Social Buzz, Aug 8-11


Remember to check the SocialSanford Facebook page during the week for events or updates that weren’t submitted in time for the Social Buzz. Specifically, use the hashtags #socialsanfordjobs and #socialsanfordgiveaways on Facebook for job/giveaway updates.

Here’s this week’s activity list:

Sanford/Lee County events & activities for the week:

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  • Sanford Jobseekers at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Dr, Sanford NC
    What: Whether you are a jobseeker or trying to help and support job seekers. Join a group of like-minded job seekers who want to support one another during transition. Everyone is welcome. Call 919-776-6137 for more information.
  • Library Chess Club at Lee County Library, 107 Hawkins Ave, Sanford NC
    When: 6:30-8:30p
    What: The Library Chess Club meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Players 10 and up are welcome. For more information, call Debbie at 919-718-4665 ext 5490.


  • Backpack Drive at Chick-Fil-A, 3224 NC Hwy 87 S, Sanford NC
    all day
    What: Tell your cashier that you are supporting Boys & Girls Club. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the club to purchase backpacks and school supplies. The drive will run through Saturday.
  • Hike For Your Health at Raven Rock State Park, 3009 Raven Rock Rd, Lillington
    What: Call park office at 910-893-4888 for additional information.
  • German Kaffeeklatsch Club Meeting at Cafe Vesuvio, 1945 S Horner Blvd, Sanford NC
    When: 5:30-7:30p
    What: The club is an opportunity to speak German in a social group setting and meets every 2nd Thursday of the month. For more information, contact Tamara Lewis via email.
  • Skywatching at Jordan Lake, 2582 Beaver Creek Rd, Apex NC
    What: Watch the Perseid Meteor shower at the Ebenezer Church Recreation Area. Parking is limited.

Events submitted after Sunday night will be added to the SocialSanford Events Calendar and/or SocialSanford’s Facebook Events.