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Written by Gene Galin   
Wednesday, 06 May 2009

This digest contains the following messages:

  1. Friday night at th Bynum General Store -- Rootzie  
         by: Bynum FrontPorch
  2. Saturday at the Bynum General Store -- Bynum Front Porch Pickin'  
         by: Bynum FrontPorch
  3. Chatham County announces new school principals  
         by: Gene Galin
  4. Food Drive  
         by: Cathy Head
  5. Northwood Varsity Soccer Defeats Orange 4-0 Monday night  
         by: Darcey Moore
  6. Fwd: Using your name  
  7. Chatham Medical Reserve Corps  
         by: Ann Watson
  8. bunny rabbit in Siler City--need to find its owner  
         by: Amy Rose Bloomfield
  9. Come Join "Project Proud" at Silk Hope's Heritage Day!!!  
         by: Holly Rickman
  10. Mountain Aid: Festival to Educate About Mountain Top Removal June  
         by: Shakori Hills
  11. going to vote  
         by: ruby
  12. Strawberries  
         by: Kay M
  13. THANK YOU!  
         by: Dr. Jacqulyn Nygren
  14. RE: Correct Vehicle to Pull a 2 Horse Trailer.  
         by: Debby Hussey
  15. A proposal  
         by: Wallace Kaufman
  16. Companion Camp's First Anniversary  
         by: Susanne Carter
  17. CARE and CC-CBA Burrito Bash with Live and Silent Auctions -  

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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 06:35:07 -0400
From: Bynum FrontPorch
Subject: Friday night at th Bynum General Store -- Rootzie

*Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series Continues to Rock with Rootzie
If you missed the kick-off concert of the Bynum Front Porch Friday Night
Music Series last Friday. . . don’t worry, we’ve got another great show for
you THIS Friday!  Chapel Hill’s Rootzie will be providing a rattle of rock
n’ roll, a jolt of jazz, a burst of blues, a cut or two of country, grand
moments of gospel and a blast of blues and roots reggae.  No matter what
your musical taste may be. . .we’ve got you covered!

As always, we’ll have food available and there will be special craft time
for children inside the Bynum General Store starting at 7 pm.  So grab your
family, tell your friends and mention it to your neighbors that the Bynum
General Store is the place to be on Friday nights.

The Friday Night Music Series runs from May through the end of August from 7
pm to 9 pm every Friday night.  Although tickets aren’t required, we pass
the hat and encourage a $3 to $7 donation to compensate the performers.  To
check out the rest of the bands playing this season, please visit our brand
new website at

A few things we'd like you to know about the Front Porch Music Series and
the Bynum General Store:
1.  The Bynum General Store is an alcohol-free venue.
2.  For safety, please make sure that children are supervised by an adult at
all times.
3.  We respectfully ask that all pets be left at home.
4.  The show goes on, rain or shine.  If it rains, we'll move indoors.

The Bynum General Store is located at 950 Bynum Road in beautiful downtown
Bynum.  We look forward to seeing old friends and new faces Friday night!

For more information, please email us at or visit
our website

--------------------  2  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 06:39:37 -0400
From: Bynum FrontPorch
Subject: Saturday at the Bynum General Store -- Bynum Front Porch Pickin'

Bynum Front Porch Bluegrass Pickin' … and Potluck!

Mark your calendars!!!!

Bynum Front Porch Pickin’ & Potluck

Saturday 5/09/09


Bynum General Store

950 Bynum Rd.
On the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, Bynum General Store hosts the
Bynum Front Porch Pickin’ and Potluck.  Enjoy great music and good food at
the historic Bynum General Store.

Pickers are asked to bring Acoustic Instruments Only

This will be a circle type jam open to all skill levels and ages.

If you pick, bring your instrument.

If you sing, bring your voice.

If you eat, bring a dish to share.

Free and open to the public

From Pittsboro:
Take 15-501 North cross the Haw River and take the 1st
right onto Durham Eubanks Rd. Turn left onto Bynum Rd.
The Bynum General Store will be on your right.
From Chapel Hill:
Take 15-501 South past Allen & Sons BBQ.  The first left is
Bynum Rd. Turn left. The Bynum General Store is about a
mile down on the left.

