Day: May 24, 2013

Determining non-profit funding in the Chatham County budget

Usually the most emotional portion of the county budget discussion every year is the non-profit funding. I’ve watched this process be refined every year for a number of years now and doubt that many people understand the effort that goes into it. I don…

Why ChathamArts is worthy of some county support

My name is Gina Harrison. I’m an arts education advocate here in Chatham County—founding president of the NHS Arts Education Foundation, a board member of ArtsNC, and a volunteer serving on the Board of ChathamArts. I would like to suggest you consider a slightly different question tonight as you deliberate—Does the mission and do the activities of ChathamArts advance YOUR goals and objectives for our county now and could it be more effective in working together in the future?