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Our Old House – Ep3: Bones

This video blog can be accessed at Pamlico Rose’s YouTube channel. It's 7 in the morning on a sultry July in Washington, NC and rain is waking our Rose Haven up. I am Robert Greene Sands, CEO of Pamlico Rose,and this is episode 3 of Our Old House. I am standing in the...

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Our Old House – Ep2: Space and Place

(see the video portion of this blog at Pamlico Rose’s YouTube channel) An information paper on the benefits of gardening as healing can be found here. Welcome to episode 2 of our Old House - by Robert Sands Our Rose Haven is a center of healing for female Veterans and...

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Our Old House

It has been a year since the Pamlico Rose Institute for Sustainable Communities purchased 219 E. 3rd Street in Washington, NC and re-named it Rose Haven, the future re-integration home for women Veterans.  It has been since the late summer/early fall of 2017 that...

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PRISC Editor changes careers, not passion.

Marie Coreil, as our copy editor, is a vital part of PRISC communications, including newsletters, columns, press releases and more.  A retired professor living in Oregon, and one who was looking for change of pace and doing meaningful pro bono work in the non-profit...

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In The Blink Of An Eye

With 24 hours notice, a group of four PRISC volunteers attacked a house in the Washington NC historic district, with the hope of reclaiming material to be used in the rehabilitation of Rose Haven and other historic houses.  With the permission of the demolition...

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Gamma Beta Phi Gives Donation to Rose Haven

[submitted by Crystal Reynolds] All institutions of higher learning have student groups and clubs. These clubs range from academic groups to groups that are for fun. Beaufort County Community College (BCCC) has many of these groups. One such student organization at...

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The Return of Work Days!

[from Robert Sands] Spring has Sprung and winter is in our rear view mirror.  And that means workdays are on the horizon! We anticipate good weather and that means we can now turn our attention from all the great work done on the interior of Rose Haven over the winter...

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Healing Design

Submitted by Robert Sands Recently, PRISC hosted Landis Pinkham and Tricia Wollard, the owners of Cottage Junkies, the antique furniture store from Washington, at Rose Haven.   I approached them about helping us with the interior design of Rose Haven for several...

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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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