• News

    Results Found: 14
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    The Green Book Comes to Lunch & LearnHistorical Society Presents Angela Thorpe, Acting Director of NC African American Heritage CommissionNEW BERN, NC, You might think of The Green Book as a recent Golden Globe winning movie that features local actor Von Lewis as Bobby Rydell.  But the movie takes its title from a directory that many African Americans used in Jim Crow era America.  Angela Thorpe, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Contributes $362,700,000 to North Carolina’s EconomyNew Bern, NC, January 7, 2019 – Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) contributes $362 million annually to Eastern North Carolina’s local economy, supports 2,125 jobs, and provides approximately $12 million in state and local taxes, based on a report released Monday by the NC Department of Transportation’s ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Community, Press Release
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    The Story of Ghent Encore January 29  Second John Leys Presentation at the NC History Center  NEW BERN, NC, So many folks wanted to hear John Leys The Story of Ghent that the Historical Society event sold out back in December! Don’t worry, though, John has been prevailed upon to give an encore of this popular presentation on Tuesday, January 29th at 6pm at the North Carolina History Center in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    Ashley DeCamp, science teacher at New Bern High recognizes that her students benefit from a cross curriculum of STEM experiences.  She applied for a Super Science Grant, administered by PIE for an authentic kinesthetic science experience for her students through the design, execution, and implementation of designing and printing (on a 3-D printer) a cookie cutter.  The students will learn ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    Acting Director of NC African American Heritage Commission to SpeakHistorical Society’s Lunch & Learn Introduces Angela Thorpe to New Bern  NEW BERN, NC, On February 13, the New Bern Historical Society’s Lunch & Learn will present Angela Thorpe the Acting Director of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission.  The Lunch & Learn featuring Ms. Thorpe’s presentation will start at 11:30 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    Craven County Partners In Education  Announces Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund Grant Award Craven County, North Carolina – Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund recently awarded Partners In Education $9,750 to be used for the Bridging the Gap from STEM to STREAM at Bridgeton Elementary.  The $9,750 awarded this year will add STREAM to the current STEM Lab project and to include grades K-2. STREAM in action takes ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, January 04, 2019
    Historical Society Now Accepting Marks Scholar ApplicationsDeadline March 29, 2019  NEW BERN, N.C. The New Bern Historical Society is currently accepting applications for its Harriet Marks Scholarship.  The Marks Scholarship was established by a trust estate created in 1968 under the terms of the will of Miss Harriet Marks as a memorial to the O. Marks family (for which the downtown building is ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 21, 2018
    Jodie Elbing, band director at Grover C. Fields Middle School recently won a Bate Foundation Individual School Grant, administered through PIE, for $4,452 for her grant to purchase band equipment for her students.  Ms. Elbing explains that providing quality equipment for her students is a challenge.  Using instruments that do not work properly is not conducive to encouraging her students to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, December 21, 2018
    As an honorarium to Dr. Cecil Staton, Chancellor at East Carolina University, as the keynote speaker at the 2018 PIE Spring Luncheon, the PIE Board elected to establish a one-time grant in his honor. The focus is STEM education through direct services to Craven County Schools' students. The winner, receiving $2,550, is the grant writing team at J.T. Barber Elementary with Principal Erica Phillips, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    INTERNATIONAL PAPER NEW BERN MILL AWARDS OVER $80,000 IN FOUNDATION GRANTS AND SPONSORSHIPS TO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONSNEW BERN, N.C. 12/17/2018 – The International Paper New Bern Mill awarded over $80,000 in sponsorships and International Paper Foundation grants to 27 local organizations, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to education, hunger, health & wellness, disaster relief and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    UNION BANK gives $25K to help five North Carolina Salvation Army LocationsGift will make season brighter for neighbors impacted by Hurricane FlorenceNew Bern, N.C. (November 29, 2018)—A gift of $25,000 from Greenville, NC based Union Bank, to The Salvation Army will provide much needed help and new hope this Christmas season to hundreds of families and individuals in Eastern North Carolina who ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    In order to advance and support programs for science in Craven County Schools, Dr. Meghan Doyle, Craven County Schools Superintendent, offered a grant to all Craven County Schools high school and middle school science teachers.  The focus of the Super Science Grant is to increase science achievement through direct services to the students.   The winner was announced at the Craven County Schools ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    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 of $250 each were awarded to four art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students.  The principals accepted the checks on behalf of their teachers at the December Principals' Meeting (left to right) ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    The Michael and Annie McCoy family established the Aspire to Inspire Grant in honor of their daughter Addison in the amount of $500. The focus is math and science projects at the first grade level in Craven County Schools. The winning grant writing team, from Havelock Elementary are Dr. Kathy Barber, principal with Janice Wickman, Bonnie Gahagen, and Melody Connor.  Pictured at the check ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
  •  

    For more information or to contact the chamber office please click here.

  • News Releases