David Beasley

Lydia, SCSCNow

David Beasley to speak at Lydia church

LYDIA, S.C. – A person who has accepted the Nobel Peace Prize will visit the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church on May 7. David Beasley, a Darlington County native who currently serves as the executive director of the World Food Programme, will speak at the church at 5:30 p.m. Beasley...
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Society Hill, SCwpde.com

Town of Society Hill salutes former S.C. Gov. David Beasley

SOCIETY HILL, S.C. (WPDE) — The Darlington County Town of Society Hill issued a proclamation earlier this month honoring their hometown hero, former S.C. Governor David Beasley. They're recognizing Beasley for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize last month for his efforts to fight world hunger. Beasley works with the World...

David Beasley to keynote event at his alma mater

Former Governor David Beasley returns next month to his alma mater, Clemson University, to keynote the first Food, Packaging and Sustainability Summit, hosted by Sonoco “FRESH’. The event will take place virtually at the university February 24-26. Beasley serves as executive director of the U-N Nations World Food Programme and is assisted by former 3rd District Rep. Gresham Barrett. Last month the food program was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger, for bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas, and “for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.”