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May. 20, 2015 @ 01:28 PM

Durham Woman’s Club officers installed

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.


May. 18, 2015 @ 09:28 AM

Former Southern player in Singapore championship win

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.


May. 16, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

The Links welcomes new members

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.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Mozgala earns Silver Award

Daisy Mozgala, a Girl Scout Cadette in Troop 3064, has earned her Silver Award, the second highest award in Girl Scouts. Over the past year, she worked with her troop to design, build, stock and install four Little Free Libraries for the Town of Chapel Hill. Daisy is shown here (third from left) with Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt officially installing the Little Free Library that she painted.

Apr. 22, 2015 @ 12:29 AM

El Futuro hosts “future is in your hands” luncheon

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.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 09:58 PM

Internationals speak to Woman’s Club

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.


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 06:03 PM

Police Athletic League holds basketball showcase

Durham’s Police Athletic League held a Winter Basketball Showcase and open house March 21 at Lakeview School.


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 12:47 PM

Durham Women in Construction busy during special week

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.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 07:52 PM

Smith students video conference with counterparts in India

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. 


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

Officials, Head Start students plant trees downtown

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.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 09:56 AM

‘Braving the shave’ to fight pediatric cancer

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.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 12:36 AM

Officials, pre-school students plant trees at downtown facility

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.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:22 AM

Woman’s Club learns about Communities in Schools

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


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 12:43 AM

Durham Habitat welcomes spring with two home kick offs

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. 


Mar. 18, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

Physicians group, Rotary explore work against nuclear weapons

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.