For more info:

Sponsored by Bynum Front Porch

Visit our website: **

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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 07:28:18 -0400
From: Gene Galin
Subject: Chatham County announces new school principals

Superintendent Logan announced that, effective July 1st, Janice
Frazier will become the principal of Perry Harrison School, and Tracy
Fowler will become the principal of Chatham Middle School.  Kelli
Hulsey has been chosen as the new Director of Testing and
Accountability for the district.  Frazier is currently the principal
of Silk Hope School.  Fowler is currently the principal of Bonlee
School.  The district will now begin the process of filling the
principalships at Silk Hope and Bonlee.  Hulsey is currently the
Director of Testing and Accountability in Lee County Schools.

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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 08:48:02 -0400
From: "Cathy Head"
Subject: Food Drive

Chatham County Farm Bureau will be having a food drive for the month of
May.  There will be collections boxes at the Piggly Wiggly in Pittsboro
and Siler City. There will also be collection boxes at the Farm Bureau
offices in Pittsboro 604 West St. and Siler City at 102 Village Lake Rd.
Please consider giving a donation of canned goods, boxed dry goods or
paper products.  The Food Pantry has such a demand now for items as
people are faced with job layoffs .  I am sure most of you would not
miss a couple of cans of items from your own food pantry so please
consider making a donation for the Chatham Food Pantry.=20
Thank you
Cathy Head

--------------------  5  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 09:33:15 -0400
From: "Darcey Moore"
Subject: Northwood Varsity Soccer Defeats Orange 4-0 Monday night

The Varsity Soccer team defeated Orange High School Monday night 4-0.
The Lady Chargers started a bit rusty, but picked it up midway through
the first half and had a four goal lead at halftime. The Lady Chargers
mixed it up in the second half, played different players in different
positions, etc. and the score remained the same. All Lady Chargers
should be commended for their effort on Monday night. Freshman Katie
McGrath scored her first varsity goal with an assist from Anna Elkins
for the first goal of the match. Annie Cleaver scored two goals, and
Anna Elkins had one. Casey Norris and Emily Brooks provided an assist
each. Erin Walker provided a good defensive effort in the mid field. The
Lady Chargers are home Wednesday night for Senior Night at (6:00) vs
Graham. The team now stands at 10-3-2 in Mid State play.

Jack Middleton

Dr. Jason "Brent" Cooper

--------------------  6  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 09:55:45 EDT
Subject: Fwd: Using your name

Gene,  I have just started reading the Chatlist because I  realized it
could be a great way for people in the county to connect.   I had no idea until
today that you were allowing people to post without  using their real names
or email addresses.

      Your suggestion that some people would not  be willing to speak up if
others know who they are is probably a very  good reason not to post such
items.  This criteria will make me  question every item posted.  That is not
fair to all the decent  people writing in.

       I hope you will reconsider the  policy.  I am very disappointed that
credibility isn't one of your  policies.  You asked for readers to let you
know how they felt about this,  so I figure if I don't let you know and use
my name I am not contributing  to what could be a very good way for people
in Chatham to  communicate.
This has nothing to do with whether people agree or not- it is good to  
know other people's views.  The issue is just plain honesty.

                                        Thanks, Mary Bastin

Mary -

Thanks so much for your comments. I appreciate you taking the time to post your thought.

I kinda like the United States Supreme Court's take on the First Amendment and therefore,
per my previous response to Mr. Starkweather, here is my continuing take on the use of "real names"

The discussion about using "real names" on the chatlist [and bulletin board] comes up every several years (usually
around election time).

Please don't underestimate the chatlist [and bulletin board] member.  Chatlist [and bulletin board] members are
intelligent enough to evaluate the source of an anonymous writing.  They can see it is anonymous.  They can evaluate its
anonymity along with its message, as long as they are permitted, as they should be, to read that message.  And then,
once they have done so, it is for them to decide what is "responsible," what is valuable, and what is truth.

Protecting anonymity is necessary to induce some authors to contribute valuable information to the marketplace of ideas.

