Cheryl Carter (President, Carter Creations) joined FPF in 2002. She coordinates and designs the layout of the monthly periodical. She also creates many of the ads seen in the magazine. Her layouts have been nationally recognized and earned awards in nine of her 12 years at FredParent. Cheryl also illustrates and designs merchandise that is sold internationally in the country music and military markets. Born and raised in Fredericksburg, Cheryl is partial to the area and enjoys working with a company that serves and gives back to the community. "FredParent gives invaluable information to families new to the area and those who have lived here all their lives," says Cheryl. "The events and community outreach that FredParent sponsors encourage healthy, strong, loving families. It makes me proud to be affiliated with such an organization." A graduate of James Madison University, Cheryl holds a Bachelors of Human Communication and a minor in Art. She enjoys designing, as it links her skills in a unique way to organize and communicate the message FredParent offers their readers.