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Wake County Democratic Party, Democratic Heroes event

On Saturday evening, I attended the Democratic Heroes event, and had the chance to honor former US Congressman Brad Miller, a dear friend, who worked hard for over decade serving his country in Congress. Thanks to Bob Etheridge, and Wake County leaders,  who all joined me in thanking him for his service. A great event […]

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India 321 Summit

On Saturday, Sept. 21, I had the honor of attending the India 321 Forum, hosted by India 321, a local non profit, whose primary mission is to bring together thought leaders to transform India into a developed nation. Secretary Elaine Marshall delivered the opening remarks and had some very insightful remarks into how important India […]

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Sept. 17 Office Hours

Last week, very productive office hours were held with members of the community. I met with Morrisville resident Samudra Vijay, founder of Sam IT Solutions, a local information technology firm,  who provided me ideas of how the Town should be looking at more hosted, cloud services for email, and also how to reduce investments in […]

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RTP 180 event

On Wednesday,  I had the honor of attending the RTP 180 event on Open Source technologies and Open Data. RTP 180 events are hosted by the Research Triangle Foundation, in an effort to bring together techies, entrepeneurs, and thought leaders from around the region to share ideas, collaborate, and educate each other on trends in […]

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Town of Morrisville Receives Anthemion Award for Pugh House Restoration

Congratulations to the Town of Morrisville, staff, and all involved as we the Town received the Anthemion Award for the historic preservation of the Pugh House by the Wake County Historic Preservation Society. Congratulations to all winners, and once again, this is a great day for Morrisville as we now have one more historic landmark […]

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Councilman Rao attends North Carolina Datapalooza

On Thursday, I attended the North Carolina Datapalooza at the NC Museum of Natural Science. This event represented the final stage of the Regional Open Data efforts in Wake county, and there were three companies, who presented their Open Data results, and the types of applications which they were able to develop. At the end […]

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Sept. 10 Town Council Meeting

On Tuesday, we had a very productive Council meeting with much activity and interesting discussion. Western Wake Farmers Market  The evening began with a presentation from Jim Pellegrini, President of the Western Wake Farmers Market.    Key benefits of a Farmers Market included the economic benefits, the growth of entrepreneurs in the food industry, and […]