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    Tuesday, November 20, 2018
    Craven Community College to Hold STEM Saturday at New Bern-Craven County Library Craven Community College will host STEM Saturday for students in grades K-12 at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 1. This first-time event invites families to participate in interactive activities as they explore, create and learn about the exciting opportunities that ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Tryon Palace in Gingerbread Arrives at Bella’s CaféGingerbread House Contest Expands with Auction, People’s Choice, Heritage Award  NEW BERN, NC, Amazing! Fabulous!, and just plain WOW!  That is the reaction from people when they see the Tryon Palace that is in the window of Bella’s Café & Catering at 323 Middle Street.  The detail, the artistry, AND it is made of gingerbread! Created by Mary ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kevin Page partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card to Veronica Campos-Hallstrom, art teacher at Trent Park Elementary.  Ashley Faulkenberry, principal at Trent Park Elementary says Ms. Campos-Hallstrom is a dedicated educator and colleague.  One parent stated, “She not only cares about art, she cares deeply for ALL of our kids.  Ms. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Annual Giving Tuesday at the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC - Nov 27th   The Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC has some generous business and private donors who will TRIPLE donors' donations to the Food Bank on #GivingTuesday, Tuesday, November 27, 2018.  So a $10 donation becomes a $30 donation, which means 150 meals for local families  experiencing food-insecurity in eastern North ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    The public is invited to attend a special webinar at City Hall, 300 Pollock Street, on Tuesday, November 20 at 10am in the 2nd floor courtroom.  The webinar will feature a presentation on innovative flood mitigation solutions, particularly in the wake of hurricane Florence.  The webinar will air live on City 3 TV and the City’s Facebook page.  It will also be recorded and posted to the City’s ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    Beary Merry Christmas Goes Big for 2018CRAVEN COUNTY, NC – Beary Merry Christmas (BMC) is happy to announce the schedule of events for the 2018 season. Beary Merry Christmas is brought to you in partnership with Riverside Auto Group and Bojangles’ during its seventh year of delivering Christmas cheer to the New Bern and surrounding communities over the holiday season.BMC will kick off festivities ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 15, 2018
    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 Erica Phillips, principal at J.T. Barber Elementary as a representation of the school supplies that were collected and disbursed to all Craven County Schools ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    Come in November 12 through December 21 to Baxter Eye Care at 3000 Trent Road. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to the Salvation Army and get 50% off a frame that same day!
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Friday, November 09, 2018
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    Friday, November 09, 2018
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    Thursday, November 08, 2018
    Roger Bell New Tech Academy, a New Tech Network school, received a $4,565 donation from the employees at NTN, with a matching portion from the organization, with coordinated giving through Partners In Education. These funds will be used by RBA principal Michelle Lee (Craven County Principal of the Year, 2018-19) to assist with the recovery from Hurricane Florence for her school and her students. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 06, 2018
    RESUMPTION OF FEES SUSPENDED DURING HURRICANE FLORENCE  The City of New Bern will resume certain utility fees that were suspended during hurricane Florence.  Due to the storm’s widespread impact across our area, the Board of Aldermen unanimously agreed in September to temporarily suspend late fees, delinquencies and shutoffs for nonpayment.  The Board also agreed to waive new deposits for current ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
    Monday, November 05, 2018
    The News Channel 12 Share Your Christmas Food & Fund Drive to benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina will be held the week of December 3rd during 5 Days, 5 Sites, in 5 Counties!   In the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, our neighbors experiencing food-insecurity need our community-wide support, and the Food Bank is working every business day to distribute millions ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Partners In Education Membership Drive Winners   The drawings for those participating in the PIE Membership Drive were presented their checks!   Lindsey Cornwell, Havelock High and Laura Lambert, Arthur W. Edwards Elementary were presented checks by Deborah Langhans, Chief Academic Officer for Craven County Schools.  Pictured left to right are Laura Lambert, Lindsey Cornwell, and Deborah ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Did you stop by the Keller Williams Realty-New Bern Mumfest booth and purchase a raffle ticket for the bike giveaway? If so, you are part of the partnership to fund Hurricane Florence Relief for the PIE school supply drive in the amount of $352! Pictured are (l-r) Brad Pino, CEO/Team Leader at Keller Williams New Bern presenting the check to Don Brinkley, PIE president.  For more information on ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Food Bank CENC - Greenville-New Bern NEWS YOU CAN USE - November 2018  Hurricane Recovery Efforts Continue . . .  In the wake of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC continues to respond to immediate needs of families, children, seniors, and veterans.  People are still displaced throughout the Food Bank’s 34 county service area, and numerous communities are still ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, October 26, 2018
    CITY OF NEW BERN ANNOUNCES STORM DEBRIS COLLECTION DEADLINE The City of New Bern has announced a final pass for hurricane Florence debris pickup.  All vegetative and construction demolition debris must be placed curbside before Monday, November 5, 2018.  Contractor crews will start on the 5th and spend several days completing this final pass.  During a work session Tuesday, the Board of Aldermen ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Singer James Taylor Million Meals Challenge  The James Taylor #MillionMealsChallenge will benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC right here in our local communities where the Food Bank is working with partner agency food pantries to distribute millions of pounds of food in communities where households are struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.  In towns like New Bern, Kinston, ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    When Mike Bass, Edward Jones Financial Advisor realized how devastated Craven County Schools were by Hurricane Florence, he decided that instead of recognizing one teacher for the month of October at Tucker Creek Middle, he would recognize all certified teachers, plus principal Claudia Casey with a $35 Visa gift card for them to spend on their classrooms for a total of $1,085!  Mr. Bass has gone ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Craven County Partners In Education Announces Book Drive  Partners In Education and Craven County Schools, Craven Smart Start and Newspapers In Education, are providing an opportunity for our community to donate books for Craven County Schools’ media centers and classrooms. The Book Drive will take place November 5-9, 2018.  The drop-off locations are:  the Sun Journal at 3200 Wellons Blvd., ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Thursday, August 09, 2018
    Morgan’s Tavern & Grill Flips Out Over 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 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, March 12, 2018
    This year, Coastal Women's Forum (CWF) celebrates 30 years of providing 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 ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
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