Category: The Whirl

The Whirl: First in Flight Young Men’s Service League

In 2019, the Young Men’s Service League, a national volunteer organization of mothers and sons, created its first North Carolina chapter, First in Flight. The group has volunteered over 2,000 service hours so far. One highlight: helping the Northwest Cary…

The Whirl: Fenton Groundbreaking

On November 12, international real estate firm Hines, along with Columbia Development, started construction of Fenton, a 69-acre mixed-use development in Cary, which is expected to be completed in Spring 2022. The ground- breaking was celebrated with hors d’oeuvres, music,…

The Whirl: Beach Tailgate

Greg and Susan Weaver hosted a tailgate on Atlantic Beach on October 25 to watch the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State Universty football game. The Weavers welcomed fans from both teams and no one was injured…

The Whirl: Oakwood Wine Tasting

On Saturday, October 24, a small group gathered for an evening of Sonoma- style wine tasting in an event dubbed the Oakwood Winefest 2020. Each couple brought bottles of wine from local retailers, including many from North Carolina vineyards, to…

The Whirl: Dix Park Diwali Celebration

On Saturday, November 7 Dix Park hosted its first-ever celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights in partnership with VAE Raleigh. Participants like artist Vanipriya Ponnapalli drew mandalas with chalk in the parking lot across from the Flower Cottage….

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