Independent Sector has elected new board directors and officers. New board directors: Angela Glover Blackwell — founder and president, PolicyLink, Oakland, Calif.; David Eisner — senior vice president, AOL Time Warner Foundation, New York. *Kevin Klose — president and CEO, National Public Radio, Washington, D.C. *Paula Van Ness — president and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Phoenix, Ariz. *Gary L. Yates — president and CEO, California Wellness Foundation, Woodland Hills, Calif. Elected as board officers: *Chair — John Seffrin, CEO, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Ga. *Vice chair — Art Taylor, president and CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Arlington, Va. *Secretary — Christopher Gates, president, National Civic League, Washington, D.C. *Treasurer — Marilda Gandara, treasurer, president and executive director, Aetna Foundation, Hartford, Conn.
The March of Dimes WalkAmerica will kick-off its fundraiser for the Greater Triad area, North Carolina at local theaters. FREE MOVIE for registered teams. RSVP by January 15, 2003 at 336-723-4386 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The kick-off will take place: Saturday, January 18 at 10am at Wynnsong 12, Winston-Salem; West End Cinemas, Burlington. or Saturday, January 25 at 10am at Carousel Grande Theater, Greensboro; and Starmount Theater, Jonesville.
Crisis Assistance Ministry in Charlotte needs volunteers to help sort coats received from donors over the holidays. Extended volunteer hours include Tuesday evenings from 5 to 9pm and most Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. The ministry is located on Spratt Street, near downtown Charlotte, NC. For more information or to volunteer, call Dave Miller at 704-371-3001 x136.
Wake Education Partnership will be holding a volunteer training session for volunteer facilitators for its Voices and Choices programs at the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh, NC, on January 16 at 12pm and January 23 at 5:30pm. For more information or to register, contact Cyndi Soter O’Neil at 919-821-7609 or email@example.com.