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    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Last year University PC Care owner, Ashton James, expanded his IT Support business to New Bern after opening his first store in Greenville, NC back in 2006. They are open and fully prepared to serve you with warranted computer and iPhone repairs. They are one of the only Apple Authorized Service Providers east of Raleigh offering authorized warranty repairs for a broad range of Apple devices ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    We are putting forth great effort to receive approximately 750 new, soft, fleece throw blankets for our children enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start in Craven, Carteret, Jones, and Pamlico  County. As the weather becomes cooler, some of our children are not able to bring blankets from home to cover themselves during rest/nap time. About 96% of the children enrolled in our program come from ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    A first year partnership, International Paper funded a grant that provides assistance to Craven County Schools’ educators for hands-on activities in math and science. This grant program, administered by Partners In Education, allows our teachers the opportunity to purchase materials for activities in the classroom without having to spend money out of their own pocket. The winners are Kathy ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Historic Artifacts Transformed into Beautiful Works of Art Society Offers a Piece of New Bern HistoryNEW BERN, NC, November 1, 2017, What do you get when you marry historic artifacts with skilled artists?  You get the beautiful Heritage Collection of jewelry and pottery from New Bern Historical Society. All of the pieces in the Collection incorporate an artifact recovered from an archeological ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Partners In Education was recently awarded $1,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools.  The grants are awarded to art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students.  Pictured are (left to right) Molly Knazek with Twin Rivers Artists Association; Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Partners In ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Harold H. Bate was a philanthropist, investor, and retired lumber executive. Through his generosity, Partners In Education was honored to be selected as a grant recipient for $30,000 to be used for The Bate Foundation Individual School Grant Program for the 2016-17 school year. Craven County Schools principals were encouraged to apply for this grant in the following subject areas: Arts, Music, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Catherine Alligood presents Martha Ann Patterson, Kathleen Brinson, and Martha Ann Patterson the check as the winner of the PIE Gov. Roy Cooper Literacy Grant for their grant, “Our World, Our Village, Our Story.” This grant combines literature from around the world with nonfiction texts, atlases, maps, and globes. Students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast personal experiences ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    The Partners In Education Board of Directors, announced the winners of the 2017-18 PIE Membership Drive. The following check presentations were made at October's EOM Principals' Meeting, with checks made out to the schools for use in their general operating fund.The school with the highest number of participants in the Payroll Deduction, winning $1,000 is: • Havelock High School, Dr. Jeffrey ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    As an honorarium to Gov. Roy Cooper, as the keynote speaker at the 2017 PIE Spring Luncheon, the PIE Board elected to establish a one-time grant in his honor of $3,000. The focus is literacy achievement through direct services to Craven County Schools' students in memory of Gov. Cooper’s mother, who was a school teacher. The winner was announced at the Craven County Schools End-of-Month ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Morgan’s Tavern & Grill Announces Pancakes for PIE to Benefit Partners In Education  Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern?  Join us for Pancakes for PIE at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Publix recently held their Tools for Back to School program benefiting Craven County Schools through Partners In Education.  Over $7,000 was collected from generous Publix shoppers to purchase school supplies. A presentation was made to Ashley Faulkenberry, principal at Trent Park Elementary as a representation of the school supplies that were collected and disbursed to all Craven County Schools ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Sonia MacSay with Brinson Memorial Elementary accepts her check from Partners In Education PIE president, Ervin Patrick, as the winner of the October 18 drawing of $75 for the One-Time Payment for the PIE Membership Drive! For more information on the PIE Membership Drive, visit www.CravenPartners.com or call Darlene Brown at 514-6321.  
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    The City of New Bern announces the hiring of Foster Hughes as Director of Parks and Recreation.  Mr. Hughes will join the City of New Bern on November 6th.  Mr. Hughes was previously employed with the City of Conway, South Carolina as its parks, recreation and tourism director. He has 18 years of experience working in parks and recreation and extensive expertise in budget oversight, park and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    October 24, 2017                                                                                            For Immediate Release  SECU Comprehensive Cancer Center Offering Support Group for Caregivers of Loved Ones With Cancer  NEW BERN, NC – The SECU Comprehensive Cancer Center at CarolinaEast Medical Center is pleased to offer a support group for caregivers of those affected by cancer. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017
    Barbara Walton with J.T. Barber Elementary School accepts her $100 check from PIE board president Ervin Patrick, as the winner of the October 11 drawing for the One-Time Payment for the PIE Membership Drive! Ms. Walton says she is purchasing needed classroom supplies for her students!  For more information on the PIE Membership Drive, visit www.CravenPartners.com or call Darlene Brown at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Oct. 19, 2017  Gospel Jubilators to open ‘Explorations in The ARTS’ series at Craven CC  New Bern, N.C. – The Lifetime Learning Center announces this year’s line-up for Explorations in The ARTS 2017-18.  This series of three performances brings diverse musical and dance traditions to Orringer Auditorium on the New Bern Campus of Craven Community College.  The series ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 03, 2017
    {{See below}} Per the previous press release, we'd like to share the following: Press Contact:                     Millissa True, On-Site Consultant, SBS Forward, LLC                                              New Bern Grand Marina Yacht Club                                              (252) 633-6070                                              ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Coastal Women's Forum (CWF) provides women of all ages, professions and stages of life with a wealth of options for personal and professional growth. We offer opportunities for networking, education and support twice-monthly through relevant programs and presentations. The collective knowledge, experience and expertise of our membership represents a valuable resource for individual CWF members, as ...read more
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