5/31/23 meeting

Dr. Scott Ralls, Wake Tech President shared quick facts with our club on Wednesday, May 31st.Wake Tech serves about 70,000 students annually. Wake Tech is the largest of NC’s 58 community colleges. Wake Tech offers more than 250 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs. Wake Tech’s annual impact on the community is $1 billion. Wake …

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5/24/23 meeting

On Wednesday 5/24 we heard from Ken Bland on Exploring!Exploring provides exciting activities and mentorship for youth looking to discover their future.HTTPS://www.exploring.org

5/17/23 meeting

Maggie Standiff from Refugee Home Partners https://www.refugeehopepartners.org/ was our guest speaker on Wednesday 5/17. Did you know that there are 100m forcibly displaced people worldwide? Of these 27.5m are registered refugees. Refugees are people who have fled war, violence, conflict or persecution and have crossed an international border to find safety in another country. 41% …

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5/10/23 meeting

PDG Rick Carnagua gave us the history and an update on the District’s Dominican Republic project, which he started in 2013.

4/26/23 MEETING

Did you know Cary Fire Department has 9 stations, 16 apparatus and 239 personnel? It was chartered in 1922 and internationally accredited in 1999. Second in NC and the 19th in the world to be accredited. Earned an ISO class 1 rating in 2015. It was great to learn all about these from the Fire Chief …

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4/19/23 meeting

PineCone – Piedmont Council of Traditional Music preserves, presents, and promotes traditional folk music and dance in NC. @pineconenc 🎶 David Brower, Executive Director discussed when it was founded, where roots music matters, performances, workshops, youth programs and volunteer opportunities

4/12/23 meeting

An informative presentation by Joey Nelson, Regional Director-External Affairs, AT&T NC. In 2003, 97% of households had a wireline phone whereas in 2022 that percentage went down to 30%. 73% of world’s population over 10 years of age owned a cell phone in 2022. Data traffic on AT&T’s mobile network has increased by more than …

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4/5/23 meeting

Heather Hooper, executive director of Dementia Alliance of North Carolina discussed symptoms of cognitive decline described as dementia.Dementia is not a normal part of aging.In NC, over 180,000 people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s ok to forget where you put your car keys but if you forget you have a car, then there’s trouble. …

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3/8/23 meeting

Benjy Capps, executive director, told us about the Miracle League of the Triangle.Their mission is to create positive life experiences for children and adults with special needs and for their families through baseball.Volunteer or donate https://www.mltriangle.com