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Friday, February 24, 2017
WE are the Chamber! Let’s Grow Our Voice Membership Development Campaign Congratulations and thank you…. you recruited 34 new members! Magdy Saad recruited the most new members: 8. Magdy gets the “most members recruited” incentive of $500. Each new member along with the person recruiting the new member were entered into a drawing, with the recruiter getting $500 and the ...read more
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Friday, February 24, 2017
WE are the Chamber! Let’s Grow Our Voice Membership Development Campaign Welcome to our newest Chamber members! We look forward to working with and for these news members. We thank each new member for supporting the work of the Garner Chamber. A&T Well and Pump Accu-Steel, Inc. Allcare Home Health Agency, Inc. Allstate Insurance - Petrakis Agency Bainbridge Family Care Home, Inc. Best ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
We are excited to welcome Diamond Contracting, Inc. to the Chamber this month! "When you hire Diamond Contracting, Inc., you are employing a highly skilled team qualified and motivated to get the work done efficiently and on time. We value all of our projects no matter the size. We understand that getting the project completed right the first time and the importance of budget dollars and ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
We are so excited to announce RE/MAX Team One has joined the Chamber this month! "We specialize in residential real estate sales. We are results driven and very motivated. We offer effective representation based on sound knowledge of North Carolina Real Estate rules and regulations as well as the local real estate market. We enjoy working with families wanting to purchase either a resale or ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
We are happy to welcome A & T Well and Pump to the Chamber! "Our team of Raleigh NC well pump repair and installation professionals know how important your water is for you and your family. If you are having problems with your water system and need repairs, then A&T Well and Pump is the solution for you." If you would like to find out more about A & T Well and Pump, you can ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Welcome to the Chamber, Fowler & Sons, Inc. Residential! "Fowler & Sons, Inc. is a one-stop commercial service company. Our staff is qualified to handle refrigeration, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and restaurant equipment repair, installation and service." If you would like to find out more about Fowler & Sons, you can check them out on our website at ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
We are happy to announce that Linwood Clark Masonry has joined the Chamber this month! If you would like to find out about Lindwood Clark Masonry, you can visit them on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/linwood-clark-masonry-1394 .
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We are happy to welcome Best Contracting & Development, LLC to the Chamber! "Best Contracting and Development is a full service design and build firm specializing in new home construction as well as custom additions and renovations. Founder and owner Roman Best graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management. His passion for ...read more
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We are happy to welcome East Coast Towing, Inc. to the Chamber! "As our customer, you can always rely on us to provide you with quick, friendly and reliable towing services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our drivers are trained in the newest skills, towing techniques and equipment and strive to provide damage-free towing for your car, truck or motorcycle in a timely manner. " To find ...read more
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We are excited to announce that Raleigh Screen Print has joined the Chamber! "Raleigh Screen Print, Inc. was founded in 2008. Serving the triangle and surrounding areas, we specialize in T-shirts for any occasion. From the design process to the finished product, we offer excellent customer service. Whether the job is large or small, we ensure that our clients are 100% satisfied with the ...read more
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We are so happy to welcome Custom Laminating to the Chamber this month! "Preserve your precious paper items in a hand-made custom plaque. Diplomas, awards, newspaper clippings, photographs, announcements, mottos, and invitations can be protected against the effects of air, humidity, dust, and temperature. Keep newspapers looking crisp and white for years to come. These will be treasured ...read more
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
We are happy to welcome Delve Interiors to the Chamber! "Whether your goal is to find the ideal chair or to create a more efficient harmonious interior space for you and your co-workers, clients, patients or students… delve interiors’ consultative team is ready to listen and respond to your needs with fresh solutions and quality products. If you enjoy working with a team that ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
We are excited to announce that Bainbridge Family Care Home, Inc. has joined the Chamber! The staff at Bainbridge Family Care Home, Inc. provide personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the assistance you need while respecting your independence. If you would like to find out about Bainbridge Family Care, you can check them out on ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
Dear Community Sponsor: Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources invites you to participate in our annual Spring Eggstravaganza at Lake Benson Park on Saturday, April 8, from 10am to 12:30pm. In the event of inclement weather, Spring Eggstravaganza will be rescheduled for Sunday, April 9, from 1-3pm. This sponsorship opportunity allows community organizations and businesses to showcase ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
Welcome to the Chamber, Allcare Home Health Agency, Inc. ​ Allcare Home Health Agency was established with the sole purpose of helping people of all ages and special needs to receive quality compassionate care, live independently and securely in the comfort of their home. Allcare Home Health Agency is committed to providing high quality and client centered Home Care services to our clients, ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com February 17, 2017 A sign a consultant showed the Garner Town Council during its annual retreat adequately summed up the status of the former ConAgra Foods site. The sign from 2012 listed town goals for the Jones Sausage Road property, where a 2009 explosion killed four at the Slim Jim plant. ConAgra closed the plant in 2011 and moved Slim Jim production out ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
