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					ROYALE                                                                                                          REPORTER
Septembert 1, 2001                                                           Lake Royale, North Carolina                                                                  Volume 4, Issue 8

Restocking                                                                                                           Message from
project set
for Lake                                                                                                             the President
   By LES ROBERTSON                                                                                                  By STUART NOTTINGHAM                   (
Chairman, Recreation Committee                                                                                                                              lakeroyalepoa). The July finan-
                                                                                                                         Another annual meeting has         cial statements are already posted
    Chances are that you are a fish-                                                                                 come and gone. With it, we wel-        there, as well as a copy of this
ing person or that such a person                                                                                     come new members to the Board          article. Committee and board
lives nearby in our lakeside com-                                                                                    of Directors: Bill Chancellor, Fred    minutes will also be posted. A
munity. Fishing is fun, and fish-                                                                                    Robbins, Ray Robinson, and Gar-        community calendar will be avail-
ing is even more fun when you                                                                                        land Shepherd.                         able on the site to keep you abreast
catch fish! Unfortunately, catch-                                                                                         We also have a new slate of       of what is happening at Lake
ing fish in our lake is not easy.                                                                                    board officers for this year. Be-      Royale. Most importantly, the
Probably you know this from per-
                                                                                                                     sides myself, they are: Tony           site will promote better communi-
sonal experience, or you have
                                                                                                                     Antonelli, Vice-President; Ray         cation. From here, you’ll be able
heard it from others.
                                                                                                                     Robinson, Secretary; and Jim           to email board members, or take
    There are a number of reasons
                                                                                                                     Hales, Treasurer.                      part in discussions on topics of
for this. Our last two hurricanes
washed many fish over the dam                                                                                            At our first workshop on Au-       importance to our community.
and out of the lake. These hurri-                                                                                    gust 1, the board began the pro-           Also, to allow us to better help
canes also killed more fish by pol-                                                                                  cess of opening communication          each other, I’ve invited all the
luting the lake with decomposing                                                                                     and exchanging ideas. If we can        board members to join me at the
shrubs and trash debris. Fishing                                                                                     hold onto the enthusiasm and com-      clubhouse at 9:30 on meeting days.
has also been damaged by need-                                                                                       mitment evident at the workshop,       I invite each of you as well.
lessly taking too many fish out of                                                                                   I foresee great strides forward for        Since each month’s agenda
the lake. Too often you may wit-                                                                                     the association.                       should be posted on the website
ness some one walking along with                                                                                         In one exercise at the work-       prior to the meeting, this informal
a large stringer of fish. Sadly,       RILEY’S GRANDSON AARON WITH HIS CATCH AT KONA                                 shop, each board member was            gathering will allow everyone the
many times these fish end up, not                                                                                    asked to share his/her top three       chance to meet with board mem-
on the table, but in the garbage
can. A further reason why fishing
is poor is that, to our knowledge,
                                       A trip to Paradise?                                                           concerns at Lake Royale. These
                                                                                                                     were compiled into a list. Rather
                                                                                                                     than trying to resolve these issues
                                                                                                                                                            bers to voice opinions and con-
                                                                                                                                                                It’s important to remember that
the lake has never been stocked.               By BEA RILEY                  graced our necks as we were wel-        directly, the board will take this     the board is composed of only
    While we cannot prevent hur-                                             comed.                                  list, analyze it for relationships     twelve of the several thousand
ricanes, there are some things each       Recently I had the pleasure of         During our stay on Maui, we         and causes, and attack and resolve     property owners at Lake Royale;
of us can do to improve our lake       accompanying my son Edwin, and        ventured in a rental car, and found     the underlying problems. This          we can’t do this alone. When you
for fishing. First, those who fish     his family to the Hawaiian Islands.   ourselves halfway up the side of a      should help us to resolve the is-      bring a problem or issue to the
can practice the “catch and re-        We flew into Maui, then boarded       dormant volcano on a road that          sues, while at the same time pre-      board, I ask that you bring with it
lease” method. Keep ONLY what          the S.S. Independence, looking        rapidly changed from a two lane         vent the recurrence.                   at least one possible solution. A
you will clean and eat! Rather         forward to a seven-day cruise to      tarmac to a less than one lane tar
than carrying away five gallon                                                                                           None of the board’s work can       problem with no solution is not a
                                       four of the islands with five ports   covered dirt road with no guard
buckets of bream that will end up      of call. This was my first visit to   rails and no sign of humanity. Its      occur in a vacuum. I am now, and       problem, but a fact.
