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Appointments To North Carolina Humanties Council and North Carolina Arts Council PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 27 February 2015 05:59

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Two North Carolina councils that foster arts and culture in our state are welcoming new members. Gov. Pat McCrory made the three-year appointments earlier this month.

The North Carolina Humanities Council fosters a civic discourse in the state through a variety of programs which are free and designed for adults. The council provides communities with opportunities to reflect on their traditions, understand and appreciate their culture, coordinate programs to generate mutual understandings which foster common concepts and motivate citizens to become better informed.

Those appointed to three-year terms are:

-- Abelia Caraballo (Durham County) – Caraballo is an office assistant at Durham County Government.
-- Jenne Norris (Wake County) – Norris is a legal assistant for the Department of Commerce.
-- Quentin Johnson (Iredell County) – Johnson is the vice president for student support services at Guilford Technical Community College.
-- Misty Odell (Durham County) – Odell is a field director for Americans for Prosperity.
-- John Tayloe (Bertie County) – Tayloe is the vice president for development at Chowan University.
North Carolina Arts Council advises the secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources on the study, collection and dissemination of arts information and provides direction on how to assist local organizations and communities in the development and sustaining of arts resources. The Arts Council board also advises on the exchange of information and promotion of programs between public and private organizations, and how to provide opportunities for citizens across the state to experience and benefit from the arts.

The appointees are:

-- Joseph Logan (Forsyth County) – Logan is the executive director of the International Casual Furnishings Association.
--Chad Cheek (Forysth County) – Cheek is the owner of the design agency Elephant in the Room.  
--John Willingham (Davie County) – Willingham is the president of the Yadkin Arts Council. He is a reappointment.
--Lockwood Phillips (Carteret County) – Phillips hosts a talk radio program called “Viewpoints” on WTKF 107.1 FM.
-- Socorro Hernandez-Hinek (Cumberland County) – Hernandez-Hinek is an art professor at Fayetteville State University.
-- Antoinette Toppin (Durham County) – Toppin is a critically acclaimed opera performer. She is a reappointment.
-- Edwin Peacock (Mecklenburg County) – Peacock is the vice president of Pomfret Financial Company Inc.
-- Janice Travis (Mecklenburg County) – Travis is in the inaugural class of docents for the Bechtler Museum of Art and is a past board member of Historic Latta Plantation.

Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Wednesday, February 25, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 05:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Wednesday, February 25, 2015, as released by his office.

9 a.m.
Press Announcement
Quail Hollow Club Pavilion
3700 Gleneagles Road

OPEN to credentialed press only.
6:30 p.m.
UNC Board of Governors Welcome Reception
UNC Charlotte Center City
320 East 9th Street

CLOSED to press

Three New Appointments To Chiropractic Examiners Board PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 06:34

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The board that regulates the practice of chiropractic in North Carolina will seat three new members for three-year terms.

The appointments to the North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners are:

-- Dr. Randy Schilsky (Onslow County) - Schilsky is the president and CEO of the Schilsky Chiropractic Center in Jacksonville.     

--Dr. Ray Armstrong  (Scotland County)- Armstrong is a chiropractor at the Laurinburg Chiropractic Center.    

-- Jacqueline Hobbs (Perquimans County)- Hobbs is the proprietor of the Beechtree Inn.  

N.C. Education Lottery To End 10 Instant Scratch-Off Games PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 06:28

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Winners holding tickets of 10 lottery games should make plans to claim their prizes, as a deadline is approaching now that 10 state games will end Friday, March 6.

The games are $250,000 Cash Money, Papa Johns, $10,000 Jackpot, Lucky Spot!, Triple 7's, Jingle Bucks, Jolly Jingle Bucks, Jingle Bingo Bucks, Jumbo Jingle Bucks and Millionaire Jingle Bucks.

"In accordance with NCEL policy, all instant game prizes must be claimed within ninety (90) days of the announced end-of-game date. Therefore, all prizes associated with the games listed above must be claimed on or before June 4, 2015," according to the lottery's website.

Claims of $600 up to $99,999 must be made at one of the six regional claim centers before 5 p.m. that day while claims of $100,000 and above must be made at NCEL headquarters before 5 p.m. on that day as well. Claims that are mailed to the NCEL must be received within 90 days of the official end-of-game date. Postmarks will not satisfy the 90-day requirement.


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