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NOC Founder and Chair, Dr. Narendra P. Sharma, gave a keynote presentation at a workshop attended by representatives from 15 South Carolina foundations at the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry on October 24, 2014. Dr. Sharma’s talk focused on the

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Fall Celebration at Cordillo


On Saturday, October 18, NOC sponsored a community celebration for residents of Cordillo Courts, The Hedges, and Woodhaven Apartments. Approximately 80 children and 30 adults joined NOC staff, past and current Board members, friends from the Italian American Club, and

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Successful Health Screening at Oaks


On October 16, more than 60 people participated in a Heath Screening Clinic sponsored by NOC, in conjunction with Beaufort Memorial Hospital, VIM, and DEHEC. There is widespread acceptance of health screening among residents of the Oaks and surrounding neighborhoods.

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Cordillo Student of the Week



Juan Leyva Perez has been recognized as a Cordillo Student of the Week. Juan is in the 3rd grade at  Hilton Head IB Elementary School where he is a great student! He always has a smile on his face, and

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An NOC Star



    Will White, an eleventh grader at Heritage Academy, is a wonderful volunteer at NOC’s Cordillo Courts Program Center.  After giving tennis lessons every weekend for the past year for children at the Cordillo Courts tennis courts, Will got involved with

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NOC was recently featured in a news report on Savannah NBC affiliate, WSAV3. Reporter Ashleigh Holland noted that NOC “tutors children after school in underprivileged communities in Hilton Head and Bluffton. Organizers say the extra help their program provides can…

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Oaks Community Network Moves Forward

The Oaks Community Network (OCN) met on September 30, 2014, and adopted Guiding Principles for the new organization. OCN is a grass roots effort to build a stronger community by focusing on safety and security, social events, clean environment, and…

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Simmons Cay Reading Squad


Since the beginning of 2014, a number of NOC students at the Simmons Cay Program Center have made significant progress in reading, as reflected in standardized test scores.  These students enjoy reading and take great pride in talking about the

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Cordillo Student of the Week



Siza Vega, a second grade student at IB Elementary School in Hilton Head, has been recognized as the Cordillo “Student of the Week.” Siza is an extremely hard worker, diligently completing her homework and Compass Learning lesson every single day.

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