#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Jeanene McBride

Today we have the opportunity to share our final #DoingItForLenoir recognition for the month of March. This social media campaign has been an amazing way for us to learn about the great individuals that make up Kinston and Lenoir County, while sharing their stories with our community at large. For our final #DoingItForLenoir spotlight, we Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Jeanene McBride[…]

Seeking Volunteer Bookkeeper

Volunteer Bookkeeper Kinston Teens is a nonprofit youth organization with a mission of empowering our community’s young people through service, leadership and civic engagement. Since 2014, Kinston Teens has worked hard to create opportunities for youth to be involved in the work to improve our great city. In the considerably short time that the organization Read more about Seeking Volunteer Bookkeeper[…]

#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Tamiko Loftin

Today we have the honor of introducing our second #DoingItForLenoir honoree, Ms. Tamiko Loftin! Every Wednesday during the month of March, Kinston Teens will highlight an individual who attended and graduated from a Lenoir County Public Schools high school, attended and graduated from a four-year college or university, and is now leading a career where Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Tamiko Loftin[…]

NAACP, Kinston Teens to host Raise the Age film event

Local organizations to host Raise the Age Film Event Screening to build awareness on raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction (Kinston, NC) – Kinston Teens, along with the Kinston-Lenoir Branch of the NAACP’s Criminal Justice Committee, will host a screening of Raise the Age, a short film, on Tuesday, March 28 at Neuse Regional Library Read more about NAACP, Kinston Teens to host Raise the Age film event[…]

#DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Shannarra Barrow

During the month of March, we’ll be recognizing members of our community that have demonstrated college and career success. On today, we’re proud to have Ms. Shannarra Barrow, a leader, mentor and role model in our community who is truly #DoingItForLenoir, as our first honoree! Ms. Barrow currently serves as the STEM Teacher at Rochelle Read more about #DoingItForLenoir – Ms. Shannarra Barrow[…]

Kinston Teens to present on vacant lot adoption program

Kinston Teens founder and CEO Chris Suggs will lead a presentation at the Kinston City Council meeting on Monday, February 20 at 7:00PM to update the Council and general public on the organization’s Adopt-A-Vacant Lot Program. The Adopt-A-Vacant Lot program will allow churches, families, businesses, organizations, and others to “adopt” city-owned vacant lots and transform Read more about Kinston Teens to present on vacant lot adoption program[…]

Kinston Teens gives away bikes and peppermint for Christmas

To close out 2016, the members of Kinston Teens truly celebrated the season of giving. Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Mr. John Coward, a member of the Board of Directors for Kinston Teens, our members bagged and jarred tons of peppermint to deliver to residents living in the downtown Kinston elderly apartments. The bags Read more about Kinston Teens gives away bikes and peppermint for Christmas[…]

Partnership with Peletah Ministries to give away holiday turkeys

Kinston Teens was proud to partner with Peletah Ministries of New Bern, NC and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to host a Holiday Turkey Giveaway on Saturday, December 3 at Holloway Recreation Center! The distribution included fresh turkeys, bags of groceries, baby food and toiletry items given away completely FREE to Read more about Partnership with Peletah Ministries to give away holiday turkeys[…]