Category: From the Community

The Good Shepherd Center in the Wake of Florence

By Lauren Krouse Nearly a month after Hurricane Florence, a long and quiet line of people weaves up the sidewalk and into the Good Shepherd Center, a homeless shelter, soup kitchen, and the largest provider of homeless services in the…

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Creating Opportunity one Copepod at a Time

Written by Shea Lenkaitis   Richard Huse grew up on the water in Rowayton, Connecticut and spent his time exploring the sea and hanging out around fishermen on the sound. Kept in a life jacket most of the time by…

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The Full Belly Project

Written by: David Howell   True problem solving often starts with something far less appealing to most folks – problem posing. Allow me to clarify… Some of our greatest achievements have been made not so much by an individual figuring…

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A Mother’s Double Happiness

Written by: Kelly Johnson | Photographed by Will Hair   Raised on an island off the coast of South East China, May Chen knows the tastes and smells of Chinese cuisine all too well. Living in the Cape Fear Region for…

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A Life Well Lived

Written By Tony Tata   My mother, Jerri Morris Tata, often said, “Whatever you do in life, make a difference.” Born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia near Charlottesville, Mom lived this creed. She was a public…

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NourishNC: One Less Hungry Child

Written by: David Howell | Photography provided by NourishNC Feeding the Future We live in a prosperous community of beautiful beaches and designer homes… a historic community with a rich and storied past… a close community where you’re likely to…

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Investors of the Roundtable

Written by: Kelly E. Johnson | Photography by Danielle Annechiarico Roundtable, a term defined in modern times as a discussion or conference amongst a number of persons. However, in Arthurian legend, the term is of similar meaning, but with an emphasis…

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Unscripted with Dan Beck

When did you sell your first painting and what was it of? Before I went to art school I was using my GI bill going to a traditional four-year college. I knew I was wasting my time so I tried…

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