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Hijrhlights of rarular Fionthly meeting? of the Board of Directors of Pine
Knoll Association, Sept.lA, 1976
Motion passed that contract shall be let at once to have 8 slips built
at Hall ^'J.aven for s^naller boats (those which can navi??ate the bridf^e at
Divis Landing extension was also approved and uork to start shortly.
Heetin^ was held at the home of Director Louise Jolitz since it was a
runoff election day and the Town Hall was in use. President Hilton Yaeck
was out of tora; Vice-President Davis Cook conducted the meeting,
Heetinqs are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each nonth at 7"30pn and
the public is welcomes either to listen or to offer 3u^gestions in the line
of business before the Board.
30B and VERA BLOOI'ER have just returned from Canton, N.Y. where St.
Lawrence University paid Bob a singular honor. On September 24 the Univer
sity dedicated the Robert 0. Bloomer Auditoriui^' located in Foster S. Brown
riall. Bob, who is James Henry Chapin Professor of Geoloj^y and Mineraloj^y,
EmerituSj was there to accept the dedication. Bob, Pine Knoll Shores is
deliphted that this honor has cone to you. T'Te know how unusual it is
that an acaderic facility should be named for a faculty ceirhar during
his lifetime. It is a reai tribute.
CARTEPET ARTS COUI'ICIL is suddenly bursting with energy and offerinr us
lots of opportunities to indulrre our creative whins. They were the
ones who gave us the beautiful ballet (through the North Carolina School
of the Arts) in New Bern recently, and the fine folk singer, Claudia Schmidt
who perform.ed at one of the covered dish suppers at Bop-ue Banks Country
Club a few weeks ago. Steamed up to pror:ote all the arts for all the peoiftle
in the county, the arts council is busy welcoming new members these
days* dues are $5.00 per year, payable to Car>teret Arts Council, c/o
Charles McNeill, 120 Turner St., Beaufort, N.C., 28516. They meet at 7;3ppm
the second Monday of each month, if different places (announced ahead of
time, of course) and usually, in addition to the business meeting, there
is some sort of program. Remember, this is an all encompassing art thing'
the T/isual, the musical, the theatre, and so on - you have an art angle to
plug, you join and work it into their set-up. Looks as if we are not at
the end of the world down here at all; only geofTraphically, really, and that
won*'t stop us from im-porting culture and from nurturing the culture and
talent we have in our very midst. And, speaking of in our mddst, the two
artists represented at the opening of the Marine Resources Center on Sept.10
are very much around. LISA liORPIIEI' is an artist in residence in "Beaufort -
did you see her lovely bird photos that day on display? And EVA THALLER,
v7hose water colors uere adm^ired the same day, is a visiting artist at CTI.
The Arts Council is juptly proud of both these personable young ladies.
IPENE and KEN DDREITIS are m^oved in on Teak Court. Of course, they are
still busy taking treasures out of boxes and finding places for them. Ken
designed their vary comfortable hom^e right on the canal, and both are work
ing on its landscaping - landscapinrr is a happy hobby for both Ken and Irene
who are big gardeners and judges as well - chrysanthem»um-s are their
specialty - and Irene will be teachinjr at a flower show school in
Ken, when his study is completely in order, expects to do consulting in
his field of Industrial Hygiene Engineering. Up to nov7 he has been with
Merck Laboratories. They have come to us from. Westfield, N.J. And their
son and daughter and famdlies are living in New Jersey ripht now. Oh,
Irene is a registered nurse, hopes to be of use to all of us should we need
attention during any hurricane or other possible medical em.ergency.
VEE (for Evesia) and BILL BOSSS (pronounced baasc-ay) are new on White Ash,
overlooking the canal. They have lived a lot of places, including ^Thite-
fish Bay, Wisconsin, Ridgewood, New Jersey, Lake Bluff, Illinois, V7ith
deepest roots back in Nebraska, but come to us directly from Lake Forest,
Illinois, where they were living while Bill was Vice President of Lincoln
National Investment Corporation. Their two daughters are Barbara
(I'ianchester, Missouri) and Jennifer (East Brunswick, New Jersey), who will
soon each have two children (Jennifer expects her second child in Novem.-
ber). Their son, Billy, is off in Seward, Alaska, working and building
a cabin and having som.e fine adventures.
Vee and Bill look forward to playing golf, tennis, and bridge, and Bill
vjants to have a Sunfish nestled in his snug canal harbor before too long.
Right now, though, he is still fighting the chiggers in his woods as he
clears his yard to enhance their view.