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Friday, April 20, 2018
The WCPSS Elementary Math Department is in need of volunteers to help assemble math kits that will be used by all K-2 teachers in Wake County. Please sign up here if you are able to volunteer. Feel free to sign up for multiple times if available. Additional dates will continue to be added each month until the project is complete. Feel free to check back at a later if you would like to volunteer ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, April 20, 2018
Speed Mentoring: Would you like to share your professional strengths and challenges with female students? If so join us for our 1st Annual Speed Mentoring with Women in Leadership for our 2018 STEAM Career Fair. (May 1, 8:15-9:15 AM) Sign-Up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4fa9ab22abff2-women  
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Come enjoy an Ice Cream Truck Social with us as we celebrate our Open House in the Garner Community on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm! As a part of our celebration, we are supporting our local Garner Police K9 Unit. The K9 Team will be demonstrating their skills during our event! Help us raise funds to purchase a Kevlar vest for the Team. A portion of ice cream truck sales will be ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
The Town of Garner appoints residents to serve on a number of advisory committees and commissions. Residents who serve on these boards and commissions perform a community service using their skills, interests and initiatives to make a difference. Whether you’re interested in community appearance, recreation activities or land-use practices, the Town of Garner has opportunities for you to volunteer ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
By Zachery Eaneszeanes@heraldsun.com CEO Mark Saad, son of Magdy and Samia Saad, is expanding Feelgoodz to Garner. Feelgoodz is a member of the Garner Chamber. The company — which makes eco-friendly footwear, some of which are biodegradable — broke ground on a 20,000-square-foot facility in Garner this week to make room for its quickly expanding business. Launched in New Orleans in 2008, ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
For millennials who are ready to become homeowners, finding an affordable house in a great community can be challenging. With housing inventory historically low, real estate in major metro areas is at a premium. It’s no surprise, then, that young buyers are moving to the suburbs, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report by the National Association of ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
PROJECT DESCRIPTION The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to upgrade the U.S. 70/N.C. 50 at-grade intersection with Hammond Road (S.R 2026)/Timber Drive (S.R. 2812) in Garner. The proposed intersection upgrade is located in Garner (Wake County), near the southern edge of Raleigh. This project is included in the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) as Project No. ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.  A heartwarming comedy about friendships that last forever.  Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.DATES                                                            Apr. 20, 21 & 27 at 8:00pm Apr. 21 & 28 at 2:00pmPRICING $15 - 8:00pm ...read more
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Friday, April 13, 2018
Spend the evening under the stars with family, food, and fun on the back lawn of the Garner Performing Arts Center (GPAC). The 2018 Outdoor Movies Series is presented with support from our sponsors Planet Fitness, HomeTowne Realty of Garner, Mr. Roof, and the Town of Garner.Event Details:When: First Thursday of the month - May through October 2018 at SunsetWhere: Back Lawn of the Garner ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
The Spring Big Sweep/Litter Sweep will be held on the morning of April 21, then a Statewide Star Party and Campout will be held that night. Learn more on the White Deer Park Facebook Page
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
Garner native Shannon Smith Reeder, daughter of Ron and Donna Smith, has started a dramatic new lifestyle. Shannon and her husband Brad, who owned Goodnight’s from 2006-2013, recently moved to San Pedro, Belize, and opened a restaurant called Iguana Juan’s. Shannon Reeder is also a yoga instructor and teaches classes in Belize and Brad Reeder still does standup at the restaurant. TBJ recently ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Friday, April 13, 2018
Part farmer’s market, part craft pop-up, our 2018 Pop Up Markets in Downtown Garner will feature over 40 vendors each month selling homemade baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, all natural bath and body products, rustic home decor, and more! We’re pleased to announce that fresh produce will be available from Ball’s Berries & Produce. Stay up to date and get reminders by following our 2018 Pop Up ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The Garner Police Department is hosting a medications take-back event 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 28, at the Police Department, located at 912 7th Ave. The service is free, anonymous and no questions will be asked. By providing safe and secure ways for people to get rid of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications, Operation Medicine Drop helps prevent accidental poisonings ...read more
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Rush Hour Karting will host its first ever Karting Academy/Summer camp from June 11 to August 24, 2018. This camp is the perfect summer outing for students from ages 8-14. The camp will run Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm at a low cost of $250 per week, with a one time registration fee of $50. For families with multiple children registering, each additional sibling will be registered at ...read more
