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. Garden Club Holds
. r Monthly Meeting
' On Anril 20 at fi n.m.. Mrs. Anna Duke hosted
, the West Durham Blossom "Garden Club at her
home at 923 Sedgefield Street. Her beautiful potted
' plants decorated the house throughout. . ,
The Garden Gate was opened by Mrs. Margaret ;
Fuller after which the president presided over the ;
business sesiort. During this session committee
reports- were adopted; a place was selected for the
Clean Community Clean-Up Drive; discussion of
the program book for the up-coming flower show
May 2; presentation of birthday gifts to the April '
; i honoree, Mrs. Beulah Edwards; report of the coor-:
dinator, Mrs. Gibson, on the progress of our junior
club; and Mrs, Naomi Parker , and Mrsr Margaret
j Fuller, gave very informative and interesting discus-
.sions on acclimating plants, to indoors and out-"
' doors. Plants have to become adjusted to different
temperatures to do well, they both agreed.
' A buffet dinner was served to the, following
members and guest: Mmes. v Beulah Edwards,
-Marcaret Fuller. Gertrude Gibson. Dais v Gunn.
Mi c cot Ruth an A Marv Trtnic Ktnhnc nnH onmf . '
Mrs. josie foweu. ,
The May 18 meeting will be hosted by Mrs.
dcuhui juiwiuu i .wmtu mile iwy oust., iuw
garden specialist, will be the speaker. Mrs. Gibson
thanked the hostess for an enjoyable evening.
Junior Garden Club Meets
The West Durham Blossom Garden Junior Club
met ADril 20 at the home of Georeenna Taylor on
Erie Street. Ursula Reddrick, the president, presid
ed over the meeting during which the members ex
hibited their plants that had been started at a
previous meeting to show how much the plants had :
grown. Some of the juniors also attended the'
workshop sponsored by the council at Lyon Park
Recreation Center later and made miniature ar
rangements, hoping to be able to enter some of their
arrangements and plants in the flower show on May
2. Mrs. Gertrude Gibson and Mrs. Doris Reddrick
are coordinators of the group. Refreshments were
served. ' -.'
The Triangle Community Circle
On April 19, Mrs. Maggie Wilson Thosted the'
Triangle Community Circle in her home at, 1003
Buxton Drive. , ' v.
Mrs. Elise Greene, president, presided.-Mrs.
Otelia Becton, Mrs. Rosa Herron and Mrs: Ann
Butler led the devotion. The group plans a summer
celebration June 19 at 4016 Booker St., in the home
of Mrs. Fannie Harris at 5 o'clock. Each member is
to bring a covered dish. 1
Members present were Mesdames Ann Butler,
Otelia Becton, Fannie Harris, Rosa Herron, Elise
Greene, Maggie Wilson, Tereather Williams, Ruby
McNeil, Earnestine Young, Nellie Taylor and Rev. '
Odessa Thomas. Mrs. Becton thanked the hostess 1
and her husband for serving such a delicious repast.
The next meeting will be May 17, 7:30, in the
home of Rev. Odessa Thomas, 903 Price Avenue.
EAST ORANGE, N.J. Mr. and Mrs. Grady
Devone Tripp announce the birth o 3 son, Grady
Devone Tripp, Jr., April 9, at St. Barnabas Medical
Center in Livingston, New Jersey.
Mrs. Tripp is the former Miss Mary Irene
Thomas. Grandparents areMf. and Mrs. Willie T.
Thomas, Sr., of South Roxboro Street, Durham,
N.C., and Mrs. Estella Tripp of New Bern, N.C.
Mrs. Minnie Thomas Man gum of Butner, N.C is
great-grandmother. - ! t
' NCCU Area Garden Club
NCCU Area Garden Club held . its monthly
, meeting Monday, April 19, at the home of its presi
dent, Mrs. Sophine Chavis on Burlington Avenue.
The meeting was opened by the chaplain, Mrs.
Hattie Johnson, and Mrs. Lizzie Rawlings. Poems!
about flowers were read and. enjoyed by the!
'members. .' - : -yl. ' .;;. ,v v' V.;
After the devotion, the meeting was turned over
' to the president. Mrs. Johnson gave a report on the
flower workshop held Saturday, April 17, at West
; 'Durham Recreation Center, Mrs, . Chavis served a
repast. Mrs. Moore thanked the hostess.
The next meeting will be held on May 17 at the
home of Mrs. Lizzie Rawlings, 609 Grant Street." "
Friendly Community Club To
Present Blind Vocalist In Concert
The Friendly Community Club will present
James Longmire, a blind, bass-baritone vocalist ,
and artist-in-residence at Shaw University, in a cod-!
cert on Sunday May 2, at 4 p.m. 1
Longmire has appeared in concert at the N.C.
Museum of Art and the Library in Smithfield. In
1979, he was soloist for the Johnston County
Choral Society's performance of Handel's
"Messiah" in Smithfield. jr ;.-
The young singer is a graduate of Governor
Morehead School for the Visually Handicapped.
He holds a bachelor of music degree from St.
Augustine's College and a master of music degree
Longmire will present a program of songs and
arias pf Handel, Verdi, Schubert and Gershwin.
The performance will 'range from oratorio and
'opera to art songs and spirituals.
In addition to being artist-in-residence at Shaw,
Longmire is also teaching voice in collabdration
with Miss Geraldine Cate, professor emeritus of St.
