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CALABASH VFW POST 7288 members visit the Veterans Administration Hospital in Fayetteville to
help patients celebrate Christmas. Pictured (from left) are Commander Bill Werner, Clara Schuster,
Joyce Werner, Auxiliary President Cathy Sommers, Lou Sommers, Ellen Oellerich, Elizabeth Hall and
Bernie Streeter. Attending but not pictured were Herb Oellerich and Fred Hall.
Calabash Post Visits Hospitalized Veterans
Calabash Post 7288, Veterans of
Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary,
brought their own brand of
Christmas cheers to patients of the
Veterans Administration Hospital in
Fayetteville Dec. 10.
The men brought a television set
and the ladies brought a vidoecasette
recorder. They also brought fruits,
ditty bags, cupcakes, cookies, soda,
cakes and pies.
A bingo game was held in the au
ditorium for veterans able to attend.
Others were visited in their rooms
by Post 7288 members who distrib
uted gifts and visited.
Member Herb Oellerich said,
"The smiles from our comrades who
are confined in the hospital as we
departed was for all of us the best
Christmas present we could remem
ber for a long time."
Seniors To Meet , Eat
Town Creek Senior Citizens Club
will hold its regular monthly meet
ing Thursday, Jan. 5, at noon at the
Town Creek Park Community Buil
ding on U.S. 17 in Winnabow.
It will be a covered dish meeting
with each person bringing his or her
Newly elected president Herb
Young said the meeting will be a
planning session with committee ap
pointments and program decisions
for the calendar year.
Young said all seniors in Town
Creek Township and surrounding ar
eas are invited.
VFW Aids Needy
Members and auxiliarists of Cala
bash VFW Post No. 7288 will start
the new year with a breakfast at the
post in Calabash Sunday, Jan. 8,
from 9 a.m. until noon.
Cost will be $3.50 per person
"served and cooked the way you
like it," said spokesman Mary
Bcncs. Starting in February the
breakfast will become a regular
event held the first Sunday of every
month, same time, same place.
At Christmas the group provided
16 boxloads of food to give to needy
families and "adopted" four fami
lies, filling the children's wish lists,
Personnel To Meet
Brunswick County Retired School
Personnel will meet at the Southport
Western Sizzlin at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 9.
The program will be on health in
surance, presented by Pearl Stanley,
Brunswick County Cooperative
Further meetings are scheduled
for Feb. 13 at 10 a.m. at Kirby's
Sizzling Sirloin in Shallotte; April
10 at 10:30 a.m. at Southport
Western Sizzlin; and May 8 at 10
a.m. at Kirby's Sizzling Sirloin.
Local Birthdays And Anniversaries
Thursday, December 29
Nolan Galloway, Eddie Carr,
Jerry Allen III, Mike Sidelinger,
George Floyd "Chip" Kirby IV,
Hazel Trott, Danner G. Milliken,
James Strickland, Jody Simmons,
Terry Graham, Jerry Allen Jr., Kelly
Hardee, Karen Lominac, Roger
Hewett, Tammie Randall, Tabitha
Wilson, Gloria Wilson, Libby Hill,
Friday, December 30
David Clemmons, April Cumbee,
Tammy Midkiff, Hazel Trott, Jay
Astoske, Jane Henry, Mike Ander
son, Jean Mintz, Benny Ludlum,
Joyce Hodge, Caroline Roberts; Mr.
and Mrs. R.D. White III, Mr. and
Mrs. Mansel Bennett, Steve & Julie
Saturday, December 31
Wanda Kirby, Tommy Love, Dan
ny Lee Galloway, Wanda Kirby,
Boots Leonard, Brian Whitfield
Jordan, Aaron C. Lawing, Ida C.
Mintz, Tia Corbett, Shelly Ludlum,
Larry Holden, Myrtle McLamb;
Steve & Diane Chandler, Mr. and
Mrs. Rick Joyner, Mr. and Mrs.
Darald Clinton Frink.
Sunday, January 1
Emily Pritt, Linda Morrison, Leo
nard Ferguson, Don Ramsey, Leigh
Helms, Michael Ramos, Anna
Home, Grome Grant, Pamela Bol
ton, Sarah Strickland, Kenny Gur
ganus, Helyn Phillips, Toloyne
Gauthier, Jean Ingram, Ruth Agee;
Mr. and Mrs. David Batten.
