Club Briefs - May 12, 2010
All ladies of the Sandhills are invited to a luncheon to be held by the Sandhills Christian Women’s Connection at National Golf Club from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20.
Wendy Garza, of Belk, will present a freelance makeup artist from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. They will show a new line of ladies’ cosmetics called “shadowing.”
Vocalist Andrea Boyd will entertain musically, and there will be an inspirational speaker, Glorious Ford, of Dale City, Va.
All women and their guests are welcome to attend the luncheon. Call Joan at (910) 673-5146 or Anne at (910) 215-0074 to make reservations. A courtesy call by Tuesday, May 18, is appreciated. The cost of this month’s luncheon is $13, all inclusive.
Phi Beta Kappa
Lucinda Morales, the director of society affairs for the Washington, D.C., office of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, recently visited Pinehurst to meet with the executive committee of the Central Carolinas Association for alumni of the undergraduate academic honor society founded in 1776.
Morales commended the members on the programs they have sponsored and the scholarships they have awarded to outstanding college undergraduates and to high school students who plan to enroll in a liberal arts and sciences curriculum in a college or university.
Since the Central Carolinas Association was founded in 2002, the association has awarded over $13,000 to students and to outstanding high school teachers. The current scholarship committee members, Jane Barnett, Alice Robbins and James Johnson, have informed six high schools in Moore County and Lee County of the association’s plans for the 2010 scholarship and recognition awards.
At an earlier meeting, new officers were elected for 2010. The officers elected were Dr. Russell McAllister, president; Jane Barnett, vice president for scholarship; Sharon Berkshire, vice president for membership; Karen Walker, secretary; and Henry Brown, treasurer.
The Central Carolinas is one of 60 Phi Beta Kappa alumni organizations chartered by the national Society to promote the pursuit of academic excellence, lifelong learning and community service.
Invitations to join the association have been sent to Phi Beta Kappa members in counties in Central North Carolina, including Lee, Moore, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Scotland and Robeson.
For further information, send inquiries to CCPBK Association, P.O. Box 4851, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
At the annual recognition program meeting of the Extension and Community Association held on April 7, 2010, Rose Gaynor was recognized as Club Woman of the Year.
Joyce Kluttz, state ECA president, presented the award to Gaynor for her excellent work as county treasurer of the ECA and her dedication to the promotion of the various fundraising projects of Moore County ECA during the past year.
Civil War Round Table
The Rufus Barringer Civil War Round Table meets Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m., in the Southern Pines Civic Club, across from the tennis courts, at the corner of Ashe Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines.
The speaker will be Suzy Barile, of Cary, who will discuss her new book, “Undaunted Heart: The True Story of a Southern Belle and a Yankee General.”
She is the great-great-granddaughter of the book’s subjects, Ella Swain Atkins and General Smith Dykins Atkins. Letters left to her by her great-uncle inspired her research about the great romance.
New members and visitors are always welcome. Refreshments are served. For information call (910) 315-1213.
The Moore County Amateur Radio Society (MOCARS) will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. on the lower level of the Moore County Emergency Operations Center, 105 W. Saunders St., Carthage.
This month’s meeting will include reports from support of the Dressage in the Sandhills horse show in Pinehurst, the Boy Scouts Camporee and will focus the annual Field Day and club picnic June 26-27 at Hillcrest Park.
The next VEC examination is scheduled for Saturday, July 24, at 10 a.m.at the Carthage Fire Department, U.S. 15-501, Carthage. The examination fee is $12 (cash only) and a copy of a photo ID plus copy of FCC license, if any, are required.
Contact Charles Wackerman at (910) 947-2707 for testing and course details.
For information on joining, contact James Johnson at (910) 400-3019.
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