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Anuraag Foundation 5K Run

I began Sunday with another 5K, to join our community for the Anuraag Foundation run to raise money for literacy and other causes.  “Anuraag” in Sanskrit means “Love and Affection”. A great time with many Morrisville and Cary citizens in attendance. Thanks to the organizers of this event for working hard to make a difference in […]

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Hotties Graduation

On Wednesday, I was honored to attend the Hotties Graduation, and thank Carlotta and the Morrisville Innovation Foundation Board for working with me to launch this great chapter in our Chamber and Town History. Congratulations to Concert Telecom, JWeb, Finder 411, Dignify Therapeutics, and CHappter 1 for their hard work, continued success. Great presentations and […]


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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Rufus Edmisten Reception to Support Steve Rao on Sept. 12

Meet NC political legend Rufus Edmisten, former NC Secretary of State and Attorney General on Thursday, September 12 in Raleigh. He will share his experiences during the Watergate hearings. Reception will be at the offices of Edmisten, Webb & Moore at 132 South Salisbury Street from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Tickets $40/person. Space is limited […]


August 28 Triangle J Council of Governments Meeting

On August 28 I attended, along with Morrisville Councilwoman Broadwell, the Board of Delegates Meeting for the Triangle J Council of Governments–one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region J) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration.  Delegates are encouraged to share this report with their elected colleagues. Recognition […]

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Meet and Greet at Rabin and Sumitra Karkis

I enjoyed a wonderful Meet and Greet fundraising reception, hosted by Rabin and Sumitra Karki.    It was a pleasure to see and meet many leaders from the Nepalese community, and I am looking forward to democratic leadership in Nepal after the November elections. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall was the featured guest and she […]

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August 3 Breckenridge Triathalon

I had a wonderful time participating in the annual Breckenridge triathalon this morning and also volunteered for the kids race. Thanks to Jay Helms and the families for organizing this event and the 8 laps of swimming, and 4. 2 miles of running, since I do not have a bike!   Willingham is a killer […]