Selected Community Events
St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 800 Rountree, Kinston, NC
Just pick up a box, fill it with a variety of delicious cookies and pay just $7 a pound! Perfect for gifts, party trays, or cookie jars. Leave with a gift wrapped box of homemade cookies ready to be delivered to friends or family. A cafe style lunch will be served including homemade soup and fresh crunchy bread for $6.00. All proceeds go to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church educational outreach ministries locally & globally.
Jacksonville VFW Post 9133’s Ladies Auxiliary’s Annual Christmas Bazaar
1450 Piney Green Road
“Vendors are needed for Jacksonville VFW Post 9133’s Ladies Auxiliary’s annual Christmas Bazaar set for Saturday, December 14th from 8am til 2pm. We’ve always enjoyed a wide variety of hand-crafted wares and specialty items for everyone on your list. Spaces are available for a range of modest donations and they go fast, so make your reservations now! The event is our premier fundraiser, open to the public for both sellers and shoppers, and features door prizes, raffles, a Chinese Auction, White Elephant and Bake Sales. All proceeds benefit the many fine projects of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. The event is open to the public at no charge for admission.
The Post is located at 1450 Piney Green Road in Jacksonville.
For more information, please call 910-581-5947 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.”
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 email@example.com
FACES OF COMPASSION GALA & AUCTION
Mar 16, 2013 6:30 pm
at the Council for the Arts in Jacksonville
FACES OF COMPASSION GALA & AUCTION
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.
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 GVFDST20@aol.com
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 GVFDST20@aol.com