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Nov. 16: Community Theatre, MADD, Wildacres, and more

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Community Theatre of Greensboro kicked capital campaign to raise $2 million to buy Broach Theatre property; already has raised $750,000.


Craig Lloyd, former executive director, Mothers Against Drunk Driving of North Carolina, named executive director, Futures for Kids.


Minda Brooks, former assistant director, Benjamin N. Duke Scholarship Program, Duke University, named network and program director, Wildacres Leadership Initiative, Durham.


American Heart Association’s 2011 Tanglewood Heart Walk, sponsored by Wake Forest Baptist Health and TE Connectivity, raised $575,000 for research and prevention-education programs for heart disease and stroke.


United Way of North Carolina spearheaded launch of NC 2-1-1 iPhone app to help people throughout state find community resources.


Junior League of Charlotte raised nearly $47,000 at second annual Lights! Camera! Fashion! Fundraiser on Oct. 16.


Inaugural Bob Boyd Invitational, Wilmington, raised over $20,000 for The National Bone Marrow Registry, The Lineberger Cancer Research Center, SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals, and The Bob Boyd Scholarship at Pine Valley Country Club.


Richard Daugherty, retired vice president, IBM Worldwide Manufacturing division, named to board, John Rex Endowment.


Foundation Center and Nonprofit Resource Center, Wake County Public Libraries, holding nonprofit proposal-writing workshop, Dec. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cameron Village Library; register at http://www.grantspace.org/.


Deadline is Dec. 12 to submit nominations for annual Business Support of the Arts Awards, United Arts Council of Raleigh and Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.


Ten Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness and United Way of Forsyth County hosting 5K/10K Fun Run to benefit Veterans Helping  Veterans, transitional housing program for homeless veterans, Nov. 9, BB&T Ballpark, Winston-Salem.


Bell, David & Pitt law firm is presenting sponsor of 28th Annual YMCA Mistletoe Half Marathon, 5K and Fun Run on Dec. 3 at William G. White Jr. Family YMCA benefiting YMCA of Northwest North Carolina.


Sophia S. Cody, who as its board president in 1958 raised funds for its current headquarters on University Parkway, received Heritage Award from Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem.


Welfare Reform Liaison Project, Greensboro, named three AmeriCorps VISTA members – Wanda Bridges, Boys and Girls Club of High Point; Kristen Jeffers, Guilford Child Development; and Nicholas Sorosky, Church World Service, Durham.


Mark Philbrick, director of staff development and community education, Hospice of Wake County, elected to three-year term, board of directors, Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care.


Salvation Army of High Point kicked off Angel Tree Program that lets community adopt an “angel” to fulfill wishes of local children.


Easter Seals UCP North Carolina & Virginia, Raleigh, received 2011 NC Rehabilitation Association Organizational Award.


Guilford Child Development, Greensboro, received National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation.


All 27 Massage Envy clinics in North Carolna raised over $20,000 for Arthritis Foundation during Healing Hands for Arthritis event Oct. 12.


5th Annual Easter Seals UCP Walk With Me event raised over $16,000 for programs and services for children and adults with disabilities and special needs.


Hemophilia of North Carolina raised over $83,000 from fourth annual Hemophilia Walk and received Award of Distinction in Outreach from National Hemophilia Foundation.


Salvation Army of Wake County registered 3,461 families for its Christmas Cheer program, highest number ever and 500 more children than in 2010.

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