Education in New Bern

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Dr Swicegood

Coastal Women’s Forum Luncheon at Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant

I’ve been negligent attending the Coastal Women’s Forum (CWF) events. I finally committed to make the time to attend today’s luncheon at Persimmons Waterfront Restaurant. I’m happy I did because they had a remarkable guest speaker, Dr. Myrle Swicegood of Swicegood Associates. Dr. Swicegood wears many hats. She is a motivational speaker, consultant …

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Dr Terry Hall

Audiologist, Dr. Terry Hall Speaks to New Bern’s Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America

If you haven’t already met Dr. Terry Hall (and even if you have) come to the next meeting of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). He will be talking about “Why Can’t I Hear with My Hearing Aids when there is Noise?” – A common problem. Terry Hall (prefers to be addressed …

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Crockett-Miller Slave Quarters

Crockett-Miller Slave Quarters and Memorial in James City

Mr. Ben Watford began the tour at the gravesites of 522 Freedmen and Slaves buried without tombstones or markers. There was one Memorial Monument to encompass all of those interned there. Ben explained, in their day, slaves were dehumanized and when they died, they weren’t allowed to be respected with a tombstone or …

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Cheer for Participants of the Neuse River Senior Games!

The Neuse River Senior Games provides a chance for our 55 plus community to participate in Athletic Competitions and Silver Arts Exhibitions. Most of the athletic competitors train year round and commit to living a healthier and fit lifestyle. Seniors are a large population in our community and we should emulate their commitment …

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Carter G. Woodson Exhibit

Carter G. Woodson Historical Foundation Exhibit at the New Bern Mall

I visited the Carter G. Woodson Historical Foundation Exhibit in the New Bern Mall to learn about New Bern’s Black history and met two wonderful volunteers, Mr. Earl Murphy and Mr. Robert Phillips. They volunteer their time to answer any questions people had about the exhibit. Volunteers are the backbone to our community, …

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Support the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation

Some people may associate the Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation (SBDDC) with New Bern’s Annual MUMfest and they should because it attracts thousands of residents and visitors to the MUMfest. Personally, I really look forward to this fantastic event every year! But many people truly don’t understand the significant impact this non-profit organization …

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