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Say Yes to Education officially announces Guilford County partnership; offers promise of college scholarships to all local public school district graduates

JAMESTOWN, N.C. – In a “historic day,” Guilford County on Thursday officially became the next community partner of the pioneering national scholarship and student-support program Say Yes to Education, which promises to make possible a college scholarship to every student

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Summit Rotary commits $450,000 to Say Yes to Education

GREENSBORO, N.C. – One of the community’s leading civic organizations – Summit Rotary – has committed its support to the local Say Yes to Education effort. The organization today announced it has pledged its $450,000 endowment toward the revolutionary program,

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Lincoln Financial commits $500,000 to Say Yes to Education

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lincoln Financial Foundation is saying yes to local students with a $500,000 pledge toward helping bring the national education initiative Say Yes to Education to the area. Lincoln’s commitment will directly support a critical technology need which

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LeBauer Park launches construction webcam

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A streaming still camera has been installed at the site of the new Carolyn and Maurice LeBauer Park downtown so that people anywhere can visit the park’s website and see a current image of how the project is

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Public Art Endowment spotlights college students’ work at LeBauer Park site

GREENSBORO, N.C. – As the new Carolyn and Maurice LeBauer Park construction continues into spring of next year, The Public Art Endowment wanted to spruce up the area and spotlight the artistic talent of local college students. New jumbo banners

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Couple pledges $1 million to Say Yes to Education

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A couple has pledged $1 million to help bring the national Say Yes to Education program to Guilford County. “We are delighted to be part of this gigantic effort and wish to remain anonymous, as this is not

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Lee Woodruff – author, philanthropist, reporter – to headline 2015 Women to Women Celebration Luncheon

GREENSBORO, N.C. – New York Times bestselling author, network news reporter and philanthropist Lee Woodruff will be the special guest speaker at Women to Women’s Celebration Luncheon in Greensboro this fall, The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced today. The luncheon is set

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Slane family of High Point makes $1-million gift to Say Yes to Education

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Community Foundation today announced that Marsha Slane and her daughters, Landon and Heath, committed $1 million to support bringing the Say Yes to Education initiative to Guilford County. Marsha and her husband, Jack,

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Cone Health Foundation pledges $1-million grant to support community’s Say Yes to Education initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C. – With a $1-million grant, Cone Health Foundation is showing its strong support of efforts to bring Say Yes to Education to Guilford County, The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro announced today. “The decision for Cone Health Foundation

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Public Art Endowment creates community project using borrowed ladders

The next gift to the community by The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro’s Public Art Endowment is Rise Together Greensboro, a collaborative, site-specific and community-based sculptural project by artist Charlie Brouwer. The completion of a monumental sculpture made of hundreds of

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