Join us from 11:30 am-1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29th at the Filling Station Brief program to highlight the milestones of the 1st year Light refreshments and Anniversary Cake!
A NEW AMERICAN FLAG will be raised at The Filling Station on Wed, May 2nd at 2 PM. The Jones Senior High School ROTC will be presenting the colors for this event. Stop by and celebrate with our community the continued work to serve the needs in our county. Nutrition – Education – Connection
The Filling Station received a $500 grant from the Presbytery of Coastal Carolina to be used for continued mission and outreach in December 2017.
The Community Foundation presented The Filling Station with a grant for $700 today. Charlie Jones, President of the Community Foundation, presented the check to the committee. Other Community Foundation Board Members present: Allen Bender, III, Vic Bryan, Chris Henderson, Joan Taylor, Gloria Wiggins, Michael Wilder and Elois Body. The Filling Station Committee present: Carol Mattocks, Shirley Bryan, Eileen Griswold and Mary Ann LeRay
We are pursuing the organization of a 501(c)(3) seeking to broaden the scope of the mission through community partnership. More details forth coming. If you are interested in partnering and learning more about this mission, please fill out the contact form and someone will contact you.
LCC will open a computer lab and begin teaching GED courses at The Filling Station beginning on September 6, 2017. For more information, contact Renee Sutton at 252-448-5201.
Exciting News! On Monday, August 28th, the Senior Nutrition site will be open at The Filling Station in Pollocksville and serving meals to those who have registered. The hours are from 9 am – 1 PM on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Therese Gilmore and Sheila Ward will be in charge of facilitating the the activities and lunch. For more information, please contact the Jones County Senior Center at 252-448-1001.
We are making progress. Our building modifications have been completed and subsequent inspections have been passed. We are still waiting to hear from the Senior Center of Jones County regarding the schedule to begin meal service. The Filling Station has been approved by the Food Bank of North Carolina to become a distribution point. This will allow us to receive donations of food from the Food Bank and also to purchase food at a reduced per pound rate. We also have a second tenant lined up for office space – more details to follow.