Cary on the Move
Moore & Van Allen PLLC - http://www.mvalaw.com/
Moore & Van Allen PLLC received the 2016 Outstanding Firm Pro Bono Award from Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) for its Housing Rights Project. The project is a pro bono initiative that enabled attorney volunteers to help Charlotte-area tenants avoid homelessness and to secure safe, habitable homes. To date, Moore & Van Allen’s efforts have helped approximately 200 local low-income families retain housing and prevent homelessness. More than 40 of the firm’s attorneys have participated in the project, donating 3,500 hours in total.
Paragon Bank - https://paragonbank.com/
Paragon Bank had the honor of ringing the opening bell for Nasdaq’s trading day on Monday, December 5th. Representatives from the bank’s management team and board of directors were on hand to participate in the ceremony. Paragon was also recognized for its initial public offering in June, making it one of the newest members of the Nasdaq.
Brilliant You - http://brilliantyoudenim.com/
Electrical engineer Terry Davis selected the Triangle for Brilliant You, a high-fashion denim company focused on designing jeans that conform to a woman’s ever-changing body. Davis created a new design that will accommodate the frequent body fluctuations women experience, saving women from spending extra dollars and time in building a wardrobe. Key factors in choosing the Triangle were the strong commitment the State has to helping businesses grow and the support provided by a proliferation of manufacturing and textile experts.
The Pyramid Resource Group and Team Advantage Announce S&A Communications as Agency of Record
The Pyramid Resource Group has S&A Communications as its agency of record for the company and the re-launch of its proprietary team-coaching program known as Team Advantage. As a full-service communications firm, S&A will assist The Pyramid Resource Group and Team Advantage with their communications, marketing, digital and design needs and goals. For more information on S&A Communications, visit www.sacommunications.com, and for The Pyramid Resource Group, visit www.pyramidresource.com.
Theraputic Solutions now offers in-office Dynavision services!
Therapeutic Solutions, an occupational therapy company, now offers Dynavision services in-office. Through combination of skills gained through the use of Dynavision D2 and occupation-centered therapy in the client’s natural home environment, we are able to promote independence of individuals who are experiencing visual deficits due to their neurological illness and help improve their overall quality of life. For more information, visit www.therapeuticsolutionsofnc.com, call 919-239-4905, or stop by our office at 100 Parkway Office Court, Suite 202 Cary, NC 27518 between 9am and 1pm.
New Statewide Newsletter Debuts – The North Carolina 100
S&A Communications, a full-service marketing and communications company, has launched The North Carolina 100, a free bimonthly statewide e-newsletter featuring 100-word stories and 100-second videos on intriguing topics such as business, travel, history, and the digital age. The North Carolina 100 joins The Atlanta 100 and The Oklahoma 100 as part of the The 100 Companies Publishing Network. For more information, or to subscribe, visit www.thenorthcarolina100.com. Also, connect with The North Carolina 100 on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
CALYX Announces New Building Structures Senior Project Manager
CALYX Engineers and Consultants has announced new building structures senior project manager Michael Neubert, PE, LEED AP. Michael joins CALYX with over 16 years of experience managing and designing building structures projects, and has built an impressive list of successfully completed projects for clients in the academic, healthcare, government, residential, and commercial sectors, and graduated from Virginia Tech. To learn more, visit www.CALYXengineers.com, or find them on Twitter - @CALYXengineers, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Christopher Johnson, PE, joins CALYX as Building Structures Project Manager
CALYX Engineers and Consultants has announced New Building Structures Project Manager Christopher Johnson, PE, LEED AP. Christopher comes to CALYX with over eight years of structural engineering experience in the commercial and industrial sector, and is a graduate of North Carolina State University. For more information about CALYX, visit www.CALYXengineers.com, or find them on Twitter - @CALYXengineers, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Cary Family Dental Event Provides Free Care to Nearly 200 Patients
As part of Cary Family Dental’s Fifth Annual Dentistry from the Heart event, held on Saturday, April 23, the Dr. Allan Acton and his team of dentists, staff, and volunteers provided approximately $80,000 in free dental care to 197 adults. Adults with a valid ID could receive a free extraction, filling, or cleaning on this day. Patrons were treated throughout the day to refreshments from Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, and Ruckus pizza, as well as entertainment from musician Christ Overstreet. The event has provided free care to more than 800 adults in its five years. For more information about Cary Family Dental, visit www.carydental.com, or call (919) 439-9867.
SearStone Announces Winners of Second Annual Ageless Hero Awards
SearStone continuing care retirement community is pleased to announce the winners of the Second Annual Ageless Hero Awards. This awards program aims to honor individuals and organizations that provide exemplary service, support, and opportunities to Wake Country seniors. They are as follows: Ageless Hero Student of the Year: Unika Boyce-Cooley; Ageless Hero of the Year (55+): Jeanette Lee; Ageless Hero Business of the Year: Silver Connections; Ageless Hero Person of the Year: Brian Blum; Ageless Hero Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. William Dunlap. The winners will be celebrated at a special gala Awards Banquet May 17 from 5-9 p.m., emceed by UNC-TV Reporter/Producer Julia Carpenter and featuring a keynote address from the Honorable Gale Adcock. For more information about SearStone, visit www.searstone.com, or SearStone’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SearStoneRetirementCommunity.
Aspire Breaks Ground on Home2 Suites by Hilton Hotel
Aspire Construction Management, LLC celebrated the ground breaking of a new 4-story 102-unit Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Coralville, Iowa. Being constructed under a fast-tracked Construction Management delivery method, the project is slated to open in the spring of 2017.
“We are honored to serve as a trusted partner to the hotel’s owners and operators, Lincoln and Lisa McIlravy,” said Aspire President Jason Imhof. “The McIlravy’s are widely respected for their hotel developments and operating experience.”
The ground breaking ceremony, held on May 11, included Lincoln and Lisa McIlravy, the Mayor of Coralville, John Lundell, the Iowa City/Coralville Convention and Visitors Bureau’s President, Josh Schamberger, Aspire Construction Management, and members of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce. www.aspire-construction.com
Stegall to Become Town of Cary’s next CEO
The Cary Town Council has selected Sean R. Stegall to serve as the Town of Cary’s next Town Manager; his first day with Cary will be August 4, 2016. Stegall, 43, was chosen after two national searches that yielded more than 80 applicants in total from 26 states including Alaska, Massachusetts, and Texas. Stegall comes to Cary from Elgin, Illinois, where he has been the City Manager since 2009. Stegall holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Western Illinois University as well as a Master’s in Public Administration from Northern Illinois University. He is a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the University of Colorado’s Center for Improvement of Public Management, Rocky Mountain Program.
A native of Galesburg, IL, Stegall and his wife, Michele, along with their daughter will relocate to Cary this summer. Stegall enjoys golf, reading and spending time with family and friends.
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