the purpose of the Community Care Faire is to showcase some of the organizations and agencies that serve our community, so that individuals who are in need of help are able to more easily access necessary resources. In an effort to ensure that our Latino community is also aware of these resources, the Community Care Faire will be a bilingual program.
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Outer Banks CommonGood received a generous donation from Piedmont Gas (part of Duke Energy) as part of the Outer Banks Seafood Festival. Mike Sipe, Construction Supervisor, was instrumental in working with the Seafood Festival and providing the donation.
EveryBody Works NC campaign to local business and employment communities in an effort to close the 45-point unemployment gap between those working-age people with disabilities and those without disabilities. The secretary will be speaking on with disabilities and those without disabilities. Thursday, February 1 at 8 AM at Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant in Kill Devil Hills.
During the month of December, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) began mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s producers. Conducted once every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture and impacts everyone involved in the industry. The following are some common questions about the census.
The Saving Lives Task Force is hosting a series of Town Hall meetings for the second year, the first of which is scheduled for February 7, 2018. The Town Hall offers a welcoming format and is a great opportunity for residents to learn more about the substance abuse issues in Dare County, become familiar with local resources available to help those in need, and get involved by learning how to become part of the solution.
I think the temperature here fluctuates more than anywhere in the world. Right now, the water temperature off Oregon Inlet is 39 degrees, and during the summer the same spot was 83 degrees. So it’s like a 45-degree change in a few months time. But, comparing it to the fall when we were surfing in trunks, it’s a completely different experience.