Raleigh, NC, April 13, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Communities In Schools of North Carolina (CISNC) is now taking nominations for the annual H. Glenn Williams Power of One Awards, honoring community leaders who have made an impact on educational efforts across the state. The awards, sponsored by Progress Energy, will be presented at the 5th Annual NC Education Ball on June 16, 2007 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh.
The purpose of the H. Glenn Williams Power of One Awards is to honor individual volunteers, organizations, or corporations who have demonstrated considerable contributions of time and/or resources to educational efforts in North Carolina. The awards were created in honor of long-time CIS supporter, community volunteer, and business leader, H. Glenn Williams.
Citizens across North Carolina may nominate a volunteer, organization or corporation for the awards. Nomination forms are available online at www.nceducationball.org or by contacting Kristin Hicks, firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 846-3589. The deadline for this year’s award nominations is April 30, 2007.
About Communities In Schools in North Carolina
Communities In Schools has earned its place as the nation’s leading community-based organization helping kids succeed in school and prepare for life. There are 38 local operational programs in North Carolina serving 400 schools and other sites. During the past school year, CIS served over 100,000 youth and family members and it maintains a presence in the five largest school districts in North Carolina. For more information on CISNC visit www.cisnc.org.
About the H. Glenn Williams Power of One Awards
The H. Glenn Williams Power of One Award winners will affirm the difference Glenn Williams made in the lives of the children in NC. Individual volunteers, organizations and corporations may be nominated. Nominees are not required to have been involved with CIS, but should have demonstrated contributions of time and/or resources to educational efforts in North Carolina. Recipients will be honored at the NC Education Ball and receive media recognition and a unique memento of this special honor. In addition, a $1,000 contribution will be made in their name to the charity of their choice. For more information and to make a nomination, go to www.nceducationball.org.