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 pm.

WRAL News Anchor Gerald Owens will serve as the event emcee.  Chatham Health Department Director Layton Long will share results for the 2018 Community Assessment conducted by the Chatham Health Alliance.  NC 2-1-1 Statewide Strategy Director Heather Black will introduce Chatham’s new information & referral resource and discuss how it can assist those in need of community resources.

Lunch will be catered by Governors Club.  A member agency expo will provide guests with an opportunity to learn about the human resource services available in our community.  Representatives will be available to share information regarding the services they provide and the volunteer opportunities they offer.

United Way is the advocate and benefactor of 18 human service agencies in Chatham County.  They are:  Boys & Girls Club, Chatham Cares Pharmacy, 4-H, Chatham Literacy Council, Chatham Trades, Communities In Schools, CORA Food Pantry, Council on Aging, El Futuro, Girl Scouts, Legal Aid, Partnership for Children, Reach Out and Read, Rebuilding Together, Salvation Army, Sprott Youth Center, The Learning Trail and West Chatham Food Pantry.

Tickets are $25 per person.  Reserve yours by calling the United Way office at (919) 542-1110 by Friday, August 31.

Sponsors for the 2018 Campaign Kick-Off include: AT&T North Carolina, Briar Chapel by Newland Communities, Duke Energy, Governors Club, Laurels of Chatham, Nationwide Insurance, and Realty World Carolina Properties.

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