* Triangle Homeworks, Raleigh nonprofit assisting families with home repairs and restoration, partnered with ABC network’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition to reconstruct home of Raleigh family.
* Raleigh TakeOut, meal delivery service, working in partnership with more than a dozen Raleigh restaurants to collect toys for needy children during holiday season.
* Bob Langston, interpretive specialist with North Carolina Zoo and Randolph County Big Sweep Coordinator, received Caroline Parker Outstanding Achievement Award from North Carolina Big Sweep for volunteer efforts to preserve litter-free watersheds.
* American Red Cross Greater Carolinas Chapter presented Duke Energy Foundation with Circle of Humanitarians award in recognition of Duke’s financial assistance programs.
* David J. Lilly, former director of major gifts and planned giving, Atlanta Christian College, East Point, Ga., named director of Development Foundation of North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.
* Forsyth County CROP Walk, sponsored by Crisis Control Ministry, Winston-Salem and Kernersville, raised $50,000 to fight hunger.
* Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Potter’s House Community Kitchen held dedication service to celebrate renovations made possible by grant from Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation.
* Winston-Salem LISC held second community development awards program to recognize individuals and organizations instrumental to revitalization of low-income neighborhoods in Winston-Salem. Monica Lett, city employee retiring after 20 years, was honored.
* International Affairs Council announced 2007 American Marshall Memorial Fellows from North Carolina: Cal Cunningham, attorney, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, Winston-Salem; Isaac Lake, teacher of AP/IB English, Enloe High School, Raleigh; Sam Matheny, general manager, News over Wireless, Raleigh; and Jeff Merritt, eastern regional director, government and public affairs, KB Home, Raleigh.
* Nature Conservancy and Duke Corporate Education teamed up to create John C. Sawhill Executive Education Program, emphasizing need for communication in variable work setting.
* Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina announced former Governor Jim Hunt as honorary chair of campaign for “Down Home” project, acquainting North Carolinians with civic, educational, and philanthropic contributions of Jewish people to N.C.
* Michael Guillot, former director of development, WakeMed Foundation, Raleigh, named vice president for development, North Carolina Symphony.
* Pamela M. Barrett resigned as executive director of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro to take position with Hospice and Palliative Care-Charlotte Region.
* North Carolina Bankers Association presented Encouraging Volunteerism award to First Federal Savings Bank, Lincolnton, for outstanding achievements with Camp Challenge, camp opened by Association to train children in financial literacy, citizenship and entrepreneurship.
* United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro issued call for artists to participate in Coffee Cup Collaborative, project to commemorate Greensboro lunch counter sit-in movement of 1960; submissions due by Jan. 31, 2007.
* WakeMed Foundation announced celebration of fundraising year that brought in $5 million, bringing total net assets to $10 million.
* CC Communications, Charlotte, received Gold Award and Honorable Mention for website design in MarCom Creative Awards Competition, sponsored by Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.
* Anita Shirley, former southeast foundations officer for Environmental Defense, named assistant director of foundation relations for Duke University Medical Center.