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A Chef’s Feast of Summertime Memories
A Chef’s Feast of Summertime Memories was held on June 6th to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Thanks to hosts Kamado Grille and Kroger, as well as the event’s 200+ guests, enough funds were raised to provide 560,000 meals to children who miss out on school meals during the summer. The culinary event featured special guests Chef Walter Royal of the Angus Barn, Chef Vivian Howard of Chef & the Farmer and the PBS Show A Chef’s Life, and Chef Eric Gephart of Kamado Grille, who each prepared a course for the guests and demonstrated how the dish was made.
Diamond Status celebration
Synergy celebrated receiving Diamond Status with Allergan by treating their med spa clients to an intimate evening with Founder Anna Churchill and Dr. Stewart Collins.
Women who give a hoot
Local women’s group, 100 Women Who Give a Hoot, raised more than $14,000 in one night to benefit autistic teens and adults at 3 Irish Jewels Farm. At only their second event since its January launch, the group has already donated more than $25,000 to local charities. 158 | midtownmag.com
Quail Ridge Books Grand Opening
Quail Ridge Books welcomed hundreds of friends at the grand opening of its new store in the heart of North Hills. Customers loved the new space, designed to feed readers’ souls and minds with lush colors, cushy chairs, and stacks and stacks of great books.
124 Bank of America employees donate time
One hundred twenty-four Bank of America Triangle employees contributed over 475 volunteer hours during the week of June 4th-10th. Bank of America’s employees fanned out across the Triangle, volunteering for eight nonprofit partners throughout the area.