Durham Offers Grants for Businesses Installing Public Art from Local Artists

May 11 Application Deadline

Local businesses interested in hiring a Durham artist for public art installations on their properties should apply now for a new City of Durham grant program.

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Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for Black Wall Street Gardens

May 4 Submission Deadline

Local and regional artists are now invited to apply for a new public art project to be displayed in the newly renovated Black Wall Street Gardens in downtown Durham.

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Durham Youth Commission Seeks Applicants

April 30 Application Deadline

Durham youth who want a voice in their local government are now being invited to apply to serve on the Durham Youth Commission

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National Dog Bite Prevention Week

The United States Postal Service is launching a dog bite awareness campaign this month– it is an annual event. 

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City Hall on the Go Citizenship & Government

On Monday, March 19, 2018 City of Durham Public Works Director, Marvin Williams spoke to approximately 100 students at Easley Elementary School about the role of the City of Durham Public Works Department.  Students were able to interact with employees who operate trucks that are used by the department.

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Join a City or County Board/Commission/Committee

The City and County seek applicants to fill positions the following citizen boards and commissions:

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Durham's Early Childhood Community Forum

Durham Seeks People's Choice Votes for 2018 Golden Leaf Awards

Voting Period Open Now and Closes March 16

Durham residents are now invited to vote for the properties they like the best for the 2018 Golden Leaf Awards.

The Durham City-County Appearance Commission, Keep Durham Beautiful, and the Durham City-County Environmental Affairs Board are seeking voters for the People’s Choice Award to be presented at the 2018 Golden Leaf Awards Ceremony in April.

Homeowners, building owners, architects, landscape architects, developers, realtors and anyone involved in design, planning, and construction in Durham have entered projects completed within the last five years for this year’s competition. Residents can now choose their favorite project by visiting the Golden Leaf Awards website to review all of the nominated properties and casting their vote. The voting period for the People’s Choice Award is open until Friday, March 16.

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Accepting Applications for Durham Head Start and Early Head Start

Durham Hosts Human Relations Advocacy Awards April 4

Nominations Sought by March 5; Nomination Form Now Available Online

The City of Durham Human Relations Commission is now seeking nominations of residents who have distinguished themselves by honoring the spirit of servant leadership in Durham.

In honor of National Fair Housing Month, the Human Relations Commission and the Human Relations Division of the City’s Neighborhood Improvement Department are hosting the 2018 Human Relations Advocacy Awards on Wednesday, April 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St., Durham. This ceremony is free and open to the public.

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