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July 31st
8:30 AM-1:00 PM

Kayak for the Warriors

First annual Kayak for the Warriors Golf Tournament at the Country Club of the Crystal Coast.
Registration is $75 which provides 18 holes, a cart and lunch. The shotgun start will begin at 8:30 a.m. A barbecue lunch is included, prizes for first and second place teams, mulligans, contests for longest tee, closest to the pin, a putting game, and other surprises.

We are requesting that individuals and teams sign up online by July 15. Registration forms will also be available at town hall and in the golf shop. 

Pre-registration is required for the golf tournament by July 15 at k4tw.org.

To learn more about Kayak for the Warriors visit k4tw.org or for questions email coordinator@k4tw.org.   

For more information on Hope For The Warriors, visit hopeforthewarriors.orgFacebookTwitter or Instagram.  

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June 24th - September 7th
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Carteret Big Sweep

Carteret Big Sweep is Carteret County's effort to educate the public on litter and teach how they can take action by doing their part to make a difference. 

Carteret Big Sweep encourages year-round cleanups.  Trash escapes to the water and land all year and needs to be picked up before it can cause harm to humans and wildlife.  We are always looking for a few good men and women, young and old to help keep Carteret County looking good. Just ask us how you can get started.

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July 8th - November 1st

Hope for the Warriors Youth Recreation Sports Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for the Hope For The Warriors and New Balance military child recreation scholarship. Multiple nationwide scholarships will be awarded for 2020 fall and 2021 spring recreational sports seasons to children under 18 years-old, whose parent served in the U.S. military after September 11, 2001. 

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on his/her eligibility and responses to two essay questions. Scholarship payments will be directly sent to the applicable recreational sports program.

The application deadline for fall scholarships (fall sports) is September 1 and spring scholarship (spring sports) is November 1.

To apply for the Hope For The Warriors and New Balance military child recreation scholarship visit, https://hopeforthewarriors.tfaforms.net/55. For questions on the application process, contact Brittany Hunter at bhunter@hopeforthewarriors.org.

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November 14th
8:00 AM-11:15 AM

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Hope for the Warriors

HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS RESCHEDULES  15th ANNUAL RUN FOR THE WARRIORS - JACKSONVILLE

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2020) – Hope For The Warriors 15th Annual Run For The Warriors - Jacksonville scheduled for April 4 has been rescheduled for Saturday, Nov. 14.

Hosted at Riverwalk Crossing Park in Jacksonville, the event features a half marathon and 5K, with all races adaptive equipment friendly.

Individuals already registered for the April event can transfer their registration to the Nov. 14 run or choose to participate in the Run For The Warriors - New Bern race on Saturday, June 27. Another option is to donate their entry fee to Hope For The Warriors for a full tax deduction.

Those who choose to transfer to Nov. 14 will be guaranteed a 15th Annual Run For The Warriors - Jacksonville t-shirt.

For more information or questions about the 15th Annual Run For The Warriors - Jacksonville, visit  runforthewarriors.org or email runinfo@hopeforthewarriors.org.

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Jan 29, 2020
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Volunteer Drive

Albemarle Commission’s Senior Nutrition Program is seeking Meals on Wheels volunteers for routes in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties in North Carolina. There is an urgent need for volunteers in Chowan and Pasquotank counties, who have a waiting list for potential clients due to lack of volunteers. Routes start at 11 am, Monday through Friday. Each route takes about an hour to complete. Volunteering as little as one day a month makes a huge impact for our home bound seniors. For more information on becoming a volunteer, please contact Laura Rollinson, Volunteer Coordinator, at (252)-404-7091 or lrollinson@accog.org.