Steve Rao

Meeting Nepalese Prime Minister Candidate Sushil Koirala

Tomorrow, I am meeting the leading candidate for Prime Minister of Nepal. Sushil Koirala.    He is the President of the Congress Party, and is visiting the Nepalese community of the Triangle. On Saturday, I will be attending a reception with the community at NC State, where he can address the community, and I hope […]

Pankake Breakfast

July 4th Fireworks and Pancake Breakfast

Attended the Fireworks and  Annual July 4th Pancake Breakfast at Firestation 1 with my family and enjoyed the company of staff, citizens, and also Council members in attendance, Stohlman (fireworks), Johnson, Broadwell, Holcombe, and Diehl. I want to thank the Parks and Rec Department for once again, a wonderful job on both of these events. […]

Steve Rao

July 3 Council Office Hours

I had a productive office hours yesterday and met with Sheyenne Kramer, who has had some challenges getting the Youth Entrepreneurship Camps filled up but is working on getting more of the programs started in two weeks. Economic Development:   Carlotta and I caught up on Economic Development and reviewed some of the new things […]

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Hindu Society of North Carolina Groundbreaking Ceremony

Today, I attended, along with Mayor Holcombe and Council Members Stohlman, Broadwell, Schlink, and Mayor Pro Tem Johnson, the Ground breaking ceremony for the Learning Center, which is the next major project for the Hindu Center, focusing on education and classes for the youth programs. My children, Sonia and Rayan participate in these programs, called […]

Steve Rao

June 27 Office Hours

I had a very productive office hours this Thursday morning. Indian Documentary:   I met with Lakshmi Gopallakrishnan, a young Indian Amercian College student at UNC, who is working on the Millennial Trains project, looking to interview Indian immigrants, who are having challenges, making it after coming here.   She is looking for Crowd Funding […]

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Hotties Office Hours

As always, I enjoyed, once again, receiving updates on the Morrisville Hotties programs, as we are approaching the end of this program. Graduation is schehduled for the second week of September, during Triangle Entrepreneurship Week and all companies are to be out of the “Perculator”, by July 31 as this is our new word for […]

Neighborhood Walmart

Neighborhood Walmart Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

I began my day with a wonderful Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Neighborhood Walmart. Chamber President, Carlotta Ungarro, Mayor Jackie Holcombe, Councilmember Mark Stohlman, Mayor Pro Tem Johnson and I attended, along with many ambassadors and citizens. Thanks to Michael Windley for a beautiful invocation. I thank Ronny Hayes, Regional General Manager, Maurice Hayes […]