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March 31, 2020 - April 27, 2021

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

Volunteer (VIRTUALLY) with the residents at Riverpoint Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (locally, in New Bern)!

Shoot a short and positive video or photo on your phone (file size no larger than 5MB please) with an encouraging message to our Seniors!   (There are free apps you can download to scale video file size down to 5MB.  Feel free to email questions to Jen at if you’d like any assistance).  Please keep videos 30 to 45 seconds.

Email the video or photo and your info (Rank, Name, and Unit) to the SMP Coordinator (Jen Merlo) at  Get creative!  If going with the photo option, you can use signs or props.  As always, please keep OPSEC in mind when making these.  By sending in video/photo, you are giving your permission for us to share your video/photo with the staff and residents at the following facilities: Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Riverpoint Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and Pruitt Health Skilled Nursing Facility.

LOA’s will be available at the SMP Front Desk five business days after submitting photos/video.

Any questions, please reach out to Jen at or the SMP Front Desk at 252-466-3027.  Thank you!

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