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Washington HS Wrestling Team Car Wash Fundraiser

At the Verizon store located across the street from Burger King.
Subject: Washington HS Wrestling Team Car Wash Fundraiser

The Washington High School Wrestling Team will be doing a car wash fundraiser on Saturday May 28th from 8 am until Noon at the Verizon store located across the street from Burger King. The team will use the money raised to help pay for their team camp at North Carolina State that they will be attending in July. Please enter the parking lot on the left side of the building for this event. The car wash is free and there will be donation buckets on site. Thanks coach Penhollow-252-367-7021


Oct 3, 2015 7:00am - 1:00pm

WESTSIDE FWB CHURCH - Family Life Center 1205 Lynn Drive Kinston, NC 28503
"One man's trash is another man's treasure..."

Make room for new blessings! Reserve a 10 x 10 space for just $10, and sell some of the stuff you don't need anymore. Your space will include a table and all the chairs you may need. Extra tables are $5 each and/or you may bring your own extra table.

This is a great way to earn some money and clean house at the same time. Sign up today to join the yard sale or donate your items to the church to be sold.

Vendors are welcome! Pampered Chef Independent Consultant, Cathy Bryant, will be available from 8am to noon.

Our kitchen will be open for breakfast and lunch so come hungry!

To sign up, contact Sandy or Brad Tilghman at 252-522-5729.

Indoor Yard Sale (rain or shine)

Apr 11, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Westside FWB Church in Kinston, 1205 Lynn Drive
Looking to earn a little money or make room for new things after spring cleaning? Reserve a 10x10 space with a table and chairs for just $10.00 and sell your items. Vendors are welcome.

Or stop by and browse the various items for sale.

The kitchen will be open for breakfast and lunch so come hungry!

To sign up or for more information, contact Sandy Tilghman at (252) 522-5729.

Indoor Yard Sale at Westside Church

1205 Lynn Drive in Kinston (Off of Roseanne Dr., behind Bill Fay Park)
Join Westside FWB Church for an indoor yard sale Saturday, August 2nd from 7am to noon, rain or shine! Stop by to see what hidden treasures you may find!

There will be children's clothes and toys, books, movies, electronics, plants, sports items, skin care products, furniture, home decorations, holiday decorations, pet toys, and much more!

OR, take the opportunity to make room for new things in your home, and sell some of your items with us! Rent a 12x12 space with table and chairs for only $10. Contact Sandy Tilghman at (252) 522-5729 to reserve your space today.

Spread the word! Hope to see you there!

Helping Hands Boutique Yard Sale

Apr 5, 2014 8 AM - 2 PM

2715 Hwy 70 E James City,NC
Yard sale to benefit the Coastal Women's Shelter

Helping Hands Boutique

Reasons to Run 5K Run/Walk

May 10, 2014 8:30 am

Bond Park, Cary, NC
This is a family event for runners and walkers. All proceeds will go directly to "7 Billion Reasons", a global non-profit organization, currently working to share the love of Jesus Christ among impoverished children in Busia, Uganda. 7 Billion Reasons is in the early stages of developing a community campus that will include a Christian school, a medical clinic, a church, and farmland. The goal of this 5k is to raise money to assist with the purchase of the land and the initial building phase. Check-in will take place at the Kiwanis Shelter at Bond Park in Cary. The 5k is on a certified course traversing various trails. The race will NOT be timed but prizes will be awarded for the top 5 male and top 5 female finishers. There will be a shorter course for children and even a bounce house. Check-in will begin at 7:30am and the race will start at 8:30am. See more at:

Lori Kanode

DH Conley High School PTSA BBQ Dinner Fundraiser and Bake Sale

Apr 4, 2014 4 to 7 pm

DH Conley High School Cafeteria- Worthington Rd. Greenville, NC
BBQ Fundraiser and Bake Sale to Raise Money DH Conley High School- Includes BBQ, Chicken, Green Beans.... $8.00 per plate - KING's BBQ

DH Conley School (252) 756-3440
Buy tickets from the school office or call Pam at 252-758-1331


