Repair Damag:ed Rug^s
I patch a damaged carpet, it is best to work from
the back side of the material if possible, says Sr.
Glenda Herman, extension housing specialist at
North Carolina State University.
Be sure the nap of the fibers of the patch is going
in the same direction as that of the carpet,” Dr
Then stitch the new carpet piece in place. You can
also use a wide adhesive tape on the back side of the
rug for a tight, lasting joint.
Some adhesives are glued on. Dr. Herman notes,
while others require pressing with a warm iron.
MYF Does Rock-A-Thon
The Methodist Youth Fellowship of Vanceboro
rocked twelve hours Friday in effort to raise funds
for the church’s building fund.
Each member went into the community and
received pledges for so much per hour of rocking.
Seven members participated in the activity. Stacy
Lee raised over $175 in pledges. The complete effort
raised over $300.
Those participating were Stacy Lee, Doug Lee,
Stacey Patterson, Al Morris, Kelly Gaskins, Leslie
Wright and Jeanie White.
“Let Me Grow Lovely,
Growing Old - So Many
Fine Things Do”...
Fourteen years ago. United Tri-County Senior
Citizens Inc. was organized in a dedicated effort to
serve the needs of the elderly in Craven, Pamlico and
Jones Counties. Though the principal function was to
serve a nutritious meal, equal importance is
concentrated in the encouragement of motivating
our Senior Citizens for the congregate meal,
fellowship and other activities, geared to full
otherwise lonely hours. Liberation from the
proverbial rocking chair to a more useful life for the
elderly, are the objective guidelines for United Tri-
County Senior Citizens, Inc.
Governor Jim Hunt of the State of North Carolina,
has designated the month of May as Senior Citizens
Month and Mayor Paul M. Cox has declared May 21st
as Senior Citizens Day in the City of New Bern.
On this day. United Tri-County will observe their
14th Annual Founder’s Day, with a special program
beginning at 11:00 a. m. This event will take place at
their main office, the George Street Recreation
Center, in New Bern.
The featured speaker will be Rt. Reverend Alfred
G. Dunston, Jr., Bishop of the 2nd Episcopal District
of A.M.E. Zion Churches of Philadelphia,
I Pennsylvania. Reverend Dunston will be introduced
by Reverend J. Malloy Owen, III, New Bern District
Superintendent of Methodist Churches.
Many local, county and state officials and
dignitaries have been invited and are expected to
attend the program and luncheon.
All Senior Citizens are cordially invited to come
out and get a hot lunch and help make this Founder’s
Day the greatest ever.
Lifegate Christian School named their Marshals
for Graduation Exercises scheduled for Friday, May
28, at 7:00 p.m.
Chosen were: Tammy Godley, daughter of Mrs.
Dot Jones, and Mr. Rayford Godley of Vanceboro,
resa Duncan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aden
^luncan of Greenville, and John Glenn, son of Mrs.
Anita Glenn of Vanceboro.
Col. William R. Etter
Etter to be CCC
Colonel William R. Etter, commanding officer,
NARF, Cherry Point, Marine Corps Air Station,
Cherry Point, N. C., will be the commencement
speaker for the fifteenth annual graduation exercise
of Craven Community College, New Bern, N. C.
Graduation will be June 2, 8:00 p. m., at New Bern
High School auditorium.
Etter earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical
engineering from the University of Idaho and a
master’s degree in engineering administration from
George Washington University. He was
commissioned a Second Lieutenant in June 1956 and
since then has moved rapidly upward. Each
promotion carried with it greater responsibility.
Today, as Commanding Officer of the Naval Air
Rework Facility, Etter is in charge of one of the
largest industrial complexes in the state. He
supervises over 3,200 civilian employees and
implements a budget in excess of $200 million.
He is the recipient of the “John Paul Jones Award
for Inspirational Leadership,” and has been profiled
in Jane’s Who’s Who in Aviation and Aerospace.
Colonel Etter’s personal decorations and awards
include: 26 Strike Air Medals, the Joint Services
Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal with Combat
“V”, the Navy Achievement Medal, the Navy Unit
Commendation, the National Defense Service Medal
with One Bronze Star, the Vietnam Service Medal
with Three Bronze Stars, the Republic of Vietnam
Cross of Gallantry with Palm, the Republic of
Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation with Palm, and
the Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device.
Etter is married to the former Patricia S. Partin,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Partin, Edenton, N. C.
They have two children: Janet, a senior at ECU, and
David, a student at Havelock High School.
WMt Craven Highlights May 27,1982, Page S
Two Announce Retirement
Two long-time Weyerhaeuser Company Wood
Products Division employees have announced their
intentions to take early retirement.
John S. Lilley and Roger M. Stewart, who have 66
years experience between them, will be leaving their
current positions and the company during the third
quarter. No successor has been named for either
man, and both have agreed to stay on to assist the
company during a transition period.
Lilley, a Plymouth area native, joined
Weyerhaeuser in 1950 as an employee of the N.C.
Pulp Company at Plymouth and had held numerous
production and supervisory positions related to
woodyard and Raw Material management. His most
recent assignment is Merchandiser Superintendent.
The merchandiser is technology which makes it
possible to direct each segment of a tree-length log to
its best use as lumber, plywood or pulp.
Stewart, currently Wood Treating Plant
Supervisor, joined the company in 1948 in
Washington state, held various positions in Sales,
Marketing, and Production Management both here
and on the West Coast. The Wood Treating Facility,
which Stewart manages, was built three years ago. It
treats lumber, plywood and siding with chromated
copper arsenate (CCA) for resistance to the elements
and recently expanded its capacity by 50%.
Tim Batchelor, who joined Weyerhaeuser 10
years ago, is now a Registered Forester. He holds the
Associate in Forestry degree from Wayne Technical
College. Batchelor, who works in construction in the
Jacksonville Land and Timber area, was notified
May 17 that he had passed the exam for registration.
Jim Kurz, Woodyard Superintendent for the New
Bern Market Pulp Mill, has been inducted into the
Oklahoma State University Athletic Hall of Fame,
track and field division. Kurz was officially inducted
into the organization, located at Stillwater,
Oklahoma on May 1. He was unable to attend the
ceremony due to recent surgery.
A resident of River bend, Kurz has been
Superintendent of the New Bern Pulp Woodyard
since 1979. He isanativeofTakomaPark, Maryland.
Deadline for Articles and
Mondays at Noon!
There will be a covered
dish dinner at the Craven
County Council on Aging
at 2501 Trent Road on
Friday, May 28, 1982
from 11:00 to 3:00
honoring Senior Citizens.
The public is invited to
come and bring a covered
dish and a chair.
Beverage will be furnish
ed. For more information
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