Durham Woman’s Club officers for the 2015-17 term were installed at the May meeting by Gay Warren, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs state president. Warren presented each woman with the “key” of her office.
Jerel Chavis, a former Southern High School basketball player, was a member of the team that recently won the Pro-Am SBL South East Asia Basketball Championship game in Singapore.
The Triangle Park Chapter of the Links, Inc., recently welcomed nine new members including: Katrina Howard Avery, Durham; Lorie-Ann Lee-Carter, Durham; Dr. Karrie Gibson Dixon, Chapel Hill; Chanda Douglas-Ward, Durham; Joelle McAlpine Duren, Raleigh; Sen.Valerie Paige Foushee, Chapel Hill; Gloria Alston McNeil Durham; Diane Hewlett Pierce, Durham; and Gloria Carney Shealey, Chapel Hill.
El Futuro, a non-profit organization which provides bilingual and culturally informed behavioral health treatment for underserved Spanish speaking individuals and families hosted its third annual benefit luncheon April 16 at the Durham Convention Center.
At the April meeting of the Durham Woman’s Club, Triveni Padmanabhan from India and Aliya Myrazaliyeia from Kazakhstan presented slide show presentations about their native countries. The husbands of both women are in programs at Duke University, and they are in Durham for one to two years.
Durham’s Police Athletic League held a Winter Basketball Showcase and open house March 21 at Lakeview School.
The Durham Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) celebrated Women in Construction Week (WIC Week) March 1 – 7 as part of a national event.
Y.E. Smith Elementary Museum School students highlighted popular statewide sites such as Kitty Hawk and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse during their second annual videoconference with eight student counterparts and their teachers from Red Bricks School in Ahmedabad, India.
As a part of the city and county’s joint Trees Across Durham Initiative, pre-school students, county commissioners and city council members planted six trees at the downtown Head Start facility, 215 W. Seminary Ave., March 19.
There were some hairy moments on a recent Friday at the Duke Children’s Health Center, where 28 people lined up to have their heads shaved to raise money for pediatric cancer research through the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.
As a part of the city and county’s joint Trees Across Durham Initiative, pre-school students, County Commissioners and City Council members planted six trees at the downtown Head Start facility, 215 W. Seminary Ave., on March 19.
Elizabeth Levene, director of community development for Communities in Schools of Durham (CIS), spoke at the March meeting of the Durham Woman’s Club. The General Federation of Woman’s Clubs of NC has encouraged its clubs to partner with Communities in Schools across the state this year
Welcome, spring! After a long, cold February, spring arrived in Durham, seemingly overnight. The season of rebirth and renewal is here. As nature exploded all around us, Durham Habitat embraced the season with joyous action in Durham's inner city neighborhoods this past weekend.
A global physicians group working to build support for its campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons is turning to Rotary International to improve public awareness and seek grassroots help by speaking at clubs around the world.