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Donation For Hospice
Laney Blanton (right) of Lower Cape Fear Hospice accepts a beautiful sampler quilt, created in hues of teal and mauve, designed and
made by members of the Carolina Shores Quilters' Guild. Holding the quilt are guild members Rose Marcisyn (left) and Elizabeth Carter.
A committee of four or five guild members picked out the fabrics and cut the pieces; 12 to 15 helped to sew and quilt it, said guild president
Jean Rowland. The work began in late May and continued through mid-August. Hospice will sell 1,000 tickets to win the quilt; a drawing
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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Amercer Is Assistant In Governor's Eastern Office
Former state Rep. Leo Mercer of
Chadbourn has been named special
assistant to the director of the
Governor's Eastern Office in New
Bern by Gov. Jim Hunt.
Mercer, 67, will serve the gover
nor on transportation issues and will
serve as a liaison between local gov
ernment and state agencies. He will
represent Hunt in Brunswick, Bla
den, Columbus, Cumberland, New
Hanover, Pender, Robeson and
Mercer, a retired postmaster, rep
resented Columbus County in the
N.C. House from 1989-1993. There
he served as chairman of the State
Government Subcommittee on Mili
tary, Veterans and Indian Affairs,
and was vice-chairman of the Agri
culture Subcommittee on Crops and
He is a member of the Columbus
County Committee of 100 and the
Southeastern Economic Develop
ment Commission and is vice chair
man of the board of directors of
First Investors Savings Bank.
He was mayor of Chadbourn from
1969-71 and 1975-82 and was a
member of the Columbus County
School Board from 1982-88. He is
past chairman of the Columbus
County Board of Education and past
member of the Westside and the
Chadbourn School Boards.
Marcus Bernard, a senior at West
Brunswick High School, recently at
tended the Broyhill Leadership Con
ference at Belmont Abbey College.
He was representing the West
Brunswick High School DECA
chapter, in which he was active as a
During the five-day conference he
participated in small group sessions
on topics such as goal setting, lead
ership skills and communications
He plans to use this information
to help West Brunswick's DECA
chapter experience another success
ful school year, he said.
Marcus is the son of Curtis S. and
Adell G. Bernard of the Cedar
Grove community in Supply.
Marine Staff Sgt. Eugene D. Mid
kiff, son of Margaret F. Holmes of
Route 3, Shallotte, recently returned
with Marine Tactical Electronic
Warfare Squadron Four to Cherry
Point from a 21 -day deployment to
Fallon, Nev., where the squadron
underwent a Marine Corps Combat
During the evaluation the squad
ron, nicknamed the Seahawks, was
graded on its ability to deploy in a
timely fashion, set up their new en
vironment and demonstrate their
The Seahawks fly the EA-6B
Prowler aircraft which can be armed
with missiles and is capable of jam
ming enemy radar systems to allow
for strike aircraft to hit enemy tar
The 1978 graduate of South Char
leston (W.Va.) High School joined
the Marines in March 1979. His
wife, Tammey, is the daughter of
Lina Nord of Shallotte.
Isaac Chandler has been hired as
planning and al
tor in charge of
< * has worked as a
jvH| customer ser
Mk v'ce representa
tive at Bedford
CHANDLER Falls Inc. and as
a co-owner/operations manager for
his family business in Washington,
Lafaye M. Bryant, a biological
sciences major at N.C. State
University in Raleigh received a 4.0
Expo Scheduled This Weekend
Product exhibits, demonstrations
and seminars are planned as part of
The Home & Garden Expo at Trask
Coliseum, UNC Wilmington, Satur
day and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sat
urday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Sponsored by the Wilmington
Cape Fear Home Builders Asso
ciation, Inc., and SpecComm Inter
national of Raleigh, the show will
feature more than 100 exhibits
showing the latest in construction,
home decorating and furnishing,
doors and windows, electronics, kit
chen and baths, floor and wall cov
ering, appliances and outdoor liv
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
and Sunday the Home Builders As
sociation will conduct a Home Buy
ers Seminar. Panelists will discuss
construction, financing, closing and
other related issues.
A schedule of product seminars
and/or demonstrations will feature
security products, sewing machines
and sergers, the home design pro
cess, and oriental rugs, from their
for a smooth ride
origin to their manufacture, care and
Admission is $2.50 for adults, $2
for senior citizens and those ages 6
18, and free for children under age
For more information on the show
or specific seminars, call 1-800-346
gradepoint average on work com
pleted in summer school.
