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Featured Event: Coastal Women's Forum December Dinner Meeting

Event Dates and Times

12/5/2017
The Chelsea Restaurant, New Bern
Join CWF in a celebration of the holidays. This year’s President’s Charity is MERCI Clinic. CWF is asking meeting attendees to open their hearts, and support the work of this worthy organization in providing health and dental care for those in need in our area. Donations will be welcome at the meeting, in cash or by check.
CWF Dinner Coordinator at cwfdinner@gmail.com

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Featured Event: NC Farm School Down East Interest Meeting

Event Dates and Times

12/5/2017
Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern, NC 28562
NC Cooperative Extension will provide an overview of NC Farm School Down East on December 5, 2017 beginning at 6 PM at the Craven County Agricultural Building, 300 Industrial Drive, New Bern, NC. The NC Down East Farm School will provide classroom instruction, local farm tours and personal consultations for individuals in the region seeking to develop a viable agricultural enterprise or expand an existing one into a new market. The goal of this effort is to ensure those with existing resources have a viable business plan for success. This eight week course will focus on different areas of management including finance, risk management, budgeting, production and marketing strategies taught by NC Extension Agents, NCSU faculty, guest speakers, and local farmers. The class will also include four touring dates to examine the diversity of existing farming enterprises within Eastern NC and reinforce classroom instruction. Applications for enrollment into this fee-based program are due December 18,2017.

To register for one of these meetings send an email with the names of those attending to: ncfarmschool@ncsu.edu. Additional information and application for enrollment to the 2018 NC Down East Farm School is found at http://ncfarmschool.ces.ncsu.edu.
Mike Carroll, 252-633-1477, mike_carroll@ncsu.edu

Community Spotlight

Posted: 11/22/2017 - If big-box store shopping on Black Friday isn't your cup of tea, a group of local craft vendors hopes Small Business Saturday will draw you to Uptown Greenville this weekend.
Posted: 11/22/2017 - WITN's Pet of the Week is Thelma, a 3.5 year old husky mix.
Updated: 11/21/2017 - It wouldn't be Thanksgiving dinner without turkey and thanks to one local police department, nearly 200 families will now be able to enjoy the holiday staple this week.
Updated: 11/20/2017 - Brighten the life of a child this Christmas morning by donating a new, unwrapped toy during our 2017 Toys For Tots toy drive!
Updated: 11/19/2017 - The city of Jacksonville held its annual Christmas holiday parade, "Surf, Sand, and Santa," Saturday morning along Western Boulevard. Watch the recording of it.
Updated: 11/09/2017 - The video popped up on Facebook showing seven-year-old Able E. Sutton singing, honoring the people who died the day and the weeks after the October 12th failed prison attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution.
Updated: 11/11/2017 - Veterans Day is Saturday, November 11 and there are a number of events, ceremonies and commemorations planned in Eastern Carolina.
Updated: 11/08/2017 - WITN's Sunrise Pet of the Week for November 8th is Phoebe!
Posted: 11/07/2017 - Carteret Community College is joining forces with Carteret County Public Schools to launch the first annual Career and Technology Expo Tuesday.
Updated: 11/07/2017 - 'Wreaths Across America' is fundraising to purchase wreaths to place on the headstones of all 7,517 veterans buried at the New Bern National Cemetery this holiday season.