The Whirl: Dream Big

Dream Big was held Jan. 20 at the Raleigh Convention Center and raised $460,000 to benefit Methodist Home for Children. The speaker was Jim St. Germain, author of A Stone of Hope, and they celebrated the newest members of their Guardian Angel Society: Apex United Methodist Church, represented by Julia Beam and Rev. Laura Stern; Rachel and Albert Blackmon of Cary; Molly and John Chiles of Raleigh, and Newcomb and Company, represented by Paul Thomas.

Chris Mann, Sara Mann, Lainey Bass, Bill Bass

Barbara Benton, Dempsey Benton, Katherine Edmiston

Aaron Delp, Kim Delp, Alyson Connor, Amy Gracely, Marnie Cohen, Jerod Cohen, Julia Beam, Martin Beam, Jennifer Reynolds, Brian Reynolds

Jim St. Germain

Julia Beam, Laura Stern, Rachel Blackmon, Albert Blackmon, Molly Chiles, Paul Thomas

This article originally appeared in the March 2024 issue of WALTER magazine.