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Monday, September 17, 2018
The TeddyRox Foundation is collecting supplies to help with hurricane relief for animals in the affected areas of North Carolina.  Donations will be moved where needed when travel allows. Garner dropoff locations: Body Wellness Matt Davis State Farm Zin Yoga & Wine BarMOST URGENT SUPPLIES NEEDED:Clean towels and fleece blankets Water Treats (Cat & Dog) Clorox Wipes Bleach (new, ...read more
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Friday, September 07, 2018
by Laura Ohnesorge Triangle Business JournalClick here for full article   The email flurry to lure Amazon – at least in Wake County – began Dec. 18 with a slew of mandatory nondisclosure agreements. On very “short notice,” officials - from Ellen Tai, a business recruiter for the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina; to Ashley Cagle, assistant executive director of Wake County ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Community of Hope Ministries will host its 6th Annual "All American BBQ" on Friday, September 28th from 11 AM - 7 PM. Plates will include pork bbq, slaw, potatoes, hush puppies, tea or water, and homemade dessert!  Plates are $10 and 100% of the proceeds will support Community of Hope Ministries. Money raised from the 2018 BBQ will support the addition of a walk-in cooler and freezer at the ...read more
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Sunday, September 02, 2018
Garner, NC: The team at Bollendorf Dentistry is committed to providing customers throughout Garner, NC and surrounding areas the dental care they need. Part of that care is a dedication to the continuing education and investing in the newest technologies of dental care. Dr. Bollendorf holds continuing education as top priority to bring his patients the best care possible.He has earned Fellowship ...read more
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Monday, August 27, 2018
Dale Carnegie Training is offering a free skills development workshop on September 11th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm for influencing others to higher performance. We are all seeing a world where doing more with less and doing it faster is a normal way of operating. Our fast-paced environments require the skills to navigate, lead, and influence action within our workforce. In Dale Carnegie Course ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
by Lauren K. Ohnesorge Senior Staff Writer, Triangle Business JournalLink to TBJ article with photos  A Garner food startup hoping to “anchor” your plate with plant protein is readying for expansion, with plans to double its headcount this fall.  Improved Nature, which manufactures meat substitution products, is expanding in sales and marketing, a move that could increase the 15-person ...read more
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Thursday, August 23, 2018
Garner Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Inc.'s (GVFR) Citizens Fire Academy is designed to increase the community’s understanding and awareness of fire and rescue services in Garner and the surrounding area.  The academy, offered at no cost to interested residents, is structured to include six night courses from 6:30-8:30 p.m., one ride-along event and one Saturday class that will be conducted at the ...read more
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Accentuate Staffing’s Johnston County office is growing!!!! Do you have The Power of Positive? Are you passionate about the staffing industry but need a creative, self-directed environment to practice your recruiting craft? Do you have a strong retail / customer service hiring background and are curious to learn more about the staffing industry? We are searching for office ...read more
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Friday, August 10, 2018
Amazon Chooses Garner for New Facility 2.6-Million-Square-Foot Distribution Center to be Located at Former ConAgra Site Post Date: 08/10/2018 10:50 AM (Artitst rendition below)   Town of Garner officials are hailing Amazon’s selection of the Garner Technology Center as the location for a new 2.6-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution center.   The Seattle-based e-commerce ...read more
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