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Spring for Literacy Luncheon

Tickets are now on sale for the 8th Annual Spring for Literacy Luncheon, which will take place on April 19. This year, beloved author Clyde Edgerton will read a short story, discuss its genesis and how it became the first chapter of a novel-in-progress, and maybe even sing a couple of songs for us. You…

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Resolve to Get Involved!

It’s a new year and Chatham Literacy needs you. 1) Sign up to become a tutor. 2) Become a member of one of our agency committees. 3) Find out more to become a board member. 4) Make a financial contribution…help us start 2018 with a bang! By donating, you become part of our adult students’ success….

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There’s Still Time to Make a Difference!

2018 is approaching… give the gift of literacy! It’s not too late to make a year-end contribution to Chatham Literacy! Your donations go a long way: $ 50 – can provide educational materials for a tutor and adult learner to begin tutoring $100 – can provide instructional and office supplies for one month $150 –…

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It’s a Time for (Extra) Giving

2018 is approaching…give the gift of literacy! Based on recent tax law changes, you might want to consider making your next year’s planned donation before 12/31! It would be a win-win! Your donation would help us reach our $35,000 year-end goal and would help you to realize a tax deduction. The following is from an…

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December 2017 T-shirt Tuesday

T-shirt Tuesday is almost here —- next Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 11 am – 9 pm at the Hwy 55 Restaurant. For everyone with a purple t-shirt — wear your “Never too early, never too late” Chatham literacy t-shirt to receive 10% off of your check. About Hwy 55, 987 East Street in Pittsboro Craving fresh—never-frozen—burgers,…

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Spectrum News Interviews Citizenship Students

In our last post, we wrote about the partnership between Carolina Meadows and Chatham Literacy, to provide adult education services to Carolina Meadows employees. Now this story has been featured on Spectrum News and shown on Time Warner/Spectrum cable news channel. You can watch the video by clicking on the link below. Watch the video on…

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Six Carolina Meadows Employees Celebrate Becoming U.S. Citizens

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Months of hard work has finally paid off for six studious staff members at Carolina Meadows, a continuing care retirement community, who earned U.S. citizenship with the assistance of an innovative partnership between Chatham Literacy and Carolina Meadows staff and residents. The new U.S. citizens were honored for their achievement with…

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Time to Swing!

Put on your dancing shoes (or your toe-tapping shoes, if that’s more your style), and get ready for a good time. Our Literacy Swings event is coming to the Pittsboro Roadhouse. The Triangle Jazz Orchestra will play big band hits on Monday, September 18, from 7 until 9:30 pm. This year, there will also be free…

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It’s T-Shirt Season!

  This is the third year of our T-shirt fundraiser. With a $20 donation, you can get a great looking T-shirt, help Chatham Literacy provide important educational services, and get great benefits all year long. Save money, win prizes, and show your literacy pride! It’s the T-shirt that’s much more than a T-shirt. Click here…

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Luncheon a Huge Success

The Spring for Literacy luncheon at Governors Club on Thursday, April 20 was a huge success. 180  people were on hand to support Chatham Literacy and enjoy the delicious lunch and the entertaining program of speakers. Best-selling author Lee Smith was a delightful speaker. She read an essay from her latest book, a personal memoir titled Dimestore,…

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