Triad: GGF hires new ED
Updated: June 5, 2014 at 6:28 pm
ENGAGE: Write a letter to the editor | Comment on this story
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Guilford Green Foundation (GGF) has announced that it has hired a new executive director. Brenna Ragghianti will join GGF on Aug. 11, replacing Shane Burton who will step down on June 30.
Ragghianti was recently graduated from Elon Law School and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Memphis. Prior to moving to the Triad to attend law school, she served as the development and donor relations manager at the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis.
“I am incredibly excited to continue the great work of the Guilford Green Foundation, uniting the community and pushing for positive social change for LGBTQ individuals and our allies. Guilford County and our surrounding areas have made great strides, but there is still an incredible amount of work to do. No single person or organization can take it on — that is why GGF will continue to be at the forefront of this important work, Ragghianti said.
The foundation continues to hold fundraising events throughout the year, including its Green Queen Bingo series, as well as hosting its Gala & Green Party held in late winter where community leaders are honored and recognized.
Have news or other information? Send your press releases and updates for inclusion in our News Notes: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your news with us
Does your organization or special interest group have events or great information to share with our readers? If so, be sure to send in your information to email@example.com. In the upcoming months, we’ll feature one of you in our news notes section in each issue. Are you a part of a Meetup, Yahoo or Google group and do you do something that’s really newsworthy? Do you provide a service for the community or hold fundraisers for worthy causes? Do you educate the public about LGBT issues or concerns? Of course, this is only a sampling of things we are interested in. It’s the aim of these pieces to inform, enlighten and educate our readers about what we’re doing here in the Carolinas to champion LGBT rights, as well as offer resources for those who may be interested in what your group is doing.
You can support independent, local LGBT media!
Give a one-time gift or sign up for ongoing voluntary online subscription to support qnotes' nearly three-decade long community service and keep our publication's dynamic, hard-hitting and insightful news and entertainment coverage alive. Click here to support us today.
About the author: Lainey Millen is QNotes' special assignments writer, N.C. News columnist and production director. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and 704-531-9988, x205.