She took a course in sociology.
Bryant is the daughter of Denver
and Jean Bryant of Supply and is a
West Brunswick High School gradu
Aram Noorigian of Sunset Beach
has been pro
moted by Shop
Corp. of New
York to assistant
site director of
security for a
week in Scran- <r *
He was previ- NOORIGIAN
ously sergeant of security at Briar
cliffe Mall in North Myrtle Beach.
Before joining Shopco. Noorigian
was employed by Friendly Sales and
Service in Shallotte and served four
years in the U.S. Navy. He is a
member of the Calabash Post of the
American Legion and is a past exalt
ed ruler of the Calabash Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge
Lesley Holden of Holden Beach
was among four Cape Fear Aca
demy students attending the Third
Annual Student Leadership Con
ference at the University of the
South, Sewanee, Tenn.
The conference, sponsored by the
Southern Association of Inde
pendent Schools, took place July 21
Lesley is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Lyndon Holden.
Larissa Stanley Babson of Shal
lotte was named to the president's
list at Wake Technical College for
the summer quarter.
She achieved a perfect 4.0 grade
point average and completed at least
1 2 credit hours of study.
Brunswick County Superintent of
Schools Ralph Johnston reviewed
current conditions and improve
ments and projected plans for the fu
ture of the local schools in his Sept.
10 address to the South Brunswick
Islands Rotary Club.
Johnston is a Rotarian and a Paul
At the Sept. 3 meeting, State Rep.
David Redwine of Ocean Isle Beach
gave a detailed review of actions
taken by the North Carolina General
Assembly during its last session.
Club President James Payne paid
tribute to J. Lambert Schwartz, the
only American serving on the board
of trustees of Rotary International.
Schwartz died suddenly Aug. 28 in
Myrtle Beach, S.C. He had been the
keynote speaker at the local club's
installation dinner in June.
The club will hold its annual
meeting and Christmas dinner Dec.
James V. Mulholland m.d.
?Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
?The Only Board Certified Pediatrician
In Brunswick County
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Oyster Festival Logo Contest
Deadline Set For October 8
Design a logo for the 14th annual
N.C. Oyster Festival and you could
Professionals and amateurs are
encouraged to submit entries they
design to represent the festival, Fn
tries must he 8 X 10 inches and in
color. The art must include the fol
lowing words: "14th Annual N.C".
Oyster Festival. Oct. 14-15. 1994,
South Brunswick Islands, NC."
Also, artists must include their
name, address and phone number on
a separate sheet of paper accompa
nying their entry.
"It is the intention of the Oyster
Festival committee and the South
Brunswick Islands Chamber of
Commerce not to alter the winning
logo in any way," a chamber news
release states. "The design will be
used in promoting the I <4 N.C
All submitted entries will he dis
played at this year's festival Oct. 15
16 at the intersection of N.C. (>04
and 17'). The Oyster Festival hosts
about 20,000 people for the two-day
event which offers a variety of arts
and crafts exhibits, food vendors and
People attending the festival will
judge the entries and choose the logo
they think best represents the festival.
Entries should be sent or deliv
ered to the South Brunswick Islands
Chamber of Commerce. P.O. Box
1380. 4<M.X Main St.. Shallotte NC
28459. The deadline is Oct. 8 at
For more information, call the
chamber at 754-6644 or 426-6644.
Sunset Beautification Group
To Launch Seasonal Projects
The Sunset Beach Beautification
Committee will launch its 1903-94
season on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 2
p.m. at the Resort Swim and Tennis
Club of Sea Trail Plantation.
New officers are Therese Regan,
president; Peggy Smyly. vice presi
dent; Phyllis Manfred, secretary;
Patti Matheny. treasurer; and Sherry
An ambitious schedule of projects
will he presented to the 30 group
members for approval, according to
a news release.
The sale of Sunset Beach town
flags continues through September.
The cost, prepaid, is $34.95 per flag
and may be ordered by contacting
Gavlc Schadle (579-0332) or Jane
Set October 2
The Mercer family will hold its
family reunion Saturday. Oct. 2. at
Town Creek Park on U.S. 17 at Win
Approximately 1(H) family mem
bers typically turn out for the annual
pig picking, said Ed Mercer of
Boiling Spring Lakes.
Hours are from 1 1 a.m. to 6 p.m..
with dinner served at 1 p.m.
For more information prior to the
event, contact Mercer at 845-2998.
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