CCLC events

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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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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Calling All Artists!

You can help us spread the word about the importance of literacy, win $150 for the charity of your choice, and have your design and signature on more than 600 t-shirts being sold across North Carolina (Chatham, Durham and Orange are participating). All you need to do is submit the winning t-shirt design for our…

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‘Spring for Literacy’ features Lee Smith

Award-winning author Lee Smith will share stories from her popular new memoir at Chatham Literacy’s 7th annual Spring for Literacy Luncheon in April. You can register now for this event, which will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, at Governors Club in northern Chatham County. Ms. Smith has written 17 books…

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