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State to host community information sessions in hurricane-impacted counties

Aug 23, 2019

State officials will hold a series of 15 community disaster information sessions to provide an update on recovery resources that are available in hurricane-impacted areas of eastern North Carolina. The partnership of agencies hosting the events includes the Office of Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency, North Carolina Emergency Management and the state departments of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services. All community members are encouraged to attend the information sessions.

The information sessions will be held 6-7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Monday, Aug. 26: Lumbee Tribe Southern Spirit Community Building, 1872 Back Swamp Road, Lumberton, NC

Tuesday, Aug. 27: Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help (R.E.A.C.H.), 2389 West Wards Bridge Road, Warsaw, NC 

Tuesday, Aug. 27: St. Luke AME Zion Church, 91 Main Street, Maysville, NC

Thursday, Aug. 29: First Baptist Church, 521 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bladenboro, NC

Thursday, Aug. 29: St. Peter AME Zion Church, 617 Queen Street, New Bern, NC

POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN: Tuesday, Sept. 3: St. Stephens AME Church, 501 Red Cross Street, Wilmington, NC

POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN: Tuesday, Sept. 3: Mattamuskeet Early College High School Cafeteria, 20392 US Highway 264, Swan Quarter, NC

POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN: Thursday, Sept. 5: Faith Tabernacle of Praise, 413 NC Highway 101, Beaufort, NC

POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE DORIAN: Thursday, Sept. 5: Columbus County Dream Center, 403 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Whiteville, NC

Monday, Sept. 9: First Baptist Church, 302 Moore Street, Fayetteville, NC

Monday, Sept. 9: Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church, 1882 Lincoln Road NE, Leland, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. James Pentecostal Church, 210 Montague Road, Currie, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. Augustus AME Zion Church, 318 North Street, Kinston, NC

Thursday, Sept. 12: St. Julia's AME Zion Church, 112 Kerr Street, Jacksonville, NC

Date TBD: Missionary Baptist Association, 296 N. Trent Road, Merritt, NC