North Carolina News: Governor Cooper Appoints New Judges in Districts Across the State

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RALEIGH, NC – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper today announced six new judicial appointments across the state. North Carolina Superior Court. Continue reading North Carolina News: Governor Cooper Appoints New Judges in Districts Across the State at STL.News.

RALEIGH, N.C. | Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

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AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes. Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws at STL.News.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | R. Kelly set to perform in North Carolina despite protests

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Kelly said he would go ahead with his concert in North Carolina despite calls for the performance to be canceled over allegations of sexual misconduct. Kelly set to perform in North Carolina despite protests at STL.News. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The management group for R.

North Carolina LGBT Law Widely Rebuked

Associations Now

A quickly passed state law in North Carolina that effectively ends local antidiscrimination ordinances affecting the LGBT community has proved hugely controversial with advocacy groups, sports organizations, corporations, and trade groups.

Design Group Pushes Back on North Carolina’s HB2

Associations Now

In the days leading up to a large-scale North Carolina furniture tradeshow, the American Society of Interior Designers is pressuring the state to repeal a new law that prevents local municipalities from expanding discrimination protections for LGBT people.

NCAA “Reluctantly” Ends North Carolina Ban After HB2 Repeal

Associations Now

The University of North Carolina’s win in the NCAA men’s basketball championship Monday night isn’t the only reason many in the state are celebrating today. On Tuesday morning, the NCAA announced that it would end its ban on holding championship events in North Carolina.

BESSEMER CITY, N.C.| Pastor: Depression preceded fatal crash into restaurant

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A North Carolina man accused of crashing a car into a restaurant table full of loved ones, killing two, had suffered for weeks with depression and previously asked his family to take his guns away, his pastor says. BESSEMER CITY, N.C. —

PHOENIX | Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

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PHOENIX (AP) — As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of teachers in North Carolina turned their attention to a different fight: the midterm elections.

NC State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies To Receive More Than $730,296 In Federally-Forfeited Funds

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GREENSBORO, N.C | Protesters: Black people should hold R. Kelly accountable

NonProfit University Blog

Kelly insisted on performing in North Carolina Friday night, rejecting efforts to silence him over longstanding allegations of sexual misconduct. North Carolina Friday night Spotify removed TodayNewsGREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) AP) — R.

It’s Easy to Be Excited About Your Work When You Work for Good People

Association Adviser

From the Corner Office: Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. Andy Curliss, North Carolina Pork Council. My pork clients were in the Midwest and in North Carolina. AC: The program I am in at East Carolina University is both accessible and high quality.

Gender Inequality in Nonprofits – Mind the Gap

NonProfit University Blog

Two researchers , one at the University of North Carolina and the other at the University of Pennsylvania , wanting to understand why there are so many more male entrepreneurs than females, studied 90,000 projects launched on Kickstarter. Though my preference would be to not know anything, I am grateful that I seem to be catching Donald Trump on the reruns.

A Social Media Banana Split

Beekeeper Group

NPR recently aired this story examining how Ohio and North Carolina residents are using Twitter to vie for the favor of the Chiquita fruit company, which is considering moving its Cincinnati headquarters to Charlotte. The report describes how Ohio marketing … Continue reading → Uncategorized Aguirre Banana Baquis Chiquita North Carolina NPR Ohio Salomone Social Media Twitter

Mixing Art & Science

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Articles alchemy Cygnus Applied Research Dr. Laurie Paalberg science and art University of North Carolina Wilmington weltanschauung Wilmington/Cape Fear areaA couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the art and science of fundraising.

Having it All (Been There…Done That)

NonProfit University Blog

Another set of recently released research findings from folks at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , NYU and University of Utah sent shivers up and down my spine.

Nonprofits Go to the Mall

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Across North Carolina, malls with empty spaces—know any malls like that?—are Articles freedom division of the atlantic league of professional baseball nonprofit community events north carolina malls Sovereign Bank Stadium YCIDA York PA York Revolution Yul Brynner

94 saves, 5 OTs: Goalie says human body not meant for that

NonProfit University Blog

The 25-year-old goalie was no worse for the wear a little over seven hours after he finished a 94-save performance in an American Hockey League playoff game in North Carolina that stretched to seven periods and 146 minutes, 48 seconds of play.

RALEIGH, N.C.  | Judge slashes $50M punitive penalty against pork giant

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Earl Britt ruled this week that North Carolina law required him to cut the size of punitive damages to $2.5

BESSEMER CITY, N.C.  | Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that killed kin

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A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said. BESSEMER CITY, N.C. —

BESSEMER CITY, N.C. | Police: Man rams vehicle into restaurant, kills 2; injuries

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A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a North Carolina restaurant busy serving Sunday lunch, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others, authorities said. BESSEMER CITY, N.C. —

The Elephant Climbs up on the Table : Off Stage

Off Stage

I was asked by the North Carolina AEs to be a featured speaker at a ‘Fireside Chat’: the AEs submitted questions and I (retired and “experienced”) responded with shoot-from-the-hip answers. Off Stage. 24, 2010 - The Elephant Climbs up on the Table.

