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3330
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Civic volunteers are a vital part of the life of the state's towns and cities. Don Edwards (Greenville) and Donald Skinner (Ayden) are examples of individuals whose contributions of time and service enhance their communities.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 47 Issue 6, June 1997, p1, 8-9, por
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23792
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The authors highlight three Western North Carolina philanthropists who traveled thousands of miles from home to help those in need.
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25153
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Linwood Respess has done many things for the Pungo River Chapter of the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation. He is also one of the PTRF’s greatest advocates.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Fall 1986, p2, por
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25157
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A workshop is being held to inform a diverse group of citizens about the Albemarle/Pamlico Estuarine Project.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Winter 1987, p1
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25162
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More than 500 residents of Beaufort County have been enlisted to help with the Albemarle/Pamlico Estuarine Study. In addition, they have finally begun work on the study after much deliberation.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 6 Issue 3, Spring 1987, p4, 9, por
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25198
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation shares information about three new volunteer committees they have established.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 11 Issue 4, Summer 1992, p5
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25213
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During the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation’s annual Oyster roast, several volunteers were honored for their distinguished service in their efforts on behalf of the PTRF.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Winter 1994, p6, por
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26485
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Big Sweep is an annual volunteer event in North Carolina that will be held on September 21, 1991. Volunteers pick up trash at locations across the state, and help raise awareness about litter and recycling.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 38 Issue 5, Fall 1991, p20-21, il, por
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28045
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Amber Smith is the winner of a 2010 Indy Citizen Award for her positive contribution to society in the Triangle area. Amber Smith is the founder of ME3 which matches people with volunteering opportunities. ME3 also fosters the spirit of volunteerism in high school, offering a Community Leadership and Service course. The course helps students work on projects which benefit their local communities.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 47, November 2010, p19 Periodical Website
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27993
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The Federation of Woman’s Exchanges was established in 1934 to promote the art of handicrafts and to provide a marketplace for women. The exchanges were formed based on a self-help ideology and women’s volunteerism, and continue to operate today. Saints Creations in New Bern is a member of the Exchange, and offers opportunity to exchange local handmade items.
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28983
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More than six thousand pastors have signed a letter to President Donald Trump supporting the country’s refugee resettlement program, including almost twenty from North Carolina. Supporters say that loving one’s neighbor and welcoming the stranger are key tenets of Christianity. Durham’s Hope Valley Baptist Church and other volunteers have converted spaces into short-term housing and become mentors for refugees.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 10, March 2017, p24-25, por Periodical Website
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35317
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Profiled was an Ashe County resident who, according to Sue Spirit, wears many hats: experienced gardener and global-sojourning volunteer, instructor for an eco-friendly course for college student interns, and physician’s assistant at a local clinic that offers free services.
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36446
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When it comes to Belks’ contemporary company image, the word fashionable can be replaced with sustainable. Planting seeds of accountability toward the earth and environment is this corporation’s ecologically rooted endeavors. Endeavors exemplified were a volunteer farm stand, Common Grounds, and organic farm, Wild Hope Farm.
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36581
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At Asheville Aphasia Group, individuals from this nonprofit organization are a voice in a sense for individuals who have lost the ability to speak or understand language, often because of cranial trauma, stroke, tumor, or infection. A condition long largely unknown to the public, it has gained more attention in recent years through attention drawn to Senator Gabrielle Giffords.
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36580
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Instead of self-treating injured wild animals, Appalachian Wildlife Refuge recommends leaving the creatures in professional care. With a staff consisting of individuals such as licensed rehabilitators, environmental educators, and veterinarians, this nonprofit organization endeavors to open a center in the community offering care for small animals such as reptiles and birds.