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courtesy of Linda B. Wade Development Assistant Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry

Greater Hickory CCM Announces New Development Director

On February 10, 2023, the Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM) announced that Bonita Ferretti is the ministry’s new Director of Development.

Ms. Ferretti joined GHCCM over a year ago as Recruitment, Outreach, and Grant Specialist. Prior to her joining the GHCCM Development team, she worked and volunteered with a variety of local non-profit organizations and has held multiple leadership roles including President of the United Arts Council of Catawba County, President of Hickory Community Theatre, President of the Holy Trinity Endowment Foundation, Chairman of the Service League of Hickory’s Scholarship Program, Business Manager of the Hickory Choral Society and was named New Rotarian of the Year for the Rotary Club of Hickory in 2019.

Her experience of living and working in Hickory includes fundraising, event planning, advocacy, and promotion for a variety of non-profit organizations and she has worked closely with community leaders of all levels. Bonita and her husband, Vince, have lived in Hickory for 29 years.

Linda Wade, previous GHCCM Director of Development, has stepped down from her position to become the Development Assistant on a part time basis. The Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry is a non-profit organization founded by churches in the greater Hickory area.

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