Travel & Lodging Information and Directions to the Conference CenterThe SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL CENTER is the first of its kind in North Carolina. It is the first facility to have a FARMERS MARKET and MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING on the same grounds. This is truly an asset to the entire Southeastern Region of North Carolina, and we invite you to come by and see what we are building.
Traveling By Car
The Southeasern N.C. Agricultural Center
1027 U.S. HIGHWAY 74 EAST
LUMBERTON, NORTH CAROLINA 28358
910-618-5699 - FAX NO: 910-618-5706
Lumberton is located in Southeastern N.C. directly on I-95. It is 20 miles
north of the South Carolina State line and 35 miles south of Fayetteville.
It is 1 ½ hour from Raleigh and 1 hour from Wilmington.
From I-95 South:
Take exit 14. Turn left at the top of the ramp onto Hwy 74E and cross the overhead bridge. Continue 1 mile on Hwy 74 E and turn left onto access road for the Agricultural Center.
From I-95 North:
Take exit 14. Turn right at the top of the ramp onto Hwy 74 E and continue 1 mile. Turn left onto access road for the Agricultural Center.
Take Hwy 74 West. Pass the Hwy 41-Lumberton Exit and turn right after 1 mile at the entrance to the Ag Center.
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Traveling By Air
Fayetteville, N.C. airport is 35 miles north of Lumberton on I-95.
All of the major car rental companies service the airport
Accommodations and Rates - Availability as of August 15, 2004
Holiday Inn 910-671-1166 Location: Exit 22, I-95
Conference Rate: $59.95 plus tax - 50 rooms available; confirmation by Sept. 10
Country Inn & Suites 910-738-2481 Location: Exit 20, I-95
Conference Rate: $56.00 plus tax - 20 rooms available
Comfort Suites 910-739-8800 Location: Exit 22, I-95
Conference Rate: $70.00 plus tax - 10 rooms available
Fairfield Inn 910-739-8444 Location: Exit 20, I-95
Conference Rate: $57.95 plus tax – 45 rooms available
Best Western 910-618-9799 Location: Exit 22, I-95
Conference Rate: $55.00 plus tax - 20 rooms available by 9/15/04
Comfort Inn 910-739-4800 Location: Exit 20, I-95
Conference Rate: $59.99 plus tax - 20 king/double rooms available
Super 8 910-671-4444 Location: Exit 22, I-95
Conference Rate: $65.00 plus tax - 10 rooms available
Quality Inn and Suites – No Rooms Available
Hampton Inn – No Rooms Available
Individual and Group Camping
Overnight tent camping in a fenced area and indoor floor space and facilities are available at River Way Outdoor Adventure and Education Center for $5.00 per night. It is owned and operated by the Center for Community Action. Call or email CCA for reservations.
Additional Travel Ideas
September and October are wonderful months to enjoy the North and South Carolina beaches. Lumberton is one hour from Wilmington and 1 ½ hour from Myrtle Beach. Consider coming to the Conference and spending additional time in our area.
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The conference is coordinated by Jobs for the Future Collaborative, a public-private partnership in Robeson County that was organized by The Center For Community Action in response to the massive loss of jobs in Robeson County, N.C. It includes leaders in both the public and private sector and is committed to a pro-active and successful approach to sustainable development in rural Robeson County and public policies that support rural America.
For more information, contact:
The Center For Community Action
P.O. Box 723, Lumberton, N.C. 28359