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Craven Community College

Nominations Open for Craven CC Foundation’s 11th Annual Community Fabric Awards

Nominations are now open for the Craven Community College (Craven CC) Foundation’s 11th annual Community Fabric Awards (CFA). The event was created by the Craven CC Foundation to showcase excellence in leadership as demonstrated by outstanding initiative, impact of service and inspiration of others. Candidates may be nominated for one of three categories: …

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Beary Merry Christmas

A Beary Safe and Magical Christmas in New Bern

WHAT: Beary Merry Christmas kicks off month long festivities with opening weekend! WHEN: Friday, November 27th & November 28th WHERE: Santa House in Bear Plaza on Middle St. and throughout Downtown New Bern EVENTS: November 27th: Beary Merry Christmas Kickoff Event – Santa arrives in Bear Plaza (Visits are reservation only at BearyMerryChristmas.com) …

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Craven County COVID-19 Cases - Nov 16

Health and Economic Outlook of New Bern and Surrounding Areas

COVID-19 continues to spread…no downward curve in sight I’ve received countless requests to write about or promote local businesses and nonprofits. That’s why I created New Bern Now in 2009. Merchants and nonprofits were struggling from the Recession, and I wanted to make a difference by promoting them…for free! Then COVID-19 came to …

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CarolinaEast Foundation

CarolinaEast Foundation Reveals Dollars Raised Through Annual Employee Campaign

Over $400,000 Will Serve Local Healthcare Needs In Eastern NC The CarolinaEast Foundation is proud to announce the final results of the 2020 CarolinaEast Health System Employee Campaign. “Everyday Heroes: Kindness Behind the Mask”, with over 50% of the work force at CarolinaEast giving of their time and dollars over this annual two …

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New Bern Now Podsquad - Episode 163

Living in New Bern and Beyond Show – Episode 163

Healthcare Heroes Dealing with COVID-19, Halloween, Turkey Trot, and Local Resources The Podsquad connects you with the people, places, and local resources in New Bern, NC and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: George Oliver (Law Offices of Oliver & Cheek), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), and I talked about all kinds of things …

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Feminine Hygiene Kits

International Paper Packs and Donates Feminine Hygiene Kits to Local Area Schools

Employee volunteers at the International Paper (NYSE: IP) New Bern Mill gathered to assemble over 350 feminine hygiene kits as a part of a United Way Worldwide (UWW) and International Paper initiative to end period poverty. The local event was held at the New Bern Mill and benefited the United Way of Coastal …

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CarolinaEast receives Domino's Pizza

Domino’s Pizza presented 700+ Pizzas to CarolinaEast Medical Center

Local Domino’s owner Stan Gage presented pizza to every staff member at CarolinaEast. Stan and his team made and delivered over 700 fresh, hot pizzas to CarolinaEast Medical Center and all 21 offsite clinics this week. This is the second time Domino’s has stepped up to support our healthcare heroes during this pandemic …

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