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for North Carolina Vol. 53 Issue 12, Dec 1995
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The philanthropy of many prominent citizens across the state, as well as businesses and citizens of modest means, supports charities, colleges, universities, and many community causes. A representative sampling is profiled.
Located in Henderson, Harriet and Henderson Yarns, Inc. is one of the country's largest spinners of yarn for cotton apparel. Owned for a century by the Cooper family, it is the state's thirteenth largest privately held company.
Wilson Technical Community College plays a vital role in the county's economic development through programs tailored to meet special requirements of particular companies.
Cooperative planning between Wilson County community, business, and education leaders is building a strong economy with diversified products and business incentives that have attracted twenty-one new businesses since 1989.
John Swofford, director of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, oversees a $23 million budget. For him, success is measured in program integrity and the academic excellence of athletes.
To raise money, private companies sometimes go public by making initial public offerings (IPOs) of their stock. The state's largest one hundred public companies are profiled.