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Jul 25, 2017

Craig Heim Takes Over As Area's New United Way CEO

The United Way of the Cape Fear Area has announced its new CEO. E. Craig Heim began his new role with the regional United Way on Monday and brings nearly 30 years’ experience to the local non ...

Jul 20, 2017

WHQR Announces New Station Manager

An experienced Florida radio professional will be the new station manager for WHQR Public Radio, according to a news release Thursday. Michelle Rhinesmith, currently on-air and online fundraising p ...

Jun 23, 2017

Local United Way Reduces Charitable Funding By 10 Percent

United Way of the Cape Fear Area has seen a significant reduction in donations during its fundraising campaign for the 2017-18 fiscal year, resulting in a 10 percent decrease in funding for the area o ...

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Chris Coudriet
New Hanover County Government

Project Grace And The Possibility Of Redevelopment

Posted Sep 8, 2017
In January, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners entered into a contract with Wilmington Downtown, Inc. and Benchmark Planning to conduct a study on a county-owned downtown block
The study has been completed ...read entire article
Jun 6, 2017

Kids Making It Plans Additional Building On Castle Street

Kids Making It, a Wilmington nonprofit organization that owns a facility on Castle Street, is proposing a two-story addition for a new skilled trades program and offices. The 501(c)3 organization t ...

May 5, 2017

YWCA Lower Cape Fear Names New Executive Director

The YWCA Lower Cape Fear has hired a new executive director, after a six-month search. Charrise Hart will begin her new role with the YWCA on June 14, said Jenni Harris, president of the YWCA Lower ...

Apr 27, 2017

Cape Fear Red Cross Looking For New Executive Director

The Cape Fear Chapter of the American Red Cross is looking to name a new executive director, following a promotion of its current leader. Executive Director Vicki LaBelle said Thursday that she is ...

Apr 11, 2017

First Tee Facility Nearing Completion

A facility for the primary charitable beneficiary of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament is nearing completion, according to a news release Tuesday from Wilmington city officials. Schedule ...

Mar 10, 2017

YMCA Branches Out To New Part Of Town

The grand opening of a YMCA branch Saturday marks the local organization’s expanded footprint even as it continues to raise funds to rebuild its main facility on Market Street.   The loca ...

Jan 13, 2017

Nonprofits Weather Ups, Downs For Giving In 2016

2016 was a good year for the Historic Wilmington Foundation. In addition to a strong response to the foundation’s annual fundraising luncheon, the organization continued to developed a new re ...

Jan 12, 2017

Brunswick Landowner Grants Conservation Easement Over 57 Acres

A Brunswick County landowner has granted a conservation easement over more than 57 acres to the Coastal Land Trust, the organization announced Thursday. “I grew up camping, playing, and hunti ...