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Living in New Bern and Beyond – Episode 172

New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 172
Wendy Card, Kathy Morrison, Colleen Roberts, Pat Drake, and Reeshema Walker

We’re connecting you with the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas!

The Podsquad: Pat Drake, Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern) and I talked about all kinds of things related to living in the greater New Bern area. We were joined by special guest, Reeshema Walker.

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Show notes:

00:47 – Trivia Contest Question

1:46 – Harlem Globetrotters born in New Bern

3:55 – Catching up with the Podsquad

4:58 – Grilling tips

6:56 – West New Bern Recreation Center

7:30 – Resiliency Public Meeting

9:59 – Board of Aldermen Retreat

11:00 – “Voices in the Cause of Freedom” presentation by Nelson McDaniel

12:50 – Attic-Basement-Closets (ABC) Sale

16:50 – Interview with Reeshema Walker, Manager, NCWorks Career Center

17:41 – 6th Annual Craven Works Job Fair

18:36 – Employment Opportunities in Craven County

23:02 – Changing peoples lives

23:20 – Popular jobs available now

23:35 – Veterans Transitioning

24:11 – Craven Community College Fasttrack Program

28:16 – Veteran Job Safety Net

28:34 – Opportunities to Advance in Craven County

30:42 – Internet Access at NCWorks

32:24 – Sampson & Son Restaurant

33:47 – Historian, Artist, and Educator Ben Watford

34:17 – The Complete Book of Fussing and Nagging

34:49 – James City Historical Society, Memorial, and Slave Quarters

35:19 – Growing up with Jim Crow Podcast

36:12 – Face Jugs

36:45 – Galentine’s Improv-a-thon with Walk-In Bathtub

38:59 – Artwalk, Exhibit, and Valentine Card Sale

39:46 – Empty Bowls

41:27 – Community Fabric Awards

43:38 – Pat Drake and Mack Paul

44:28 – Valentines Cards for Seniors

45:29 – “Hold Your Honey Tight Fright-Night Tour”

45:56 – Free COVID-19 Testing

46:30 – Allen Fairbanks Productions

47:32 – New Bern Police Department’s Virtual Training Simulator

56:40 – Trivia Answer

58:06 – Joke Time

Join us on February 11 from 1 – 2 p.m. as we Zoom live on NewBernNow’s Facebook page. The video and audio will be uploaded to NewBernNow.com, YoutubeiTunes, Libsyn, and wherever you listen to your podcasts.

You can also listen to the show on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 103.9FM by tuning in every Wednesday at 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Let us know if you’d like to be a guest or if you have any questions by sending us an email.

Wendy Card