"Education is the journey on which you hope to find what’s important to you for the rest of your life. Sometimes you need a little help to keep going even when you can’t describe your master plan." - Paul Starsoneck READ MORE
The back story
Mary Ferebee Howard wrote a book, “No Drums, No Trumpets” about her adventures in the Red Cross during WWII. As the afterword notes, women from Tarboro during the first half of the 20th century “do not have adventures; they stay home.”Learn More
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Quotes we love – overheard
Our actual mission is to improve the economy … We want to do something to promote our community.”
Bill Blackley, Mountain-to-Sea Trails association chair, in article about trail expansion published in the News & Observer 3/31/14. NCCF is the proud endowment partner of the Trail’s Friends group.