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Independent Animal Rescue to Hold Silent Auction Fundraiser

Independent Animal Rescue has announced its sixteenth annual Painted Chair & More Auction, which will be held on Saturday, August 4 from 5-9 p.m. at the Levin Jewish Community Center in Durham. This event is the animal rescue’s largest fundraiser with a goal to raise $45,000 for foster care and adoption programs of dogs and cats and spay/neuter programs of free-roaming cats and companion animals. The silent auction will include hand-crafted painted furniture, artwork, jewelry, pottery, as well as performances, services, dining, and travel experiences. It will also feature mobile bidding and guests can use their smartphone to monitor and...

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Adopt-A-Pet: Ratatouille

This week’s Adopt-A-Pet is Ratatouille from the Goathouse Refuge! Ratatouille is a young, female, domestic shorthair who is looking for a forever home. When she came into the studio today, she immediately started wandering around and looking at all the radio equipment! Check out our Instagram story to see her adventures! The Goathouse Refuge is also holding a Summer Fund Drive to help provide their cats with food, vet care, medical supplies and more. The first $20,000 will be matched as well! Visit www.goathouserefuge.org/donate to make a donation today! This week’s #AdoptAPet is Ratatouille from @goathouserefuge! She is a young,...

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The Music in My Head: 7/9 – 7/13

7/9/18: Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water”  It’s one of the most famous guitar riffs in all of rock and roll history. It’s the one countless budding guitarists have learned first on their journey to become rock stars. It’s the signature song of Deep Purple! Read more   7/10/18: Ten Years After “I’d Love to Change the World” “Ten Years After” was a British blues and rock band who really made their mark in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. The band featured a legendary guitar player and lead vocalist by the name of Alvin Lee, and had a very memorable...

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Hometown Hero: Ginger Young

This week’s Hometown Hero, presented by Hendrick Southpoint, is Ginger Young from Book Harvest! Ginger is the executive director and founder of Book Harvest, a non-profit providing books to families who need them and working towards promoting literacy and educational success in children. Ginger spoke with WCHL’s Ron Stutts about her personal journey as an avid reader since childhood. “I was always driven to the library when I requested it. I was always allowed to take out as many books as I wanted, which meant that I would take out the maximum which in Atlanta, Georgia was 20 books...

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