Faces

Special Visitor at Marsh Pointe


It was truly a special day for the students at the NOC Marsh Pointe Learning Center as the kids and NOC team welcomed Petty Officer Asondre Boozer to the Center.  Asondre has been in the Navy for ten years and

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Disney Visits NOC Children at Oaks


It was a pleasant surprise for the children at NOC’s Oaks Learning Center as they welcomed special visitors from Disney.  Jerome Smith, General Manager, and April Ford, Director, of Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort interacted with the children and were

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New Cordillo Program Manager


NOC welcomes Judy Blahut, a resident of Hilton Head Island (HHI), as the Program Manager for its Learning Center at Cordillo Courts on HHI. As Program Manager, Judy will bring leadership and management skills to NOC’s programs, including education for

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Cordillo Courts Celebrates Children



There was much excitement at Cordillo Courts in Hilton Head Island on Sunday, April 30, 2017.  The two-hour NOC-sponsored program was endless fun for more than 150 children, families, and friends from the Island. The children enjoyed a variety of

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NOC Students Recognized


Four students in NOC’s after school program received Student of the Month (March) awards from the Beaufort Elementary School for their respective classes. Awards are based on meeting and exceeding the SOAR criteria: Self Control, On-Task, Achieving Goals, and Respect.

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NOC Students at Cordillo  Are Eager to Learn

Children at the Cordillo Learning Center are benefiting immensely from NOC’s Monday through Thursday after school program, where they receive support from teachers from local public schools and volunteers. The students receive help in completing their homework, as well as

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Beaufort Holiday Celebrations


Great holiday celebrations took place last week at the NOC Learning Centers in Beaufort! NOC students at Parkview and Marsh Pointe Apartments were thrilled with gifts provided by Santa’s Helpers (participants in Island Ladies Night Out, organized by Island News

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An Hour a Day: Reaching For the American Dream

Carol Lineman spent several hours at NOC’s Cordillo Learning Center, observing the program in action, focusing especially on the internet-based Compass Learning software. She saw children completing homework under the supervision of teachers from our local schools. She spoke to…

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Dear Friends:
I hope you, your family, and your friends enjoyed a happy 4th of July.
July 4th is a special day for us all … for Americans as well as for others who respect our core values of freedom,

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Words from the Chair

I visited NOC’s two Learning Centers in downtown Beaufort — Parkview and Marsh Pointe. I saw hope and optimism in the faces of the children who were there. After almost a year, these students are showing significant results in academic

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