Category: The Whirl

Sister City 30th Anniversary

A delegation from Raleigh traveled to Compiegne, France—one of Raleigh’s Sister Cities—to celebrate the 30th anniversary of sisterhood. The weekend was filled with festivities, including a Joan of Arc festival, a meeting in City Hall with Mayor Philippe Marini and…

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Fitz-Simons Society Dinner

First Lady Kristin Cooper hosted Raleigh Little Theatre’s annual dinner at the Executive Mansion June 4, 2019 to recognize its generous supporters, encourage investment in strategic initiatives and honor its artistic director, Haskell Fitz-Simons.

Raising Hope

First Lady Kristin Cooper was the special guest at Raising Hope, a dinner and silent auction benefiting The Hope Center at Pullen June 6, 2019.

REX Hospital Open

Thousands of golf fans attended the REX Hospital Open, May 30 to June 2, 2019 at The Country Club at Wakefield.

The Green Chair Project’s Chairity 2019

The Green Chair Project hosted Chairity, its annual benefit to raise money for the organization’s mission to provide all Wake County families with essential home furnishings.

North State Bank’s Summer Salute

North State Bank’s 16th Summer Salute for Transitions LifeCare was held May 4, 2019 at North Ridge Country Club.

Inaugural Midtown Raleigh Banner Art Contest

Midtown Raleigh Alliance announced Heath Hilliker as the winner of its first annual Midtown Raleigh Banner Art Contest, a community engagement initiative to support local artists and help beautify the Midtown Raleigh community.

Grace Li Wang Art Show

Ameriprise Financial hosted an event at Raleigh HQ April 25, 2019 for artist and jewelry designer Grace Li Wang. D.S. Provance autographed books from her book series Paw Smart.

Triangle Wine Experience 12 Roses Dinner

The 10th annual 12 Roses Dinner was held at the home of Eliza Kraft Olander March 16 2019. The event raised funds for the Frankie Lemmon School, a school for children with and without special needs.

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