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Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health have received a five-year grant worth approximately $2.53 million from the National Institute on Aging to evaluate whether a novel brain-imaging technique can identify Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages. Using an animal model, the researchers will employ a tracer for positron emission tomography (PET scanning) to image microtubules – microscopic tubes that help define the structure and movement of cells – in the brain. Learn more here: www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/19/study-of-biomarker-for-alzheimers/ ... See MoreSee Less

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health have received a five-year grant worth approximately $2.53 million from the National Institute on Aging to evaluate whether a novel brain-imaging technique can identify Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages. Using an animal model, the researchers will employ a tracer for positron emission tomography (PET scanning) to image microtubules – microscopic tubes that help define the structure and movement of cells – in the brain. Learn more here: https://www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/19/study-of-biomarker-for-alzheimers/

"Even the most seasoned planners couldn’t have foreseen the severe market selloff that happened in March in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. The abrupt end to the 10-year bull market surprised investors of all ages who are now wondering how long it will take for their portfolios to recover," James M. Richardson explains in his recent article on how to approach market volatility in retirement. Read it here: www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/30/how-to-approach-market-volatility-in-retirement/
Richardson Private Wealth Advisors
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Even the most seasoned planners couldn’t have foreseen the severe market selloff that happened in March in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. The abrupt end to the 10-year bull market surprised investors of all ages who are now wondering how long it will take for their portfolios to recover, James M. Richardson explains in his recent article on how to approach market volatility in retirement. Read it here: https://www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/30/how-to-approach-market-volatility-in-retirement/
Richardson Private Wealth Advisors

Kendall Oliver has announced the opening of a third Cambridge Village Optimal Living community in the Brier Creek area slated for Winter 2021.

The Cambridge at Brier Creek is located on 13.5 acres at the corner of T.W. Alexander Drive and Brier Creek Parkway in northwest Raleigh. Learn more here: www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/24/the-cambridge-at-brier-creek-opening/
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Kendall Oliver has announced the opening of a third Cambridge Village Optimal Living community in the Brier Creek area slated for Winter 2021.  The Cambridge at Brier Creek is located on 13.5 acres at the corner of T.W. Alexander Drive and Brier Creek Parkway in northwest Raleigh. Learn more here: https://www.retirementresourceguide.com/2020/07/24/the-cambridge-at-brier-creek-opening/

Events

Aug
15
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Aug
22
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Aug
26
Wed
2020
Ameriprise / Richardson Private Wealth Advisors: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Richardson Private Wealth Advisors - Ameriprise Financial - Logos

Plan for the Future: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Presented By:  James M. Richardson, Private Wealth Advisor, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner – Richardson Private Wealth Advisors

Hosted By:  Richardson Private Wealth Advisors, A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

This complimentary seminar will explain what you need to know about:

  • Whether Social Security can provide the income you need when you retire.
  • How to make the most of your Social Security benefits.
  • How to make the most of your Social Security benefits.

To reserve a spot:  email us at bishana.shipp@ampf.com or make your reservations online.

Aug
29
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Sep
5
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Sep
12
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Sep
19
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Sep
26
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

Sep
30
Wed
2020
Ameriprise / Richardson Private Wealth Advisors: Knowledge is Power – Financial Strategies for Women
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Richardson Private Wealth Advisors - Ameriprise Financial - Logos

Knowledge is Power – Financial Strategies for Women

Presented By:  James M. Richardson, Private Wealth Advisor, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner – Richardson Private Wealth Advisors

Hosted By:  Richardson Private Wealth Advisors, A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC

During this complimentary seminar, you’ll learn about four financial considerations for women and strategies to address them. We’ll discuss:

  • The income gap
  • Longer lifespans
  • Multiple roles and responsibilities
  • Life changes

To reserve a spot:  email us at bishana.shipp@ampf.com or make your reservations online.

Oct
3
Sat
2020
Midtown Farmers’ Market @ Midtown Farmers' Market
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Midtown Farmers’ Market

Our Mission is to create a vibrant, thriving farmers market in the heart of Midtown Raleigh, where the community can buy local, family-farmed foods, grown in a manner that sustains the land and our health. Our market is dedicated to providing the community access to healthful food options, and educational opportunities to learn about sustainable farming methods and food systems.

The Midtown Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday, April through November.

COVID-19 UPDATE:

  • At Market you can expect to find produce, meat, eggs and prepared food items
  • The Midtown Farmers Market will host a mid-week online market for our artisan/craft vendors
  • Tents at Market will stand 6-10 ft. apart
  • There will be no live music or event programming through the month of April
  • All vendors are taking extra measures to keep you and themselves healthy

GUIDELINES:

  • Allow for only one person at a time in each vendor tent (one out, one in)
  • Stand behind tape while waiting in line
  • Keep 6 ft. distancing rule
  • Keep shopping times to a minimum
  • Shop alone
  • Only touch what you buy
  • Do not visit Market if you are sick or think you have been exposed to the virus

Thank you for understanding the importance of local agriculture and food supply, and for supporting your local markets! We know that there are brighter days ahead and soon enough we will get to fill the Commons at North Hills with our infectious Saturday morning energy. The community we serve is truly our heart beat and our mission is to keep you healthy!

For more information, visit http://midtownfarmers.com/

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