DCC PHOIO BY ANNE MARIE BELLAMY
Society Inducts 16 Members
Sixteen students Here inducted recently into the H runs wick Community College Chapter, National Vocational-Technical Honor Society.
They are (front, from left ) Jacqueline Smigiel, Sherry Montgomery, Anne Hivalacqua and Melissa lloran; (second row, from left, with
Advisor Velrna Williams) Jeanette It'onard, Marqueritte Crothers, Lucille Crocker and Dehra Shrader; and hack ( from left), Michael Hi
venbark, Michael Williams, Theron Leonard, Marcus Leonard and Barbara Polanski. To qualify, students must have earn a 3.6 grade
point average on at least 2-4 hour s of degree or diploma program coursework and he enrolled in at least nine credit hours each term.
Emphasis This Week's
On Healthy Living
BY TERRY POPE
Healthy living involves more than
just treating illnesses dial may occur.
Thai's a message ihc Brunswick
Couniy Health Department will em
phasize during N.C. Public Health
"We arc concerned that so few
bring their chil
dren in Tor well
said Laura Pope,
practitioner at V ?- ' sp
the Health De
bring them in s
when they get
routine preventive health aire ser
vice is not a priority lor parents un
dergoing economic hard times or
other problems at home.
"We want parents to know that it's
vital to their child's health, but 1 can
certainly sec their plight," she said.
Young parents should view well
care services as important, just as
treauneni is important when a child
becomes ill. The Hcallhy Children
and Teens Program provides routine
checkups to make sure children arc
healthy and growing well ? physi
cally, mentally and emotionally ?
from birth to 21 years old.
"If a child is only seen when it is
sick." said Ms. Pope, "there arc
things we cannot check."
This week, April 5-11, has been
proclaimed Public Health Week in
North Carolina by Gov. James
Martin . The theme is "Healthy
Living" with a goal of encouraging
healthy lifestyles and promoting
good health, said Jan Reichenbach,
public health educator at the Health
"Healthy living can be achieved
when individuals and groups accept
responsibility for their health," said
Employees also staff a Pediatric
Primary Care Clinic where family
nurse practitioners and visiung
physicians diagnose and treat com
mon illnesses in children from birth
to age eight. In addition, medical as
sessments are provided for well in
fants through 12 months of age.
The clinic operates Monday
through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A doctor is available three Mondays
each month to treat referred patients.
A general clinic, which gives free
immunization shots to all residents,
is open Monday through Friday,
from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and
from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
"We provide the lull range of ba
sic health care," said Ms. Pope. For
pediatric care, residents pay based
on their ability as gauged by a slid
ing fee scale.
Children are Riven sight and hear
ing tests, specch tests to check for
impediments and screenings for oth
er illnesses, including a check for
exposure to lead.
Lead poisoning ? caused by expo
sure to lead-based paint in older
homes, in drinking water, dust, cer
tain pottery and dishes and printed
paper ? is most dangerous for chil
dren under six and can lead to per
manent brain damage or even death.
Children with dental problems arc
referred for treatment through school
dental funds. Those with the most
serious problems arc treated first.
"There's noi a lot ol money in it."
said Ms. Pope, "and it's usually used
up before the fiscal year is over."
An estimated 1,4(X) to 1 .5(H) pa
tients are seen in pediatric care cach
"I'm starting to serve a second
generation," said Ms. Pope, who has
been a nurse at the department since
1977. "1 see a lot of successes.
We've made a big difference in chil
Other services the health depart
ment provides are prenatal clinics;
family planning; adult health; ani
mal control; child safety seat pro
gram; permitting for septic tanks,
restaurants, lodging, swimming
pools, meat markets and other public
facilities; water sampling; sexually
transmitted disease screening; health
education programs; tuberculosis
services; vital records and WIC pro
grams. or Women with Infants and
"We are an expanding county
with a lot of people moving in from
other slates," said Ms. Pope. "People
new to the area may not know that
Athletes Will Address Family
runner basketball greats Bobby
Jones and David Thompson will be
key note speakers lor Tuesday's
fourth annual family night seminar,
planned and sponsored by the
Brunswick County School's Student
Advocacy Task Force, a part of the
Community Based Alternative pro
The event, held in the Public
Assembly Hall at the Government
Center in Bolivia, will include a
"fair" witli booths where informa
tion will be provided to parents.
An informal reception will be
held from 6-7 p.m., when refresh
mcnts will be served, followed by
ihe program, Irom 7-8:30 p.m.
Thompson, a player for North
Carolina Stale University (NCSU),
was three times named to the all
Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
and ACC Player of the Year, as well
as First Team All-American. He was
Player of the Year in 1974 and 1975
and a team member of the NCSU
North Carolina Athletic Association
championship team in 1974. This
success continued in the American
Basketball Association (ABA/
NBA), where he was the number
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one draft pick for 1975, Rookie of
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Player in the 1976 ABA All-Star
Jones is a former NBA star, uxt,
with a career that extended over 12
years. He played four years with the
Denver Nuggeus and eight years
with the Philadelphia 76crs.Hc start
ed the Bobby Jones Basketball
Camps in Charlotte in ll>89, the
same year he was inducted into the
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.
