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About Charles Allen
Charles was born and grew up in Greensboro, NC.
In 1960 he moved to Asheboro, NC when his father moved the family business "Allen
Machine & Supply, Inc." there. Charles is a graduate of Asheboro High
School. He attended college at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
and Guilford College in Greensboro, NC.
Charles and his wife, Sandra met
in high school and have been "Love at First Sight" sweethearts since.
They were married in 1962 and have three married children, Lee, Todd and Amber,
two wonderful daughters-in-law, Mary Burt and Debbie and a great son-in-law, David
Bruner. They're blessed to have seven awesome grandchildren, Joseph, Emily, Dexter,
Meredith, Jacob, Sarah and Jackson ages 18 to 11.
Charles and Sandra are
active members of Balfour Baptist Church in Asheboro, NC where Charles has taught
an adult Sunday school class and been a choir member since 1987.
has been involved in many civic organizations in Asheboro
County Chamber of Commerce and a graduate of the Leadership Randolph Class of
1994, Randolph Community College Foundation Board, Randolph County Economic Development
Corporation, Asheboro Planning & Zoning Board, Randleman Planning & Zoning
Board, and Randleman Board of Adjustments.
Charles has been a member of
the Rotary Club of Randolph (Asheboro) since 1993 and served as club President
in 1999-2000. During his year as president he and Sandra traveled to San Jose,
Costa Rica to participate in Randolph Rotary's first Matching Grant Project: MG
No.12479, "Literacy Library Center - San Jose, Costa Rica". He served
as International Service Chairman & International Projects Chairman from 1998
through 2006 and co-coordinated the club's International Service participation
in "Saving Little Hearts in Nicaragua Project" with nine other District
7690 Rotary Clubs from 2001 through 2006. He also co-coordinated club participation
in a RI Matching Grants Project No. MG 60289 "Saheli Vocational Training
and Family Welfare Centre for Women" with the Rotary Club of Nawada, India
in 2005-2006 and RI Matching Grants Project No. MG 61926 "Saheli Vocational
Training and Family Welfare Centre for Women" with the Rotary Club of Patna
Ashok, India in 2006-2007. He served on the 2001 - 2002 District Conference Committee,
was District Rotary Foundation Annual Giving Chair during 2002 - 2003 and Assistant
Governor from 2003 through 2006.
Charles and Sandra are Multiple Paul Harris
Fellows, Paul Harris Sustaining Members and Benefactors. Charles is also a member
of the Paul Harris Society.
Charles retired as President of Allen Precision
Industries, Inc. in June 2006 and is still President of Allen Industrial &
Welding Supply, LLC in Asheboro, NC.
Charles and Sandra have lived in Randleman,
NC since 1976 and enjoy time with family, travel and various community activities
and involvement. Charles also enjoys photography.
Allen, Charles L
P.O. Box 623
Randleman, NC 27317
Club: Randolph (Asheboro)
Member Since: 09/01/93
Classification: Property Management