in the grocery business from 1960-1989 leaving as a Perishable Supervisor from Food Lion Inc. Dick later started and operated his own business, Lake Norman Sign Center, until his full retirement in 2006. He is survived by his wife Leigh of 57 years, son Richard and wife Pam, daughter Deborah Crane and husband Jeff, Sister Marcia Henze; six grandchildren: Kayley, Tyson, Erin, Miranda, Emily and Dillon, as well as two great grandchildren Hadleigh and Brantlee.
Services will be held on Thursday August 25, 2022 at Siler Presbyterian Church located at 6301 Weddington Road, Wesley Chapel, NC 28104. The family will receive friends beginning at 2 p.m. with the service to follow at 3:00.