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Brightmore University Presents Its Second Book Review

June 21, 2018

Brightmore University presented the 2nd Book Review in our Summer Author Series, “A Final Broadside” with local author, Buddy Worrell. Through very creative storytelling and his descriptive writing process, he outlined his military thriller about an American born during the Pearl Harbor attack who must rely on his paranormal skills, a retired battleship and a …Read More…

How to Protect Yourself from Scammers

June 8, 2018

Brightmore University brought to the community a very important topic all seniors should know about: “Operation Protect Veterans and Your Family”. This was presented by Members of The AARP Fraud Watch Network, Carole LaBlanc and Beth Fortunado.  Carole and Beth presented on two topics, scammers seeking seniors and scammers seeking Veterans. In 2016, 15.4 million …Read More…

Are You A Good Steward of Your Medicare?

June 4, 2018

Guard Your Card…Protect Your Benefits… Brightmore University brought some very important information to the residents of our community regarding their new Medicare Card that will soon be coming to them. Stephanie Bias with the NC Department of Insurance and NC Senior Medicare Patrol, Program Director, presented a very thorough and concise program detailing the “10 …Read More…

Mystery Solved!

June 1, 2018

Brightmore University held its second session this past week, “Mrs. Hudson’s Olympic Triumph”  Book Review & Signing: Author Series Part 1 presented by Barry Brown, Author.  Barry Brown is a retired local author who lives in Carolina Beach and has written 5 novels in his Mrs. Hudson series. Today we joined Mrs. Hudson and her …Read More…

“Recovery…the Journey to get your health back.”

March 27, 2018

Brightmore University closes out the Spring Semester Series, “Voices of Recovery” with speakers Julius Davis, RRCI Certified Peer Support Specialist and Kenny House, V.P. of Clinical Services for Coastal Horizons. We have all heard of the opioid epidemic affecting our town, and we heard first-hand last week from our D.A. Ben David just how prevalent …Read More…

Brightmore University Presents “Declaring War not on Drugs, but Drug Dealers”

March 20, 2018

Brightmore University presented, “Collaborations & Criminal Outcomes of the Opioid/Opiate Epidemic” presented by our Local District Attorney, Ben David. The residents of Brightmore and community members joined together to listen to our region’s coordinated community efforts, court’s innovative techniques on how to handle drug abusers/dealers, and how we, as a part of this community, can …Read More…

“Make sure your living and not just existing!” –Mary Crawford

February 28, 2018

Brightmore University ended our month on the Voices of Recovery Series: Part 2 “From Heartache to Healing”: One Woman’s Journey to New Beginnings presented by Mary Crawford, RRCI Peer Support Specialist from the Recovery Resource Center at the Harrelson Center. Mary joined us to share her story of recovery from the many years addicted to …Read More…

Brightmore University: “The Carving Tree”

February 15, 2018

Brightmore University was delighted to have local author, Terry Bowman, come to our community to speak on his current novel, “The Carving Tree”. Terry Bowman, who is a Christian/Spiritual Fiction writer, has been writing for 18 years and has several of his devotions printed in the “Upper Room” and in “Open Window.” Terry Bowman has …Read More…

Brightmore University: “Wide Eyes” Book Review and Signing

February 9, 2018

Brightmore University was excited to start the month off with well-known author, Marija Platace Futchs Fine, as she traveled to Wilmington just to speak at Brightmore. We are lucky that her cousin, Martha Beery, who lives at Brightmore invited her to come speak to us on her book and life history, “Wide Eyes”:  A War …Read More…

Brightmore University: “The Mermaid” Book Signing and Review

February 1, 2018

Brightmore University ended the month of January with one of very our own Wilmington, NC local authors, Shane Scollins, as he reviewed his newly released book “The Mermaid”. Shane is author of nine novels with “The Mermaid” being published and released this past October. It’s a novel that was inspired by a documentary Mr. Scollins …Read More…

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