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Club News

  • Brunswick Quilters club celebrate 15 years

    Officers: President Suzanne Simpson, Vice President Marji Carano, Secretary Kate Landon and Diane Colum, Treasurer Shawn Barone, Membership Lorelei Hauptmann,

    Education Brenda Call, Programs Dee Caudle and Kathy Elliott, Community Outreach

    Janet Fahey/Wanda Williams and Publicity Kate Landon.

    Meetings: The Brunswick Quilters meet from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at Shallotte Presbyterian Church, 5070 M.H. Rourk Dr., Shallotte.

  • Rotary clubs reach out on World Polio Day

    Rotary members in Shallotte are among millions reaching out on World Polio Day, Tuesday, Oct. 24, to raise awareness, funds and support to end polio — a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today. Shallotte Rotary Club will mark historic progress toward a polio-free world, while urging community support to end the paralyzing disease.

  • Brunswick Town DAR at The Warrior Ride program Oct. 21

    The Brunswick Town Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will have a table for The Warrior Ride on Saturday, Oct. 21, which starts at the soccer fields behind Oak Island Town Hall. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The opening ceremony will start at 10 a.m. followed by self-paced bicycle ride around Oak Island, where residents will be able to talk to and ride with veterans. A $25 donation to the charity is requested.

  • Jarman, Simpson honored by VFW Ladies Auxiliary

    The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Calabash Post 7288, participated in the VFW’s annual National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year Program. It recognizes the best educators who “instill a sense of national pride in students” and stimulate interest in American history, civic responsibility and patriotism. The Ladies Auxiliary of Post 7288 sponsored two teachers this year: Lisa Jarman, fourth-grade teacher at Union Elementary School, and Ellen Nicole Simpson, seventh-grade social studies teacher at Waccamaw School.

  • Calabash VFW announces Patriot Pen winners

    The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) of Calabash Post 7288 participated in the VFW’S national “Patriot Pen Program.”
    The program is an annual competition open to all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students enrolled in public, private or parochial schools, and home-schooled students. The students are required to write a 300-400 word essay based on a theme that differs from year to year.

  • Daughters of 1812 meet in Raleigh

    The February meeting of the Cherokee Chapter of the Daughters of 1812 in Raleigh was at the State University Club.
    State president Carol Chapuis Canales from Sunset Beach was the special guest and brought greetings to the members from the state society. She attended the meeting with her daughter, Christy Norris, and granddaughter, Afton Norris Kinkaid, both of Raleigh.

  • Club briefs

    Day of fun for a great cause is April 10
    The St. James Tennis Association is hosting a racquet relay from 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Founders Tennis Complex.
    An exhibition will be 6-7 p.m. Free consultations will be offered in the Wellness Center from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. including blood pressure checks, product samples, physical therapy and chiropractic care.

  • VFW Auxilary attends winter council

    In February, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and their Ladies Auxiliary, Post 7288-Calabash, attended the Winter Council of Administration in Greensboro.
    They attended the Joint VFW meetings, Ladies Auxiliary business sessions and attended presentations by the chairman of the National Ladies Programs for Americanism, cancer aid and research, hospital and VA Medical Centers, legislative, scholarships, veterans and family services, voice of democracy/patriot pen and youth activities.

  • BIP director speaks to Lions

    Shallotte Lions reached out this month to the Brunswick Interagency Program (BIP) at Brunswick Community College. BIP Director Greg Bland spoke about the program’s mission at the March 7 meeting of the Shallotte Lions Club.

  • Club briefs

    NARFE to meet March 12
    The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Brunswick County Chapter 1894, will meet at noon Tuesday, March 12, at The Dead End Saloon Fish Factory Grill, 4907 Fish Factory Road, South Harbor Village, in Southport.