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2020 Cub Day Camps

The Occoneechee Council has the following Day or Twilight Camps planned for 2020. Highlander District LaFayette District Mawat Twilight Camp Wake County Cub Summer Camp at Camp Durant   You can view the entire list here:

Bequests Language

An excellent way for you to support Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America’s mission is to leave us a bequest in your will, living trust or with a codicil. One significant benefit of making a gift by bequest is that it allows you to continue to use the property you will leave to charity during

Jobs Report Pushes Treasury Yields Down

This content is provided by the Occoneechee Council Development staff.  If you have questions about gift planning, how a charitable gift to the Council can benefit your family, or how to give towards the Occoneechee Council Endowment Fund, contact contact Shaun Olynick, Director of Development at 919-872-4884 ext. 250 or shaun.olynick@scouting.org. Yields on U.S. Treasury’s fell

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Freddie Mac released its latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey on Thursday, April 4. The report showed little movement for mortgage rates during the week. The 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.08% this week, up from 4.06% last week. At this time last year, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.40%. The 15-year fixed rate mortgage

Disappointing Earnings Sink Walgreens’ Shares

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) released its latest earnings report on Tuesday, April 2. The drug store chain’s stock prices fell 12% after the company reported revenue and earnings that missed analysts’ expectations. The company reported sales of $34.53 billion for the quarter, up from $33.02 billion during the same quarter last year. This fell short

A Bequest to Further Good Work

Nancy and David were dedicated volunteers. Over the years, they had seen many individuals helped by the good work of their favorite charity. They wanted to create a legacy to provide future resources to continue its mission. David: The work of our favorite charity was important to us. We regularly made cash gifts but wanted to

Finding Health Insurance Before Medicare Kicks In

I will be retiring in a few months and my wife and I will need health insurance until we can enroll in Medicare. What are my options? There are several places early retirees can find health insurance coverage before becoming eligible for Medicare. The best option for you and your wife will depend on your