Monday, January 2
Sarah Ann Long, Rodney Woot
E. ttarvie Ml. D.DA, MAD.
providing care for
(children and young adults
ages 1-2L Also care for
MEMBER: AMERICAN ACADEMY
OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
lOl Village Pine*. Ahaflotlc
en, Annie Ray Stanley, Todd And
rews; Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Watts.
Tuesday, January 3
Brittaney Long, Kayla Denise
McLean, Michael James Hratusko
Lysak, Dwane Stroupe, Hilda Men
asian, Lyn Holden, Ouida Hewett,
Susan Hunt, Cathy White, Rita
Moffett, Glenn Bennett, Keith Hol
den, Ken Hewett
Wednesday, January 4
Bryan Bracey, Jason Brace y, Kris
ten Love, Ruby Phelps, Jeffery
Letino, Kenneth Bryan, Ann Causer,
Joseph Van Leer, Andrea Stanford,
Danny Corbett, Betty Combs, Mit
chell Williams, Robin Leonard, Lar
ry Evans, James Russell Kanupp,
Joseph James DeFeo II; Bill &
Metlaney Bracey, Bill & Mellaney
Brace y, Dr. and Mrs. Michael
McCullough, Mr. and Mrs. Grover
Mica Hadnot Johnson and Darry
Wayne Johnson have announced the
birth of a daughter, Ashlee Tate
Johnson, on Dec. 3 at Rex Hospital
The baby weighed 3 pounds, 4
ounces and was 17 inches long.
Grandparents are Rose and Jim
Hadnot of B-Var Road, Supply, and
Estelle and Pete Johnson of Holden
Beach Road, Supply.
Support Offered Women
Who've Had Breast Cancer
Women who have had breast can
cer can find support from an
American Cancer Society group
which meets at the Wilmington YM
CA on the first Thursday of every
The next meeting will be Jan. 5 at
7 p.m. at the YMCA 2815 S. Col
The program helps women who
have had breast cancer by providing
emotional support, helping them de
velop coping skills and allowing
them to share their experiences.
Look Good, Feel Better
American Cancer Society, Nat
ional Cosmetology Association and
the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fra
grance Association Foundation are
sponsors of "Look Good, Feel
Better," which helps patients during
The program provides skin care
advice, make-up guides, care and
choice of wigs and turban cover-ups.
All the services are free at the
American Cancer Society office,
3173 Wrightsville Ave., Wilm
ington, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m.
For more information or reserva
tions, call the American Cancer
Society at (910)343-1711.
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for your bridal ensemble
and complete wedding services
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Happy New Year!
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Sunset Beach children's Clothing
Their Decorations Judged Best
Shufford and Fannie PenneU of 129 High Point St. win first place in the Beautification Club of
H olden Beach home Christmas decorations contest. Mac and Ann Arnold Arrowood of 1125 Frigate
St. won the second-place award and Bobby and Debbie Kirby of 160 Sailfish, third place.
Smoking Cessation Guidance Offered
Want to quit smoking?
TWo Wilmington programs begin
in January, aimed at providing sup
port and guidance for those aiming
to kick the tobacco habit.
"Smokeless," New Hanover Reg
Makes 3 7 Runs
The Calabash Volunteer Emer
gency Medical Service made 31
runs during November, working
100 manhours and traveling
1,101 miles, Chief Frank Egan
reported to the board of directors
at its Dec. IS meeting.
Tfen calls were in Calabash and
nine, in Sunset Beach. Six mutual
aid calls were for the Shallotte
squad and two, for the Wac
, President (Cathy Morfit and the
board of directors thanked Chief
Egan and the squad members for
their work in 1994.
Eddie Brown, 911 instructor,
will teach an EMTD class in
Calabash beginning Jan. 4 and
continuing through Jan. 30 on
Monday and Wednesday nights.
The next board meeting will
take place Jan. 26.
Bridals & Formal#
Oldest and Largttt
Ill Grace St., Downtown Wilmington
tonal Medical Center's program, be
gins with a free orientation Jan. 5 at
6:30 p.m. in the conference room at
The Medical Mall. Registration is re
quired; call Community Wellness
Services at (910)762-4020 for details.
The American Cancer Society
will conduct classes beginning later
in the month.
The first of four sessions will be
gin Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the American
Cancer Society office, 3713
Cost of the program is $5 per per
son. Call (910)343-1711 to make
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WILLIAM E. VAIL, D.O.,
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon,
IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE
THE OPENING OF HIS PRACTICE
January 3, 1995
South Brunswick Islands Medical Park
25 Union School Road
Shallotte, North Carolina
Appointments Now Being Accepted