Youth Service America announced it will offer 125 service and service-learning grants to teachers, youth and faith-based groups during the 15th Annual National Youth Service Day April 11-13. The grants will be used to implement service projects in areas including literacy, the environment, healthcare, hunger and assisting the elderly. For more information, visit the website.
Elected as board officers for the Research Triangle Regional Partnership in Research Triangle Park, N.C.: *Chair — Southgate Jones III, president of BB&T-Asura, Raleigh, N.C. *Chair-elect — Jim Roberson, president, Research Triangle Foundation. *Immediate Past Chairman — James R. Talton, vice president, Impact Design Build Inc., Cary, N.C. *Treasurer — J.D. Solomon, vice president, CH2M, Cherry Point, N.C. *Secretary — Glen Newsome, executive director, Person County Economic Development Commission, Roxboro, N.C.
Named as new board officers for the PGE Foundation in Portland, Ore.: *Chair — Gweneth Gamble Booth, media consultant. *Treasurer — James Piro, executive vice president, Finance; chief financial officer and treasurer, Portland General Electric. *Secretary — Rosalie Duron, Legal Department, Portland General Electric. *President — Carole Morse, Public Affairs and Corporate Communications, Portland General Electric.
Food Bank of Oakland County of Pontiac, Michigan received $25,000 from DaimlerChrysler Corp. Fund, Auburn Hills, Mich.
The Heinz Endowments of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania awarded $300,000 to Pennsylvania Child Care Association, Harrisburg.
Special Olympics Philadelphia, Philadelphia, received $25,000 from Verity Foundation, Philadelphia.
Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Coalition of N.C., with N.C. Division of Public Health, will sponsor a symposium, “Searching for Solutions to Teen Pregnancy” on Thursday, May 8, 2003 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, N.C. For more information, call 919-932-9885 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Williams Overman Pierce & Co., LLP and Poyner & Spruill LLP will present “Minimizing Non-profit risk: How to protect yourself, your tax-exempt organization and your board” seminar on Thursday, February 6, 2003 at Poyner & Spruill’s office located at 3600 Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina. The seminar will be held from 8:30-10:15 am, and is free to the first 50 pre-registered attendees. For more information or to pre-register, call 919-782-3444 or email name, address, and phone number to email@example.com or visit the website.
The Young Advocates, a volunteer group comprised of Triangle young professionals, invites new and current members to a social meeting Thursday, January 23, 2003 at 6:30pm at Bogart’s American Grill in Raleigh, North Carolina. The group helps with philanthropic projects for the Boys & Girls Clubs. For more information, contact April Anthony at 919-834-6282 or visit the web site.
e-Philanthropy will sponsor their 4th annual conference Sunday, March 9 through Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at the Oakland Marriott City Center Hotel in Oakland, California. For more information about the conference or to register, visit the web site. For more information about exhibiting, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wake Education Partnership kicks-off its annual fundraiser Thursday, January 16, 2003 at the Sheraton Capital Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The group has set a goal of $1 million to help support change in public schools. For more information, visit the web site.