Press Releases For NC - Durham (US)
Ziva Raney, currently serving as Director of Development with Make-A-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina, has been appointed to President and CEO of the same organization, following a year of interim leadership and an extensive nation-wide search.
The Make-a-Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina, an organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, recently announced the appointment of Ziva Raney as its new Director of Development. In her new role, Ms. Raney will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of fundraising, including developing strategies and initiatives for increasing funding. Upon the completion of the merger between the MAWF organizations of Eastern and Western NC in 2009, she will assume the role of Regional Executive Director.
The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has announced that four scientists have been recognized with awards from the Society of Toxicology, a professional organization committed to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science of toxicology at their 51st Annual Meeting that was held March 11-15 in San Francisco.
Natalie Perkins, president of Clean Design, Inc., has announced Tierney Farrell has joined the branding and design agency as an account coordinator. In her position, she will support the account management team, provide daily assistance to the account managers, serve as communications liaison with clients and attend meetings for planning strategies for clients. Prior to joining Clean Design, Farrell served as marketing manager for Winston Joseph LLC in Morrisville, N.C., where she provided global project management support, executed a branding campaign and designed a training website, among other activities.
We did a simple survey in 2011 titled “On the road to SaaS Where are You?. The results were shared free of cost with all the participants. Many of them benefited from knowing where they are viz-a-viz the rest of the market and it helped them plan their roadmap better.
Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church, a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that his father, Bishop G.A. Thompson, will speak at the church’s Sunday morning services on March 18 at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon in the sanctuary located at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. in Durham. His message will center on the hope that is found in God’s eternal kingdom.
Propelling the future of agriculture was a central theme at the 2012 Ag Issues Forum, hosted by Bayer CropScience in Nashville, Tenn., last week. Thought leaders discussed the challenges of and solutions for feeding a growing population through sustainable food, fuel and fiber production.
The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences has announced that its scientists will be presenting more than 40 talks and posters and leading workshops on topics covering a variety of current trends and issues in the field of toxicology at the Society of Toxicology’s 51st Annual Meeting & ToxExpoTM running Sunday, March 11 through Thursday, March 15 at the Moscone Convention Center, located at 747 Howard St. in San Francisco.
CashAdvance.com is proud to debut the North Carolina Loan Process page. This free resource helps educate consumers on the details of getting a payday loan in North Carolina. Cash advances have been become a popular method for consumers to solve their urgent financial needs. While states have done a lot to protect consumers who attempt to get a cash advance, scam artists continue to find ways to con people out of money they can’t afford.
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Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the firm’s 25 year anniversary and its 10 year anniversary of doing business in the United States was a banner year for the company. During 2011 the firm underwent exponential growth, launching International Meeting Planners (IMP), the firm’s meetings division providing full service delivery of meetings for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. IMP’s clientele include a diverse collection of CROs and pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church (http://www.wocconline.org), a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that the church will host a Valentine’s party branded “A Valentine’s For All”. The event takes place between 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Feb. 10 in the church’s main lobby at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. in Durham. More than 700 people are expected to attend the Caribbean-themed event, which will feature live music, Caribbean food, dancing and interactive incentive based competitions. In previous years the church’s Valentine’s celebration took the form of a formal banquet open only to married and engaged couples; this year the event has been reclassified as a party and is open anyone regardless of their status.
Golf Channel host, Gary Williams, debuted Old Chatham’s new Hogan clothing line on Friday’s “Morning Drive” show. The Hogan line is a significant name to Old Chatham, as Hogan is the club’s nine year old British Lab that employees and members have grown to love as a part of the Old Chatham family.
Schools Pilot Premier Curriculum Using Latest Technology Devices to Strengthen 21st Century STEM Skills
Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church, a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that Next Level Woman, the church’s women’s ministry, will host its 2012 kickoff event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. in Durham. First Lady LaShawn Thompson, wife of Pastor Andy and head of the women’s ministry, will address attendees on the importance of recognizing God’s promise to them in their life. Her message of hope is designed to reach women of all ages and backgrounds, in order to spread the message that God is an ever-present, powerful force in their lives.
