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We are under duress because of the COVID-19 pandemic which spares no one as it affects people everywhere with debilitating or deadly results. This pandemic is not only a health issue, but it also poses serious social and economic

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NOC Earns Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency


NOC is pleased to announce that it has received the Guidestar Platinum Seal of Transparency (see link below).
NOC has always placed great importance on integrity, accountability, and transparency in its operations, business transactions, and financial management. NOC has established

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NOC Response to Island Packet Article


In its February 11, 2020 article (‘Beaufort Co. after-school program may be forced to relocate third site in two years” – see link below), the Island Packet’s motive regarding the Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC) is not clear. The focus of

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In a recent interview with WHHI, Dr. Narendra Sharma, Founder & Chair, of Neighborhood Outreach Connection (NOC),  discussed negative changes occurring in neighborhoods  in  Hilton Head Island — neighborhoods that provide affordable housing for working families and retirees living on

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Expelled Oaks Children Rescued by Good Samaritans


On December 30, 2019, NOC was ordered by the Oaks Apartments Board of Directors not to allow children (25 to 30 active students) residing outside the Oaks to attend NOC’s after school and summer learning programs starting in January 2020. 

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ONYX (Simmons Cay) Learning Center Reopens


NOC’s field staff met with families at the ONYX (Simmons Cay) Apartments in Bluffton on September 25 to announce that the after-school program will resume classes on Monday, September 30, after being temporarily closed. The children and parents are eager

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The Town of Hilton Head Flip Flops on the Cordillo Tennis Project


After voting to include a building of at least 800 to 1200 sq. ft. as an integral component of the Cordillo Tennis Project, the Town Council reversed its decision and now plans to include only a small structure consisting of

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NOC Celebrates at Colleton River Plantation Club, Bluffton, South Carolina


On September 13, 2019, NOC celebrated its 10-year anniversary, along with its annual Golf Tournament for the teachers at the Colleton River Plantation Club. The golf tournament was played on the famous Nicholas Course, followed by a delightful dinner with

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NOC on WHHI "Talk of the Town"


Judy Blahut, Co-Chair of NOC’s upcoming Special Event recently appeared on WHHI’s popular “Talk of the Town” program. Judy shared details about the NOC Golf Tournament “Fore the Teachers and Students” and the 10-year Anniversary Celebration of NOC at the

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 NOC HOSTING ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
FOLLOWED BY 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION DINNER!…
Please mark your calendars for NOC’s Annual “Fore the Teachers and Students Golf Tournament” on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Colleton River Golf Club. There will be a

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