Category: Givers

Anne Bullard

by Settle Monroe photograph by Elizabeth Galecke Anne Bullard, chairman of the board of directors at Burning Coal Theatre Company, has always been an avid supporter of the performing arts. Although her onstage career was limited to a brief stint of middle…

Chris Budnick

by Settle Monroe photograph by Christer Berg Connection and community are at the heart of Chris Budnick’s work. Like many of the men and women who come to his organization for help overcoming homelessness and addiction, the executive director of Healing Transitions…

Party with a purpose

by Settle Monroe Home shopping parties, where women invite friends and  neighbors over to shop for everything from skin care products to frying pans, are all the rage. In 2011, a small group of Raleigh girlfriends hosted their own “sip and…

Hoop dreams: Carr McLamb and Henry Neese

by Settle Monroe photographs by Robert Willett Around these parts, basketball is serious business. As November arrives, a charged wave of excitement runs through our state that lasts through March Madness. Tides shift as alliances are formed and enemy lines are drawn….