Category: The Whirl

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…

REX Hospital Open

Thousands of golf fans attended this year’s REX Hospital Open, May 30 to June 2 at The Country Club at Wakefield. The professional golf tournament raised money to support the new UNC REX Cancer Center, which will expand access to…

French/West/Vaughn’s Take Your Dog To Work Day celebration

Thousands of dogs across the U.S. reported to work June 21 for Take Your Dog to Work Day. Joining in the celebration were the employees at the headquarters of French/West/Vaughan. The integrated marketing agency hosted the pups of employees for…

The Green Chair Project’s Chairity 2019

Chairity is The Green Chair Project’s Annual Benefit, which raises money for the organization’s mission to provide all Wake County families with essential home furnishings, specifically those who are transitioning out of homelessness, disaster or crisis.  photography by Fran Dickenson

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