Community Cares: Sept. 25

September 24, 2013 

  • Also on Tap

    •  Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools seek volunteers to read with students, teach students who are learning English, teach writing skills and tutor groups. bit.ly/CHCCSvolunteer.

    • The Galloway Ridge Retirement Community will host its first Galloway Ridge 5K walk and run to benefit Alzheimer’s N.C. at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at 3000 Galloway Ridge, Pittsboro. Registration costs $30 at 8 a.m. the day of the race or online at sportoften.com/events/eventDetails.cfm?pEventId=11211%20.

    • Panciuto Restaurant will host the Farm to Fork Benefit Dinner, a Karen Burmese dinner cooked by farmers from the Transplanting Traditions Community Farm, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 110 S. Churton St., Hillsborough. The dinner costs $90 per person. Proceeds will benefit aspiring refugee farmers from Burma. Reservations are required. 919-732-6261.

    • The Efland Ruritan Club Rodeo will start at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, and Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Efland Ruritan Club, 3106 Highway 70 West, Efland. Tickets can be purchased with cash on the days of the rodeo; they cost $12 for adults, $11 with a military ID and $6 for military members in uniform and kids 12 and under. For details, go to eflandruritanclub.com.

    • The Royal Ball, hosted by The Greater Chapel Hill Association of Realtors, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Governors Club, 11000 Club Drive, Chapel Hill. The ball will benefit the Compass Center for Women and Families. The Royal Ball will include coctails, dinner, an auction and live music by The Shakedown Band. Tickets are $100 per person, paid by a check to the Greater Chapel Hill Association of Realtors mailed to the GCHAR office, 104 S. Estes Drive, Suite 102, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 919-356-8217, chapelhillrealtors.com.

Students of the Aveda Institute Chapel Hill will provide free makeup applications, neck and shoulder massages, haircuts and more during Beauty for a Cure from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 200 W. Franklin St. A $10 donation is requested with each service to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Breast Cancer Research Foudnation’s mission is to help prevent and find a cure for breast cancer by funding research. 919-960-4769, extension 3.

Please send announcements about nonprofit fundraisers to chnclerk@newsobserver.com.

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