Up & Coming Weekly

May 30, 2023

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10 UCW MAY 31 - JUNE 6, 2023 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM e Greater Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Harmony Granderson is the new Director of Events. "We are excited to welcome Har- mony to our team," said Nat Robert- son, President & CEO of the Greater Fayetteville Chamber. In the position, Granderson will build, implement and manage all aspects of the events carried out and supported by the Chamber. She will engage with various Chamber mem- bers to coordinate networking events and educational programs. She will work closely with the Marketing and Communications Director, Robyn Pitt, while organizing event press, presen- tations and sponsors. "We're ready for her to dig in and get going as our new events director. With her skillset and enthusiasm she will be a great asset to our Chamber," Robertson said. Harmony is a Fayetteville native with a passion for entrepreneur- ship, community involvement, and all things involving the arts. She is a graduate of Jack Britt High School and received a Bachelor's of Science in Marketing. She is a recent graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. While she earned her degree and served various on-campus leadership roles, she also founded a small busi- ness of her own that focuses on pro- motion of small businesses, nonprof- its, and minority owned companies. Chamber of Commerce names new Director of Events a STAFF REPORT NEWS Harmony Granderson Step Up 4 Health and Wellness Expo raises nearly $55,000 a STAFF REPORT Cape Fear Valley Health Founda- tion raised nearly $55,000 through the second annual Step Up 4 Health and Wellness Expo last month. e event, which was held at Methodist University, raised money to support multiple patient care areas at Cape Fear Valley Health, includ- ing cancer care, heart care, children's services, Community Alternatives Program and Cumberland County Medication Access Program. "We were very excited to see more than 500 participants at this year's event, and we expect to continue to grow more in the future," said Cape Fear Valley Health Vice President of Foundation Sabrina Brooks. "We had a great sunny day with beautiful weather and I think ev- eryone had a lot of fun with all the activities." e event included more than 50 vendors in the Wellness Expo, includ- ing different Cape Fear Valley Health service lines, community organiza- tions and sponsors. ere were also food trucks, a Sur- vivor Lap, Zumba and yoga sessions. e main events were the 4k and one mile walking or running routes through the Methodist University campus. "We want to sincerely thank our Presenting Sponsor, Cumulus Media, as well as our host, Methodist Uni- versity, for helping us put on such a fantastic event," Brooks said. Other major sponsors for the event included Cape Fear Valley Health, Systel Business Equipment, Truist, Pepsi Bottling Ventures and Valley Radiology.

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