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2013-05-02 23:23:26

From victimized to victorious, annual charity event announces initial sponsors for golf tournament to be held May 13, benefiting victims of physical, sexual, emotional abuse. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Quality Mat Company is proud to once again be a platinum sponsor of the Girls´ Haven Annual Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, May 13, 2013. Last year´s event rated a huge success and with the help of contributions and sponsors, the tournament helped raise over $100,000.00...

2011-04-07 00:00:27

Lightning Labels has partnered with Classroom Central, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes free school supplies on behalf of impoverished Charlotte, NC students. Nonprofit Classroom Central has put $23 million worth of learning tools in the hands of young learners during its first eight years. The Denver-based custom label printer's first contribution to the nonprofit was a donation of full color, adhesive window decals custom printed with the Classroom Central logo. The...

2009-12-01 15:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting North Carolina's most talented and creative artists with the state's most enthusiastic art lovers, the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art presents its 30th annual Winter Show on December 6 through January 15. Featuring 500+ works for purchase from more than 150 artists from Penland to Pamlico, it is the largest and finest juried exhibition and sale of North Carolina art and crafts. Paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry,...

2008-07-06 15:00:19

By Ken Keuffel, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 6--A trip to the Brevard Music Center is quite a hike. But if you're willing to leave Winston-Salem around 9:30 or 10 on Sunday mornings through Aug. 10, you can attend an orchestral concert at 3 p.m., squeezing in brief stops for lunch and dinner along the way, and still get home at a reasonable hour. I did just that on June 29. There were many reasons I made the trip. For starters, the Winston-Salem area and Brevard have enjoyed...

2008-03-18 06:00:16

By Tim Simmons, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Mar. 18--A proposed gravel mine that opponents say would mar panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Parkway has caught the attention of state regulators because of its ties to a multimillion-dollar real estate collapse in nearby Mitchell County. The common thread between the rock quarry and the failed real estate development is Randy Carpenter, a Mitchell County engineer and surveyor who applied for a mining permit last year covering...