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Quilt Show, "Bee by the River", sponsored by the Twin Rivers Quilters Guild of New Bern, NC

Date(s): 10/31/2014

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New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
Over 300 quilts will be on display at our non-juried, judged quilt show as well as a large vendor mall, demonstrations, guild boutique, quilts for sale and a beautiful opportunity quilt raffle. Admission fee is $7.00.

October 31, 2014 10:00-7:00
November 1, 2014 9:00-5:00
Lynn Peck-Collins
410-302-2929

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The 1st Greenville NotWedding

Date(s): 9/9/2014

7:00pm.

Certus Loft 101 West Broad Street Greenville, SC 29601
The NotWedding is a bridal show alternative in the form of a big, fake wedding. “Wedding guests” are brides-to-be who enjoy an emotional ceremony, a tasty dinner and a dance-party reception while truly experiencing the wedding vendors in action.
labruce@thenotwedding.com

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Art Opening for Dee Knott

Date(s): 8/2/2014

5-7 p.m.

Beaufort, NC
Nationally acclaimed watercolorist Dee Knott died in August of 2013, and she was a much beloved watercolor artist whose illustrious professional career spanned 35 years. Her husband, Ray, wanted to honor Dee and her love of Beaufort with a show of her work at the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery in Beaufort. An opening reception celebrating the exhibit is scheduled for Saturday, August 2nd from 5 – 7 p.m. at the gallery located on the grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site. This is a free event, and her artwork will be featured in the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery for the months of August and September.
Kara Nunnally, (252) 728-5225, pr@beauforthistoricsite.org

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WSOP ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 Season With Two Stops in Cherokee, NC

Date(s): 11/27/2014

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Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC 28719


WSOP ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 Season
With Two Stops in Cherokee, NC
November 27 - December 9
April 16 - 27

The eleventh season of the World Series of Poker Circuit has been formalized with 21 stops on tap for this year's series with two Circuit Events at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort.

A WSOP gold bracelet and a minimum $1,000,000 prize pool will again be on the line in the season-culminating National Championship. ESPN will televise the finale as part of the their annual coverage of the World Series of Poker.

In its April, 2014 Circuit Event, Harrah's Cherokee continued its trend of breaking attendance records contributing to a prize pool of over $4 Million. Buy-ins for the upcoming 2014-15 events will range from $65 to $1675.

About Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort:
An enterprise of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina. The Casino has 150,000 square feet of gaming space, and offers traditional table games such as black jack, roulette and craps. The property also features over 1,100 hotel rooms, the Le Fu Men gaming area, 10 restaurants, the ESSENCE Lounge, the luxurious 18,000 square feet Mandara Spa and seven retail shops. In addition to the 56-acre property, guests have privileged access to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation-owned Sequoyah National Golf Club, named one of Golf Magazine's best new golf courses. For complete details please click here.
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For further information contact:

Michael Fisher
Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
777 Casino Drive, Cherokee, NC 28719
Tel. 828-497-8463
E-Mail: mifisher@cherokee.harrahs.com






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Movie Under the Stars

Date(s): 7/25/2014

8:30pm

Chocowinity Recreation Complex Football Field
Join us for an outdoor family movie night! Madagascar 3 will begin at 8:30pm on the football field! FREE Admission. FREE Bag of popcorn and a FREE drink! Bring your lawnchair or blanket and enjoy a night out with your family!
This community event is sponsored by the Haw Branch Church of Christ, 1501 Haw Branch Rd, Chocowinity
Jason Kirkman, Minister: 252-946-5083

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Jessica Coltrane (Hole in One) is First Winner of Charitee Golf Challenge at Duck Woods Country Club!

Date(s): 7/11/2014

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Duck Woods Country Club
Jessica Coltrane (Hole in One) is First Winner of Charitee Golf Challenge at Duck Woods Country Club!



Jessica Coltrane is First Winner of DWCC Charitee Golf Challenge! … When Jessica Coltrane holed out her golf shot on the # 8 hole at Duck Woods Country Club recently, she accomplished two major firsts – she had just made her first hole in one ever, and she became the first winner of the club’s Charitee Golf Challenge since it began this spring.

As winner of the Charitee Golf Challenge, Miss Coltrane received $1,000. A $500 donation will be made to junior golf by Duck Woods Country Club.