Apr 5, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Beaufort County Community College, Washington, N.C.
A spring festival to raise money for Student Government Association activities featuring bands, children's games, over 40 arts and crafts vendors, a car show and food and fun for the entire family

Theresa Edwards, Student Activities Coordinator, at or 252-940-6217

Little Swift Creek Vol. Fire Dept. BBQ Fundraiser

Mar 29, 2014 11 a.m. until

4580 Hwy. 17 N, Ernul, NC 28527
Plates are $7.00
Eat in or take out
Drive thru service available

Keul Whitford

Greenville Brushstrokes Clothesline Art Show

Apr 26, 2014 10 4 p.m.

Pitt Co. Historical Society Primitive Baptist Church Firetower Road, Greenville, NC
Our Clothesline Show features local artist paintings done in watercolor, acrylics, oil, or mixed media all of which are original works. There will be an array of framed as well as unframed art all at excellent prices. Art will be displayed in the church as well as hung outside for viewing
. Several of the artist will be on site painting. there will be live music, and a raffle drawing for an awesome watercolor original painting by one of our members, Pete Hickey.
10% of profits go to the Pitt Co. Historical Society. This is a must see and experience show!!!

Dorothy Jensen 252 355 6543

Swansboro Rotary Oyster Roast

Mar 15, 2014 5-8 p.m.

Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro
Swansboro Rotary Club’s 35th annual Oyster Roast and Pig-Out will be March 15, 5-8 p.m.

Tickets purchased in advance are $45. They allow entry to one of the club’s most popular fundraisers, an all-you-can-eat extravaganza that takes place indoors at the Rotary Civic Center in Swansboro.

Machine Gun, a popular and well-known variety band from Wilmington, will provide musical entertainment.

Diners are reminded to bring an oyster knife and a glove. In addition to oysters, the menu includes roasted pig, fried fish, clam chowder, hot dogs with chili, cole slaw, hush puppies, condiments and a variety of beverages.

The civic center, which is on West Main Street Extension off NC 24 behind Family Care Pharmacy, provides a spacious indoor area for diners. It will be equipped with several large screen televisions tuned to the NCAA basketball tournament.

Tickets purchased at the door will cost $50. Tickets for children 15 and younger are $20, available only at the door.

Proceeds from the event are used to benefit youth scholarships and projects in Onslow and Carteret counties.

Tickets can be purchased from any member of the Swansboro Rotary Club or at the Civic Center. Tickets can also be purchased at Darden Insurance and Century 21 Waterway Realty in Swansboro and at Eastern Mortgage in Emerald Isle.

For more information, call (910) 326-6175.

Great Glow Run benefitting Easter Seals UCP

May 3, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Town Commons
The Easter Seals UCP Great Glow Run will light up Greenville in support of individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. The illuminated 5K evening race will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Town Common. Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the race starts at 8:00 p.m. Participants will don glow and LED gear as they join other enthused runners on an eye-catching, glimmering course.

Register by April 18 at for just $35. Unless sold out, day of event registration is $50. Active duty military are eligible for a special $25 registration; team discounts also available. Entry fee includes bib, timing chip, race t-shirt, bib, glow decoration and entrance to the post-race Afterglow party.

Patrick Curran (919) 783-8898 x8907

2nd Annual Northside High School Project Graduation Reverse Raffle

Mar 14, 2014 7:00 p.m.

Jacksonville Country Club

$5000 CASH!

Additional Prizes:
1st ticket drawn: $200 cash
Every 50th ticket drawn: $100 cash
289th ticket drawn: 2-night stay in TN log cabin

Each $50.00 ticket includes:
Your chance to win one of our exciting prizes
Admits 2 adults into the Jacksonville Country Club
Friday, March 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
*Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served
*Winner does NOT have to be present*

Only 300 tickets will be sold….. Limited quantities remain!!!

We will deliver tickets if necessary.

For ticket purchase call NHS at (910) 455-4868, emailing or by calling/texting (910) 915-3686.

