Around the Triangle

Around the Triangle

A weekly show covering a variety of local topics and events relevant to the Triangle region of North Carolina. Hosted by Kyle Wilson.

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November 8, 2020 30 min
On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll conclude our series into some of the non-profits partnered with and supported by IBM. Around the Triangle is sponsored by IBM and we're proud to highlight and promote their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Today's guests:
Erin Callahan, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
Eric Guckian, President and CEO of United Way of the Greater Triangle
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about two more non-profits we're profiling as part of a series on community involvement at IBM. Around the Triangle is sponsored by IBM and we're proud to highlight and promote their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Today's guests:
Marie Hopper, President of FIRST North Carolina
Kerry Lemerise & Sherry Dodson with Guiding Eyes for the Blind
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about the next two non-profits we're profiling as part of a series on community involvement at IBM. Around the Triangle is sponsored by IBM and we're proud to highlight and promote their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Today's guests:
Madeline Safrit, Director of Communications at Special Olympics North Carolina
Keith Poston, President of the WakeEd Partnership
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about the first two non-profits we're profiling as part of a series on community involvement at IBM. Around the Triangle is sponsored by IBM and we're proud to highlight and promote their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Today's guests:
John Welch, Vice President of the Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake County
Brooks Raiford, President + CEO of the NC Tech...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll hear from Governor Cooper about his emergency declaration over the COVID-19 coronavirus. We'll also learn about fundraising opportunities with the V-Foundation; they have a number of exciting events planned in coming months. We'll also learn from the Alzheimer's Association about an expected uptick in the number of North Carolinians diagnosed with that disease. Redia Bax...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about a new sports complex soon to be built in Brier Creek. It's called SWING Racquet + Paddle. We'll also hear from the founder of a new local non-profit working to provide comfort and encouragement for women who are undergoing, or have undergone, breast cancer treatment. Then we'll wrap-up the show with information about Durham's annual Creek Week, set ...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk about the Carolina Hurricanes. David Ayres was the toast of Raleigh last week, after the emergency back-up goalie blocked eight shots to help the 'Canes beat Toronto 6-3, on the road. For the 42-year-old Ayres, it was a moment he'd waited for his whole life. But it's not the first time the Hurricanes have had to rely on an unexpected teammate. Back in 2016, equipme...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk about kids and financial literacy. We'll also learn about a new $6-million-dollar grant awarded to North Carolina State University by the U.S. Department of Labor. And we'll get an update on clean-up effort at Durham's McDougald Terrace housing complex.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk Raleigh nightlife with Raleigh Magazine founder Gina Stephens. Their 'Best Bars' edition is out this month, available free at a newsstand near you. Also, February is 'Cancer Prevention Month;' we'll talk risk factors and learn about some new research coming out of Duke University. Finally, consumer debt in the U.S. has reached a record 14-TRILLION-dollars. ...
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February 9, 2020 30 min
On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll speak with Troy Manns of Recovery Communities of North Carolina. Troy will talk about the options available for those struggling with substance abuse disorder. He'll also share his own personal story of overcoming addiction and how he uses that to help change the lives of others.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk about advancements in the fight against cancer. Stephanie Glance is CEO of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund; they've teamed up again with Bojanges for a fundraiser. She'll also talk about the 'Play4Kay' initiative and the upcoming Play4Kay game between NC State and Duke. Also today, we'll hear about a new play area at Marbles Kids Museum; Lowes Foods has sponsored a ...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about personal money management strategies to start 2020 off on the right note. We'll also talk about local cancer research and a fundraising opportunity this spring with the V Foundation. The 'Victory Ride' is just a few months away; organizers will share what we need to know to get ready. We'll also speak with V Foundation CEO Susan Braun.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll get an update on the flu season as North Carolina hospitals begin to put visitation restrictions in place. We'll also learn about a new, FREE business law clinic in downtown Raleigh. It's put on by the Campbell University Law School in cooperation with HQ Raleigh. They'll hold an open house this week; Dean J. Rich Leonard and Raleigh HQ's Jason Widen share details.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, it's a coffee-lover's dream: unlimited tastings from local roasters. It's an event happening next weekend at the City of Raleigh Museum. We'll get details from director Ernest Dollar. Also, Forbes has ranked North Carolina as the number-one state in the nation for business in 2020. We'll get an outlook from JP Morgan Chase. And finally, in light of the thousands of North ...
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January 5, 2020 30 min
On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about the options available for community members struggling with addiction and recovery. Troy Manns and Tisha Roberson (Recovery Centers of North Carolina and the Alcohol Drug Council of North Carolina, respectively) will share their own personal stories of overcoming addiction and how they now use that experience to help change the lives of others.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll check-in with Raleigh's 'A Place at the Table' restaurant. Director Maggie Kane was honored last week by Good Morning America for her work with the cafe. She'll join us in-studio to talk about business, community and their plans for 2020.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk with Reverend Ernie Mills, co-founder of the Durham Rescue Mission. They're hosting a Christmas Community Dinner December 23rd; Reverend Mills will share details about that as well as their full slate of programs and services available year-round. In our second segment, we'll talk about the local real estate market with an expert from the National Association of Realtor...
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk with the president of the Junior League of Raleigh. They're an organization of women working to make an impact on the local community. We'll also learn about a new recruitment drive by the U.S. Army, as they promote career opportunities in fields not traditionally associated with military service.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk with an organizer of the 27th annual Boylan Heights ArtWalk. We'll also hear about the fundraising work of the V Foundation for Cancer Research and their 'V Week' on ESPN. And finally, we'll hear from the new CEO of the USO of North Carolina.
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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll sit down with U.S. Representative G.K. Butterfield. The congressman will talk about subjects that affect local constituents in North Carolina's 1st District, as well as the issues of impeachment and the 2020 election.
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