CCL presents ‘Women of Chatham’ conversations

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PITTSBORO — The Chatham Community Library continues its series of quarterly discussions highlighting women changemakers in Chatham County on Sept. 17. The series will address areas of interest to county residents, viewed from the perspective of women engaged in both traditional and non-traditional careers including agriculture, entrepreneurship, education, the arts, public safety and social activism.

Celebrating Women of Chatham series will take place virtually from 1 to 2:30 p.m. that Saturday.

Third in the series is a panel featuring Chatham County women in public safety including Chief Deputy Tracy Kelly, Chatham County Sheriff’s Office; Maj. Tammy Kirkman, Chatham County Sheriff’s Office; District Court Judge Sherri Murrell (District 15B); Assistant District Attorney Kayley Taber; and Renita Foxx, Chatham County Courts program director

Pittsboro Mayor Cindy Perry will moderate the panel. Panelists will discuss the challenges and rewards of working in public safety in Chatham County among other aspects.

This virtual event is free and open to the public and will be presented via Zoom. Participants should register online to receive the meeting link. Residents may visit the libraries’ website, www.chathamlibraries.org, or contact the Library at 919-545-8084 or rita.vanduinen@chathamlibraries.org for more information.

The Celebrating Women of Chatham series was created in response to the library’s March 2021 virtual forum celebrating Women’s History Month: “Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: A Woman’s Perspective of Chatham County.” A recording of this program and those in this series are available on the library’s YouTube channel.

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