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WRAL News Anchor Gerald Owens to Emcee the United Way Campaign Kick-Off

Join the United Way of Chatham County for an afternoon of celebration at the 2018 Campaign Kick-Off and Annual Meeting.  It will be held in the clubhouse ballroom of Governors Club on Wednesday, September 5 from 11:30 am – 2:00

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United Way Begins “Build A Backpack” School Supply Drive!

The United Way of Chatham County will hold its annual back-to-school supply drive from Monday, July 16 through Friday, August 3. Community members are asked to donate school supplies for children in need.  Items may be dropped off at the

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United Way Agency Fair at Briar Chapel’s Varanda

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Chatham Volunteer Recognized by Governor’s Office

Pamela Caruso, a Chatham County Council on Aging volunteer was awarded the 2018 Medallion Award by the NC Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service.  She was one of the honorees at the award ceremony held on May 7, at the

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United Way of Chatham County Honors Local Volunteers

The United Way of Chatham County recognized several local volunteers on Thursday, May 3 for their outstanding volunteer work in the community.  Held at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center, the event hosted almost 100 people.  Sheriff Mike Roberson

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Volunteers Needed for Free Over-The-Counter Medication Event in Chatham

Chatham County is helping MedAssist host a Free Pharmacy Day on Friday June 1, 2018 at the Armory in Siler City. The event provides free non-prescription medications to people who may have trouble paying on their own.  This can include

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Chatham’s First Annual Senior Education Retreat

United Way was proud to attend the first annual Senior Education Retreat, hosted by the Chatham County Council on Aging. The event was held at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center on Wednesday, April 18. The retreat featured Keynote

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Local Volunteers To Be Recognized by County & State

Ten Chatham County volunteers have been selected to receive recognition for their outstanding community service:  Pamela Caruso, Kay & John Combest, Mary Dickerson, Ruth & Dick Flannelly, Edith & Joe Hammond, Hilary Murray and Larry Ross.  They were also selected

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Lend Your Voice To Community Health and Well-Being!

This February, the Chatham Health Alliance began the 2018 Community Assessment. The Community Assessment is an ongoing process that includes a survey and community conversations that help us identify the issues that most affect the health and well-being of Chatham

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Chatham County Recognized as a Spotlight Award Winner in Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

Chatham County has been selected to receive $25,000 as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge (the Challenge) Spotlight Award. Nationwide, ten winners and five honorable mentions were selected for their ability to address the need to improve opportunities

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