Honoring Ginger: TBJ’s Women in Business Awards

By Benay Hicks | March 24, 2022 This afternoon hundreds of women (and a few men) from various industries gathered together in Cary to receive and honor the winners of the 2022 Women in Business Awards. For the past 25 years, the Triangle Business Journal has recognized women in various business categories who have proven …

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Remembering Walter Dellinger

By Ginger Young | March 17, 2022 On February 16, Book Harvest lost a cherished friend and champion. Walter Dellinger, a brilliant lawyer, public servant, activist, and mentor to legions, was also a dear friend of mine. With his wife Anne, Walter was instrumental in the founding of Book Harvest. A celebration of Walter’s extraordinary life will …

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The Day it All Began

By Ginger Young | March 10, 2022 It was a chilly winter day in 2011. I was feeling a bit nervous, not really sure what I was doing. I entered the waiting room of the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service in Carrboro, North Carolina, lugging a bookshelf and grocery bags full of donated children’s books. …

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Hurricanes Donate Thousands of Books!

By Benay Hicks | March 3, 2022 Not only are the Carolina Hurricanes on a winning streak, they’re continuing their positive work within the local community. Last week, Shane Willis and representatives from the Hurricanes made their way to Durham to visit Book Harvest to make a very special gift. As part of the team’s …

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Regency Cleaners & Laundromat

By Benay HicksFebruary 24, 2022 Laundromats are a frequently overlooked community hub. People gather together for hours while the machines slowly work through that week’s clothing load. Sit at a laundromat long enough and you’ll see families, college students, business people, retirees, moms, dads…you’ll see people from various cultures and spanning generations. They come prepared …

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All About Love: Activity and Engagement List

February 17, 2022 Today’s blog post was creating using materials from Talking is Teaching, a campaign of Too Small to Fail. Young children depend on their parents and caregivers to provide them with a stable and loving environment so they can learn and grow. An important way that parents and caregivers can help their young …

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