Public Notice

Public Notice

Volunteer resources and contacts to help post-Hurricane Dorian

09.07.2019

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 https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/voad/

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.

Follow updates at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/dorian/

VA Headstone or Grave Marker

Local Veterans Organizations

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Educational Assistance

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Medical Facilities

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Burial in VA National or NC State Veterans Cemeteries

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VA Headstone & Grave Markers

VA will provide a headstone or grave marker for veterans buried anywhere in the world, and for eligible dependents buried with the veteran, in National Cemeteries, State Veterans’ Cemeteries, or Military Post Cemeteries.

The style and type of marker furnished will depend on the rules of the particular cemetery. Niche markers are also available for identifying cremated remains in a columbarium.

The headstone or marker will generally contain the name of the deceased, the year of birth and death and (for the veteran) the branch of service. Optionally, the headstone or marker may also be inscribed with the deceased veteran’s military grade, rank, or rate, complete dates of birth and death, an appropriate religious emblem, and a listing of any awards for valor.

If the burial is in a National Cemetery, a state veterans’ cemetery, or a military post cemetery, the headstone or marker is ordered through the cemetery, which will place it on the gravesite. If the burial is in any other cemetery, the headstone or marker must be ordered from VA. A copy of the veteran’s military discharge or supporting documentation of service must accompany the application.

Our office can assist you with applying for this benefit, or any of the benefits listed on these pages. Please call us at 910-253-2233 to schedule an appointment. Bring the veteran’s death certificate and DD-214 military discharge with you.

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Contact

10 REFERENDUM DRIVE
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(910) 253-2233
anita.hartsell@brunswickcountync.gov
frankie.beam@brunswickcountync.gov
tracy.walts@brunswickcountync.gov
open mon-fri:
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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