Durham, NC, March 18, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Winkie La Force, executive director of Leadership Triangle (www.leadershiptriangle.com), has announced the 2010 Goodmon Awards winners: Exemplary Regional Leadership by an Individual, Pat Nathan of Dress For Success Triangle; Exemplary Regional Leadership by a Public Official, John Hodges-Copple of Triangle J Council of Governments; Exemplary Regional Leadership by an Organization, Hidden Voices; Exemplary Regional Leadership by a Partnership, Triangle Tomorrow & Urban Land Institute Triangle; Exemplary Regional Leadership by a Leadership Triangle Alumnus, Sig Hutchinson of Sig Hutchinson and Associates. The winners will be recognized at the 2010 Goodmon Awards Gala presented by Carolina Hurricanes and Compuware and hosted by Leadership Triangle which will take place on Monday, April 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The Goodmon Awards were established by Leadership Triangle in honor of James F. Goodmon, to recognize leaders and organizations in the community who exhibit outstanding regional leadership and commitment. Registration for the event is available online at www.leadershiptriangle.com.
“We are so excited to honor the winners at this year’s Gala,” said La Force. “The awards will recognize the dedicated individuals and groups, who have risen to the occasion to address local and regional issues.”
- The gala will feature music by Wade Smith and the Southern String Band, a silent and live auction, a sampling of Triangle Talent and the awards presentation.
- Registration for the event is open to the public. Tickets are $75 per person before Friday, March 20 and $85.00 after this date. For members of the Leadership Triangle Alumni Association, tickets are $65. Corporate packages are available by calling (919) 433-1577.
- The 2010 Goodmon Awards Gala is made possible with support from the following sponsors: Quintiles, BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., AT&T, Burt’s Bees, GlaxoSmithKline, Durham Performing Arts Center, Fox 50, Progress Energy, Headway Corporate Resources, United Way of the Greater Triangle, KeySource Commercial Bank, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, The Redwoods Group Foundation, Novozymes, NC Central University, First Citizens Bank and Fleishman-Hillard International Communications.
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Leadership Triangle is a non-profit organization established in 1992 to educate and promote regionalism across the separate communities of the Triangle. It does this through regional and leadership development classes, seminars and awards. It strives to build leadership capacity, cooperation, and networking opportunities across the public, private and civic sector, preserving local uniqueness while acting regionally to deal with issues such as traffic congestion, water quality, housing affordability, open space, school funding, economic and social equity. Since 1992 Leadership Triangle has brought together emerging leaders from all corners of the Triangle, building bridges across Wake, Chatham, Durham and Orange County communities and across business, government, nonprofit, academic, and grassroots leadership. It connects current and emerging community leaders, honoring differences, yet finding common ground on which to address regional issues and also reflects the population of the Triangle in its participants, volunteers, and outreach, and brings an inclusive practice to leadership development. For more information, visit www.leadershiptriangle.com.
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