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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Are you lookng for a fun and safe place for your child to go this summer while you work? Community of Hope Ministires has the perfect camp for you! Camp Good Hope Summer Camp is a fun, Christ-centered environment for rising 1st-7th grade children. Each week will feature a variety of exciting activities, including a field trip, centered upon the theme for the week. We also integrate scripture, ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
A rave review for "Sylvia" from Triangle Arts and Entertainment: The Towne Players of Garner Hit A.R. Gurney’s Sylvia Out of the Park by MARTHA KERAVUORI AND CHUCK GALLE • APRIL 26, 2017 Link to the review: http://triangleartsandentertainment.org/2017/04/the-towne-players-of-garner-hit-a-r-gurneys-sylvia-out-of-the-park/ Just two chances left to see "Sylvia" The ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Carolina Comfort Air is growing again! We are hiring Service Techs, RNC Mechanics and Replacement Mechanics. With locations in Clayton, Dunn, Jacksonville & Wilmington we have positions open in Central and Eastern North Carolina. Come grow with the #3 Trane Dealer in the Nation! Visit our website www.CarolinaComfortAir.com/Careers for more information on our current openings!
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com April 24, 2017 Residents can expect to see a new town hall, new sidewalks and parking options, a new dog park and other park improvements by the end of the year if the latest update on Garner’s 2013 bond program holds true. Those projects account for most of the things voters indicated they wanted when they passed a $35.7 million bond referendum ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com April 21, 2017 Garner Revitalization Association leaders presented a work plan for 2017 to the town council on Tuesday, even though it’s now well into spring. The presentation was actually a midway update on a two-year plan that helps the GRA earn its accreditation for the Main Street America program. Being a Main Street community makes Garner eligible ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Monday, April 24, 2017
The Town of Garner won three Excellence in Communications Awards from North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) earlier this month in a statewide competition that featured a record 133 entries. The Town received two awards in connection with the Garner Forward outreach campaign, which seeks to educate residents about, and receive their input on, updates to Garner’s ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 24, 2017
We are so excited to welcome New Penn Financial to the Chamber! "New Penn Financial® has assembled a deeply experienced and highly seasoned management team. We have seen first hand the ups of robust economies, the downs of challenging economies - and everything in between. This depth of wisdom and experience allows us to innovate with confidence, provide exceptional service and support, ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, April 21, 2017
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded to Aa1 from Aa2 the rating on the Town of Garner’s $29.3 million in outstanding general obligation bonds, the company announced on April 17. The upgrade could help the Town obtain better interest rates and terms for future borrowings and bond issuances. “The upgrade to Aa1 is based on the town’s consistently strong financial position ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Garner girls soccer coach Jennifer Enyeart offers three adjectives when describing her underclassman-dominated forward group – young, small and fast. Certainly, speed is an asset on the soccer field, but youth and lack of size usually translates into a lack of success on the girls varsity soccer level. But that hasn’t been the case at Garner, where freshmen Olivia Stoltz, Anna ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
This year, Earth Day in Garner comes with options, all of them conveniently located in one spot. The town’s White Deer Park is set to play host to a trio of Earth Day events – a litter sweep, a celebration and a stargazing session – that begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. Saturday. “The town places great importance on environmental sustainability initiatives and on ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
The Town of Garner is looking for you to become involved in shaping our community. The Town appoints citizens to serve on a number of advisory boards and commissions. Citizens 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 ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
During a weather delay, East Wake coach Jon Hasbrouck offered a bit of soccer wisdom when he crossed paths with Garner midfielder Lauryl Fright near the concession stand at Johnny Sasser Stadium. “Hey, you guys really don’t have to score any more goals on us,” Hasbrouck jokingly said to Fright, who wasn’t quite sure how to respond to the opposing coach’s suggestion. ...read more
