WakeMed redesignated as Level 1 trauma center
The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) officially renewed the WakeMed Trauma Program’s designation as a Level 1 trauma center — the only Level 1 center in Wake County and one of just six in the state.
WakeMed’s trauma program has seen a 93 percent increase in trauma patient volume in the past decade.
Estate services company opens warehouse to public
Amanda and John Giustiniani, former owners of GC5 Vintage and Gifts, are opening their GC5 Estate Services liquidation warehouse to the public.
The first warehouse sale is Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday May 26, 1-4 p.m and features items from estates currently being liquidated.
Subsequent sales will be held the last weekend of each month or by appointment.
The GC5 Warehouse is located behind Pick A Class, 502 S. White St., in downtown Wake Forest.
Dunk a county commissioner in Louisburg
Union Bank of Louisburg hosts a customer appreciation day Friday, May 31 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Hotdogs, drinks, desserts and games will be served.
Additionally, County Commissioner Don Lancaster will be the “dunkee” in a dunking booth to benefit the Miracle League of Franklin County.
Union Bank of Louisburg is located at 512 Bickett Blvd.
Free workshop on computerized file management
The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center is holding a free workshop on computerized file management for business Monday, June 3, 1-4 p.m.
Participants will learn how to use Windows Explorer as a tool to manage, view or access files and folders located on computers. They will also learn how to move or copy files from the computer’s hard drive to another folders to another disk drive.
Users can improve the organization structure of their business’ filing system by creating folders and deleting unwanted files and folders.
The workshop will be held on the VGCC Main Campus, 200 Community College Road, Henderson, in building 7, room 7100.
For more information or to register, contact Tanya Weary at 252-738-3240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dirty Dogs holds extravaganza
With the annual (Raleigh) Bark Around the Park event cancelled, Dirty Dogs Spa, Trail Dog Outfitters, Pet Mania, Fetch Pet Care and other pet-related businesses and non-profit rescue groups are banding together to share their information with the public.
The event includes sponsor and vendor exhibits and sales, contests, give-aways, discounted micro-chip and rabies clinics, adoption opportunities and more.
The first ever Dirty Dogs Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 929 Heritage Lake Road. Admission is free.
Local businessman wins national award
Nyle Wadford, president of Youngsville’s Neuse Tile Service Inc., was recognized as Tile Person of the Year by the National Tile Contractors Association at their annual awards ceremony in Atlanta this month.
The honor is given annually to a tile professional who is dedicated to supporting the non-profit trade association as it serves all segments of the tile and stone industry.
Wadford’s recent work to create qualified labor specifications for the industry and his contributions to the growth of the organization were cited among his many accomplishments.
Neuse Tile Service is located in Youngsville and has been installing ceramic and stone tile throughout central North Carolina for 49 years. Wadford presently serves as chairman for the NTCA Executive Committee.
NTCA is recognized as the largest and most respected tile contractors association in the world and is a leading authority in the development of tile industry standards and methods.
Neuse Tile has been an NTCA member for more than 25 years.