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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Dolly Parton joined “Good Morning America” earlier today to discuss her special appearance in Washington, D.C., Tuesday where she celebrated a huge milestone for her book-giving literacy program and launched a new venture with the nation’s largest library.   “It makes me feel proud of who I am, where I'm from and the fact that I am in a position to help people and especially the kids,” Parton said of the milestone for her nonprofit, Imagination Library. “It's so important to me because if you can teach children to read they can dream and if you dream you can be successful.”   Alongside Carla...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Albemarle Area United Way Celebrates Growing Keel Club  Bill Blake Named Executive Director  Elizabeth City, NC – On Thursday, March 1st the Albemarle Area United Way will have much to celebrate. The Board of Directors are pleased to host an evening social at Montero’s to thank all of the current campaign year Keel Club members, many of whom are new or have rejoined after a lapse.  In addition, Bill Blake will be recognized as the permanent Executive Director of the organization.  “I’m so pleased to see the positive momentum created by these leadership givers,” said Bill Blake, Executive...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Albemarle Area United Way Joins United Ways Nationwide to Celebrate National 2-1-1 Day  NC 2-1-1 Helps Residents Find Local Community Services   Elizabeth City, NC –February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day. Albemarle Area United Way is proud to join United Ways across North Carolina and the nation in celebrating the free, confidential information and referral system that connects callers and web visitors to health and human services 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. 2-1-1 helps people find resources for health and human service needs, such as food, housing, assistance with utilities, job...
Friday, January 26, 2018
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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

RALEIGH, Jan. 3, 2018 — As people across Eastern North Carolina prepare for the first local winter storm of 2018, the American Red Cross urges residents to stay safe and warm by following basic safety tips.

“The best way to stay safe in winter weather is to prepare your home, family and pets before temperatures drop, and snow and ice start to fall,” said Barry Porter, regional  CEO of the Red Cross of Eastern NC. “The Red Cross encourages families to be mindful when heating their homes with space heaters, dress in layers before going outside, and bring pets indoors.”