Discover New Bern and Beyond Podcast – May 22nd

New Bern Now's Podsquad

George Oliver, Susan Moffat-Thomas, Wendy Card, Rich Sheridan, and Dobert Owsley

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

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During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan, Susan Moffat-Thomas, and Special Guest, George Oliver and I highlighted numerous businesses and non-profits in and around New Bern!

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:

00:46 – Intro discussion with George Oliver about the Downtown Dare and Strung Together Band

3:18 – Dobert Owsley, Former President of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 886 and Chairman of the Craven County Veterans Council joined us to talk about Memorial Day Weekend and other current veterans subjects.

10:18 – North Carolina History Center Clock and Baxter’s Clock Restoration

16:01 – National Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall on Display

18:15 – Craven County Veterans Affairs Podcast

19:15 – Daughters of the American Revolution Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter

20:31 – Interview with Pat Drake about the Tryon Civitan Club’s Food Drive

22:01 – 2017 Crystal Coast Discovery Map

22:40 – Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair

21:22 – National Cancer Survivor’s Day

23:26 – Lawson Creek Park

24:58 – The importance of walking your dog

29:56 – Buried Time Capsules

30:44 – Neil Diamond Tribute Show

33:15 – Behind the Scenes Costume Shop at Tryon Palace

33:58 – North Carolina Symphony performance on Tryon Palace’s South Lawn

35:06 – Daytrippin’ to the Crystal Coast

38:10 – Kayaking on the Trent River

39:38 – Merchant’s Grocery

40:05 – Concert Series Events in Eastern NC Towns

40:41 – Adult Enrichment Program

41:56 – Hammock’s Beach State Park

42:50 – Shark Tracker website

43:15 – Upcoming Events

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

We’ll be back on June 5, 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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