in a landfill, why not release the     the Islands and my son’s first        twists and turns revealed deep cre-     always have been, committed to                I look forward to the next
fish you catch so they can con-        cruise, so we all set out with much   vasses and steep valleys down to        open, honest communications be-        twelve months. There will be
tinue to grow and multiply? Such       anticipation. Of course, leis of      the sea thousands of feet below,        tween and among board members          change at Lake Royale, but with
                                       yellow plumeria, purple plumeria                                              and the people we serve. To that       your help we can make sure that
    (Continued on Page 4)              and purple and white orchids               (Continued on Page 7)              end, we have established a website     the change is positive

Important utility issues face LR in September
      By BOB WINTERS                   to have your toll free dialing area   us will be expense neutral. Some        before the North Carolina Utili-       of our problems and concerns.
           Chairman,                   extended to include Zebulon and       of our neighbors though will save       ties Commission about water rate       Even if you are not comfortable
         Lake Royale                   Raleigh exchanges. The ballot ad-     a significant amount each month.        and service concerns.                  with testifying in public, please
      Utilities Committee              vises you that if the changes are     I urge you to vote yes on this              Many of our members have           demonstrate your support for those
                                       implemented that your basic           initiative.                             experienced difficulties with          that will by attending the Utility
   Two important utilities related     charge for telephone service will         The next issue has great finan-     TESI’s customer service and I          Commission hearing scheduled to
issues confront us this month.         be increased by twenty-seven or       cial implications for all of us. This   think we are unanimous in our          be held at our clubhouse on Sep-
   The first primarily concerns        fifty-four cents, depending on        is the upcoming hearing regard-         belief the proposed rates are out-     tember 19 at 7:00 p.m.
those of us who have telephone         which calling plan you have.          ing the proposed water rate in-         rageous.                                  I am certain that the Commis-
service here at the lake. Your last        This charge is equivalent to      crease that you received notice of          We need to take advantage of       sion will interpret our attendance
phone bill should have contained       just a couple of average length       in June. This hearing will provide      this opportunity to testify and make   as a display of solidarity. Please
a ballot which asks you if you care    calls each month and for most of      us with the opportunity to testify      the Utilities Commission aware         attend.

     Manager’s Corner                                                                                                                                         Recreation
    By NANCY MULLER                         Teen – Needed are people to

    The new POA Board of Direc-
                                        give of their time to help our teen-
                                        agers plan constructive, interest-
                                                                                                                                                                By JENNIFER WEBSTER
tors is in the process of recruiting    ing, and fun-filled activities.
new members for our committees.             Utilities – This group is re-
                                                                                                                                                                  On Saturday, September 1, the
Fresh and new ideas are needed to       sponsible for insuring that we are
                                                                                                                                                              Recreation Committee will host
assist in the long-range plans for      receiving the best utility services
                                                                                                                                                              the annual Labor Day Dance at the
the community. If you are inter-        for our money. They also keep an
                                                                                                                                                              clubhouse. The dance will begin
ested, please submit your name,         eye on any actions of the county
                                                                                                                                                              at 8:00 p.m. and continue until 12
address and phone number to the         commissioners that might affect
                                                                                                                                                              midnight. This event is for adults
POA office, and we will contact         this community.
