Dec. 5: Community Foundation of Western N.C., Junior Achievement, High Point University, and more

Bob Wagner, former vice president of programs, and Lisa Forehand, program officer, both have left Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Asheville.

Bebee Bason Lee, former executive director, The Foundation of Hope for Research and Treatment of Mental Illness, Raleigh, named president, Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina, Raleigh.

High Point University developed new ongoing program, partnering with Food Donation Connection and Open Door Ministries to donate surplus food from the university.

Salvation Army of Winston-Salem aims to raise $735,000 over five weeks its annual Red Kettle Campaign.

Pamela Palmer, assistant professor of nonprofit leadership and management, High Point University, awarded 2011 Guilford Nonprofit Consortium Service Award.

24 Hours of Booty, Charlotte, expanding to Indianapolis.

Patton McDowell & Associates, Charlotte, launched PMA Pro Bono Project, annual effort to provide consulting services to a local nonprofit.

YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, Winston-Salem, named Kim McClure, former senior program director, childcare services branch, as executive director of the branch; John Coulter, former executive director, Kernersville Family YMCA, and Angela Blakely, chief operating officer, YMCA of Iredell County, both promoted to vice president of operations, YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Association.

Nonprofits in Cumberland County may apply until Jan. 6 to the Women’s Giving Circle of Cumberland County for grants up to $52,000 in the areas of homelessness and food insecurity for women and children.

SearStone, a not-for-profit continuing-care retirement community planned for Cary, and The Carying Place, a nonprofit that works to help homeless families become self-sufficient, are partnering to collect household items for families in need.

HopeLine, Raleigh, named three members to board of directors – Lauren Brown, S&A Cherokee; Nicolette Baglio, ProAnnecto; and Yancy Strickland, Strickland Consulting.

Fidelity Investments, partnering with Junior Achievement of Easter North Carolina, launched program to teach practical information on personal fiancé and career goals at Reedy Creek Middle School, Cary.

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