Story by Hal Goodtree. Special thanks to Mary DeMilia. Photo by Lost-In-Maylene.
Cary, NC – For 25 years, Swim Across America (SAA) has been raising money for fight cancer. Now, with the support of Triangle Aquatic Center, this iconic event is coming to Cary on May 20, 2012. Show your support by signing up or sponsoring a swimmer. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo of 1992 ribbon-cutting provided by the Cary YMCA.
Cary, NC- Hard to believe, but this year the Cary Family YMCA turned 20 years old. I met with Executive Director, Diane Hillsgrove to talk about the past and future of this powerful community organization. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – For six years, the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation, named for a Green Hope student, Matt Cossa, has raised money to fight cancer. This year, the Foundation has three events this spring where you can help the fight against cancer and honor the memory of a special young man.
Since its inception, the Matt Cossa Memorial Foundation has raised more than $125,000 in the fight against lymphoma and other blood cancers. I spoke with Bill Cossa, Matt’s son about this year’s events. Read more
With the excesses of the holiday season weighing heavily, we thought we’d consult a local expert on getting into shape. And who better than Autumn Hibberd of Styles Group Fitness in Downtown Cary? Photo by Lululemon Athletica.
Cary, NC – Fitness advice often focuses on specific exercises or workouts. But for most people, the biggest hurdle is willpower. Here are my top 7 tips to stay motivated about your fitness. Read more
Cary, NC – This is not a story of battle, nation-building, heroism or pain. But then again, maybe it is. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Karl Fisher
Cary, NC- A year ago, Victoria Bennis was planning her first save a Life Walk. She and her family were recovering from a personal tragedy. Her brother John, a 16 year old Green Hope student had taken his life the previous November. When a second Green Hope boy committed suicide that May, she knew she had to do something to stop what she perceived was becoming an epidemic. Read more