Weekly News
15 April 2019


Dr. Lane S Anderson III

The Anderson Center for Marriage and Family Therapy

A long time member of the Chapel Hill Leads Group, Dr. Lane S Anderson III passed away on April 9, 2019 at the age of 74. A Celebration of Life service,  including military honors, will be conducted at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter on Tuesday,  April 23,  2019 at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, individual contributions should be made to any organization or charity which helps animals or people in need, especially children and their families.


This Week's Meeting

Open Networking Meeting

April 17, 2019 is an Open Networking Meeting at the Chapel Hill Leads Group. Take this opportunity to develop one new relationship. Introduce yourself to someone attending the CHLG for the first time. Expand your CHLG network by connecting with an existing CHLG member for the first time. Make an effort to get to know them and how you can help their business grow.

See you there.

More importantly, Bring plenty of Business Cards and be ready to network!


If you missed last Wednesday's meeting ...

Edward Meyer, Island Media Services,, LLC

Imagination, Inspiration, Passion

Whether you're marketing your business, or need prints for an event or special occasion, Island Media Services, LLC has you covered.

To keep it real, bring workplace situations for group evaluation.

... You were indeed missed.

More importantly, Bring plenty of Business Cards and be ready to network!

Speaker's Schedule for April / May 2019
24 April - Susan Saenger, Spry Fitness
1 May - John Teague Chatham Real Estate Photography
8 May - Speaker Opening
15 May - Open Networking Meeting
22 May - Speaker Opening
29 May - Speaker Opening

Keep It Simple - Attend the Leads meeting at least 50% of the time for 3 consecutive months and have an up to date member business profile in the Member's Directory. Ask Marie Snider to place you on the speakers schedule. Continue to attend at least 50% of the Leads meetings until your presentation. Continue to attend the Leads meeting to strengthen your new referral network.

CHLG Meeting

The Chapel Hill Leads Group regularly scheduled weekly meeting is held every Wednesday morning at Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, 104 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Meeting Dues are $5.00 per week. Place your business card and $1.00 in the Optional Drawing. One card will be selected and that person will receive the week's kitty. For Express Check-In, please arrive with a $5.00, a $1.00, and a business card and we will check you in. We greatly appreciate your bringing correct change. We cannot change large denomination bills ($10, $20, $50, etc.) and cannot accept checks.

EXPO OPPORTUNITIES - Each week arrangements have been made for you to show your products. Two (2) tables are available for this "mini-expo". Do not miss the opportunity to display your products or services so that your fellow Leads members can see what it is you do!

Chapel Hill Leads Group Inclement Weather Procedure

What weather conditions will cancel a CHLG Wednesday meeting?

Any weather conditions causing the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools to cancel or impose a 2 hour opening delay on Wednesday, will cancel the CHLG meeting for that Wednesday. Weather conditions include, but are not limited to, tropical storms and hurricanes, snow, and icy roads.

What is the procedure for when school is not in session?

These represent general guidelines. Under all conditions, if you feel that the weather conditions in your area make travel hazardous, Stay Safe - Stay Home.

Which months are most likely to have inclement weather?

  • Hurricane season is from late August to mid November.
  • Winter months from mid December through March

How do I know if the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City schools are closed or on delayed opening?

  • Visit the Chapel Hill Leads Group website for the current status of the Wednesday meeting.
  • Join Chapel Hill Leads Group on Facebook to receive notices concerning the status of the Wednesday meeting.
  • Visit the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City school website [http://www.chccs.k12.nc.us/] and check the District Alert post on the home page.
  • Visit WRAL Weather, school closing [http://www.wral.com/weather/closings/] and check the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City school status. On this page you can sign up to receive an email from WRAL when there is a change in status to the schools closing status.

Did You Know:

From: Lee Schearer,
To: My Fellow Chapel Hill Leads Group Members


I am sorry to have to report the news which I received over the weekend that one of our long-term members of The Chapel Hill Leads Group, Dr. Lane Anderson A.K.A the "Dr. Phil" between Raleigh and Greensboro. died on Tuesday April 9, 2019.

Dr. "A" retired from the United States Navy with the rank of Captain. He was the owner of The Anderson Center for Marriage and Family Therapy in Greensboro and Mebane for over 25 years and published two best-selling books entitled: “Care Enough To Discipline-Raising Children for the 21st Century” and “Answers To Questions About Life, Livin’, and Lovin’ ” which was a compilation of his monthly “Ask Dr. A” columns featured in Alamance Magazine for over seven years on topics of faith, family, marriage, parenting, life, and love.

For complete obituary see https://www.richandthompson.com/tributes/DrLane-AndersonIII


Lee Schearer

Support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina

Attention CHLG Members - The Chapel Hill Leads Group's goal is to raise 100+ boxes of cereal a month. If everyone brought one box of cereal to two meetings this month, the Chapel Hill Leads Group would easily exceed the 100 boxes of cereal goal.

Chamber News:

Central Carolina Women in Business Social, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Join the Central Carolina Women in Business Monthly social! ... Read the complete story.

Coffee with the President, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Thursday, 18 April 2019

Ccoffee with Aaron Nelson, President/CEO... Read the complete story.

Ribbon Cutting Gates Management and Realty | Interiors by Vickie, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, 18 April 2019

Ribbon Cutting Celebration ... Read the complete story.

Chamber Office Closed for Good Friday, Friday, 19 April 2019

Chamber Office Closed for Good Friday. ... Read the complete story.

Business After Hours presented by Pedego Triangle Electric Bikes, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, 25 April 2019

Join the Chamber for our networking event, Business After Hours. ... Read the complete story.

Networking In Your Neighborhood

There are several other Triangle Area Leads Groups available. These groups meet on different days of the week and at different times of the day. They provide the business person a more focused access to the local market. Try one of these other area leads groups soon.