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Debbie Hume, of Fayetteville, founded Neuropathways to Learning to help those in the community struggling with neurological disorders. The practice specializes in Biofeedback and Neurofeedback training which involves teaching patients to recognize how their body is processing and responding to stimuli. Both these practices can reduce stress, anxiety, and can help those struggling with ADD and ADHD.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , January/February 2017, p36-45, il, por Periodical Website
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A model that started in Michigan, Friendship House is a sustainable living practice that pairs young adults with disabilities and seminary students together in affordable, secure housing. Dr. Scott Cameron, a neonatologist turned pastor, lived in a Friendship House during his studies at Duke University and was greatly moved by his experiences. Dr. Cameron now aims to create a Friendship House in Fayetteville which would pair medical residency students with community members to foster independent living skills, community, and friendship.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , April 2017, p28-31, il Periodical Website
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Cape Beard, a beard club in Fayetteville, was created to support the resurgence of facial hair but has further developed as a non-profit. Formed in 2011 as a men’s beard club (a remnant of a byegone era), the club’s 60 members have raised over $100,000 for organizations within Cumberland County. Past fundraisers have included pig roasts, bearded beauty competitions, food drives, and beard/mustache competitions.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , July/August 2017, p56-61, il, por Periodical Website
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The Fayetteville branch of KidsPeace offers counseling, therapy, and foster care for children in the Fayetteville area. To raise money for the branch, board members hold an annual chair-ity auction of wooden chairs decorated by local artists. Over the several past years, the auction has steadily generated more funds which now total over $70,000 for the nonprofit.
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The Fayetteville hockey team, once known as the FireAntz, was rebranded as the Marksmen in an effort to revitalize support for the league. The name was chosen in support of service members at Fort Bragg and their relationship with the local community. Other efforts to improve engagement with the community include bringing in new players and a team couch.
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Fayetteville hosted their annual Comic Con event on 21-22 October, 2017. The event, which brought in a number of celebrities from popular shows and movies, attracts fans and cosplayers alike. The article includes some last minute costume suggestions.
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Since 2010, the Fayetteville First Presbyterian Church has packaged more than 750,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger. The organization, which provides meals to those living overseas, is based in Raleigh and relies on local organizations to take up the fight against chronic hunger. Volunteers often meet several times, packaging 30,000 meals in each session.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p54-56, il, por Periodical Website
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Sandhills Farm to Table is a Fayetteville based organization which aims to increase local food security. Customers of the cooperative receive weekly or biweekly grocery boxes which contain locally produced foods. Their subscription fees in turn support Sandhills farmers and artisans. Weekly boxes vary in what they contain, however contents will always be locally grown and delivered to a local drop off. In 2016, the co-op took in more than $500,000 in revenue, indicating the model was beneficial for all involved.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p58-61, il, por Periodical Website
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How to boost holistic success for Cumberland County a decade down the road had been planned by groups such as Fayetteville’s Economic Development Alliance. Planned was development and improvement of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, historic downtown center, Arts Council, minor league baseball stadium, Civil War History Center, and Performing Arts Center.
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Explained by this local historian, whose work experience included museums and a library, were reasons for the layout of streets in Fayetteville. She concluded the layout can be confusing for even town natives. What was easier for her to explain were name origins for roadways such as Green Street and Ottis F. Jones Parkway.
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Attesting to the potential and positive impact of North Carolina’s 58 community colleges were profiles of Asheville-Buncombe, Edgecombe, Fayetteville Technical, Guilford Technical, Lenoir, Pitt Community, and Vance-Granville. Asserting to their potential and positive impact in North Carolina were statistics for: average median wage, number of companies receiving customized job training, and numbers of military members who will advance their education, post service.
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The Fayetteville Regional airport received a twenty million dollar grant in 2016 to renovate the terminal. Built in 1969, the terminal was in dire need of work to facilitate security checkpoints and connection halls. While the facilities may need some work, their maintenance has been exceptional. The airport has received a perfect score on yearly safety exams and has been certified as a Green Business.
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Campus Kitchens is a program created by students at Fayetteville State University to help those in need. Working with local dining halls, grocery stores, and restaurants, Campus Kitchens collects surplus edible food that would otherwise be thrown away. The food is repurposed into meals for children and preschoolers at the Early Childhood Learning Center.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2016, p62-66, il, por Periodical Website
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Hurricane Matthew struck Fayetteville in the fall of 2016, bringing substantial rain and flooding. Many residents experienced flooded homes and property loss. This article details some of the residents who experienced property damage as well as the area’s recovery efforts.
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Competing with online shopping’s conveniences and Amazon’s allure was the addition of playgrounds in malls. The benefits discussed: a better shopping experience for adults; a place for children to play, learn, and expend energy while parents shop.