Heart of Our Town – Capital Campaign Mission: Raise $2,000,000 to renovate the Clarksville Fine Arts Center History: The aging Clarksville High School was torn down in 1985. Fortunately, the auditorium, built in 1934 with funds from The Works Progress Administration , was spared. Today the building is owned by the Town of Clarksville and […]

Raleigh, NC (May 29, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA), a nonprofit trade association, applauds the North Carolina General Assembly’s action to fix the business license tax inequity that has plagued job creators since the late 1990s. Today, with bi-partisan support, the General Assembly overwhelmingly passed HB 1050“Omnibus Tax Law Changes” that will repeal the […]

Raleigh, N.C. (May 21, 2014) — Transitions LifeCare, formerly known as Hospice of Wake County, will dedicate a new memorial garden on its Raleigh campus this Saturday.  The veteran’s garden will ensure future generations never forget the many sacrifices that secured the freedom cherished in the United States today.  The dedication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. […]

Raleigh, NC (May 1, 2014)—Hospice of Wake County (HOWC) celebrated their 35th year of service to the community on Thursday, April 10th at their annual dinner and fundraising event. Three hundred and sixty people attended this year’s event at the North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh.  In just one night they raised over $195,929 to provide care and […]

Raleigh, NC (April 24, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) in conjunction with the National Retail Federation (NRF) is announcing a new initiative to broaden and enhance perceptions of the retail industry in North Carolina. The campaign is an extension of NRF’s This is Retail campaign, which was launched in 2012 to boost the profile of retail and […]

Raleigh, NC (March 4, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) joined other North Carolina companies to sponsor the 24th Annual Marketing Summit at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. The Association recognized the MVP undergraduate student with a $1,000 award. The student-run case competition is an annual event sponsored by Wake Forest University’s […]

Raleigh, N.C. (January 21, 2014) – Hospice of Wake County (HOWC), serving terminally ill patients in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Franklin and Harnett Counties has selected Media Partners, Inc. (MPI) as marketing agency of record for the Foundation’s capital campaign that launched in late 2013. MPI is a growing media marketing agency specializing in media buying, creative […]


Eight…Eighties Partner with the Elks Lodge to Present Lucy Nightgowns Kinston, N.C. (May 7, 2013) – Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and the Eight Eighties of Kinston plan to recognize women in the military, particularly those who have been wounded in service.  This Thursday, 100 Lucy nightgowns – made in America with the same patented cotton […]


Eight…Eighties Are Title Sponsors of Freedom Classic Kinston, N.C. (February 5, 2013) – The Freedom Classic is coming soon, and the Eight…Eighties of Kinston are in the process of visiting area bases to talk about the upcoming baseball series while they deliver C-shirts to wounded warriors.  Their goal is to bring 3,000 members of the military and their […]