Notices for 1-27-00

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of NWNC, Winston-Salem, NC, announces its YGO2 WASTE food drive. The drive will begin January 3, 2000 and run through February 15, 2000. Call 336-784-5770 to make a contribution.
  • Tyson Foods, Wilkesboro, NC, donated 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken to Second Harvest Food bank of NWNC, to feed the hungry of North Carolina.
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, awarded $10,000 to Prevent Blindness NC, Raleigh, NC, for pre-school vision screenings.
  • The Women’s Resource Center, Greensboro, NC, received $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, for relocation expenses.
  • Courtenay Bailey has been appointed executive director of Artspace, Raleigh, NC. Bailey replaces outgoing executive director, Katey Boerner.
  • The Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, NC, announces the kick-off of its $1 million Millennium Campaign. The endowment will fund programs to benefit Triangle-area women.
  • Special Olympics, nationwide, received over $700,000 from Procter & Gamble, Harris Teeter, and Kerr Drug. The campaign eventually aims to raise $5.5 million for Special Olympics programs nationwide.
  • The Healing Place, Raleigh, NC, received $100, 000 from the Fletcher Foundation, Raleigh, NC, to begin the groundbreaking of a substance abuse treatment facility for the homeless.
  • The Reverend William Foust, Roxboro, NC, has been appointed to the NC Fellows Teaching Commission by Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. Reverend Foust replaces outgoing commission member Carolyn Hunt.
  • Triangle United Way, RTP, NC, announces its fourth consecutive year of double-digit increases in campaign fund-raising. The organization’s 1999 total of over $25 million is up 11.9% over 1998 totals.

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