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    Friday, May 24, 2019
    Craven County Veteran’s CouncilPublic Service Announcement    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACTMay 15, 2019                                                       Dobert Owsley, Media EditorNewsprint/Radio/TV Interviews Welcome           Craven County Veteran’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, Chamber, Education, Political
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CarolinaEast’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    Jonathan Ipock, District Manager with Wells Fargo and Mike McCoy, Wells Fargo at Work Program Manager presented a check in the amount of $7,500 to Partners In Education for projects in the classroom in Craven County Schools, such as the Wells Fargo Tech Grant ($3,000), Ag Day at James W. Smith Elementary ($2,500), and PIE Grants ($2,000).  Pictured (l-r) are Mr. McCoy and Mr. Ipock and accepting ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OFFERS PHOTO EXHIBIT ON WHAT “HOME” MEANS  (NEW BERN, NC)—“Everyone, all of us, every last person on God’s earth – deserves decent shelter. It speaks to the most basic of human needs, our home, from which all of us either blossom or wither.”  This was one of the driving concepts when Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity in 1976.   A photography exhibit will ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 16, 2019
    CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience AwardTM  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.  This distinction recognizes CarolinaEast Medical Center as being among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading online ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    New Bern Rotary Funds African Children’s ClinicThe Rotary Foundation, Rotary Clubs in New Bern and Arts to End Genocide (ATEG) recently completed a new clinic for children in Bamako, Mali, Africa. To expand the services of the new Rotary “City of Children” facility, The Rotary Club of New Bern presented an additional gift of $1500 to train needed health care workers. The clinic has been treating ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Lorene Jackson Receives National Award at Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference  Winterville, NC –Lorene Jackson, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Chief Development Officer was awarded the 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Masters & Mentors Award at the BGCA 2019 National Conference held in Houston, Texas. The Masters and Mentors Award is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Craven County Partners In Education Announces Annual Spring LuncheonSOLD OUT!  More than 400 educators, business leaders, community members, and elected officials will fill the Havelock Tourist and Event Center on Tuesday, June 19, 2019, for the SOLD OUT Partners In Education Spring Luncheon.  This annual event supports and recognizes teachers who won PIE Grants during the 2018-19 school year.  ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    LOCAL AGENCIES TO CONDUCT MOCK CRASH EVENT AT NEW BERN HIGH SCHOOL  The City of New Bern, Craven County Schools, and CarolinaEast Medical Center have partnered together in an important lesson for teen drivers – don’t drink and drive.  The agencies have spent months planning a mock drunk driving crash that will occur at New Bern High School.   On Thursday, May 9th at 9:15am, emergency responders ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    SWISS BEAR & THE CITY OF NEW BERN RECEIVE DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT FOR FLOOD RESILIENCY PLANNING  Duke Energy awarded a $5,000 grant to Swiss Bear, Inc. and the City of New Bern to be used for flood resiliency planning. This brings the total amount of grant funding for the planning phase to $30,,000.  The City received a $10,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    From Pleasure Craft to War Craft: 65 Years of Barbour Boats, Lindy Cummings at Historical Society Lunch & Learn  NEW BERN, NC, Join the New Bern Historical Society and Tryon Palace’s Research Historian Lindy Cummings for Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, June 12 at 11:30am at the Chelsea Restaurant as she shares the remarkable story of New Bern’s Barbour Boats.  From a modest background in Swansboro, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Chad Sittig qualifies for third consecutive Chairman’s Circle Award Local State Farm agent Chad Sittig was named a qualifier of the company’s 2018 Chairman’s Circle Award for his agency at 2855 Trent Rd, New Bern. Out of the nearly 19,000 State Farm agents, only a select few agents receive the national company honor each year recognizing their exceptional commitment to their customers. This is his ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Board Member Receives National Award                                                                            Winterville, NC –Today, May 2, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) 2019 National Conference held in Houston, Texas, Steve Stephenson, III was named 2019 BGCA National Board Member of the Year. Stephenson received the "League of Eagles ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, May 06, 2019
    New Bern Battlefield Park Earns Preservation North Carolina’s Gertrude S. Carraway AwardNEW BERN, NC, The New Bern Historical Society was pleased to learn that their New Bern Battlefield Park has been singled out by Preservation North Carolina to receive a Gertrude S. Carraway Award.   The Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit are named in honor of the late Dr. Gertrude S. Carraway, a noted New ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, May 02, 2019
    CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award® America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies CarolinaEast Medical Center has been ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 30, 2019CONTACT:Kathy AlexanderMarketing Directorkathyalexander@seacoastrealty.com910-202-3652  Coldwell Banker Willis-Smith Latest to Join Coldwell Banker Advantage Family of Companies  Coldwell Banker Willis-Smith of New Bern is merging with the Coldwell Banker Advantage network, forming a powerful new alliance in real estate. The strategic move ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Purple Heart Homes and Habitat for Humanity Craven County, NC Join Together to Renovate Service Connected Disabled Veterans’ HomesPartnership focused on providing important renovations to ensure the North Carolina Veterans’ ability to age in place in the safety and comfort of their own homes  April 30, 2019, Statesville, North Carolina. Purple Heart Homes (PHH) (www.phhusa.org) is pleased to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    New Bern Included in 21st Annual Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route   Wit Tuttell, the Executive Director of Visit NC, announced the 2019 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route in a pre-recorded video released at the Cycle North Carolina Route Announcement Party, held at Tobacco Road Sports Café & Brewery in downtown Raleigh on January 30.    To view the video of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
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