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Why I Give: Jun Park

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Community Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We chatted with Jun Park, Vice President of Business Product Operations at Express Scripts, to talk about why supporting WakeMed matters. Working in the pharmaceutical industry, Jun Park was in a position to bolster COVID relief immediately when the […]

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Setting SMART Goals

2021: a time to start fresh! COVID-19 made 2020 difficult, but I believe in making the most out of difficult situations. We need to get out of the mindset of thinking we’ll eat better or start exercising once COVID-19 is over. Due to social distancing and having fewer opportunities to dine out with family and […]

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Why I Give – Larry Barbour

Each year, the WakeMed Foundation’s Annual Giving Campaign offers an opportunity to support hospital programs and services. We sat down with Larry Barbour, president and chief executive officer of North State Bank, and longtime board member and supporter of WakeMed to talk about why supporting WakeMed matters to him. Larry Barbour’s Calling Some people have jobs; others […]

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Happy & Healthy New Year’s Eve Recipes for Weight Loss Surgery Warriors

It’s New Year’s Eve, and typically this means partying the night away, watching fireworks, counting down the acorn drop and, of course, eating FOOD — crunchy, salty, warm, cheesy, sweet, spicy, cool and delicious food. This year, however, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, most New Year’s Eve gatherings are limited to those in your […]

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