Nonprofit news roundup, 07.07.17

Kellan Moore to head John Rex Endowment

Kellan Moore, executive director of Care Share Health Alliance, will join the John Rex Endowment in Raleigh in mid-August as president and CEO.

She will succeed Kevin Cain, who in April announced his retirement after 16 years as president and CEO.

Moore previously served as program officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation, and supervisor of corporate giving at Progress Energy.

Miller, Stradling join Wake Tech Foundation

Roxanne Miller, former development manager for the Poe Center for Health Education in Raleigh, has joined Wake Tech Foundation as director of development, and Meg Stradling, former director of finance at Triangle Family Services, has joined the Foundation as director of finance.

Wake Salvation Army names development director

Tara Shepherd-Bowdel, former regional development officer in the eastern U.S. for Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Ind., has joined Salvation Army of Wake County as director of development and community relations.

Boys & Girls Clubs getting $25,000

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties is getting a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to support activities involving science, technology, engineering and math at its Durham Club, which serves mainly low-income, at-risk youth.

Forsyth Tech gets $10,000

Forsyth Tech in Winston-Salem has received a $10,000 grant from Bank of America Foundation that it will use to to support its Economic and Workforce Development programs.

Forsyth Promise awarded $1,000

The Forsyth Promise in Winston-Salem has been awarded a $1,000 donation by the Prince Hall-affiliated Order of the Eastern Star.

Salvation Army to hose scavenger event

The Salvation Army of Wake County will host its 6th annual Most Amazing Race Raleigh on August 26 at downtown locations throughout downtown Raleigh.

The scavenger-hunt event last year raised over $30,000.

Fayetteville teacher Virginia Jicha has begun a two-year term as volunteer president of the North Carolina PTA.

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