The Gaston County Department of Health and Human Services has been selected by Gaston Together as the recipient of the 2015 Community Leadership Award.
“Gaston Together is proud to honor the Department of Health and Human Services for its long-standing commitment to improving community health and social services in Gaston County,” said Charlie Pearson, selection committee chairman. “It would be hard to find an individual in Gaston County who has not benefited from their services,........
Biggers and Caldwell to be Honored with the 2015 Gaston County MLK Unity Award
The Gaston Clergy & Citizens Coalition (GC3), an initiative of Gaston Together, will present the 2015 Gaston County MLK Unity Awards to James Converse Biggers, Jr. and Judge Jesse B. Caldwell III on Monday, January 19th at 10:30 am at the MLK Plaza. The Plaza is located on the corner of Marietta St. and Long Ave. in downtown Gastonia.
The Gaston County MLK Unity Award was established in 2004 by the GC3.........
Gaston Community Healthcare Commission Launches
Healthy Gaston Community Campaign
On Wednesday, November 12th, the Gaston Community Healthcare Commission (GCHC), an initiative of Gaston Together, hosted their 2nd Annual Healthy Gaston Community Forum. The Forum focused on the Healthy Gaston initiative, which recognizes businesses, churches and schools, as they go through the process of creating a “culture of wellness”.
Forum attendees were welcomed by Gaston Together Executive Director, Donna Lockett. Guests then engaged in conversation with CaroMont Health CEO, Doug Luckett,........
Gaston County Data Resource Dashboard Launched
Gaston Together and the Community Foundation of Gaston County work with the UNCC Urban Institute to create new online resource
A new data resource about Gaston County is available through online, interactive dashboards. Trends on the county’s demographics, economy, education, health and quality of life are tracked and compared to peer counties as well as state and national figures.
This program represents a continuing partnership coordinated by Gaston Together and other local Gaston........
Gaston Together’s Community Leadership Awards Event:
A Tremendous Success!
The 2014 Community Leadership Awards Event was an evening to celebrate outstanding Community Leadership that we enjoy today as well as leaders of the future! Gaston Together, in its seventeenth year of service to Gaston County, honored Holy Angels, Inc. as the winner of the 2014 Community Leadership Award. Amy Burkett, WTVI - PBS Charlotte, was the event emcee. Over two hundred guests were in attendance to be a part of........
Gaston Together facilitates
2014 Commissioners School Session
On Wednesday, June 25th, Gaston Together hosted a program session for the “Movers and Shakers” group of the 2014 Commissioners School. Twelve students spent the morning participating in a facilitated mini-community forum meeting which was held at First United Methodist Church in Gastonia. Student participants represented Ashbrook, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Forestview, East Gaston, North Gaston, South Point and Stuart Cramer. Donna Lockett, Executive Director, provided a brief overview of the work of Gaston Together........
Gaston Together’s Community Leadership Awards Event, A Tremendous Success!
The 2013 Community Leadership Awards Event was an evening to celebrate outstanding Community Leadership we enjoy today as well as leaders of the future! Gaston Together, in its sixteenth year of service to Gaston County, honored The Carrie E. and Lena V. Glenn Foundation as the winner of the 2013 Community Leadership Award. Maureen O’Boyle, WBTV News, was the event emcee. Over two hundred guests were in attendance to be a part of the evening. Event sponsors were........
The Carrie E. and Lena V. Glenn Foundation has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Community Leadership Award presented annually by Gaston Together.
"Gaston Together is proud to honor the Glenn Foundation for their long-standing commitment to Gaston County," said Terry Stroupe, selection committee chairman. "Since 1972, they have awarded 761 grants of almost $6.6 million. The Glenn Foundation has established a tradition of using grant funds, 'where needed most to do the most good' as their founders instructed. Through grant funding, they have been at the........
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