The Sandhills Chess Club is now meeting at the Moore County Senior Center (U.S. 15-501, two miles north of the Pinehurst Traffic Circle) on Tuesdays at 2:45 p.m. and on Thursdays at 7 p.m.
For more information, call Joe McDonald at (910) 315-1233.
Kiwanis of the Pines
Mayor David McNeill presented a program to the Kiwanis of the Pines.
McNeill was born in Red Springs, and he has lived his entire life in North Carolina. He joined Moore County as the manager in 1987, has a long history as a Rotarian, and is a member of Brownson Memorial Church in Southern Pines.
He joined the Town Council in 2009 and was elected mayor last year. He is proud of the fact that Southern Pines was made an All-America City.
McNeill gave a short history of the town once known as "Vineland" and how it has become an urban area along with the bordering towns.
Aberdeen Home and Garden
The January meeting of the Aberdeen Home and Garden Club was held in the home of Fay Honeycutt, with 16 members and one guest attending.
Club President Mary Lou Black welcomed everyone, and Sara Wallace led the club collect.
Harriett Sloan, program chairman, introduced Clara Bryson Bernicken, who worked with the Moore County Library for 30 years and is now president of the Friends of Moore Library. Bernicken told of the needs of the county libraries: more books, volunteers and contributions. She also entertained with some humorous tales of life in a library
A short business sessions was held, with the awards committee reporting the sign had been placed at the Patterson home on Longleaf Road.
The February meeting will be with Doris Moon as hostess and Pat Brown in charge of the program on independent assisted living.
Seven Lakes Garden Club
Seven Lakes Garden Club meets Thursday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m. at the Seven Lakes North clubhouse. Guest speakers Ruth and Bob Stolting will discuss honeybees in history, and there will also be a hand-rolled beeswax candle-making workshop. There is a $2 material fee per person.
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