Family and friends gathered at Lincoln and Supply Elementary schools on May 27 to congratulate the last graduating classes of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21CCLC) run by Communities in Schools (CIS).
For six years, students have had access to additional tutoring after school as part of the program that provided free academic assistance to Level I and Level II students based upon End-of-Grade tests, not financial need. The program ended when grant funding from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction ran out.
Sunset Slush of Atlantic Beach will now serve the Crystal Coast region, including Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Emerald Isle, Swansboro and other areas of Carteret and Onslow Counties.
Stephen Saia and Catherine Saia, founders of Sunset Slush of Ocean Isle Beach of North Carolina, are excited about this area since they participated in a chamber of commerce expo in May and the product was well received by all attendees, they said.
Brunswick Community College recently had four faculty members intern at five local business/agencies as a part of its College Tech Prep Faculty Internship Program.
The program helps faculty members gain firsthand experience with new technology, gives them the opportunity to bring new knowledge into classrooms and bridges the gap between the education system and the business sector.
In today’s economic downturn, the word retirement has little meaning for older adults in the state. For many, it means taking a part-time job after they leave the full-time workforce. Others expect to prolong retirement because of financial and insurance needs
North Carolina leaders have a plan for the 25 percent or 2.4 million retiring “Boomers” who may choose to continue to work. This issue was the main topic discussed during the North Carolina Senior Tar Heel Legislature (STHL) meeting.
The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution ended a successful year with a tour, meeting and picnic at Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson on May 12. Award recipients, parents and teachers were also in attendance.
The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment, and academic achievement geared towards adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement, and social interaction. Many small business courses are free due to funding from a Small Business Center grant.