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New Bern veterans getting help

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NEW BERN, N.C. - Veterans in New Bern are getting some help through a veterans Stand Down.

It was held at the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden at n Park.
     
The stand down is a informal one-stop shop to meet other veterans and get information on resource available to them.
     
Tuesday's stand down featured several military, civilian, and non-profit organizations who offer veteran services in the Craven County area.
     
Veteran's Garden Executive Director Lovay Wallace-Singleton says this is what the garden is all about.

"[It] brings most of the resources in one place, so even if they just come over to the Veterans Garden to get information, we will be here," said Wallace-Singleton.

Singleton says they hope to have more stand downs in the future.
     
The garden is set to get up and planting in the fall.

For more information on the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden click here.
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