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All in NC With Scott T. Hamilton

    Last year, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors embarked on a long-term strategic planning process. At the February 2021 Board meeting, the Board adopted a strategic plan that will launch July 1, 2021.

Board Awards $2m in Funding at February Golden LEAF Board Meeting

    At the February 2021 Board meeting, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded funds for workforce training and infrastructure projects to support economic growth in rural areas of the state.

Golden LEAF Kicks off Community-Based Grants Initiative in the Western Prosperity Zone

    For 2021-2022, Golden LEAF has invited organizations working in the Western Prosperity Zone to participate in the $11 million Community-Based Grants Initiative. Registration is open for the kick-off webinar to be held February 17 from 1-4pm.

March 1 Deadline Fast Approaching for Four-Year Golden LEAF Scholarship Applications

    A total of 215 awards will be offered to high school seniors and community college transfer students worth $12,000 over four years ($3,000 per year for up to four years) to attend North Carolina colleges and universities.
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Experience the culinary showcase of Uptown Restaurants on the newly renovated Town Common Bridge.
Brody administrator earns accolades for mentoring faculty from underrepresented groups
There is now a Slight (level 2/5) threat of severe weather for all of eastern North Carolina for later this afternoon and evening.
The Uptown Greenville Umbrella Market is coming back to Five Points Plaza for seventeen glorious weeks of fresh, creative, local fun.
Arvind Rajanís long-term goal is to practice medicine, but heís also launched a podcast, created a CPR app and made movies while at East Carolina University.
Growing up in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Dr. Mark Moss listened to the advice of his parents, who told him of the importance of education to his future.
Uptown Greenville is pleased to announce the addition of Courtnee McGrath as the new Events and Branding Director, which is dedicated to the revitalization of Greenvilleís central business district.
Get ready to Shop, Snack, and Sip the night away in the Uptown District.


Annual fundraiser raises more than $13K for local pediatric cancer patients
ECU introduces K-12 students to benefits of college education
The popular Bites on the Bridge event returns this Thursday, April 15, at the Town Common Pedestrian Bridge located on the east end of the park.
Maybe Merdi Lutete would be a newscaster. Or a tennis player.


ECU dental schoolís new fund will support oral health care for veterans
ĎShe had a heart of gold.í Donor gives surprise $5.2M to School of Music
SAIN Kava + Tea Bar is one the newest business to open in the Uptown District.
East Carolina Universityís Dr. Aundrea Oliver began diagnosing people at an early age ó in high school.
ECUís commitment to first-generation students brings national recognition
Nationwide announced today that it has partnered, for the second year in a row, with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to present the 2021 Financial Empowerment Charlas (talks) series to provide financial education to Latinas and Latinos across the country.
Giants Fall Boutique located at 301 S. Evans St is set to open in the Uptown District April 1, 2021.
Today, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $15.2 million in funding to support projects through the Community-Based Grant Initiative in the Northwest Prosperity Zone, Economic Catalyst Program, Open Grants Program, and Disaster Recovery Grant Program.


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