To Wed June 7 7
Billy and Pat McPherson of WhiteviUe have announced the en
gagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Wendy
Arnette, to Tracy freeman Smith, son oj f reeman and Marina
Smith of Ask. A June 11 wedding is planned at .? p.m. at Victory
Baptist Church in Whiteville. Friends and relatives are invited to
Thalians Seeking Directors,
Begins Membership Campaign
The Thalian Association commu
nity theatre is seeking directors,
choreographers, music directors and
designers for its 1994-95 production
Plays to be staged are "Gypsy,"
"The Fantasticks," "Biloxi Blues,"
"My Name is Alice" and "Best
Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Second Stage series plays include
"Night Mother," "The Dining
Room" and "Burn This."
Interested persons should send re
sumes and letters to the association
at P.O. Box 1111, Wilmington NC
28402, before June 15.
Those who have worked with the
Thalians in such jobs in the past two
years need not send resumes, but
can call (910)251-1788.
The Thalian Association has be
gun its membership campaign for it
1994-95 season of plays and musi
cals. Memberships begin with a S50
Special membership categories
begin with a subscriber membership
at $150, which includes having the
same seat for each play all year, re
ceptions and program listing. Ad
ditional membership categories are
available with a greater number of
tickets for a larger membership fee.
AARP Host Covered Dish Dinner
Calalabash Chapter 3640. Ameri
can Association of Retired Persons
(AAR) will meet June 2 in the
Calabash Fire ho use on Persimmon
The meeting will begin with a
covered dish supper to start at 6:30.
Organizers arc asking that all foods
be brought by 6:15.
A short business meeting will iol
Highlight of the evening will be
the annual silent auction, said An
thony Santino, publicity chairman.
Proceeds will go to charity.
Guests are welcome. Admission
is a large dish of food and a dessert.
Gainer To Report
The National Association of
Retired Federal Employees
(NARFE) Chapter 2266 will hold its
regular meeting at 10 a.m. June 7 at
the Calabash VFW Hall.
Joe Gainer will report on a recent
meeting between North Carolina
chapter members and Congressman
All retired federal employees and
their spouses are eligible to join.
Coffee and sweets will be served
during the meeting.
NARFE To Meet
The Brunswick County Chapter
of the National Association of
Retired Federal Employees
(NARFE) will hold its monthly
meeting at the Sand Fiddler
Resraurant, Southport, on Tuesday,
June 14, at noon.
Guest speaker will be Tom
Rogers of the Concord Coalition,
whose discussion and slide show is
entitled, "How to Balance the
NARFE meetings are open to the
public. Membership is available to
federal retirees and federal employ
ees with at least five years of ser
VFW Presents Award
Cathy Sommcrs, president of the
Indies Auxiliary to Calabash VFW
Post No. 7288, recently presented a
communications award to The
Brunswick Beacon for news cover
age of auxiliary activities during the
Mary Benes is the auxiliary's
public relations officer.
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Births Are Announced
j'oscpii ami Toman tha Phiiiips of
Seaside Drive. Sunset Beach, have
announced the birth of a daughter,
Laura LeeAnn Phillips, at 10:30
a.m. May 22 at The Brunswick
Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds. 3
ounces and was 20 inches long.
She joins brothers Nicholas White
and Joseph Phillips Jr.
Grandparents are Norma and Bob
White of Sunset Beach and Wayne
and Margaret Phillips of Rainelle,
Great-grandparents are Pete and
Bev Bowyer of Rainelle, W.Va., aiid
Billy and Audella Jacobs of Sunset
Carl and Teresa Messer of Shal
lotte have announced the birth of a
son, Travis Dean Messer, at 10:16
a.m. May 18 at The Brunswick
Hospital He weighed 7 pounds, 14
ounces at birth.
He is the grandson of Jimmy and
Willie Messer of Lowell and Callie
and Dorothy Covick of Gastonia.
Jeremy and Lisa Dugan of Fort
Bragg have announced the birth of a
daughter. Tori Leigh Dugan. at 9:52
a.m. May 17 at The Brunswick Hos
pital. She weighed 6 pounds. 554
ounces and was 20 inches long.
She joins a sister, Alyssa Mac
Grandparents arc Dave and Sally
Cuthben of Boiling Spring Lakes
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Beinbeck. Iowa. Great-grandparents
are Bob and Doris Dugan of Bein
Matthew and Christine Long of
Eastbrooke Avenue. Ocean Isle
Beach, nave announced the birth of
a son. Matthew Ryan Long at 6:35
p.m. May 16 at The Brunswick Hos
pital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13K
ounces and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents arc Robert and Vir
ginia Long of Ash, Alan and Mar
ilyn Howarth of Calabash and Joan
Nunziato of Randolph. Mass.
Great-grandparents are Annie and
Lenny Roberts and Connie Ele, all
Marie Grissett of Supply has an
nounced the birth of her first child, a
son named Amadi Micaiah Grissett.
Bom at 11:28 a.m. May 27 in The
Brunswick Hospital, Amadi
weighed 6 pounds. 8 ounces.
Grandparents are Harry Grissett
of Supply ami Anna rviiiicr of Zion
Hill. Great-grandparents are Nina
Gri&acit of Suppiy and Go icy ami
Mable Hewett, also of Suppiy.
