Knightdale newcomer guide: The New Neighbor Project

Ready to transform from Knightdale newcomer to in-the-know neighbor in Eastern Wake? Enter The New Neighbor Project.

It’s a new way modern local media company Raleigh Convergence is connecting neighborhood and Knightdale newcomers to the place we know and love.

When you sign up for The New Neighbor Project guides, a weekly emailed series, you’ll get guides to your new community delivered to your inbox.

The guides are written by an engaged Knightdale resident, Arlene Brown.

Consider it the fast-track to making Knightdale feel like home.

You’ll also be signed up for Raleigh Convergence’s three weekly newsletters, which include what’s going on now, from new openings to new ways to plug into your new home.


(Note: If you’re an existing Raleigh Convergence subscriber, you can update your info by checking the box for your community and re-entering your email address.).

The guides include:

  • Can’t-miss Knightdale experiences
  • Knightdale history
  • How to get involved in Knightdale
  • A self-guided tour through Knightdale — family- and social-distancing-friendly!
  • PLUS: Get updates on upcoming events especially for newcomers like you!

The New Neighbor Project will also connect you with existing neighbors and the corresponding community ambassador through Facebook Group discussions and events.

👍 You can request to join the Facebook groups now or join at the end of your newsletter sequence!: Knightdale Facebook Group

More about the New Neighbor Project: Knightdale Community Ambassador:

Arlene is a dedicated and relatable professional with a passion for ensuring others are seen, heard, valued and understood. With an affinity for strategic planning, storytelling and community engagement, she is truly the sum of all her experiences. 

As a resident of Knightdale, she is inspired by all the town has to offer. From partnering with the Crosby-Garfield Center as a Community Leadership Action Team member to being the Interim Board Chair of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of the Triangle, (YNPN Triangle NC), she has thick ties to many sources of servant leadership. What’s even better is she wants to share it all with you!

Arlene, her husband Richard and their sweet dog Stella are excited to welcome newcomers to the great Raleigh area, and we’d like to invite you to please come be our neighbor!

More about The New Neighbor Project: The New Neighbor project from Raleigh Convergence is the recipient of a Community Network grant from the Facebook Journalism Project and The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

More communities of the New Neighbor Project: Southeast Raleigh, Cary and Raleigh at large! [see more]


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