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Garner’s Aaron Roberts knew it was time to deliver when the Trojans’ boys lacrosse team was down late to Wake Forest on March 16. “I just wanted to get through the game, I knew we could do it,” Roberts said. “I was glad I was able to get those opportunities to put it in the net.” What he didn’t know was that he and teammate Bailey Benjamin’s late ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Cary, N.C., April 18, 2017 – S&A Communications , a full-service integrated communications firm, has recently won seven Hermes Creative Awards – ranging from honorable mention to platinum – from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals ( AMCP ). The company won seven out of seven submissions. S&A Communications’ Hermes Creative Awards for 2017 ...read more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sponsor: The Father Hugh Charles Mulholland Assembly is made up of Knights from Fuquay Varina and Garner. The Assembly is the patriotic arm of the Knights of Columbus. Benefit: To raise money in support of The Heroes United in Fuquay-Varina. Date: Friday, April 28 th Time Dinner served from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and consists of Salad, Pasta, Drinks, and Tony & Dave's special sauce and ...read more
Categories: Member News
Monday, April 17, 2017
Garner Fire-Rescue's 7th Annual Relay for Life Golf Tournament - May 20, 2017 This year marks Garner Fire Rescue’s seventh consecutive year in support of the Garner Relay for Life benefiting the American Cancer Society. Over the previous five years, Garner Fire Rescue has raised over $35,000 through private donations, team member fundraising, and the Relay for Life Golf Tournament. The ...read more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Chamber would like to welcome our newest member, HomeTowne Realty - Jim Holland. HomeTowne Realty specializes in residential real estate, relocation, builder services, new home communities, land, commercial, auctions, luxury homes, and property management. Jim is there to help you find the home of your dreams and provide you with the tools you need to confidently complete your real estate ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
We are so excited to welcome VMA Studios to the Chamber! "We created VMAstudios in April 2012 when Vanessa and I had enough frustration with our “corporate” jobs. Having always taking the “safe” road, with the support of each-other dove into what we truly loved and had passion for; Photography." To find out more about VMA Studios, check them out on our website ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
We are happy to welcome Cocard Merchant Services to the Chamber this month! "(IMG) Innovative Marketing Group, LLC., was established in 2003 and became a part of the COCARD Marketing Network, after a realization of like-minded goals and business philosophy. This alliance gives us the strength and resources to market and services our products at a national level. Our founders combine 45 plus ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, April 10, 2017
Town Manager Rodney Dickerson has appointed Jeff Triezenberg as the Town of Garner’s planning director effective April 10. Triezenberg had been serving as the Planning Department’s interim director since Dec. 31, following the retirement of longtime director Brad Bass. Triezenberg joined the Town of Garner in December 2014 as assistant planning director. Prior to joining the Garner ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Monday, April 10, 2017
We are excited to welcome Fonville Morisey Barefoot to the Chamber! "Location, neighborhood and a house are all important elements that make up that special place you call HOME. At Fonville Morisey Barefoot our goal is to represent developers and builders whose objective is to create the right blend of all three to maximize the value of your purchase." To find out more about Fonville ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Friday, April 07, 2017
Empty out your closets, attics and garages and bring us your old technology! We’ll be collecting old computers, monitors, printers, televisions, gaming consoles and other unwanted electronics at our Technology Spring Clean on Saturday, April 22nd from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at our headquarters at 800 Benson Road in Garner. WingSwept’s 9th Annual Technology Spring Clean is a public ...read more
Categories: Member News, Around Town
Friday, April 07, 2017
WakeMed Health & Hospitals Level 1 Trauma Center is 1 of 6 in the state of North Carolina and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Wake County. WakeMed treats patients with the most traumatic injuries such as car accidents, gun-shot wounds and other severe injuries. With an impressive patient survival rate of 97.4 WakeMed surpasses the national rates. In 2017, WakeMed Trauma Services expects to ...read more
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Thursday, April 06, 2017
The Town of Garner has three events planned to celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. Start your morning by helping keep Garner clean and green at Big Sweep/Litter Sweep. Volunteers are invited to meet at the Holly Shelter at White Deer Park at 9 a.m. to receive equipment and cleaning assignments. Pre-registration is encouraged by calling White Deer Park Nature Center at 919.661.6982. On-site ...read more
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
