March, 2017

This year's Art in Bloom offers classes, tours, trunk shows and even floral fashions.

The Power of Flowers

World-class floral designers and master classes … trunk shows … and lots and lots of flowers: Welcome to the third annual Art in Bloom….

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Read and Feed is the local nonprofit selected to benefit from this weekend's Triangle's Got Talent, hosted by the Cary Teen Council. Here, Read and Feed volunteer Cindy Johanson reads with Tomasa in the organization's mobile classroom.

Teen Talents

They sing and dance, and juggle. They’ve auditioned, and rehearsed. And now these teens are ready to do some good, on behalf of local…

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Style, Plus

Giving back has never looked so good. The Cary Woman’s Club will hosts its annual Spring Fashion Show on Saturday, April 1, this year…

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Erin Hempen of Apex, founder of With Change in Mind, is building a kindergarten in Malawi, Africa with the help of volunteers. You can be part of the project - read on. Photo by Taylor Hodges.

Help Build a Kindergarten

Erin Hempen of Apex could easily throw her hands in the air at each new challenge she faces in her adopted second home of…

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Longest kite tail. Fastest take-off. Best tangle. These are just some of the awards available at this weekend's Kite Festival in Cary.

Hold Tight!

“Imagination is the highest kite one can fly,” actress Lauren Bacall once said. Use your imagination at the annual Kite Festival in Cary this…

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Soccer, Times Two

What has a new logo, new colors, and a whole new brand? The North Carolina Football Club, formerly known as the Carolina RailHawks ……

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Kids in the Kitchen

Schuyler Pettibone is a veteran of the cupcake wars. “I make them really weird,” she said. “Last time I made a giant pile of…

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The WakeMed Mothers’ Milk Bank in Cary is one of just 24 nonprofit milk banks in the U.S., and dispenses about 16,000 ounces of donor milk each month, free of charge, to hospitals along the East Coast. Pasteurization technician Victoria Duke, soon to be a mom herself, is one of four milk bank staffers. “We want babies to get mother’s milk,” said Montana Wagner-Gillespie, milk bank coordinator. “I like to see our milk used as a bridge to mom’s own supply, in NICUs or with well babies.” Its benefits include decreased risks of ear infection, asthma and type 2 diabetes.

The Ultimate Giveaway

A plastic milk bottle hangs in a shadow box in Sarah Gray’s office. It once held 7 ounces of mother’s milk, just enough to…

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