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Saving Lives starts with YOU

Even though the Relay For Life of South Wake’s event is over, the American Cancer Society must continue raising funds to meet the needs of patients, their caregivers, and their families. During the next few months, approximately 12,605 people in North Carolina will hear the words “you have cancer.” These people and their families may need information, transportation, or some …

Eating Well on a Limited Grocery Budget

The Community Market Co-op & Fuquay-Varina Parks & Recreation Co-host Free Community Workshop Fuquay-Varina, NC-May 12, 2015 – Eating a healthy, nutritious meal can have many obstacles for people, but money should not be one of them. As recently as 2014, 46 million people were on SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) and millions more live on limited grocery budgets. …

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The Gilbert Company Chooses Open Sky Group and JDA Software WMS & WLM Solutions

RALEIGH, N.C. and Scottsdale, AZ, March 10, 2015 – Open Sky Group (Open Sky – www.openskygroup.com), a consulting company specializing in the implementation of Warehouse Management System (WMS) software, and JDA Software, Inc. have partnered to bring The Gilbert Company, a leading third party logistics provider (3PL) specializing in the retail sector, a comprehensive supply chain software solution that includes …

Chamber Plans Annual Awards Banquet for February 27th

The Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that its 2015 Annual Awards Banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 27th at Bentwinds Country Club.  Beginning at 5:30 pm with a social hour and cash bar, the dinner portion of the event will commence at 6:30 pm, with award presentations following shortly thereafter. Known for its thematic awards banquets over …

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Showing Appreciation to Joyce’s Family Restaurant

The Ministry Team at Bob Barker Company presented Joyce with a Certificate of Appreciation and a small gift. Joyce has donated a large container of vegetables every month, to the Church In the Woods Feeding Project for the homeless and less fortunate here in the Fuquay-Varina community. We appreciate her charitable giving and felt it was time to let her …

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Relay For Life Kick-Off Celebration

We will be holding our annual Relay For Life Kick-Off on January 6, 2015 at 7pm in the training room at the Holly Springs Fire Department on Flint Point Lane. We would love for you to join us and see what Relay For Life is all about. Since food will be provided, we request that you RSVP by December 29th. …

Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Executive Director Linda Frenette

The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome new executive director Linda Frenette, who begins her tenure on December 15, 2014. She replaces Tommy Broadwell, who has led the Chamber since 2010 and is retiring on December  31st. Board Chair Lisa Schreiner announced the hiring of Frenette saying, “After an exhaustive search process, we are very pleased to welcome Linda as …

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The Garden Hut’s Holiday Open House -November 8th

Every November we transform our garden center into a magical winter wonderland. Forests of decorated trees, lights, decorations. We carry a selection of artificial garlands, wreaths and , high-quality trees and thousands of ornaments. Join us for our Christmas Shop grand opening on November 8th. 9am-5pm . Join us for our most popular event of the year, there will be …

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Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce Launches New Bi-Monthly Magazine

The Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that it is launching the production of a bi-monthly magazine that will revolutionize the way Fuquay-Varina organizations communicate with town residents. The new “Suburban Living Fuquay-Varina” magazine will be published for the first time in mid-November, just in time for the holidays. A rich, vibrant publication full of feature articles and timely community information, …

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FastMed Issues Alert to NC Clinicians About Enterovirus EV-D68

Clayton, NC – September 10, 2014 – FastMed Urgent Care, North Carolina’s largest urgent care network, issued an alert to hundreds of its clinicians throughout the state regarding Enterovirus EV-D68, the virus that has infected and hospitalized an unusually large number of children in ten states so far, including North Carolina.  FastMed is also sharing advice on avoiding the virus …