Triange East Magazine-Accomplishments & Accolades: 2010 is great for Garner

Posted by Pebbles McClain on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Under: PKMP in the News

Launched: The redesigned Town of Garner website, offering visitors up-to-date info, easy payment of registrations and more. Check it out at

Hands-on: Educational programs are offered at White Deer Park, coordinating with school curriculum standards from kindergarten through high school.

Mentors: The Protecting, Healing and Teaching (P.H.A.T) Kids Mentoring Program now has a program at the Avery Street Recreation Center. The goal? To help young people build character and life skills through exposure to colleges, the arts and the world of work.

Winners: Garner presented its first-ever Residential and Commercial Property of the Month Awards earlier this year, designed to help preserve and enhance the value of properties in Garner.

Relay: Mayor Ronnie Williams and the Town Council accepted the 2009 All American Award from the National Relay for Life Organization on behalf of the Garner community.

Golden: The Garner “G Squad” won the gold medal at the Wake County Senior Games SilverArts in the Large Dance Group Category, and won overall at the 2010 Wake County Senior Games. The squad will represent Wake at the State Games in September.

For the birds: Garner co-sponsored this year’s NC Bluebird Society’s Annual Meeting. This nonprofit organization works to ensure the future of the Eastern Bluebird and other cavity-nesting birds native to North Carolina.

Go green: Garner held its first Earth Day: Get Your Green On event at White Deer Park, with more than 500 people attending. The day included a litter sweep, nature and green exhibits, raptor program, bluebird walk and computer technology recycling.

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