Videos


Check out these videos of Edgecombe Community College scholarship recipients. Scholarship grant recipient atEdgecombe Community College Student Kaila Boulden thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to further her education.   Scholarship grant recipient at Edgecombe Community College Student Collin Lee thanks Tackle the Tar for helping to make his dreams possible.    ...

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A Voice from the Students

A Voice from the Students


Posted By on May 12, 2017

Take a look at our very own Pat Daniels telling all about Tackle The Tar and some of the students our scholarships impacted in 2016! We LOVE what this event stands for and the major impact it makes on this community.  ...

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2017 Sneak Peak Video

2017 Sneak Peak Video


Posted By on Feb 15, 2017

On May 20, 2017, the Rocky Mount Rotary Club will host the 2nd Annual 5k Obstacle Course Race – Tackle the Tar! Proceeds will benefit Twin County educational scholarships. The Rocky Mount Rotary Club is a tax-exempt non-profit corporation formed to identify specific causes to maximize our local and global communities. Rotary focuses its service efforts on promoting peace, fighting diseases, providing clean water, advocating for...

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Interview with Runners

Interview with Runners


Posted By on May 2, 2016

Nash Community College interviewed obstacle runners Derrick Haskins and Leslie Loux who will be running in the Tackle the Tar 5K mud run May 14 at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Want to run yourself?  Register today!...

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In Depth Coverage

In Depth Coverage


Posted By on Apr 29, 2016

Tackle the Tar was featured on Time Warner Cable’s In Depth. Watch the video below for an “In Depth” interview with Kristen Brabble.  Listen as she talks about the cause, the obstacles, and the prizes. Click below of visit twcnews.com   There is still time to Register before May 14,...

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Tackle the Tar Co-Chairs Garry Hodges and Kristen Brabble talk about the May 14 2016 Tackle the Tar Obstacle Race. The Tackle the Tar Obstacle Race is an event to help raise money for scholarships that will be distributed to the three colleges in the area. Nash Community College President Dr. Bill Carver, Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Deborah Lamm, and North Carolina Wesleyan College President Dr. Dewey Clark discuss the...

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WHIG Talk on Nov. 6, 2015

WHIG Talk on Nov. 6, 2015


Posted By on Nov 12, 2015

Kristen Brabble, Lyn Brown, and Tiffany Delano discuss an exciting  Rotary Project coming to the twin counties May 14, 2016.  Tackle the Tar is a 5K Obstacle Course Race and Family Fun Day.  Proceeds will go to raise scholarship funds to sponsor students going to local colleges....

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WHIG Talk on Oct. 9, 2015

WHIG Talk on Oct. 9, 2015


Posted By on Nov 12, 2015

Kristen Brabble and Garry Hodges talk about Tackle the Tar on WHIG on October 9, 2015.  Tackle the Tar is a 5k Obstacle Course Race and Family Fun Day hosted by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club on May 14, 2016....

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