News for Chamber

Friday, June 14, 2019
Contact:  Deedra Durocher, Volunteer & Resource Development (ddurocher@cravencountyhabitat.org)                                                             Betsy McDonald, Homeowner Services Coordinator (bmcdonald@cravencountyhabitat.org)                HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF CRAVEN COUNTY – 252-633-9599Habitat for Humanity aims to improve home affordability in Craven County through new ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Monday, June 03, 2019
Stop Summer Hunger  What would it be like for you to provide 100 meals?  Imagine you needed to provide 1,000 meals?  5,000?  25,000? or a 100,000?  Well, how about 240,000 meals?   Yes, 240,000 meals is what WNCT 9 On Your Side News Anchor and Honorary Regional Stop Summer Hunger Chairperson Ken Watling has as a local goal to provide local children and their families for the Stop Summer Hunger ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 03, 2019
 Encore of World War I PresentationMay’s Sellout Program Will Be Presented Again by Mark Sandvigen July 10  NEW BERN, NC, It has been 100 years since World War I, the “War to End All Wars”.  Mark Sandvigen will join the New Bern Historical Society once again at the Chelsea Restaurant July 10 at 11:30am for Lunch & Learn with a look back from the United States entry into WWI in 1917 to the return ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Monday, June 03, 2019
Historical Society Seeks a Few Good Ghosts Ghostwalk Auditions, July 24   New Bern, NC   The New Bern Historical Society is looking for a few good ghosts.  Whether you are a spirited novice or have lots of ghostly experience, the Historical Society wants you to portray the historic characters in this year’s Ghostwalk.   Ghostwalk brings to life noted personalities from New Bern’s past right in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 31, 2019
New Bern Historical Society Presents Annual Awards  NEW BERN, NC, The strength of any non-profit organization comes from the time and commitment of its volunteers. The New Bern Historical Society celebrated and recognized some of its legions of volunteers recently at their Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner held at the New Bern Golf and Country Club. Board of Directors President Joe Hunt and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 31, 2019
CITY OF NEW BERN ISSUES BURN BAN & CANCELS ALL BURNING PERMITS  Due to increased fire risk, New Bern Fire-Rescue has issued a ban on all open burning and canceled all burning permits for the City of New Bern and its Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (Rocky Run, Sandy Point, and Briarwood).  The burning ban goes into effect at 12 p.m. today, May 31, 2019, and will remain in effect until further ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release, Chamber, Human Interest
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Craven County Partners In Education Announces Annual Spring LuncheonSOLD OUT!   More than 450 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: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Rotary Funds New Trent Woods Playground Families in Trent Woods now have a new playground called Cottle Park on River Road.  The Rotary Club of New Bern helped fund the $115,000 project started by a local non-profit, Give-Grow Foundation.  The $10,000 gift made possible the purchase of a “family” of slides, climbing and children’s playground equipment to compliment a complete facility for children ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Historical Society Presents Marks Scholarship to New Bern High School SeniorKimberly Thi Tran Receives Four Year ScholarshipNEW BERN, N.C. The New Bern Historical Society is pleased to announce its Harriett Marks Scholarship for 2019 to New Bern High School senior Kimberly Thi Tran. Miss Tran was selected from among a large group of talented and deserving applicants.Miss Tran, daughter of Thann ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
CarolinaEast Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ Rating for Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group  (New Bern, NC) – CarolinaEast Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes CarolinaEast’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
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
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
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
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
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