Entries by OBCF

Community Foundation Announces $66,000 in Grants

In its first meeting of the year, the new board of the Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded over $66,000 to support 15 vital nonprofits. The grants will support a variety of local causes, from cancer support to music lessons for children…

New Scholarships Honor Beloved Parents

The Community Foundation announces two new scholarships — the Jeannette U. McOwen Scholarship, and the Lillian W. Riddick Scholarship for Nurses — that will both honor a beloved parent and help generations of aspiring college students…

A Legacy of Caring

As Bonnie Pfennighaus and Louise Baraw reflect upon their lives, an extraordinary story of giving back, of caring for others emerges. But for the longtime friends, a lifetime of caring is not enough. They want to ensure their legacy will continue…