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Friday, May 17, 2019
Jonathan Ipock, District Manager with Wells Fargo and Mike McCoy, Wells Fargo at Work Program Manager presented a check in the amount of $7,500 to Partners In Education for projects in the classroom in Craven County Schools, such as the Wells Fargo Tech Grant ($3,000), Ag Day at James W. Smith Elementary ($2,500), and PIE Grants ($2,000).  Pictured (l-r) are Mr. McCoy and Mr. Ipock and accepting ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OFFERS PHOTO EXHIBIT ON WHAT “HOME” MEANS  (NEW BERN, NC)—“Everyone, all of us, every last person on God’s earth – deserves decent shelter. It speaks to the most basic of human needs, our home, from which all of us either blossom or wither.”  This was one of the driving concepts when Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity in 1976.   A photography exhibit will ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 16, 2019
CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience AwardTM  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.  This distinction recognizes CarolinaEast Medical Center as being among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading online ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Chatsworth Products Expands Manufacturing Capabilities in North Carolina  State and Local Grants Help Boost Production and Generate Jobs as Company Celebrates Expansion with Unveiling of “Technology Bear”    AGOURA HILLS, Calif.,May 13, 2019 —Chatsworth Products (CPI)—a provider ofhigh-quality information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure products such as server racks, cable and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Area Law Enforcement To Be Honored      “Back The Blue” is an event created by Coastal Carolina Taxpayers Association (CCTA) in 2018 to honor the men and women in law enforcement and recognize several outstanding officers from the area. Last year, five officers were honored in a moving series of presentations made by superior officers from the various agencies participating.  In each case, the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
New Bern Rotary Funds African Children’s ClinicThe Rotary Foundation, Rotary Clubs in New Bern and Arts to End Genocide (ATEG) recently completed a new clinic for children in Bamako, Mali, Africa. To expand the services of the new Rotary “City of Children” facility, The Rotary Club of New Bern presented an additional gift of $1500 to train needed health care workers. The clinic has been treating ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Lorene Jackson Receives National Award at Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Conference  Winterville, NC –Lorene Jackson, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Chief Development Officer was awarded the 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Masters & Mentors Award at the BGCA 2019 National Conference held in Houston, Texas. The Masters and Mentors Award is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Craven County Partners In Education Announces Annual Spring LuncheonSOLD OUT!  More than 400 educators, business leaders, community members, and elected officials will fill the Havelock Tourist and Event Center on Tuesday, June 19, 2019, for the SOLD OUT Partners In Education Spring Luncheon.  This annual event supports and recognizes teachers who won PIE Grants during the 2018-19 school year.  ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
LOCAL AGENCIES TO CONDUCT MOCK CRASH EVENT AT NEW BERN HIGH SCHOOL  The City of New Bern, Craven County Schools, and CarolinaEast Medical Center have partnered together in an important lesson for teen drivers – don’t drink and drive.  The agencies have spent months planning a mock drunk driving crash that will occur at New Bern High School.   On Thursday, May 9th at 9:15am, emergency responders ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
SWISS BEAR & THE CITY OF NEW BERN RECEIVE DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT FOR FLOOD RESILIENCY PLANNING  Duke Energy awarded a $5,000 grant to Swiss Bear, Inc. and the City of New Bern to be used for flood resiliency planning. This brings the total amount of grant funding for the planning phase to $30,,000.  The City received a $10,000 grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 06, 2019
From Pleasure Craft to War Craft: 65 Years of Barbour Boats, Lindy Cummings at Historical Society Lunch & Learn  NEW BERN, NC, Join the New Bern Historical Society and Tryon Palace’s Research Historian Lindy Cummings for Lunch & Learn on Wednesday, June 12 at 11:30am at the Chelsea Restaurant as she shares the remarkable story of New Bern’s Barbour Boats.  From a modest background in Swansboro, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Chad Sittig qualifies for third consecutive Chairman’s Circle Award Local State Farm agent Chad Sittig was named a qualifier of the company’s 2018 Chairman’s Circle Award for his agency at 2855 Trent Rd, New Bern. Out of the nearly 19,000 State Farm agents, only a select few agents receive the national company honor each year recognizing their exceptional commitment to their customers. This is his ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Board Member Receives National Award                                                                            Winterville, NC –Today, May 2, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) 2019 National Conference held in Houston, Texas, Steve Stephenson, III was named 2019 BGCA National Board Member of the Year. Stephenson received the "League of Eagles ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
New Bern Battlefield Park Earns Preservation North Carolina’s Gertrude S. Carraway AwardNEW BERN, NC, The New Bern Historical Society was pleased to learn that their New Bern Battlefield Park has been singled out by Preservation North Carolina to receive a Gertrude S. Carraway Award.   The Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit are named in honor of the late Dr. Gertrude S. Carraway, a noted New ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, May 02, 2019
CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award® America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare.  The award signifies CarolinaEast Medical Center has been ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 30, 2019CONTACT:Kathy AlexanderMarketing Directorkathyalexander@seacoastrealty.com910-202-3652  Coldwell Banker Willis-Smith Latest to Join Coldwell Banker Advantage Family of Companies  Coldwell Banker Willis-Smith of New Bern is merging with the Coldwell Banker Advantage network, forming a powerful new alliance in real estate. The strategic move ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Purple Heart Homes and Habitat for Humanity Craven County, NC Join Together to Renovate Service Connected Disabled Veterans’ HomesPartnership focused on providing important renovations to ensure the North Carolina Veterans’ ability to age in place in the safety and comfort of their own homes  April 30, 2019, Statesville, North Carolina. Purple Heart Homes (PHH) (www.phhusa.org) is pleased to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 22, 2019
UPS Store Changes Ownership  Pat Drake and Mack Paul are retiring as the owners of The UPS Store in New Bern after nearly 25 years in business.Jim and Middleton Hinckley of New Bern will become the new owners of the store at the end of April. An Open House will be held at the store at 1822 S. Glenburnie Road, New Bern, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, celebrating the new owners as well as ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 08, 2019
Join with PBS Star and Chef Vivian Howard & Executive Chefs from across the region for Chef’s Feast at Tryon PalaceTo benefit the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina Mattocks Hall, 529 South Front Street, New BernThursday, May 23, 2019 VIP Reception 5:30 pm   I    Program 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Enjoy delicious foods prepared by regional executive chefs Live music, beverages, and great ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, February 01, 2019
New Bern Included in 21st Annual Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route   Wit Tuttell, the Executive Director of Visit NC, announced the 2019 Cycle North Carolina “Mountains to Coast” Route in a pre-recorded video released at the Cycle North Carolina Route Announcement Party, held at Tobacco Road Sports Café & Brewery in downtown Raleigh on January 30.    To view the video of the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release