Piedmont Tech and Freshwater Coast Community Foundation Sign Abbeville Promise Agreement

By Conor Hughes  |  The Index Journal  |  Full Article "The Abbeville Promise is a proposed scholarship program that, if successful, would guarantee a free two-year education at PTC to every student who receives a high school diploma while an…

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VEKA to Locate in Burke County

By Sara Chester  |  Burke Development, Inc.  |  Full Article "VEKA, a global leader in the vinyl extrusion industry, will locate a new facility in Burke County. Over the next four years the company will create 102 jobs and invest…

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Dubuque YMCA reveals look of new state-of-the-art facility

By Brandi Bachman  |  KCRG-TV9  |  Full Article "Plans to improve and expand the current YMCA/YWCA in Dubuque are moving forward. Now the Y is releasing some of the concepts and designs for their future state-of-the-art facility. After looking to move…

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Charter school halfway done building new school

WITN.com  |  Full Article "Officials say with the school's recent growth, they have had to put their high school students in classrooms at Pamlico Community College. That separation is why school officials say they desperately need the $9-million school they…

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Meet our newest Principal!

Carol Wick joined the Convergent team as a Partner to launch our Making Mission Happen Division. The goal of the new division was to expand Convergent's ability to help organizations grow and "make mission happen." Now, not only can we help nonprofits secure funding for…

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Prevent Homelessness. Looking Ahead.

Orlando Sentinel  |  Opinion  |  September 17, 2017 "Many Central Florida families live paycheck to paycheck. Imagine if you lost not only a week's wages but all the food in your refrigerator and freezer? Many families will be facing financial…

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RCED enters public phase of campaign

By Scott Carpenter  |  The Daily Courier "County leaders gathered Tuesday evening for a celebration and unveiling of Rutherford County Economic Development's (RCED) new initiative, "Transforming Tomorrow Together, Spurring Economic Development in Rutherford County." The initiative has already received commitments…

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Group kicks off campaign to raise funds

By Steve Sharp  |  WDTimes.com  |  Full Article "A solid percentage of the biggest business and governmental "movers and shakers" in Jefferson and Dodge counties rose perhaps a bit earlier than usual this morning to attend the Glacial Heritage Development…

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Lynchburg Regional Business Announces Significant Economic Development Funds Raised for Aggressive Regional Campaign

Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance  |  Full Article "The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance officially kicked off their new 'Accelerating Our Future' campaign to a room full of regional business leaders at a reception last night at Wiley|Wilson. The new five-year campaign…

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Fundraising continues for economic development

By Scott Carpenter  |  The Daily Courier  |  Full Article "It has been two months since Convergent Nonprofit Solutions began its fundraising drive for Rutherford County economic development. The company is past the half-way mark of the 'quiet phase' of…

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