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Craven Smart Start Board Meeting

Craven Smart Start
The Board of Directors of Craven Smart Start, Inc. will hold their October board meeting on Wednesday, October 25th at 1:00 p.m. at the University of Mount Olive, located at 2912 Trent Road in New Bern. New Board members, Cheryl Reed, Lisa Kemp and Melinda Mowery will be introduced. The Board will review revisions to […]
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Children’s Healthy Development: The Foundation For Successful Communities

Child Abuse Awareness Month
Community Coalition for Craven County Children (C⁵) Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month North Carolina’s future success relies on the healthy growth and development of all children. During April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Community Coalition for Craven County Children (C5) encourages the citizens of Craven County to come together to celebrate efforts to ensure […]
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Annual Coat Drive for Children in Need

Coats for Children Drive
The Annual Coat drive is a holiday charity drive where patients and the public are invited to donate new winter coats to be given to local children in need as Christmas gifts. All donations will be distributed by the Craven County Department of Social Services. The coats may be any size but must be new with […]
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Workshop for Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Their Grandchildren
Grandparents raising their grandchildren were invited to attend the workshop to learn about support and resources for raising children in today’s challenging environment. The group focused on identifying their individual needs, dealing with difficult situations and resources and support currently available to them. For information, contact the Children’s Coalition at 636-4900, ext. 3081, or email Parents […]
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The Vital Role of Parents

Craven County Children
From: Too Small to Fail – Clinton Foundation and Next Generation Parents keep children safe and healthy – it’s in our genes to look out for our children’s well-being. We react instinctively when a child is in harm’s way. The more we learn about how children develop, the more we know about the crucial role […]
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Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

Pinwheels for Prevention
Laura Johnson and I enjoyed meeting Link Bonforte and Brian Cardoza with the Community Coalition for Craven County Children to learn more about upcoming events for Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. The radio interview is aired on New Bern’s TalkRadio Station WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM. You can listen to the interview here: http://www.newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/NBN-Prevent-Child-Abuse-043014.mp3 Upcoming […]
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Summer Camp Experience For Kids

After a few days of warmer weather, families may begin thinking of summer plans.  Many different local summer options can be found for Craven County families, but you may be ready to consider an overnight residential camp for a child this summer. Parents can find an array of specialty camps that focus on almost every […]
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It’s time for Coats for Kids!

Coats for Children Drive
Our 19th year of collecting new coats for area children in need. The coats may be any size but must be new with price tag attached. Donations may be made at Flemming Chiropractic and Whole Child Wellness, 3601 Trent Road, in New Bern through December 20th. All donations will be distributed by the Craven County […]
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Parenting Café

The Community Coalition for Craven County Children presented the first Parenting Cafe in Craven County on October 17th!  The Hope Family Resource Center hosted the group.  The focus was on social connections and how they impact parenting.  The three questions addressed were: What would this community look like if all people were able to partner […]
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