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. Swearing In Ceremony
'? Planned for Incoming
Sheriff Glenn Maynor
Sheriff-elect Glenn Maynor
will be sworn in as the Sheriff of
Robeson County at 3:30 p.m. Mon
day, December 5, 1994 at the
Robeson County Courthouse in
Lumberton.
Weather permitting, the cer
emony will be held on the front
steps of the Robeson County Court
house. Streets are to be closed to
vehicular traffic to accommodate
guests that desire to witness this
historic event.
In the case of rain or other
extreme weather conditkms, the cer
emony will be moved to the Robeson
Community College Auditorium at
4:00 p.m. on the same date
Hundreds of people are ex
pected to gather to see Robeson
County's First Native American Sher
iff sworn in.
Participants in the ceremony
will include the Honorable Dexter
Brooks, Resident Superior Court
Judge, Representative Ron Sutton,
NC House of Representatives and
Miss Lumbee, Lorna McNeill
The public is invited and en
couraged to attend this most signifi
cant event. The ceremony is sched
uled for 3:30 in the afternoon to give
more working people an opportunity
to attend.
A reception will follow imme
diately after the ceremony
Christmas Parade Planned
Twenty -First Annual Pembroke
Christmas Parade
? On behalf of fhe Totvirof Pem
broke we would like to invite the
entire county to participate in our
Annual Christmas Parade December
9. 1994 The parade is cosponsorcd
by LRDA's Veteran AlTairs Office
and the Pembroke Chamber of Com
merce
This years theme will be "The
Spirituality of Chnstmas Love. Joy.
and Peace " Churches arc encour
aged to participate Expectation is
that more than KM) units will par
ticipate More than 7.(MK) spectators
arc expected
: The Line Up area will be cast of
Pembroke at the Pembroke Elemen
tary School The parade will end at
the PSU Givens Performing Arts
"Center The Line-Up time w ill be at
3:00 PM and the parade will start
at 4:00 PM All entries should be
d*eur;.tuj-v, ill. Chrtsmras tohwjr *****
In scan past tve hate had thou
sands or counts participants and
spectators to participate in our
Christmas Parade The parade is
ten spectacular and colorful with
Beauts Queens, floats, marching
bands, marching units, closs ns Arc
trucks, and. of course the main at
traction Santa Claus This scar the
parade still hat e a special guest the
nets sheriff-elect or Robeson Counts .
Glenn May nor
For further information call Grc
gors Cummings. Chairperson at
52Mil90or 521-9758 Nocntrs Tee
is required Onh one Santa Claus
\s ill be permitted in the parade this
scar, sponsored bs the Parade Com
mittee
I Special Christmas Open House
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; There will be a special Open House
and Tree Trimming Program at the
North Carolina Indian Cultural
Center on Saturday, December 10,
1994 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m
Everyone is invited to come and
participate in getting intothe Holiday
Spirit as a United People Eachofthe
Tribes and Urban Indian Centers
who make up the NC Indian Cultural
Center Board will have representativs
there to decorate their individual
Christmas tree - planted at the
entrance to the Center
Once the trees have been decorated,
there will be a special ceremony to
officially begin the Holidav season at
the Cultural Center. There will be
singing, storytelling, special Native
American Music and Dance, aits
and crafts for sale. There will be an
opportunity to make an ornament for
your personal tree
For additional information on
participating in this Special
Celebration, please call the NC
Indian Cultural Center at (910) 521 -
2433 or call your local Indian Tribal
Center.
Come, share the Spirit with us and
make a Joyful Noise while you enjoy
the sights and sounds ofYour Cultural
Center!
Local Students Serve as Pages
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Loctieer of Seuth Robeeom net pictured
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Pictured Left to Right: Cariittm Lynn Lowry, Ken Freeman
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Students of Excellence
Presented to Board.
atx senior siuaenis representing an
the high schools in the Public Schools
of Robeson County were presented to
the Board ofEducatioa at its meeting
November 21st by representatives or
the various Chambers of Commerce
in the county. Cartitta Lynn Lowiy
of PurneU Sweit High School and
Keltic Locklcar of South Robeson
were presented by Ken Freeman of
the Pembroke Chamber, Courtney
G. Purcell of Red Springs High
School was presented by Chetyl
Wilson of the fed Springs Chaniber;
Joan Hanah Gray of St Pauls High
School was presented by Tommy
Phillips of the St. Pauls Chamber,
and Laura Chemain Bethea of
Lumbetton Senior High and John A.
Little ofFairmriBHign School were
presented by David Sumner of the
1 umberton Area Chandler.
Students of Excellence are chosen
b\ i he vanous chambers in the county
in an effort to stress the importance
at education and (Mr interest in
oooperstiag with our tchoote In
anting their ^nfTrr participation
in school activities were considered
first with academic achievement J
The Chamber* wili be making
presentations to the Board quarterly I
with ftudent* selected (tan different *<
classes being featured each time The J
next group will represent the junior
Also presented to the Board at Ak ' 1
meeting were Shelly Ronita
Strickland of Pembroke Middle
School, the "1994 All-American
Student, Junior Division" ssieeied
from among North Carolina and
the Students of Miss
EV'hcs. was also "flygni wid *t >v''nB I
(he winner of the James B. Hunt I
Young Citiren Award for Robeson
County. I
Lumbee Tribal Offices Open
Brooks, announces the opening <
of the tribal offices The office is
located in Room 227 of the Old
Main Building on the Pembroke
State University campus The of
fice will be manned bv volunteers
with assistance from the Lumbcc
Council of Elders The phone
number for the tribal offices is
(910) 521-3112
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Tcmporan oflke hours for m
the tribal ofllcc are Monda>-Fri
day 9 a m until 3pm except
Wednesday when the oflke will
be opened from v a m until 12
noon I
Saddletree Community Center Receives
Outstanding Community Service Award
Governor and Mrs James B. Hunt.
Jr. presented the annual Awards for
Outstanding Volunteer Service for
the Central region, Tuesday evening.
November 22.222 awards were given .
to individuals and groups from 31
central counties, before a large crowd
at the Lee County Civic Center
Judith C. Bell, Executive Director
of the Governor's Office of Citizen
Affairs, served as Master of
Ceremonies. The invocation was
provided by The Reverend Eric N.
Davidson, Pastor of Cumnock Baptist
Church of Sanford Entertainment
was provided by the Triton High
School Showchoir of Erwin, a group
of twenty students The group was
directed by Carolyn Donaan. and
Duffy Johnson served as guest
director.
Debbie Davidson of the Enrichment
Center of Lee County, assisted
Governor and Mrs. Hunt in the
presentation of the awards. "North
Carolina's vohmastr force is a great
treasure," Governor Hunt said
"Tonight, i( is my privilege to honor
you and to thank you for your
involvement in a wide variety of
community and school based
Pictured Left T* Rimkt: Bertha BntmMm, EmettK. Mmjnm, HIUaQxtmSm,
LhrU Ze&r,it Center Lmee Hee+y endMnmnU I
programs Because government
cannot fully add rags the presaugs
needs of our people volunteers
continue to leaa thewgj
The Governor'! Award* for
Outftanding Volunteer Service were
fiiw awarded in 1979 by Goweraor
Hunt: 1994 mnrb* the I6lh
conaecutivc yeer I hat citusra have
been honored far giving exemplary * f
?ervice to their oommuaitke on a
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