New Bern Preservation Foundation, Inc.
Progress through Preservation
The mission of the New Bern Preservation Foundation is to preserve historically significant structures and sites in and around New Bern.
Volunteers, Lynne & John Price & Karen Monroe spreading the word at Mumfest
that President Washington is coming to town.
Over 100 people turned up to elect new board and officers for 2015 and honor Bette & Buzz Mead.
Volunteer Bartenders, Steve O'Brien & Ben Parrish
Q: Who's hungry?
A: the people of New Bern
for a look inside the Depot.
About 1200 people came in to see the "before" picture of this historic building, Sunday September 22.
Dining at the Depot!
October 8, 2014
the Berne Room
BridgePointe Hotel & Marina
& our biennial
super silent-auction ...
Just a few of our items so far......
Super Baskets filled with goodies
You don't even have to attend to bid
on some of our silent auction items:
Betsy Ross flag from A. Thompson Flags & Banners
cloth butterfly purse from Bags by Alma
one pound of fudge from Bear City Fudge Company
$25 gift certificate from Bear Essentials
New Bern cap from Bern Bear Gifts
two coasters from Carolina Creations
round of golf with cart for four at Carolina Colours
basket of goodies from the Galley Store
$40 gift certificate from Half Time Pub
bodacious basket of Wilmington gift certificates from Historic Wilmington Foundation
$25 gift certificate from Holiday House
$27 gift certificate from Kreative Catez
enamel coffee pot from Middle Street Antiques
Olive Oil Basket from MidTown Olive Oil
silver bracelet (pictured above) from Mike's Downtown Jewelers
mums from Mitchell Hardware
$15 gift certificate from Next Chapter Book Store
game from Snap Dragon
$45 gift certificate from Tonsorial Parlor
big Tommy Bahama bag from VashTi Fine Apparel
week at beach condo from Denise Willey
basket of homemade goodies from Emily Henson
Bird House from recycled parts (pictured above) from Jeff Garvey
Lenora Chauvin's famous run cake
nine pictures from Nancy Kubic
$15 certificate from Princess Nails
Helicopter Ride from Hubie Tolson
send your bids to email@example.com
The May Preservation Month Event was
MAY 21 4-6 PM
AT THE NEW BERN FIREMEN'S MUSEUM
AND A SNEAK PEEK AT THE FUTURE HOME
If only they could let you slide down the poles...
(note: there are 2, 1 for Atlantic & 1 for Button)
There may not have been a prettier
Spring Homes Tour than the 2014.
A student from the Epiphany School explained artifacts found
during the restoration of the Daniel Shackelford House.
The 2014 New Bern Preservation Foundation Antique Show & Sale was a great show
even though it snowed (!)
NBPF President, Joe Mansfield, Board Member, Arnie Litteken, Event Co-Chair, Jim Hodges, Event Chair, Phyllis Hoffman, New Bern Mayor, Dana Outlaw, Alderman Dallas Blackiston, Interim City Manager, Mark Stephens, Penny Litteken
The Mission of the New Bern Preservation Foundation
is to preserve historically significant structures and sites
in and around New Bern.
Dallas Blackiston opened the doors of the Depot
for 80+ enthusiastic people November 2, 2013.
Join the Depot 100. Information at the bottom of this page.
NBPF Annual Christmas Party
OCTOBER 17, 6-8 PM
AT THE CITY LAUNDRY
901 Pollock Street, corner of Pollock & Fleet Streets
Getting ready - the City Laundry never looked so elegant.
ET and Champ Mitchell being greeted by Jean Hawes and Mary Tait
Cindy Turco entertained, while Kathy and Peter Adolph, owners of the City Laundry, looked on.
Lynn and Bill Hand and many others enjoying the presentations.
celebrates New Roof
NBPF president Joe Mansfield updating members of the Depot 100 on the progress and prospects of the New Bern Depot restoration at a roof raising party June 27, 2013.
The NC DOT grant was extended to include repointing of all the brick and replacement of missing or cracked bricks.
\The next phase will be the restoration of the windows and interior of the west wing. As you can see from the before picture below, there is much work to be done. But at least the roof won't leak.
Join the Depot 100 and help in the Depot restoration. Form below.
Diamond Partner in Preservation
Precision Molding & Woodworks
Platinum Partners in Preservation
Nancy & Joe Mansfield
ET & Champ Mitchell
Mary & Ray Tait
Gold Partners in Preservation
Carolina East Health Systems
Emily & George Henson
Nancy & Bill Hollows
Carolyn & Charles Peterson
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Silver Partners in Preservation
Norman & Phyllis Hoffman
Gail Jessup Foundation
Kellum Law Firm
Arnie & Penny Litteken
Bob & Carol Mattocks
Bette & Buzz Mead
Paige & Rob Miller
Bronze Partners in Preservation
Coastal Carolina Health Care
Maria & John Cho
HomePlace Assisted Living &
McCarthy Court Independent Living
J. Randal Hunter, Esq,
Roselie & Dick McDevitt
Pat & Tom Schaible
Beth & Dick Wagner
Cheryl & John Young
The New Bern Preservation Foundation invites you to become a member of the
New Bern’s Union Station Depot is ready for total restoration. The funds for the roof have been secured and we are raising funds to complete this wonderfully historic building. The Foundation, in partnership with the City of New Bern and the North Carolina Railroad and You will..
SAVE THE DEPOT!
The Depot 100 Campaign goal is to get 100 individuals to donate $100 per year for 5 years. If you wish to remit your total 5-year pledge, you will receive a 17" x 22" print of the depot (image above). Everyone will receive updates on the project and recognition from the Foundation thanking you for your participation.
Please join us to SAVE THE DEPOT. Checks should be made payable to the New Bern Preservation Foundation – Depot 100. Or, you may use PayPal on our website: www.newbernpf.org
___ Enclosed is my check for $100; please bill me annually.
___ Enclosed is my check for $500 for all 5 years.
__ yes, please send updates to my email address: _____________________
Want to make a donation to the Cause?
or just pay your dues?
Just click on "Make a Donation" below.
The New Bern Preservation Foundation, Inc. is an exempt
We are also classified as a public charity under sections 509 (a)(1)
and 170 (b)(1)(A)(vi) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Contributions to the New Bern Preservation Foundation are deductible under section 170
of the Code and we are qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers
or gifts under section 2055, 2016 or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code.
We are located at 510-B Pollock St., New Bern, NC 28560.
mailing address: PO Box 207
New Bern, NC 28563
fax (252) 633-4428
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