Durham’s Partnership for Children hosted its first Early Childhood Bus Tour of 2014 on Feb. 11th.
This event, sponsored by Mechanics and Farmers Bank, provided guests an opportunity to learn more about the partnership’s work throughout Durham and view the community through the lens of early childhood.
Michael Walter Lee, a sophomore at Jordan High School, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting. He is the son of Mark and Jodie Lee.
At the Jan. 20 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, local attorney Brent Groce spoke about the Teen Court program in Person County.
Grandmaster Jessie Bowen, a 10th degree black belt in karate, was named Ambassador of Goodwill to the Martial Arts by Action Martial Arts Magazine and was inducted into the Action Martial Arts Hall of Fame Jan. 25 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Wow, time flies! It’s a new year for new beginnings and new partnerships.
Durham Kappas recently joined brothers from around the Triangle to celebrate Kappa Alpha Psi’s Triangle Area Founders Day Celebration.
At the Jan. 13 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, Abby Gentry, executive director of Roxboro Development Group, updated the club on the role of RDG and its activities. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University in interior design and a masters degree in historic preservation from UNC-Greensboro.
Dr. Johnea Kelley delivered the 23rd Annual Education Lecture sponsored by the Central Carolina Black Nurses Council, Inc. at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill on Dec. 7.
On Dec. 7, 2013, the Old Farm and River Forest communities of Northern Durham hosted a classy “Holiday Gala” at the Millennium Hotel. Guests and friends enjoyed a delicious plated meal of roasted Atlantic salmon, grilled rosemary chicken or a vegetarian entrée.
Thanks to the generosity of the Durham community, 18 boxes filled with 277 stockings were shipped December 5th to three military units overseas.
The holidays were brighter this year for hundreds of Durham County families thanks to some incredible community partnerships and commitment.
Once again, the Volunteer Center of Durham coordinated a Thanksgiving Dinners Program and “Share Your Christmas” on behalf of the Durham County Department of Social Services. These programs serve Durham County residents who are unable to provide for themselves and their families during the holidays.