Business Buzz in New Bern

Learn about the latest business news in and around New Bern, North Carolina!

Swiss Bear, Inc.

Loan Program to Assist Small Business Owners Affected by COVID-19

New Bern, NC – The COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program is being launched at 12 p.m., Friday June 5. This program is specifically designed for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis to provide emergency, short-term loans for eligible small businesses located within the New Bern city limits. Funds may be used for business related …

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Kim Briele

“The Battle of the Bears” brings Sporting Events back to New Bern

Last week I watched the Battle of the Bears and wanted to learn more so I reached out to Kim Briele to learn more about her efforts to bring sports, especially golf, back to our community during the pandemic. Kim Briele and her Team at LCA Advertising & Productions, Inc. along with Jerry Briele, General …

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Restaurant

Successfully Reopening Your Business during the Pandemic

  Are you a local business owner? Do you feel like you’re doing your best to stay afloat during these arduous times? I’m only guessing that you’re beyond frustrated, anxious, or even angry. As a business owner during normal times, I spent hours learning how to improve operations. Then COVID-19 hit our community. Now, I’m …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – Episode 141

We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Eileen Bress (Craven Arts Council & Gallery), and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater …

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New Bern Car Dealerships

New Loan Program to Assist Small Business Owners – Local Car Dealerships Band Together to Help the Effort

New Bern, NC – Swiss Bear Inc. is happy to announce a COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program in partnership with The New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. The loans from this initiative will assist local businesses with the financial strains of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The fund has already accumulated over $100,000 with funding from …

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CarolinaEast and Leapfrog Hospital Group

CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group

New Bern, NC – CarolinaEast Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CarolinaEast’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. …

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Stephen and Maureen Clayton

New Business Opening – Coastal Concierge Service

New Bern, NC – We are Stephen and Maureen Clayton, proud owners and operators of Coastal Concierge Service. Our vision is to provide a host of quality services for the New Bern area including personal shopping, courier and delivery services, home organization consultation, and more! For the people who do it all, allow us to …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – April 30, 2020

Episode 139 We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Peggy Barnes and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the greater New …

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Cinco de Mayo at CarolinaEast

CarolinaEast Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

CarolinaEast Visitor Information Desk receptionists continue to find ways to make patients, staff and visitors smile. Homemade maracas for our patients and mustache masks are sure to brighten a few of our days – Happy Cinco de Mayo from your friends at CarolinaEast Health System! Submitted by: Brandy Popp, Manager, Public Relations and Outreach, CarolinaEast …

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Giving Tuesday New Bern

GIVINGTUESDAYNOW – May 5, 2020

It’s not about fundraising, it’s about kindness and generosity in a new way for this day, UNITY. No one is doing more than the other, we are doing it together. In this time of uncertainty, there’s a fundamental truth that gives us hope – that together we can do extraordinary things. Over the past few …

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