Business Buzz in New Bern

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Hot Locks Salon and Spa Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Hot Locks Salon & Spa celebrated the expansion of their business at 1900-A Brittany Place, Hwy. 70 East, with a New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. Hot Locks is a place where beauty, knowledge, and personalized attention combine to create a memorable and rejuvenating experience. For more information, call 633-3254. Submitted …

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Olde Towne Bear

Unveiling of “Bear D’Olde Towne” – 50th and Final Bear Town Bear

New Bern’s community, business owners, and local artists unified to complete the “Bear Town Bears” Public Art Display of 50 bears throughout the Greater New Bern area. Artist GeeVee Meyer presented “Bear D’Olde Towne” to Bill Frederick and the Olde Towne Community. Steering Committee Co-Chairwomen of the Bear Town Bears, Barbara Lubsen and …

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What is a Senior Independent Living Community?

I recently asked Ms. Diane McKeel of McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, what a senior independent living community’s was to inform local residents and retirees thinking about moving to New Bern. Her response is as follows: “At McCarthy Court Senior Independent Living, we take pride in offering the setting, support, and services needed …

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CarolinaEast Volunteer Award

Thank You CarolinaEast Health System’s Auxiliary Volunteers

Another visit to CarolinaEast Medical Center produced new insight into people who have committed their time to volunteer in our community. This time, the focus was on the Medical Center’s Auxiliary Volunteer Force. After meeting with the Health System’s Volunteer Manager, Ms. Jeanne Balaoing, I had an all new perspective of the volunteers …

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