CHRISTMAS FOR MOORE (formerly the EMPTY STOCKING FUND) – Myron Dice

Against a backdrop of 2020 and the COVID crisis, all agencies are up against it and the recipients of their services are in more need than normal.
Christmas for Moore is kicking off their registration for sponsors and donors for families in need this Christmas season.
Emeritus Board Member Myron Dice talks about the program and the logistics required to continue to provide for needy families this upcoming Christmas season.

ROSS BRENDEL

Ross, his wife, Capel. and infant daughter, left NYC at the end of March to return to N.C. and Capel’s roots. Working remotely was an easy choice for this family and Ross discusses the challenges and rewards of the temporary exodus from Manhattan, due to the COVID crisis, and a spring and summer season living on the NC Coast and the Southern Pines area.

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POOL STORE OF THE PINES – CLAY SINGLETARY

Marketing & sales manager Clay Singletary discusses the surge in new residential pool construction in Moore County since 2018.  (over 80 pools built in the last 3 years).

Residential pools have increased in popularity due to many factors which include changing demographics, the high cost of pool memberships that are attached to general golf club memberships, and the pandemic which has put a bit of a damper on community pools accessibility.

Clay discusses the difference between the many types of pools and their maintenance guidelines.

www.poolstoreofthepines.com
910 725-1003
psotpines@gmail.com

 

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SANDHILLS CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL & LOCAL ARTIST PAULA WOMACK

MUCH IS HAPPENING AT SANDHILLS CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

SCCS Marketing Director Gene Liechty and new Head of School, Dell Cook cover a host of information as SCCS continues to undergo growth, expansion and new protocols.

 

LOCAL ARTIST PAULA WOMACK – COVID 19 – 100 FACES PROJECT

Local artist, Paula Womack discusses her upcoming project – COVID 19 – 100 Faces Project.

 

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Moore Montessori and the Southern Pines Elementary School – A New Home, A New Beginning?

Moore Montessori is looking for a new home. Head of School Katherine Rucker and Board Member Taylor Clement join Bill Sahadi to discuss the possibility of moving to the soon-to-be vacant Southern Pines Elementary School Campus on May Street. This deal would present a unique opportunity to preserve the beautiful brick campus that has become a landmark of Southern Pines, maintain the campus as downtown public school and bring exciting educational opportunities and wrap-around services to Southern Pines families.

Head of School, Kathleen Rucker

Board chairperson – Taylor Clement

Moore Montessori (MMCS) is a public charter school in Southern Pines, NC, currently serving students in grades K-3rd. Since founding in 2018, the staff has delivered a high-quality education to a diverse group of students from area. Demand for the school is high: each year hundreds of families apply for the open enrollment lottery for the chance to secure a seat at this desirable public school. One of only 500 public Montessori programs in the United States, the school has a track record of academic success, a racially diverse staff, and economically diverse student body.

In May, The Pilot endorsed MMCS's potential move to the SPES campus. - https://www.thepilot.com/opinion/editorial-an-old-elementary-awaits-new-future/article_d0823586-a1ef-11ea-9e6d-b3e685d71415.html

For more on the school, and how to support MMCS - https://www.mooremontessori.org/support-our-new-school

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THE REOPENING OF THE SANDHILLS/MOORE COALITION FOR HUMAN CARE

www.sandhillscoalition.org

Executive Director, Barrett Walker joins us to discuss the reopening of the Sandhill/Moore Coalition for Human Care. Shut down since March, due to the pandemic, Barrett walks us through the changes and accommodations the agency is making to continue to serve the people of Moore County.

The Coalition is a state chartered 501c (3) nonprofit corporation assisting citizens with hunger, financial strains, and day to day living situations that arise.

Thank you for your interest in Sandhills/Moore Coalition!  Effective June 15th, we will resume walk-in hours for residents in need of assistance on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30-11:00 am.  The Coalition Resale Shops and Donation Center will resume shopping at The Sullivan Shop and Cris & Florrie’s Boutique as well as in-kind donations on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. 

Face coverings are required at both campuses and building access will be limited based on social distancing mandates.  Transportation, employment counseling, and donation pickups remain suspended.

 

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