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Building community, one child at a time

“Our cause is to strengthen the foundation of the community.” —Walt Reynolds, Kerr Family Y By David Leone WAKEFIELD — The Kerr Family Y kicked off its annual We Build People campaign last week, seeking $387,000 for Camp High Hopes, Y Learning, Livestrong and other programs. Keep...
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This week in history — Oct. 10, 2013

In a recurring feature, The Wake Weekly looks back at what happened this week throughout the years. 1923 •Unlike the rest of the student body, Frank H. Rust, a law student at Wake Forest College, is not staying at a house or dorm. Instead, the Hopewell, Va., native intends to...
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Meet Radar, the super friendly German shepherd

WAKE FOREST — It’s pumpkin time again and Radar, the beautiful 3-year-old German Shepherd dog, is back at the plant stand on the corner of Burlington Mills Road and Capital Blvd. He is looking forward to seeing all his buddies when they come to check out the Bynum Family plant...
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Wear pink, get free fitness workout during October

WAKE FOREST — Wake Forest fitness expert John Kuzora of Kuzora Fitness is hosting a series of free “Real Men (and Women) Wear Pink” Fitness Bootcamps to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). The 40-minute workouts are open to members and non-members, and...

Business Briefs

PRO Martial Arts to give demonstration PRO Martial Arts will conduct demos for the Rex Mobile Mammogram event on October 15th. Located at 936 Gateway Commons Circle in Wake Forest, PRO Martial Arts was recently named a certified Safe Space. With the yellow diamond-shaped sign,...

Tickets on sale now for Nov. 14-16 Celebration of the Arts

WAKE FOREST – The town of Wake Forest will commemorate the official opening of the new Wake Forest Renaissance Centre with a special Celebration of the Arts Nov. 14-16. Presented by CenturyLink and Imagination Systems, this three-day event will highlight the diversity of artistic...

YMCA sets Halloween, swimming, basketball activities

Winter youth basketball registration Registration for winter youth basketball at Kerr Family YMCA runs through Sept. 30-Nov. 3; the season runs Nov. 8-Dec. 21 for children from age 4 to second grade. Register at either the Kerr Family YMCA or at the Factory YMCA. For more...
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Free Halloween movie night, Oct. 26

ROLESVILLE — There will be a free movie showing Saturday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Rolesville Middle School, 4700 Burlington Mills Road. The movie Monster House will be showing. The concession stand will be open and everyone is welcome to bring their lawn chairs and blankets.