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OBX Pridefest Delivers Check to Outer Banks Relief Foundation

First Colony Inn recently hosted the 3rd Annual OBX Pridefest in September of this year. The Board of Directors of OBX Pride, Inc., a Nags Head based nonprofit, recently gathered at the offices of the Outer Banks Relief Foundation to deliver a check for $1,200.  After a successful 3rd Annual OBX Pridefest, their flagship fundraiser, Board Officers David Miller and Charles and Jeanne Coppage are thrilled to have the OBX Relief Foundation as this year’s charity recipient.  Other Board Officers include Cody Dietrich and Josh Williams from Greenville and Sarah Close, the Inn Keeper at First Colony Inn. OBX Pride is seeking volunteers to join their organization as they plan future fundraisers and the 4th Annual OBX Pridefest., set for the 2nd weekend after Labor Day, at the First Colony Inn.  Some past sponsors of the festival include Kelly’s Restaurant, Pamlico Jack’s Restaurant, the First Colony Inn, Village Realty, the Roanoke Island Inn, Basnight’s Lone Cedar, the Lost Colony, Mollie Fearing & Asso., The Coppage Law Firm, Milepost Magazine, New York Pizza Pub and Sam & Omie’s Restaurant. Details at The Outer Banks Relief Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was established in late 2005.  Their mission is to assist citizens in our Outer Banks community who are burdened with financial difficulties due to a debilitating disease or illness, or a personal tragedy to themselves and/or their families. Since 2005, over $900,000 has been given locally to people in need.  For more information on the Outer Banks Relief Foundation call 252/261-2004 or visit their website:

Photo Caption:  Outer Banks Relief Foundation’s Chris Kelley, Executive Director, Debbie Moore, Tanger Outlets General Manager and John Gillam, co-Founder accept a check from OBX Pride’s Board Officers David Miller and Charles & Jeanne Coppage.

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