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noted

AW NORTH CAROLINA LEADING MANUFACTURER OF AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

Design, Outstanding Lighting Design, Outstanding Costume Design

and Outstanding Student Orchestration; Hillside High School’s “The

Color Purple” for Outstanding Student Orchestration and Outstanding Choreography; and Durham Academy’s “Merrily We Roll Along” for Outstanding Student Orchestration. Immaculata Catholic School

was selected as an honoree for the 2019 U.S. Department of

Education Green Ribbon School

for “its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility

costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability

education.” It is one of 10 non-public High Torque Capacity RWD 6-Speed Transmission

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schools across 28 states granted the award.

United Way of the Greater Triangle donated a $3.5 million grant to fund 59 nonprofits that strive to help “eradicate poverty and increase social

mobility in the Triangle.” Durham organizations selected to receive funding include East Durham Children’s Initiative, Book Harvest, Student U and Durham Habitat for Humanity.

4112 Old Oxford Hwy Durham, NC 27712 Phone: 919.479.6400

www.awnc.com

On June 20, N.C. Central University School of Education received a $100,000 gift from the Rehab Therapy Foundation Inc. to further assist

graduate students enrolled in its Communication Disorders program. The

graduate fellowship is named after H. Donell Lewis, Ph.D., former director of the program and renowned speech pathologist.

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Bespoke Body, a fitness studio that offers unique mini-trampoline strength and cardio workouts as well as classes and small group training on the

Bodhi 4-Point Suspension System®, classical Pilates, Barre and the original

IT’S A DURHAM THING!

Sculpt & Stretch class, has opened at 233 N. Gregson St. The studio also

offers a Commit. Eat. Move. program that fosters motivation to make fitness

and nutritional changes through a subscription service as well as a personal training app.

As of July 5, Song of Sixpence clothing and accessories are now sold

at Indio, including new brands such as the ethically sourced and sewn

Kenyan brand, Zuri. Song of Sixpence’s retail space closed at the end of

July to move into Indio’s space, where the two businesses will expand their collaborative efforts.

In June, City Council announced the creation of an LGBTQ Youth Center, which will be the second center of its kind in the state, after Greensboro. The new center will be affiliated with the nonprofit LGBTQ Center of

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Durham, although it will have its own space. The center received $113,301

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DENTISTS

of a $447 million budget benefiting an array of public services and nonprofits.

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