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Man Bikes Across North Carolina for Cary Non-Profit

Cary, NC – To raise money for a Cary non-profit, one man rode his bicycle 400 miles all across the state, raising awareness along the way for organizations that work with people with disabilities. Read more

Hometown Spirit Award

Anthony Blackman on Hometown Spirit Award, Charitable History and More

Cary, NC – Anthony Blackman, founder and president of Atlantic Tire & Service, is the 2019 Hometown Spirit Award recipient. We sat down with Blackman to talk about the ethos around his business and how he got involved in local non-profits. Read more

CORRAL

CORRAL Holds Annual Showcase as They Begin County-Wide Expansion

Cary, NC – This year is CORRAL Riding Academy’s tenth anniversary and the Cary non-profit is showcasing their ridership as part of their fundraiser to help expand across Wake County with plans to quadruple services in the next decade. Read more

Cary Lobster

Lobster Fest Returns to Cary in October 2019

Story originally appeared on FoodCary.

Cary, NC – The first Saturday in October has come to mean only one thing to a church community in Cary and its growing legion of lobster-loving friends. For the 13th consecutive year, St Paul’s Episcopal Church at 221 Union St. is throwing its doors open for its annual Lobster Fest from 11 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Read more

Cary Non-Profit

Cary Non-Profit Café Providing Job Opportunities to Citizens with Disabilities

Cary, NC – For a person with a disability, finding job opportunities or finding a supportive work environment can be difficult. But a café and bakery opening in Cary in 2020 is aiming to do just that, with jobs and workplace development for people with a variety of disabilities. Read more

Cary Charity

Cary Charity Group Wins National Award

Cary, NC – Cary’s local chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) won the organization’s Philanthropy Impact Award at the 2019 leadership conference. Read more

Health

Polka Dot Mama Foundation Breaks World Record with Cancer Screening

Cary, NC – This May, Cary-based Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation broke the world record for largest skin cancer screening and now want to make this an annual public health event. Read more

Cary Business

New Community Class Teaches Business Skills, Partners with Mentors

Cary, NC – LaunchCARY, a new program for developing entrepreneurs and small business owners in the community, graduated its first class this month, all in a partnership with Dorcas Ministries, Wake Technical Community College and Cary’s Rotary Clubs. Read more

Dance

Cary Dance Studio Training Local Celebrities for Fundraiser

Cary, NC – The Triangle’s annual fundraiser for the National Inclusion Project returns this April, and Cary’s Fred Astaire Dance Studio is training the local celebrity participants to give audiences an entertaining night. Read more

Lucy Daniels Center

Cooking Competition Raises Money for Childhood Development Center

Cary, NC – Now in its third year, Cooking for a Classic has brought in funds and attention for the Cary-based Lucy Daniels Center. The latest competition highlights new initiatives at the center and gives participants a chance to win a VIP dining experience. Read more