90 Years Young,
Still Giving Time
Calabash resident Madgelene
Bennett (at left in photo above)
poses with three generations of
her family at a surprise 90th
birthday party given for her
Sept. 25 at the Calabash
Volunteer Rescue Squad. With
her (from left) are granddaugh
ter Sarah Holleman of
Columbia, S.C.; daughter
Bobbie White of Calabash;
granddaughter Leanna Culbreth
of Calabash; and great-grand
son Trey Holleman of Columbia.
Bennett has operated a thrift
shop to benefit the rescue squad
for ten years and was*honored
for that achievement recently by
Gov. Jim Hunt (in photo at left)
who presented her the
Governor's Award for Volunteer
Service in a recent ceremony in
Slide Shows Available Locally On Upcoming Art Exhibitions
Shallotte residents George M.
McDaniel Jr. and Randy Hohn
streiter, outreach volunteers for the
N.C. Museum of Art, are available
to present free slide talks in Bruns
General slide programs based on
the museum's permanent collection
and on the special exhibition of
African art objects, "Yoruba Art: A
Living Tradition," on view at the
museum Oct. 23-June 12 are avail
able now for schools and communi
A slide program based on the exhi
bition "Gift to America: Master
pieces of European Painting from the
Samuel H. Kress Collection" will be
available in January. This exhibition
by such distinguished masters as El
Greco, Rubens, Tiepolo, vanDyck
and others, will be on view at the mu
seum Feb. 5-April 24, 1994.
The museum's outreach corps in
cludes 189 men and women from 63
counties. They have completed day
long workshops at the museum to
qualify as outreach volunteers.
Another workshop is scheduled in
March 1994 at the museum in
Groups interested in scheduling a
museum slide program should call
Nancy Brantley, assistant to the di
rector for public programs at
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PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
Williamson To Serve On Nominating Commitfe
Betty S. Williamson, mayor of
Ocean Isle Beach, will serve on the
plin, New Han
WILLIAMSON counties. The
annual convention will be held Oct.
17-18 at the Charlie Rose Agri-Expo
Center in Fayetteville. The nominat
ing committee will recommend can
didates to serve as directors and offi
cers for the N.C. League of Muni
cipalities for the 1994 fiscal year.
Williamson has been Ocean Isle
Beach mayor since 1987.
Retiring After 65 Years
C.D. Houser of Sunset Beach has
announced his plans to retire after
65 years in newspaper circulation.
Houser established the USA
Today dealership in the South
Brunswick Islands and Grand Strand
His career began in 1928 at age
12 as a carrier for the Dallas News
and Journal. He worked for seven
major newspapers in four states be
fore retiring in 1981 from Dardanell
Newspapers in Monroeville, Pa.,
publisher of 13 weekly newspapers.
He spent the next two years as
consultant for a daily newspaper in
Monroeville before being offered
the opportunity to establish the USA
Today dealership here.
After 65 years and two previous
retirements, Houser says "this time
it's for good," and adds that he has
only been out of work for three
weeks in his career.
He and his wife Luise will contin
ue to live in the Sunset Beach area.
Hilts Back In Port
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class
Christopher S. Hilts recently re
turned from a six-month Mediter
ranean and Red Sea deployment
aboard the aircraft carrier USS
Theodore Roosevelt, homeported in
Norfolk. Va., the lead ship in its bat
Hilts is the son of Donna M.
Doling of Leland.
The ship, with its 5.290-man
crew, supported Operation Deny
Flight, enforcing the United Nations
-sactioned "no-fly" zone over Bos
nia Herzegovina. Aircraft from USS
Roosevelt also supported Operation
Provide Promise by monitoring hu
manitarian air-drop missions into the
troubled former Yugoslavia.
Since departing Norfolk in
March, the carrier spent 165 of 183
days at sea. Hilts enjoyed port visits
to Rhodes and Corfu, Greece, and
A 1983 graduate of Herkimer
(N.Y.) High School joined the Navy
in May 1985.
Stationed On Tender
Navy Fireman James F. Meares,
son of Myrtle M. Savage of Leland,
recently reported for duty aboard the
submarine tender USS Holland ,
homeported in Charleston, S.C.
The 1992 graduate of North
Brunswick High School joined the
Navy in August 1992.
Navy Airman Recruit Kareem M.
Waddell, son of Debra Y. Waddel of
Leland, recently received the Mer
itorious Unit Commendation, along
with his shipmates with Strike Figh
ter Squadron 15, Naval Air Station
Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Fla., and
the crews of its embarked units.
Secretary of the Navy John H.
Dalton was on hand to welcome the
crews home from their six-month
deployment and presented the award
while many of the 6,000 sailors and
Marines on board the Theodore
Roosevelt watched the ceremony as
it was broadcast over the aircraft
carrier's closed-circuit television.
The award noted that the person
nel and its embarked units conduct
ed operations of international signif
icance in the Mediterranean, Adriat
ic and Red Seas, playing vital roles
in Operations Deny Flight, Provide
Promise and Maritime Guard from
March to August.
Crewmembers were recognized
for sustaining "an unprecedented 90
percent operations tempo" through
out the deployment.
The 1990 graduate of North
Brunswick High School joined the
Navy in November 1990.
Aboard The Lincoln
Seaman Apprentice Todd B.
Zoller, son of Patricia A. McGinnis
of Southport, is currently deployed
and midway through a six- month
Western Pacific and Persian Gulf de
ployment aboard the aircraft carrier
USS Abraham Lincoln, homeported
in Alameda, Calif., as lead ship of the
USS Abraham Lincoln battle group.
The group is operating in support
of the United Nations-sanctioned
"no-fly zone" over Southern Iraq.
As part of this effort, known as
Operation Southern Watch, the
Lincoln's air wing, Carrier Air Wing
Eleven, is conducting regular sur
veillance operations over the region.
The 1990 graduate of John T.
Hoggard High School of Wilm
ington joined the Navy in May
The Waccamaw Charter Chapter
of the American Business Women's
Association will accept applications
for fall 1994 scholarships until
March 31, 1994.
Women interested in applying for
a scholarship may contact ABWA
education chair Patricia Bennett at
Coastal Carolina University (803)
349-2900 or send a request for an
application and guidelines to P.O.
Box 1826, Conway SC 29526.
Set September 30
The Waccamaw School reunion
has been scheduled for Saturday,
Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Larry's Rest
aurant in Calabash.
Waccamaw School alumni will
gather for dinner. Participants will
order from the menu and pay for
their own meals.
For more information, call Ray
Little at 579-7344.
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