TO SHOW THEIR APPRECIATION
Brunswick County Homemakers Honor
Hoff, BSL Club
II Y SUSAN USIIKK
Brunswick County extension
hoincmakers recogni/ed Eleanor
I loll of tltc Beachcombers Club as
iheir Club Member of ihe Year last
week, citing her leadership at all
levels of the orgam/ation.
Earning Club of the Year honors
was the Boiling Spring Lakes
Extension Home maker Club.
"lite awards were presented last
Thursday night at the Brunswick
County Extension Homcmakcrs
Association annual achievement
program, which this year focused
on a new statewide emphasis on
family literacy. Addressing the issue
were panelists Betty Buck,
Guardian ad Litem program; John
Cooper, cochaupcrson ol the
Brunswick County Literacy
Council: and Catherine (iodley, act
ing GEO program director ai
Brunswick Community College.
Mrs. Holf, a Shallollc Point resi
dent, is serving as president ol the
HEACIICOMBER EIJZANOR HOEE, biting back wars, receives
the Member of the Year award from presenter I'.R. Han kins.
county homcmakers association.
She lias hel|>ed orgam/e and carry
out events, encouraged new ineiii
Ivts to join, taught era It workshops
and hcl|>ed other members develop
their leadership skills while honing
She has also served as club presi
dent and is now developing as a dis
trict leader. The nomination read in
part, "She willingly takes on re
sensibilities and carries them
through She works well with others
and is very successful in encourag
ing others to grow in service to
Extension I loineinakers and the
community as a whole."
The award, an engraved tray, was
presented by Ruth Pulsion on behall
ol Brunswick Electric Membership
Other nominees were Josephine
DiCarlo, Boiling Spring Lakes; Jean
Robinson, Guys and Dolls; Clara
Schuster, Supply; and Marie Young,
The Club of the Year. Boiling
Spring Lakes, was described as
"small in number but great in dedi
cation and involvement". Its award
was presented by PR. Ilankins Jr.
on behalf ol Atlantic Telephone
Members participated in leader
training, in turn leading programs
for fellow club members. The club
has also participated in numerous
projects to benefit their community,
from supporting the lire department
to raising awareness of how com
munities can help address the prob
lem ol lamily illiteracy.
PEOPLE IN THE NFWS
Nawara A National Merit Semifinalist
Terry Nawara. a 16-year-old se
nior at Wcsl
1 5, (XX) acadcm
n a war a ically talented
high school studenLs to achieve dial
status, representing about one half
of 1 percent of each stale's graduat
The son of Eileen and Anthony
Nawara of Calabash, the senior
honors student is interested in a ca
reer in engineering or math. While
he is seeking appointment to the
U.S. Naval Academy, Nawara is al
so applying to several schools such
as N.C. Stale University, C'al Tech,
and Georgia Tech.
Scmifinalists have an opportunity
to continue in competition for some
6,100 Merit scholarships, worth ap
proximately S26 million, to be
awarded next spring.
To qualify as a finalist, a semifi
nal ist must have an outstanding aca
demic record, must be endorsed and
recommended by the school princi
pal, must submit SAT scores dial
confirm die student's earlier perfor
mance on the PSAT and National
Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test
(NMSQT), and must complete a de
About 90 percent of all scmifinal
isLs become finalists, die group
from which scholarship recipients
arc selected on die basis of abilities,
accomplishments and personal qual
ities considered important for suc
cess in rigorous college studies.
Bolivia Elementary School's vol
unteer of die month for October is
She was honored for her help at
die school, including working widi
die Books And Beyond reading in
centive program, going on field
trips with classes, helping with
P.T.A. projects and making decora
tions for the media center.
Ragsdale is married and the
mother of two girls, Julie Anne,
Southeastern North Carolina resi
dents experienced a drier and slight
ly warmer September than normal.
Total rainfall for die month was
3.31 inches, which was more than 2
inches below average, according to
die National Weather Service in
September was die 21st straight
month dial has been wanner than
normal. The average temperature
was 75 degrees, which was .2 de
grees above average.
The temperature reached 94 de
grees on Sept. 14, tying the record
high for dial date set in 1987, ac
cording to the weather service.
September was a sunny month.
There were 10 clear days, 13 partly
cloudy days and only seven cloudy
days. Normally there are 12 cloudy
been named a
He is one of
who attends Bolivia Elementary,
Rose Gcmborys has been named
Bolivia Elementary School's em
ployee of the
month for Octo
She was cho
sen by the fac
ulty for her ded
ication to chil
dren and her
ilies both at the
school and in
CKMIU)R\ s comniunity.
