Thanks to the generosity of the Durham community, 18 boxes filled with 277 stockings were shipped December 5th to three military units overseas.
The holidays were brighter this year for hundreds of Durham County families thanks to some incredible community partnerships and commitment.
Once again, the Volunteer Center of Durham coordinated a Thanksgiving Dinners Program and “Share Your Christmas” on behalf of the Durham County Department of Social Services. These programs serve Durham County residents who are unable to provide for themselves and their families during the holidays.
Recently the General Davie Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution participated in a naturalization ceremony at the Raleigh-Durham Field Office, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
“Make precision maps of the moon.” This was the daunting 1957 assignment given to Charles F. Campen, a Croasdaile Village resident today who then was director of the Lunar and Planetary Exploration Branch, Geophysics Research Directorate of the U. S. Air Force.
Durham Woman’s Club members were delighted by the Rapids Chorus from Riverside High School at their December meeting at the Hill House. The group of 30 students led by director Jill Boliek sang a collection of Christmas carols a cappella.
Throughout the year Maggie Singletary Lewis, owner of The Lather Lounge Hair Studio, and Kazlo Lewis, owner of A Gentlemen’s Creation, are always looking to give back to the Durham community. The Bull City runs deep in their hearts
At the Dec. 2 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club, Crystal Shotwell, pretreatment coordinator for the Roxboro wastewater treatment plant¸ spoke about the facility. A Person County native, she is a graduate of Roxboro Christian Academy and received an associate degree from Alamance Community College.
The Bahama Ruritan Club held its annual Christmas party at the Homestead Restaurant in Timberlake.
President Rick Whitaker presided over the installation of the 2014 officers for the club. Six new members were officially welcomed by long-time club member and historian Alton Mangum.