Charity

Balfour Beatty Construction Hosts “Pink-Out” Day at Building Sites Across the Triangle

Balfour Beatty Construction Hosts “Pink-Out” Day at Building Sites Across the Triangle

Donned in pink “Raising Awareness” shirts, Balfour Beatty staff will take a break from construction of numerous new buildings across the Triangle, including the future site of Cary’s Green Level High School, to support the Kay Yow Cancer Fund® in its mission to fund women’s cancer research and serve the underserved. For the third consecutive […]

Kay Yow Cancer Fund partners with Orangetheory Fitness to Splat Out Cancer‏

Kay Yow Cancer Fund partners with Orangetheory Fitness to Splat Out Cancer‏

In observance of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several local area Orangetheory Fitness studios have planned an exciting nonprofit event to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund! Orangetheory Fitness is dedicating Saturday, Oct. 24 to raising money for breast cancer awareness and research through a cause that hits close to home. The fitness studios will […]

Kay Yow Cancer Fund Announces Stephanie Glance as New Executive Director

Kay Yow Cancer Fund Announces Stephanie Glance as New Executive Director

The Kay Yow Cancer Fund® today announced Stephanie Glance as its new Executive Director. Susan Donohoe is retiring from her position after a successful three-year tenure. Glance is no stranger to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. She was instrumental in helping establish the non-profit organization in 2007, and Yow personally appointed her to serve on […]

OrangeTheory Fitness Morrisville Gives Back with Wellness for Wishes

OrangeTheory Fitness Morrisville Gives Back with Wellness for Wishes

On a rainy Friday October evening there were sunny smiles all around the OrangeTheory Fitness Morrisville studio. Why? Because the folks from both of the Morrisville and Chapel Hill locations presented Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina with a check for $2349.20. Location owners Kristie and Matt Shifflette are advocates of community involvement and jumped at the opportunity to give back. […]

Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney to Feature Special Guests, Mascots, Big Prizes and Fun

Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney to Feature Special Guests, Mascots, Big Prizes and Fun

Free event for spectators benefits Make A Wish® The Pitchin’ for Wishes Cornhole Tourney offers fun for the whole family at Midtown Park in North Hills on Oct. 10. The entry fee for a two-person team is $50 and goes directly to Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina. If you prefer to watch, Pitchin’ for Wishes is […]

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Announces New Officers and Executive Committee

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Announces New Officers and Executive Committee

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Announces New Officers and Executive Committee Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina announces the election of new officers and executive committee members to their Board of Directors. Clayton Dorn of UPS will serve as Chairman of the Board with Randy Brodd of Dixon Hughes Goodman serving as Chair Elect. The […]

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Awarded Grant from SunTrust Foundation

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Awarded Grant from SunTrust Foundation

Raleigh, NC, – Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the SunTrust Foundation. These funds will allow Junior Achievement to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness programs to over 400 students in eastern North Carolina. Trained corporate and community volunteers will bring the lessons to life by sharing […]

20th Annual Tour of Artists Planned for Sept. 19-20 in Wake Forest

The annual Tour of Artists, sponsored by the Wake Forest Guild of Artists, will be held Saturday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. The free two-day event will showcase more than 40 local artists, and 11 galleries and studios in historic downtown Wake Forest and surrounding areas. New this year, visitors can participate in […]

Raleigh Happening This Weekend: June 12-14th

Raleigh Happening This Weekend: June 12-14th

Summer is in full swing and this weekend marks the State Capitol’s 175th Anniversary! What better way to celebrate than with food truck rodeos, celebration parties, concerts in the park and more?! It is going to be a hot weekend so if you do plan on being outdoors please make sure you stay well hydrated […]

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Awarded Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina Awarded Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. The funds will allow Junior Achievement to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness programs to over 400 students in eastern North Carolina. Trained corporate and community volunteers will bring the lessons to life by sharing […]