Gcmborys earned her degree in
special education from Appalachian
Slate University, Boone, and is cur
rently working on her master's de
gree in education from East
Carolina University, Greenville.
Charles W. Minnis, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Donald Minnis of Sandy
Creek, was recently promoted to
master sergeant in the U.S. Marine
Corps. Minnis joined the Marines in
1975. He has been serving with the
3i <J Marine Aiuiafl Wing, Marine
Aii Corps Station, Tustin, Calif.
Reports For Duty
Navy Lt. Uric H. Piltcnger, son of
Paul and Patricia Piltengcr of
Soulhport, rcccnily reported for du
ty aboard the U.S.S. Independence.
The aircraft carrier is deployed for
Piltcnger joined the Navy in
Janet Hcr/.og has been chosen
bus driver of the month for October
at Bolivia Ele
She was rec
ognized for her
children both on
her bus and in
the first and
com b i nation
class at Bolivia
Elementary for which she is a
Iler/og is married and has three
sons: Robert, Chucky and Adam.
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Other projects included adopting
a nursing home patient; making
crafts. quilts and oilier items lor a
KonaUl MclJonald House; collect
ing 1 1 h hI and toys lor the Volunteer
and Inlorinalion Center Christmas
project; and using their time and
h;tking skills to help the Brunswick
County Literacy Council and
Brunswick Town State Historic
Hie club has also participated in
county piojecLs. such as an interna
tional program on Cauda, (Juilt
Show *VI, program planning and
county council meetings and rc|>ort
Countywide, club members
logged 5,064 reported volunteer
hours working on global, family
and environmental issues, as well as
on s|>ccial projects. When valued at
$5 an hour, those services were
worth at least $25,320, said Mary L.
Russ, extension agent and advisor
to the Brunswick County Intension
One homcmakcr, Isohel Beebe.
gave at least 621 hours of general
volunteer service during the past
year. Another, Lena Bcachum, was
honored lor contributing more than
.MX) hours ol volunteer service to
extension homemakcrs during I 99 I .
Evelyn Gunnersen ol Supply, a
member of the Supply club, was
recognized for 20 years ol perlect
attendance. Also cited lor |>erfecl
attendance were llelyn Phillips,
Beachcombers, 7 years; Pal Nash,
Supply club, seven years; Theluia
Dunn, Boiling Spring Lakes and
Ciuys and Dolls clubs, 1 1 years
each; Julia Bailey, Boiling Spring
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A PLEASED Julia Itailey (foreground) accepts the Club of the
Year award from presenter Kuth I'olstoit on behalf of the H oiling
Spring Lakes Extension Hotnemaker Club.
Lakes, two years: Bill Dunn, Guys
and Dolls, six years; and Al
DiCarlo. Ciuys and Dolls, one year.
In addition to Mrs. Holl, county
council olliccrs are Julia Bailey,
lirst vice president; Pat Collins, sec
ond vice president; Isobel Heche,
recording secretary; Desetta
Louehlm, treasurer: and I'at Nash,
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a A Continuation of Progress
* Integrity in Government
* Fiscal Responsibility
In 6 years under former mayor Jerry Jones and continued by Mayor
Sarah Tripp and supported by Aldermen Wilton Harrelson and David
Gause our growth is reflected as follows:
Tax Rate Budget
1986-87 .44 $797,955
1987-88 .44 S843.759
1988-89 47 S1, 112, 444
1989-90 47 $1,091,984
1990-91 47 $1,208,941
1991-92 .47 $1,243,582
a Employee Benefits-Health and dental insurance, retirement
benefits, Christmas bonuses and disability insurance.
* Started user fees and acreage fees to expand sewer and water
system. Acquired land and expanded sewage treatment plant to
206,000 gallon capacity with average daily usage of 120,000
gallons. We are at 58% capacity. This was done without
increasing taxes or rates.
a Bought up Series A Sewer Bonds at large savings.
a Contracted with Chambers for more economical and efficient solid
a Started house numbering system.
a Built new maintenance building for more efficient service.
Reorganized fire department in 1987. Provided new pumper truck
for department in 1988. Provided pager system for fire
Police department is well organized and efficiently operated.
a New zoning ordinance and map updated.
a Created a climate for business growth.
VOTE A Mayor SARAH TRIPP
a Alderman DAVID GAUSE
FOR a Alderman WILTON HARRELSON
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