New Bern and Beyond Podcast for May 21st, 2018

New Bern and Beyond's Podcast
Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Gail Bisbee, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Kathy Morrison, Colleen Roberts, Dobert Owsley, and Wendy Card

Episode 94

Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina.

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Lisa Bisbee-Lentz (Greater Good Gallery), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community! Gail Bisbee and Dobert Owsley joined us as special guests.

Listen to our podcast show here:

If you didn’t know, The Podsquad meets every other Thursday to record the bulk of the podcast. We also do phone interviews throughout the week and insert the recording into the next podcast.

This podcast is brought to you by our friends at the Craven County Veterans Council. They’re a clearing house for veterans information, they support the craven county veterans services office, host special events like the Memorial Day Ceremony and the Veterans Luncheon. Find out more by visiting their website at, call James O. Woods, Jr. at 252-296-6610, or join them the second Monday of every month at 7pm at the VFW Post 2514.

Show notes:

1:46 – Catching up with the Podsquad

2:06 – Interview with Gail Bisbee about Duct Tape Marketing Seminar by Dan Kraus

11:33 – Ceremony to Celebrate Bicycle and Pedestrian Access

16:17 –  Memorial Day Military Appreciation Day

16:31 – Interview with Dobert Owsley, Media Coordinator for the Craven County Veteran’s Council – discusses Remembrance Day and Memorial Day Services

25:58 – Seth Thomas Clock at NC History Center

27:11 – New Bern’s 300th Anniversary

28:46 – Update on City Hall Clock

30:46 – Resource Information Fair

31:06 – Understanding and Managing Chaos with Keynote speakers will be Bob Fuller, Targeted OD and George Oliver and Clayton Cheek with Oliver & Cheek Law Firm

32:00 – Adoption Event featuring dogs from The Guardian Animal Foundation

32:22 – Big Jim Kohler live on The Deck

32:38 – “Footloose on the Neuse” Summer Concert Series: Carolina Soul Band (Motown, Soul)

33:10 – 25th Anniversary Aurora Fossil Festival

33:26 –  Poor Charlies Flea Market & Antiques Sidewalk Sell-abration and participate in old fashioned games

33:51 – Fairlight Moriah Duo live on The Deck

34:03 – Behind The Scenes: Museum Technology

34:27 – Blood Brothers

34:57 – Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening

35:39 – New Bern Community Drum Circle

36:07 – Sign up now for Summer Camp

38:09 – Latest from the New Bern Historical Society

42:51 – Daytrippin’

2018 Freedom Balloon Fest

Strung Together Live at the Olde Beaufort Farmer’s Market

Kayak for the Warriors for their Hope for the Warriors two Fundraising Events

Arts – Artisans Show and Sale

North Carolina Black Bear Festival and Blackberry Extravaganza

2018 Special Olympics NC Summer Games

48:47 – Special thanks to Mike Afflerbach, owner of New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM and 1450AM, for airing our entire podcast show every Wednesday at 8am and 5pm.

49:47 – New Bern Live Facebook Group

51:53 – Find out how to promote your non-profit or business on New Bern Now’s website, magazine, and/or podcast.

Tune into our latest Podcast episodes and radio interviews on ITunes. You can also listen to the show on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station 103.9FM and 1450AM.

We’ll be back on June 4, 2018.

Special thanks to Mike Lentz and Lisa Bisbee-Lentz for letting us record our Podcast in the Isaac Taylor House!

Please let us know if you have any comments, suggestions, or would like to set up an interview and spread the word about a special event or other interesting topic. Send me an email or give me a call at 252-259-6853.

Wendy Card