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Cliff Jones: Hometown Hero

Cliff Jones is Tuesday’s Hometown Hero. Cliff has volunteered with Cub Scout Pack 283 in Chapel Hill for years.  He’s been a cub master, a den leader, and an activities coordinator with the pack. He also volunteers for Boy Scout Troop 45. John Turner calls Cliff the “quintessential volunteer” because, “he’s doing something that he loves and the community as a whole is benefiting from that.” You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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Nancy Holt: Hometown Hero

Nancy Holt is Monday’s Hometown Hero. Recently, Preserve Rural Orange honored Nancy with a new award that will bear her name.  The Nancy Holt Award will recognize citizen activists committed to addressing toxic pollutants in the environment. Holt has spent decades working on solutions to environmental pollution.  She has worked on environmental projects in North Carolina.  But, is also a valuable resource for people in Flint, Michigan and beyond. http://audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2016/May/16/HOMETOWN%20HERO_MAY%2016th%20NANCY%20HOLT%20(hometown%20hero).mp3 From Preserve Rural Orange: “Smart, outspoken and passionate, Nancy Holt never met a challenge she didn’t take on with gusto, and her encyclopedic command of remarkable facts and statistics...

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Sue Klausmeyer: Hometown Hero

Sue Klausmeyer is Wednesday’s Hometown Hero. She is the conductor and artistic director of Voices, the Chapel Hill Chorus.  She’s been at the helm since 2000. The chorus has been in existence for more than 35 years.  They welcome members from all across the area.  The Voices chorus does two major performances a year.  Their next one is coming on May 22 at Memorial Hall. You can learn more about joining Voices on their website. http://audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2016/May/11/MAY%2011th%20SUE%20KLAUSMEYER%20(hometown%20hero).mp3 You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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Brittney Goldston: Hometown Hero

Brittney Goldston is Monday’s Hometown Hero. She runs the Boys & Girls Club community program at Northside Elementary School.  She has over 30 children, ranging from Kindergarten to fourth grade, in her group. http://audio.chapelboro.com.s3.amazonaws.com/2016/May/9/HOMETOWN%20HERO_MAY%209th%20BRITTNEY%20GOLDSTON%20(hometown%20hero).mp3 It is an after-school program that allows children the opportunity to learn and play. The club is a part of the Boys & Girls Club of Eastern Piedmont.  Learn more about the organization. You can nominate your own Hometown Hero.  WCHL has honored local members of our community everyday since...

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Mother’s Day Mom-isms

WCHL and Chapelboro asked the community to submit their favorite mom-isms in time for Mother’s Day weekend.  Below, we have listed some of the entries that were submitted.   “You Make A Better Door Than You Do A Window.” “If you can’t say anything nice to someone, don’t say anything at all.”  “Don’t go outside in the cold with wet hair, you’ll catch a cold!” “Many hands make light work!” “It’s better to have it and not need it than to need it and not have it!” “Call your mother, she worries!” “It’s better to have it and not need...

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