Volunteer duties will include assisting ranger staff with lighthouse tours; taking wind, temperature, and humidity readings; helping visitors exit the lighthouse due to discomfort with heights; and answering visitor questions at the base and balcony of the lighthouse. In addition, just as the lighthouse keepers did historically, some light cleaning duties are needed inside the tower.
Be in the know, OBX CommonGood Volunteer Help maintain Community Calendar by approving suggested events and by creating events from press releases, emails, and online materials. Lots of cut and paste. We use Calendarwhiz, an easy to use online shared calendar. Weekly, flexible, four hours, work in your home. This is a great way to […]
Program Contact: Audrey Holland firstname.lastname@example.org 426-7093 x 230 www.albemarlecommission.org/ The Albemarle Commission’s Senior Nutrition Home Delivered Meals Program. Volunteers needed now more than ever!, to deliver meals to homebound seniors in Manteo and the beach area. Delivery days are Monday through Friday. One hour a month assisting with meal distribution, Audrey Holland at 426-7093 x 230.
The Common Good by Lawrence Wallack One summer day more than 40 years ago, when I was about 12, I almost drowned. I was at Jones Beach in New York, and it was the first time I had even been in the ocean. I was in the water enjoying the crashing waves but soon realized […]
Healthy Carolinians Dementia Task Force Conducts Dementia Friendly Training for Area Restaurants The Black Pelican, Kelly’s Restaurant, Kill Devil Grill, Mako Mike and Pamlico Jack’s are the first area restaurants to be designated Dementia Friendly on the Outer Banks, thanks to wait staff training by Dementia Task Force volunteers recently. “The 30-minute training focuses […]
Dare County Public Health Reaccredited by State Dare County Department of Health & Human Services’ Public Health Division was one of 79 health departments awarded reaccreditation status by the North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation Board on May 19th, 2017. North Carolina is the first state in the country to mandate accreditation for its local […]
Interactive Map: The Percent of Children in Small Towns and Rural Areas Covered by Medicaid, 2014/15
Interactive Map: The Percent of Children in Small Towns and Rural Areas Covered by Medicaid, 2014/15 In 2014-2015, 45 percent of children were enrolled in Medicaid in small town and rural counties, compared to 38 percent in metropolitan areas. 49% of children in Dare County are covered by medicaid. 42% for Currituck. For adults, there is […]
ARRL – OBRA Field Day 2017 Saturday, June 24 at 8 AM – 8 PM HAVE YOU EVER ASKED YOURSELF “WHAT IS HAM RADIO?” OR “HOW CAN THAT OLD HOBBY GRANDPA WAS INTO BE RELEVANT TODAY?” This annual 24-hour amateur radio exercise encourages emergency communications preparedness among amateur radio operators. In the United States, it is typically the largest […]
Novel Workshop I A 10-week course limited to 10 students, meeting Tuesdays, 1-4 pm upstairs at the Dare County Arts Council. Class will run from June 20th to August 22nd. This class is for anyone who’s ever said, “I have a great idea for a novel,” or “I’ve always wanted to write a novel.” […]