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Past Photo from Memorial Day at New Bern National Cemetery

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony

On Monday, May 25th, 2020 the Craven County Veterans’ Council in coordination with the Craven County Commissioners will conduct a Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the front of the Craven County Court House. Regrettably, it cannot be open to the public. We are conducting the ceremony at the County Court House due to the …

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Ceremony 2019

New Bern, NC – The Craven County Veteran’s Council and the New Bern National Cemetery celebrates Memorial Day, May 27th to honor veterans that served our country in times of war and peace. The ceremony will commence at 11 a.m. at the New Bern National Cemetery, 1711 National Avenue. The Memorial Day program will consist …

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Elks Lodge #764 Fundraiser for Veterans

The Big Game and BBQ Spare Ribs: A Great combination to Benefit Veterans

For the ninth consecutive year, the New Bern Elks Lodge #764 will be selling BBQ pork spare ribs, hot off the grill, just in time for Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, February 3, with all proceeds benefiting veterans. What could be better than enjoying great tasting dry rubbed, slow cooked North Carolina pork BBQ ribs …

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Craven County Veterans Council

Veterans Day Luncheon

The Craven County Veterans’ Council will host its annual Veterans Day luncheon November 9th at the Temple Baptist Church located at 1500 Kingdom Way, New Bern, NC. This is a free lunch for all veterans and their guest. The program theme this year will honor 1,592 POW/MIA missing or not united with families. Additionally, we …

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Dixon-Conderman VFW Post

Poker Run Benefit Ride: Dixon-Conderman VFW Post 2514

Veterans Hall Project Saturday, September 15th – Poker Run For more than 65 years the Dixon-Conderman VFW Post has been a home for thousands of veterans looking for a place to unwind and enjoy the companionship of other veterans.  In last years ‘Benefit Ride’, the Post raised $5,000 for Veterans at Craven Community College WFDP, …

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America's Run for the Fallen

America’s Run for The Fallen on July 28, 2018

Sponsored by Run for the Fallen Honor & Remember, Inc. (501-3-C) 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (estimated arrival at New Bern) America’s Run for the Fallen, a five-month, cross county marathon honoring military personnel killed in the line of duty during the Global War on Terror is coming through New Bern. Craven County Veterans and …

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend 2018

Point of interest: As a nation we celebrate two holidays honoring veterans. Memorial Day (we horror the fallen) and Veteran’s Day (we honor living veterans) Remembrances Day – May 26th (Saturday morning) 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Sponsor: Girl Scouts Enchanting Waters Service Unit, New Bern supported by local Boy Scouts Troops. Location: New Bern …

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VFW Fundraising Flea Market

“Trash or Treasure” Fundraising Flea Market

VFW Post 2514/Auxiliary is hosting a “Trash or Treasure” fundraising flea market on April 14th from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for the public to search through indoor and outdoor vendor booths looking a special treasure while enjoying a beautiful view of the Neuse River. Delicious hamburgers and hot dogs, …

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Craven County Veterans Council

Craven County Veterans Council Latest Happenings

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) – Membership Drive on October 10th from 10 am to noon at the New Bern – Craven County Public Library conference room, 400 Johnson St. All Vietnam Era Veterans are invited to come learn about the VVA organization and the Associates of Vietnam Veteran of America (AVVA); snacks will be available – Welcome …

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