(Smithfield, NC) – October 13, 2015 - The Johnston County Sports Council is currently seeking applicants for open positions.  The positions available are at-large representatives engaged in sports tournaments, sports organizations, sports promotion, or facilities development located in Johnston County. 

The mission of the Sports Council is to bring together Parks & Recreation Departments and county-wide sports organizations to attract a wide range of sports tournaments and events to Johnston County, market the county as a leisure sports destination, as well as, provide services to promote area visitor-related businesses.

Appointments are for three-year terms.  Each member of the Committee serves until his successor is duly appointed and terms shall be effective November 1st of each year. The regular meetings of the Committee are held at the offices of the Johnston County Visitors Bureau on the 3rd Wednesday of each odd numbered month at 12noon for the purpose of any business.

Applications are due to the Johnston County Visitors Bureau by November 13th and can either be picked up at their office or downloaded online here.  Send completed applications to 235-A E. Market St., Smithfield, NC  27577.  Please call Sarah Campbell, Sports & Leisure Sales Manager, at 919-989-8687 with any questions.