Category: Events

WINnovation 2017: Donna Preiss

Donna Preiss Founder and CEO, The Preiss Company Donna Preiss is the founder and chief executive officer of Raleigh-based The Preiss Company, one of the nation’s top 10 providers of student housing, and the largest woman-owned owner and operator of…

WINnovation 2017: Alice Hinman

Alice Hinman Founder, Apiopolis Alice Hinman is founder of the nonprofit urban bee sanctuary Apiopolis, taking care of as many as 6 million bees in 60 colonies all over Raleigh. The pollinators play a vital role in sustaining our local…

WINnovation 2017: Tatiana Birgisson

Tatiana Birgisson Founder, Mati Energy Tatiana Birgisson is the founder of Mati Energy, the healthy energy drink she created in her Duke dorm room five years ago. Today, a new 30,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Clayton has her brewing as…

WINnovation 2017: Sarah Yarborough

Sarah Yarborough Co-founder and CEO, Raleigh Denim Sarah Yarborough is the co-founder and CEO of Raleigh Denim. She and her husband, Victor Lytvinenko, started making jeans together when she was an undergraduate in 2007, working on her collection for N.C….

WINnovation 2017: Nnenna Freelon

Nnenna Freelon Musician, educator, actor, philanthropist, non-profit founder Nnenna Freelon is a world-renowned, six-time Emmy award winning jazz musician. She is also an educator, actor, philanthropist, nonprofit founder, wife, and mother. In each of those roles, the Durham resident is…

WINnovation 2017: Celebrating Women and Entrepreneurship

WINnovation 2017 Celebrating Women and Entrepreneurship Five remarkable local women will headline WINnovation 2017, Walter’s third annual celebration of women and innovation, sponsored by Bank of America and The Umstead Hotel & Spa.  An evening of inspiration, education, celebration, and…

WALTER EVENT: Book Club: Belle Boggs

photographs by Missy McLamb The writer Belle Boggs showed a room full of readers why Jill McCorkle calls her  “nothing short of brilliant” at Walter’s Book Club at the Umstead May 7. The author of the celebrated short story collection…

Destination WALTER: Fearrington Village

You can buy tickets here. WALTER heads westward April 9 for an afternoon at Fearrington Village. The inaugural Destination WALTER event offers an opportunity to sample brews from across the region, enjoy live music, and explore the village shops from 2-5 p.m. Tickets…

WALTER’s Book Club with Belle Boggs

“Belle is an extraordinarily talented writer in both fiction and nonfiction. She is nothing short of brilliant.” –Jill McCorkle Belle Boggs welcomes a visitor to her Oakwood home as if she has all the time in the world. She offers…

Walter’s Book Club with T. Edward Nickens

by Liza Roberts photographs by Keith Isaacs Award-winning outdoors writer Eddie Nickens filled the house at Walter’s latest book club gathering. On the beautiful evening of Oct. 13, 160 Nickens fans gathered at 214 Martin Street in downtown’s historic City Market to…

Celebrate the Season

Join WALTER for a night of fantastic holiday shopping, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres!  Wednesday, November 30 at the Merrimon-Wynne House from 6 – 9 p.m. Choose seasonal gifts from all your favorite Raleigh retailers, including Kendra Scott, Emily Brooks Design, High Cotton, Zest Cafe,…

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