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June 10, 2021


The Beaufort Woman’s Club concluded its 2020-21 year by awarding grants totaling $8,000 to 14 Carteret County organizations:


  • $2,000 to Carteret Community College to fund two $1,000 scholarships for students who are single parents.

  • $750 to the Boys & Girls Club of the Coastal Plain to support the academic success programs at Beaufort Elementary and the Beaufort Teen Center.

  • $750 to the Bridge Downeast to purchase multimedia equipment to expand educational and community programs for children and adults.

  • $750 to Family Promise to offer day and weekend classes that help participants develop life skills.

  • $750 to Loaves and Fishes Backpack Blessings for food bags to supplement family resources on weekends.

  • $375 to the Broad Street Clinic for hosting the NC Baptist Men’s Dental Bus for patients with critical illnesses.

  • $375 for Crystal Coast Scouting Friends Troop 247 to purchase shelters/kitchen supplies for three camps.

  • $375 for Hand 2 Hand to provide immediate emergency assistance to economically challenged Down East families.

  • $375 for Hope Mission to support the construction of a patio for its Women’s Shelter.

  • $375 for the Ladies Outreach Committee of the Food Pantry for North River Community to help stock shelves.

  • $375 for the Queen Street Heritage Foundation to help create a community center for families with critical needs.

  • $375 for Carteret County Partnership for Children to help supply its diaper bank.

  • $188 for Carteret Local Food Network to purchase reusable, insulated produce bags for its Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

  • $188 for The MirIAM drug and alcohol rehabilitation center to provide desks and chairs for its virtual learning center.

The Beaufort Woman’s Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through fundraising and volunteer service. With more than 100 active members, the club is celebrating its Centennial year in 1921. For more information visit us on Facebook and at


(Left to right) Maggie Brown, CCC VP Instruction & Student Support, Karma Rodholm, Beaufort Woman’s Club Co-President, Brenda Reash, CCC Executive Director, Foundation; Tracy Mancini, CCC President; and Marilyn Shuping, Beaufort Woman’s Club Co-President.

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(Left to right) Audrianna Rose and Caroline Garrison from the Bridge Downeast, Sandy Hewitt from Family Promise, Ava Bryant from the Beaufort Boys and Girls Club, Catherine Elkins and Nancy Dube from Beaufort Woman's Club, Pege Jennings from Loaves and Fishes & Backpack Blessings, and Janet Woodward from Beaufort Woman's Club.

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