Michelle Obama http://wunc.org en Chapel Hill 12-Year-Old Wins White House Recipe Challenge & Meets The President http://wunc.org/post/chapel-hill-12-year-old-wins-white-house-recipe-challenge-meets-president <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Twelve-year-old Chapel Hill resident Vijay </span>Dey<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> took a special trip to the White House last week after being selected as one of 54 nationwide winners of the </span><a href="http://www.recipechallenge.epicurious.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Healthy Lunchtime Challenge</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a program sponsored by food website </span><a href="http://www.epicurious.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Epicurious</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Michelle Obama’s “</span><a href="http://www.letsmove.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Let’s Move</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">” initiative. The Challenge asked young chefs to submit a healthy recipe that meets the USDA’s </span><a href="http://www.choosemyplate.gov/images/MyPlateImages/JPG/myplate_green.jpg" style="line-height: 1.5;">MyPlate standards</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, meaning half of the dish is comprised of fruits and vegetables. They also were encouraged to submit the story behind the dish.</span></p><p>Dey’s winning recipe was for Spring Rolls, a dish he said was inspired by his grandfather. “My grandpa makes that recipe and I thought it tasted really good,” Dey said. “And it fit with the MyPlate food group categories.”</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:34:32 +0000 Avery Kleinman & Laura Candler 18999 at http://wunc.org Chapel Hill 12-Year-Old Wins White House Recipe Challenge & Meets The President Michelle Obama Rallies Voters In Charlotte http://wunc.org/post/michelle-obama-rallies-voters-charlotte <p>First lady Michelle Obama was in Charlotte this afternoon to help get out the vote for her husband. She reminded supporters waiting in a hangar at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport that President Obama won North Carolina in 2008 by only 14 thousand votes. Mrs. Obama said that's why every vote matters.<br><br><strong>Michelle Obama:</strong> And it is all going to come down to what happens in just a few key battleground states like right here in North Carolina. Right here. When we win this state with your help and we'll be on our way.<br> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:45:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 4139 at http://wunc.org Michelle Obama Rallies At UNC Chapel Hill http://wunc.org/post/michelle-obama-rallies-unc-chapel-hill <p>Michelle Obama made a campaign stop in Chapel Hill before joining her husband at last night’s presidential debate.&nbsp; Even though President Obama’s approval numbers have fluctuated over the year – Mrs. Obama’s popularity has remained strong during the tight re-election campaign.&nbsp; And yesterday’s rally is part of an effort to fire up volunteers to get voters to the polls early.&nbsp;<br><br>One would think the Obama’s had a second home in North Carolina going by all the visits the First Lady has made in recent months.&nbsp; People love Michelle Obama and her signature BIG hugs. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 11:10:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2852 at http://wunc.org Michelle Obama Rallies At UNC Chapel Hill Michelle Obama Visits North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/michelle-obama-visits-north-carolina <p>First lady Michelle Obama was in Durham and Greenville yesterday to help get out the vote for her husband. With less than two months to go before election day, polls show the race is close between President Obama and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney. Jessica Jones reports the Obama campaign is hoping younger voters will help the president win North Carolina a second time. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 1181 at http://wunc.org Michelle Obama Visits North Carolina Michelle Obama Campaigns In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/michelle-obama-campaigns-north-carolina <p>First Lady Michelle Obama is at a campaign fundraiser in Raleigh this afternoon. Earlier today she made a stop in Greensboro.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii:</strong> Speaking in front of nearly 23-hundred, mostly standing, people at UNC-Greensboro, the First Lady urged Triad voters to give a few hours of their time this month. The “It Takes One” effort was announced last week as the campaign tries to mobilize voters for November’s election. Obama also told the audience how they can respond when others ask what President Obama has done since he took office.<br> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 21:14:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 1961 at http://wunc.org Greensboro Students Visiting the White House Garden http://wunc.org/post/greensboro-students-visiting-white-house-garden <p>A group of students from Greensboro is in Washington D.C. today helping First Lady Michelle Obama plant her White House garden.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii: </strong>Last year students at Sumner Elementary school students decided to plant their own garden, and sent letters to the First lady seeking advice. Last week the White House called and extended an invitation for five third graders, two teachers and the principal to visit the White House and receive gardening tips first hand. Principal Thyais Maxwell says the children are excited and the families emotional<br> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 08:45:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 2989 at http://wunc.org First Lady Visits North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/first-lady-visits-north-carolina <p>The Obamas are spending a lot of time in North Carolina as the Democratic National Convention draws near.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 3162 at http://wunc.org First Lady Visits North Carolina