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Considered a fixture at Raleigh’s Capitol Square is a local whose identity became synonymous with the birds who followed him, ones considered more of a novelty than irritant. Jesse Broyles’ peanut vending, as much as his companionship with these pigeons, merited his obituary in News and Observer and enduring reputation in this part of the state capital.
An interest in restoring Washington’s historic district and helping military vets recovering from war related trauma yielded Pamlico Rose Institute for Sustainable Communities. The yield of Roberts’ interest is represented in two projects: Historical Enclaves, which helps disabled veterans; Rose Haven, which helps female vets recovering from substance abuse, stemmed from sexual assault suffered during their service.
The Wheelhouse Foundation uses immersive technology to help recreate local current and historical events that entertain, educate, and instill empathy. Productions like “Routine” and “Trail of History” uses virtual and augmented reality to help viewers vicariously experience the 2016 Charlotte Uprising and Mecklenburg County’s Declaration of Independence in 1775.