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Well, you may have heard the news – Garner has been named an All-America City for 2013! Of course, this just confirms what we’ve known all along about Garner, but it is nice to get that outside validation. This month’s citizen newsletter is a special edition focusing on the All-America City recognition.

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The Village at Aversboro Information:

Address:  201 Easy Wind Lane

                 Garner, NC  27529

Sales Center:  919-662-5507




















Scotty McCreery's Graduation Celebration

On June 9th, The Village at Aversboro opened their community Clubhouse doors for Scotty McCreery's Graduation Celebration Brunch, catered by Bojangles, one of Scotty's favorites! The celebration was attended by Scotty's friends and family. After winning the CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year Award on June 8th, Scotty graduated with top honors with his class from Garner Magnet High School. A graduation gift was presented from the residents of The Village at Aversboro. Scotty then signed a baseball that will be hung in The Village Clubhouse. The Village at Aversboro continue to wish Scotty much success.




Just 10 minutes away.  Enjoy the afternoon touring all the state buildings, such as the State Capitol.  Visit the NC Museum of History or the NC Museum of Science.  Eat out in all the different downtown restaurants and/or enjoy a play or the NC Symphony at the Progress Energy Center/Raleigh Memorial Auditorium/Meymandi Concert Hall


The Village at Aversboro is participating in Garner's Relay for Life 


There is lots of enthusiasm in The Village for the up coming Relay for Life event on April 27th-28th.  This is a project that always becomes one of the best community events and Garner always raises more money than other municipalities in the Triangle.  Bonnie Lassiter is serving as team captian for The Village at Aversboro.  The team's goal is to raise $1,500.00.  She along with Wendy Offerman have put together theme baskets to be to raffled off for $1.00 per ticket.  The women of The Village at Aversboro have donated items for the baskets.  They also plan to make and sell purple bows to be placed on all the mailboxes in the neighborhood.  Purple represents Relay for Life's color.  Everyone in The Village at Aversboro is looking forward to making The Garner Relay for Life a successful event!!!



Wake County Commissioner for District 2, Phil Matthews, presents a check for $50,000 to the Garner Veterans Memorial.  The Wake County Commissioners voted Feb. 20th to approve the one time donation to help get the ball rolling faster on the Memorial, which is expected to be unveiled Veterans Day 2012.


 Timber Drive Extension Opens 10 Months Ahead of Schedule



 The family of Donald Rohrbaugh stands on the bridge that was named in his honor.  Don Rohrbaugh was the former five-term mayor of Garner and was instrumental in te construction of both Timber Drive and its extension.






Garner Performing Arts
















Come and Join us at The Village at Aversboro....
What a great place to be!!!!!

# 1 Best Business Climate (NC)
Site Selection, November 2010

# 72 Most Global Innovative Economy (Raleigh-Durham)

2thinknow, October 2010

# 15 Most Innovative City in North America (Raleigh-Durham)

Business Insider, October 14, 2010

# 3 Best State (NC) for Business

Forbes, October 13, 2010

# 4 of America's Brainiest Place to Live (Raleigh, NC), October 1, 2010

# 1 Strongest Job Market in the Nation (Raleigh-Cary)

Manpower, September 7, 2010

# 25 Largest Television Market (Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville DMA)

Nielsen, September 1, 2010

# 2 of America's Brainiest Cities (Durham-Chapel Hill MSA)

The Daily Beast, August 27, 2010

# 11 of America's Brainiest Cities (Raleigh-Cary MSA)

The Daily Beast, August 27, 2010

One of the Top 10 Great City for Raising Families (Raleigh-Cary MSA)

Kiplinger’s, August 2010

One of the Top States (NC) in the Nation for the Video Gaming Industry

Entertainment Software Association , August 11, 2010

# 47 Largest United States Metro (Raleigh-Cary MSA, NC)

Business First of Buffalo, August 4, 2010

# 4 Emerging Biotechnology Hub (Research Triangle Park)

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 4 State (NC) for Economic Growth Potential

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 5 State (NC) for Workforce Training Leaders

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 6 State (NC) for Biofuels Manufacturing Research Leaders

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 6 Best Business Climate State (NC)

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 7 Metro (Raleigh-Cary MSA) for Low Cost Manufacturing Centers

Business Facilities, July/August 2010

# 5 Metro (Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA) in Job Growth since 2005

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 28, 2010

2 of the Top Colleges to Work For

Duke University, Wake Technical Community College
Chronicle of Higher Education, July 27, 2010

# 54 Largest Exporting U.S. Metro (Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA)

Brookings Institute, July 26, 2010

# 4 Top State (NC) for Business

CNBC, July 13, 2010

# 18 Best Job Market (Raleigh-Cary MSA) in the U.S.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, June 2, 2010

#15 Strongest Economy (Raleigh-Cary MSA)

Policom Corp, May 2010

# 1 Quality of Life (Raleigh), May 2010

# 2 Best State (NC) for Business

Chief Executive, May 2010

One of the Hottest Cities (Raleigh) for the Next Decade

for the Coming Job Boom, April 22, 2010

#8 Best Place to Live (Raleigh), April 2010

# 3 Best Places For Business And Careers (Raleigh, NC)

Forbes, April 14, 2010

# 1 America's Most Wired City (Raleigh)

Forbes, March 2, 2010

# 1 Best Company (SAS) to Work For

Fortune, January 2010

# 3 Best Place (Raleigh) to Launch a New Business, January 20, 2010

# 1 Best Value for Public Colleges (UNC-Chapel Hill) for 2009-10

Kiplinger's Personal Finance, February 2010

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