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Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) Club Meetings

TOPS is a non-profit weight loss support program that welcomes all! Your first session is free and annual membership is only $26. Contact Karen Banks for more information at (919) 569-7595. Morning Meetings When: Mondays; 9:30 am weigh in; 10:10 am meeting Where: Wakefield Baptist Church, 13029 Keith Store Road Contact:  Karen Banks Phone:  (919) 569-7595 Evening […]

ChurchNet Helps Pay Electricity Bills and More

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Have you ever heard of the H.O.P.E. Program?  The Helping Others by Providing Electricity (HOPE) program was created to help those less fortunate pay their electricity bills.  The program is managed by ChurchNet: ChurchNet is a group of 17 churches of various denominations that work together to provide funds and volunteers to give emergency relief […]

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Wake Forest Cracks Down On Littering

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According to the Town Manager’s Weblog, the town’s litter problem is getting out of hand.  They have started the Swat-A-Litterbug program, and are escalating the awareness of illegal dumping: If you witness illegal dumping, be sure to note the date, time, location and type of material being dumped; the vehicle’s license plate number, color, make, and model; […]

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Monday Night Bingo @ The Factory

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The Wake Forest Kiwanis host a regular Cash bingo each Monday night at the Factory in Wake Forest.  All profits support their children’s projects.  Some of their projects include: Key Clubs Third Grade Dictionaries Scholarships This is a No-Smoking event with specials such as $20 for twenty games.  Doors open at 6:30 PM, with games […]

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Deep Fried @ The N.C. State Fair

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The N.C. Department of Agriculture has created a ” blog dedicated to bringing you the inside scoop on what makes the State Fair come together every year.”  It’s called Deep Fried (heh), and they’ve been around for a couple of years, but we just recently found out about it.  In the past week or two, they’ve […]

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Enjoying Breakfast @ WaFoCoCo

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DWF StaffThe staff at Destination Wake Forest is proud to bring you more generalized news and information from around Wake Forest, NC.More Posts – Website Follow Me:

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RTI International Supports Local Non-Profit “Grow And Share”

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RTI International Supports Local Non-Profit “Grow And Share”

Zebulon, NC, July 7, 2011 – Grow And Share, a non-profit fighting hunger at the local level, recently received a corporate contribution from RTI International of Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. This RTI 2011 Community Partnerships Program contribution will provide funding for Grow And Share’s gardening programs in Fall 2011. The contribution will be used […]

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Raleigh’s Number 1 on the Forbes List Again!

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Raleigh’s Number 1 on the Forbes List Again!

Due, I’m sure, in no small part, to its proximity to Wake Forest, Raleigh has regained the top spot on the Forbes list of “Best Places for Businesses and Careers”.  Other North Carolina favorites listed in the top 100 were Charlotte, at number 22, Asheville at 24, Durham at 31, Wilmington at 62, Winston-Salem at […]

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Always something to do at the N.C. State Fairgrounds

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Looking for something to do this weekend (or any weekend)? The N.C. State Fairgrounds usually has something going on.  There’s a  Flea Market every weekend until the Fall, and a variety of shows & exhibits in the buildings.  This weekend in particular, the following events are scheduled: NCHJA ” C” Indoors Horse Show Sportscard and […]

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Meet Snickers.

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Editor’s Note: Snickers is going to be interning as our roving reporter for a while.  We’re hoping that he will tell us about all of his adventures around Raleigh, out of town, or even out of state.  He’s already had a few adventures, some of which have been documented on his Facebook Page, but we’re hoping […]

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