Duck Woods Country Club is the only full service private country club on the Outer Banks. Duck Woods boasts a CMAA, CCM qualified General Manager/COO as well as a PGA Head Golf Professional and a USPTA Director of Tennis. The meticulously manicured 18-hole golf course, designed by Ellis Maples, opened for play June 8, 1969. It has been rated one of the Best Places to Play by Golf Digest Magazine and named an "official PGA Family Golf Course" by the PGA of America and U.S. Kids Golf. For more information about the club or membership, (full – golf, tennis, clubhouse, dining, fitness, pool, corporate – golf, tennis, clubhouse, dining, fitness, pool for business, and social - clubhouse, dining, fitness, pool), contact Patrick O’Keefe, CCM, General Manager, at 261-2744 or e-mail him at dwgm@duckwoodscc.com

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Carteret Community Theater

Date(s): 7/26/2014

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1311 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC
Christmas in July in Starke FL. This musical is not suited for audiences under 15, a comedy with language and intent
Carteret Community Theater 1311 Arendell Street Morehead City, NC www.themoreheadcenter.com 252-726-1501 and 252-247-5838

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Cirque Italia

Date(s): 8/1/2014

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Wilmington International Airport; 1740 Airport Blvd, Wilmington, NC, 28405
Many people dream of visiting Europe one day, and immersing themselves into its culture. Tomorrow, you will have the chance to experience a traditional event enjoyed in every village, town, and city across the “Old World:” A GENUINE, EUROPEAN TRAVELING CIRCUS WITH A UNIQUE FEATURE NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE IN AMERICA. Cirque Italia has gathered circus performers from around the world for this year’s production. The Cirque Italia owner decided to start a NEW CONCEPT in America with a TRAVELING 35,000 GALLON WATER STAGE!!!

This 40 foot Broadway circular style stage is 4 feet high and contains 35,000 gallons of water inside. During the show, audience members will be surprised when the lid lifts up to 35 feet in the air while a CURTAIN OF RAIN AND FOUNTAINS DANCE WITH EACH PERFORMANCE MOVE!

Friday, August 1 - 7:30pm
Saturday, August 2 - 2:30pm, 5:30pm, 8:30pm
Sunday, August 3 - 2:30pm, 6:30pm
Cirque Italia
9417048572
www.cirqueitalia.com
office.cirqueitalia@gmail.com

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Christmas in July

Date(s): 7/26/2014

8 a.m. -2 p.m.

Martin County Farmer's Market, 4001 W. Main Street Ext., Williamston, NC 27892
Produce vendors, homemade and handmade crafts, jewelry, and more!
Jean Brownfield, 252-809-3655

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MLK Grande Parade-Midtown Houston 2015

Date(s): 1/19/2015

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Midtown Houston-(San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street)-Houston, Texas 77004
The MLK Grande Parade Is The Largest Single Day Multicultural Activity In The U.S. That Commemorate The MLK National Holiday Observance. The Parade Originate On January 19, 2015 In Houston's Midtown On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street Beginning @ 10A Featuring More Than 200 Culturally Diverse Performing Groups From Across The Nation Including 20 Award Winning Marching Bands. Learn More @ http://www.mlkgrandeparade.org Or Call 713-953-1633
Charles Stamps
713-953-1633

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Blue13: Fire & Powder

Date(s): 2/15/2015

7pm

UNCW's Kenan Auditorium; 601 S. College Road; Wilmington, NC 28403
With their modern, colorful energy and theatrical performances, Blue13 has been established as one of the world’s most innovative and unique dance troupes. Known for signature urban and Bollywood dance styles, Blue13’s Fire & Powder is an imaginative adaptation of Romeo and Juliet bound to delight lovers of hip-hop, Bollywood and Shakespeare. Featuring a live drum line and energetic Indian soundtrack, this show fuses Bollywood with Hollywood, remaining true to Indian heritage while maintaining a modern edge.

For more information, visit www.uncw.edu/presents.
Stefanie Mancuso
910.962.2522
mancusos@uncw.edu

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Cherry Poppin' Daddies

Date(s): 11/13/2014

7pm

UNCW's Kenan Auditorium; 601 S. College Rd; Wilmington, NC 28403
Renowned for their infusion of swing and ska, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies first broke into the musical mainstream with their 1997 swing compilation, “Zoot Suit Riot.” While the band’s earlier releases were rooted mostly in funk and punk rock, their subsequent studio albums have incorporated elements from many diverse genres of popular music and Americana, including rock, rhythm and blues, soul and world music. Their performance features hits from the 1960s, a tribute to the music of the legendary Rat Pack.

