Day: August 5, 2014

Darin Shamberger named Siler City Postmaster

Darin A. Shamberger was recently promoted as the official Postmaster of Siler City. Shamberger, a postal employee of more than 17 years, replaces David Albertson, who is now Postmaster of Randleman, NC. He is the first African-American Postmaster to se…

Walmart grant extends Chatham Council on Aging’s frozen meals program

The Chatham County Council on Aging is pleased to announce that the Frozen Meals Program has been extended until June 30, 2015 thanks to $35,000 from the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program. The program originally was restarted in 2013 with funds from the Carolina Meadows Retirement Community and the Chatham County Board of Commissioners after seeing the need.

Chatham Council on Aging looks back to its beginnings in 1974

This year the Chatham County Council on Aging is remembering and celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Founded on July 8, 1974, as a private non-profit organization, the Council has assumed a vital role for Chatham County for the past 40 years. While its role has expanded over time, the Council’s fundamental purpose has remained the same: to promote the independence and dignity of older adults and help them remain healthy, secure and involved at home and in the community for as long as possible.

Political affiliation and surveys

Tom Glendenning, you are welcome to send me your survey of non-affiliated voters. But chances are good that the same impulses that lead me to not affiliate with a political party also inform my reluctance to complete a survey. Decades ago I was subjected to a well respected personality inventory. Many of the questions were of the type that asked if I would prefer to be a doctor or a carpenter. The only answer I could imagine to be close to the truth was “no.†That answer was not an option.