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Growing Community by Preserving History
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Latest from the PRISC Blog

My Family’s Connection to Service to Our Country

February 14, 2018 My Personal Blog - Crystal Reynolds Every generation has a story - a story about how their family came to be, stories about the generations before them and how they were formed.  This is the story of how my particular branch of the family’s role in...

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Snow Falling in the Pines

[authored by Robert Sands] As January closes out, and snow fell on Rose Haven (and elsewhere), I want to take this opportunity to highlight recent donations and new additions to PRISC all volunteer staff. New Additions We are fortunate to welcome three new folks to...

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Donate Via Google

Donations can be made to PRISC via the Google for Nonprofits program!  And the best part is that there are no administration fees.  100% of your donation will be applied to the programs of PRISC.  Two ways to access this is to Google "Pamlico Rose" and look for the...

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Preparing For Residents

Through a Thrivent Financial Action Team donation, volunteer Colleen Steckel was able to purchase materials for a number of wall quilts for the Rose Haven project.  PRISC teamed up with the Pamlico River Quilters Guild (PRQG) to initiate a project to create quilted...

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A PRISC Holiday Greeting

[Authored by Robert Sands] The last days of 2017 are quickly disappearing amidst holiday cheer.   I remember as a kid going around the Christmas dinner table with our extended family and having to give one experience or thing out loud that year that was meaningful. ...

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The Passing of an Icon

[authored by Robert Sands] A giant in the field of history, art and architecture passed away recently.  Vincent Scully was perhaps the most influential voice in humanizing architecture, said the Washington Post in Scully’s obituary, architecture’s purpose “was not to...

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CEO’s Ribbon Cutting Speech

Below is CEO Robert Greene Sands’ speech at the 04 November 2017 ribbon-cutting, celebrating the beginning of Rose Haven. Thank you, Reverend Tomlinson, Welcome all to our ribbon-cutting at Rose Haven, Pamlico Rose Institute for Sustainable Communities' initial pilot...

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The Revolve (Helping Others Help Yourself)

The following is a poem written by Carlise Jones Carter, read at the 04 NOV 17 Rose Haven Ribbon Cutting by the author: The Revolve (Helping Others Helps Yourself) Taking the longest way in the heart of the day But you can see a hand through uncharted land where you...

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Rose Haven Ribbon Cutting

    Saturday, November 4 marked a milestone for the Pamlico Rose Institute for Sustainable Communities.  Over 100 supporters of Rose Haven attended its ribbon cutting held at the 219 E. 3rd Street, Washington, NC project house.   CEO Robert Greene Sands provided an...

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An Evening Conversation with Holly Dunn

Update - 13 NOV 17:  Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event with Holly Dunn had to be cancelled.  We will be rescheduling her visit as soon as possible, and will be notifying the public at that time.  Thank you. =================================== On November 15...

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PRISC News Archive

PRISC Papers

PRISC Media Kit

Please click on the following links to download informational sheets on PRISC, History and Bios along with information on projects and more. Files will download as PDFs.

PRISC Trifold (2 pages)

PRISC – Who We Are (1 page)

Historical Enclave Info Sheet (1 page)

Rose Haven Info Sheet (1 page)

Healing Vets Weekend Trifold (2 pages)