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    Friday, March 22, 2019
    In August 2018, Partners In Education (PIE), the local education foundation for Craven County Schools, had just held it’s Stuff the Bus campaign in preparation for the school year. PIE received a record amount of school supplies of $35,000, and Craven County Schools was well on its way to start a new school year with lots of school supplies.   Then the unthinkable happened. Just a few short ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    “Kidsville 2.0 Design Day scheduled for Saturday, March 23rd!”New Bern, NC– New Bern Parks & Recreation will be hosting a Kidsville 2.0 Design day at the West New Bern Recreation Center, located at 1225 Pinetree Drive, on Saturday, March 23rd starting at 9am.We invite all kids Preschool through the 5th grade to participate in this hands-on event, with our Playground Designer, to create the new ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Mrs. Ellis was nominated by her peers to serve as Teacher Ambassador for Creekside Elementary.  When you enter her room it is apparent from the start that she utilizes many best practices to ensure her students are learning each day.  Creekside is proud to have Mrs. Ellis as our Teacher Ambassador and to receive the Edward Jones Teacher Recognition presentation.
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Amanda Smith and Erin Miller with Craven Early College won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for $568 for their grant, “Craven the Woods.”  With the funds from this grant, students will design and fashion a nature trail, low ropes course, and an outdoor classroom environment.  These spaces will allow students to become reacquainted with the outdoors, expand knowledge of their native NC flora and fauna, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Smithfield Foods awarded Partners In Education a check for $1,500 on behalf of Kristen McCoy at James W. Smith Elementary to be used towards Agricultural Day.  This check will provide funding for 4th Grade students who rotate through agricultural specific stations throughout “Ag Day,” helping them to understand how the agricultural industry affects the growth and development of North Carolina. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    The Board of Directors of Craven County Partners In Education recently announced the winners of the Spring Cycle PIE Grants. PIE Grants are an expression of faith in and support for teachers who are searching for educational opportunities which make an immediate impact on the lives of students and that have the potential of encouraging long-range growth in educational performance. The school ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    Grantsboro, NC – The Pamlico County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate Pamlico County’s Women in Business with An Evening with the Educated Debutante, Adrian H. Wood, PhD, Thursday, March 21st from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Known for her nationally-recognized blog “Tales of An Educated Debutante”, Wood is an Eastern North Carolina native.  As wife, mother of four, one with special needs, writer, professor, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Monday, March 04, 2019
    STATE OFFICIALS AWARD NEW DISTRICT RATING TO NEW BERN FIRE-RESCUE Class 2 rating should lower insurance premiums  Businesses and homeowners could see a reduction in their property insurance after a recent state inspection and audit of New Bern Fire-Rescue.  The inspection and audit were performed by the NC Department of Insurance, and resulted in a Class 2 rating for our community.  Previously, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    Heritage Homes Tour Celebrates Five Historic NeighborhoodsApril 12 & 13, 2019  NEW BERN, NC, New Bern’s history is a story of remarkable strength and resilience.  We will not let Hurricane Florence rewrite that history!  On April 12 & 13 the New Bern Historical Society invites you to celebrate New Bern’s extraordinary heritage and beauty with an exciting new homes tour featuring some of the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF CRAVEN COUNTYCONTACT:  Deedra Durocher, Volunteer Coordinator – 252-633-9599 (office), 252-670-1907 (cellvolunteerhabitatcraven@gmail.com Habitat Craven County To Host Student Volunteers For Alternative Spring Break WHO March 4-9 – Sacred Heart University (CT) with 15 studentsMarch 11-16 – Lycoming College (PA) with 18 studentsUniversity of Rochester (NY) with 7 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest
    Friday, March 01, 2019
    ABC Sale:  Treasures and Bargains, Antiques and Collectibles The New Bern Historical Society holds its 29th Annual A.B.C. (Attic-Basement-Closet) Yard SaleSaturday, March 9, 8a.m. to 12noon NEW BERN, NC, The New Bern Historical Society’s 29th annual ABC (Attic-Basement-Closet) Indoor Yard Sale is Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 8a.m. until 12noon at the Knights of Columbus Building, 1125 Pinetree ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    Donyell Jones named Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s SE Professional of the Year   Winterville, NC – Today, February 21, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) 2019 SE Leadership Conference held in Daytona, FL, Donyell Jones, Chief Operating Officer for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain, was named 2019 SE Professional of the Year.  Selected from among 2,500 youth development ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    INTERNATIONAL PAPER NEW BERN MILL TO HOST FOUNDATION GRANT WORKSHOP ON MARCH 28NEW BERN, N.C. (02/21/2019) – The International Paper New Bern Mill celebrates 50 years within the community and will award $80,000 in foundation grants in 2019. The mill is hosting a free workshop to review the application process with interested nonprofit organizations and federal entities.  The workshop is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    BSH to Expand Workforce through Craven CC’s Manufacturing Pathway Program   NEW BERN – BSH Home Appliances, one of the world's leading manufacturers of home appliances, is expanding the workforce at its New Bern manufacturing and assembly lines to meet the high demands for its products. Working in collaboration with Craven Community College (Craven CC) and Blue Arbor Staffing (BAS), BSH is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    Adventure Day at New Bern Battlefield Park is  Saturday, March 23, 2019 NEW BERN, NC. The popular Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day for families is Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the New Bern Battlefield Park.  A day full of learning activities, period games and living history, it is held annually at the Park, which has been extensively upgraded by the New Bern Historical Society. This year ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    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
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