Archive for the ‘Noteworthy Giving’ Category

2012 Dock of the Bay event is a seaside success

Waterfront dining was among the amenities available to guests at the ninth annual On the Dock of the Bay fund-raiser.

More than 300 guests enjoyed an evening of casual elegance May 5 at the ninth annual On the Dock of the Bay fund-raiser at the Eastern 4-H Environmental Education Conference Center in Columbia.

JCRA’s 2012 Gala in the Garden is a red, white and green celebration

Event chair Charlie Kidder walks through Gala in the Garden site at JC Raulston Arboretum just prior to the arrivals of more than 500 guests.

The annual garden party and fund-raising event doubled as a birthday party for N.C. State.

Wynne, College supporters honored at spring joint foundations event

Dean Johnny Wynne (right) receives the CALS Foundations' Distinguished Service Award from Steve Smith, N.C. Tobacco Foundation chairman.

Award recipients include the Animal Science and Food Science clubs, the Student Organization Resource Development Award winners, recognized for their efforts in support of the Dairy Foundation Campaign for Excellence.

Campaign for beloved North Carolina FFA center gets jump start from Murphy-Brown LLC

Murphy-Brown LLC, livestock production subsidiary of Smithfield Foods Inc. and the world’s largest producer of pork products, kicked off a fundraising drive for the North Carolina FFA Center at White Lake with a $50,000 gift.

Donor generosity is the top story as CALS newsmakers are on display at 2011 Donor Recognition Event

Bone Scholars

At the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ 2011 Donor Recognition Event, exhibits were themed around programs and activities that have been newsmakers in the pages of Perspectives.

CES foundations announce new endowments

Despite a slow economy, the three foundations that support North Carolina Cooperative Extension had something to celebrate at their last meeting: 14 new endowments and enhancement funds.

Troxler and Rouzer honored at CALS joint foundations event

Steve Troxler and David Rouzer

North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler and state Sen. David Rouzer are the 2011 recipients of the Distinguished Service Awards, presented by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation. The awards are given annually to individuals who provide outstanding support to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and N.C. State University.

The 10% Campaign receives $5,000 gift from Carolina Farm Credit

Carolina Farm Credit, based in Statesville, has given $5,000 to support the 10% Campaign, a North Carolina initiative designed to encourage consumers to spend 10 percent of their food budget on locally produced foods.

Scholarship to honor innovative agribusinessman

Once manager of Open Grounds Farm, the late Livio Ferruzzi was an international agribusiness consultant and innovator.

The late Livio Ferruzzi, an agricultural business entrepreneur and innovator with a global reach and local presence, was honored Dec. 8 when family, friends and associates gathered at the Center for Marine Science and Technology in Morehead City to establish an N.C. State University scholarship endowment in his name.

N.C. State, Monsanto celebrate $500,000 fund for Plant Breeding and Advanced Analytics Fellows program

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University and Monsanto Company announced today a $500,000 grant to train the next generation of plant breeding professionals.

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