Jasmine Greggory joined the Adam Foundation as its first employee.

Foundation makes first hire

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Adam Foundation has announced that it has hired its first employee, Jasmine Gregory, to serve at its social media and foundation development assistant.

The Charlottesville, Va., native has extensive experience in social media marketing, website development, non-profit organizations, strategic planning and fundraising.

She received her B.A. from Elon University in Strategic Communications and plans to begin law school this fall at Wake Forest University.

Her previous positions were with United Way of Greater Greensboro and Habit for Humanity of Greater Greensboro.

info: adamfoundation.org.

Potluck upcoming

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The North Star LGBT Community Center, 930 Burke St., will host Potluck with a Purpose on July 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Speaker will be board member Liam Hooper, M. Div., who will explore Trans* issues and how to be a better Trans* ally.

Hooper is a local trans advocate/activist and educator, primarily, and a LGBT activist/advocate. He also works actively with faith communities to increase spiritual accessibility and acceptance for LGBT persons.

Attendees are asked to bring a side dish to share.

info: northstarlgbtcc.com.

Grant season launched

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford Green Foundation has opened it 2015 grant application season for prospective grant seekers.

Applicants can obtain the grant application online. Deadline for submittal is Aug. 10.

Application review will take place between August and September, with board approval on Sept. 14. Grants will be awarded later in the year, no later than Dec. 1. Only those organizations with a 501(c)(3) non-profit status will be accepted. Operation must take place within the counties of Alamance, Davidson, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham. Additionally, there must be an LGBT component or service to the LGBT community capacity to be considered. Applicants must not have defaulted on a previously granted foundation project grant.

Further details are available online.

info: ggfnc.org.

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Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.