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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.
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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.
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
Durham, although it will have its own space. The center received $113,301
of a $447 million budget benefiting an array of public services and nonprofits.
2010 – 2019