The December activities of the Pine Kiioll Shores Garden
Club were successful, the club said, especially with re
spect to the Christmas Eve Luminaria program. More than
3,000 candles were lit throughout the town along drive
ways, walk ways and bulkheads. The program was under the direction of Verne
Wallace and her committee.
Members of the Club met on December 19 at the Marine Resources Center
for a wreath-making project. Several of the students who were here for the
Christmas International House also joined in. VJreaths v:ere made for the Baptist
retreat, where the students were staying, as well as several individual loca
tions. In addition, four swags were made for the exterior doors of the Town
Hall, and 60 tray favors were prepared for patients at Carteret General
Hospital for Christmas dinner. Six new baby stockings were provided by Club
At the January meeting the members heard Dr. Charles Peterson, who is a
professor of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina, at the Institute
of Marine Sciences in Morehead City. Dr. Peterson, v/ho resides on Oakleaf
Drive, spoke on ’'Barrier Island Ecology."
PKS VOd^ SERV5 AT The ladies from Pine lOioll Shores again in 1979 have
been generous with their time serving in various cap-
CAETERET HOSPITAL acities at Carteret General Hospital. The program
was initiated by Irene Doremus and the staff at the
hospital on May 2, 1977« Irene continued as director of volunteer services
until December, 1979«
The Hospital extends its thanks and appreciation to these ladies for the
hours they have contributed in 1979: Elizabeth Ames, 100 hours; Jean Anderson,
51; Kit Dissert, 121; Mary Doll, 125; Irene Doremus, S05; Newell Haller,
159; Jane Hillard, 202; Marge Johnson, 133; Mildred Kerr,120; Peg Knight
132; Charlotte Lavjrence, 54; Mary I'fa.eller, 82; Marge Ramsey, 99; Ann
Ratliffe, 84; Janet Robbins, 58; Jev/el Smith, 117; Mldred Smith, 132;
Isobel Tulagin, 43; Cress Yaeck, 120. This is a total of 2,740 hours
contributed by the Pine Knoll Shores Ladies.
There is a continuing need for volunteers at the hospital, both men and
women the hospital said. Those interested in this worthwhile project should
call Dorothy Hatcher, newly elected director of volimteer services, at
726-5151> extention 205.
UNLEASHED DOGS The problem of unleashed dogs roaming the town continues
to plague the town. Commissioner Jack Thompson said recently.
STILL A PROBLEM A town ordinance requires that dogs be leashed, or other-
vri.se tethered, and not be allowed to roam the town. The
situation has become so acute that the commission is considering the use of
an auxiliary officer on a need/fee basis to pick up the dogs. A more stringent
ordinance is being prepared by the town attorney to accomplish this.
GARDEN CLUB BUSY