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Sister Cities of Cary in the News

August 24, 2013

37th Lazy Daze Festival 2013
Cary’s Lazy Daze Festival fell on Saturday August 24th, arguably the best weather since the festival began 37 years ago as the brainchild of artist Jerry Miller.
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April 17, 2013
Cary Children’s Day Festival 2013

Cary Children’s Day Festival 2013
The annual Children’s Day Festival of Cary is being held this year at Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
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April 16, 2013
French Culinary Students Come Here To Learn
French Culinary Students Come Here To Learn
Ten students from the Lycée d’État Hôtelier du Touquet in Cary’s sister city of Le Touquet, France, are spending the month of April sharpening their culinary skills at leading restaurants such as Herons in The Umstead.
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March 18, 2013
Diplomacy Starts at Home
Diplomacy Starts at Home
How much do you know about the different cultures that call Cary home? Cary’s Sister Cities Association aims to bring cultures together at their fifth annual Citizen Diplomacy Dinner this Thursday.
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November 5, 2012
Taste the Beaujolais in Cary
Taste the Beaujolais in Cary
It’s fall, the leaves are turning and that can only mean one thing: It’s time to enjoy some wine and tasty French hors d’ouevres with the Sister Cities of Cary.
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October 10, 2012
The Week the Irish Came to Town
The Week the Irish Came to Town
Ever wonder what Sister Cities of Cary does? Well, last week, it was economic development, hosting a business delegation from County Meath, Ireland. The following is an account of the week from Sister Cities Treasurer Ian Henshaw.
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October 6, 2012
Irish look for Cary inspiration
Irish look for Cary inspiration
If the Irish plan works, Dunboyne will be the Gaelic Cary.
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August 21, 2012
Oyez! Oyez! – Cary Town Crier Visits for Lazy Daze
Oyez! Oyez! – Cary Town Crier Visits for Lazy Daze
Cary’s official Town Crier is coming to town to help kick off Lazy Daze. What, you didn’t know that Cary has a Town Crier? Thanks to the Sister Cities of Cary Association‘s relationship with Markham, Canada, we do. He’ll be here this week for three special events.
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April 25, 2012
Cary Native Wins Fulbright Award
Cary Native Wins Fulbright Award
When she was at Martin Middle School, Cary native Leslie Willis discovered a love of travel through her grandmother, whose photo books, adventure stories, and spur of the moment trips captivated her. A decade later, she has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright grant to teach English in Malaysia. (Read the full article)
April 24, 2012
Culinary Exchange Brings French Students To Cary
Culinary Exchange Brings French Students To Cary
Where do culinary students from Le Touquet, France come to work and study their craft? If you answered “Cary and the Triangle,” you would be right. Yes, culinary students from France, right here in Cary! You can sample their work on April 26 at Page-Walker in Cary. (Read the full article)
April 22, 2012
Wake Technical Community College students get a taste of France
Wake Technical Community College students get a taste of France
When the rib eye steak Angela Montalvo ordered was set before her, she knew this was going to be a special meal. Next to the perfectly seared piece of meat sat a large bone, cut in half lengthwise, its marrow ready to spread on freshly baked bread. (Read the full article)
March 19, 2012
Jack Smith receives 2012 Cary Citizen Diplomacy Award
Jack Smith receives 2012 Cary Citizen Diplomacy Award
Local businessman & Cary Town Council Member Jack Smith received the 2012 Cary Citizen Diplomacy Award at the 4th annual Cary Citizen Diplomacy Summit held on March 15th at the Town of Cary Cultural Arts Center. (Read the Press Release)
March 17, 2012
Cary summit looks to town’s global roots
Cary summit looks to town’s global roots
CITIZEN DIPLOMACY SUMMIT URGES INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIONS.
> A panel with national gravitas convened Thursday at the Cary Arts Center to discuss a topic dear to this crossroad town’s heart: international relations. (Read the full article)
March 4, 2012
Sister Cities of Cary: Citizen Diplomacy Summit March 15
Sister Cities of Cary: Citizen Diplomacy Summit March 15
Cary’s Sister Cities Commission believes you start global dialogue one person at a time. They are putting their beliefs into action by hosting Citizen Diplomacy Summit on March 15. (Read the full article)
