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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.
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.
Rock of Ages at New Bern Civic Theatre
Tiny Troops Soccer Angel Run Virtual 1K
Join us for the second annual Tiny Troops Soccer Angel Run Virtual 1k on October 23-24! Yes, you read that right – a ONE k! It’s important that our little ones get to participate in an activity that’s just for them while keeping them active and giving them a fun outlet! Participants will have the option to run or walk a 1k outdoors with their family either around their neighborhood or join us at Northeast Creek Park at 10 am on October 24 (Parents – feel free to make your run a 5k!), or complete 200 steps indoors. A portion of every registration goes to the children of Angels of America’s Fallen (AOAF). AOAF serves children of fallen members of all branches of the military and first responders. It offers positive outlets for the children’s grief during the entire period of the most crucial developmental years. You can read more about their work here: https://aoafallen.org/about/what-we-do/.
ALL participants will receive a commemorative Tiny Troops Soccer Angel Run FIDGET SPINNER medal and a downloadable running bib (that you can color if you’d like!), with an awesome race t-shirt available for purchase!
We can’t wait to have you join us! Be sure to post pictures and videos on our Facebook page!
Visit the Tiny Troops Soccer webpage here: https://tinytroopssoccer.com.
Flashbax Pinball Tournament
Crystal Coast 30×30 Regional Challenge
Calling all of Eastern North Carolina! This challenge is specifically built for you and your community. At Hope For The Warriors, our mission is to restore HOPE to service members, veterans and military families, while building those communities that embrace and support our military. Since our founding in 2006, Eastern North Carolina has been a pillar to HOPE and the essence of community. With this 30 x 30 Challenge, we wanted to take time to focus on this great community, the people who live here, serve here, and make their business here.
How It Works:
Registration for this event is free and simple, but you do have a few additional options.
If you would like a 30×30 Challenge t-shirt to commemorate your commitment, you can order one during registration for $30.
You can also “Sponsor a Warrior” for $30, allowing a service member or military family member to participate and obtain a challenge t-shirt.
You can donate directly to Hope For The Warriors to assist our organization as we support the overall well-being for veterans, active duty service members, and military families across the nation.
Challenge Details: Log physical activity for 30 days for a minimum of 30 minutes each day. Any form of physical activity goes. Just ensure that you log activity here on Run Sign Up. Upon sign up, you will receive two emails per week from Hope For The Warriors for the challenge.
Types of emails you will receive throughout the challenge:
Mission Monday: These emails will motivate you to move! You will read stories from Hope For The Warriors clients, and hear more about the mission of HOPE.
Focus on You Fridays: These emails will contain information for participants to increase their overall well-being, consider it HOPE’s well-being course. Information will focus on a few subjects to include: sleep hygiene, nutrition, goal setting and stress management. These will also bring focus to the community of Eastern North Carolina and the wonderful businesses that have supported HOPE throughout the years.