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Club News

  • Club briefs

    Seniors to meet Oct. 8
    Holden Beach Senior Citizens will meet at the Lockwood Folly Community Building on Stanbury Road at 6 p.m. Oct. 8. Bring food to complement the cookout.
    There will be prizes for bingo. For the meeting, be sure to bring cans for personal use, labels and points for Shallotte Middle School, stamps for missionaries overseas and coupons for veterans.
    Remember to bring non-perishable foods for a local food bank. Reservations will be taken for the trip to Templewood in Fayetteville on Oct. 19. Cost is $15 per person and includes a meal.

  • Old Bridge Preservation Society volunteer spotlight: Gerry Strickland

    During Labor Day weekend, the Old Bridge Preservation Society (OBPS) completed another successful summer at the old bridge. Now OBPS membership is looking forward to fall events.
    Throughout the summer, OBPS volunteers were pleased that visitors recognized the positive changes to the old bridge since last summer, such as new landscaping, improvements to the tender house, and accessibility.
    Locals and visitors shared stories and memories and what this iconic bridge in Sunset Beach meant to them.

  • Club briefs

    Chili to heat up Moose Lodge Oct. 13
    The Local Heroes Chili Cook-off will take place from noon-3 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Oak Island Moose Lodge. Local fire, rescue and police departments, along with the US Coast Guard, will be competing for the title of “The Best Chili in Town.”
    Tickets on now sale for $10 each. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. Be sure to get $2 off coupons at the Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce and First Citizens Bank, Oak Island branch.

  • Club briefs

    Sept. 29 dinner benefits charity fund
    The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of the Rosary Council 9039 in Shallotte will serve a comfort food dinner to benefit the council’s charity fund from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 29 at Saint Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church, 5101 Ocean Highway W. in Shallotte.
    The menu will consist of Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, green peas, a green salad, fresh baked bread, carrot cake and iced tea, hot tea or coffee. Cost is $13 per person. Dine in or take-out available.

  • Club briefs

    Shriners to have yard sale on Sept. 15
    Members of the South Brunswick Shrine Club will host a community-wide yard sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15 at the South Brunswick Island Shrine Club, 4911 Old Shallotte Road in Shallotte. Families in the greater Brunswick County area are invited to participate in this opportunity to clean out that garage or attic and turn unwanted items into extra cash.

  • Club briefs

    Come eat with local Shriners July 28
    The South Brunswick Islands Shrine Club’s Butterbean Festival will take place July 28.
    Social hour is from 6-7 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. and consists of fried chicken, butterbeans, desserts and a cash bar. Cost is $10 per person or $15 a couple.
    An auction will start at 8 p.m. and will include leather furniture, exercise equipment and many more items to benefit South Brunswick Islands Shrine Club.

  • Club briefs

    Flotilla meeting set for July 24
    The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary’s July flotilla meeting has been rescheduled. This month only, the meeting will be at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday, July 24, at the Coast Guard Station on Oak Island, Caswell Beach.
    Two more safe boating courses (ABS) are being offered this year: Saturday, Aug. 4, and Saturday, Sept. 15. Call Fred Robertie at (910) 754-3629 for details.

  • Auxiliary goes to state convention

    Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7288 in Calabash members Janice Butterworth, Nancey Earney, Joan Elmeier, Barbara Hertline, Marlene Lidgard and Fran Redfield attended the North Carolina VFW Department Convention in Raleigh June 14-17.
    The members attended council and business meetings and program awards sessions, served as pages for the department guard and floor members, voted on department resolutions and participated in the nomination and elections of new department officers for 2012-2013.

  • Eggert gets Lions fellowship

    Don Eggert was awarded a Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) with Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) at the June meeting of the Shallotte Lions Club.
    As recognition of humanitarian work, an MJF is awarded to those who donate $1,000 to LCIF or to people for whom a donation was made by others, such as the local club.

  • Club briefs

    Knights of Columbus elect 2012-13 officers
    At the May 14 council meeting, members of Our Lady of the Rosary Council 9036 elected the following Knights officers for the fraternal year 2012- 2013:
    Grand Knight: John Yencik
    Deputy Grand Knight:     Richard Rismiller
    Chancellor: Richard Lombardo
    Warden: Paul Murnane
    Advocate: William Anstock
    Treasurer: Paul Lombardi
    Recorder: Robert Houser
    Inside Guard: Thomas Smed
    Outside Guard: Thomas Davin