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Macy’s Hosts Ninth Annual Shop for a Cause

Macy’s Hosts Ninth Annual Shop for a Cause

MACY’S HOSTS NINTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 AND CUSTOMERS SAVE STOREWIDE Macy’s offers customers a one-day 25 percent discount with a $5 donation to March of Dimes   RALEIGH, NC August 18, 2014 – Macy’s and the March of Dimes invites customers to participate in its ninth annual national Shop For A Cause charity event on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts. Since 2006, the program has helped raise more than $44 million for thousands of charities across the country. Macy’s has designated March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization in support of pregnancy and baby health, as its […]

Join Federation Advocate Mike Giles on a Rich Inlet Exploration

Join Federation Advocate Mike Giles on a Rich Inlet Exploration

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – The N.C. Coastal Federation along with Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Inc. will sponsor two boat trips with the federation’s Coastal Advocate Mike Giles and Capt. Joe Abbate to explore Rich Inlet and the Lea Island complex of shoals and sandbars north of Figure Eight Island. The first trip is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 29 and the other for Friday, Sept. 26. Both four-hour trips start at 8 a.m. The boat trips, part of the federation’s Coastal Adventures series, will explore diverse marine ecosystems, visit important birding areas and see first-hand the unspoiled Hutaff-Lea Island barrier island complex. Lunch will be provided aboard Abbate’s boat, Shamrock. “The trips will give people the chance to […]

Call for Artists – Seafood Blues and Jazz Poster Contest (Deadline 9-8-14)

Call for Artists – Seafood Blues and Jazz Poster Contest (Deadline 9-8-14)

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF form download ) KURE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – Time is growing short, but there is still time to submit your entry for your vision to convey B L U E S   & J A Z Z, in an outstanding artistic form. We hold a Poster Design Contest to allow the artist within to express the Seafood Blues & Jazz feel, the BUZZ, the modaz. Do you have an idea that you need to get down on paper?   Is there a creative doodle that just will not leave your mind? Take a few minutes and review the Entry Form and requirements, and sign […]

Carolina RailHawks Join The Chef’s Academy for a “Cook-Off with a Kick” to Benefit North Carolina Food Bank

Carolina RailHawks Join The Chef’s Academy for a “Cook-Off with a Kick” to Benefit North Carolina Food Bank

Aug. 28 community event to include team meet-and-greet, food tasting and beer sampling CARY, NC August 14, 2014 – The Carolina RailHawks will be stepping off the pitch Thursday, August 28, to compete for bragging rights in a food challenge at The Chef”s Academy’s, Morrisville campus, 2001 Carrington Mill Blvd, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, with a $5 donation or the contribution of five non-perishable food items per person, with all collections going to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. “The Chef’s Academy has always enjoyed engaging our community in events to raise funds or collect canned goods for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina,” said Chef Jeffrey Bane, campus president and […]

Coach Danny Ford, Clemson featured on Havoline Football Saturdays this Saturday

Coach Danny Ford, Clemson featured on Havoline Football Saturdays this Saturday

Emmy Award-Winning Havoline Football Saturdays Wraps Up Summer with Episode 6 Airing This Weekend This Week Features Coaching Great Danny Ford, Broadcasting Great Lee Corso, Louisville Linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin, and an All-Day Road Trip to Clemson CHARLOTTE, NC August 14, 2014 – Raycom Sports’ multi-Emmy Award-winning summer television series, “Havoline Football Saturdays,” concludes its eleventh season this summer with Episode 6.  The series, with six one-hour episodes, is hosted by Tim Brando and syndicated in 92 markets throughout the country. This week’s show features coaching great Danny Ford. Known as an old school coach, Ford played college football at Alabama, learning the sport from legendary coach Bear Bryant. He went on to become head coach at Clemson in 1978.   In […]

PS Charities – Ten for 10 Raffle Tickets to support GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund

PS Charities – Ten for 10 Raffle Tickets to support GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund

