News about grants, gifts
GreenHill was awarded $21,500 from Lincoln Financial Foundation. This support will allow GreenHill to continue to offer free Group Visits for undeserved children, workshops for parents and caregivers and expand curriculum to better accommodate special needs children and adults.
Bell, Davis & Pitt will contribute $10,000 a year over the course of six years to Project Impact, an educational initiative benefiting at-risk students who are pre-K eligible or who attend Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.
Chiesi USA, a Cary-based specialty pharmaceutical company, received the Triangle Business Journal Corporate Philanthropy Award. In the past 12-months, Chiesi USA awarded more than $550,000 in support of patients within its therapeutic areas and select local charities.
News about people, groups
The Johnston County Community Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2017 Frances Finch Hobart Award for volunteering in community service.
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce named Adrienne Cole as the new President and CEO.
The Triangle Literacy Council held an orientation for a Department of Labor Youth Build Program targeting low-income young men and women between 16 and 24. Over the course of a year, participants will be assisted by Triangle Literacy Council staff in obtaining their GED, vocational training, and leadership skills.
Communities In Schools of Durham Executive Director Beverly Hardin will be stepping down at the end of March. Cerise Collins will serve as Interim Executive Director.
Dress for Success Triangle hosted its public Boutique Sale for spring attire on Saturday, March 25th in Raleigh.
United Arts Council will hold a First Friday Exhibit and Reception on April 7th at their featuring artwork by Wake County Public School System Gifts of Gold participants.
The Nile Project, in partnership with NCSU, held its Creek Connections event hosted by the Walnut Creek Wetland Center on March 19th.
Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) held its Grand Opening Ceremony on March 23rd of the FTCC Educational Center.
Keystone Systems and the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped selected Heather Brown as the honoree of the 2017 Julie Klauber Award.
The 24 Foundation appointed Bryan McMillan and Justin Hage to its Board of Directors and Damian Magarelli and Anina deNobriga as part-time staff members.
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