Rev. Covington Profile

Elon University studentsPower & Place CollaborativeAlamance County Harwood Initiative’s Narrative Team Reverend Larry Covington serves as the pastor of Ebenezer United Church of Christ in Burlington, North Carolina. He was born in Danville, Virginia, but has traveled throughout the world in the name of service to spread the word of God. Rev. Covington has dedicated […]

Using Community Conversations to Renew Civic Faith and Spark a Chain Reaction

When 32 public innovators recently gathered in Alamance County, North Carolina, for their firstworkspace since going through the Getting Started Lab, they brought their stories with them. For threemonths, the action teams had been gathering public knowledge in the community. The area is home tostrong leaders who have made positive inroads to build upon. But […]

Unity Found in the Arts

Turning Outward  The Arts Team is bringing people from different arts organizations together to think, work, and lead differently to fulfill a shared aspiration: build a better Alamance. The team’s leaders, Cheryl Wilder and Tami Kress, say they have internalized the Harwood Approach, especially the Turn Outward and North Star Key Mantras, which has led […]

Making Dreams Come True

When local volunteer and former college athlete Armando Camacho asked Lisa Edwards if he could create a youth soccer league at the CityGate Dream Center last summer, they didn’t know they were planting the seed for an amazing journey that would take the team to compete in London in June. The center, located in East Burlington, aims to […]

We’re Hiring!

Impact Alamance currently has an opening for a Conference Center Coordinator. This position is responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the foundation’s Conference Center located in downtown Burlington, NC, as well as providing administrative support for our programs and events. Key responsibilities include: Booking conference space Providing on-site support for events, including AV […]

Impact Alamance Plugs $30,000 into New Community Forward Projects

July 19, 2022 (Burlington, NC) – As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen the county’s grid of resources, Impact Alamance awarded a total of $30,000 to three local organizations through the newly formed Community Forward Grants. The ­­­Community Forward Grants aim to empower communities while supporting new ideas, activities, projects, and events. The goal […]

Impact Alamance Announces New VP of Education Programs and Alamance Achieves Executive Director

Impact Alamance Announces New VP of Education Programs and Alamance Achieves Executive Director July 13, 2022 (Burlington, N.C.) – Impact Alamance announces the promotion of Tyronna Hooker to Vice President of Education Programs and Lexy Roberts to Executive Director of Alamance Achieves. Hooker joins the Impact Alamance team as the former Executive Director of Alamance […]

Impact Alamance Invests $150,000 in Community Projects

BURLINGTON, N.C., JUNE 14, 2022 – As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthen the county’s grid of resources, Impact Alamance awarded $150,000 into local nonprofit organizations through the Progress and Enhancement Fund, formerly known as the Community Health Fund. A total of seven community agencies were funded. “Impact Alamance is committed to serving our […]

Rich Harwood Brings Healing and Hope To Unleash the Potential of Alamance County 

Renowned Speaker, Author, and Innovator Rich Harwood Brings Healing and Hope To Unleash the Potential of Alamance County  May 5,2022 (Burlington, NC) – Impact Alamance will welcome Richard C. Harwood, renowned speaker, author, and President and Founder of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, to Ebenezer United Church of Christ on May 12, 2022, at […]

ABSS celebrates restoration of historic McCray School

By Mebane Enterprise Posted October 27, 2021 A ceremony was held on Monday, October 25 to mark the completion of the McCray School restoration, as well as to announce a second phase of improvements and additions to the historic one-room schoolhouse located in northern Alamance County. Restoration of the McCray School began in early May. […]