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Keith Werner To Take Helm of State's IT Department PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 21 December 2015 06:32

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Deputy State Chief Information Officer Keith Werner has been appointed Chief Information Officer. He succeeds Chris Estes, who left the position for a job in the private sector.

Werner held the position on an interim basis while a search for Estes' replacement was conducted.

“I am privileged to take on this role and am honored to serve as North Carolina’s Chief Information Officer,” said  Werner in a statement. “I look forward to continuing to fulfill the governor’s vision of transforming IT from a collection of uncoordinated backroom operations to a critical driver of the state’s total infrastructure.”

The appointment is effective immediately.

Governor and First Lady's Open House Draws 400 To Executive Mansion PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 21 December 2015 06:26

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The Rescue Christmas Tree in the Executive Mansion in Raleigh was the focus of an open house hosted by Gov. Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.

The event drew 400 to the home where the governor lives in Raleigh while conducting state business. Guests helped contribute to the tree.

According to the governor's office, the tree reflects the First Lady's mission to support military families who serve our nation and state, homeless shelters that offer services to those in distress, and animal shelters that rescue unwanted animals.

Photos of Executive Mansion open houses can be found at http://governor.nc.gov/

Nucor Executive Joins North Carolina Environmental Management Commission PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 18 December 2015 06:19

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Environmental expert Steven Rowlan has been appointed to the state commission charged with helping protect and enhance the state's water and air.

Rowlan, of Mecklenburg County, is the Director of Environmental Affairs at Nucor.

The group will meet January 13 and 14 in Raleigh.

Commission background can be found at ncdenr.org.

License to Give Trust Fund Commission Seeks Grant Proposals PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 18 December 2015 06:00

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Nonprofit groups looking to spread the message about organ and tissue donation needs and benefits could be in line for a grant of up to $10,000 from the state's License to Give Trust Fund.

The commission that oversees the grant program announced this week that it is seeking grant proposals after streamlining the process.

The group is looking for 12-month projects and shorter projects as well.

"Grant Proposals will be accepted from North Carolina based non-profit organizations meeting the grant criteria and all provisions of NCGS § 143-6.2 which can be found at www.ncgrants.gov," according to a news release.

Grants are also available for work related to advanced planning for end-of-life decisions.


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