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Featured Event: OBXCommonGood

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1/18/2018
The Outer Banks
January 17 2018


News about working for
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Piedmont Natural Gas
Don and Catharine Bryan Cultural Series
The Elizabethan Gardens
Patricia Wander

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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.
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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
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What Do You Think About Coyote Management.
Comments can be submitted by email to coyotemgtplan@ncwildlife.org or mailed to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, Coyote Management Plan, MSC 1722, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1722.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Video: 2017 At The Beach Food Pantry
Video Presentation of the Outer Banks Beach Pantry 2017
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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.
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Grief Support Groups
We encourage support groups to list their meetings on the OBX CommonGood Calendar. That can be done at OBXCommonGood
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Volunteer

Food Bank Of The Albermarle

Mano Al Hermano Volunteer

League Of Women Voters

Make A Wish Eastern North Carolina Volunteer

Interfaith Community Outreach Volunteer

Duck Beach Plantings

Arts Council Dare County

Kill Devil Hills (Town) Volunteer Opportunity

Youth Council Dare County

Blood Donors Needed

Beach Food Pantry Teen Tuesdays

Outer Banks Relief Foundation


Children And Youth Partnership

Hotline

Theater Of Dare

SPCA

Nature Conservancy

Ruthie's Kitchen




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Featured Event: Free Hearing Screenings

Event Dates and Times

1/18/2018
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.

On January 18th and 19th, 2018

252-623-3600

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