February 17, 2017 Garner police took time on Feb. 11 to return some of the love a local student has shown for the Police Athletic/Activities League. Khamari Campbell, a fourth-grader at Creech Road Elementary School and a PAAL participant, left the Garner Police Department that Saturday afternoon with a new title after being sworn in as an honorary police officer. Khamari started PAAL as a ...read more
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Monday, February 20, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com February 17, 2017 Twenty years ago, Jill Cottengim was undergoing cancer treatment at the same time local American Cancer Society representatives were looking to launch a Relay for Life in Garner. Many people know that Cottengim and close friend Stephanie Smith, both diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, decided to take on establishing a local fundraiser ...read more
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Friday, February 17, 2017
We are excited to announce that Carolina Glass & Mirror has joined the Chamber! "Proudly serving the Triangle area, Carolina Glass & Mirror is the image of elegance and quality. Whether you’re building a new home or renovating an office, our glass products add a touch of luxury to any space. From designing curtain walls for commercial builders to installing frameless shower ...read more
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
We are happy to welcome Matt's Auto Shop to the Chamber! "Matt's Auto Shop has grown out of a desire to see car work done honestly. We endeavor to bring respect and trust to the service field responsible for maintaining one of your most expensive and necessary assets, your vehicle. We are a local independent garage that can handle any of your vehicle repairs competitively and ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Faith Gibbs kept her heroes in mind when it came time to work on a community-service project. The East Garner Middle School eighth-grader opted to focus her project on “American Heroes,” which to her are police, fire and military personnel. Gibbs wanted to reach out to the community, feeling people need to know more about ways they can support those who serve. So she held a yard sale, ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com Years of working alongside Town Manager Rodney Dickerson helped Forrest Jones win his bid for the position of Garner public works director. What others had to say about Jones solidified Dickerson’s Feb. 3 decision to promote him. Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/garner-cleveland-record/article132421484.html#storylink=cpy ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Garner coach George Gary calls the Greater Neuse River Conference one of the best track and field conference in the state. It’s easy to point to the several titles Southeast Raleigh and Knightdale have won to understand why. But now, his Trojans are a big reason why he can make that claim. Garner finished higher than it ever had in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A indoor track ...read more
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The Town of Garner is accepting requests to enroll in the free spring 2017 Garner 101 citizens academy, set to start in March (exact date yet to be determined). Garner 101 consists of nine weekly classes—plus a graduation dinner and ceremony—designed to teach citizens about the Town government. The classes are on Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30 p.m. (the exact time of some classes may ...read more
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Monday, February 13, 2017
Cary, N.C., Feb. 13, 2017 – S&A Communications , a full-service communications firm, has hired Michael Colborn as controller. His new role consists of managing the finances, accounting records and reporting as necessary. Before joining the S&A Communications team, Colborn worked for an outside CPA firm for 10 years. Throughout his career, he has provided accounting support and ...read more
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Friday, February 10, 2017
WE are the Chamber! Let’s Grow Our Voice Membership Development Campaign Do you know a business that has not yet joined the Garner Chamber of Commerce? Maybe a business located near you, or someone you do business with? The Chamber Board of Directors is encouraging you to recruit one new member during our membership campaign, running through 5:00 Thursday, February 23. As the Chamber ...read more
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Cary, N.C., Feb. 9, 2017 ­­­ Broomfield, Colorado-based DealersLink , a leading authority on automotive systems integration and networking technology, has selected S&A Communications as its public relations agency of record. S&A will provide support to the company in the areas of media relations, monitoring, content marketing and social media. Founded by a team of auto ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Welcome to the Chamber, Sub Station II! Sub Station II was founded in 1975 by Mr. Dominic Ruffalo. Today Sub Station II has over 40 locations spread throughout 6 states in the Southeast. Sub Station II offers a multitude of selection: more than a dozen different sandwiches as well as salads, gyros, side items and dessert. Each sandwich or salad is prepared to order using only the finest, freshly ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
We are so excited to welcome VR Business Brokers to the Chamber this month! VR Business Brokers is a company that cares and respects its clients. Our mission is t o always develop new and innovative practices for buying and selling businesses, protecting client interests, and refining the level of services every privately held business owner deserves and should expect to receive through Valued ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Robert Stapelton and Suzy Kochik are pleased to announce the 2017 Krafty’s Burgers & Brews St. Baldrick’s event. They are back, refreshed and ready for you to experience a new St. Baldrick’s event in Garner, NC! Robert, the owner of Raleigh’s former Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub and 10 year St. Baldrick’s host, opened Krafty’s Burgers & Brews over a ...read more
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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
We are happy to welcome Brazoban Realty to the Chamber! We will work to find you exactly what you are looking for in a home. You can check them out on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/brazobanrealty/ , or on our website at http://business.garnerchamber.com/list/member/brazoban-realty-united-re-raleigh-1369 .
