Category: The Whirl

Broughton High School celebrates 90th birthday

Broughton High School celebrated its 90th birthday March 23 at The Fairview. The Broughton Capital Foundation hosted the sold-out event that included four generations of alumnae. Honorary Chairs, Smedes York and Audrey Wall Black led the fun and HL Caterers…

Art of Living Well Speaker Series featuring Lou Holtz

The Cardinal at North Hills, a continuing care retirement community in Raleigh, hosted Lou Holtz, one of the most successful college football coaches of all time, June 26. The former N.C. State coach spoke to a crowd of around 200,…

Sister City 30th Anniversary

A delegation from Raleigh traveled to Compiegne, France—one of Raleigh’s Sister Cities—to celebrate the 30th anniversary of sisterhood. The weekend was filled with festivities, including a Joan of Arc festival, a meeting in City Hall with Mayor Philippe Marini and…

Raleigh Little Theatre’s Fitz-Simons Society Dinner

Raleigh Little Theatre held its annual dinner to recognize its generous supporters, encourage investment in strategic initiatives and honor its artistic director, Haskell Fitz-Simons. The dinner was hosted at the Executive Mansion June 4 by First Lady Kristin Cooper, who…

Raising Hope

First Lady Kristin Cooper was the special guest at Raising Hope, a dinner and silent auction benefiting The Hope Center at Pullen, which supports youth aging out of foster care. Meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner served as emcee for the event held…

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