Around the Triangle

Around the Triangle

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll continue to delve into a few of the community give-back initiatives supported by IBM. VP Tim Humphrey will introduce us to an IBMer who works with Dress for Success and Triangle Women in STEM. In addition, we'll learn about IBM's involvement with WakeEd Partnership. They're a group advocating for increased cooperation between WCPSS educators and local businesses. They a... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about two more non-profit groups associated with IBM. United Way of the Greater Triangle has the backing of IBM in a number of initiatives. IBMer Rick Bowers is on the board; he'll fill us on a number of their good works. We'll also speak with IBMer Kevin Hicks. Kevin created an organization called 'Triangle Bikeworks' where he and other mentors take local yo... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about the first two non-profits in a series of eight we're profiling this month. All are involved in some way with IBM. Around the Triangle is sponsored by IBM and we're proud to highlight and promote the passion they have for our local community. STEM RTP and FIRST North Carolina are two organizations working to generate excitement about careers in Science, Technology... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about two upcoming events put on by the Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina. They have their inaugural golf tournament October 18th at Drive Shack in Raleigh. They're also hosting another 'Secure Your ID Day' shred event October 26th. CEO Mallory Wojciechowski will share details. We'll also speak with J. Rich Leonard, dean of the Campbell Univ... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about changes at the Raleigh Convention Center. Kerry Painter is the facility's new General Manager; she'll share details about upgrades and a new six-show ticket package. We'll also speak with Susan Braun, CEO of the V-Foundation as they raise awareness in the fight against childhood cancer. Then we'll wrap up the program with an invitation for you to join Cam... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about an effort to improve school meals. It's an initiative of the North Carolina Partnership for Child Nutrition. We'll also hear about a few festivals taking place next weekend; there's Oktoberfest with Durham's Glass Jug Beer Lab, 2019 Irish Fest in Wake Forest, and the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina is putting on their Festival of Hope and Walk to De-F... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll continue our conversation with local author Wes Bryant. He's a retired USAF Master Sergeant whose book 'Hunting the Caliphate' reveals new details about the war against ISIS. We'll also talk about a fundraiser planned for next weekend in North Hills called 'Hops for Hope.' It's put on by Children's Flight of Hope, a local non-profit that provides air ... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll speak with the general manager of Raleigh's newest food hall. Nick Neptune will tell us all about the Transfer Company Food Hall, on E. Davie Street. We'll also speak with Chatham County author Wes Bryant. He's a 20-year Air Force veteran who's written about his time controlling strike cells in the fight against ISIS. His book is called 'Hunting the Caliphate.... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about a local non-profit working to end poverty in Wake County. CEO Seth Friedman will share details about their multi-pronged approach, which includes providing assistance in housing, workforce development and healthcare. We'll also talk today about advancements in treatment for HIV-positive residents. Doctor Kimberly Smith will share the latest research updates.

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about an opportunity for you to rappel 30-stories down the Wells Fargo building in downtown Raleigh. It's a fundraiser by Special Olympics North Carolina called 'Over the Edge.' CEO Keith Fishburne joins us to share details about the annual event. We'll also talk about volunteer opportunities with local non-profits as Activate Good prepares for the annual '... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll talk about how growth in the clean energy sector is changing the state's economy. A new report by Environmental Entrepreneurs breaks down the jobs available and the policies that spur their growth. Then in our second segment, we'll talk about kids and financial literacy. 12th-grade students will now have to pass a full-credit financial literacy course in order to graduate hi... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll dive into the storied history of barbecue in North Carolina. The City of Raleigh Museum has put together a new exhibit that explains how the 'Q became the state's favorite food. Director Ernest Dollar will give us a preview. From there, we'll learn about the new 'Hops & Blues' festival put on by The Glass Jug Beer Lab in Durham. The festival is a celebration ... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about the works and mission of Urban Ministries of Wake County. They coordinate assistance for the county's vulnerable population in everything from food security and shelter to healthcare. Then, we'll talk about the state of North Carolina's children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual child well-being report. President & CEO Lisa Hamilton ... Read more

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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 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 hear from organizers of the Women's Theatre Festival in Raleigh. The three-day event gets underway Friday at venues around town. We'll also learn about how the V Foundation has teamed up with ESPN this week to raise money for cancer research. And finally, we'll explore the fight over Medicaid expansion and what that could mean for the state's next budget.

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about some fun Fourth of July festivities hosted this week by the Carolina Mudcats. The ALS Association of North Carolina will then join us to talk about the 5-year anniversary of the 'Ice Bucket Challenge.' CEO Jerry Dawson will speak about progress made in the fight against Lou Gehrig's Disease. Then in our final segment, we'll wrap up Men's Health Month ... Read more

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we're all about health! Advance Auto Parts has teamed up with the American Heart Association to raise money for the fight against cardiovascular disease and stroke. We'll also learn about an effort to raise awareness about a rise in cases of Hepatitis-C in the state. And finally, we'll speak with a doctor about new research into ways to prevent food allergies.

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll learn about local resources available for those dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Tim and Gina Murray, owners of Aware Senior Care, will share information about the many options available. We'll also continue our theme of Men's Health Month with a discussion about new treatments in the fight against prostate cancer.

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On this week's Around the Triangle, we'll check-in with Maggie Kane. She's the Executive Director of the downtown Raleigh restaurant 'A Place at the Table.' They provide "dining with dignity" through their unique pay what you can system. Maggie has exciting news to share about the restaurant's upcoming expansion. Details at http://www.tableraleigh.org/.

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