Notices for 11-21-01

  • Elizabeth P. Kanof, MD was elected President of the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation Board of Trustees on November 7, 2001. Dr. Kanof has served as a Trustee of the Foundation since 1992 and was previously the past president of the North Carolina Medical Society and is immediate past president of the North Carolina Medical Board.
  • Justine Strand, MPH, PA-C was recently elected to the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation Board of Trustees. Ms. Strand, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, was elected for a one-year term.
  • The Josephus Daniels Charitable Fund of the Triangle Community Foundation recently contributed a $9,000 grant to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences to futher expand its Nature Fun Theater educational programming.
  • Prabhakar D. Pendse, MD was recently elected to the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation Board of Trustees. Dr. Pendse, a Pediatric Surgeon in Greensboro, was elected for a one-year term.
  • Volunteer Orange!, a service of Triangle United Way, helps to recruit volunteers with nonprofit organizations looking for help, especially during the busy holiday season. If you or someone you know is interested in helping, they have a variety of different organizations looking for help. For more information, call 919-929-9837 or visit our website
  • The United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. announced at a community rally on November 21, 2001, in Charlotte, North Carolina, a progress report on their 2001 campaign. With three weeks remaining in the 2001 campaign, the total stands today at $28,689,707, which is just over 77% of the goal of $37,110,000 announced in August.
  • In honor of three of its associates missing since the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center, Bank of America today announced the donation of three new fire trucks to the New York City Fire Department. The funds to purchase the fire trucks will be raised by Bank of America associates in 70 teams across the nation and 30 groups overseas that comprise Team Bank of America. Funds generated by Bank of America associates for the fire engines will be matched by the bank, which through the Bank of America Foundation has already provided a grant of $1 million to the September 11th Fund to help the families of victims. The fire trucks will be presented early next year by Team Bank of America when the new equipment has been manufactured and outfitted for the Fire Department.
  • Joseph Hobbs has joined Communities In Schools in August, 2001 as its ThinkCOLLEGEâ Director, a college access program for CIS students. Carolina Central University. Previously, he has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past ten years, focusing on fundraising and grants management.
  • May Johnston was named Community Relations Director in October, 2001 for Communities in Schools in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ms. Johnston’s experience is in public relations and communications for non-profit and arts organizations. Ms. Johnston holds a degree in Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill, and is a member of the Charlotte chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
  • NYC Radio President and CEO Laura Walker announced on November 5, 2001, that 27,656 WNYC Radio supporters contributed a record $3,131,943 to the New York City public radio station’s Fall fundraising drive in the wake of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks. It was the largest amount raised in the WNYC’s 77-year history.
  • The J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation and The Enterprise Foundation have partnered together to offer The Enterprise Foundation’s Network members the chance to apply for the 2002 J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation Awards for Excellence in Workforce Development. To qualify for the awards, the organizations must be a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization or a Tribe/Tribally Designated Housing Entity and a member of The Enterprise Foundation Network. Membership is free for eligible organizations. For more information about guidelines and applications, visit the website or call Samia Malak at 410-772-2436 or email All applications must be received by December 28, 2001.

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