VIC Says Christmas Applications
To Be Accepted Oct. 1 1 -Nov. 1 9
I"he Brunswick County Volunteer and Information
Center will begin accepting applications Oct. II for its
annual Christmas Basket/Tree -of- Hope Program.
Fhe holiday program is one of the most visible ser
vices provided by the center, said Hill Turner, VIC board
chairman. "We expect this year to be an occasion even
bigger than last year. Inquiries have already started com
"The need can be overwhelming if you allow your
self to dwell on it," Turner said. "But we're confident
that when we look back on it, the response of people all
across the county will be as terrific this year as it has in
Applications will be accepted through Nov. 19.
For families with children under IS and senior citi
zens over 62. special decorator tags will be made and
distributed to banks, churches, clubs and other organiza
tions who have erected Christmas trees and are partici
pating in the Tree-of-Hope Program.
Information on the tags will include first name, age
and sex of the recipient and a "special wish" for a gift.
Customers, clients, church and organization members
will select tags from the tree and attach those tags to
Pete Barnette. VIC executive director said gift recip
ients must meet federal income qualifications and must
have Social Security numbers for all family members
except children under one year old.
"An application will not be completed unless the ap
plicant comes prepared with Social Security cards or
number for every person in the household over one year.
Should that occur, the applicant will be required to post
pone completion of the application until such time that
he or she does have all cards or numbers," Barnette said
Barnette said the VIC staff and board members are
ready lo provide details to local organizations wishing to
sponsor a Tree-of-Hope, "adopt" a family for Christmas
or become program volunteers.
VIC officers are Turner, chairman; Michael Rhodes,
vice chairman; Susan Gibble.-treasurer; and Bill Willetts
Jr., secretary- Directors are Vi Andrews, Anne-Marie
Bellamy, "Bobby" Brown. Brenda Grissett. Paul Hern
andez. Mark Lewis, Ola Lewis, Libby Madison, Norma^
Melton, the Rev. PD. Midgett HI, Millie Muitow,
Vernon Parker, Brenda Register and Percy Woodard.
The organization's offices are open Monday through
Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and are at the intersection of
U.S. and N.C. 211 beside Supply Baptist Church. For
more information, call 754-4766.
Seniors Enjoy Concertina
Music By Johnny Gavlik
Johnny Gavlik of Holden Beach recently entertained
diners at the Shallotte Senior Center on his 48-year-old
Pearl Queen concertina.
Gavlik, who also lives in Yadkinville, is a Minnesota
native. He served with the Marines in World War II in
New Caladonia, Samoa. New Hebrides. Tulagi and
Guadalcanal. He was in the U.S. Marine Raiders and
was on the Russell Islands.
He is retired after 32 years as a U.S. Department of
Agriculture meat inspector.
He received a certificate of appreciation from former
Governor Jim Martin for "dedication and devotion" in
providing volunteer services.
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Barrett Yard Honored
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The Holden Beach Beautification Committee selected the yard of Horace and Gloria Barrett , 1149
Ocean Boulevard West, as yard of the month for October. The yard is landscaped with palm trees, vin
ca, pansies, geraniums and lantana.
R & R Foundation Plans Disney World Trip
The R & R Foundation, a nonprofit education and
recreation foundation benefitting children, will sponsor
a trip to Disney World Nov. 24-27.
The package will include three days and two nights'
accommodations, tickets to all parks ? Magic Kingdom,
Epcot and MGM Studios ? and bus fare.
Cost of trip will be $165 per person. There will be no
charge for children 3 and younger. A $50 deposit is due
by Oct. 15. The bus will leave Brunswick County Wed.y
night. Nov. 24. at 1 1:30 p.m and return Nov. 27.
For more information, call Rettie Godwin at 287
Logo Contest Deadline Extended /
The deadline to enter the North
Carolina Oyster Festival logo con
test has been extended until Tues
day. Oct. 12.
Designer of the logo chosen to
represent next year's festival will
win SI 00.
Professional and amateur entries
are welcome. They must he 8 inches
by 10 inches and in color. The art
must include the following words:
14th Annual North Carolina Oyster
Festival. October 14 & 15, 1994.
South Brunswick Islands. NC. Also,
artists must include their name, ad
dress and phone number on a sepa
rate sheet of paper accompanying
"It is the intention of the Oyster
Festival Committee and the South
Brunswick Islands Chamber of
Commerce not to alter the winning
logo in any way," a chamber news
release states. "The design will be
used in promoting the 1994 N.C.
All submitted entries will be dis
played at this year's festival coming
up Oct. 15-16 at the intersection of
N.C. 904 and 179. The Oyster Festi
val hosts around 20,000 people for
the two-day event. It offers a variety
of arts and crafts exhibits, a mixture
of food vendors ? including seafood
Festival-goers will have an oppor
tunity to judge the entries and
choose the logo they feel best repre
sents the festival.
Entries should be sent or deliv
ered to the South Brunswick Islands
Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box
1380. 4<MK Main St.. Shallotte NC
For more information, call the
chamber office at (919)754-6644 or
toll-free at 1-800-426-6644.
Gressette Sod Farms
1-800-444-2993 FLORENCE, SC
Friday Nights at
Shallotte Moose Lodge
Doors open 6:15 pm
Games begin 7:00 pm
Minimum "buy-in" $5.00
Maximum pay out $250
(will increase as participation warrants)
? Smoke-free air system
? Snacks available
No children under 12
Shallotte Moose Lodge (#710)
Hwy. 130, Holden Beach Rd
Shallotte ? 754-4921
Reny's tiny Old Thing
Invite you to a special "Cairn Gathering." Guests of honor are
Rich and Penny. Mr. Tim Hull from CAIRN STUDIO, LTD.,
will be present to answer your questions and introduce you to
the Wonderful World of CAIRN COLLECTIBLES.
(January. 1992) Rich loves to tell
jokes. When his friends hear his
jokes, even the corny ones, they
laugh and say,
"Oh, that's /O,
Rich!" Some- /? ,. A
times it's '
hardest of all.
Imagine his de
light when he asked
Penny, "Are those my
dimes?" and she answered,
"No they're Penny's!" Because Rich
is such a happy person, he has lots
of friends He has no coins, for he
judges wealth differently. He a not
joking when he says, " As long as 1
have Penny, I"m rich!"
(January, 1992) You may think these
coins are yours but
they're not, they are
Penny's! She also has
several peanuts on her
base, because some peo
ple consider pennies to
be just peanuts. She was
very surprised when she
saw this windfall, and
her friends said,
"Your're a lucky Penny!"
Penny is a sweet person
who likes to share her
luck with others, so she leaves her
coins on sidewalks and in the grass for
children to find. She loves to listen to
Rich's jokes and see the eryoyment he
gets from making others laugh. But
Rich never teases when asked about
his one true love "Penny? Oh, Penny's
"Rich" the third Figurine and "Fenny" the Fourth introduction, in a
NEW SPECIAL SERIES, will be available for purchase-only-during
this special event.
Come meet "Rich" and "Penny", exchange gnome stories and be one of the
lucky few to add these two delightful wood spirits to your collection
(Hint- Rich will retire to the Gnome^Forest as of Mar. 31, 1994 and^
Penny may become ** Auntie Penny. ).
A retired Tom Clark art work will be given to
a customer attending this event !
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