New Bern and Beyond Podcast for March 12th, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad

Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Deedra Durocher, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Clayton Cheek, and Wendy Card

Episode 89

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: Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Clayton Cheek, and I talked about all kinds of positive things happening in our community of New Bern, NC and beyond! We were joined by special guests, Deedra Durocher and Timothy Downs.

Listen to our podcast show here:

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.

This podcast is brought to you by Wit Clothier! Where they have custom and curated clothes for men and women. Visit them in the Stanly House located at 502 Pollock St., call 252-631-5098 or check out their website at

Show notes:

1:04 – Catching up with the Podsquad

4:21 – Interview with Deedra Durocher, Volunteer and Resource Coordinator, Habitat for Humanity of Craven County

19:25 – Public Meeting for Martin Marietta Park Master Plan Input

20:31 – Coffee with a Cop

20:50 – Interview with Timothy Downs, Director of Economic Development for Craven County – Employment Resources and Jobs Event

27:59 – Color for A Cause

28:13 – 15th Annual Taste of Coastal Carolina

29:03 – Acoustic Coffee House with Patrick Bliss

28:39 – Third Annual St Patrick’s Celebration, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the North Carolina History Center. Presented by the Rotary Club of New Bern. Call 252-671-2377.

29:47 – St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl

30:02 – Trivia Night Fundraiser

30:13 – Madagascar Jr,

30:34 – March for Sickle Cell 5K Walk/Run

30:53 – Free Horticultural Workshop ‘Warm Season Turfgrass’

32:14 – 2018 Democratic Convention: Craven County Democratic Party

32:28 – Inclusive Easter Egg Hunt

32:49 – Hot Buttered Grits Live

33:16 – New Bern Home and Garden Show

33:37 – ShamRock 2018 with the Joe Baes Project

33:53 – 4th Social Media Summit

37:33 – Arbor Day Celebration

37:49 – 3 Redneck Tenors

38:06 – I Love That Lady Awards and Recognition Banquet

38:20 – New Bern Get Your Color On

38:35 – Girls Night Out and Networking Social

38:54 – 10th Annual Installation of Art at the Airport

39:10 – Johnsmith Live

39:26 – Gem Productions featuring Underground District

39:38 – 2018 Neuse River Bridge Run

39:45 – Easter Eggstravaganza

39:57 – Harry Goodman Battlefield Adventure Day,

40:15 – One Million Goal Charity Concert and Auction

40:41 – At The Gallery: Cy Coleman performed by Andrea Owens, Phil Owens, and Judy Harrison

41:03 – 80s Prom Party

41:15 – Daytrippin’ to Emerald Isle and Kenansville

Tune into our latest Podcast episodes and radio interviews on ITunes.

We’ll be back on March 26, 2018.

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. You can contact us by sending an email or by calling 252-638-6858.

Wendy Card

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