Carole W. Bruce, a Partner with the law firm Smith Moore LLP, will receive the 2003 NCCJ Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award for her outstanding commitment to community service and advancement of NCCJ's mission to promote understanding and appreciation of differences and in it's fight against bias, bigotry and racism. Mrs. Bruce is the second Smith Moore attorney to receive the prestigious honor, which also was awarded to now-retired Smith Moore Partner McNeill Smith and his wife, Louise, in 1990. The 37th Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Dinner honoring Mrs. Bruce will be at the Koury Convention Center on Monday, October 20, 2003, with a reception beginning at 6:00 p.m. and dinner at 6:45.
The National Conference for Community and Justice's Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Award is one of Greensboro and High Point's most prestigious and noted humanitarian awards. Carole Bruce has been a respected community leader for many years and her record of service speaks for itself. She has been deeply involved in community activities that focus on health and wellness, education and economic inclusiveness. Her special interests have been indigent health care, reaching out to the whole community on the work of hospice, and, in her work mentoring young professional women. Mrs. Bruce's work as included serving in several capacities on the Board of Trustees of the Moses Cone Health System; the Hospice at Greensboro; the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission; the HealthServe Ministry, Inc. Board of Directors; the 1995 Board Chair of the United Way of Greater Greensboro; a Trustee of the North Carolina A&T State University; and, many other community service organizations and foundations. Her awards and recognitions are numerous and include the Bennett College Award for Civic Leaders Recognition for Community Service, the Greensboro Commission on the Status of Women 1994 Woman of Achievement Award for Community Service and the 1996 Spirit of Hospice Award. Mrs. Bruce currently serves as the Board Chair of the Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce and the Greensboro YMCA.
Funds from the Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Dinner enable the Piedmont Triad Region to continue to provide ongoing programming such as the Youth Interfaith Tour; the Youth Leadership Conference; Partners Against Hate programs in the middle schools and community forums that address issues of bias, bigotry and hate in Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.
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Contact: Steve Simpson (336) 272-0359