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POTTERY STUDENTS work on projects including ceremonial cups, treasure boxes and other creations
Students Explore The Functional, Sculptural Art Of Pottery
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ing questions, making suggestions, encouraging
his students to be less inhibited about expressing
themselves in clay.
Earlier in the day, his demonstrations have in
cluded having students throw 10 pots in one
minute each. "It shows you what's important," ex
plains Kimberly Caroon, the studio's regular in
structor. He's also had them throw pots with their
eyes closed. "You do a lot of it by feel, but it's 1
kind of hard when you can't find your tools," she
Next session will be devoted to decorating and I
glazing and the one after, a spccial firing of the
beautiful Japanese art pottery form called raku.
Hiroshi has taught at Cape Fear for 12 years,
joining the faculty after having been a visiting
artist there. He has done "little workshops" afield i
before, but this is his first one set up as a four-part
"It's kind of nice, continuous," he concludes.
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INSTRUCTOR KIMBERLY Caroon works the potter's wheel.
1 3 New Literacy Tutors
Do you know an adult or teen
ager who would like help in improv
ing his or her basic reading and writ
Thirteen tutors are ready to begin
work after completing 10-hour,
phonics-based Laubach Way To
Reading workshops sponsored by
the Brunswick County Literacy
Council during August.
Nine tutors from across the coun
ty were trained at a workshop con
ducted in Leland by Joan Altman
and ending Aug. 14. They are Joe
Lane of Holden Beach; Lashon Ver
non, Patricia Lovejoy, Judy Branch,
Michelle Szymanski and Twylah
Jenkins of Ixland; Drusilla Smittle
and Betty Parks of Long Beach; and
Rosemary Gainvors of Boiling
Spring Lakes. They are available to
provide free one-on-one tutoring to
adults and teen-agers in their respec
In cooperation with L.ittle Prong
Missionary Baptist Church, tutors
Therapeutic, professional massage given in the privacy of
your own home or mine, for your convenience. Please call
and make your appointment today.
CT993 THE BRUNSWICK BEACON
8 East Second St.. Ocean Isle Beach
Classes begin September 8
$30 per person
No partner needed
Beginners & Intermediate-7:00 p.m.
Join us Jor heavy hors d'oeuvres, lessons and Jun at Steamers!
Sandy Stout & Mike Formy-Duval
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Lay -away a House for Christmas!
Department 56 Lighted
Houses in the Dickens Village,
New England and the North
Pole, large selection of
houses, people, trees, bags of
snow... everything to make
your Christmas village
Open daily 10-5:30 ? Special I^abor Day Hours, this Friday and
Saturday 10-9; Sunday 10-5; l^abor Day Mon. 10-5:30
See our sale tables out front this weekend!
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Maxine Jones, Bettie Godwin, Joyce
Marlow and Ercell Godwin were
trained in a workshop led by Susan
Hggert and ending Aug. 21. They
are part of a group of volunteers that
wants to help both children and
adults in the Ash/Longwood area
improve their reading skills.
The basic workshop, now offered
at no charge, is required for volun
teers who want to tutor through the
literacy council. It introduces partic
ipants to the Laubach core series,
supplemental materials and tutoring
techniques that can be used in one
on-one and small group settings.
An estimated 5,(XX) to 6,500
adults in Brunswick County lack
many of the reading and writing
skills needed to cope with the de
mands of daily living.
To refer a student or to volunteer
to help, contact the Bruns. County
Literacy Council office at 754-7323.
| Volunteers Will Spruce
I Up United Way Agencies
Hope Harbor Home and Camp
Pretty Pond are just two of the
United Way agencies that will bene
fit during Cape Fear Area United
Way's first "Fix Up Day," which
marks the start of the 1993 commu
nity fund-raising campaign.
Volunteers will perform tasks at
these and other United Way agen
I cies such as painting rooms, land
scaping, light construction and ath
letic field cleanup and repair.
The event will give area volun
teers an opportunity to see where
their United Way donations go and
see first hand how United Way sup
port helps people, while enabling
agencies to improve their facilities
in a cost-effective way.
After working from approximate
ly 8:30 a.m. until noon, the volun
teers will gather at Empie Park in
Wilmington for volunteer recogni
tion, announcement of the Pacesetter
campaign results and kick off of
main 1993 United Way fund-raising
drive in Pender, Brunswick and New
At Hope Harbor Home, four to
six volunteers from DuPont plan to
do some painting and general repairs
at the shelter.
At Camp Pretty Pond, which
serves the Girl Scout Council of
Coastal Carolina, 20 to 25 volun
I tccrs from New Hanover Regional
Medical Center plan to stain the ex
terior of the lodge; clear weeds and
brush from the new entrance and
prepare the area for seeding; spread
mulch around the bathhouses and
rake the volleyball courts.
Another team from the hospital
planned to do some cleaning and
painting at Lower Cape Fear Hos
pice's Wilmington office.
Metropolitan Life volunteers will
spruce up and improve the landscap
ing around The Salvation Army cen
ter in Wilm.; UNC Wilm. volunteers
plan to spruce up and help organize
materials at the United Way office.
Carolina Power and Light Co.
volunteers planned to clear debris
and a fall tree from an area at the
Wilmington Family YMC'A that will
be used for children's activities.
As of Monday volunteers were
still being recruited for several other
projects: lot cleaning and landscap
ing at Domestic Violence Shelter &
Services, the YWCA of Wilmington
and Stepping Stone Manor and/or
Pathway, also in Wilmington.
"Many people are unaware just
how involved the United Way is in
their community," said John Igcl of
Corning, volunteer chairman of Fix
Up Day. "These volunteer activities
arc representative of our caring and
commitment to people and services
throughout the Cape Fear Area."
The Wilmington Symphony Or
chestra is selling season subscrip
tions for its 1993-94 concert series.
The orchestra, directed by Steven
Errante, will perform all five con
certs in the Kenan Auditorium at the
University of North Carolina at
Curtain time is 8 p.m. Programs
?Oct. 2, Tchaikovsky's Symphony
No. 6 (Palhetique) plus concerto ap
pearances by WSO members Kim
Adams (horn) and Kathy Meyer
?Nov. 13, Brahms' Second Piano
Concerto, played by UNCW faculty
member Dr. Barry Salwen, plus
Copland's Billy the Kid Suite.
?Dec. 6: "Walk-In" Messiah.
?Feb. 12, Beethoven's Fifth Symp
hony , performances by the Student
Concerto Competition winners, and
a salute to Stephen Sondheim.
?April 30, The Planets by Hoist.
Season tickets cost $40 for adults,
$32 for senior citizens, and $50 for a
parent subscription which admits
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one adult and any accompanying
children to all five concerts.
For more information, call the
symphony office (791-9262) or
Kenan Box Office (791-9695 or 1
Answers 87 Calls
The Calabash Volunteer Emer
gency Medical Service answered 87
calls in July, Chief Alan Howarth re
ported to the board of directors Aug.
They worked 278 manhours and
traveled 3,514 miles. Forty were in
Calabash, 17 in Sunset Beach and
30 others, of which 18 were mutual
aid ? 12 for Shallotte and six for
A recertification class will be
scheduled soon. The squad also
wishes to schedule an EMT class to
recruit new squad members. Inter
ested people should contact Chief
Howarth at 579-7920.
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