Great Anti-Bullying Workshop Last Night

Last evening, I was honored to be one of the guests at the Mayors Against Bullyiing workshop, hosted by Mayor Dick Sears, who founded this organization. Numerous speakers, including Ken Prouix from Holly Springs Middle, Melissa Derosier, an expert on bullying and its effects on depression, Pastor Jamar Brown from Holly Springs United Church of […]


Council Member Rao Speaks at Historic Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Council Member Steve S. Rao has been selected to deliver the Reconciliation Prayer at the Triangle Martin Luther King Interfaith Breakfast at the Sheraton Imperial today. Under the leadership of Chairman of the MLK Committee, Rev. Dumas Harshaw, Rao was selected as an Indian American elected official and a practicing Hindu. Rao states, “I am […]

Jay Helms picture

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 […]

Cricket Pictures

Triangle Cricket League Super Champtionship

I ended a long day at Shiloh Cricket Fields, to watch the end of the Triangle Cricket League, super championship, wacthing the two conference champtionship teams battle it out for the title. It was humid, and many folks were in attendance for the game. At the end of the game, I spoke to the Cricket […]

Dancing in the Park

Dancing in the Park

Yesterday, evening, I attended the Dancing in the Park, event, hosted by the South East Raleigh Assembly. This program offers Aerobic Dancing classes, to citizens for free, to offer exercise to residents of South East Raleigh.  I Danced in the Park, when I ran for Wake County Commissioner in 2010! SERA also provides youth entreprenuership […]

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. […]