CCLC events

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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Honor Someone in Your Life

Give the gift of literacy this holiday by making a contribution in honor of someone. We will then send your special someone a holiday card or an email to let him or her know of your gift. English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is one of the programs we provide. Our ESOL program is designed…

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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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Benefit Concert for New Initiative

The local bluegrass band Nu-Blu will play a charity concert at Peppercorn restaurant in Siler City on Saturday, December 2 from 7-9 PM. Tickets are $25. Proceeds go to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. This is a literacy program of the Siler Rotary club and Chatham partnership for children. Chatham Literacy is supporting this as a member of…

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Swinging in Pittsboro

This event just keeps getting better. We were 90 people strong at this year’s Literacy Swings in Pittsboro on September 18, 2017. Everyone enjoyed the phenomenal music of the Triangle Jazz Orchestra. People danced, swayed, and enjoyed the ambiance.  Thanks to Pam Naugle for beautifully orchestrating this event and to the volunteers who helped. Because…

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A Great Event in Siler City

On September 9, 2017, seventy people came together to improve literacy in Chatham County, and had a great time doing it. They attended the Fall for Literacy Luncheon at the Siler City Country Club and enjoyed a delicious lunch and an entertaining program of speakers. Adult learner Alma Tovar spoke movingly about what further education has…

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A Wealth of Knowledge

Carolina Meadows and Chatham Literacy are in the news again. Below is an excerpt from an article in the Durham Herald Sun, and a link to the full article, with more of the story, a video, and photos. They’ve got a wealth of experience. Now they’re sharing it, helping immigrants to reach their dreams. BY…

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