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Civil War and Reconstruction History Center

Nice weather and a crowd of more than 300 were on hand on April 18 for the groundbreaking for the first phase of the North Carolina Civil War and Reconstruction History Center. Speakers said the center will tell the full story of the Civil War and Reconstruction and through these educational efforts will promote unity […]

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FAPS Dog Show

There was lots of puppy power at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on March 24. Dog Day at the Garden, hosted by the garden and the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society, featured demonstrations, adoptable pets and doggie dress-up opportunities, as well as plain old tail-wagging fun. Photos by Matthew Wonderly  

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Cumberland Council on Older Adults- Blast from the Past

Supporters of the Cumberland County Council on Older Adults crowded into the Ramada Plaza on May 5 for a Blast from the Past. The event raised money for the nonprofit organization. Photos by Jim Hawthorn

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Cape Fear Botanical Garden- Derby Day Fundraiser

Hats, horses and mint juleps abounded at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden’s Derby Day fundraiser on May 5. Sure, the racehorses at the garden were of the stick variety but the sunshine was very real, as was the cheering when the party-goers watched the Kentucky Derby unfold on big TVs. Photos by Jim Hawthorn

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The 7th Annual David Hinkamp Memorial Golf Tournament

Sun and smiles greeted the 7th annual David Hinkamp Memorial Golf Tournament at Gates Four on May 4.   The event, sponsored by the Athletic Booster Club at Village Christian Academy, is the largest fundraiser of the year for VCA’s athletic programs, scholarships for graduating athletes and operation of the school’s activity bus.   David Hinkamp, a […]

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The Heritage Square Historical Society Roaring 20s Fundraiser

The Heritage Square Historical Society held a “Roaring 20s” fundraiser party on May 3 at its historic properties at 225 Dick Street. The event featured food, drink dancing and a silent auction.

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Toast of the Town

The Care Clinic held its 18th annual Toast of the Town wine and beer tasting and a silent auction at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on April 26. Photos of Matthew Wonderly

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FTCC Foundation, Inc- Bluegrass & Silent Auction Dinner

Fayetteville Technical Community College held its Bluegrass and BBQ Silent Auction Dinner on April 26. The annual event supports scholarships, books and academic programs for FTCC students. Photos by Matthew Wonderly

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The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival

The Dogwood Festival drew tens of thousands of people to downtown Fayetteville over its four-day run, for music, food, rides, sights and plain old fun.  Photos of Matthew Wonderly  

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Boss Toss Challenge

Thirty-six teams competed in the Boss Toss Challenge cornhole tournament, held on the final day of the Dogwood Festival by Fayetteville Urban Ministry. Funds raised from the event will go to the organization’s services, including food and clothing for neighbors in need and service members, adult literacy, job training, emergency home repairs and mentoring programs for […]

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Cork & Fork

The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival unveiled their new premier food and wine event to kick off the annual spring festival.  The event featured an evening of chef-inspired gourmet creations paired with the perfect complementary elegant wines while serving as a fundraiser for two local nonprofit organizations – KidsPeace Foster Care & The Fayetteville Dogwood Festival. Photos […]

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Fayetteville Area Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc.- Annual Rainbow Tea

Many were in attendance for the Fayetteville Area Section National Council of Negro Women, Inc’s Annual Rainbow Tea at the Iron Mike Conference Center in Fort Bragg.  The proceeds will help support the continuation of their Hats and Gloves Project for the Boy and Girl Club, Ensure Project for Older Adults, Habitat for Humanity and […]

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The 10th Annual Dancing with the Fayetteville Stars

The 10th annual Dancing with the Fayetteville Stars was a success this past weekend! This annual fundraiser raises funds to support the many programs and services provided by CEED and is THE BEST gala event in Fayetteville, North Carolina!

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The 12th Annual Ribbon Walk & Run for Cancer

The Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation  held their 12th Annual Ribbon Walk & Run to help raise money to support local cancer patients and enhance care at Cape Fear Valley Cancer and Cyberknife Centers.  All of the proceeds will benefit patient support services, such as gas vouchers, medication assistance, free mammograms for the uninsured, wig […]

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Ground- Breaking for N.C. Civil War & Reconstruction History Center

More than 300 people were in attendance for the ceremonial groundbreaking event for the planned North Carolina Civil War and Reconstruction History Center in Fayetteville.  Organizers broke ground at noon for the first phase of the $65 million project.  The first phase will include two Civil War-era houses on the north side of Arsenal Avenue […]

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Art Walkabout

The Art Walkabout is a grassroot collection of downtown Fayetteville, NC art galleries who participate in four interactive art crawls annually that feature the artwork of the many talented local artists.  On Friday, April 14th, many gathered around downtown Fayetteville to explore the local art galleries that were on display.  While exploring the different galleries, […]

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Fayetteville Area Breast Network 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Education Forum

People crowded into the 3rd Annual Breast Education Forum at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden on April 12. The event, which mixed fun with information about breast cancer care and treatment in Fayetteville, was held by the Fayetteville Area Breast Network.  All the funds that were raised will benefit Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation Friends […]

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FSU Founders Day

It was a big day at Fayetteville State University’s 150th Founders Day Convocation!! Renowned historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. gave the keynote speech; Blue Cross Blue Shield North Carolina announced a $1 million gift to FSU’s School of Nursing; and the FSU announced a $500,000 gift to the School of Business and Economics by brothers […]

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KidsPeace Chair-ity Auction

This year the Kids Peace will have windows, chairs, and side tables available for auction to create beautiful creations for the 5th Annual Chair-i-table Auction to be held September 27th.

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CAC Pinwheel Garden Planting

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month the Child Advocacy Center planted their annual pinwheel garden in honor of the 696 children served by the Child Advocacy Center in the fiscal year of 2017.  

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