Morrisville Councilman Steve Rao

Nov 12 Council Meeting and Office Hours

Nov 12 Council Meeting and Office Hours Council meeting was, as always, informative and productive. Invocation was led by Councilmember Broadwell. Presentations Morrisville 101 graduation began the evening with 26 graduates in the program.    Stephanie Smith recognized the graduates, and Lauren Butler, class of 2012, addressed Council and the audience, as she helped this year […]

Lian Xie, President of Carolina China Council, with Steve.

Chinatown in Morrisville Project Moves Forward

Wonderful dedication ceremony with the partners, investors, town and state officials, and invited guests to celebrate the official planning and implementation of the new North Carolina Chinatown! The renovation of the old outlet mall into a Chinatown complex is exciting for Morrisville. This project will leverage Morrisville’s local diversity and talent and certainly contribute to […]

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TYE Launch at TIE Carolinas

Last evening, I attended the TYE or The Young Entrepreneurs, hosted by the TIE Carolinas and TIE Global Chapter. TIE Carolinas President, Abhi Muthuyan, reminded each of us, that TIE represents the largest entrepreneurship and mentoring organization in the world,with over 60 chapters in 45 countries, and over 60,000 members. Having this global organization right […]

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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 […]


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 […]