Sponsored by Progress Energy, the Community Leadership Award recognizes organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact in the Raleigh community. This work may confront societal or civic issues; address health or environmental concerns; promote arts, education, or humanities; or promote economic development and local job growth. This award honors organizations whose leaders have motivated and inspired others by creating or developing a program, project, or activity that has had a positive effect on the community. They have developed or proposed creative ways to accomplish the project goals, and have demonstrated a personal commitment to see the project through to its resolution with determined effort. Criteria for the award included having a strong track record with community involvement and being in operation at least three full years.
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“We are humbled by winning a Pinnacle Business Award, and we thank the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce for honoring us this year,” said Buie. “NC Theatre is proud to be part of the Raleigh business community, and we look forward to presenting an ambitious slate of productions in the upcoming months that we believe represent the creativity and initiative that helped us to earn this award.”
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North Carolina Theatre is Raleigh’s premiere nonprofit regional theatre. NC Theatre was created to strengthen the cultural vitality of the region and cultivate musical theatre appreciation by producing outstanding professional Broadway musicals and developing the next generation of artists through youth training, performance and outreach programs. By preserving the unique American art form of musical theatre, NC Theatre is able to provide broad access to the arts and to entertain and engage diverse audiences. For more information about the theatre, upcoming performance and tickets, please visit http://www.nctheatre.com.
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