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I wanted to thank all the nonprofit representatives who made the 2015 StarNews Media Conscience Fair a success.
I'm reading your feedback notes and we'll discuss them here at the StarNews as we prepare for next year's fair.
Basically, I'm hearing that most of you liked the downtown location, although the room seemed a bit crowded and stuffy to some.
But a number of you liked having everyone in the same room because of the networking opportunities it…Continue
Posted by Si Cantwell on February 16, 2015 at 3:07pm
Posted by Si Cantwell on February 3, 2015 at 10:54am
The Senior Resource Center will have volunteers preparing tax returns for FREE. We would like to encourage those 60 and older, with low to moderate income, to take advantage of this free service. We will begin Monday February 2nd at 8am. People begin lining up on the first day as early as 6:30am. We will take persons until we fill up for the day, then she will make a sign that says FULL FOR TODAY and last year we filled up at 8:15am. The line is long on the first few…Continue
Posted by Shantel Davis on January 23, 2015 at 9:22am
When is local NOT local?
If you are like me, I like to use my local merchants whenever possible. I live and work in the local community. I support the local schools. I pay the local taxes. I also worship and give at my local church. To me, local is North Brunswick County.
The contributions at our local Brunswick Country Manna food pantry in Leland are down. It got me wondering. I have noticed, at the local banks, and merchants, boxes for food collection for the “local”…
Posted by Pastor Jay Merritt on September 29, 2014 at 3:00pm
Wilmington Faith and Values - a local nonsectarian online media nonprofit - is seeking copy editing and social media/marketing interns.If you are a University of North Carolina Wilmington student,…Continue
Started by Wilmington Faith and Values Jan 2, 2013.
I am the new Activities Assistant at the Senior Resource Center here in Wilmington, and I want to hear from anyone who is a senior. Maybe you know someone who is a senior, in that case I'd like to…Continue
Started by Shantel Davis Mar 14, 2012.
August 1st, 2011Press ReleaseHarry Barker, the eco-friendly pet product company, is sponsoring a nationwide campaign this Fall for Canines for Veterans, a non-profit, national program that teaches…Continue
Started by Pat Hairston Aug 5, 2011.
I'm passing this along, but I have no idea who is behind it and I can't vouch for it.Just thought it might be of interest to this community. Si Cantwell…Continue
Started by Si Cantwell Jan 24, 2011.
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