Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club Supports Families in Need Through Food and Monetary Contributions

Local Boating and Golf Community Donates Food and Money to Benefit Religious Community Services

New Bern, NC, December 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Fairfield Harbour, a residential boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, announced the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club (FHYC) raised more than 2,800 pounds of food and $700 in donations to benefit the Religious Community Services (RCS). The donations from community residents, friends and family were collected at the FHYC annual food drive held in Fairfield Harbour Dec. 5-7.

A community-based organization founded in 1982, RCS actively works to unify local religious organizations in their commitment to minister to the basic and emergency needs of individuals and families in the New Bern area through various forms of assistance and support.

For more information about the FHYC and its donations to RCS, contact Jim Florence, past commodore of the FHYC, at jflorence1@suddenlink.net.

“Helping those in need is something that is very important to those living in Fairfield Harbour,” said Mystre’ Van Horn, on-site community manager of Fairfield Harbour. “We are happy to support RCS again this year, and we know our donations will go to deserving families and individuals this holiday season.”

“We are thankful for the hard work of the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club for leading this year’s Religious Community Services Food Drive,” said Larry Knapp, president of the Fairfield Harbour board of directors. “Fairfield Harbour residents are always ready to contribute to the needs of others in our local community, and we want to give back in any way we can.”

“The members of the Fairfield Harbour Yacht Club are grateful to have received the whole community’s support during our recent efforts to support Religious Community Services,” said Florence. “The food drive was a huge success, and we look forward to future opportunities to further aid our community and beyond.”

About Fairfield Harbour:
Established in 1975, Fairfield Harbour is a boating and golf community located 15 minutes from historic New Bern, North Carolina. Residents living in this recreational, resort and retirement community have access to numerous social networks as well as a 75-acre manmade harbor along the Neuse River that lies only 18 miles from the Intracoastal Waterway. Fairfield Harbour is located on more than 2,000 acres and includes more than 1,300 privately-owned single family homes, 144 condominiums and 24 townhouses. Dedicated to giving back to the community, Fairfield Harbour and its residents actively support more than 75 nonprofit groups in the region, including the Wounded Warrior Project, Tryon Palace, Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Coastal Women’s Shelter. Community Association Services (CAS, Inc.), which is led by John Stone, president, serves as the professional management company for Fairfield Harbour. Fairfield Harbour was most recently named “Community of the Year” by the Community Association Institute of North Carolina. For more information about Fairfield Harbour, visit http://www.fhpoa.com.
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