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Community Care Faire Bilingual Programs. 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. Share this: • Share
Your Input Into Drilling Off The North Carolina Coast Under proposed plan changes, the U.S Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be opening all U.S. waters off the coast of North Carolina to offshore oil drilling Share this: • Share
What Do You Think About Coyote Management. Comments can be submitted by email to email@example.com or mailed to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Coyote Management Plan, MSC 1722, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1722. Share this: • Share
Piedmont Gas Employees Make Generous Donation To CommonGood 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. Share this: • Share
Secretary Cohen Visits OBX To Introduce EveryBody Works NC Campaign 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. Share this: • Share
2017 USDA Census Of Agriculture 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. Share this: • Share
Syringe Exchange Program 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. Share this: • Share
Surfing Grayson Video 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. Share this: • Share
Local Response To Offshore Drilling - Outer Banks Sentinel State and local opponents of offshore drilling say they are struck, if not surprised, by the sheer magnitude of the Trump administration's sweeping new offshore drilling plan announced last week. And they are promising a fight. Share this: • Share
CSI Lecture On Shipwreck Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) is hosting a lecture on a recent maritime archaeological project as part of its "Science on the Sound" lecture series. This series, held monthly, highlights information on coastal topics and recent research in northeast North Carolina. Share this: • Share
KDH Provides Resources About Offshore Drilling Updates on the offshore oil drilling issue and directions to submit comments will be placed on the Town's website at http://www.kdhnc.com/438/News Share this: • Share
Video: 2017 At The Beach Food Pantry Video Presentation of the Outer Banks Beach Pantry 2017 Share this: • Share
January Is National Mentoring Month With today's busy schedules, it's hard for kids and adults to meet face-to-face. But that's where eMentoring saves the day! By connecting through a secure, digital platform, volunteers can mentor young people from any place, any time. Share this: • Share
Grief Support Groups We encourage support groups to list their meetings on the OBX CommonGood Calendar. That can be done at OBXCommonGood Share this: • Share Volunteer
Doctor’s Hearing Care Center 520 E 12th St Washington, NC 27889.
On January 18th and 19th Doctor’s Hearing Care Center in Washington, NC will be providing FREE HEARING SCREENINGS and will have a visiting specialist explaining the LATEST in DIGITAL HEARING TECHNOLOGY! While this is a free event, space will be limited. Please call 252-623-3600 to reserve your spot today! Event will take place at Doctor’s Hearing Care Center 520 E 12th St Washington, NC 27889.
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