Press Releases

Meet Community Game Changer, Mildred O. Poole!

It’s safe to say that if you were a child, had or have a child in Guilford County, Mildred O. Poole made your life better. Kids have a true champion in Mildred, whose tireless passion and commitment is unparalleled and

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Shelby Joyce Awarded John Carlton Myatt Scholarship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shelby Joyce Awarded John Carlton Myatt Scholarship Honors Guilford County Senior for Outstanding Writing that Makes a Community Impact Greensboro, NC – The 2017 John Carlton Myatt writing scholarship has been awarded to Shelby Joyce of Jamestown.

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Actress Andie MacDowell to Speak at Women to Women Luncheon October 16

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Greensboro, NC – The Women to Women Initiative of the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG) has announced actress Andie MacDowell as the featured speaker for their annual celebration luncheon. The event is slated for Monday, October 16, at the

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The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Announces 2017 Game Changers

Unsung Community Heroes Step onto the Pitcher’s Mound and into the Spotlight Greensboro, NC – For the third year, the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is teaming up with the Greensboro Grasshoppers to recognize local “Game Changers” who make the

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Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Names New Director of Marketing and Communications

Greensboro, NC – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro has named Jennifer Sterling as director of marketing and communications, effective February 1. She will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic branding, communications, public events and activities in order to

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The Community Foundation recognizes area leaders throughout second season of Game Changer awards

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

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Beautiful Public Art Design Revealed for New Van Dyke Space

NEWS RELEASE – The Public Art Endowment, an initiative of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro, announces that Carl Powell has been commissioned to provide a public art experience on the exterior walls of the Greensboro Cultural Center. These walls

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Dedication ceremony and sculpture lighting celebration to highlight LeBauer Park opening festivities in August

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (June 10, 2016) – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro today announced it will officially present the city with the new Carolyn & Maurice LeBauer Park in early August, fulfilling the final wishes of a generous donor

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National CEO of YWCA USA to headline Women to Women Celebration Luncheon

GREENSBORO, N.C. –Dara Richardson-Heron, chief executive officer of YWCA USA, the nation’s oldest and largest multicultural organization that promotes solutions to enhance the lives of women, girls and families, will be the keynote speaker of Women to Women’s Celebration luncheon

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Thanksgiving/Holiday Fund launches Ken Conrad Endowment with Grasshoppers, Libby Hill support

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Grasshoppers today (April 4, 2016) announced it is kicking off a season-long fundraising campaign to help launch a new endowment in support of the Thanksgiving/Holiday Fund. The organization also pledged a $10,000 lead gift to

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