fundraiser en Oyster Shellabration <p>Public Radio East is a media sponsor for this weekend's first ever Oyster Shellabration in downtown Swansboro.&nbsp; The event includes an old-fashioned oyster roast, live music, and educational activities that show&nbsp; the importance of protecting coastal habitats.&nbsp; This week, Public Radio East's Jared Brumbaugh spoke with coastal scientists Dr. Lexia Weaver about the event and the organization's mission to preserve aquatic ecosystems in eastern North Carolina.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:54:08 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 35379 at The Down East Journal (02/21/14) <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we remember the brave Montford Point Marines who faced segregation in service for an opportunity to fight for our country during World War II.&nbsp; And, conversation and music with Cabaret singer Deborah Boily about her upcoming benefit concert this weekend for the New Bern Civitan Club.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:31:24 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 34670 at The Down East Journal (02/21/14) "Kitchens of New Bern Tour" This Weekend <p>We speak with Mary Ester Baker, the Regional Development Officer for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina about this weekend&#39;s &quot;Kitchens of New Bern&quot; fundraiser tour and about the non-profit&#39;s effort to feed hungry people in our area.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:06:22 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 24303 at "Kitchens of New Bern Tour" This Weekend Cycling For The Coast Fundraiser <p></p><p>As we head into a cooler weekend, cyclists of all stamina levels are hoping the great weather holds out for the 2013 Cycling for the Coast fundraiser. Public Radio East is a proud media sponsor for the North Carolina Coastal Federation's latest fundraiser.&nbsp; Today, Public Radio East's Mac McKee speaks with Federation spokesperson Sarah Phillips about the many ways you can take part in helping promote education and issues important to eastern North Carolina's delicate coastal habitat.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:50:33 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 23417 at Cycling For The Coast Fundraiser