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  • Fearrington Cares is preparing to begin an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group. Any individuals interested in participating in a weekly group here in Fearrington should call the Center (919-542-6877, no name required) so we can determine our next steps. It is our policy that none of our support groups record attendee’s names.
  • Potential Support Group Forming—LGBTQ Allies. There are many issues facing the LGBTQ community, especially right here in North Carolina. If a number of individuals are interested, Fearrington Cares will provide a regular opportunity to meet. For more information, email Vicky or Rhoda.
  • Volunteers Always Needed and Welcome! Fearrington Cares can always use more volunteer drivers, handy people, computer jocks, and Fearrington Friends. If you have any interest in or questions about volunteering, please call the Center (919-542-6877).
  • REMEMBER THAT FLU SHOT: Flu season is in full swing and it’s not too late to get a flu shot; many local options are available, including pharmacies and grocery stores. If you or someone you know is homebound due to medical or physical disabilities and would like to receive the vaccine, please contact Bonnie Dukeman, RN, at the Chatham County Public Health Department (919-742-5641).
  • Fearrington Cares volunteers will be delivering dinner once a month to resident family caregivers and their partners in February, March, and April. Please call the Center (919-542-6877) to be added to the roster of “All-Star Caregivers” living in Fearrington.
  • Movement Classes

 
    • MONDAYS — Chair Yoga Mondays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come welcome Tim Keim (one of our two newest movement instructors). Tim is a Pittsboro resident and an IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist & Ayurvedic Health Counselor with 25 years of experience, See his personal profile.
 
    • TUESDAYS — Qi Gong: Easy Movements to Reduce Stress and Increase Vitality with Patrick Marron (one of our two newest movement instructors) Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. until February 12th during the six-week pilot. Note that beginning on February 19ththis class schedule then changes to 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  View this short introduction.
  • Education Program Myths About Grief, 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 at The Gathering Place. Program presented by Cheryl Pharr, frequent speaker and consultant on death loss with over 20 years experience. See the program details here.
  • Especially during the winter season, Duke Energy (soon to be Dominion Energy) encourages everyone to have a plan should another severe storm cause extended power outages. You can sign up for outage alerts by texting REG to 57801 or enroll online.
  • New Volunteer Driver Orientation, 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. March 06, 2019 at the Fearrington Cares Center. On occasion, one of your neighbors will find themselves in need of a ride, most often to a medical appointment. Please join our Volunteer Drivers who can help make this happen. You will be scheduled as a team member for only two weeks in the year and collaborate with the team to provide the pre-arranged rides. If you are available, please come to the Center for this 30-minute orientation; otherwise, please drop in and complete a volunteer form to join our fabulous team of drivers.

If you live in Fearrington Village and need a helping hand, Fearrington Cares is a network of volunteers, friends, and neighbors who are here to help at no cost to you!

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