Archive for the ‘Do-gooders’ Category

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    In the Round

    Sep 17, 13 • 1494 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    (above) THE DRILL: A Cape Fear Roller Girls warm-up— (l. to r.) Candi Capitate, Cat Lick Skool Girl, Fiona Fatale, Grace Riot, and Violet Outlaw. Photo by Louis Keiner.   They go by names meant to make us quake in our flaccid flip flops—Maxi Rad,...

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    Corvettes for a Cause:

    Sep 10, 13 • 1624 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Corvettes are hot for more than one reason this week. The Cape Fear Corvette Show always features dozens of sizzling Corvettes from different eras as it will for its sixth year this Sunday, September 15th, from 9 a.m. to 5...

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    Mentoring the Cause

    Sep 3, 13 • 1431 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    September is the month of the bee for the Cape Fear Literacy Council. ...

  • Celebrate Culture

    Aug 27, 13 • 1619 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!, FEATURENo Comments

    During the last three years, the Interfaith Refugee Ministry (IRM) helped almost 200 refugees resettle in the Port City from Myanmar, Iraq and Colombia. A sub-office of Interfaith Refugee Ministry in New Bern, the nonprofit is an outreach ministry of the...

  • On-Call Chaplain

    Aug 19, 13 • 1858 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!1 Comment

    Pastor Philip Chryst has become a regular at Ted’s Fun on the River over the last month and a half. Word has gotten out around nearby neighborhoods in downtown Wilmington that the pastor hangs out in the music venue, and people come by for a chat. A pastor...

  • Helping Connect with Faith

    Aug 13, 13 • 1342 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    Each week, employees at several Wrightsville Beach businesses are starting to see curiosities on their counters from a group called Surfcura: bags of brownies or s’mores, a colorful basket of eggs with encouraging messages. Surfcura exists to serve the...

  • The Do-Gooders

    Jul 30, 13 • 964 Views • Do-gooders, EXTRA! EXTRA!No Comments

    For the last three years, Brenda Matthews, director of Reaching Hearts Women’s Ministry, gave close to 100 backpacks to the Cape Fear Volunteer Center’s (CFVC) annual Big Buddy Backpack program. That was in addition to the ministry’s annual “Kidz in...