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Local Births Are Announced
Kevin and Didi Holden of Supply
have announced the birth of a son.
Kevin Garrett Holden, born Oct. 12
at 8:40 p.m. at Cape Fear Memorial
He weighed 8 pounds. 9 ounces,
and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Johnny and
Janice Singietary of Varnamtown
and Quinton and Kathleen Holden
of Supply. Great-grandmother is
Frank and Renee Dilworth of
Erwin Street, Supply, have an
nounced the birth of a son, Ryan
Chase Dilworth, at 10:52 a.m. Nov.
18 at The Brunswick Hospital.
He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces
and was 19 inches long. He joins
two sisters, Ashley Bennett and
Grandparents are Robert Bennett
of Supply, Robert Rivenbark of
Supply, Pamela Clardy of Little
River, S.C., and Frank Dilworth Jr.
of Lansdale, Pa.
Great-grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Bennett of Glenfield.
N.Y., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robinson
of Supply, Mr. and Mrs. George
Hager of Lansdale, Pa., and Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Dilworth Sr. of Lans
Hager of Lansdale, Pa.
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Sgt. William H. Griffin and Amy
Arnette Griffin have announced the
birth of a daughter, Caitlin Virginia
Griffin, on Nov. 20 at 8:23 p.m.
She weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces
and was 20 inches long.
Sgt. Griffin is communications
chief for E Company 1st Battalion
120th Infantry, N.C. Army National
Ronald and Cathy Hobbs ot
Holden Beach have announced the
birth of a daughter, Hannah Lynn
Arriving at 5:55 p.m. Nov. 21 at
The Brunswick Hospital, she
weighed 4 pounds, \3'A ounces and
wass 18 inches long. She joins a sis
ter. Kayla Michelle Hobbs.
Grandparents are James and Betty
Hobbs of Holden Beach, Joan
Moore of Lake Waccamaw and
Charles and Rosemary Moore of
Great-grandparents are W.R. and
Lucy Scott of Lake Waccamaw,
Nellie Wylie of Gap Mills, W.Va.,
and Harry Weber of Newport News,
Richard and Sherrie Wisnowski
of Supply have announced the birth
of their first child, a boy, Richard
Austin Neil Wisnowski.
He was born at The Brunswick
Hospital at 3:44 p.m. Nov. 21. He
weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and
was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Neil and Vickie
Clarke of Supply, Maureen Thomas
of Florida and Phillip Wisnowski of
Birthdays And Anniversaries
Thursday, December 1
Ashley Hcwett. Jill Hughes,
Amanda Babson, Sid Swarts, Kate
Frink, Wade Hankins, Kenneth
Phelps, Debbie Caison, Penny G.
Jones, Lynn Ellis, Margaret Page,
Kelly W. Barefoot, Archie Martin;
Donnell & Gcraldinc Taylor, Mr.
and Mrs. Burness L. Hewett.
Friday, December 2
Doris S. Ward, Malinda Elkins,
Doris Romanowski, Kit Jackson,
Julie Smith, D'Juan Bryant, Ronnie
Hobbs, Frankie Stanley, J.B. Wright,
Vickie Greer, Heather Hickman,
Kermit Gurganus Sr., Lucy Harper,
Gene White, Geri Piazza; Mr. and
Mrs. Harry A. White, Dr. and Mrs.
Saturday, December 3
William Cooper, Ava Mill ikon,
Nelda Bozeman, Dee Trogden, An
thony Graham, Jason Feldt, Debbie
Fox, Amber Parker, Karen Stanley,
Cameron Tucker, Eunice Formydu
val; Mr. and Mrs. Bud Thorsen, Mr.
and Mrs. John McLaurin III.
Sunday, December 4
Melanie Robinson, Jeff Williams,
Michael Sims, Chalres Tuggle, Mat
thew Cox, Dmaedra Raykele Chest
nut, Libby Goodman, Ray Jackson,
J. P. Lewis, Susan Kirby, Heather
Home, Wendell Bennett. Chris
Long; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Morton.
Monday, December 5
Bobby Evans, Susanne Sartelle,
Glen Williamson, Woodrow Russ,
Candy Hampton. Dottic Pate, Wil
liam Carter Jr., Will Milligan, Stuart
Champion, John Freitas, Hattic
Osborne, Reggie Hewett, F.rika
Hickman; Mr. and Mrs. Harold
TUesday, December 6
Mike Dennie, Sandi Johnston,
Diana Deaver, Don Evans, Robic
Todd, lla Jane Batten, Scott Mc
- - Wednesday, December 7
Evelyn RobinsonLeslie Grissett,
Bryan Powell, Gloria T. Norris,
Carolyn Upchurch, Timothy Kyle
Sellers, Robert Long, J. Gary Poul
os, Mary Leonard, Horace Barrett;
Bobby & Doris McDuffie, Mr. and
Mrs. Aleck Alexiou, Mr. and Mrs.
