Miracle League Seeks a Few Good Sponsors

Story by Lindsey Chester and Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- The Miracle League of the Triangle is about to begin their Spring 2012 season and they are looking for a few good sponsors to support the teams. Read more

Gingerbread Houses Raise $90,000 in Cary

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer.

Cary, NC- The Umstead Hotel and Spa hosted the 9th annual Gingerbread House benefit to raise funds for Triangle Family Services last Thursday. Read more

Real-Life Guitar Heroes

Cary, NC –  Some time ago, we ran a story about a local band called Mind the Gap. The name of the band is derived from a British saying used as a public announcement when people are stepping from a train or subway.  It is a warning to watch your step. MTG considers “the gap” a metaphor for life. They play solely for charity. Read more

Coping With Losses From Suicide During the Holidays

Story by Matt Young. Photo by Timothy Faust.

Cary, NC – A  friend of mine, Jeri Wade, contacted me.

She is a “survivor” of family suicide and an active volunteer with The Triangle Survivors of Suicide (SOS). Read more

9,000 Computers Refurbished & Donated

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Durham, NC – I first came across the Kramden Institute when they were awarded a grant from the Cary Community Foundation last month. They refurbish used computers and donate them to deserving school-aged kids around the state, using thousands of volunteers in the process. Read more

CVA Art Ball, Friday Nov 4

Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary NC – Friday November 4 is one of Cary’s big dress-up events of the season, the CVA Art Ball. It’s a black-tie affair with dinner, dancing and a silent art auction, all to benefit Cary Visual Art. Read more

Education: Students Against Destructive Decisions

 Above, Eboni Christmas-Nathan applies “silent” makeup Carolyn Calder.

Cary, NC – The Cary Academy chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) participated in the organization’s Shhhhh….it’s a secret event on Oct. 20. Read more

Community Pages

Cary, NC – For a long time, we’ve wanted to have a few pages on CaryCitizen to collect all the information on a few particular subjects. Our first was the Cary Non-Profits page. Now, we’ve added two more Community Pages. Read more

Cut For A Cure

Breast cancer survivor Bridget McMinn gets new cut and style by Twisted Scissors owner Amanda Kimball at Cut for the Cure

Cary, NC- Haircuts are something many cancer survivors forego during chemo and radiation treatments. Here in Cary, the Twisted Scissors Salon raised money with haircuts to benefit the Susan G Komen For The Cure. Read more

Truly a Miracle! The Miracle League of the Triangle

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos courtesy of the Miracle League

Cary, NC- The Miracle League of the Triangle has been helping kids with disabilities enjoy the game of baseball for 5 years. They provide a service not just for those youngsters, but for all the volunteers in the organization who come together to make the league possible. Read more