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Town Manager Rodney Dickerson announced on Feb. 3 the appointment of Forrest Jones as the Town of Garner’s next public works director. Jones joined the Town’s Public Works staff in 2001 as streets supervisor and has held a series of progressively responsible roles within the department including assistant public works director for the past six years. He also had been Public ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com February 2, 2017 Town leaders are looking a new and permanent home for the historic train depot that currently serves as a museum on East Garner Road, but have yet to determine where it would go. The Town Council on Tuesday asked representatives of the Garner Revitalization Association to form a committee to make a recommendation on the future of the ...read more
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Monday, February 06, 2017
Black History Month events Johnston Community College plans several events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. ▪ On Feb. 4 the school will host a comedy show that is free to students and staff. The general public can also attend. Tickets cost $5. ▪ There will be a Business Expo held Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paul A. Johnston Auditorium. ▪ On Feb. 12 ...read more
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Friday, February 03, 2017
By Johnny Whitfield February 2, 2017 Had an interesting conversation last week with Rick Mercier, the town of Garner’s communication manager. I mentioned the excited energy I feel when I’m in Garner. There’s a lot to be excited about all around Garner these days. The town is just a couple years removed from its designation as an All-America City and, honestly, Garner still feels ...read more
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Thursday, February 02, 2017
By Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com February 2, 2017 Winter is ending in two weeks, at least if you believe what a Raleigh groundhog reportedly said. Sir Walter Wally, North Carolina’s premier groundhog prognosticator , made his prediction Thursday from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in front of a crowd eager to hear the critter’s news. As clouds rolled over the ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Black History Month events Johnston Community College plans several events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. On Feb. 1 a kickoff event will be held in the school’s student lounge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ▪ On Feb. 4 the school will host a comedy show that is free to students and staff. The general public can also attend. Tickets cost $5. ▪ There will be a ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
State of the Town Address Mayor Ronnie Williams January 17, 2017 Mayor’s State of the Town Address: http://bcove.me/hni9qnuu Hello. I’m Mayor Ronnie Williams, and I am honored to present the 2017 State of the Town address. The state of our town is strong. You can see evidence of robust growth all over; you can sense the optimism of our citizens; you can feel how we are moving Garner ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com January 30, 2017 Strong, optimistic, progressive, engaging, proactive and poised to handle more growth with open arms. That’s how Mayor Ronnie Williams described Garner in his annual State of the Town Address, which he has presented each of his 11 years in the position. He had only good things to say about the town in his prerecorded speech that was ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
By Johnny Whitfield jwhitfield@newsobserver.com January 30, 2017 Jenna Watkins doesn’t like talking about the cancer doctors diagnosed in her when she was just 13 months old. But the Rand Road Elementary School first-grader had no trouble performing her official duties at Friday night’s St. Baldrick’s event at Garner High School. Now cancer-free for five years, Watkins used a ...read more
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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
By Bill Woodward Correspondent February 1, 2017 Coach Eddie Gray’s Garner basketball team went out Tuesday and did as it has on other nights, wearing down the opposition with pressure defense, relentless rebounding and by pushing the ball up the floor for 32 minutes. In the end Garner had dispatched Clayton 80-59. But this one was special. The basketball under Gray’s arm told the ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com January 26, 2017 After two years of restaurants and retail spaces filing in on the other side of Jones Sausage Road, the northwest corner of White Oak is nearing capacity and the handful of open spots appear to be going fast. Chipotle is nearing completion, expected to open in the far right side of the four-tenant building at the corner of Jones Sausage and ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
By Tom Shanahan Correspondent January 28, 2017 Garner is largely known for football and basketball, but the Trojans are good in the water, too. Garner’s girls and boys swim teams swept the Greater Neuse River Conference finals in dominating fashion Saturday at the Triangle Aquatic Center. It was the second straight year for a girls-boys sweep and the boys’ fourth straight title. ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
