Kay Struffolino

Kay Struffolino Honored at Park Renaming

Cary, NC – After several decades of volunteer work in Cary, Kay Struffolino had her legacy cemented as the Town of Cary unveiled the nameplate for Kay Struffolino Park on Kildaire Farm Road. Read more

Cary Resident, 77 Years Old, Volunteers in Kenya

Cary, NC – In July of 2016, 77-year-old Cary resident Diane Meckler met Janice Gleason Skow of California and had a conversation that would change her life. Janice shared the story of how her father, Rev. Carlton Gleason (“Pappy”) visited Kenya in 1998, at the age of 88, and upon seeing the tremendous needs of the people, started Segera Mission ( a Christian mission that includes a school, medical clinic, and mission outreach program in a remote area of Laikipia, Kenya. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Sign Up Now to Volunteer in Cary


Cary, NC — One of the best things about our Cary community is you. Really. I’m not blowing smoke here. Learn how you can start volunteering in Cary right now. Read more

MLK National Day Of Service


Cary, NC – Next week, the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Day, and many businesses and schools will be closed Monday Jan 21. For many people, its a time of reflection about the man who made such a difference in the American Civil Rights Movement. It is also a time to give back through community service. Read more

Apply Now for Cary School Of Government


Story by Lindsey Chester, a member of Cary’s Parks & Rec Advisory Board and a graduate of Cary’s School of Government. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Have you ever wondered how Cary sets is budget? What our Land Use Plan is? How our town regulates the traffic lights? Find out the answers to these and much more by participating in Cary’s School of Government course. Read more

Booth Amphitheatre Seeks Advisory Committee


Cary, NC – If you enjoy music and cultural events and have been looking for a civic volunteer activity, we just have the ticket for you. Booth Amphitheatre is seeking members for the 2013 Booth Amphitheatre Advisory Committee. Read more

Volunteer: Counting the Homeless

Story by Jennifer Bosk, United Way of the Triangle. Photo by Raging Wire.

Cary, NC – On any given night, 2,000 people in the Triangle are homeless.  From January 21st – 27th, more than 150 volunteers will take to the streets and homeless shelters in the Triangle to survey and identify our most vulnerable homeless individuals and families. Read more

Volunteer: Cary Ole Time Winter Festival

Cary, NC – You say you want to get involved? Here’s your chance. Doc Thorne of The Heart of Cary Association has put out the call for help for the Ole Time Winter Festival—coming up this Saturday, December 3, 2011. Read more

Meet Kay Struffolino, Cary’s Hometown Spirit Award Winner


Story & photo by Leslie Huffman.

Cary, NC – If there has ever been a person that exemplifies hometown spirit, it is Kay Struffolino. Originally from Northern Pennsylvania, Kay and her family moved to Cary in 1972. The population of Cary then was around 9,000 people. Read more