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The 2017 event was held at on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Koury Convention Center from 12:00pm-1:45pm.

Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina's 75th governor delivered the keynote address to open the event.

At this year's luncheon, GCD honored Sesame Street; PNC Bank; Brad Wilson, retiring CEO of Blue Cross/Blue Shield NC; Dr. Valerie McMillan, an outstanding professor in child development at NC A& T State University; and Nancy Brown, immediate past Chair of the NC Partnership for Children.

GCD celebrated its 50th anniversary at the event!

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor:

“Cone “Cone “Elon” “Lineberry Jim Hoffman “Ready

Bronze Sponsors:

A&T State University
Better Business Bureau serving central NC
Discount School Supply
Mae Douglas
Greensboro Police Department
Hagan, Barrett & Langley PLLC
Anne Hummel


Dr. Eileen Kohlenberg
Lakeshore Learning Materials
Partnership for Children of Guilford County
PNC Bank
Reinhart Foodservice
Replacements, Ltd.


Senn Dunn
Southeastern Paper Group
Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine
UNCG Communications
UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences
United Way of Greater Greensboro

Tickets sales for the 2017 Luncheon have been closed.

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