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Victors In Battle Of Books
Waccama*? Elementary School's team emerged as victors in the county-wide "Battle of the Rooks" held April 6 at Supply Elementary
School. They correctly answered the most questions about 24 hooks read by all participants, including "Robinson Crusoe" and "The Up
stairs Room." Advancing to Region 2 competition April 30 at James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville will be (front, from left)
Crystal Railes, Ixirry Anderson, Natasha King, Jamondre Frink and (back) David Stoddard, Jason Norris and Erica Minton. Melissa
Johnson is not pictured. Media Coordinator Ijeacy Pierce is their coach.
COUNCIL ON STATUS of Women volunteers gather to inventory
and sort goods collected in a recent food drive to benefit the
Volunteer and Information Center. Pictured, from left, are Alice
Tesh, Ina Mae Mintz and Donald and Elwbeth Trenton.
Bike Ride Set To Lighthouse
A bicycle ride to Caswell Beach The ride will be short and slow
lighthouse has been scheduled by paced. It will be cancellcd if there is
the Brunswick County Parks and inclement weather. Pre-registration
Rcc. Departfor Wed., May 5. is not nccessary.
Participants will meet at the Yau- For more information, call Emma
pon Beach Pier at 6:30 p.m. Parents T. McGraw at 253-4357 or 1-800
must accompany their children. 222^4790.
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Quality Clothing at Outlet Prices
Short Sets-$5 and up
Knit Sundresses-$11.98 and $12.98
Shorts...$3.50 and up ? Tank Tops...$5
Western Blouses & Vests...$5.98
Special Group Blouses 18W-32W...$7.98
Shorts $3 Short Sets $6
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We're proud to luivc provided paving services for you.
Helping Brunswick County i
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SHELVES TO BE RESTOCKED
Food Drive Nets 20 Barrels
A recent food drive by the
Council on the Status of Women
netted 20 barrels of nonperishable
foods to restock shelves at the
Brunswick County Volunteer and
Information Center in Supply, ac
cording to Bill Turner, VIC board
Council volunteers conduct three
drives a year to collect food for
Brunswick County's hungry.
Donald and Elizabeth Trenton,
Gladys Goldsmith and Alice Lcsh
contributed time and efforts at three
area grocery store.
Tuimcr said estimated ihe value
of the food at S2,000.
"All contributions to VIC arc ap
preciated," he said, "but the major
Steve and April Fikc of Ash have
announced the birth of a daughter,
Mary Elizabeth Fikc.
Arriving April 4 at 11:35 pp.m. at
The Brunswick Hospital, she
weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and
was 19 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Betty Gurganus
of Jacksonville, N.C., Allen and
Sharon Gurganus, also of Jackson
ville, Clyde and Awilda Fikc of
Fricndsvillc, Md., and Janet Jones of
Great-grandparents are Joycc Sut
ton of Jacksonville and Mary E.
Fikc of Friendsville.
food drives lhat these ladies conduct
deserve special attention. When you
consider the amount of food we dis
tribute every day of every month,
and its cost, you can sec just how
important their efforts arc."
In 1992, the Council on the Status
of Women helped feed 4,962 people
in Brunswick County, he added.
VIC is a nonprofit human services
organization providing emergency
food, emergency clothing, informa
tion and referral and other services
to Brunswick Countians.
New Diabetes Education
Classes Start April 27
The spring session of diabetes cd- The classes are open to all diabet
ucation classes begins Tuesday, ics, as well as any family members
April 27, at The Brunswick Hospital involved in their care. Registered
in Supply. nurses from The Brunswick Hosp
Ciasses will run from 7 p.m. to 9 ita! will teach the classcs, which
p.m. and will meet in the hospital continue for six weeks.
conference room, said Daphne Program participants will also be
Yarborough, marketing director. invited to join the diabetes support
The purpose of the free program group, which meets the first Mon
is to educate diabetics about proper day of each month at 7 p.m. in the
nutrition, exercise, eye care and foot hospital conference room.
care associated with their disease. In For more information or to re
addition, it will focus on the stress serve space, contact Sherry Hcn
and complications associated with drickscn, R.N., or Pal Nutter, R.N.,
diabetes. at the hospital, 754-8121.
Shower To Benefit McDonald House
The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW
Posl 7288 in Calabash will host a
shower May 2 to benefit Ronald
The event will take place at the
posl. Coffee and cake will be served,
and the public is invited. Shower
gifts need not be wrapped. Kitchen,
bath and office supplies arc needed
as well as paper goods and twin
sized bed sheets.
A film will be shown by Martha
Doman of Ronald McDonald House,
which provides lodging for parents
near hospitals where their terminally
ill children are being treated.
For more information call Mary
Friends Of Library
The Friends of the Library will
hold a general meeting Monday,
April 19, at 10 a.m. at Shallotte
Presbyterian Church, on South Main
Street behind the West Brunswick
Branch of the Brunswick County
Fclccia Hardy, branch librarian,
will discuss services offered by the
Old and new "friends" of the li
brary arc invited.
Have a "peace"ful
birthday and may
all your birthday
wishes come true.
(No, the Grateful Dead will
not be playing at your
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