Garry Sronce and his mentee, Shymein move around a lot! Just check out the ol’ log book. 47 miles hiking and an impressive 83 miles biking various trails. That’s 130 miles in 4 years. 83 miles is tough on one’s bike. Recently Garry and Shyein visited The ReCYCLEry NC in Carrboro. Dave, a ReCYCLEry volunteer, … Continue Reading
Shirille Lee, the Student Support Specialist for Youth FIRST for Chatham Communities In Schools, joined the CIS team as a staff member in 1998. But long before that, she was a volunteer mentor and board member. Her full-time service to CIS has included being the Governor’s One-on-One mentoring coordinator and Volunteer and Youth Services coordinator. … Continue Reading
See and read about what’s been happening and what’s on the horizon for 2018! https://cischatham.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/CISnews_winter17-med.pdf
CIS CC had a wonderful Youth Garden workday on Sunday, June 4th, installing plumbing for the cistern that will help us harvest rainwater off of the roof of an adjoining bulding. Participating members of the Chatham Community Church included Rick McDonald, Jim Bridgeman, Rachel and John Carpenter, Gary Plontak, and Brian Spiller. CIS board member … Continue Reading
Triangle Community Foundation, United Way of Chatham County and Chatham County Government announce the winner of their second grant focused on a collaborative approach to a major challenge in Chatham County. This year the grant focused on collaborative approaches to family stability. The winning project, Learning Institute/Instituto de Aprendizaje, involves two nonprofits, Communities in Schools … Continue Reading
Over 60 local businesses, families, and individuals have sponsored our April 23 Celebration of Educators fundraiser! Their continued support and generous donations have helped us exceed our sponsorship goals for this year’s special event. We couldn’t do it without our sponsors! Valedictorian & Salutatorian Sponsors Absolute Construction & Development, LLC Angelina’s Kitchen CRA, Associates Edward Jones, … Continue Reading
On Wednesday March 1 CIS CC held its second session of Cooking Matters for Teens at Chatham Middle School in Siler City. Cooking Matters for Teens teaches teens how to make healthy food choices, meals and snacks for themselves, their families and friends. Participants learn to shop smarter and to use nutrition information to make healthier … Continue Reading
On February 13 CIS CC launched its first session of the Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 (SFP 10-14) at Chatham Middle School in Siler City. SFP 10-14 was originally developed as part of Project Family at the Center for Family Research at Iowa State University. SFP 10-14 is a seven-session program … Continue Reading
Did you know that CIS CC was featured twice in the Chatham News & Record’s January 12th edition? Check out the articles here! Both were written by reporter Casey Mann and republished with her permission.
January is National Mentoring Month! Interested in becoming a lunch buddy or mentor? Communities In Schools of Chatham County will host a volunteer orientation/training on Saturday, January 21, 2017, 9:00am – 12:00pm at the CIS CC Office 208 North Chatham Ave., Siler City. Contact Shirille Lee at email@example.com or (919)663-0116 to learn more or reserve your spot!