Anonymous authors historically have made contributions to the "progress of mankind".  There are benign reasons that an
author may choose to remain anonymous: fear of retaliation or reprisal, the desire to avoid social ostracism, the wish
to protect privacy, or the fear that the audience's biases will distort the meaning of the work.  

"Anonymity is a shield from the tyranny of the majority" without which public discourse would certainly suffer.  

An author's decision to remain anonymous is an exercise of autonomy over choice of content, and "an author generally is
free to decide whether or not to disclose his or her true identity." The decision to remain anonymous is an editorial
judgment like any other, which makes choosing to omit one's name no different than choosing to omit an opposing

Speakers may use the shield of anonymity for a variety of purposes, only some of which may be consistent with the public
good; at the same time, audiences may not accord anonymous speech as much value as attributed speech.

"The First Amendment, as interpreted by the United States Supreme Court, confers upon authors a right to speak
anonymously or pseudonymously, even when this right interferes with audiences' attempts to decode their messages."

From the Lidsky and Cotter paper -

Judge Learned Hand once famously wrote that "the First Amendment . . . presupposes that right conclusions are more
likely to be gathered out of a multitude of tongues, than through any kind of authoritative selection.  To many this is,
and always will be, folly; but we have staked upon it our all."   As Judge Hand recognized, democracy rests on our faith
in citizens' ability to decide for themselves where truth lies in public discourse.

Gene Galin
Chatlist Moderator


--------------------  7  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 14:53:35 +0000
From: Ann Watson
Subject: Chatham Medical Reserve Corps

The Chatham Medical Reserve Corps, a volunteer-based disaster preparedness program of the Chatham Citizen Corps Council, will be conducting Pandemic Flu preparedness activities over the coming months.  The activities will be coordinated with local preparedness agencies and the public.  This Funding comes through the UNC Hospitals Trauma Unit originating from a Federal grant from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations (OPEO), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP). The purpose of the funding is to improve surge capacity and enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies.  The awardee should work to develop activities that clearly integrate and enhance preparedness activities with the overall effect of making healthcare systems function in more efficient, resilient, and coordinated manners .These funds are to be used to supplement and develop not supplant current resources supporting healthcare preparedness.  The Chatham Medical Reserve Corps needs volunteers from health professional and lay backgrounds to receive training and organization to assist in the event of medical disaster.   The NC Good Samaritan Law specifically provides volunteers to Medical Reserve Corps units volunteer liability protections.  To volunteer for the Chatham Medical Reserve Corps, please sign up at the website.  You can also visit the website for more information on the Chatham Medical Reserve Corps and its history, or call 919 663-1181 for Bill Lail, Director of the Chatham Medical Reserve Corps.  The Chatham Citizen Corps Council will be meeting May 13 in Siler City to discuss the preparedness activities of the Medical Reserve Corps Unit.  


--------------------  8  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 08:17:30 -0700 (PDT)
From: Amy Rose Bloomfield
Subject: bunny rabbit in Siler City--need to find its owner

   I need to find the owner of a certain pet rabbit in Siler City ASAP, in the Paul Braxton gym neighborhood.   It is medium brown, fairly large, and looks very healthy.  This rabbit is definitely NOT a wild rabbit---doesn't look anything like a wild Chatham rabbit, + its behavior is "pettish" for sure!
   I am in the 300 block of South Third Ave., Siler City, and the rabbit started frequenting my yard several days ago.   If anybody has any tips re: finding the owner, PLEASE call or email me.  
    Also, if anyone has tips on how to trap it, I'd appreciate those, too.  I walked right up to it the first time I saw it, but like a dummy I chased it off.   So now it's remarkably crafty in avoiding me....this is one smart rabbit!
    WNCA radio is making an announcement to find the owner as well.
Amy Bloomfield

--------------------  9  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 10:05:30 -0700 (PDT)
From: Holly Rickman
Subject: Come Join "Project Proud" at Silk Hope's Heritage Day!!!

