Public Notice

Public Notice

Volunteer resources and contacts to help post-Hurricane Dorian


BOLIVIA, N.C. – Brunswick County Emergency Services coordinates offers for donations and volunteer assistance with the Brunswick County Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD).

Questions about who to contact for help, how to volunteer or how to donate items? Contact Emergency Services Volunteer and Nonprofit Coordinator Leslie Stanley for direction to the appropriate VOAD agency or county department based on your needs.

A list of VOAD partner organizations that may be able to assist residents with unmet and construction needs post-Hurricane Dorian is available at

Based on the level of impact to Brunswick County, VOAD anticipates that its available resources are enough to serve the areas affected by Hurricane Dorian. VOAD is thankful to everyone who has reached out to offer help.

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Positive Approach to Care™ Workshop Dec. 4


A “Positive Approach to Care” workshop for persons living with dementia and their caregivers will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Brunswick Center at Shallotte (3620 Express Drive in Shallotte). The workshop is intended to create a positive and caring environment for persons living with dementia by enhancing the understanding of dementia and building a skill set based on Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care™. There is no charge for family or unpaid caregivers and lunch is included. There is a charge of $10 for professionals only.

Seating is limited – RSVP by Nov. 26 to or by calling 910-274-0339.

For more information, view the flier below, or click here to view a PDF.