Pick Your Own Adventure

Fresh air and fresh fruit is arguably one of the best combinations of summer. This season, many of our household traditions have been altered. One of which will not be compromised is berry picking! Chatham County and its surrounding communities are home to a plethora of pick-your-own berry patches and farms, supplying you with a dose of sunshine, a dose of fun and the major ingredient for your next homemade cobbler. 

Armed with a bucket and a supply of sunscreen, head out to the open fields for an afternoon escape. Find the taste of summer in your backyard!

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A Community Connected

The streets of Chatham County look a bit different these days. As its residents are practicing safe social distancing, community events have become scarce. Temperatures are on the rise and the want to get outdoors is becoming that much greater. Local businesses are making it possible to connect with your neighbors, just in ways you may not have expected! Shop local and stay connected!

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Home Sweat Home

It may be awhile before gyms begin to open their doors for your weekly fitness classes, a significant stress reliever for those avid gym goers. How many times have you walked around your neighborhood or paced the rooms of the house? Integrating creativity into any workout routine is essential to warding off boredom and repetition. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many fitness organizations are opening their virtual “doors” to a variety of workout sessions, some that you may have been hesitant to attempt in real life.

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A Game Night Remix

The essence of creativity has become more important now than ever in keeping the days occupied and minds sufficiently stimulated. Although webinars, phone calls and streaming platforms will never quite compare to the genuinity of in-person interactions, they will suffice for now. When all the movies have been watched, all the books on the shelf have been perused and all of the blocks in the neighborhood have been walked time and time again, what comes next? Luckily, there is no shortage of free entertainment at your fingertips. Game night is back and, just maybe, better than ever.

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IndyCare – Health at Home

Hillsborough-based urgent care and walk-in clinic, IndyCare, is providing community access to in-person visits, scheduled preventative health check-ups and telehealth appointments. In the midst of all the uncertainty we are facing, be certain that your health is made a priority. Video visits, COVID-19 rapid testing and medication delivery are available to keep you well, even at home. On the frontlines, the team at IndyCare is dedicated to your needs, seven days a week. Book your appointment today!
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Run the Race from Home

The cancellation of events across the globe as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has left an undeniable impact on the organizations relying on funds raised from those activities. That said, the essence of creativity has transcended borders as communities team up to give back any way that they can. From the comfort of your own neighborhood and home, you can make a difference in North Carolina. Virtual races are popping up in cities and towns in order to support those organizations still doing the work they set out to do. Grab your running shoes, your registration packet and hit the open road! 

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Bringing Easter Home

Strolling through the aisles of the grocery stores, shelves are still packed with colorful candies, plastic eggs and baskets waiting to be filled with chocolatey treats. This year, Easter will have a new meaning for many and that will mean new traditions to be made. Instead of the annual Easter egg hunt, take your own spin on making the day a special one.
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Virtually Thriving

The new reality that many of us are facing today includes finding new ways to adapt to living our social and professional lives from home. For the time being, we can make the most of the situation by immersing ourselves in the various educational and entertainment resources available at our fingertips. Fortunately, many of these resources are now free for the public to access and enjoy while practicing safe social distancing.

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Only a Day Away

Spring break is on the horizon. For many of you, that means seconds, hours and days of school being out and the calendar remaining relatively empty. Vacation does not have to be an extensive financial endeavor, as North Carolina is home to many day trips for all adventurer palates.

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Opportunity Chatham

When opportunity knocks, how do you typically respond? Ideally, the response would be in the form of action, but sometimes, procrastination gets in the way. The Chatham County Economic Development Corporation is a leader in economic development for our community. They are taking action and making a difference. You are invited to join their team and learn about their mission at their annual meeting, Opportunity Chatham.

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