Dare County is named in honor of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. Dare County is also where the Wright Brothers first experienced powered flight and much more.

January  30, 2015
Public Meetings:
Dare County Board of Commissioners
2/2/2015  9:00:00 AM
Trustees for the OPEB Irrevocable Trust
2/3/2015  9:30:00 AM
Planning Board
2/9/2015  6:00:00 PM
Teen Court Advisory Committee
2/10/2015  11:30:00 AM
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
2/10/2015  12:30:00 PM
Friends of Youth Advisory Board
2/12/2015  8:00:00 AM
Board of
Next Meeting: Monday, 2/2/2015 at 9 AM
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Dare County, NC
Events & Activities:

Friends of Youth Training Session
Can you spare 8 hours a month to make a difference in the life of a young person?
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Tax Preparation Assistance at the Baum Center
Trained volunteers are available January 29th through April 9 to assist seniors in preparing taxes.
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Mommy and Me at the Fessenden Center in Buxton
Parents and toddlers are welcome every Monday & Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for an open gym setting.
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Dare Home Health and Hospice
Dare County Department of Public Health is seeking caring, compassionate people to assist families in our community receiving Dare Home Health or Dare Hospice services.
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School Resource Officer Receives Employee of the Month
Jody Lewis, School Resource Officer at First Flight Middle School, is the January 2015 Dare County Employee of the Month.  more info

Paramedic Receives Employee of the Year
Larry Grubbs, Paramedic with Emergency Medical Services, is the 2014 Dare County Employee of the Year.  more info

Influenza: Myth vs. Truth
With the flu season upon us, many myths arise pertaining to influenza and the vaccine that can prevent the virus.  more info

Dare County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Accepting Request for Proposals for FY 2015-2016 Grant Funding.
Click more info for application instructions.  more info

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Featured Articles:

Friends of Youth Seeks Volunteer Mentors for Local At-Risk Youth
A training session for new volunteer mentors will be held on Thursday, February 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Dare County Administration Building in Manteo.
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27th Annual Outer Banks Senior Games April 13-25, 2015.
This annual events attracts over 200 participants each year. Registration required and due by Friday, March 15, 2015.
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New Year's Resolutions Resources
Dare County has a variety of programs and services available at little to no charge for local residents and property owners that may assist in achieving your New Year's resolutions.
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