                                                                                                                                                              only!! POA members in good
you as to when and where the                Welcome – New property own-
                                                                                                                                                              standing and their guests are wel-
meetings will be held. Following        ers are greeted by members and
                                                                                                                                                              come. Music will be provided by
is a list of the committees and their   are assisted in making adjustments
                                                                                                                                                              Fun Times D.J.. Please come and
duties.                                 to this new area.
                                                                                                                                                              celebrate with your friends. Ad-
    Board of Adjustments – Vari-            There is a desire to increase the
                                                                                                                                                              mission is $5.00 per person at the
ances are submitted when denied         reward money from $50.00 to
                                                                                                                                                              door. B.Y.O.B.
by the Building Committee. The          $200.00 to a person coming for-
                                                                                                                                                                  The monthly Steak Night will
term for serving on this commit-        ward when they witness a crime
                                                                                                                                                              be held on Saturday, September
tee is three years. Five persons are    on common property of the POA.
                                                                                                                                                              15, at the clubhouse. Doors will
needed to bring the total member-       This increase will be addressed at
                                                                                                                                                              open at 6:00p.m. Make your res-
ship to eight. Members must be          the August 18 meeting.
                                                                                                                                                              ervations at the POA office by
able to observe and comprehend a            The board is considering modi-
                                                                                                                                                              calling 478-4121 no later than
hardship, why the variance is           fying the current towing policy.
                                                                                                                                                              5:00p.m. on Friday, September 14.
needed, and how it might affect         Reducing the time from 14 days to                                   JEANNINE LEAR                                     Potatoes, salad and drinks are pro-
neighboring property owners.            5 days will be voted on at the
                                                                                                                                                              vided. Please bring your own steak
    Beautification – This group
beautifies the common grounds
                                        August meeting.
                                            The POA has received a pro-
                                                                                Getting to Know Our Staff                                                     to throw on the grill, utensils, and
                                                                                                                                                              plates. There is a $2.00 charge for
and recommends areas that need          posal from a property owner who            The Royale Reporter is pleased       past times are traveling, sharing     guests of POA members.
improvements. Approximately six         is interested in opening a break-       this month to feature another one       good times with good friends, and         The Recreation Committee will
new volunteers are needed to make       fast/lunch restaurant. The board        of our POA employees, Jeannine          watching television news shows,       hold its monthly meeting on
this committee serviceable.             will review the proposal and pro-       Lear. Ms. Lear is 30 years old and      such as 48 Hours and Dateline.        Wednesday, September 26, at 7:30
    Building – This committee re-       vide an appropriate response.           has been a resident of Franklin            Jeannine has been at the Lake      p.m. in the clubhouse.
views all new building and addi-            The operating hours of the of-      County all her life and is the young-   Royale POA office for two years           An item to put on your calen-
tions to properties. Members must       fice have changed. The new hours        est of four children. She lives in      and is responsible for accounts       dar for the month of October is the
be able to work for the betterment      will be:                                Edward Best, a small community          receivable. Prior to coming here,     Community Yard Sale. This event
of the whole community.                     Monday through Friday:              approximately fifteen miles from        she worked for the NC Farm Bu-        will be held Saturday, October 6,
    Bylaws/Covenants – An open          8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.                     Lake Royale with her cat, Zebree.       reau Insurance Company for ap-        from 7:00a.m. until 12:00p.m. at
mind and logical thinking are re-           Saturday will remain at             She is a graduate of Bunn High          proximately six years. Jeannine       the POA complex. If you are
quirements for this committee.          8:00a.m.- 4:00p.m. until the end        School and has an Associate in          enjoys working at Lake Royale         interested in renting a space to sell
They review our existing bylaws         of September. Beginning Octo-           Arts degree from Louisburg Jun-         because every day is different. Her   your goods, contact the POA of-
and covenants to insure they are        ber 6, the new hours for Saturday       ior College. Jeannine’s favorite        favorite part of the job is working   fice (478-4121). The price for a
keeping up with the growth and          will be 8:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.                                                    with the property owners, some of     space will be $10.00 (or $15.00
changes in the community.                   The effort to collect back due                                              whom have become very dear to         with a table). Please make the
    Finance – The purpose of this       property liens has met with initial                                             her.                                  payment by Thursday, October 4.
