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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.

Buy tickets now for Farm to Fork dinner

Tickets to the annual Farm to Fork Picnic on May 20 at the Breeze Farm in Orange County are now on sale. The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) partners with Slow Food Triangle, the Breeze Farm Incubator, and the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. in putting on the event.

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.

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.

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund receives $1 million gift for SECU 4-H Learning Center

The North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Board of Directors has announced its acceptance of a $1 million challenge grant from the members of the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) for a new 4-H learning center.

Resource Development Awards presented, new endowments celebrated at 2011 joint foundations spring event

CALS Resource Development Award Winners 2011

The awards, sponsored each year by the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc., recognized CALS faculty and student organizations for efforts in raising funds to benefit College programs, as well as volunteer, corporate/foundation and commodity organization support activities.

Carlson Endowment created to fund annual award for outstanding ARE dissertation

Barbara Carlson, Dr. Ying Zhu, Dr. Keri Jacobs and Dr. Gerald Carlson

Dr. Gerald Carlson and his wife, Barbara, have created an endowment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, where Carlson spent 35 years as a faculty member.

Carlson Endowment created to fund annual award for outstanding ARE dissertation

From left, Barbara Carlson, Dr. Ying Zhu, Dr. Keri Jacobs and Dr. Gerald Carlson gathered for the presentation of the inaugural Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Awards to Zhu and Jacobs.

The Barbara E. and Gerald A. Carlson Endowment — to fund the annual Gerald A. Carlson Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Agricultural and Resource Economics — was established in ceremonies April 29.

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