By Patrick O'Neill January 26, 2017 This past Thursday, I was a blood donor at the Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Mary, Mother of the Church, Catholic parish on Vandora Springs Road. Blood is a precious commodity, and giving it is not for the faint of heart. Whenever I give a pint of my life blood I tease the Red Cross staff, calling them “Blood Suckers” and “Count (or ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Black History Month events Johnston Community College plans several events throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. ▪ On Feb. 1 a kickoff event will be held in the school’s student lounge from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ▪ On Feb. 4 the school will host a comedy show that is free to students and staff. The general public can also attend. Tickets cost $5. ▪ There will be ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Editorial: There is great value in community arts Garner-Cleveland Record January 29, 2017 Garner is, indeed, fortunate to have a robust arts community in its midst. From Broadway performers to community theater to public school teachers who are passionate advocates of the arts, Garner has a lot to offer its residents and, frankly, for anyone who’s willing to make the short drive to Garner ...read more
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Children can get ready for kindergarten in the new year at select Wake County Public Library locations. Southeast Regional Library is offering a weekly school readiness program for pre-school aged children called ABC Craft and Learn . Children and their caregivers will work on a craft that helps them practice the alphabet and learn other skills for the classroom. Caregivers will learn ways to ...read more
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
WIB Luncheon Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, President of Shaw University, will serve as the keynote speaker at the annual Women in Business Luncheon, hosted by the Garner Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 23 at the Grand Marquise Ballroom, 225 Fidelity Court, Garner. Tickets are $39 for chamber members, $49 for all others. Cooks for Books The Garner Educational Foundation hosts its ...read more
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Thursday, January 05, 2017
Lights Unlimited Apex location is have a moving sale. All hanging displays are 40% off. We will have some mirrors and table lamps as well. We are making some changes and growing in some different directions. Address is 813 Perry Road, Apex NC Great chance for you to save some on lighting changes you have been wanting.
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Thursday, January 05, 2017
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Monday, October 31, 2016
Check out the photos from the Garner Chamber 2016 Annual Meeting & Business Awards Celebration. Thank you Dave Kuhn/Kuhn's Photography for "capturing the moment!" To view photos, click on link: https://summitawards2016.shutterfly.com/
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Thursday, October 06, 2016
Summit Award Rec ipients First Citizens Bank Forever First Guilford Plumbing Supply ALCO Custom Cabinets Steady Growth & Achievement Lights Unlimited National Pawn Nonprofit Achievement Able to Serve Wells Fargo Vision and Values Autobell F&D Huebner dba McDonald's Entrepreneurial Billy Bub's Jones Insurance Excellence in Business 1-15 Employees Alossi Spa 16+ Employees F&D ...read more
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Friday, September 02, 2016
Carolinas Association of Chamber Executives (CACCE) representing the Chambers of Commerce in North Carolina and South Carolina is spotlighting Garner Chamber president Neal Padgett in this month's newsletter. Neal Padgett President Garner (NC) Chamber of Commerce npadgett@garnerchamber.com How long have you been in Chamber work? 10 years How long have you been in your current position? 10 ...read more
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Monday, June 06, 2016
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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The audience raved about the finale concert of Broadway Voices Season 6, featuring Broadway great David Burnham. The packed house called this the best concert of the six-year series, which was evidenced by the evening's eight standing ovations. Below are links to photographs and videos taken by Dave Kuhn, Kuhn's Photography. If you were there, we hope you enjoy these reminders of your ...read more
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By Tim Stevens There is no way that I know of to adequately convey the contributions that Faye Gardner made to our community. Her handiwork is on display every time a visitor pauses to read an inscription at the Garner Veterans Memorial and every time anyone notices Garner’s All-American City signs. Her efforts are apparent at the thriving Garner Chamber of Commerce and when Broadway stars ...read more
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