BBQ Lunch

Mar 9, 2013 11 am

Comfort Fire & EMS 4255 Highway 41 West Trenton NC 28585

BBQ plates with all the fixings sold for $6 a plate

David Miller 910-388-6972


Mar 16, 2013 6:30 pm

at the Council for the Arts in Jacksonville


A red carpet gala event will be held on Saturday evening, March 16, 2013, to benefit the Foundation for Hospice. The Faces of Compassion Gala & Auction is the area’s only mask event. Over 100 ceramic masks, decorated and painted by eastern NC’s artists, crafters, and other creative talents, will be auctioned. These unique masks have been exhibited at the Council for the Arts in Jacksonville and are currently on display at the Art Exposure in Hampstead and will be there until the first week in March.

The gala will feature a concert performance by Ocracoke Island’s award winning Molasses Creek Band who have recorded 12 albums and been performed on National Public Radio’s Prairie Home Companion. Special guests for the evening will be Miss North Carolina USA and Miss North Carolina Teen USA. In addition, jazz saxophonist, Richard Lawton will entertain with smooth jazz. This red carpet event will offer up heavy h’ordeuvres and lots of fun as attendees compete in a silent and a “live” auction for the masks of their choice.

This fundraising event will be held at the Infant of Prague Parish Hall in Jacksonville and will begin at 6:30 pm on Saturday, March 16th. Tickets are $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased in Jacksonville, Kinston, Hampstead, and New Bern at the Continuum Home Care & Hospice office. Tickets will also be sold at the door; however, seating is limited. Call 888-814-8904 for more information. All proceeds from the Faces of Compassion Gala & Auction will go to the Foundation for Hospice, a nonprofit agency which provides financial assistance to terminally ill persons and offers grief support programs to their families including Camp Butterfly.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Iris Foreman at (910) 455-3925.

Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association Fund Raiser

Feb 23, 2013 6:00pm to 9:00pm

NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores

The Eastern Carolina Artificial Reef Association (ECARA) will be holding its annual Fund Raising dinner on Saturday, February 23rd from 6:00pm-9:00pm. This year's keynote speaker is Mike Daniels, one of the finders of the Queen Anne's Revenge. There will be exhibits, silent auctions, a 50/50 raffle, entertainment, and shows by the aquarium staff. ECARA is a non-profit organization that seeks to raise money to promote the understanding of the economic and ecological benefits of Artificial Reefs in Eastern North Carolina and to raise money for creating new artificial reefs to sustain a healthy marine environment for the enjoyment of SCUBA Divers and Sports Fisherman along the Crystal Coast of North Carolina.
There is no charge for admission, although any donation will be appreciated. Advance registration with ECARA will gain you access to the Sound Side Hall where a wonderful dinner will be catered by The Crabs Claw along with an open bar. New ECARA members may purchase a membership and register for dinner for $30.

Jay Mead

Gatesville VFD - 23rd Annual Shrimp Feast

Sep 25, 2010 4:30-7:30 pm

Eason’s Crossroads Ballpark
Gatesville VFD to host 23rd Annual Shrimp Feast
Gatesville, NC The Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department will host its
23rd Annual Shrimp Feast, Saturday Sept. 25, 2010 at the Eason’s Crossroads Ballpark.
The Filling Station of Roberonville, NC will prepare the food, shrimp , fish planks, coleslaw and baked beans. Food will be served from 4:30-7:30 pm
All you care to eat! The Canyon Road Band will provide music to dance the night away.
Tickets are $25 per person and should be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at the Gates County Courthouse in Gatesville and at Hofler Tractor in Sunbury. Tickets are also available from any Gatesville Volunteer firefighter. To have a firefighter contact you about tickets please call 252-357-1001 or email
All proceeds from this event go to the General operating budget Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department . No tickets will be available at the gate this year. Eason’s Crossroads Ballpark is on Medical Center Road just north of Hwy 158 in the center of Gates County.

To have a firefighter contact you about tickets please call 252-357-1001 or email