Habitat for Humanity's Halloween 100 — Interview with Robert Weeks

November 8, 2010

Habitat for Humanity of Durham recently completed the seventh year of their annual fundraising event, the Halloween 100, sending local participants on a 31-, 62-, or 100-mile ride through Durham to support the organization's home-building projects. DesignHammer Partner, Robert Weeks, talks about his participation with the event and the continuation of fundraising efforts.

DesignHammer Sponsors BarCamp RDU

Durham, NC - DesignHammer will continue its sponsorship of the Raleigh-Durham BarCamp for their Fall 2010 event this Saturday October 23rd. This event marks the fifth time for BarCampRDU and the second consecutive year of sponsorship from DesignHammer.

The BarCamp event is an “un-conference” where attendees of the event can watch as well as engage as educators with their peers. The event is open to the public and driven entirely by content created by those attending the event making for a unique, entertaining and educational experience.

Durham Agencies Work Together for Charity

Durham, N.C. – This year, Durham's creative agencies worked together to create a unique fundraising event that would support the burgeoning arts community in the Bull City. Nine of the area's top agencies competed in a sponsored field games event called the Bull City Blowout to raise money for a local non-profit organization. For the inaugural event, SeeSaw Studio was selected for the fundraising efforts and received close to $4,000 for their after-school program that fosters design-focused arts education and entrepreneurial skills among the city's youth.

DesignHammer Sponsors George Thorogood Performance at The Carolina Theatre

George Thorogood and the DestroyersDurham, NC - Appearing this Tuesday, March 23rd, George Thorogood & the Destroyers will be performing at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, sponsored by DesignHammer. The Destroyers, led by Thorogood, are best known for their early 80’s hit “Bad to the Bone,” have had a prolific career releasing 20 albums, 5 of which are now Gold.

Support the Niko Cup: Soccer Tournament Against Cancer

Durham, NC – Come out this Sunday, February 21, to see the first ever Niko Cup against Cancer, a soccer tournament organized by local players to support fellow player and friend, Niko Harlan, in his battle with brain cancer. The Tournament will feature eight six-player teams, competing on the Duke campus, hoping to raise donations that will contribute to Niko’s costly medical expenses. Teams participating in Sunday’s event have already raised over $4,000 in support of his treatment.

DesignHammmer Presents at BarCamp RDU

BarCamp and DesignHammer LogosAugust 25, 2009, Durham, NC – Recently the fourth annual BarCampRDU conference was held at the Red Hat World Headquarters in Raleigh. DesignHammer’s Managing Partner, David Minton, participated in Saturday’s events by leading a session on “The Intersection of Usability, Accessibility, and SEO.” Sponsoring the event for the second year in a row, DesignHammer was also a Gold Level sponsor of this year’s conference.

DesignHammer leading industry Meetup group for local professionals

May 28, 2009, Durham, NC – DesignHammer has recently joined the Meetup trend and is sponsoring a group supporting further education of local web professionals in the Triangle. The phenomenon of Meetup has become a great social networking tool for communities to gather offline and explore a wealth of personal and professional interests. With over 5.7 million members worldwide and nearly 900 groups organized in the Triangle, Meetup is a great online community that is gaining ground as a professional networking resource.