Hello again,
    Heidi Mathews and I (Holly Rickman) will have a booth set up at Silk Hope's Heritage Day this weekend. Come on over and meet us and learn about what we are about and what we have been up to!!! You can always visit us on our website We offer FREE medical advocacy in the form of ask our pharmacist/pediatric nurse, support groups, family support services, and community education.
   We are extremely excited about the support and encouragement we have received concerning this initiative. We in turn look forward to supporting and encouraging the families of children with a "special need". We often get asked does that include ADD or autism? Yes, our initiative is called "Glasses to Wheelchairs" for a reason. Most of us have a "special need". It is only where on the continuum it lies that involves how much support one needs. If you are seeing a doctor with an "ist" you too have a "special need". Please feel free to contact us to support you in any of the areas listed above or you know how we may help this populations families. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you!!
Holly Rickman 919 742-5525 or Holly
Director or Project: Proud Familes

--------------------  10  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 13:57:23 -0400
From: Shakori Hills
Subject: Mountain Aid: Festival to Educate About Mountain Top Removal June
 19 & 20 Mattea,
Sollee, and the Buffalo to
headline festival held at Shakori Hills

Pittsboro, NC - Spending a summer weekend listening to music will
help to ensure a safe school for hundreds of children.  How?  The
Mountain Aid concert June 19-20, 2009 at Shakori Hills Farm in
Chatham County, NC benefits Pennies of Promise, a grassroots campaign
to construct a new building for Marsh Fork Elementary School in West

Tucked into the heart of Appalachia, Marsh Fork Elementary sits in
the shadow of a Mountain Top Removal coal mine, just 225 feet from
the coal silo and 400 yards downstream from a leaking dam holding
back nearly three billion gallons of toxic sludge.  Independent tests
prove coal dust contaminates Marsh Fork Elementary, a direct threat
to the children's respiratory health.  Grandfather Ed Wiley began
Pennies of Promise after his granddaughter got sick and West Virginia
leaders told him the state could not afford a new school in a safer
location.  The goal?  Raise eight million dollars and create a
healthy future for the children of Appalachia. That's where Mountain
Aid comes in.

Grammy-winning singer and songwriter and West Virginia native Kathy
Mattea will emcee and headline Mountain Aid.  "Hosting Mountain Aid
is the best way I can think of to spend my 50th birthday.  I love
these mountains, and to celebrate them and unite with others who love
them, through music, is a great opportunity," Mattea says.  Other
performers include Ben Sollee, named one of NPR's "Top Ten Unknown
Artists" of the year for 2007; American music icons Donna the
Buffalo; roots rockers the
Redmond Band, and local hip-hop favorite Beast.

Advance tickets for Mountain Aid are on sale now for $22.50 ($30 at
the gate).  On-site camping, food and craft vendors will be
available.  For more details, visit and

Why hold Mountain Aid in North Carolina?  According to Duke Energy,
North Carolina is the number two consumer of Mountain Top Removal
coal in the country.  Additionally, a bill before North Carolina
lawmakers would ban the use of Mountain Top Removal coal in the
state.  Mountain Aid organizers hope both to raise funds for Pennies
of Promise and to create awareness and support for clean energy.

Mountain Top Removal mining, the practice that causes the
environmental harm in and around Marsh Fork Elementary, is the
subject of the award-winning documentary, "Mountain Top Removal,"
directed by Michael O'Connell.  "Mountain Top Removal" has played
film festivals domestically and internationally and won the Reel
Current award selected and presented by Vice President Al Gore at the
2008 Nashville Film Festival.  In conjunction with Mountain Aid, the
film will screen on June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre in

Mountain Aid thanks our generous sponsors
Valley Environmental Coalition and River
Mountain Watch.

CONTACT:  Mike O'Connell (festival coordinator)
919-218-5792 /
or Sara Waters (press)
919-542-8142 /


Sara Waters
Press/Public Relations and Co-coordinator
Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance
1st Annual Mountain Aid: June 19 & 20, 2009
Hoppin' John Fiddlers' Convention: September 18-19, 2009
Fall Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival: October 8-11, 2009
1439 Henderson Tanyard Rd.
Silk Hope, NC 27312

--------------------  11  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 15:05:56 -0400
From: "ruby"
Subject: going to vote

Maybe those who got on a "high and mighty horse" about the AnaLyst posting can start those own chatlist since they seem so intellectually above the rest of us.  As for me, I am going to take my Master's Degree and go vote NO.  I have always heard the higher the horse, the harder the fall.