Source-Omega today announced CereNate DHA is officially accepted for sale in Singapore. The validation is from the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) Singapore, registration number HPRG-HSU-2011-11-0030, in compliance with the Guidelines for Health Supplements.
Old Chatham Golf Club, located in the heart of the Triangle, was recently honored with the appearance of PGA Golfer, Corey Pavin. Corey hosted a golf clinic for Old Chatham members and their guests on September 28th, 2011, while in town preparing for the Champions Tour SAS Championship.
Apostolic Leader And Bishop In Jamaica To Address Worshippers With Message Of Hope, Transformation On Wednesday, Jan. 18
Local Durham private golf club commemorated its 10th Anniversary at cocktail party attended by members and guests.
Source-Omega, a finished products manufacturer and educational marketing company, announced today their new peer-reviewed publication titled "A Substitute for Fish Oil: Qualifying Algae Oil Omega-3s as a Medical Food," written by Dr Scott D. Doughman, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer.
Natalie Perkins, president of Clean Design, Inc., a branding and design agency, has announced that Jennifer Hazelett has joined the agency as vice president, account management director. With more than 13 years of experience, Hazelett will bring valuable skills to the management team for building brand and client relationships to achieve client and agency business goals. Prior to joining Clean Design, Hazelett was most recently an account director at McKinney in Durham, N.C. She has experience with such clients as Travelocity, Lands’ End, First Citizens Bank, PNC Bank, Audi, Radio Flyer and Qwest Communications. During her career, Hazelett’s work has been recognized on multiple occasions by the Effie and Mixx Awards.
Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the company was a sponsor for the 2011 Goodmon Awards, a Leadership Triangle event held on Dec. 8 at the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, N.C. Leadership Triangle is a nonprofit organization established in 1992 to educate and promote regionalism across the separate communities of the Triangle, and its 9th annual event recognized regionally-involved leaders, including public and government officials, organizations, partnerships and Goodmon Fellows, who are Leadership Triangle Alumni. A Goodmon Fellow, Webb completed the Leadership Triangle program this year.
Sally Webb, CSEP, CEO of The Special Event Company, a strategic event and meeting management company, has announced that the company was a sponsor for the 2011 YWCA Academy of Women Awards, held on Nov. 9 at the Raleigh Marriot City Center in Raleigh, N.C. Each year, the gala recognizes area women who have made strides in impacting their local community through empowering women and seeking to eliminate racism. The YWCA of The Triangle’s 29th annual event attracted more than 400 attendees and included a performance by six-time Grammy® nominee Nnenna Freelon.
Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church, a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that the church is inviting the public to two New Year’s Eve services on Saturday, Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., and three New Year’s Day services on Sunday, Jan. 1 at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon, all at the church’s location at 2933 South Miami Blvd. in Durham. Both New Year’s Eve services will include a vow renewal for married couples, a time of commitment for teens and singles, and the reveal of World Overcomers Christian Church’s 2012 theme. Childcare will only be provided for the 7:30 p.m. New Years Eve service.
Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church, a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that the church is inviting the public to three Christmas Day services, taking place on the regular Sunday worship times at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon on Sunday, Dec. 25 at 2933 South Miami Blvd., Ste. 107 to 114, in Durham. The church’s praise and worship team, Frontline, will sing original selections from their 2011 Christmas album, “You Are the King,” during the family-centered services. World Overcomers Christian Church seeks to welcome people of all ages during these times, with adults and teens worshipping in the sanctuary, and children participating in a “Happy Birthday Jesus!” party presented by the children’s ministry, complete with food, gifts and a theatrical performance on the importance of Christmas. More than 500 children are expected to attend this portion of the Christmas services.
Critical Path Institute (C-Path) and The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences (The Hamner) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop innovative, collaborative activities in the areas of regulatory science research for predicting, detecting and monitoring liver safety issues during the development of new medicines.
Bayer CropScience, one of the world’s top innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits, has announced that the company recently participated in a service and educational event for The Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen. The event, which involved providing a meal and winter clothing to Triangle men and women in need, was part of Bayer CropScience’s holiday outreach efforts. The Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen, located at the Church of the Good Shepherd in downtown Raleigh, serves meals to hundreds of Triangle residents each day.