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Dec 14, 2018:  What a wonderful surprise when Jack Frost and his wife Sherry strolled into Fitz on Main in Kernersville today (visiting from their Raleigh home)  Jack and I were colleagues during our National Banking days.   And how fun when Jack and Sherry noticed our Jack Frost sugar vintage sign on the wall.  A great photo opportunity!!

to the Wachovia Old Gang website  heart This site was launched in 2009 for Wachovians who worked in W-Salem during the 60s, 70s, & 80s, but  Wachovians of other cities during that era are welcome!  If your name is not listed among the Employee profile names, contact Irma Comer @ . Please include when and where you worked for Wachoviakiss  Messages are generally responded to within 24 hours.


"When we are connected to others,
we become better people."
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture



Merry Christmas from the Duke Restaurant Breakfast Club!   Thanks to Bob Edwards for creating, and sharing this Christmas greeting!  heart



12/10/18:  Just received word that John Burwell, a true blue Wachovian, friend, mentor and my boss for many years passed away last night.  See the In Memory link (top of home page) for funeral arrangements .   Submitted by  Clarence Goings

12/11/18:  Saddened by the Dec 7 death of retiree Larry Howard.  See the In Memory link

 12/12:  Congratulations to Vickie Perrell on her upcoming retirement.  Vickie joined the bank in 1973 and will be retiring as of 12/31/18. 


Dec 1:  What a nice surprise to see retiree Susan Parrish and her husband Dwight in Fitz on Main today!  heart

Nov. 19 --- a great group of retirees enjoyed good food, fellowship (and of course ---outstanding service!) @ Fitz on Main (109 N Main St., Kernersville)

George Paynter, Gary Trapp, Bob Reagan, Irma Comer, Mike McDonald, Pat Blankenship.


July 26, 2018
Veronica Black, Dave Cottterill, John Ferguson and Walt Leonard at Walt's SC home.   Thanks to Veronica for sharing this great picture.

July 20:  Love this picture of retirees Jim Black, Russ Stephenson, E. Lindsey Reed (and his wife Virginia), and Kenton McCartney.  Picture was taken by me (Irma laugh)  We had a wonderful 2 hour visit in Lindsey's Raleigh home sharing all kinds of Wachovia stories.   (the one pic that included moi is too blurry to post crying )

May 27:  Many thanks to Joe Thomas for sharing this photo, and caption. 

Enjoyed dinner with Bob and Sally McCoy last night at Farmington Country Club to celebrate (in advance) his 80th birthday. Very fortunate to have his friendship and advice over 25 years at Wachovia, FSVC and Hovde Private Equity Advisory Board. I hope to have his energy and intellect at 80!


  Congratulations to Diane Black on her recent retirement.  Diane joined the bank in 1984, and retired April 6 , 2018 from Investment Banking Mergers & Acquistions.


  (109 N. Main St., Kernersville)

  heart  In April 2013, I began an 'after WB job at a popular diner in downtown Kernersville,  Fitz on Main.  Fitz is a great (but small - very small) restaurant located  in beautiful downtown Kernersville.     My regular days are Mondays, Tues. Thurs & & Saturdays--but I fill in often on Wed & FridaysHours are 7am-1:30pm.  Bring yer cash coz we don't accept cards or checks.  You won't need much cash - the most expensive item on the menu is 5 bucks!    When you visit - and for those of you who don't know me - please introduce yourself.  And then be prepared for a photo op.  I've recently (March 2017)  started a Fitz on Main album in the Photo Gallery made up of Wachovia visitors. .  Open the link to find out who has enjoyed a Fitz experience!
heart Irma 
Check out this video filmed by WRAL/Raleigh
in May 2017:

(and check out the pics of the Wachovia/Fitz guests in the Photo Gallery link (top of home page)


To the left of the home page - under Member Functions - open the Notify Me link (you have to be logged on for the page to open). Once opened -  there's an instruction on what action you can take to be  notified when updates occur on the site.   i.e, you might want to receive an immediate notification when an employee is added to the In Memory section.   The info displayed is self-explanatory heart




:  Be sure to welcome new members....and/or watch for profile updates from existing members.   View the profile update box (right of home page) ..names displayed represent either a new member, or someone having updated their profile.  wink


winkPlease take a few minutes to review your profile for any changes that you might want to make.  heart