CFGG News

Gordon D. Soenksen joins The Community Foundation as Chief Development Officer

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that Gordon D. Soenksen has joined the Foundation as its new Chief Development Officer. Soenksen brings an enormous amount of strategic fundraising experience to the Foundation. Most

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Greensboro family foundation pledges $5-million gift to performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A proposed new downtown performing arts center for Greensboro today received a $5-million pledge toward its creation. The gift is from the family of Leonard and Tobee Kaplan through their family foundation, the Toleo Foundation. “We were

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Scholarship names Northern Guilford High School student its 2013 recipient

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Morgan Hakala, a 2013 graduate of Northern Guilford High School, has received the John Carlton Myatt Writing Scholarship. Hakala, the daughter of Chris and Linda Hakala, will attend the University of North Carolina Asheville, where she will

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Two Greensboro foundations commit $3 million in support of performing arts center

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (June 5, 2013) – The Cemala Foundation and The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro today announced $3 million in commitments to a proposed new performing arts center in downtown Greensboro. Cemala committed $2 million toward the

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Public Art Endowment unveils whirligig sculpture at Wesley Long Hospital; trustees select second moving piece for long-term installation in September

GREENSBORO, N.C. – (May 16, 2013) – The Public Art Endowment has unveiled an important new sculpture on the campus of Wesley Long Hospital. In addition, Public Art Endowment trustees recently voted to place a second moving sculpture as its

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