Named as new board officers, Special Olympics of N.C., Raleigh, N.C.: * Vice chairman — Richard French, president, Richard French & Associates, Raleigh. * Treasurer — Jim Bullard, senior auditor, Wachovia Bank, Raleigh. Named by The Cancer Cure Coalition, Scarsdale, N.Y.: * Communications consultant – Dr. Lydia Bronte, gerontologist, writer and project design consultant. * Executive producer, informational television programs – Dan Grabel, retired producer, editor, wrier, reporter, NBC Network News. * Development consultant – Elaine Zukerman, former director of public relations and national celebrity manager, March of Dimes.
Thomas S. Kenan III, Chapel Hill, N.C., received the Leadership in the Arts award, N.C. Museum of Art, Raleigh, N.C.
Robert Beal, partner, The Beal Companies, Waltham, Mass., named chair for Community & Capital Campaign, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Boston, Mass.
Named as new board managers, The Philadelphia Foundation, Philadelphia: *Alicia Christian — co-founder and executive director, Committee for Dignity and Fairness for the Homeless Housing Development. *Edward Y. Kung — retired officer-in-charge, CIGNA. *Andrew S. Park — program director, Wellspring Advisors.
Elected as directors, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, Greensboro, N.C.: * John L. Bakane — president and CEO, Cone Mills Corp. * Louise F. Brady — partner, Freemon, Lewis Brady, Knott Financial Strategies Group, Prudential Securities. * Luck G. Davidson — community volunteer. * J. Lee Lloyd – attorney, Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard. * Mac Sims – president and CEO, East Market Street Development Corp.
March of Dimes, Winston-Salem, N.C., announced awards and named board officers: * Volunteer of the Year — Laura Grant, neonatal intensive care unit social worker, Sara Lee Center for Women’s Health, Winston-Salem. * Communications award — Lisa Fields, marketing and promotion director, Clear Channel Communications, Winston-Salem. * Bonnie Poindexter Distinguished Service award — Karen Bowen, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem. * Rebecca Hutchins award — Dr. Virginia Nichols, neonatologist, Forsyth Medical Center, Winston-Salem. * Board chair — Russ Goddard, vice president of planning, purchasing and distribution, Sara Lee Sportswear. * Vice chair — Tracy Greenwood, Mt. Airy, N.C. * Treasurer — Chuck Kupsky, vice president of wealth management and market finance, Wachovia Bank, Winston-Salem.
Reynolds Price, James B. Duke Professor of English, Duke University, received Caldwell Award for the Humanities, N.C. Humanities Council, Greensboro, N.C.
Jay Love, CEO, eTapestry, Indianapolis, appointed board vice chairman, Think Tank and Research Council, ePhilanthropy Foundation, Washington, D.C.