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Fearrington Village NC Residents, Clubs, and Organizations Donate Hurricane Florence Relief Supplies

2018-10-08T11:10:09+00:00

After Action Report on October 05th, 2018 Community Collection of Needed Relief Supplies for Eastern NC

Fearrington Cares & the FHA want to THANK village residents, clubs, and organizations that donated relief supplies, and the 44 volunteers who donated 90 minutes or more of their time to off-load, repack, and count donated supplies and then load them onto the truck for delivery to those in Eastern North Carolina who need the relief supplies the most.

185 vehicles drove by and volunteers offloaded the following specifically requested supplies:

  • 135 (33 gallon) garbage bags of paper goods (paper towels, diapers, toilet paper)
  • 131 large boxes of cleaning supplies, food, and personal items
  • 85 cases of bottled water, lots of buckets and 29 mops!!
  • In addition we collected $2,780
    • $ 1,465 for the American Red Cross and
    • $ 1,315 for the Salvation Army.

For information on how the collection has been and will be handled going forward, read this file, which reviews the steps involved in the drop-off, truck loading, and delivery to a warehouse in Raleigh for temporary storage and later for strategic delivery to where the donated supplies are actually needed the most.

Fearrington Village NC Residents, Clubs, and Organizations Donate Hurricane Florence Relief Supplies 2018-10-08T11:10:09+00:00

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture

2018-10-04T10:00:51+00:00

‘Experience fuels innovation:’ Elder Innovators aims to boost Triangle entrepreneurship | WRAL TechWire

DURHAM – In a popular post on Medium, Ryan Holmes, the founder and CEO of Hootsuite, raised a question about whether the entrepreneurial economy may inadvertently be ageist. A new group known as Elder Innovators is tackling that issue in the Triangle.

Fearrington Cares Elder Innovators of the Triangle Group Helping to Reimagine the Startup Culture 2018-10-04T10:00:51+00:00

The neighborhood With the Longest Life Expectancy in the Entire Country Around Fearrington Village, North Carolina

2018-10-03T21:02:07+00:00

Analysis | Two places in Maryland where people can expect to live longer, on average, than almost anywhere else in the U.S.

When we reported on a comprehensive new dataset of life expectancy in neighborhoods nationwide, local readers noticed that Maryland has a few neighborhoods where folks are expected to live longer than almost anywhere else in the country. They asked for more details.


Read about Fearrington Village near the end of this article.

The neighborhood With the Longest Life Expectancy in the Entire Country Around Fearrington Village, North Carolina 2018-10-03T21:02:07+00:00

NC Attorney General Josh Stein: Stand Up & Fight Back Against Cyber Criminals and Scam Artists

2018-09-17T13:38:38+00:00

In this consumer protection video, North Carolinians describe their experiences and give tips on how to avoid getting scammed. Timelines — 02:33 Telemarketing & Sweepstakes Scams, 06:19 Health Care Scams, 10:23 Annuity & Investment Scams, 14:08 Home Construction & Repair Scams, and 19:33 New Scams.

NC Attorney General Josh Stein: Stand Up & Fight Back Against Cyber Criminals and Scam Artists 2018-09-17T13:38:38+00:00
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