Duplin Extension and Community Association (ECA) members have handcrafted infant wear for donation to the county hospital maternity ward. At the May monthly meeting of the Duplin ECA, members brought their items together so a presentation date could be set with Vidant/Duplin General Hospital in Kenansville. The collection included handcrafted infant caps, bootees, blankets, and other clothing, as well as donations purchased for newborn wear and use. Wanda Clay, Director of Duplin County Center NCCE,
remarked that this group of volunteers contributes more than just ‘things’ to local citizens, they find areas of service where there is a strong need and they have a positive impact. Pictured with ECA representatives are Vidant Duplin Hospital staff members Michelle Hunter RN, Thelma Faison RN, Tracie Whitman RN, and Carol Bostic nurse assistant. Photo courtesy of Anne Hunter of the Duplin Times newspaper.