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  • RCS Ice Skating Day to fund Family Rooms at Homeless Shelter

    NEW BERN, NC: RCS and New Bern Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual ICE SKATING IN THE PARK event to be held on August 13th at Kidsville Playground! A full day of fun for the whole family to enjoy! The ice skating rink is…

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  • RCS receives $60,000 grant for rent and utilities

    Religious Community Services (RCS) was chosen to receive $60,000 for its rental and utility assistance program for individuals experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness. Each organization applied for funding through the CDBG Public Services grant, which is posted on the city’s website…

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  • 3rd Annual Corn Jam in Arapahoe

    by Charlie Hall, New Bern Sun Journal ARAPAHOE | The third annual Corn Jam to provide fresh sweet corn to food pantries and the needy around the region brought out triple the number of participants from previous events on a hot Wednesday morning. The volunteers…

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  • Operation Veggie Box is June 24th

    RCS is pleased to be part of the 3rd Annual Operation Veggie Box! Event will be held on Friday, June 24th, 2016. It takes a devoted team of caring people and a coordinated effort to do this event and we appreciate all the help and…

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  • REMINDER! 4th Annual Chapter 21 FMA 5K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk

    Federal employees will step up in record numbers to feed the hungry again this year for the 4th annual Chapter 21 Federal Managers Association (FMA) 5K Fun Run/1 Mile Walk on Saturday May 21, 2016. Registration online!!! The fee is $20 which includes an event…

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