While most people say they support U.S. military members, there is still a great amount of need for veterans who return home. And one Cary high school student created a network of schools to organize students and gather supplies, earning the Girl Scouts’ top award in the process.
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Parkinson’s disease affects close to one million Americans and can take a serious toll on speed, balance and overall mobility. And an annual event in Cary not only fundraises for research of the disease but gives its patients a fun way to fight its progression.
In November, chefs from around the state will be competing to see who is the best. One of those competitors is Cary’s own Ryan Summers, fresh off of his victory in the Raleigh Dining Competition.
Some may remember Jimi Clemons from his sit outside in the hottest week of the year to promote the Cary Unity Walk. Now, with the event nearly a month away, Clemons talked about why this event is important, possibly now more than ever.
As technology becomes a greater part of our lives, more people are learning coding and at younger ages. A new school is opening in Cary to teach coding, programming and other technology courses to prepare students for the future.
Every year, only ten members of the Girl Scouts of America nationwide get the National Young Women of Distinction and one of them is a Cary scout who created a project to teach more children about science and medicine.
One of the most important things we learn as children is how to read but not all kids get that opportunity with limited access to books. But the Goddard Schools in the Raleigh area, including Cary’s, worked to gather thousands of books to give to children without access.
Sports are a common way for children to learn to interact and exercise but for kids with autism, ADHD, asthma and other cognitive and physical issues, it can be difficult to find an accommodating team. That’s why Oak City Soccer started up in the Cary-Raleigh area to give these children a way to play.
If you walk around Cary’s roads or woods, you may have noticed how much trash and litter is around town. But one Cary resident has been taking long walks and filling up large bags of trash to clean Cary up as much as he can.
Studies have shown that mental illness is all too common in both the United States and North Carolina and yet conditions can be easily stigmatized, isolating their patients. But a new church based program is looking to give people a support network and connect them with the larger community.