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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Justin Byars has been named as a business banker at First Citizens Bank. His responsibilities include serving the financial needs of business customers in the Garner area. He is based at the office located at 2520 Timber Drive.   Byars previously served as a financial sales manager with First Citizens in Raleigh and Garner for the past eight years.   Byars is active in the Garner community. He ...read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Through the years, you have joined me on group trips across the world, cruised to amazing places and trusted me with your family vacations. It is an honor and privilege to be trusted to make your vacation dreams come true. And I want to say thank you.  Please join me Sunday afternoon, April 15, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for coffee and dessert at Lorraine's Coffeehouse, 101 Timber Point Lane in ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 James R. Stevens Service to Garner Award. Anyone who has made substantial, outstanding contributions to Garner over a period of years is eligible for the award. Emphasis should be placed on service rendered over an extended period of time rather than what has been done in the preceding 12 months. Preference will be given to nominees with 20-plus ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Sierra Hull, critically acclaimed mandolin virtuoso, will perform live at the Garner Performing Arts Center on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:30 pm.   Grammy-nominated mandolin virtuoso, Sierra Hull astonishes audiences and fellow musicians alike. Alison Krauss invited her to the Grand Ole Opry stage before Hull was even a teenager. Two years later, she signed with Rounder Records and soon became ...read more
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to upgrade the U.S. 70/N.C. 50 at-grade intersection with Hammond Road (S.R 2026)/Timber Drive (S.R. 2812) in Garner. The proposed intersection upgrade is located in Garner near the southern edge of Raleigh. This project is included in the State Transportation Improvement Program as Project No. U-5744. The public comment period for the proposed ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, April 09, 2018
Simple chores can help you use less energy   After a long winter, it's time to emerge from hibernation, clean your home and start saving energy. This video shows six simple chores that can conserve energy and help lower energy bills. If you miss a spot, you may miss a chance to save. For more ways to save on your energy bill, click here. Click here to watch the video for 6 Ways to Clean ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
The Garner Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Eversure Insurance Strategies. Eversure Insurance Strategies was built on the principle that everyone deserves straight-forward and thorough information when it comes to Medicare. As a trusted Medicare insurance broker, Eversure Insurance Strategies will work with you to help your specific needs. Eversure Insurance Strategies Founder Ryann ...read more
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
Contact: Kimberly Davis at chasd9@earthlink.net    Recreational Tournament:Begins 1:00 pmKids & Adults2 person teams$5.00 per personCompetitive Tournament:Begins 2:30 pm$20.00 per personBlind drawBring your own bags
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
 Economic Census - How to PrepareDear Partner,Please forward the following information to your organization by next Monday, April 9th. Thank you for helping prepare the nation’s businesses for the Economic Census. Promotional materials available here for download. The Economic Census is Coming Next Month Response is Required by Law Due Date June 12, 2018The U.S. Census Bureau ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Chamber News
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Reginald “Thaabit” Hedgepeth, was recently recognized for 10 years of service to The Huebner Family McDonald’s. Over the last 10 years, he has been a valued member of the Huebner Organization.   Hedgepeth has worked with the Golden Arches since 2006 when he was referred by a friend while furthering his education. He would drive 45 minutes to Chapel Hill for his full-time job, back to Garner for ...read more
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Wednesday, April 04, 2018
  By Tim Stevens   Craig Schulman learned the power of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” in 2004 when he expanded his symphony concert career.  Schulman is best known for more than 2,400 performances on Broadway and around the world as Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables.” Years ago, he sent information to symphony orchestras throughout the country about a program he had developed — ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Join us Saturday, April 21st, 2-7 PM,  for the 2018 NC 2 NYC CAMPAIGN. This Never Forget 9-11 Foundation fundraiser event is raising funds to send local First Responders, Military & Veterans to NYC for the Annual 9/11 related events to honor their fallen brethren.John T. Woodall will perform LIVE from 3-7 PM. Not only is John a talented singer/songwriter, but he also runs Camp4Heroes, Inc. and is ...read more
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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Hello Professionals, We are running a one day special to update your portfolio image: Headshot / Portraits. Please note the special is only on Thursday, April 12, 2018, Click on the link to schedule your times https://calendly.com/vmastudios/portrait-session
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Thursday, March 29, 2018
Chamber Directory Services will be completing the map program by providing business logo listings with a 30-word description about your business. Your business location will also be pinpointed on the map. There is a wide variety of price points available that will provide your business name listed on the participating map sponsors index and within the digital portion of the map on-line feature ...read more
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
