Triangle Aphasia Project, or TAP, works with the community and speech specialists in the trenches to find innovative ways to help its clients re-enter life empowered by purpose, support and opportunities to fulfill their passions.
Instead of recognizing touchdowns, RBIs and 3-pointers, it’s all academic at The Wade Edwards Learning Lab, where Wake County high school students take part in tutoring, mentoring, service learning and youth development programs that help them plan for life after high school.
It’s been nine months – I call it the second birth – since we, the parents of 2016 high school graduates, dropped our babies off at college. Nine months since we loosened our apron strings for their independence.
In 1952, President Harry S. Truman signed the law that created the National Day of Prayer. The observance is always on the first Thursday in May, and its purpose is to invite people of all faiths to come together to pray for the nation.
Tens of thousands of spectators lined the 1.4-mile route with a curbside view of traditional marching bands, floats and costumed characters, mixed with a sampling of entries entirely unique to Raleigh during the 74th annual Raleigh Christmas parade.