--------------------  12  --------------------
Date: Tue, 05 May 2009 15:34:06 -0400
From: Kay M
Subject: Strawberries

Thanks to all for you information, I'm ready for strawberries now!


--------------------  13  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 12:57:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Dr. Jacqulyn Nygren"
Subject: THANK YOU!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of you who came out to the Pittsboro Community Blood Drive.  Each person who donated had the opportunity to save THREE lives!  Thank you to those who tried to donate but could not.  We applaud your efforts!  The American Red Cross thought Pittsboro did a great job.  Thanks again, and we hope to see you all donate again next year!

Rooted in Your Health,
Jacqulyn L. Nygren, D.C.
120 Lowes Drive, Ste. 105
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 642-0555

--------------------  14  --------------------
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 17:00:33 -0400
From: "Debby Hussey"
Subject: RE: Correct Vehicle to Pull a 2 Horse Trailer.

For the person asking for information on the best truck to pull a trailer.
I made the decision to trade my car for a truck in order to pull a trailer
many years ago.  Here is what I learned.  You will need at least a 6
cylinder engine to pull a 2 horse trailer.   If you absolutely must have an
automatic transmission, you will need to purchase a special towing package.
(you can pull it without this package.. But be prepared to have constant
problems with your transmission).   The smartest thing to do is to purchase
a manual transmission.  If you haven't already purchased your trailer,
forget about the tag-along models and buy the Goose Neck.  It pulls SO MUCH
EASIER, and I have always found it is easier to hook up to a hitch you can
see.  I bought a new F-150 4x4 with a  6 cylinder engine and manual
transmission, with a low 1st gear and Overdrive in 1988.   It would be wise
to consider the 4 wheel drive option.  (a little more money, but a necessity
if you park on soft ground or wet grass with a trailer in tow).  I have used
my truck to pull a 4 horse Goose Neck trailer, that usually had 3 and
occasionally 4 horses on it.  The truck is ancient... but continues to do
the job.  No need to change now.  I have had no transmission problems and
always got where I needed to be, when I wanted to be there.  Good Luck!

Debby Hussey

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Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 14:13:57 -0700
From: "Wallace Kaufman"
Subject: A proposal

The danger of not knowing history, including the history of your own neighborhood and county, are considerably greater than simply repeating history and its misfortunes.  Posts about the latest controversy--liquor by the drink--reminded me of this fact and suggested a modest remedy.

Back in the 60s I grandly thought I had a lot of insight about the character and characters of my new home.  Chatham at that time was a very rural, almost entirely agricultural county with tens of thousands of acres of young pines growing like a modesty blanket over the eroded hills and valleys.  As I recall the population of about 30,000 had not increased since before the Great Depression when its main crops had been cotton, tobacco and rabbits and the gentry of eastern Chatham conspired to keep most of the industry in western Chatham, and elections often involved richer white folks conspiring with certain leaders of poorer black folks to pay for votes, and poorer whites knowing which richer whites could allow them into politics, and both races knew what lines could be crossed and where and when.   I  had enterd the scene somewhat like the self-important politician of whose speechifying it was said that he tried, Samson-like, to slay his opponents with the jawbone of an ass.

Apologies, I write as if I knew this then. I learned it.  I wish I had learned it right away.  Therein lies the seed of my proposal.  

A good project for the CCCC, an arts group, the libraries, or even the planning board would be to put on an annual Chatham history introduction for newcomers (everyone invited, of course).  Let older residents talk about specific topics and issues still evolving.  Each topic should be a mix of concrete, personally lived examples and good reliable data.  Just the facts, m'am, because getting into the why should be for other forums.  Information before confrontation or reconciliation.  Call the sessions, "Welcome to the Chatham Experience."  

I offer a few examples that spring to mind:

Alcohol.  Chatham's transformation from dry to wet is one.  We learned some lessons along the way.

Population and Changing demographics.  The county has dealt with several waves of newcomers.  What brought people to Chatham.  Don't forget what convinced others to move out.

