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Volunteers needed for Clean Jordan Lake’s March 15 cleanup[Feb. 28, 2014]
On Saturday, March 15, Clean Jordan Lake volunteers will participate for the fifth year in the Haw River Assembly’s annual Clean-Up-A-Thon. Fran DiGiano, president of Clean Jordan Lake, said “while other groups remove trash along the Haw River from Greensboro to Bynum, our volunteers are assigned to stretches of the Haw River Arm of the lake.”
2014 Exploring Nature in Chatham Series[Feb. 23, 2014]
Now in its fifth year, Exploring Nature in Chatham series is offered by Chatham Conservation Partnership (CCP) with Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) to promote conservation of Chatham's natural resources and the college's Ecotourism program. Trips are open to the general public. See registration information for each trip since there may be a charge or maximum group size. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Please register by calling 919-545-8044 Monday through Friday at Central Carolina Community College's Continuing Education department.
Chatham County public libraries to hold public comment sessions[Jan. 12, 2014]
All three branches of Chatham County Public Libraries will hold public comment sessions on Monday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 14. All county residents are invited to attend a session at the library they use most often. The sessions are part of a project to plan programs and services for the next few years, and will be moderated by Phil Barton, an independent library consultant.
Christmas Eve service at Chatham County courthouse[Dec. 24, 2013]
What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a Christmas Eve service in the historic but newly renovated courthouse? The Church of the Holy Trinity, Chatham invites Chatham County folks and their families to the courthouse on the traffic circle of downtown Pittsboro on Tuesday, December 24 at 6pm.
Chatham County animal shelter featured on Humane Society facebook page[Dec. 11, 2013]
The Humane Society of North Carolina recently visited the Chatham County animal shelter to meet the animals and staff. Photos of their tour, including several of adoptable pets, are featured on their Facebook page, which can be found by searching for “The Humane Society of the United States - North Carolina” in Facebook. More photos and stories are available on the North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare’s Facebook page, which also profiled the shelter.
Ninth annual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk set for December 14[Dec. 10, 2013]
On Saturday, December 14, 2013, community members, partners and volunteers with the Active Chatham Coalition will join together for the Ninth Annual 5K Reindeer Run/Walk plus the 1-mile Rudolph’s Family Fun Run in Pittsboro, NC. The race will start promptly at 8:00 a.m. at the Central Carolina Community College campus, where runners and walkers will begin the 3.1 mile USATF certified 5K course on the T.H.A.N.K.S. trail, run through scenic downtown Pittsboro and finish at the community college.
Chatham County Partnership For Children featured at next Wake-Up Wednesday[Nov. 12, 2013]
Meeting professionals at Wake-Up Wednesday connects you with other go-getters in the community and is a great forum for spreading news about your business and mission. Networking begins at 8 am, at the Carolina Brewery in Pittsboro. The program runs from 8:30-9:30 am. Admission is $5.
Medication disposal dropoff in Goldston on October 12[Oct. 9, 2013]
What can I do to get rid of old prescription medication in my home? This is a question that Sheriff Richard Webster has heard many times. In his effort to address the issue, the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with Chatham Drug Free to offer a solution. Debuting on Saturday, October 12 2013, at the Goldston Old Fashioned Day will be a new drop box where citizens can dispose of any unwanted medications that may have gone out of date or are no longer needed.
Chatham senior hikers will meet on October 11 at the NC Zoo[Oct. 7, 2013]
The Senior Hikers will meet again on Friday, October 11 at the NC Zoo. If you want to carpool, meet at the Pittsboro Senior Center at 9:30 am-otherwise, they will meet at 10:30 am on the African side. There is an entrance fee of $9-$10 for those over 62 years old depending on the size of the group. (It is $9 for senior groups with 15 or more people).
6th Annual Pepper Festival presented by Abundance Foundation![Oct. 5, 2013]
The 2013 Pepper Festival will take place at Boulder Park in Briar Chapel at 16 Windy Knoll Cir, Chapel Hill, NC on October 6 from 3 pm to 7 pm. This is the Abundance Foundation's 6th annual celebration of foodshed resiliency, small farmers, renewable energy, and the creativity of the Piedmont’s chefs, brewers and artisans. It is all fueled by local food, drink and music.
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