February 28, 2012
Colonel Hal Shook Receives French Legion of Honor at State Capital
Colonel Hal Shook Receives French Legion of Honor at State Capital
“France is what it is today – sovereign and free – because of the bravery of these men,” said Pascal Le Deunff, Consul General of France, to a crowd of about 200 at the State Capital in Raleigh today. (Read the full article)
February 22, 2012
Cary Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor
Cary Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor
”Dear Mr. Shook,” the letter begins, “I am pleased to inform you that by decree of President Sarkozy, you have been appointed a “Chevalier” of the Legion of Honor.” (Read the full article)
February 12, 2012
Fiber artist stitches Lazy Daze poster
Fiber artist stitches Lazy Daze poster
Cary fiber artist Ana Sumner uses fabric, ribbon, beads and intricate stitching to render images often inspired by nature - from koi waiting for a bite to eat to lighthouses and coral reefs. (Read the full article)
...The post office is our connection to the world, including the four flags of the sister cities...
November 10, 2011
Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Matthews House
Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Matthews House
At midnight on the third Thursday of November each year, Beaujolais vineyards in France release Beaujolais Nouveau, a young red wine aged for only a few weeks. The event is met with great fanfare and the resounding declaration, “Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” (Read the full article)
November 10, 2011
Martin Lancaster presented the North Carolina Award
Martin Lancaster presented the North Carolina Award
Return on investment is the goal with respect to retirement funds but the same principle applies to education. Over the past fifty years North Carolina has invested in fifty-eight community colleges with annual enrollment of over 800,000. That system, which serves as the primary agency for job training and adult education, has had no greater advocate than Martin Lancaster. (Read the full document)
September 26, 2011
Harold’s Blog: Cary’s Irish Sister City: “Twinning”
Harold’s Blog: Cary’s Irish Sister City: “Twinning”
This week was spent in County Meath, Ireland which is a sister city of Cary. I was part of a delegation of 18 that traveled from Cary to participate in several meetings and events and to enjoy their hospitality. (Read the full article)
September 11, 2011
Remembering 9/11
Remembering 9/11
Cary will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with a concert at 3 p.m. at the Sertoma Amphitheatre in Bond Park. The event will also pay tribute to the Sister Cities movement that was founded in 1956. The event is presented in conjunction with the Sister Cities Association and Sister Cities International. (Read the full article)
May 6, 2011
Prince Charles lauds Lancaster
Prince Charles lauds Lancaster
Martin Lancaster, who served four terms in Congress and a decade at the helm of the state's community college system, was honored Thursday morning by Prince Charles at the British embassy. (Read the full article)
February 10, 2011
Friendly Folks Debuts. New mural is 8th artwork in Terminal 2
Friendly Folks Debuts. New mural is 8th artwork in Terminal 2
Local artist Jane Filer's Friendly Folks mural is now on display in the international bag claim area of Terminal 2. It is the 8th artwork to be displayed in Terminal 2. (Read the full article)
November 9, 2010
Citizen of the Year: Jack Smith
Citizen of the Year: Jack Smith
Congratulations to our good friend, local businessman and Cary Town Council Member Jack Smith, who received the Citizen of the Year award at the Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet recently. The award is given each year to a person who has distinguished him or herself in service to the Cary community. (Read the full article)
October 14, 2010
Diplomacy Summit: Cary Citizens, Meet the World
Diplomacy Summit: Cary Citizens, Meet the World
Did you ever think to yourself that you should be a diplomat? Like foreign travel and far away places? (Read the full article)
September 27, 2010
Citizen Diplomacy Summit, Oct 16
Citizen Diplomacy Summit, Oct 16
You don’t have to be a professional diplomat to change the world or have an impact on foreign relations. That, in a nutshell, is the message of the 3rd Citizen Diplomacy Summit. (Read the full article)
September 10, 2010
Cary Remembers 9/11
Cary Remembers 9/11
As the anniversary of the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001 approaches, the Town of Cary is asking citizens to participate in reflections this coming Saturday. (Read the full article)

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