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Author: Elizabeth Valsing

The second to last week in Pine Knoll Shores is almost over and I am working away on finishing up my projects. Still to do are the AFG grant, the PARC survey analysis – and a new addition – the … Continued

Author: Toney Thompson

Over last weekend I spent most of my time on two ride-alongs, one with the Chapel Hill Fire Department and the other with the Chapel Hill Police Department. Below are just some of the thoughts I had during these experiences. … Continued

Author: Richelle Grogg

Despite my summer at the Triangle Community Foundation coming to a close in two weeks, somehow my to-do list keeps getting longer as I try to squeeze in everything I want to accomplish before I wrap up my time here. … Continued

Author: Alexandra Jones

Throughout the summer, I’ve been attempting to treat my Professional Work Experience as more than just an internship. Of course, I’ve been having an incredible work experience here at Girls on the Run, but I’ve been framing it in my mind as … Continued

Author: Samuel Yeager

One of the elements of government that academic theory really could not prepare me for was stakeholder management and engagement. This summer I’ve been an observer of the steering committee of Wake County’s Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan, which is supposed … Continued

Author: Elizabeth Valsing

Harold Green, of 104 Walnut Circle, Pine Knoll Shores, is the Vice-Chairman of the PKS Community Appearance Commission (CAC). He has lived in PKS for thirty-five years, moving here in 1982. Prior to moving to North Carolina, Green lived in … Continued

Author: Richelle Grogg

This week I had the opportunity to share my findings with staff from the survey data I have been analyzing the past few weeks. I had 4 different excel documents, over 30 graphs and a million numbers that I had … Continued

Author: Toney Thompson

Today I spent time with a chapel hill town inspector. Inspectors are responsible for code enforcement of all town buildings and houses. I’m not sure about residential, but any commercial building will be inspected multiple times during all stages of … Continued

Author: Alexandra Jones

This week, I was invited to sit in on the GOTR Triangle summer board meeting. My main purpose for attending the meeting was to give an update on my access and inclusion project. I’ve created a few deliverables up to … Continued

Author: Tara Nattress

Sorry for the lack of posting last week. As you all know it was the fourth of July holiday last week and I went away for most of the week with my family to Siesta Key in Florida to celebrate. … Continued

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