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Vol. 7, No.lO
A Shoreline Community, Fine Knoll Shores, N.C.
May 2011
Bill Ashland, Daughter Lisa Beattie and Grandson Wilson
Arbor Day 2011
By Yvette Bannen
On March 18 the Pine Knoll Shores Garden Club cel
ebrated Arbor Day by planting a tree at town hall. Many
people at this year’s ceremony were surprised to hear that
since 1983 the Club has planted trees on Arbor Day to
commemorate deceased members.
This year, we planted a Japanese maple near Veterans
Park to memorialize Jane Ashland, who had been a Gar
den Club member since 1996. A white plaque marks the
location.
A good contingent of Garden Club members, family,
friends and town officials attended the ceremony. Jane had
been a contributor to Tlie Shoreline and did restaurant
reviews. She was also a member of the towns Community
Appearance Commission.
J.S. Morton, an early American conservationist and Sec
retary of Agriculture, proposed an Arbor Day holiday when
he moved to the territory of Nebraska in 1872 and was
concerned about the lack of foliage on the Great Plains. Na
tional Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April,
but many states have set their own date. In North Carolina,
Arbor Day is on the first Friday following March 15.
New Friends Board
Member
By Dot Miller
Steve Flora
Directors of the Friends Board
are pleased to announce that Steve
Flora, a year-round resident of Mc
Ginnis Point, has been appointed to
the Library Friends Board. Steve and
his wife Debra vacationed in Pine
Knoll Shores for six years before
they retired from the Winston-Sa-
lem school district, he as a school
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