By T.Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com April 4, 2017 The Wake County school system announced Tuesday that James Sposato will become the new principal of East Garner Middle School. Sposato, who has been principal of Wakefield Middle School in Raleigh since 2010, will start at an undetermined date at East Garner with a salary of $94,545. He replaces Elena Ashburn, who was named the new principal of ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The Town of Garner and PEG Media Partners have received an N.C. Source Water Protection Award of Excellence for their public service announcements on storm-water education. The PSA videos focus on pet waste, illicit discharges and pollution prevention for homeowners. The videos were primarily the work of town storm-water engineer Jaclyn Sumner and PEG Media Partners’ videographer, editor ...read more
Categories: Member News
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Open House: Friday, April 7, 2017 Program and Ribbon Cutting: 9:15 AM to 10:30 AM Facility Tours: 10:45 AM to 6:00 PM Strategic Behavioral Center-Raleigh (SBC-Raleigh), located in Garner, NC, will open a new 24-bed inpatient unit for older adults and seniors in need of immediate treatment for behavior stabilization. The new 10,000 sq foot unit will expand the current hospital footprint to ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Spring Eggstravaganza Garner will hold its Spring Eggstravaganza Saturday, April 8, at Lake Benson Park, 921 Buffaloe Road. Here are the egg-hunt times by age group: ages 2 and younger, 10:30 a.m.; ages 3-5, 11 a.m.; ages 6-8, 11:30 a.m.; and ages 9-12, noon. In addition to egg hunts, the event will offer entertainment, games, crafts and food vendors. The rain date is April 9. Vigil in Garner The ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
The Garner Optimist Club's Reverse Raffle Event is Saturday, May 20th. Dinner begins at 6pm and the drawing begins at 7pm… you do not have to be present to win! 300 tickets will be sold. Tickets are $50 each, which include dinner for two at the Optimist Club. The first ticket drawn will get $500 50 th , 100 th , 150 th , 200 th , 250 th will each get $200 300 th ticket gets $5,000! All ...read more
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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
We are excited to welcome Triangle Landscape Group, LLC to the Chamber! "From design and installation, to maintenance and complete landscape management, the professionals at TLG have the experience and knowledge to give you the highest quality service at the most affordable price." To find out more about Triangle Landscape Group, LLC, you can check them out on our website at ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
BY AARON MOODY amoody@newsobserver.com April 3, 2017 The Raleigh-Apex branch of the NAACP supported Garner police as they applied recently for a grant that would help purchase body-worn cameras for officers. More recently, the group offered to co-host a community meeting on Friday, April 7, to let people share their thoughts on the use of the technology. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. at Shalom ...read more
Categories: Around Town
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Categories: Around Town, Member News
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Country singer Scotty McCreery’s honors range from “American Idol” winner to three platinum singles to being named Country Music’s Hottest Bachelor. But the award he received Tuesday night holds special appeal for the North Carolina native: the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award. It was presented at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., by fellow North Carolina country ...read more
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Friday, March 24, 2017
Southern Cruise and Travel Presents The Creation & Noah's Ark in Kentucky. On this trip we will visit the Creation Museum, Noah's Ark, Cincinnati and much more! There will be trips available May 16-20 and October 16-20. Please call at (919) 779-5289 or (919) 291-1115, or email at paula@southerncruiseandtravel.com to book your trip to Kentucky today!
Categories: Member News
Friday, March 24, 2017
Categories: Member News
Friday, March 24, 2017
Local business owners, along with Arts and City Council Members Joined Mayor Ronnie Williams and world-renowned sculptor Sue Landerman at a gathering of the community last Friday morning to unveil an original frieze, which is featured prominently at White Oak Crossing in Garner. After the Mayor shared his thanks, he welcomed Garner’s city and community leaders to speak. “Lots of ...read more
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Adrienne Cole named first woman CEO of Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce by John Murawski News & Observer, 3/20/2017 Adrienne Cole, a longtime economic development executive, has been named the first woman to lead the 129-year-old Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. The Greater Raleigh Chamber announced Cole’s appointment Monday, making her the organization’s sixth president ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
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
Categories: Chamber News
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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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
Categories: Chamber News
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/
Categories: Chamber News
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
Categories: Chamber News
Monday, June 06, 2016
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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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