ALEXANDRIA, VA August 13, 2014 – In conjunction with PS Charities’ 6th Annual North Carolina Golf Tournament, we are offering tickets for a great raffle with TEN (10) chances to win!  Our great prizes include: Remington 1911 with custom trigger job and Novak sights, (2) iPad Minis, (2) Ruth’s Chris Gift Cards, $250 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card, $500 Tiffany & Co. Gift Card, $500 American Express Gift Card, $500 Ritz-Carlton Gift Card, and 42” Flat Screen TV! Tickets are only 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 and the drawing will be held at the North Carolina Golf Tournament on September 29th.  Winner need not be present!  100% of the proceeds will benefit the GySgt Jonathan Gifford MARSOC Memorial Scholarship Fund. […]

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

Food Lion to Host “Thriller on the Griller” Local Events Starting Aug. 14 to Benefit Hope for the Warriors®

SALISBURY, NC August 13, 2014: What:  Food Lion will host its “Thriller on the Griller” fundraising events at area beach stores Aug. 14 through Aug. 18 to benefit Hope For The Warriors®. The events will begin Thursday and continue through Saturday in Jacksonville, N.C. They will continue on Sunday in Sneads Ferry, N.C., and the final event will be held on Monday in Wallace, N.C. Who: For a small donation, customers can purchase lunch donated by vendors as well as bid on silent auction items. The stores will also have music and games. All proceeds will benefit Hope For The Warriors®. Where: Aug. 14 – 175 Freedom Way, Jacksonville, N.C. – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 15 – 861 Piney Green […]

Gary Clark Jr. Joins the Lineup for Farm Aid 2014 Coming to North Carolina

Gary Clark Jr. Joins the Lineup for Farm Aid 2014 Coming to North Carolina

Limited Number of Tickets Remain for Farm Aid’s Food and Music Festival on Sept. 13 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre RALEIGH, NC August 13, 2014 — Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band will join Farm Aid at its annual benefit concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre on Saturday, Sept. 13, the organization announced today. TICKETS: Farm Aid 2014 – Raleigh, NC Sept. 13 “Over the past 29 years, hundreds of artists have stood with family farmers and electrified Farm Aid audiences,” said Farm Aid Executive Director Carolyn Mugar. “Farm Aid is proud to welcome these talented performers to our stage for the first time.” Gary Clark Jr., Todd Snider and the Raelyn Nelson Band join the already star-studded […]

NCBA Foundation’s Camp Challenge concludes 21<sup>st</sup> Year

NCBA Foundation’s Camp Challenge concludes 21st Year

GREENSBORO, NC August 12, 2014 – The North Carolina Bankers Association Foundation’s Camp Challenge, a financial literacy summer camp for high-achieving, low-resource middle school students, has successfully concluded its 21st summer. For the first time, Camp Challenge was held at YMCA Camp Weaver in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Camp’s eight weeks of programming wrapped up on Friday, August 8. Camp Challenge strives to impart positive financial management habits and foundational principles to North Carolina middle school students through a summer camp learning experience.  Campers come from all regions of North Carolina throughout eight weeks of Camp.  Over the past 21 years, more than 9,500 of these high-achieving, low-resource children have benefited from the Camp Challenge experience and its curriculum.  To […]

Greenville to Host World Series Trophy on Wednesday

Greenville to Host World Series Trophy on Wednesday

Trophy will be at Fluor Field in the evening after making stops with sponsors around town during the day GREENVILLE, SC August 12, 2014 – In their role as the first full-season affiliate in the Boston Red Sox organization, the Greenville Drive play an important part in player development and helping players reach their goal of making the major leagues.  The Red Sox reached the pinnacle of baseball by winning the World Series in 2013, and the Drive will be rewarded for their part in the Red Sox title by hosting the World Series trophy on Wednesday. “We are extremely thrilled to be able to host Boston’s World Series trophy on Wednesday,” commented Drive General Manager Eric Jarinko.  “The Red […]