Foundation party goes Parisian

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford Green Foundation Gala & Green Party, “Moulin Rouge,” will be held on March 24, 7 p.m., at Cadillac Service Garage, 304 E. Main St.

A silent auction will take place during the evening. Items for sale are showcased online.

Two awards will be given out at the gala — Visionary Award and the Dawn S. Chaney Award. Honorees’ names were not available at press time as nominations were still being accepted. Visit to name someone for consideration.

The fundraising party is also seeking sponsors — businesses or individuals who would like to provide financial or in-kind support for the Gala. Email to learn more.

Accommodations for the event are available at the Proximity Hotel. Room rates are $229. Tell reservations that the room is being reserved at the special gala rate and the hotel will make a $50 contribution to Guilford Green. Shuttle service will be provided to and from the gala, along with complimentary late check-out. Use promo code GGF2018 when booking.

Tickets are $175. The annual event has sold out for the past several years and the community is encouraged to buy tickets quickly to ensure a spot. Visit to make a purchase.


Museum seeks interns

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Elsewhere museum is currently taking applications until March 16 for interns.

Those selected will live onsite for three to four months for a Spring, Summer and Fall session. They are paired with core departments (Communications, Operations, House, Programs) and work with a supervisor to refine their skill sets in advancement of emerging leadership and the organization.

Internships offer a professional, creative and hands-on opportunity to work alongside a small team of arts organizers, peer interns, artists and community partners within a collaborative work environment.

Applications are available online at


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