Maternity Program Adds Classes
New Hanover Regional Medical
Center's maternity fitness program,
"Motherwell," has added classes.
Beginning in December, partici
pants may attend either on Mondays
and Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. in The
Oaks gym, or Tuesdays and
Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. in the physical
therapy gym in the Medical Mall.
"Motherwell" is an exercise pro
gram for pregnant women and new
mothers. It provides exercises to im
prove muscle tone, endurance and
tolerance in areas affected by preg
nancy; reduce pregnancy-induced
lower back pain; relieve minor dis
comforts of pregnancy; support easi
er labor and delivery; lessen the
chance of dietary restrictions during
pregnancy and help participants re
gain pre-pregnancy shape.
Participants are encouraged to
perform at their own rate for com
fort and tolerance. They are encour
aged to follow the program through
out pregnancy and 12 weeks after
The program is sponsored by
NHRMC's Women's Education
Center and follows guidelines estab
lished by the American College of
Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Instructors are trained and certified
in maternity fitness.
For information or registration,
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Great-grandparents are Nell
Clarke of Kannapolis and Emma
Cosby of Supply.
C.J. and Pedrica Fitzgerald, pas
tors of Messiah United Gospel
Fellowship Christian Center of
Whiteville, are the parents of a sec
Samuel Alexander was born Nov.
6 at 11:53 a.m. at Southeastern Reg
ional Medical Center, Lumberton.
He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and
was 20% inches long. He has a
Maternal grandparents are Claude
and Gloria Brown of Florida.
Paternal grandparents are Alexander
and Mattie Fitzgerald of Memphis,
Wilson , Prongay
To Wed In Winston
Saturday, Dec . 17
Ruth Ann Prongay of Winston
Salem and George Follett Wilson Jr.
of Advance will be married
Saturday. Dec. 17, in St. Paul's Epis
copal Church in Winston-Salem.
Ms. Prongay is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Prongay of
Winston-Salem. She is the owner of
Wilson is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
George Follett Wilson of Holden
Beach. He is a Realtor with Pru
dential Carolinas Realty.
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To Marry Dec. 1 7
Mr. and Mrs. James Richard
llewett of Shallotte have an
nounced the engagement and
upcoming wedding of their
daughter, Jill Ann, to Rex
Davison, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph R. Davison of Shelby.
The wedding will take place
Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at Scotts
Hill Baptist Church in Wilm
ington. Friends and relatives of
the couple are invited.
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On the waterway at Holden Beach
Calabash Yard Winner
Alan and Marguerite Ballenger of 2 Gate 7, Carolina Shores, received the December Yard of the
Month award from the Carolina Shores Garden Club. The well-grown lawn features pampas grass,
boco palms and a variety of shrubs, with a splash of pink impatiens and large red geraniums at the
front door entrance.
Hospice Announces Land Gift,
Area Leadership For Fund Drive
In its effort to build the area's first
inpatient facility for hospice pa
tients, Lower Cape Fear Hospice has
received a gift of land from the
Cameron family of Wilmington and
has enlisted area civic leader Wendy
Block to head a fundraising drive to
build the home
The announcements came Friday
night al the Festival of Trees Pre
view Party. The Festival of Trees is
an annual fundraising event for Lx>
wer ("ape Fear Hospice.
When the gift of land is complet
ed in 1W5. it will total almost seven
acres with an appraised value of
SI. "J million The land, donated by
Wilmington developers Dan and
Bruce Cameron and their families, is
at the Wilmington Medical Park off
Canterwood Drive. It will be the site
of Lower Cape Fear Hospice's
planned inpatient facility, the first in
eastern North Carolina. The facility
will offer a homelike setting for
Hospice patients needing service be
tween home and hospital care.
"Lower Cape Fear llospicc has
been planning this much-needed ser
vice for several years," said Eloi.sc
Thomas, LCFH executive director
"The inpatient facility will enable
our staff to serve the region's termi
nally ill requiring more than home
care when hospitalization is not nec
The planned facility is projected
to serve more than 360 patients and
their families in its first year A
.Jlappy 7th Birthday
model is on displav throughout the
Festival of Trees, continuing
through Dec. 4 at the Milton in
do\sntoun Wilmington Ground
breaking (or the new facility will oc
cur in June 1W5.
Fundraiser Wendy Block, has
chaired numerous dri\e\ including
Sweet 16 and
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