Morrisville Councilman Steve Rao

Councilman Rao Week in Review for Nov 18- 22 week

Office Hours  Tennis Academy-  I met with investors and  tennis coach from Florida, looking to establish a world class tennis academy in Morrisville.    We mety with Staff and there is strong interest for this to happen in Morrisville.    23 court facility, clay courts, indoor center, and boarding.    We may see if we […]

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 […]

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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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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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Opening Remarks at Chinese Harvest Moon Festival

I had the honor of providing the opening remarks at the Chinese Harvest Moon Festival, on Saturday, hosted by the Chinese American Friendship Association at the State Fairgrounds. Over 3000 were in attendance and there were beautiful dance and cultural performances, along with fine Chinese cuisine. During my remarks, I thanked the Chinese American community […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]