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Pender shelter transitions to new location

The American Red Cross and Pender County Health and Social Services have coordinated extended sheltering for Pender County flood victims. (Source: AP Images) The American Red Cross and Pender County Health and Social Services have coordinated extended sheltering for Pender County flood victims. (Source: AP Images)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

The American Red Cross and Pender County Health and Social Services have coordinated extended sheltering for Pender County flood victims. 

"Burgaw Middle School's shelter will transition to Riley's Creek Baptist Church," said Tom Collins, Pender County Emergency Manager. "The Burgaw Middle School shelter will close Sunday, Oct. 16, by 5 p.m. so that school can resume next week."

Animals in shelters will be cared for at the Pender County Animal Shelter for Riley's Creek Baptist Church shelter residents.

Donations for residents who were affected by flooding are being accepted at Gateway Community Church in Burgaw.

Pender County Emergency Management will post updates on the Facebook page at facebook.com/penderem and on the website http://www.penderem.com. If you need assistance call the EM office at 910-259-1210.

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