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S. Mathur

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Unique Memorial Portraits from Alan Clement Sculptures Help Individuals Honor Loved Ones Unique Memorial Portraits from Alan Clement Sculptures Help Individuals Honor Loved Ones

By S. Mathur

Memorial portrait sculptures created by Alan Clement help families and institutions to honor beloved individuals. The spiritual element in art is captured in Clement's sculptures and other work.

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Perfect Event Entertainment Helps Customers Realize Their Vision Perfect Event Entertainment Helps Customers Realize Their Vision

By S. Mathur

As the name suggests, the company provides all event planning and entertainment services, including seasoned and popular DJs, karaoke, lighting and audio-video. Their friendly professionalism has earned them a loyal following.

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North Durham Crossfit Offers Fitness and Lifestyle Programs North Durham Crossfit Offers Fitness and Lifestyle Programs

By S. Mathur

The growing popularity of CrossFit is due to the fact that it produces tangible and long lasting results. With varying and intense workouts for all levels of fitness, and a supportive community of members and coaches, North Durham CrossFit is a fitness program that people stay with for years.

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Water Adventures, Camping and Star Gazing with Durham's Frog Hollow Outdoors Water Adventures, Camping and Star Gazing with Durham's Frog Hollow Outdoors

By S. Mathur

The slow flowing Eno River near Durham NC offers plenty of scope for water adventures and wildlife watching. Frog Hollow Outdoors has a variety of kayaking, canoeing and paddle board trips as well as rock climbing, geocaching and camping.

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Charles Mack Citizen Center Brings That Special Hometown Feel and More to Each Celebration Charles Mack Citizen Center Brings That Special Hometown Feel and More to Each Celebration

By S. Mathur

A popular downtown venue for weddings and other celebration, the Charles Mack Citizen Center offers indoor and outdoor spaces, friendly staff, well-equipped ballrooms, and more. There is a regular calendar of public events like films and music, and space for hosting corporate events and other functions.

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Global Breath is a Yoga Studio that Connects to the Global Community  Global Breath is a Yoga Studio that Connects to the Global Community

By S. Mathur

Practicing Mind Body Centering Yoga or MBCY, the studio focuses on both yoga and meditation. It provides a sense of community which reaches across the world, connecting students to communities and projects in Kenya and also at home in Durham NC.

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O2 Fitness Offers Group Classes and Personalized Training to Create the Ultimate Fitness Experience O2 Fitness Offers Group Classes and Personalized Training to Create the Ultimate Fitness Experience

By S. Mathur

O2 Fitness offers various a full range of fitness services, from group fitness sessions to personal training, to help members meet their fitness and wellness goals.

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"Learning, Burning, and Having Fun" On the Road to Fitness at Back2Basics Boxing

By S. Mathur

The gym helps individuals achieve their fitness goals through individual training, classes and camps. With an inspiring coach and a no-frills attitude, clients are pushed to do their best.

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Friendship Trays Provides Food and Care Visits to Residents of Charlotte Friendship Trays Provides Food and Care Visits to Residents of Charlotte

By S. Mathur

The meals-on-wheels program provides food and care to area residents when they are unable to prepare their own meals. A large volunteer network helps in the preparation and delivery of healthy meals.

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A Foundation is Made for Jewish life at Charlotte's Shalom Park A Foundation is Made for Jewish life at Charlotte's Shalom Park

By S. Mathur

The 54-acre campus is home to a range of organizations that provide a foundation for Jewish life in the Charlotte, NC area.

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The Mint Museum Ignites Each Visitor's Inner Artist with Inspiring Pieces from the Global Art Community The Mint Museum Ignites Each Visitor's Inner Artist with Inspiring Pieces from the Global Art Community

By S. Mathur

Created and supported by the community in Charlotte, NC, the Mint Museum houses the one of the largest collections of art in the southeastern region.

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Chapel Hill's Kidzu Children's Museum Gives Kids a Hands-On Space For Creative Play Chapel Hill's Kidzu Children's Museum Gives Kids a Hands-On Space For Creative Play

By S. Mathur

Designed with the needs of kids, caregivers and families in mind, the Chapel Hill, NC museum encourages kids to make, build, explore and learn. A variety of exhibits and programs focus on the arts, STEM, health and wellness, and literacy.

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Woodlawn School Encourages Student Creativity and Reflection Woodlawn School Encourages Student Creativity and Reflection

By S. Mathur

A project-based curriculum allows students to frame the questions, seek answers, problem solve and to reflect upon the experience. Valuing critical thinking, diligence and environmental sustainability, the school allows students to develop their creativity and leadership skills.

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The Junior League of Charlotte Supports the Community with Voluntarism and Effective Action The Junior League of Charlotte Supports the Community with Voluntarism and Effective Action

By S. Mathur

Affiliated with one of the oldest women's organizations in the country, the Junior League of Charlotte empowers women and the community. Programs have a focus on child health, and members can develop their leadership skills through advocacy projects.

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Family Fun by the Kartload at Youngsville's Premier Entertainment Center Family Fun by the Kartload at Youngsville's Premier Entertainment Center

By S. Mathur

No matter the weather, you and your family will have plenty to do at Kart Ranch. With go-karts, a miniature golf course, a games arcade, water wars, and much more, the fun never ends.

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Add More Fun to Your Party with Forget Me Not Photo Booth Add More Fun to Your Party with Forget Me Not Photo Booth

By S. Mathur

Based in Youngsville NC, Forget Me Not photo booth will travel to any location in North Carolina to add an extra element to each party. Suitable for all kinds of occasions, the photos create memories that are cherished for a long time.

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Broadhurst Gallery: Bringing Beauty to the World Broadhurst Gallery: Bringing Beauty to the World

By S. Mathur

Broadhurst Gallery opened twenty-seven years ago with work from artists in North Carolina and New York City. Exhibit spaces include two floors of display rooms and and an outdoor sculpture garden.

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All You Need is Love - and Preventive Health All You Need is Love - and Preventive Health

By S. Mathur

With its extensive network of volunteer doctors, visiting nurses, corporate partners and volunteers, Care Ring provides access to medical care for people from all walks of life in Charlotte, NC.

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Helping the Homeless Find a Way Home: The Community Empowerment Fund Helping the Homeless Find a Way Home: The Community Empowerment Fund

By S. Mathur

The Community Empowerment Fund works with the homeless and working poor in Orange and Durham counties in North Carolina to provide savings opportunities, financial literacy, and overall support. The student-run organization has been remarkably successful in helping the homeless make sustained transitions to a better life.

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Something Rich and Strange: Antiques and Crafts at James Kennedy Galleries Something Rich and Strange: Antiques and Crafts at James Kennedy Galleries

By S. Mathur

Located in Brightleaf Square in the heart of downtown Durham NC, James Kennedy Galleries offers a collection of beautiful and intriguing antiques and crafts. The enduring values of craftsmanship and beauty make antiques perennially appealing.

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Repurposed Art at The Scrap Exchange Carries an Environmental Message Repurposed Art at The Scrap Exchange Carries an Environmental Message

By S. Mathur

The Scrap Exchange is a unique collaboration between businesses, artists and teachers to reuse and repurpose materials that would otherwise have been thrown away. Repurposed art, displayed at the retail store and art gallery, and used in school projects and open studios, shows how to merge the goals of creativity, environmental awareness and community.

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