For more information, visit www.uncw.edu/presents.
Stefanie Mancuso
910.962.2522
mancusos@uncw.edu

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CAROLINA MUSIC SHOWCASE

Date(s): 7/31/2014

11am to 4:30pm

SOUTH CAROLINA FILM INSTITUTE (2927 DEVINE STREET SUITE 130 COLA, SC 29205)
South Carolina Film Institute and Great Films.tv will be hosting an open music showcase free to the public that will take place in Columbia on July 31, 2014 from 11am to 4:30pm at the South Carolina Film Institute 2927 DEVINE ST SUITE 130 COLUMBIA SC 29205.

Applicants who arrive should have a demo tape or cd, instrument, and be prepared to perform on the spot.

Artists/Musicians unable to attend should submit their info/music to PRODUCER@GREATFILMS.TV

More info available @ GreatFilms.tv

About Great Films
GreatFilms.tv is the parent company of Great Films Music Group a newly formed media conglomerate based in Columbia South Carolina also doing business in Atlanta, Ga and New York, NY. GFMG intends to sign talented artist from the Carolinas as well as Nationwide. GFMG offers studio album production, music video production, as well as performance tour production to artist as part of our contract deals.
803-760-7989

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Pride Of The East # 524 Order Of The Eastern Star

Date(s): 8/2/2014

4pm-7pm

York Memorial AME Zion Church Greenville, NC 27834
Pride Of The East # 524 Birthday Bash
Cost: Adults: $10.00 Children 6 and under $5.00
Ruby Taylor (252) 364-8363
Belinda Wilkins (252) 367-1005

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New Business Opens in Downtown MHC

Date(s): 7/2/2014

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1013 Arendell St. in downtown Morehead City
New Business Opens in Downtown MHC

Gigi & Co, a shop specializing in fine resale items, has opened at 1013 Arendell St. in downtown Morehead City. The shop specializes in mid to high end clothing consignment items for affordable prices.

Even though owner Starlyn Miller, studied fashion and fashion marketing early in her life, she has worked in the medical field for the last 20 years. When her family recently relocated to Morehead City, she saw the opportunity to be involved in the community and pursue her passion.

This is Ms. Miller’s first venture as a business owner. She said, “We’re excited to be offering high quality and long lasting classic looks for women, men and children.” Gigi & Co is located in the block with Ginny Gordon’s, Eye to Eye and Bella’s Hair Studio.

She and her husband, Tony, have owned property in the area for the last nine years and both have looked forward to moving to the Crystal Coast after they raised their families and finished their first careers. They have three children and two grandchildren- Mikayla, age 2, and Jackson, age 4 months. When asked where the name of the store came from, Ms. Miller said, “My granddaughter, Mykayla, calls me Gigi.”
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CURRITUCK-DARE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AND WOMENS GIVING CIRCLE FUND ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

Date(s): 7/4/2014

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CURRITUCK-DARE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
AND WOMENS GIVING CIRCLE FUND
ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

The board of advisors of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation (CDCF) will be accepting grant requests beginning July 4 for nonprofit projects funded from its community fund, according to Janet Colegrove, board president. Funds are available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Dare and Currituck counties.

Hannah Robinson, grants chair, said the CDCF generally focuses on nonprofits that support community needs. “We know that these grants will have a large and immediate impact on the work that they’re doing,” she said.

The Currituck-Dare Women’s Giving Fund, a program of the CDCF, provides grants to nonprofit organizations that serve the needs of women and children in Dare and Currituck counties.

Applications are available online only at the North Carolina Community Foundation’s website. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying online. The CDCF grant cycle is July 4-Aug. 19 at noon.

This year’s Duck & Wine Festival, CDCF’s annual fundraiser, earned about $20,000 that was divided among its community grantmaking fund and the following nonprofits: Food for Thought, Friends of Jockey’s Ridge, Historic Jarvisburg Colored School and Currituck County Extension Agency.

The CDCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation. The community fund was established to help support local charitable needs through annual grants. In addition to Colegrove and Robinson, Currituck-Dare Community Foundation board members are: Jim Troutman, vice president, Vivian Simpson, treasurer, Patty Guillaume, secretary, and Lynne Alterman, Karen Etheridge, Sarah Banks, Nancy Procter, Linda Algood, and Fran Grossman.


About the North Carolina Community Foundation:
The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $74 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $171 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 67 counties across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

For further information, contact any board member NCCF Regional Associate Natalie Jenkins Peel (252) 216-8908 or visit the NCCF website at nccommunityfoundation.org.

Facebook or follow on Twitter @NCCF.

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Quincy & Rashida Jones-Stand Up 2 Cancer :30 TV PSA

Date(s): 6/24/2014

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Music industry icon and prostate cancer survivor, Quincy Jones, and his daughter, actress Rashida Jones, have joined together in collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Prostate Cancer Foundation in a :30 TV PSA designed to raise awareness about the importance of speaking with your doctor about prostate cancer. Please find the links to preview and download this PSA below (this PSA can air through 12/31/14). And, let us know if we need to provide you with any other format or deliver this PSA to you in any other method.

