Community Connections

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3rd Annual Cruisin for Kids Charity Car Raffle

The 3 rd Annual “Cruisin For Kids” Charity Car Raffle event drawing will take place on Dec. 11, 2021 (12pm) at (CFCC) Cape Fear Community College-Schwartz Center, (event party room) 610 N.Front Street, Wilmington NC. You don’t have to be present to win. With a purchase of a $10 ticket, you can win 1 st Place Prize Grand Prize-2021 Brand NewMitsubishi Mirage; Includes sales tax, warranty, title, license & fees, 2nd Place Prize-$1000.00, 3rd Place Prize-$500.00. Purchase Car Raffle Tickets online at www.nc-wraap.com today. For more information, please call 910.392.6007 or visit the company’s website at www.nc-wraap.com.

Start: 12/11/2021
End: 12/11/2021

Marine Chevy Freedom Fight

Once again boxers from outside North Carolina will be competing against local talent. It will be another exciting night that you won’t want to miss.

Freedom Fight is in conjunction with the All-Marine Boxing Alumni and is sanctioned by USA Boxing, Inc.

Doors open at 6pm

Bouts start at 7pm

Start: 2021-08-06
End: 2021-08-06

Battle at the Pines Car & Bike Show

It is a community event that showcases cars, bikes, and trucks. This is a family-friendly event that is free and open to the public.

This event is from 12 pm to 4 pm with nonprofit vendor booths featuring car and motorcycle merchandise, food, and take-home activities for children. DJ Big Mike Saunders will be the MC and DJ at this event. Battle at the Pines 2 will feature some of the BADDEST Cars, Trucks, and Motorcycles in the Carolinas.

There will be over 50 different classes that participants can enter with a chance to win. Cash prizes for Best in Show Car/Truck/Jeep and Best in Show Bike.

Patrons will have an opportunity to look and take pictures with some of the best-looking vehicles in the area, and sample some of the local cuisines.

NOON to 4 PM

Start: 2021-07-24
End: 2021-07-24

United Badges Blood Drive

Start: 07/28/21
End: 07/28/21

Hope Rally

The Hope Rally will take place at Temple Church in New Bern on August 21st! It not only celebrates the Hope that is available through RECOVERY, but it also connects people to groups that they can receive help from or support in their mission to make an impact in our community.
If you’d like to sponsor the event or learn more about sponsorship opportunities- reach out to Melody Davenport at 252-671-5839 or mdavenport@temple.church.
More info can be found on the Facebook Event Page.
Start: 08/21/21
End: 08/21/21

Walk to End Alzheimer’s- New Bern

On October 23, 2021, Craven and surrounding county residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. 

The Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Chapter will be hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s – New Bern at Union Point Park. Check-in opens at 9 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony at 10 a.m. and a Walk Start at 10:30 a.m.

We are excited to be moving forward with plans to once again host the Walk in person while keeping the health and safety of participants, staff, and volunteers a top priority. To that end, we’re offering options to participate online and in local neighborhoods.

Start: 10/23/21
End: 10/23/21

Walk to End Alzheimer’s- Jacksonville

On October 16, 2021, Onslow and surrounding county residents will join the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s — the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.

The Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Chapter will be hosting Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Jacksonville at Riverwalk Crossing Park. Check-in opens at 9 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony at 10 a.m. and a Walk Start at 10:30 a.m.

We are excited to be moving forward with plans to once again host the Walk in person while keeping the health and safety of participants, staff, and volunteers a top priority. To that end, we’re offering options to participate online and in local neighborhoods.

Start: 10/16/21
End: 10/16/21