If thunder roars, go indoors. That advice from the Red Cross can keep you safe. Thunderstorms, high wind and lightning can knock over trees and power lines, causing power outages. If you’re outdoors during a storm, Duke Energy says: Do not touch anything that is on or near a power line such as trees, tree limbs, cars and ladders. Here are five tips for thunderstorm season from the Red Cross and ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Chamber is pleased to welcome Susan A. Scarpelli, financial representative at Modern Woodmen of America. Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization founded in 1883, serving more than 750,000 members. Scarpelli specializes in professional financial planning, business planning, college savings, retirement planning and estate planning. Her commitment to ...read more
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Friday, March 23, 2018
The Triangle’s best places to get Peruvian chicken. By Greg Cox News & Observer   This month, N&O correspondent Greg Cox set the wheels turning in search of the Triangle’s best Peruvian-style rotisserie chicken.  The verdict is out – one of the best is right here in Garner!   Chios Juicy tidbits:  Rotisserie-roasted chicken is just one of several Peruvian specialties on the menu at Chios.  ...read more
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Friday, March 23, 2018
A proposal to upgrade the U.S. 70/N.C. 50 intersection with Hammond Road/Timber Drive in northwest Garner will be the subject of a N.C. Department of Transportation public meeting on Tuesday, March 27 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Capital Church, located at 1308 U.S. West in Garner. With NCDOT considering more than one option, the department needs input from area residents to help finalize its ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Baker Roofing Plans to Move HQ to Garner Garner, N.C.—The Town of Garner Economic Development Department is pleased to announce that Baker Roofing, the third-largest roofing company in the United States, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to Garner, N.C. The project would bring over 250 jobs to this growing community just southeast of Raleigh. Baker intends to locate its new offices in ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Would you like to share your professional strengths and challenges with female students? If so join us for our 1st Annual Speed Mentoring with Women in Leadership for our 2018 STEAM Career Fair. A brief overview on how speed mentoring works will be given by Ms. Spears, STEM Coordinator.  After the talk, students will have a seat in front of you and start the speed mentoring.  You will meet ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
BY RICHARD STRADLINGrstradling@newsobserver.com919-829-4739Completing the final sections of the 540 loop road around Raleigh will mean building what could be the largest and most complicated highway interchange in the Triangle.N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway, will meet Interstate 40 south of Garner at the spot where the U.S. 70 Bypass now splits off heading east into Johnston County. That will ...read more
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Friday, March 16, 2018
Scotty McCreery’s Circuitous Journey to Success  The "American Idol" winner has a number-one song, a new record label and a new album releasing Friday.  Jean E. Palmieri  Scotty McCreery is only 24 but he’s experienced more than his share of life’s ups and downs.  The winner of the 10th season of “American Idol” in 2011 at the tender age of 17, he made history by becoming the youngest male ...read more
Categories: Chamber News, Around Town
Friday, March 16, 2018
Baker Roofing moving to new Garner home! The new owner of an old Kmart-anchored shopping center in Garner, just across the south Raleigh border, has plans in the works to revamp the property with extensive renovations and new construction.   Baker Roofing, a company with a long history in Raleigh and a reach across the South, purchased the 29-acre site at 4300 Fayetteville Road, currently home ...read more
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
By Natalie Campisi March 6, 2018  in  Mortgages  For millennials who are ready to become homeowners, finding an affordable house in a great community can be challenging. With housing inventory historically low, real estate in major metro areas is at a premium. It’s no surprise, then, that young buyers are moving to the suburbs, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends ...read more
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
2018 Johnston County AlzNC Walk - Memories Across Generations! Meet us at Town Square in Clayton Saturday April 28, 2018! Registration begins at 8:30am. To sponsor this event go to  http://www.alznc.org/johnston2018sponsor or to donate to the Preferred Living Solutions team (team leader Vivian McLaurin) go ...read more
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Friday, March 09, 2018
Thank you Aaron Lurie/VMA for so creatively and beautifully capturing the Chamber 2018 Reverse Raffle/Auction/Taste of the Town! Check out the photos of $5k winner Jason Peacock/Peacock Drywall and of 400 guests having a blast at an action-packed evening!Click here to check out the photos.
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Garner Educational Foundation has a new website and web address: http://garneredfoundation.orgThanks to EGMS technology teacher Anna Pollard for her efforts in putting this new website together for GEF. Please check out information about our schools and students on the new site.GEF is excited that The Margaret Bingham Storytelling Festival is about to begin in our elementary and middle ...read more
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Monday, February 19, 2018
Love RIBS?  Every Tuesday is RIB BONE TUESDAY at City Barbeque!  Enjoy our delicious, slow~smoked ribs 40% off per bone ~ all day long ~ every Tuesday!
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Friday, December 22, 2017
Big News! Complete 540 highway project ahead of schedule   By Lauren K. Ohnesorge  –  Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business JournalFor full article in Triangle  Business Journal  Officials have signed off on the final environmental impact statement for a project known as Complete 540 – and it’s ahead of schedule.  Initially, the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s N.C. Turnpike ...read more
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Monday, January 30, 2017
Editorial:  There is great value in community artsGarner-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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