As the Internet becomes a larger part of our lives and technology evolves as a rapid pace, towns such as Cary work hard to make sure they can use current advances to best serve the public and improve efficiency. And for her work in keeping Cary on the curve, Nicole Raimundo was given one of the state’s top awards.
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Food banks and food pantries are good resources for families but often the foods donated are not optimally nutritious. But one local Girl Scout has worked with food pantries and their donors to make sure healthier food is getting to the people of the Triangle.
Thanksgiving is often a happy time for families and a recent fundraiser by Cary’s Dorcas Ministries worked to ensure many at-risk families are able to be safe and secure during the holidays.
For years, Cary has been abuzz about Annelore’s Germany Bakery opening a location downtown. Now, with their official groundbreaking ceremony, Cary residents will soon not have to wait for the farmer’s market to enjoy authentic German baked goods in town.
When the Chinese Lantern Festival first came to Cary, it made a bigger impact than anyone expected. Now in its second year, the festival is bringing some new elements to celebrate Chinese culture.
Since 2009, Cary has recognized important members of the community with the Hometown Spirit Award. And this year, the award went to someone who has been closely linked with downtown Cary and its development: Sheila Ogle.
As Cary’s economy and community grows, more companies and start-ups are looking for ways to keep the town moving. And to help, Cary’s Cofounders Lab has given advice to entrepreneurs and just completed its first year.
After a competition that came down to tenths of a point, Cary chef Ryan Summers and his team won their first match of the Battle of Champions and are now one more match away from being the state champions.
While buses and bikes are popular ways to get around in Cary, cars are still an integral part of local transportation and one resident recently won a contest to make sure his car was in working order so he could get around.
Lately, many nationwide chains have come to Cary to capitalize on the vibrant community that’s here. But North Carolina originals are also setting their sights on Cary, with Dame’s Chicken and Waffles opening a new store in town.