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Friends of Hemlock Bluffs Gets Large, Two-Year Grant

Cary, NC – With around 3,700 square feet of forestry, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is one of Cary’s best and most beautiful natural features and a new grant will help educate the public about this unique part of the Cary ecosystem. Read more

Three Cary Residents Given President’s Volunteer Service Awards

Cary, NC – Every year, Americans who give their time to help others are presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. And this year, three Cary residents who work to educate students without many resources were recognized for their effort. Read more

The Carying Place Gives Tools to Homeless Families

Cary, NC – While Cary has a high average quality of life when compared to the rest of North Carolina, there are still many people in and around the town who are threatened with homelessness. But one Cary non-profit has been working for more than 20 years to give people the resources they need to gain stability. Read more

Cary Football Camp Combines Training with Community Service

Cary, NC – With the new football season starting up in around a month, young players are flocking to camps to get their training and conditioning in before August. And one local camp is giving players coaching from experts while also finding a way to give back to the community at large. Read more

Cary Ballet Company Brings Dance to Women’s Shelter

Cary, NC – At the Cary Ballet Company, they have developed a slogan: Not all dancers can make it to the studio so they bring to the studio to them. And in a series of free classes, the company will be holding ballet lessons for children living in a Triangle women’s shelter. Read more

Arts Bring $17 Million Economic Impact in Cary

Cary, NC – A recent project by the Americans For the Arts has found that non-profit arts and cultural groups contribute close to $17 million dollars to Cary’s local economy. Read more

Cary Golf Classic Raises $44,000 for Charity

Morrisville, NC – Nowadays, there are many ways for people to combine charity and recreation. And a golf tournament in Morrisville proved just that, raising more than $40,000 for a local charity. Read more

Local Service Dogs Help With Autism, PTSD

Cary, NC – When most people think of a service dog, they think of a guide dog for someone with limited vision or someone who has difficulty with their mobility. But a service dog company in Apex is offering something different, with dogs trained to assist people on the autism spectrum. Read more

Fighting Skin Cancer with Fortnight Beer

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – One of the least talked-about cancers is also one of the most common. But a partnership between Fortnight Brewing and The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation (PDMMF) is bringing skin cancer to the forefront with a new beer. Read more

Local Charity League Recognizes Graduating Class

Cary, NC – Cary is home to a lot of charitable people and this year, another group of students who gave their time through the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) graduated, giving 1,800 hours as a group. Read more