Mt. Laurel resident honored for 30 years of service to Camden community

Reverend Floyd White, III is pastor of Woodland Avenue Presbyterian Church of Camden.

Reverend Floyd White, III, a Mt. Laurel resident and founder and president of Woodland Community Development Corporation of Camden, Pastor of Woodland Avenue Presbyterian Church of Camden and Director of Camden County Office of Veteran’s Affairs, celebrated 30 years of service to the Camden community on Jan. 15 at Valleybrook Country Club surrounded by supporters, family and friends.

White became Pastor of Woodland Avenue Presbyterian Church 30 years ago and founded Woodland Community Development Corporation in Camden more than 20 years ago.

In 2018, White celebrates his 30th year of service work in the Camden community. A 34-year military officer and chaplain of the 177th Fighter Wing, White created the WCDC in 1997 as an outreach organization through his local church.

Woodland operates a community center in Camden with programs for children throughout the year.

Programs offered by Woodland and brought to the Camden community via private and corporate sponsorship are College/SAT Prep Program and College Tours, Your Food Shelf Food Pantry, Community Gardening Program, Summer Day Camp, Mary Esther Williams Homework Center plus seasonal backpack donations, community family events, and youth employment.

Every summer, Woodland sponsors and manages annual Youth Athletic Sports Forum, produced in partnership with NFL Alumni Philadelphia Chapter, that includes an SAT prep, college visit and college application mentorship integrative program for nearly 100 area youth athletes in the Camden County area.

White was a finalist in Santander Bank’s 2017 Community Quarterback public service contest.

In 2016, White was named to Lead New Jersey’s prestigious “30 Leaders for 30 Years.”