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Townsend Bertram & Company 25th Anniversary Party

On Saturday, September 14th, Townsend Bertram & Company celebrated their 25th anniversary with a climbing wall, live music, and an outdoor beer garden featuring “TB&C Adventure Amber Ale” specially crafted by Steel String Brewery. (Photos by Lachelle...

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Jane Flier Opening Reception at FRANK

Internationally collected artist Jane Flier recently opened a new collection at FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill, that will run through November 3rd. This past Friday, the artist held a reception to discuss her work, inspiration, and what drives her as an artist. (Photos by Lachelle Schneider) Sasha, Ana, and Dora Bakaric Angelene Warren and Latoya Taybron Mirinda Kossoff, Jean LeCluyse and Barbara Tyroler Mirinda Kossoff, Jean LeCluyse and Barbara Tyroler Hannah Margaret and Zishu Chen Charles and Ruby...

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RSVVP 2013 Award Ceremony

On September 10th at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill, the RSVVP recognized businesses who have supported them over the past 25 years in helping our community. (Photos by Elliott Rubin) Jesus Bravo, Tony Sustaita, and Felix Roux Jesus Bravo Irene Briggaman Jonathan Campbell, Gene Hamer, Anthony Carey, Chris Hall, Brenda Camp, and Irene Briggaman Irene Briggaman and John Doward Irene Briggaman, Kevin Schartz, and Ron Stutts John Doward Elizabeth Garfunkel, Pat Doward, Nancy Jenkins, and Irene Briggaman Elizabeth Garfunkel and Felix Roux Irene Briggaman and Ron Stutts Erika Garris and Irene Briggaman Nancy Jenkins and Rebecca McColloh Jeff Loken, Jerome Solomon Jonathan Campbell Felix Roux Our very own Ron Stutts and Lauren...

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Short List Voting: The Best Place For Game Day Festivities

Plenty of sites and publications offer “best of” lists and top ten awards, but how many let YOU vote on the best businesses and locations around your town? After all, it is YOUR town. Who else is more qualified to choose? Chapelboro.com’s Short List is a monthly award decided entirely by the readers and residents in YOUR community. We’ve been collecting your submissions for the month of July for “The Best Place For Game Day Festivities” and now it’s time to vote on the top spots! We’ll announce the winners on Tuesday, September 24th! The voting period goes from Tuesday, September...

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Nominate a Hometown Hero!

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty without expecting anything for themselves in return?  The WCHL Hometown Hero Award honors awesome local people that all too often fly under the radar and go unrecognized for their incredible talents and contributions.  We are looking for people who are serious about making change and working collaboratively to make our local area a better place to live.  A new Hometown Hero is selected each week. Thanks to Performance Auto Mall for making the WCHL Hometown Hero Awards possible! Who do you think deserves to win?  Nominate them below! Your Name First Last Your PhoneYour Email Who would you like to nominate?Why are you nominating this person? Please include any information you have about her/his contributions to the community and/or local nonprofit organizations.What is your relationship to this person?How long has this person lived or worked in the Chapelboro community (Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Pittsboro, Durham)?Who can we contact for more information?Contact Information For Person You Are Nominating This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity...

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Chamber State of the Community Report

Photos courtesy of Laurie Paolicelli The Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce held the 2013 State of the Community Report annual at the Friday Center, on August 27.  The report tracks the well-being of Chapel Hill-Carrboro along social, economic, and environmental indicators. Aaron Nelson and Paige Zinn prepare remarks. Anthony Carey, Laura Kiley, and Andrew Burns An appreciative audience Bruce Ballentine and Annette Stone Carla Banks, Steve Brantley, and Indiara Everett Carolina Sherman and Juan Unger Chamber Staff Chris Barnes Desiree Goldman, Bruce Ballentine, and Irene Briggeman Duane, Molly, and Dwight Bassett Durham Tech President Bill Ingram Ed Kerwin Owasa and Roger Stancil Emilee Collins and Wes Pope Friend with Chris Derby and Helen Antipov Gina Anderson James Barrett Jim Kitchen, Bernadette Pelissier, and Mark O’Neal UNC Provost Jim Dean Kristen Smith and Gloria Farrar Laurie Paolicelli and Barry Leffler Lee Storrow and Maria Palmer Margaret Cannell, Rene Price, and Ellen Tai Mike Gering, Lydia Lavelle, and Gene Pease Susan Lindsay and Ann Gerhardt Tom...

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August Short List Winners — Best Place For Back to School Shopping

The votes are in and it’s official, the winner of August’s Chapelboro Short List for “The Best Place For Back To School Shopping” in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area is The Children’s Store! Located near University Mall, The Children’s Store has been serving Chapel Hill since 1977. A locally and family owned business, the toy and accessories retailer is the perfect place for back to school gifts — supplying free gift wrapping of course. The location has gone through a few names but recently settled on “The Children’s Store” because why not get straight to the point? They sell everything...

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