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December 4th
9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Carteret County Veterans Stand Down

 

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November 1st - December 31st
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15th Annual Puppies for Patients

Give joy. Give life.

This holiday season, give the gift that costs nothing but is priceless to patients in need: LIFESAVING BLOOD.

With your help, OneBlood hopes to bring smiles to the faces of hundreds of children spending the holidays in our local hospitals this year.

Our 15th annual Puppies for Patients kicks off Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 31.

Donate blood or platelets at OneBlood’s North Carolina donation centers and mobile drives and you will have the opportunity to send a message that will then be attached to an adorable stuffed puppy.

OneBlood will deliver those puppies to children in area hospitals in an effort to brighten their holidays!

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December 2nd - March 31st

LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance) Applications

Lenoir County DSS will be taking LIEAP applications on December 2-31, 2019.

Any household containing an elderly person age 60 and above, or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of the Aging and Adult Services are eligible to potentially receive benefits. Disabled persons are defined as receiving SSI, SSA, or VA disability. 

All other applicants can apply January 2-March 31, 2020, or until funds are exhausted. Any household can potentially receive benefits if all eligibility requirements are met, if funds remain available after December 31, 2019.