The members of Partners Against Crime, District 3 (PAC3) welcome you and your neighborhood to our organization.
We are much more than our name implies—we also strive to educate and provide our neighborhoods with tools necessary to continue building a strong community.
Our monthly meetings highlight the many different City/County resources and non-profit organizations that make Durham a wonderful place to live.
PAC3 meets on the on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Community & Family Life Recreation Center at Lyon Park, 1313 Halley Street, Durham 27707. Meetings are open to citizens living or working in District 3. We look forward to meeting you!
The next PAC3 meeting is Saturday, July 8 at 10 a.m. at the Community & Family Life Recreation Center at Lyon Park, 1309 Halley Street, Durham 27707.
The PAC3 NNO Neighborhood Giveaway will be held at the July Meeting. Don't forget to register your Neighborhood for the August 1st National Night Out (NNO) with the City of Durham by July 7th.*
*Neighborhood must be registered with the City of Durham NNO as of July 7 and have a representative at the July PAC meeting to win.
2017 Lynwood Best Award Recipient Ethel Simonetti, pictured here with Captain David Addison.
Ethel Simonetti has been a neighborhood activist in Southwest Central Durham for 30 years—organizing and serving neighborhood causes with dependability and resourcefulness. An active volunteer, Ethel has nurtured such Durham initiatives as Partners Against Crime, The Religious Coalition for A Non-Violent Durham, Women-in-Action’s Dispute Resolution Center, and The Pauli Murray Project. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Georgia and received Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees from Duke University, magna cum laude.
As co-owner of The Tuba Exchange (with musician, entrepreneur, and husband Vincent Simonetti), Ethel served for 20 years as CFO and office manager. She earlier worked in state, county, and ecclesiastical bureaucracies as an employment technician, teacher, social worker, and ordained pastor.
Now retired, Ethel Simonetti remains an energetic, inquisitive, generalist who currently enjoys dance classes; public school tutoring; advocacy for a living wage; and contributing to philanthropies that promote diversity, creativity, and access to artistic disciplines.
Our congratulations to Ethel and all our past recipients!
PAC 3 2017-18
Congratulations to new and returning officers leading PAC 3 for the year 2017-18!
. . . and "Thank You" to outgoing officers
To join the free Yahoo PAC3 Listserv:
The Yahoo PAC3 listserv provides daily e-mail communication from law enforcement, City departments, PAC3 moderators, and other PAC3 members. Breaking news about crime and crime prevention is shared in these e-mail messages. PAC3 meeting reminders, meeting minutes, and a monthly newsletter published by Durham Neighborhood Improvement Services are also posted on the listserv.
Click on the link or go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pac3
- Click on the "+ Join Group" Box. You will be directed to a Yahoo sign-on page. If you do not already have a Yahoo username and password, click on "Create New Account."
- Members joining the PAC3 listserv agree to adhere to the
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