News & Events

Overdose Reversal Training at the Filling Station

Apr 1, 2023
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Bridging Communities – Neuse River Bridge Run 2023

Mar 3, 2023

Thank you Craven Community College for inviting Gary Kenefick, Chair of the Bridge Run Committee, and Mary Ann LeRay, Executive Director for The Filling Station, to share more about how to get involved in the Bridge Run and more importantly, why your participation matters. IN THE KNOW: Neuse River Bridge Run

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Fill ‘Er Up Client Newsletter, March 2023

Feb 28, 2023

Fill ‘Er Up Client Newsletter July 2022

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Food for Thought – Filling Station March 2023 Newsletter

Feb 27, 2023

Food for Thought January 2023 Newsletter

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Congressman Greg Murphy visits The Filling Station

Feb 17, 2023

Congressman Greg Murphy scheduled a meeting with Mayor Jay Bender to visit The Filling Station on Feb. 15, 2023. Upon arrival, Congressman Murphy met Mary Ann LeRay, Executive Director, Dr. Norma Sermon- Boyd, John Bender and Willie Smith, all active board members for The Filling Station. In addition, Sherry Henderson and Vic Bryan, Town Board members were present. Carol Mattocks, Board Advisor, was also present for the meeting. In addition, Tharesa Lee, who will be leading the Leadership Grassroots Academy was present. The purpose of the meeting was to  present “Congressional Record” which was read on the Senate floor and […]

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Annual Report 2022

Feb 7, 2023

Excited to share with everyone our Annual Report 2022.

Open and see all the people “behind the scenes” making this mission possible.

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Thank you Public Radio for sharing the story

Feb 5, 2023

Public Radio East visits The Filling Station  

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Filling Station – NBARC 2023 Winter Field Day Recap

Jan 31, 2023

The New Bern Amateur Radio Club (NBARC) hosted its first Winter Field Day at the Filling Station on January 28th, 2023. This field day event is held to give amateur radio operators (HAMS) all over the world a chance to test their radio equipment outdoors and under alternate power to simulate field use in case of emergency. Our weather was perfect by most standards for any time of year, but especially for the last weekend of January. We had a wonderful turnout from club members and interested folks from the community. The club had 8 radio operators set up and […]

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The Filling Station receives $75,000 grant from Chick-fil-A

Jan 10, 2023

We have exciting news! The Filling Station has been named a 2023 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Award grant recipient! We have received $75,000 to further our work in Jones County, NC The True Inspiration Awards were established in 2015 to carry on Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of generosity and community service. To be selected, a nonprofit must work to address a key issue that aligns with Chick-fil-A’s corporate social responsibility priorities: Caring for People, Caring for Others through Food, Caring for Our Communities, and Caring for our Planet. With this grant, a Leadership Academy will be made possible by […]

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