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Club News

  • Scouts race in Pinewood Derby

    Cub Scout Pack 262 of Brunswick Islands Baptist Church raced their Pinewood Derby cars on Feb. 12. After many heated races, the winners were announced by den:

    Tigers: Brayden Parrish, first place; Mason DiBenedetto, second place; Jamie Bartholomew, third place.

    Wolves: Elijah Knowles, first place; Ryan Gould, second place; Todd Robbins, third place.

    Bears: Hunter Long, first place; Patrick Greenaway, second place; Jaxon Goble, third place.

  • Tri-Beach Cruisers donate to Lower Cape Fear Hospice

    Tri-Beach Cruisers Car Club, a family-oriented, nonprofit organization based in Brunswick County since 1998, recently contributed $1,000 to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation.

    Members of the Tri-Beach Cruisers raise money by hosting area car events and shows throughout the year. These car hobbyists support families and charitable organizations through donations from proceeds generated. Since its inception, Tri-Beach Cruisers have contributed more than $65,000 to local charities.

  • Brunswick Newcomers club will meet at Southport Community Center Feb. 16

    The Brunswick Newcomers Club (BNC) will meet Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Southport Community Center, 223 E. Bay St. (between Bay and Moore streets) in Southport. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee and refreshments followed by the formal meeting at 10 a.m.

    Mary Strickland, manager and curator of the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Southport, will talk about moving day for the museum. Sign-up sheets for various activities and trips will also be available at the meeting.

  • Kiwanis Club celebrates 17th anniversary with banquet

    The Southport-Oak Island Kiwanis Club recently celebrated its 17th anniversary with a banquet at the Southport Community Center.

    Highlights included remarks from past Teen Court scholarship winner Samantha Schiff Fravel, who graduated cum laude in two years with a degree in political science from Pembroke University and will be entering law school next semester.

  • Shag Club names board members

    The Coastal Shag Club has announced its 2011 board members. They are Gary Sellers, president; Pat Boyd, vice resident; Joan Wurtz, treasurer; Pam Bruno, secretary; Mike Rogers, sergeant at arms; and board members Marc Meyer, Walt Luniewski, Claire Cozzi, Susan Eason and Sandy Keck.

    For more information on the Coastal Shag Club visit www.coastalshagclub.org.

  • Garden Club plans card party

    The Carolina Shores Garden Club will have its annual scholarship luncheon and card party from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 9 at Ocean Gardens Buffet in N. Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    This year’s theme is “Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue.” There will be an extended buffet as well as a gift table.

    Tickets are $17 each with all proceeds going to scholarships for West Brunswick High School students. For tickets, call Elaine Southard at 575-0536.

  • New poetry group to meet Feb. 13

    Poetry Revisited is a newly organized monthly group for those who write, read and listen to poetry. The intention of this group is to afford poets and would-be poets an opportunity to read their work to others, as well as to enable those with a less-than-positive impression of poetry to experience the reading and hearing of poems from a different angle. 

    An introductory gathering is planned at Rourk Branch Library in Shallotte from 3-4:15 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, in the library meeting room.

  • Beautification Club to meet Feb. 9

    The Holden Beach Beautification Club will meet at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the Holden Beach Chapel. The speaker will be Sara Over of the Brunswick County Nature Conservancy. Hostesses for the event will be Lindy Collison, Ann Landis, Bennis Hall, Jane Decker and Carol Burnside.

  • Newcomers will meet Feb. 10

    The Southwest Brunswick Newcomers Club (SWBNC) will meet from 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Feb. 10, in the fellowship hall of the Shallotte Presbyterian Church in Shallotte. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for new members to join and to sign up for scheduled recurring activities and special planned events.

    The featured guest speaker will be Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Ola Lewis, whose district includes Brunswick County. She will discuss the North Carolina judiciary system as well as local initiatives she has instituted within the legal system. 

  • Sail and Power Squadron has Change of Watch dinner

    The North Strand Sail and Power Squadron of Little River, S.C., hosted its annual Change of Watch dinner meeting recently at The Surf Golf and Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.