Education.  The school system and various measures of progress in education (or lack thereof).  What have been the major changes in offerings, facilities, mix of faculty and staff, and what concrete data measures changes in student achievement?  What changes did the schools deal with well and poorly.

Zoning and planning--compare old texts with new, recall the various debates and arguments; find out who was for and against and why;  present maps of the results.  

Transportation: road usage, paved/unpaved, travel times over the decades of development, etc.  

Employment: what people did to sustain their lives in Chatham.  Wage levels, kinds of occupations.  Diversity of occupations.

Taxes: How did Chatham citizens react to their tax burden and on whom did the burden fall?  Real per family tax collections adjusted for inflation.  

Housing: affordability, quality, kind and what people expected from housing.  

The natural environment:  How did people use the land and what did they get from it, expect from it?  Where were waters better, worse?  Compare maps and aerial photos to demonstrate changes.

Recreation and citizen organizations:  what did people do for leisure?  Who organized recreation and social activity?  What organizations came and went and what did they do?

And much more.  I can even see a Chatham Experience Bus Tour.  In fact, this kind of tour and history should be a requirement for anyone running for county commissioner or hoping to be appointed to the planning board.  (Okay, not mandatory, but having attended should be considered a fundamental qualification.)  

This kind of history might do much to provide a common understanding of the county's trajectory through history, the engines of its current controversies, and a common vocabulary.  It should be a natural project for a foundation grant or funding from Archives and History, the Arts Council, or North Carolina Council for the Humanities.  

Writer, Consultant, Mediator

Invasive Plants
Coming Out of the Woods
No Turning Back
The Beaches Are Moving

--------------------  16  --------------------
Date: Tue, 05 May 2009 20:58:43 -0400
From: Susanne Carter
Subject: Companion Camp's First Anniversary

Companion Camp, LLC is celebrating its first anniversary this month
(announcement available at During
its first year of operation, Companion Camp has hosted more than 300 dog
and cat campers from five states, with many returning for multiple
visits. Companion Camp, located on ten wooded acres northwest of
Pittsboro, is a year-round facility dedicated to providing quality pet
care services. The nontraditional business is based upon a "summer camp"
concept that is rustic yet upscale.  The Camp includes a main lodge and
12 duplex cabins surrounding a pond.   Hiking trails wind through the
ten-acre Camp with access to a quarter-acre play yard.   The Camp also
includes a cattery with eight condo units.  For more information, call
919-545-2267, visit our website at, or e-mail

Susanne Carter

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Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 06:36:13 -0400
From: "Sirls, Karen"
Subject: CARE and CC-CBA Burrito Bash with Live and Silent Auctions -
 May 12th

Title:  6th Annual Burrito Bash with Live and Silent Auction to benefit Chatham Animal Rescue and Education and Chatham County Concerned Biker's Association

When: Tuesday, May 12th, 2009     6:00 - 9:00 PM.  Live auction begins at 7:30 PM.  Silent auction closes at 7:15 PM

Where: The General Store Café in downtown Pittsboro (39 West Street, downtown Pittsboro)

Brief Description: - A $15 donation on Tuesday night (or $12 purchased in advance) will provide you a General Store dinner burrito, chips and salsa, and live music provided by The Big Time Party Band.  There is no cost to attend the auctions.  Over 100 silent auction items!  Live auction items include two roundtrip airline tickets, an Outer Banks beach week, an Ocean Isle Beach ocean front condo beach week, metal dog sculpture by Tamera Mulanix, Chatham, Alamance and Seagrove pottery, original painting by DL Taylor and Shannon Bueker, and two tickets to the Daytona Nascar Race on July 4th, Massages, Rounds of Golf at Chapel Ridge, The Preserve and Siler City Country Club, Pampered in Pittsboro Spa packages as well as autographed Carolina Hurricanes sportswear.  

The General Store's full menu and bar will be available for purchases.  

Visit for a list of auction items or to purchase advance, discounted tickets for only $12.  Advance discounted tickets may be purchased in person at McIntyre's Fine Books in Fearrington or The General Store Café in historic downtown Pittsboro.  

Contact Information:  e-mail .  Call 919-542-5757 Karen Sirls  

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