CFGG News

Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. announces hiring of executive director

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. (GDPI), the newly formed nonprofit that will oversee operations of the Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park and adjacent Center City Park downtown, has hired its executive director. Denise Caruso has an extensive background

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Multiple, wide-ranging gifts totaling $890,000 pledged to Say Yes Guilford

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Families, corporations and foundations have added nearly $900,000 to Say Yes Guilford coffers through pledges that vary greatly in size.   The total amount of these pledges is $890,000 – bringing the overall amount raised so far

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High Point family commits $1 million gift to Say Yes to Education Guilford

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A generous local benefactor has committed $1 million to support Say Yes to Education Guilford, the new education initiative that launched locally in September, the High Point Community Foundation announced today. This new pledge illustrates the

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Foundation recognizes community ‘Game Changers’ with new award

GREENSBORO, N.C. – As the Greensboro Grasshoppers bids farewell to summertime baseball, the inaugural season of an exciting new program of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has wrapped, as well. This year, the Foundation honored outstanding individuals – a

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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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