CLUB BRIEFS: Central Carolina PBK Hosts Reception
The Central Carolinas Phi Beta Kappa Association welcomes North Carolina artist Leslie Frontz to a reception Saturday, Jan. 27, from 2:15 to 5 p.m. at the Country Club of North Carolina in Pinehurst.
As the guest speaker, Frontz' topic will be "Something Old, Something New: An Historical Review of Art Materials and Techniques." The program will include an exhibition of art by Sandhills artists, who will be available throughout the afternoon to answer questions about their works.
Frontz received her master's degree in fine arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she was the first recipient of the prestigious Holderness Fellowship. She has been featured in "Who's Who in American Art," The Artist's Magazine, and U.S. Art and has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries, including The Smithsonian, The Mall Galleries in London and locally at The Broadhurst Art Gallery in Pinehurst. Frontz has 25 years of experience as a professional artist and teacher. She is currently on the faculty of Davidson County Community College in Lexington.
The local exhibitors will be Betty Hendrix, Sara Gray, Janet Burdick, Harry Neely, Sarah Clatworthy, Barbara Sickenberger, Jeanette Sheehan, Cele Bryant, Courtney Herndon, Sandy Stratil, Mary Ellen Warren, Faye Terry, Greg Hatcher and Doris Smith-Finn. In addition, Frontz and her husband will have their paintings on exhibit.
The Central Carolinas PBK Association is one of 60 associations nationwide organized by alumni inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society honoring their academic excellence during their undergraduate collegiate studies in the liberal arts and sciences. The goals of the Society, established in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, and the associations are to continue to learn, to create, to communicate, to solve problems and to act with social responsibility.
The public is encouraged to attend the reception. There will be a brief meeting of the PBK Association at 2 p.m., followed by Frontz' presentation and an opportunity for the attendees to discuss informally the art works with the exhibitors. The price of the hors d'oeuvres buffet and light beverages is $15 ($10 for students). A cash bar will be available also.
For reservations and directions, call 910-295-0528.
The Temperance Smith Alston Chapter, NSDAR, of Pinehurst, will meet on Jan. 20, at noon, at the Country Club of North Carolina.
Joe Harris, 2005 president of the N.C. Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and author, William Clotworthy, will be the guest speakers. Clotworthy will discuss his new book, "Homes of the First Ladies." Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible.
For additional information about membership in The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, contact the Chapter Registrar at 673-1054.
The College Club will hold its luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Pinehurst Member's Club at noon.
The speaker will be Dr. Justin W. Bode BS, MS, DC. Bode was the official chiropractor for the 1999, 2001 and 2005 U.S. Open tournaments in Pinehurst. He has a master's degree in sports health science/athletic training. A quarterback for the Hall of Fame Bowl champion Clemson Tigers in 1989, Bode has held every office on the executive board of the N.C. Chiropractic Association including president in 2004 and 2005. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in human nutrition and dietetics. Thus he utilizes his knowledge of nutrition to educate his patients on proper nutrition for a healthy diet.
Guests are welcome and may call Arleen Rutofske at 295-9778 for further information. Membership in the College Club is open to women with degrees from four-year colleges or universities.
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