Nonprofit news roundup, 01.12.18

Cary Rotary Club event to support hunger relief

The Cary Rotary Club will host its 15th annual Chili Dinner fundraiser on January 26 at Kirk of Kildare Presbyterian Church at 200 High Meadow Drive in Cary.

The event, featuring meals meals prepared by Whole Foods Market, aims to raise $44,000 to support local hunger reliefs and support over 94,000 meals throughout the world, over $11,000 to support local hunger relief efforts

Big Hair Ball to benefit Family Service

The Guild and Junior Guild of Family Service of Greensboro will host the sixth annual Big Hair Ball on January 27 at the Elm Street Center in downtown Greensboro.

Honorary chair for the event, which will include a cocktail reception, silent auction and runway fashion show, is Lindsey Auman, and platinum sponsors are Lenny Peters Foundation/Bethany Medical Center and Woodruff Family Law Group.

Methodist Home to host gala

The Methodist Home for Children in Raleigh will host its gala, A Winter’s Tale, on January 27 at The Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom, featuring speaker Jimmy Wayne, a country musician and author.

New ballet to focus on infertility, miscarriages [photos]

Infertility and miscarriages will be the focus of (MIS)CONCEPTION, a new dance show that Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet in Greensboro will introduce on February 3 at the Odeon Theater at Greensboro Coliseum at 4 p.m.

Following the premier of the show, which will tell the true stories of three women who have dealt with infertility and miscarriages, the women and healthcare professionals will talk about infertility and miscarriage.

The show is funded with support from Lincoln Financial, ArtsGreensboro and an anonymous donor.

Me Fine Foundation names development director

Katie Todd, former director of digital strategies for the North Carolina League of Conservation Voters, is joining the Me Fine Foundation in Princeton, N.C., as its first full-time development director.

Center for Volunteer Caregiving to host gala

The Center for Volunteer Caregiving in Cary will celebrate receiving the George Maddox Award from the state Department of Health and Human Service at The Center’s annual fundraising gala on February 9 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at N.C. State University Club in Raleigh.

Duke gets $5 million to endow dean’s chair

The law school at Duke University in Durham has received a $5 million grant from The Duke Endowment in Charlotte to has established a named chair the dean’s position.

The first James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law will be David F. Levi, who has served as Duke Law’s dean and a professor of law since 2007.

Levi plans to step down as dean on June 30. The university is conducting a search for his successor, who will occupy the endowed chair upon appointment.

Ronald McDonald House benefits from gift drive

CBRE|Triad partnered with Hirschfeld Industries, Samet Corporation and Apex Systems in a Christmas drive that donated $1,250 worth of presents and gifts to the annual Santa’s Workshop at Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem.

More than twenty employees participated in the fundraiser.

Teacher grants available

February 15 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting applications for grants of up to $2,500 each from The Winston-Salem Foundation for professional development for educators from -pre-kindergarten through 12th grade in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.

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