New Bern and Beyond Podcast – August 7, 2017

New Bern and Beyond Podcast

The Podsquad: Laura Johnson, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Colleen Roberts, Wendy Card, Rich Sheridan, and Lisa Bisbee-Lentz

Episode 75

Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina.

During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Colleen Roberts and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC! Find out if we talked about you, your business, or non-profit!

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If you didn’t know, The Podsquad meets every other Thursday to record the bulk of the podcast. We also do phone interviews throughout the week and insert the recording into the next podcast and if it’s a non-profit or event interview, it also airs on New Bern’s News Talk Radio Station WNOS 107.5 FM.

Show notes:

00:52 – Visit from Elizabeth Dixon with On Q Financial and Lisa Thomas with Thomas Engineering

4:43 – Visit from Sandra Phelps, Executive Director of the United Way of Coastal Carolina

5:52 – United Way Celebrates 60th Anniversary and ground breaking of Downtown Park at Roundtree and Queen Street

7:11 – United Way hosts Business Before Hours with the Chamber

11:58 – Publix Supermarkets

13:23 – Non Profit Awareness Month

20:08 – Craven County Veterans Council and VFW Post 2514 Host Social Media Workshop

22:47 – Special thanks to Jon Derby

23:06 – Bob’s Little Leg Recovery Go Fund Me

23:57 – The Community of Excellence presents Legacy Motown Revue

25:49 – Interview with Pat Drake about the Tryon Civitan Club’s “No Child Wet Behind Diaper Drive”

27:22 – ArtWalk and Artcrawl activities throughout Downtown New Bern

29:55 – Young Professionals Group River Jam presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

30:22 – Summer Family Movie Night: Secret Life of Pets

30:50 – Tryon Palace Gardens Lecture Series;  A Look at Caning and Rush Seating; Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab;  Tryon Palace’s African American Lecture Series: W’en Dey Listed

32:02 – Piggin’ and Grinnin’ at Tryon Palace

33:17 – USCG Auxiliary Navigating Local Waters Class

34:32 – Craven County Partners in Education’s Stuff The Bus Event

36:31 – City 3 TV – City of New Bern’s Public Access Television Station

37:30 – Roof Repairs and Restoration at City Hall

39:40 – National Night Out After Report

41:58 – Workforce Development Training Center

46:39 – Visit from Tova Hairston, Executive Director of the Coastal Women’s Shelter

49:00 – Daytrippin with Rich Sheridan of the Crystal Coast Discovery Map

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We’ll be back on August 21, 2017.

Special thanks to Lisa Bisbee-Lentz and Mike Lentz for letting us record in the Isaac Taylor House!

Please let us know if you have any comments, suggestions, or would like to set up an interview and spread the word about a special event or other interesting topic. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Wendy Card

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