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ENC relief effort underway to support those impacted by Hurricane Ian

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Harkers Island Fire Rescue is coordinating relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Harkers Island Fire Rescue is coordinating relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Down East Fire Department Station 2, Morehead City Station 2, Atlantic Beach, Harkers Island and Otway Fire Departments will be drop off locations for donations for the victims.

Donations can be anything, but officials said but most needed will be cleaning supplies and water.

They will also be collecting monetary donations to help with fuel costs for the volunteers delivering the items collected.

Annette is originally a Midwest gal, born and raised in Michigan, but with career stops in many surrounding states, the Pacific Northwest, and various parts of the southeast. She has been involved in the media industry in eastern North Carolina for more than three years. An award-winning journalist and mother of four, Annette moved to ENC to be closer to family – in particular, her two young grandchildren. It’s possible that a -27 day with a -68 windchill in Minnesota may have also played a role in that decision. In her spare time, Annette does a lot of toddler and baby cuddling, reading, designing costumes for children’s theater and producing the coolest Halloween costumes anyone has ever seen. She has also worked as a diversity and inclusion facilitator serving school districts and large corporations. It’s the people that make this beautiful area special, and she wants to share those stories that touch the hearts of others. If you have a story idea to share, please reach out by email to westona@cravencc.edu.