Banker and bonds trader, Jacques C. LeBermuth gave a $9.5 million bequest to the Worcester Academy in Worcester, MA. He was a former student in the early 1920s, but did not graduate. It is one of the largest amounts given to a U.S. prep school.
Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is looking for nominations for the Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards. The awards are presented annually based on nominations by individuals across the state. The Foundation is seeking nominations from March 20 through June 1, 2002 for the 17th annual awards to be presented in November. Anyone may make a nomination except the nominee. Categories for the awards are advocacy—for advocacy on behalf of people, issues, or concerns that otherwise may be without effective voices; personal service—for individuals who have gone beyond ordinary acts of personal charity and have stimulated change in others or alleviated the condition of a less-favored group; and race relations—for individuals who have acted in extraordinary ways to bring about improvements in race relations in a community. Each award is accompanied by a grant of $25,000, of which $20,000 will be designated for charitable organizations chosen by the recipient. Nominations must be submitted on forms supplied by the Foundation. Nomination forms are available by calling 1-800-443-8319 or 336-725-7541, by visiting the foundation’s Web site, or by writing the Foundation at the following address: Nancy Susan Reynolds Awards Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation 101 Reynolda Village Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106-5199
Durham Crisis Response Center will host its Second Annual Silent Auction Benefit on Friday, April 12, 2002 at the Durham Armory from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in Durham, North Carolina. Silent Auction begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $25 ($20 tax-deductible) per guest and can be reserved by calling (919) 403-9425, extension 22, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.