Self-Directed IRA Administrator Explains the Importance of the Proof of Funds Letter

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American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA administration firm in North Carolina, recommends using a proof-of-funds letter to show other parties involved in the real estate purchase that the funds necessary for the transaction are indeed available. ASHEVILLE, N.C./

American IRA Responds to The Best Suburbs for Self-Directed Real Estate IRAs

NonProfit University Blog

That knowledge is nothing new to American IRA, a Self-Directed IRA administrator in Asheville, North Carolina. CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MAY 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)– A Self-Directed IRA can be a powerful tool for retirees who want to build equity quick.

One State Association’s Search for Missing History

Associations Now

The North Carolina Bankers Association is sifting through historical records to uncover four portraits of North Carolina’s earliest governors in an effort to update an old poster and distribute 4,000 copies to local schools.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.14.16

Reid All About it

Our home, property and lives were spared from the storm, unlike so many in North Carolina. The training industry is a huge enterprise representing approximately $160 billion in North America and over $355 billion globally.

Are Zip Lines Safe? Industry Faces New Questions Following Girl’s Death

Associations Now

A fatal zip-line accident involving a 12-year-old girl in North Carolina has legislators talking regulation at the state level. The death, the second caused by a zip-line accident in North Carolina, led to the closure of the zip lines at the YMCA’s Camp Cheerio.

Calling on Members: Tech Association Embarks on Statewide Tour

Associations Now

We really want to be able to tell a story about how specifically in North Carolina there is a diverse range in markets and how companies have gone to each of those regions and built businesses that have helped North Carolina’s economy.

5 Unexpectedly Thoughtful Ways to Thank Your Association’s Volunteers

Higher Logic

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (NCACPA) sends their volunteers an entire book. Whether they’re in your office or working remotely, your association probably has volunteers contributing to projects every day.

How an American Beer Hit a German Tradeshow’s Center Stage

Associations Now

Proving its global reach, the Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte, North Carolina, is participating in a massive tradeshow in Germany later this month.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

Reid All About it

– Association Management 101 (North Carolina). If you’re in North Carolina, here’s an opportunity to deepen your knowledge of association management and feel recharged about your profession, all at a price your budget can afford.

Membership Hack: The Gratitude Book

Associations Now

The North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants has a special way to say thank you to volunteer members who have dedicated significant amounts of time throughout the year: Staff sign and send a copy of book called Gratitude.

Association Brain Food: Week of February 1, 2016

Reid All About it

One of the ways I’m contributing to the Association Executives of North Carolina (AENC), as a member of its professional development committee, is by compiling a list of professional development opportunities that’s shared in AENC’s weekly newsletter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.30.16

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– AENC Membership Roundtable (North Carolina). North Carolina: save the date – Thu 6/9. The four-hour work week is a myth, despite what Tim Ferris says, but thankfully the four-day work week isn’t.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.16.16

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Organizer: Association Executives of North Carolina. Facilitator: John Nash, Executive Director, The Arc of North Carolina. What’s on your mind this week?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.9.16

Reid All About it

This one’s for my North Carolina association community. Facilitator: Tom Purdy, IT Director, North Carolina Board of Nursing. Here’s the learning line-up for the association community for the week of May 9.

Coaches vs. Cancer: Groups’ Fundraising Strategy Eyes New Recruits

Associations Now

In one legendary example, the late Jim Valvano, who coached the North Carolina State University basketball team to an NCAA championship in 1983 and later died from cancer, said, “Don’t give up.

Leadership Lists

Association Leaders

The other leadership blog I read recently was about former North Carolina basketball coach, Dean Smith, who passed away this week. I have always liked North Carolina basketball. We’ve all seen them. Some of us have written them. I’m talking about lists…not grocery lists or to-do lists. I’m talking about the tenets of leadership lists. I love reading other people’s tenets of leadership lists.

Speaking Elsewhere: April 2011

Reid All About it

Last week I spoke to a group of association professionals here in North Carolina on the basics of blogging – And Now You Want Us to Blog Too? What do I do when I’m not writing? Every now and then I share what I know with others.

Governors Association Meeting Highlights Bipartisan Nature of Opioid Battle

Associations Now

While the bill includes funding for opioid treatment, the timing of its reported rollbacks struck Democratic governors, like North Carolina’s Roy Cooper, as questionable.

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

Reid All About it

This article was originally published in the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Success By Association magazine, February 2016 issue. ~~~.