First Lady Ann McCrory made a rare public appearance Monday, when she celebrated Family Day with more than 70 students and parents for lunch at Elm City Elementary in Wilson.
Family Day is an initiative to promote parental involvement as a prevent substance abuse in children and teens.
"I am honored to join 28 other First Spouses from across the country by serving as an Honorary Chair of Family Day,'' McCrory said. "I encourage families across North Carolina to make a commitment to spend more time together. Every day activities, such as eating dinner, hosting a game night or tucking your children into bed can make a huge impact and help prevent substance abuse.''