Now retired from the Philadelphia
team, Jones is athletic director at
Charlotte Christian School in Char
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Town of Navassa intends to prepare a Small
Cities Community Development Block Grant-Com
munity Revitalization for the Division of Community
Assistance, North Carolina Department of Economic
and Community Development's program. The
Community Development Block Grant-Community
Revitalization Program permits a wide range of com
munity revitalization activities to occur including acqui
sition, construction of public works, code enforce
ment, clearance, housing rehabilitation, planning
activities, administration, etc. Applications for
Community Revitalization must show that in excess of
fifty percent of Community Development Block Grant
funds will benefit low-moderate income-persons.
The Town of Navassa will conduct a Public Hearing,
April 23, 1992 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall, Town of
Navassa, Navassa, North Carolina. The purpose of
this Hearing is to obtain citizen incut into the identi
fication of community revitalization needs and desired
community revitalization activities. Written Comments
received by 4:00 PM on April 23, 1992 will be con
sidered. Written comments should be sent to Louis
Brown, Mayor, General Delivery, Navassa, NC 28404.
The input from this meeting will be incorporated into
the program design of the Community Development
Block Grant Application-Community Revitalization.
Louis Brown, Mayor, Town of Navassa
Pre-Register By April 28
For Enforcement Program
A basic law enforcement (raining
program begins May 1 at Brunswick
Completion of the course helps
fulfill the basic educational require
ments for suite certification as a law
April 28 is the deadline for stu
dents to pre-rcgister at BCC to se
cure a slot in the program. Openings
are available on a first-come, first
Classes will meet Mondays
through Saturdays from X a.m. to 5
p.m. through July 15. After complet
ing the 5()6 hours of study, a gradu
ate should possess the general attrib
utes, knowledge and skills needed to
function as a "rookie" police officer.
The program includes extensive
Uaining by certified instructors in
firearms, emergency medical ser
vices. defensive tactics, physical fit
ncss, defensive tactics and related
The program prepares students io
take the Basic Training-Law En
forcement Offices certification ex
amination mandated by the North
Carolina Criminal Justice Education
and Training Standards Commission
and to take the Justice Officers Bas
ic Training certification examination
mandated by the North Carolina
Sheriff's Education and Training
Successful completion of the pro
gram requires that students satisfy
the minimum requirements for certi
fication by the Criminal Justice
Commission and the Sheriffs' Com
To prc-rcgister, contact is Vickie
Hardee, justice director at BCC.
754-6922, 457-6329 or 343-0203
North High Lists Honor Roll
Five students at North Brunswick
High School earned all As on
coursework during the fourth six
weeks grading period.
They are senior Bonnie Elaine
Kelly, juniors Kleist Bowman,
Kyung lh Lee and Rona Martin, and
ninth grader Si Young Lee.
Other students were named to the
A/B honor roll as follows:
A/B Honor Roll
Ninth Grade: Rhonda Clcmm
sons, Luin Alccia Davis, Angela
Gidley, Shaunda Holden, Amnual
Ali Know, Marcus Bowman,
Amanda Mailc, Wendy Watson,
Randal Blakcand Cynthia Holt.
Tenth (Jrade: Shannon Dorsey,
Donna Lewis. Christine Lloyd,
Jcnnifcrr Loftis, Zachery Miller,
Christopher Ricc, Assandra Gibbs,
Valaric Smith, Allheia Moore,
Kaniecuewa Ballard and Margaret
Cannon, (pick up)
Eleventh Grade: Terri Bryant,
Shana Dixie, Kimbcly Gancy, Terri
Gaskill, Andrew Gralak, Anthony
Haselden, Nia Malcika Robbins,
Mornin Townsend, Volyn Johnson.
Otis Mapson, Jill Thompson, Elvira
Balloon, Kasonya Lofton, Karimah
Gibbs, Wendy Hypes, Takelia Hill,
Latanya Grady and Jason Gore.
Twelfth (irade: Kamili Cobb,
Phillip Eldridge, Stephanie Gancy,
Michelle Hayes, Bryan Housand,
Evelyn Hyatt, Melissa Jacobs,
Victoria Lewis, Melaney Marshall,
Jennifer McDonald, L'Tanya Pierce,
Gordon Walker, Kevin Willcits.
Loric Lewis, Kri.sty Smith, Jimmie
Small, Treola Bress, Sharon Martin,
Stephanie Cotton, Consweulo Davis,
Julian Bryant. Dwain Waddcll,
Chantel Poe, Amy Mcsser, Korrie
Jacobs, Michelle Mayes, Anglca
Minlz, Tosha Robbins, Tancsha
On Class Parade
Famous faccs and places of Was
hington, D.C., came to life recently
in a walking, talking parade by third
graders in Cheryl Hawkins' class at
The parade culminated the stu
dents' study of Ihe nation's capital.
Students helped design their "cos
tumes," which included the Capitol,
the White House, the Washington
Monument, George Washington and
Ling Ling, the renowned panda ai
ihe National Zoo.
They paraded through all the sec
ond* and third-grade classrooms,
with participants explaining why
they were important to Washington,
Other third-grade classes have al
so been studying Washington, D.C.
On the weekend of May 15, the
third-graders will have an opportuni
ty to visit and experience the capital
first-hand with Jean Case, Barbara
Watkins, Jean Kac/.ynski and Mrs.
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? COUNTY GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS:
Review county's strengths and weaknesses and to take
?HEALTH: Health insurance, septic tanks, county
water system, county wide sewer system.
?CRIME: How to control it, improvement in law
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