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  • Website is a spiritual-based information and directory guide for substance abusers. It also provides links to a network of drug treatment programs and explores the wide-spread effects of drugs on the African American Community.
  • Guide Dog Foundation, Smithtown, NY, will hold its 11th Annual Bike-A-Thon on September 10. Call 631-265-2121 ext. 310 for more information.
  • The Michigan College Foundation has named three new members to its Board of Trustees. They are: Thomas Madden, chief financial officer of Meritor Automotive, Judth S. Love, senior vice president , Comerica Inc., and Patrick Reay, state director of large business services, Ameritech. Each will serve a three year term.
  • The Marin Conservation League, Marin, CA received $45,000 from the Marin Community Foundation to fund efforts to expand the San Francisco Bay Trail through Marin County.
  • semiconbay.com has pledged $100,000 to SEMI’s 30th Annual Anniversary Benefit Gala to be held on July 12. All proceeds of the gala will benefit five Bay Area charities that are working to support science and technology and education.
  • Paul Jolly has been named director of PETCO Foundation, a nonprofit corporation dedicated to helping organizations that provide direct support to companion animals. Jolly has been with PETCO Animal Suplies since 1978.
  • John D. O’Bryant School of Math and Science, Boston, MA, received $250,000 from PerkinElmer, Inc. The grant will fund classroom and laboratory upgrades.
  • Nido and Mariana Qubein have established a $1 million Permanent Donor Advised Fund with the High Point Community Foundation. The new fund will be used to underwrite scholarships and philanthropic grants.
  • Valvoline and eBay’s online auction of one-of-a-kind racing memorabilia ended May 23 and raised over $150,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • Susan Stanton, formerly chief operating officer at La Petite Academy, has been named vice president of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Kansas.
  • Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Smithtown, NY, will hold its 8th Annual Golf Classic, Monday, July 24. Call 631-265-2121 ext. 310 for registration and sponsorship information.
  • CNN’s Larry King has been named to the Board of Directors of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Washington, DC. Mr. King had Type 2 diabetes and has featured the issue on his show.
  • The United Nations Children’s Fund awarded its Maurice Pate Award to the Rural Family Support Organization. The Jamaican nonprofit reaches out to children and adolescents in many of the county’s poorest communities. In addition to the award, the organization received a $25,000 donation.
  • Michael Harrison of Sodexho Marriott, Gaithersburg, MD donated $9,000 each to the Sodexho Marriott Services Foundation and the Annapolis Boys and Girls Club. Harrison won $18,000 from PurchasingCenter.com when he registered his company at the site. He donated the money on behalf of Sodexho.

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