The Friendly Community Club invites you to at
tend this spring concert.
Thrifty Service Club Meets
The Thrifty Service Club was entertained by Mrs. j
Mozelle Flintall and Mrs. Pauline Boxley on the oc
casion of their birthdates. The meeting was held at
the home of Mrs. Flintall on Cecil Street on Satur-'
day, April 24.
Mrs. Mae R. Core presided in the absence of the
president. The financial chairman, Mrs. Mary
Vanhook reported that all is in readiness for the
club's World's Fair Tour. Seats are no longer
Thirty-seven members and friends attended the
Azalea Festival in Wilmington and plans are
already made for an Atlantic City trip in August.
After the business session, the hostesses served a
Members enjoying the occasion were: Mesdames
Dorothy Glover, Montez Bagley, Pearlie Walker,
Marie McMillan, Mattie James, Christine Sales,
Willie Mae Jones, Stattie Russ, Louise Thompson,
Elnora Ransom, Milie Williams, Queen Cooper,
E,thel Charles, Virgie Mangum, Laura Thorpe,'
Alice Wilson, Mattie Pugh, Rozetta Cobb, Minnie
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Mrs. CassieBell Crowns Mrs. Teressa Bailey
1982-83 Black & Gold Queen.
Cromartie, Mae R. Core, Mary Vanhook, Lula
Hester, Elizabeth Edwards, Irene Hall and
Genevieve Rogers. Guests were Mrs. Linda Gray
and her daughter, Miss Princess Gray.
Pride of Joy Chapter 579 Order of Eastern Star
met Wednesday night, April 28, at the Shiloh Com
munity Center. Their guest was the Grand District
Deputy Sister Ruby L. Jones. Refreshments were
served after the meeting
Happy birthday to the following persons who will
be celebrating their birthday anniversaries on May
5: Mrs. Margaret J. Green, Daniel Collins and
Willie E. Grimsley.
The Shiloh and - Morrisville Branch of the
NAACP will meet Sunday, May 2, at 1 R.m., at the
Hatcher Grove Baptist Church, Morrisville. Rev.
R.L. Fuller js the pastor.
The Young Adult Choir of Shiloh Baptist Church
will be rendering music at the Greenville Baptist
Church, Lumberton, on Sunday May 2 at 2:30 p.m.
Women's Day will be observed at Hatcher Grove
Baptist Church on Sunday, May 2 at 1 1 a.m. Mrs.
Carolyn Davis will be the speaker. Music will be
presented by the Christian Disciples. Rev. R.L.
Fuller is the pastor.
Black writer Langtton Hughes was trie most prolific writer
of the literary movement called the Harlem Renaissance.
Mrs. Bailey Crowned
Black & Gold Queen
The Kings Club, Inc., held its Thirteenth Annual
Black and Gold Ball at the Durham Civic Center
Saturday, April 17, before a capacity crowd. Mrs.
Teressa Bailey was crowned Queen for 1982-83 by
Ms. Cassie Bell, last year's queen.
The welcome address was made by the president,
Each contestant was escorted by a sponsor. Mrs.
Bailey was escorted by Robert Bailey, Mrs. Vallie '
Brown by George Suggs, Sr., Mrs. Marian Headon
by Paul Weeks, Mrs. Elizabeth Seisay by Claude
Daniels, and Mrs. Jane Johnson Williams by
Runners-up were Mrs. Marion Headon, Mrs.
Elizabeth Seisay, Mrs. Jane Johnson Williams and
Mrs. Vallie Brown.
Hostess for the Black & Gold Ball was Ms.
Louise Alston. Other committee members were:
William Borden, treasurer; James Atwater, vice
president; Leonders Horton, Erwin Johnson, recor
ding secretary; and Harold Hayes. ,
Students from The Studio Dance School per
formed at the Ball. The school is under the direction
of Mrs. Kaye Sullivan. Dancers and performers of
three numbers were: "Energy", Tonya Clayton,
Rosemary Fitts, Deirdre Guion and Sharon' Jones;
Sherone Price, instructor; "Starlett", Lisa Brew-;
ington, Wendy Bivens, Monica Langhryi, Lisa f
Thomas and Sherissa Summers; Angela Austin, in
structor; "Satin Doll", Deirdre Guion and Jennifer
Perry, Kaye Sullivan, instructor.
Proceeds from the Black & Gold Ball are used for
' the numerous community services provided by the
Kings Club. . ...
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WVSP Has A
You ShoiuiEd PMg
WVSP is a non-commercial radio station dedicated to pro
viding a program of comprehensive news, interesting infor
mation and quality entertainment.
With broadcast studios located in Warrenton, N.C, the
station's primary listening area spans an eight-county region
in northeastern North Carolina and it's 100,000 watts of FM
power reach many listeners in other parts of the state and
southern Virginia .
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But They Have Planned
Much, Much More
We'll tell you all about it in two weeks in The Carolina
Times. ; Be sure to read: WVSP: A BETTER VOICE IN
CAROLINA, a special 8-page section, coming In the May 8
edition of The Carolina Times. In this special section, we
. will introduce you to the highly qualified professional staff
and policy makers. We will show you that there's more to
WVSP than just a radio station, and more importantly, we '
..' will show you their Durham Connection.
So don't miss WV$P: A BETTER VOICE IN CAROLINA, .
( coming May 8 in The Carolina Times.
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