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Grant Opportunities

North Carolina State Government Grant Opportunities The North Carolina state government website recently launched a searchable resource that as of May 2022 lists in one place for the first time over 80 opportunities for grants from state agencies. Users can search by keyword or category and can export the data into a spreadsheet.

Older Adult, Caregiver, & Dementia CIT Training

Regional Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) certification classes are gearing up to meet the need of our community members. According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, more than 50 percent of the state’s law enforcement population are CIT trained. The CIT program is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention with …

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Busy Item Donations

Seniors with dementia may show anxiety or agitation in their hands. Signs include pulling or rubbing at clothes or bedding, rubbing hands together, twisting fingers, wringing hands, wandering, and repetitive speech. Sensory therapy or fidget items are an effective way to reduce anxiety, calm nerves, and provide comfort. Simple fidget items can provide an interactive, tactile, and engaging …

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Public Hearing

A proposed budget for the operation of the Neuse River Council d/b/a Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023 has been presented to its Board of Directors. This budget is open and available for public inspection online at or at 233 Middle St, Ste. 300, O’Marks Building, New Bern, NC during …

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