Entries by Patty

My Donor Story

Paul, in his own words… Rita and I share backgrounds of service to others–family, church and neighborhood in our youth. Later we sought careers in serving those struggling with Mental Illness or addiction and assisting Intellectually Disabled individuals achieve independence and inclusion. Being thoughtful of others is “in our DNA” or at least it’s a long-standing habit. […]


These services are most helpful to the people we counsel. A printable version is here. Dare County Department of Social Services – (252) 475-5500 Interfaith Community Outreach – (252) 480-0070 Patient Advocate Foundation (A national organization providing case management, co-pay relief and financial aid to people with all kinds of health challenges) – (800) 532-5274 Beach […]

Throwdown Surf Classic Raises Funds for Two Local Families

On September 28, 2019, families, friends, competitors, and volunteers gathered in Southern Shores for the 11th Annual Throwdown Surf Classic. The 2019 event was the largest in its history with 173 competitors, and 37 heats for 15 different divisions.  The organizers, volunteers and sponsors raised $31,000 in total, $15,000 each for Sonny Albarty and family and Ian Simmons and family […]