We are all in this together
Father Klaus raised more than $1300 at Belk Days to help feed area youth that participate in the non-profit.
Federal funding for CHIP expired on September 30. Like many states, North Carolina has its own state funding, but – like most states – that funding will run out at the end of the year or early next year.
Were you unable to attend the Coyote Conflict Management Workshop in Southern Shores last week? No worries! You can view the NC Wildlife Resources Commission presentation online here.
The Annual Report of the Department of Health & Human Services Strategic Plan 2016-2017 is available online.
The CommonGood calendar is a tool for the public to promote community events. Events should be open to the public, community-oriented, educational and sponsored by a group that is a not-for-profit.
Our Warren Cameron Judge III Fund for the Outer Banks Relief Foundation is an endowment fund that is professionally managed by the Outer Banks Community Foundation, which holds over 175 endowments for donors, businesses, and nonprofits like ours
First Descents is a recognized leader in outdoor experiential programming. Through outdoor adventures, skills development, and local adventure communities
A national organization, Seaturtle.ORg, tracks information about sea turtle nests by state. Information includes:
Unique Females: The number of individual females identified from the genetic samples.
Nests – total number of nests and includes undetected nests. This does not include possible nests
From an award-winning restaurant to a wine and beer shop, from an electrical contractor to a high tech digital marketing firm and from an animal hospital to a stay at home niche pottery business, since 1981, SCORE Outer Banks – Chapter 497 has helped fulfill entrepreneurs’ dreams.
“D”-rated hospital: Sentara Albemarle in Elizabeth City, which was cited for having an unacceptable rate of bedsores, patient falls and handwashing.
92.8% frequently eat dinner with other members of the household
85.9% frequently talk with neighbors
If your organization provides services to children and adolescents, then you are serving LGBTQ youth. Whether your staff are sufficiently competent to deliver culturally appropriate care is a question all leaders and managers need to ask themselves.
We have more than 50 Chapters and eight Hispanic Support Groups around the state. These groups are led by generous parents or family member volunteers who join together with other concerned individuals to create a welcoming and inclusive community of support for individuals with autism and their families. ASNC Chapters support, promote, and extend the mission, vision and values of the Autism Society of North Carolina. They are the “front porch” for our statewide organization in the community.
During the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, Dare County was served by a small privately owned airport at Skyco on Roanoke Island. On March 1st, 1940, the Dare County Board of Commissioners appointed a committee to acquire property and begin planning for the construction of a publicly owned airport.
Similar to our families, our nation also needs the power of tradition to encourage our cohesion in these difficult days. In other words, we need to be reminded from time to time about our common history and our common good.
Dr. Gittman’s presentation, entitled “Are We Engineering Away Our Natural Defenses Along North Carolina’s Coast?”, will highlight a variety of erosion control strategies, both natural and engineered, and the benefits each bring to coastal systems.
surveys off the Carolinas will gather very high quality data on birds, whales, dolphins, sharks, fish, turtles and other marine species in an area of almost 10,000 square nautical miles, giving scientists an unparalleled understanding of the area’s wildlife.
Nellie Myrtle Pridgen, amassed over a lifetime of beachcombing that is housed within. For the past 15 years we have opened Mattie’s Store intermittently, allowing thousands of visitors to view Nellie’s beachcombing collection, the best of which she had gradually spread over the shelves of her mother’s once thriving grocery.
73—percentage of the NC households served by food pantries that have had to choose between paying for food or paying for health care or medicine (Ibid)
Video : N.E.S.T., or Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, takes on many roles to help protect these threatened and endangered sea turtles at the STAR Center (Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center) inside Roanoke Island, NC Aquarium. Visit their facility and don’t miss your chance to view a sea turtle release: nestonline.org/ or ncaquariums.com/roanoke-island-exhibits.
I need your help. Mano al Hermano has a staff of two, myself and our Family Literacy Director. I am responsible for this Program, and I need as many volunteers as I can to accomplish its goal, which is to unite and strengthen our community.
I need help organizing and executing clinics and events, seeking funding, organizing records, marketing, anything. No amount of help is too small. Only by working together can we build a stronger and more united community.
Coyotes in North Carolina resemble red wolves, but coyotes are smaller, have
pointed and erect ears, and long slender snouts. Their long, bushy, black-tipped tail
is usually carried pointing down. Color is typically dark gray but can range from
blonde, red, to black.
Your message could be as simple as: I am an Outer Banks shopper and I care about our coastal environment, marine health and marine animals. You should too! Please discontinue the use of plastic bags (or Please continue to offer paper bags and to encourage reusable bags.)
The Board wants to position the Foundation to provide broad educational support for Dare County students and their families. Our fishing tournament is just one vehicle to achieve this goal. — John Bayliss, Board Member This video shows the history and great work of the Foundation.