INGATE

From The Sip Trunking Experts

TMCNet:  Breaking ground: New farmers' market in Bladenboro [Bladen Journal, Elizabethtown, N.C. :: ]

[February 14, 2014]

Breaking ground: New farmers' market in Bladenboro [Bladen Journal, Elizabethtown, N.C. :: ]

(Bladen Journal (Elizabethtown, NC) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Feb. 12--BLADENBORO -- There was an air of excitement on Monday even if the air was a little crisp with a hint of snow as members of Boost the 'Boro met at the vacant lot across from Bladenboro Hardware to break ground for a new farmers' market.


John Hasbrouck of Boost the 'Boro opened the event by welcoming everyone to the groundbreaking.

"Eight years ago a number of us were enjoying a meal and talking about things," said Hasbrouck.

He said as the conversation progressed, they began to talk about the town and the demise of the downtown area.

"Someone said why doesn't someone do something?" said Hasbrouck.

They did -- giving life to the Boost the 'Boro organization. Hasbrouck said the group had a hand in the green space located on Ashe Street where people can picnic or relax. They have also acquired the Bridger Building and are in the process of working on it. The group also founded and puts on the annual Beastfest.

"Today, we are doing something," said Hasbrouck, referring to the farmers' market.

He also took a moment to recognize Hiram Hester, who, according to Hasbrouck, has been instrumental in Boost the 'Boro and its activities. Hester was unable to attend Monday's festivities due to an illness.

Hasbrouck introduced Dan Ward of the N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund who made a presentation of a check in the amount of $48,500 to the members of Boost the 'Boro.

Ward said the project was one of 12 that were selected to be funded.

N.C. Rep. William Brisson was also present and said, "The farmers will bring their products ot town and they will be the best you can buy in Bladen County." He added that is "great to see some tobacco money coming back to Bladen County." Following the presentation of the check, the group held a ground breaking for the new building.

In an earlier interview with the Journal, Tom Lancaster of Boost the 'Boro said the proposed famers' market building will have a front space for a store, handicapped access and will measure about 24 feet by 50 feet with storage upstairs. He added the building will also have a sheltered area where farmers can also set up to vend their wares.

The projected completion date is about three months once the footers are in place, said Lancaster.

___ (c)2014 the Bladen Journal (Elizabethtown, N.C.) Visit the Bladen Journal (Elizabethtown, N.C.) at www.bladenjournal.com Distributed by MCT Information Services

[ Back To SIP Trunking Home's Homepage ]

Loading
Subscribe here for your FREE
SIP TRUNKING enewslettter.

Featured Partner

Featured Whitepapers

SIP Security for the Enterprise
Voice over IP (VoIP) is incorporated into a variety of computer networks, both public and private, and used for everyday transactions and communications among carriers, businesses, government agencies...

Voice-Optimized Network Delivers Premier Call Experience
Customers equate call quality with business quality. Real-time communication, interpersonal interaction, and the cordial tone of a call center representative can create a positive impression of your business that no email can match.

Featured Datasheets

Ingate SIParator E-SBCs
Adopting SIP is a simple process with the Ingate SIParator, the secure enterprise session border controller (E-SBC). The SIParator makes secure SIP communications - including VoIP,SIP trunking and more - possible while working seamlessly with your existing network firewall.

Ingate Firewalls
Everyone is talking about enterprise usage of VoIP, instant messaging and other types of realtime communications including presence and conferencing.

SIP Trunk Solutions for Service Providers
The award-winning Ingate Firewall and Ingate SIParator deliver a high quality, reliable SIP trunk connection between the customer's IP-PBX and the service provider network, and solve interoperability issues to simplify deployments and support for remote diagnosis of reported issues.

Featured Case Studies

Case Study - Haiti
With this solution our doctors were able to reach anywhere in the world quickly and easily, to get consults from colleagues, facilitate treatment, order supplies 'on the fly' and also help victims report back to families. The solution from Business Mobility Systems and Ingate worked immediately.

Case Study - Turkish Petroleum
"With one Ingate at the customer headquarters, all of their remote workers can enjoy the benefits of Turkish Petroleum's IP-PBX from anywhere in the world.

Case Study - GCM
"The Ingate solution overcomes the NAT traversal hurdle and makes it possible to connect customers to our VoIP service, without the need of costly leased lines or support intensive VPN tunnels.

Case Study - Kool Smiles
"Ingate's solutions provide the advanced level of security necessary for this medical environment and the tools to make the interface to the service provider hassle-free."

Case Study - NMSAS
"This solution really saved the day for us," said Paul Mercier, IT Administrator, NMSAS. "We needed to leverage SIP trunks to reduce costs, and they had to work with our existing Microsoft OCS investment."

Discover Leisure Connects Remote Users to its IP-PBX
Discover Leisure is one of the largest resellers of caravans and motor homes in the UK. With 15 branch of?

Featured eBOOKS

Internet+: The Way Toward Global Unified Communication
Connecting the telephony of the enterprise PBX or Unified Communications (UC) system using SIP trunks instead of conventional telephone lines has been very successful in recent years.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 2
SIP trunking is becoming more of a focus for service providers. One key issue many service providers face when deploying SIP trunks is NAT, or Network Address Translation, traversal.

What is SIP Trunking? Edition 1
A vast resource for information about all things SIP - including SIP, security, VoIP, SIP trunking and Unified Communications.

Featured Videos

E-SBCs AS The Demarcation Point:
Ingate's Steve Johnson talks to Erik Linask about the role session border controller plays as the demarcation point at...

Demystifying DPI
How can deep packet inspection protect your SIP traffic as well as your entire network?

Featured Resources

What's New

Presenting the New Ingate/Intertex Website:
Internet+ is an extended Internet access allowing high quality SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) based real-time person-to-person communication, everywhere and for any application. It applies to both fixed and mobile networks ...

Featured Blogs

Featured Webinars

Secure SIP Trunking:
What You Need to Know

Successfully Deploying Enterprise SIP Trunking:
Tools and Techniques for Overcoming Common Roadblocks

Featured Podcasts

Getting the Most Out of Your SIP Trunks:
Ingate's Steve Johnson and TMC's Erik Linask discuss how best practices forgetting the most out of SIP Trunking services and common pitfalls to avoid.