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The North Carolina Citizens Association presented Howard Holderness of Tarboro with its Citation for Distinguished Citizenship at its annual meeting on March 25. Holderness is chairman of the board of both Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company and Jefferson-Pilot Corporation. The citation listed many important and time-consuming non-business positions to which he has brought his talent and energy.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 28 Issue 5, May 1970, p35, 53-54, por
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26672
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Eleven-year-old Ritchie Lewis or Elon College, North Carolina received a reward from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission for his timely reporting of three men he observed illegally killing a loggerhead sea turtle at Atlantic Beach. As a result of his quick action, the men were apprehended and taken into custody.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 32 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1985, p15, il
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26999
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The United Nations has named Durham’s Center for Community Self-Help as one of the most successful economic-development groups in the United States. The Independent gave four winners the annual Citizen Awards for their efforts toward poverty, women and minority businesses, and pollution.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 6 Issue 24, Dec 16-Jan 11 1988, p7-11, por Periodical Website
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27480
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Nation Hahn, a consultant for the education advocacy group EdNC, strives to make sure students in North Carolina have enough healthy food. Hahn believes that when students' basic needs are met, they're able to learn better, and with learning comes leadership. Hahn received INDY’s Citizen Award for his efforts toward youth development and making communities healthier.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 8, Feb 2016, p15, por Periodical Website
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The teens that make up Wake County’s Youth Empowered Solutions team are lobbying for school health centers in Wake County Schools. The county currently has over 27,000 uninsured teens. The centers would serve as a doctor’s office on school grounds for those students are low-income or uninsured. These centers do not currently exist in Wake County, but YES’s efforts to change this have earned them a Citizen Award form IndyWeek.
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All of Us NC has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. The group is against the proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage in the state of NC. Since their formation, they have organized workshops and organized opposition groups. Part of their legacy will be the establishment of a system for advocating for progressive causes and their impact on queer people and their families in North Carolina.
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The various groups who saved the Dorothea Dix Hospital property from development have received a Citizen Award from IndyWeek. Dix 306, Friends of Dorothea Dix Park, and the Dix Visionaries, among others, lobbied for the Dorothea Dix Hospital property to become a new city park in Raleigh. The park is now being planned and may include a concert pavilion, amusement rides, walking and bike trails, and a museum in the original hospital building.
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27756
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Marty Rosenbluth has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. Rosenbluth is a lawyer who works pro bono for North Carolina’s undocumented residents through his nonprofit, the NC Immigrant’s Rights Project. Rosenbluth is committed to fighting civil rights violations and his work is crucial to the undocumented community who often lack representation.
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People’s Durham has been awarded a Citizen Award by IndyWeek. The group’s mission is to “further the agenda of justice in Durham” and to increase the power and influence of the working class in Durham. The group has been noted for their work coordinating community projects, supporting public and affordable housing projects, and lobbying for education.
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28046
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New Hill Community Association is the winner of a 2010 Indy Citizen Award for their positive contribution to society in the Triangle area. The association is fighting Western Wake Partners who want to put a wastewater treatment plant in the tiny, unincorporated, historically African-American town. Both black and white residents have joined forces to fight the project. The project would serve Cary, Apex, and Morrisville, but not New Hill and there are options to place the plant away from residents which are not being considered.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 47, November 2010, p21 Periodical Website
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28044
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Philanthropist Dan Hill is the winner of a 2010 Indy Citizen Award for his positive contribution to society in the Triangle area. Hill is responsible for helping to revive the East Durham business district. Hill has helped bring in the TROSA Grocery, Godspeed Internet Café, and Joe’s dinner to the deserted district. The success of the shopping center where the businesses are located has helped restore pride in the neighborhood and provide food to residents who did not have a grocery store nearby.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 47, November 2010, p18 Periodical Website
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28043
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The NC Dream Team are winners of a 2010 Indy Citizen Award for their positive contribution to society in the Triangle area. The group is made up on undocumented immigrants who are risking deportation to fight for the DREAM Act. Members of the group discuss the difficulties they experience growing up as undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US by their parents and who had no say over their move.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 47, November 2010, p17 Periodical Website
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Amber Smith is the winner of a 2010 Indy Citizen Award for her positive contribution to society in the Triangle area. Amber Smith is the founder of ME3 which matches people with volunteering opportunities. ME3 also fosters the spirit of volunteerism in high school, offering a Community Leadership and Service course. The course helps students work on projects which benefit their local communities.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 47, November 2010, p19 Periodical Website
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Chris Tamplin is the winner of a 2010 IndyWeek Triangle Art Award. Tamplin has spent the past four years booking bands for the Local Band, Local Beer nights at Tir na nOg in Raleigh. Tamplin introduced listeners to local bands free of charge and still paid the artists to perform. His work fostering the careers of local acts is well-remembered.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 29, July 2010, p15 Periodical Website
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Aaron Greenwald is the winner of a 2010 IndyWeek Triangle Arts Award. Greenwald is the director of Duke Performances. The concert series has been increasing in popularity thanks to Greenwald and his perspective. Greenwald has been stretching audiences with non-traditional performances, attracting younger and more diverse crowds.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 29, July 2010, p19 Periodical Website
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