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News and Events Around the County

RELAY for LIFE of PITTSBORO
Relay For Life of Pittsboro will be held May 14, from 3 to 9:30 p.m. at the Central Carolina Community College, Pittsboro Campus. This event is the premier fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and the funds raised go toward patient services. The entire community is invited to come and celebrate, remember, and fight back with us! It’s also a fun time!
CUSTODY  WORKSHOP  SCHEDULED
Legal Aid of N.C. will present a Do It Yourself Custody Workshop on Tuesday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m. The Do It Yourself Divorce Work Shop will be held Thursday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. Both workshops are for persons needing general information only. They will be held at 959 East Street, Pittsboro. Attendance for both is free, but you must call 919-542-0475 to reserve a space.
NORTHERN MOORE POTTERY BENEFIT
Don’t Miss the 5thAnnual “Behind the Scenes Pottery Crawl” benefiting the Programs of Northern Moore Family Resource Center. On Saturday, May 14, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., you’ll enjoy the event, benefiting the programs of the (NMFRC), which is a nonprofit organization established in 1996 to serve children and families in northern Moore County. Tickets may be reserved for pick-up on the day of the event by visiting NMFRC’s website at www.nmfrc.com, or by phoning NMFRC at (910) 948-4324.
C.C.C.C. HEALTH CARE CAREER FAIR  
The C.C.C.C.’s inaugural Healthcare Career Fair will be held on May 3, from 2 to 8 p.m., at the gymnasium on the CCCC Lee Campus in Sanford. It allows employment recruiters to meet face-to-face with job seekers, but also offers free career seminars and information about pursuing work in the healthcare industry. All seminars are free and open to the public, though seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free booths are still available for healthcare employers interested in recruiting or meeting with qualified workers by contacting Peluso at 919-777-7725 or mpeluso@cccc.edu.
COUNCIL on AGING  EXERCISE  PROGRAM
The Council on Aging has a new Arthritis Exercise Programs available around the county including a Bear Creek class at Tyson’s Creek Baptist Church already up and going on Tuesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m.; a Pittsboro Senior Center class on Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 2 at 2 p.m, and a Siler City Senior Center class on Mondays and Wednesdays starting May 4 at 1:30 p.m. All classes last one hour and continue for 8 weeks. For more information or to register, contact Allison Andrews at (919) 542-4512 or Julie Auler at (919) 742-3975.
HORTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASS’N.
Horton High School Alumni Association will meet Saturday, May 14, at 10 a.m. at Horton Middle School, Suite 813, Pittsboro, N.C.
HHSAA  Scholarship Application online at ‘hortonhighalumni.com’.  Deadline for applications is June 1.
BOOMER,  SENIOR and CAREGIVER EXPO SET
The fifth annual Randolph County Boomer, Senior & Caregiver Expo is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, at Randolph Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Expo will be free and open to the public.
The Lions Club Vision Van will be on-site to perform vision screenings and collect eye glasses.
RANDOLPH HOSPITAL LUNG SCREENING PROGRAM
There will be a  Lung Screening Program discussion held on Tuesday, May 17, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Private Dining Room at Randolph Hospital. Learn about a new lung screening program and how it might detect lung cancer earlier. This free event is open to the community.