Who or What is MOM

Since its founding in 2003, the NCMOM program has held over 200 2-day clinics across North Carolina from Murphy to Kill Devil Hills. Over the years the program has continued to grow and the number of patients served is increasing yearly statewide. Since its founding in 2003, the program has provided more than $19 million dollars in(…)

Looking for Halloween Haunts

Looking for Halloween Haunts, Walks, Parties, Parades and more spooky stuff.  Look no farther than Outer Banks Child’s Calendar and Newsletter.  Click below for Calendar      

New environmental education fund awards first grant

New environmental education fund awards first grant An endowment to support charitable endeavors in the fields of coastal scientific research and environmental education in North Carolina’s northeastern counties recently awarded its first grant, according to Bill and Peggy Birkemeier, who founded the fund; and Janet Colegrove, president of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation (CDCF), which helped(…)

Foster Children’s Fund is accepting donations

Foster Children’s Fund is accepting donations The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services is accepting monetary donations to the Foster Children’s Fund. With these donations, the Department is able to provide gifts to children in foster care at Christmastime and throughout the year.  This time of year, our focus is on Christmas and(…)

Join the Marathon Race Crew

Join the Marathon Race Crew, Help Our Community and Have a Great Time! The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon and Southern Fried Half Marathon, Kelly Hospitality 10K, 5K and Fun Run are just around the corner. Get your team together and volunteer for this fun filled event. November 7 – 9th. Many man/woman hours are needed(…)

Surprising Link Between Mental Health and Domestic Violence in NC

 Surprising Link Between Mental Health and Domestic Violence in NC October 22, 2014 BY CLAIRE LONG October is an often-romanticized month. There’s a strong aura of coziness and memories of sipping apple cider at the pumpkin patch with loved ones. But in addition to appreciating October’s charms, we can’t forget that it is Domestic Violence(…)

Food Day

This Friday, October 24, is Food Day, a day to organize and learn about the biggest issues concerning food, health, and how our political and economic systems promote and/or deny health and equality. We live in the richest country in the world, so we don’t usually connect the terms “hunger,” “malnutrition,” and “obesity.” They seem(…)

North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature

The North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (NCSTHL) met in Raleigh October 9-10 for its final meeting of 2014. Kaye White, Dare County Delegate and Mary Ellen Hawthorne, Alternate attended the meeting where various committees met to discuss resolutions and establish NCSTHL priorities for the next two years. In addition, the group heard updates regarding(…)

Family Caregiver Education Conference

We invite your agency/organization to become a Sponsor and/or Exhibitor for this conference event!  This is a great opportunity to showcase your agency, organization or business and support this educational event for your community! Acknowledgements of supporters will be placed in publicity, participant registration packets and announced at the conference.  In order to ensure your(…)