PREVIEW/DOWNLOAD LINKS:
HD :30 TV PSA (ISCI code: SU2CPCFH):
http://vimeo.com/boombroadcast/review/67156094/d9baa5304f
SD :30 TV PSA (ISCI code: SU2CPCFS):
http://vimeo.com/boombroadcast/review/67158283/6403cf1b9e
DIRECTIONS for Vimeo:
• To preview, press play button icon.
• If you want to download the PSA, scroll down on this page and click on "Clip Info/Download" to see the available downloadable files - you will want to click on "Original .MOV file" for a broadcast quality PSA. And, if you clicked on "Original .MOV file" and your browser just started to load and play the video instead of downloading it, please try right-clicking on "Original .MOV file" and choosing the 'Save as,' 'Save target as,' 'Save link as,' or 'Download linked file' option.
Alternate Links to Download the PSA if Vimeo doesn't work for you:
HD Version: http://we.tl/HP5Q2BF9Si
SD Version: http://we.tl/5ku3eiyoAv

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death for men in the United States. 2.5 million American men are currently living with prostate cancer, yet according to SU2C President & CEO Sung Poblete, PhD, RN, “Men are 40 percent less likely than women to have visited a healthcare provider in the past year… talking to one’s doctor about prostate cancer is critically important.”

Help us spread the message and to empower men to speak with their doctors about developing a plan for prostate cancer health. As Rashida Jones states, “We have to protect the men we cherish, so please talk to your fathers, your grandfathers, husbands, brothers and sons and make sure they speak to their doctors about this disease and how to reduce their risk.”

If you have any questions or problem previewing/downloading video, please contact our team at psa@boombroadcast.com or at (609) 748-7411.

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A Health Fair for Community Members of Wilson

Date(s): 9/24/2014

9am - 5pm

First Baptist Church 311 W. Nash Street Wilson, NC 27893


A health fair for community members of Wilson will be held on Wednesday, September 24th from 9 AM until 5 PM. The health fair will be located at First Baptist Church, 311 West Nash Street, Wilson, NC 27893.

The Health Fair is free of charge to participants. Activities include health screenings by community organizations and health information.

The Lions Vision Van and the North Carolina Baptist Dental Van will be available.
(252) 246-1392
(252) 399-7447
dwatson@wilsoncc.edu

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Family Night Open House

Thursday, February 27

Roseleaf Academy in Farmville
Looking for an all girls’ school? Roseleaf Academy, the only girls’ middle school in eastern North Carolina, is hosting their Family Night Open House on Thursday, February 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The school is located in a new facility in Farmville.
Visit www.roseleaf.org or call (252) 753-0230 to learn more.

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Girl Power! The 5th Annual Women's Expo

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American Legion Bldg,
Girl Power!
Lots of Women Plan to Spend the Day with Their Girlfriends at the 5th Annual Women's Expo at the American Legion Bldg, Saturday, September 18, 2010
Plan a day with all your best gals at the Crist Clinic Jacksonville Women’s Expo, coming to the American Legion Bldg / Fairgrounds, September 18, 2010. The Jacksonville Women's Expo offers something for every woman.
Attendees can visit exhibits and see the latest trends in hair and fashion, educational and interactive experience, product and food samples, entertainment, demonstrations, on-site services, health screenings, women’s community organizations, networking, door prizes, and fabulous marketing potential all while helping to benefit the Onslow Women’s Center.
In addition to the fabulous and unique shopping opportunities, attendees will also be able to enter one of our many raffles. Fabulous prizes will be handed out every 15 minutes.
New this year, The Mega Purse and Chic Shoe Sale Fundraiser! Purchase high quality gently used purses and shoes, pricing starts as little as .50 cents! All proceeds benefit Onslow County Literacy programs and Onslow Women’s Center.
The event, which is a partnership between The Daily News and the Onslow Women‘s Center, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday the 18th at the American Legion building on Broadhurst street. Part of the proceeds from this event benefit the Onslow Women’s Center which is the only sexual assault center covering Onslow County.
There's still time for vendors who wish to exhibit. For applications and information, please contact ENC Marketing at (252) 635-5658.
This is an extraordinary event is not to be missed. Show hours run: 10am to 4pm Admission is $2.00 for adults and children under 12 are free. For more information, call Terri Cone 910-219-8403

. For more information, call Terri Cone 910-219-8403

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