We are all in this together
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
I am an avid history reader. Especially about all things in North Carolina. I didn’t know anything about Coloington Island. This article was first published in the North Beach Sun and then in Coastal Review Online, both great sources for history.
In North Carolina, three separate cases are challenging the 2016 remedial congressional plan, which the North Carolina legislature adopted to replace an earlier plan that the courts struck down as a racial gerrymander. In two of the cases, the district court will hold trial starting October 16.
Navigators help consumers understand the details of the plans available on the Marketplace, apply for financial assistance and complete the enrollment process.
Should you choose not to continue your care with Sentara through services offered in the Elizabeth City community or elsewhere, we will make a concerted effort to work with other local Outer Banks providers and communicate options as soon as possible for patients to continue receiving care locally.
Video of The Saving Lives Task Force,a team of professionals and community members working toward the prevention of substance use disorders, increasing access and the availability of effective treatment for all Dare County residents in need of help
The Outer Banks Community Foundation has expanded its grants criteria to include program scholarship grants, as well as to give enhanced focus on established charitable programs.
The ocean off the coast of North Carolina has a complex system of ocean currents that make it one of the least understood areas on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.
North Carolina is now projected to exhaust all of its federal funds for CHIP within the first three months of 2018. In other words, our state could be one of many states facing a funding shortfall in this area if Congress does not extend federal funding.”
CommonGood is working towards classifying Opportunities for families and kids, youth and groups. We are also started to tagged opportunities by area of interest or service, i.e. environment, health, animals.
In years to come, this will be gone. We won’t know the words anymore. My daughter’s second-grade teacher, Mrs. Ammundson, began each school day with a medley of patriotic tunes and the kids loved it.
More than 6,300 women in eastern North Carolina are diagnosed with breast cancer each year.
We know that early detection saves lives. Vidant Health is committed to giving you power against breast cancer by helping you learn about your risk for the disease and options for care close to home.
Roanoke Island Woman’s Club is looking for sponsors and applicants for their Thanksgiving Basket Program provided in collaboration with the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services.
Sponsorship opportunities include monetary and basket donations.
Watch video of recent Visitors Bureau Meeting
While hard work contributes to success, each of us have encountered different people, experiences, systems, and services that have helped or hindered our efforts. Your score of 60 shows you’ve had more factors working in your favor, but still some you’ve had to overcome. To see what your score means compared to others, click here. If your life had a soundtrack, it might include You’ll Never Walk Alone by Elvis Presley, as a sign you remember those that helped you along the way.
Anglers Club Bingo Nights Revised Schedule
Outer Banks Sporting Events celebrated a $50M impact on the Outer Banks in the last ten years. The event took place at the Duck Wood Country Club Sep. 15. Present were longtime Outer Banks Sporting Events sponsors, board members, and founders.
Child First North Carolina is a collaborative effort with Trillium Health Resources, Easterseals UCP, Child First National Program Office and North Carolina Council of Community Programs that helps vulnerable young children and families improve relationships, protect them, and provide an intense home-based plan.
s grim as this data is, it tells an important story. Although we have seen positive gains in measures such as the unemployment rate, far too many North Carolinians are still being left behind in our state’s economic recovery. If we want to build an economy that works for everyone, lawmakers will have to ensure that we make adequate public investments in things such as income supports and higher education.
Did you know that for every 1 percent increase in unemployment in the US, opoid overdose death rates rose by nearly 4 percent. Another study showed that U.S. counties with the lowest levels of “social capital”—a measure of connection and support that incorporates factors including people’s trust in one another and participation in civic matters such as voting—had the highest rates of overdose deaths.
In this video, the Outer Banks Tennis Association tells the story of a grant they received from the Outer Banks Community Foundation for the Love to SERVE program.
Who should use the IFS Crisis Chat program? Anyone who is depressed, despairing, going through a hard time, or just needs to talk, including people who are thinking about suicide. Any life issues may be discussed on the Chat program. The crisis chat specialists are here to listen and support you through whatever difficult times you may be facing.
The Breaking Through Task Force, * a work group of Healthy Carolinians of the Outer Banks that focuses on mental health concerns, developed a survey to obtain information from families that will be distributed later this fall. The task force also developed a survey for Dare County Schools personnel to ascertain their perception of mental health needs in the schools. This task force was formed after the completion of the 2016 Community Health Assessment Process with the goal to address communication and stigma concerns related to substance abuse and mental health disorders in Dare County.
Some of our backyard birds never left, but we are looking forward to those that return in the fall. We five or six feeders in our backyard but are favorite is the one on our deck. It is flat and nailed to the deck railing. Yes, we have nightly visitors who knock it a kilter and bend the mesh in the bottom, but it gives us a special view out our back kitchen table window.
we care for each other—our members, the students and patients we serve, and the communities we live in. In these fractured times, it’s a reminder of what truly makes America great: people finding their common humanity, pursuing the common good, and caring about their neighbors regardless of their differences.