Thanks to Our Major Sponsors

Support Craven County Schools After Hurricane Florence

A school supply list is available by following this link,

and is listed on the individual schools’ websites.

Donate online by following this link.

 

Hurricane Florence ripped through portions of Eastern North Carolina, dumping historic rainfall on Craven County.  Thousands of homes were flooded.

As many of our Craven County Schools have been affected, teachers will be forced to rebuild their classrooms just three short weeks after school started.

While there has been an outpouring of school supplies (can you ever really have enough?!), cleaning supplies, and personal care items. What we need now are gift cards for our teachers and schools to help them rebuild. Classrooms have to be rebuilt. Teachers use their own money to set up their classrooms, and many of them have lost everything or have been severely impacted. We ask you to help us provide our students with a safe and inviting learning environment. You can send or drop off gift certificates at: Partners In Education, 3600 Trent Rd, New Bern, NC 28562. Target, Walmart, Amazon and Staples are the most practical. In whatever denominations you want to give.

Don Brinkley, PIE President, said, “We just held our Stuff the Bus event, and now we have been called upon to assist our students and teachers, as we restart school.  So many of our students are homeless, and the best thing we can do for them is to get them back into a routine of attending school.  PIE is pleased to support our teachers and our students.”

You can also donate money on line at www.CravenPartners.com.  If you would like your donation to be dedicated to a certain school, please indicate that in the comments section when you donate online.

For more information how you can support PIE and our Craven County Schools, contact Darlene Brown at 514-6321, or at Darlene.Brown@CravenK12.org.

Partners In Education is the local educational foundation that provides grant funding and special programs to classrooms and schools within the Craven County Schools system.

 

 

Hearne’s Fine Jewelry Annual Holiday Trunk Show

to Benefit Partners In Education

 

Hearne’s Fine Jewelry, 1331 McCarthy Blvd., announced they are hosting their Annual Holiday Trunk Show with 10% of all sales benefiting Partners In Education (PIE) on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm with select jewelry marked 20-60% off retail prices.  PIE is the local education for Craven County Schools committed to enhancing the educational experience of teachers and students through classroom grants and partnering with businesses, community leaders, and educators for financial support.

 

Don Brinkley, PIE president explains, “The PIE board is pleased that the Hearne’s team has chosen to dedicate 10% of all sales on the day of their Annual Holiday Trunk Show to PIE.  Hearne’s, located at 1331 McCarthy Blvd., is the leading fine jewelry store in New Bern, and by dedicating a portion of their sales on December 5, they continue to demonstrate their dedication to our public schools.”

 

Mike Hearne, with Hearne’s Fine Jewelry says, “For this very special event, we will be featuring a unique collection by our most popular designers, including handcrafted pieces, from Brad Garman, DA Gold, JDS, and Jewel Couture.”  Kim Hearne added, “We want to make your holiday season sparkle with gifts that are striking and affordable, and we are also pleased to announce that all Craven County Schools employees will receive an extra 10% off select items with their district identification.”

 

Brandy Popp, Chair of the PIE Fund Raising Committee explains, “Jewelry lovers, and those seeking the perfect Christmas gift (or make a wish list!) will want to mark their calendar for Tuesday, December 5!  The designers featured have exquisite jewelry and the trunk show is a “can’t miss” event featuring breathtaking collections while supporting a charitable cause that is near and dear to our hearts.”

 

On June 3, 1972, Mickey and Laura Hearne opened Hearne’s Jewelers in New Bern, NC. They watched their business flourish and it continues to thrive under the guidance of Mickey and Laura’s sons, Mike and Jimmy.  Hearne’s Fine Jewelry is still practicing the belief on which it was founded… a store that combines courtesy and integrity.  Hearne’s Fine Jewelry and the Hearne family are still creating memories for life!

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan’s Tavern & Grill

Flips Out for

Pancakes for PIE to Benefit Partners In Education

Save the Date!

 

Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern?

Join us for Pancakes for PIE at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven Street.  Morgan’s will be festively decorated for the holiday season and is the perfect setting to start your day with pancakes, bacon, sausage, fruit cup, orange juice, coffee, and water.  All this for just $7 per adult, and $5 for children 12 and under. Breakfast will be served Saturday, December 15, from 7:00 – 10:00 am. Reservations are not required as this is a pay at the door event.  Debit, credit cards, checks, and cash are accepted.  In order to expedite seating, please have checks or cash ready.

Don Brinkley, PIE Board President explains, “This event is open to the public and is an excellent opportunity for our community to show their support for Craven County Schools.  Morgan’s is generously donating all proceeds from the breakfast to PIE, who will use the funds to support our local schools through PIE grant programs.  Serving our pancakes will be Morgan’s staff along with PIE volunteers consisting of teachers, school staff members, and community supporters.”

Brandy Popp, Chair of the PIE Fund Raising Committee explains, “It is so very giving of Adam and Candice Simmons and their employees to provide the staffing, food, and venue for this event. We all know Morgan’s dishes up excellent food and our volunteers are always up for serving some ‘PIE’!  We are absolutely thrilled Morgan’s is hosting Pancakes for PIE and we encourage everyone to bring the whole family and spend the day in beautiful downtown New Bern!  We have sent a special invitation to Santa and we are hoping he will be on hand to share holiday cheer!”

To learn more about other events taking place in downtown New Bern this holiday season, go to the www.VisitNewBern.com and www.BearyMerryChristmas.com websites and plan your family Christmas activities!

For more information about Pancakes for PIE, or other programs offered by PIE, contact Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Craven County Partners In Education, at 514-6321 or www.CravenPartners.com.

 

 

Craven County Educators

To learn more about the grants offered through Partners In Education, go to the Grants section of this website.

 

It’s Easy to Join to PIE

Want to support our Craven County Schools teachers by helping to fund our grant programs?  You can do so by joining PIE any time throughout the year!

All Craven County Schools teachers who are members of PIE earn one extra point added to the average of the reviewing committee members’ scores on their rubric for the PIE Grants, International Paper Grants, and the Twin Rivers Artists’ Assn. Grants.

Follow this link for more information on joining PIE.

We are pleased to offer a  Sponsorship Program to our business partners!

To learn more about how your business can support PIE throughout the year, follow this link.  This includes sponsoring the Spring Luncheon, Stuff the Bus, and the Book Drive. And by planning your sponsorship in advance, learn how your business can get a free ad on the PIE website and be featured on the PIE Facebook page!

In memory of Cheryl Marteney.  Donate to her memorial fund on line by following this link.

 

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Be sure and enter Craven County Partners In Education as your AmazonSmile charitable organization! Amazon donates .5% of purchases to PIE.

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For more information about Partners In Education, our programs and grants, or how you can donate, call Darlene Brown, Executive Director of Craven County Partners In Education at (252) 514-6321 or email us at Darlene.Brown@cravenk12.org.

By working together we can all make a difference in education in Craven County Schools.

 

For more information on PIE programs or how you can get involved, contact us by email at Darlene.Brown@cravenk12.org or call us (252) 514-6321.  Fax number:  (252) 514-6352.