Education in New Bern

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Art at the Airport

ECU Student Sculptures at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport!

Visit the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern, North Carolina, to check out the wonderful works of art created by East Carolina University (ECU) students! Four years ago the Craven Arts Council requested that the New Bern Airport partner with the ECU Art Department to design a unique program for Art students …

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Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC

“Ensuring No One Goes Hungry in Central and Eastern North Carolina”

  The other day I learned about the operations of the New Bern Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Prior to the tour, I knew they collected food from community food drives. This is only one small aspect of their vast operation that serves Carteret, Craven, Jones, Onslow, …

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Swiss Bear is gearing up for MUMFEST 2012…See their NEW blog to find out more!

  SeaFair photo provided by Swiss Bear Congratulations, Swiss Bear Downtown Development Corporation for creating your NEW blog! “We are gearing up for MUMFEST to include the new venue of SeaFair, the 228 foot yacht with three floors of art from local, area and national artist. It will be docked at the Hilton …

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Wild ARC New Bern

WildARC of East Carolina Rescues Wildlife Victims of Hurricane Irene!

Laura Johnson and I visited the Wild Animal Rehabilitation Center of East Carolina (WildARC) today. Executive Director Ellen Westermann and her caring WildARC team of volunteers were extremely busy trying to feed and revive wild animals abandoned after Hurricane Irene swept thru Eastern North Carolina. Volunteer Gail Heller said that WildARC has, “60 – …

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Spotlight Shines on “Confidential Records Management, Inc.”!

  We had the pleasure of touring Confidential Records Management Inc. (CRMI) with the Founder and President, Gail Bisbee! Compassionate about healthcare and privacy issues, Gail has over 28 years experience as a Registered Nurse. In 1995, she decided to start a records management company in New Bern. As the demand for secure …

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New Art Sculptures at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport!

The Coastal Carolina Regional Airport Authority in partnership with the East Carolina University’s (ECU) School of Art and Design reveals student art sculptures! Today’s “3rd Annual Art at the Airport” Event was an eye opener. I’ve seen the art sculptures at the Airport before, but had no idea of the story behind this …

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“Spotlight on the Accidental Artist – Fun, Paint Your Own Pottery Studio”

It was a pleasure meeting Joan Ziemba and learning more about the Accidental Artist “Paint Your Own Pottery Studio”! I’ve heard many residents and visitors talk about what a great time they had at the Accidental Artist. People from all ages – “3 to 83+” – gather around the tables and paint their …

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Explorer Alexandra Cousteau and her International Expedition Blue Planet Team visit New Bern!

Like her grandfather, the late-great Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Alexandra Cousteau is a Global Explorer and Advocate for our natural resources. She established Blue Legacy in 2008 to educate people about the importance of water and the impact humankind has on this vital resource. Alexandra Cousteau and her International Expedition Blue Planet team are traveling …

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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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