Cynthia Bell and Santino
McLaughlin of Bolivia have an
nounced the birth of a son. Donte
He arrived at The Brunswick
Hospital May 27 at 8:05 p.m. He
weighed 7 nraimk 14 nunm and
was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
Edgar Bell of Bolivia. Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Graham of Winnabow and
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy McLaughlin of
Great-grandparents include Ada
B. Mims of Bolivia, Gertrude Wil
liams of Shallotte, Pauline Graham
of Reigelwood and Mr. and Mrs.
Junious King of Reigelwood.
Help To Patients
The program "Look Good.. .Feel
Better" will be offered free to cancer
patients June 14 at the American
Cancer Society office in Wilming
The program is sponsored by the
American Cancer Society, National
Cosmetology Association and the
Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance
A certified cosmetologist helps
patients during cancer treatment
with skin care, make-up guides, care
and choice of wigs and turban cov
The program will take place from
10 a.m. until noon at 3173 Wrights
ville Ave., Wilmington. Call (910)
343-1711 for information or reserva
Buddy Training Slated
The Brunswick Buddies program
will hold volunteer training June IS
and 16 at Brunswick Community
College's Lelanri campus.
The program is in need of adult
role models who can spend a few
hours each week with young boys
and girls who are involved in the
Training will run from 6 p.m. to 9
p.m. each day. The campus is at
2050 Enterprise Blvd.
No pre- registration is required.
For more information, contact Bob
Hayes at 754-3355.
'50s Grads To Participate
In Shallotte High Reunion
A multi -class reunion of Shallotte
High School graduates from 1953
through 1957 is planned July 2 at
Sea Trail Plantation's Pavilion.
Class members who haven't re
ceived an invitation or haven't re
turned registrations need to do so
right away, said JoAnn Simmons.
The invitation is also being ex
tended to include anyone who grad
uated from Shallotte High School
during the 1950s.
"It's going to be a big class re
union this time," said Simmons. "A
lot of people who graduated in those
years have expressed an interest in
attending, so we've invited them."
The reunion will begin at 5 p.m.,
with dinner at 7 p.m. A pigpicking
and dancing to jukebox music are
among the planned activities.
For more information class mem
bers are asked to call Nelda Hewett
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September Date Set
Bobbie H. DiUard of Brierwood Estates, Shallotte, has announced
the engagement of her daughter, Sarah Amanda Parker, to James
Foster Gunterjr. of LiUington, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Foster
Gunter Sr. of Sanford. The bride-elect is a graduate of West
Brunswick High School and Campbell University with a degree in
criminal justice. The groom-to-be is a graduate of Lee Senior High
School and Central Carolina Community College. He is an inten
sive probation officer with N.C. Probation and Parole in Harnett
Ccxr^y. The fffy is io be hsH si 6 pjs. Sept 24 s? Cs^p
United Methodist Church in Shallotte. Friends and relatives arc
Birthdays And Anniversaries
Gussic Stump, Matthew S. Vavro,
Jessie Stump, Kathy Ward, Frances
M. Sweatt, Barry Leonard, Gussie
Thorpe Stump, Paul Smith, Eddie
Carroll; Doug and Diannc Baxley,
Jime & Elaine Hartsell. Don and
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Daniel Brian Nixon, Aram Noori
gian, Ronald "Butch" Hewett, Judy
Rick en backer, J. Pearl ic Russ, Crys
tal White, Ashley Marshall, Ellen
Wemyss, John Fazekas; Matthew
and Kimberiy Cote.
Saturday, June 4
Virginia H olden, Courtney Wil
liams. John Mack Young, Wendell
Cheers, Jack Soles, Delwood John
son, Marcus Evan Gore; Carson and
Marlene Varnam, Mike and Gaye
Fuiford, Jan and Jan White, Mr. and
Mrs. Bobby Long, Mr. and Mrs.
Larry B lantern.
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Annette Bennett, Gertrude Gore,
Cameron David Moscr, Pat Strauss,
Lcc Lciinu, win. miiiuk nuaic,
Robert C Lawing III, Doug
Roycroft, Annette Bennett, Geoige
F. Wilson Sr.. Peggy Stanley; Terry
and Cindy Reed, Roy and Myrtle
Lee Trest, Greg and Chaunda Nor
N'osday, Jsse 6
Michael T. Burckley, Greg Dun
can, Terrell Lofton Hewett, Lucile
Mack, Wendy Milazzo, Jewel
Hodge, Wayne Roach, Lyla Esler,
Wendy Ward, Del Evans, Jeanette
Galloway, Wanda H. Hcwett, Kenny
Smigiel, Martha Pope, Jessica
Wintree; Greg & Chaunda Noms,
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Winfrce, Mr. and
Mrs. Danny Hosteller, Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Pope, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Pigott, Mr. and Mrs. Chuck
Ttaesday, June 7
Pat Weaver, Greg Young, Ashley
Batton, Elizabeth Kinlaw, Chalmers
Champion, Tony Clayton, Leander
Mosley Jr., Connie Boyte, Gene
Bciiouiy , Sieve & Tara waiker, Mr.
and Mrs. Jerry Small, Mr. and Mrs.
Elridge Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. David
Wednesday, June 8
McCray Babson, Jonathan Will
iamson, Kyle Ward. Bemie DeFont,
Kelly Hughes, Carlton Sligh. Jim
Hughes. Audrey Owens, Faye
Galloway, Heather Hardwick; Craig
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