committee is to assist in the prepa-    success. In the first group, three
ration of the budget, to review         have paid in full in the amount of
unanticipated bills, and to keep        $1646.24.
expenditures in proper order.               Mr. Gary Pennewell will re-
    Newsletter – The monthly            pair the siding and the roof of the
Royale Reporter brings items of         pavilion within the next thirty days.
interest and concern to the com-            The office complex has had the
munity. Volunteers are needed in        moisture problem inside the build-
the area of reporting and distribu-     ing repaired.
tion.                                       Franklin County has new maps             Coffee with
    Recreation – This group plans       with all the lots listed on them for
and implements social and special       the cost of $10.00 a copy. They             the manager
events throughout the year, in-         are not available at the POA of-
cluding the monthly steak nights        fice, but at the Franklin County              September 26
and dances.                             Planning Department, GIS office,            10:30 at the Lodge
    Emergency Management/               215 E Nash Street, Louisburg.
Safety Community Watch – Vol-
unteers are needed to help by keep-
ing a watchful eye on the daily
activities of the community, to
                                                      NOW OPEN
plan strategies in the event of an
emergency, and to assist in keep-
ing us healthy and safe.
                                             Royale Mini Storage
                                                                 (Next to Starflight)
 Please don’t litter                                           CALL FOR PRICES
    Lake Royale                                                    497-4098
                                                                                                                    SEPTEMBER 1, 2001 — ROYALE REPORTER — PAGE 3
Frankly Speaking

       In search of a newspaper delivered to home
    It’s a beautiful Sunday morn-     our community. I failed to get his                                       would forward the issue to             newspaper delivered to my prop-
ing; you hear the pleasant song of    name as I was in search of my own                                        Talmadge Ingram, Home Deliv-           erty. I am not a current subscriber
the birds singing through your        newspaper issue.                         Frankly                         ery Manager, Jim Puryear, Metro        to the N & O, but provided that
bedroom window as you get out            After traveling to Star Mart,                                         Circulation Manager, and if nec-       they will service me in the same
of bed to start your day. Gather-
ing your robe, a cool breeze rushes
                                      who was sold out of papers, I
                                      vented my frustration to my wife,
                                                                               Speaking                        essary Chris Blaser VP of Circu-
                                                                                                                                                      manner they do other subscribers,
                                                                                                                                                      I would gladly become a sub-
in through the same window with       expressing the need for home de-            Letters express views            Paul Hersey, Assistant POA         scriber.
the sweet scent of the fresh bloom-   livery. I remember the days not         of the writer and not nec-       Manager, stated in a phone con-           If you are interested in joining
ing flowers from your garden.         too long ago when newspapers            essarily that of the Lake        versation that he is interested in     me please contact me, (Chris
Heading for the front door you        were delivered by local children        Royale POA or Royale             getting answers to the same ques-      Roark at 252-478-7301 or
put the robe on, pour a cup of        on bicycles. I am sure that we          Reporter staff.,                 tions. He plans on addressing this, or call the
fresh brewed coffee, and out the      must have enough kids within our            All letters should be        issue during the board meeting on      News & Observer (919-829-
door you go to fetch the morning      community interested in earning         limited to a maximum of          Saturday, August 18th. Mr.             4500). Be sure to ask for Carol
paper. …Oops! Not at Lake             some extra pocket money through         500 words.                       Hersey did not know the current        Chapman and explain our situa-
Royale... If you want to have the     a newspaper route.                                                       position on providing access to        tion. The more residents that re-
newspaper delivered, you have to         Speaking with Ann Mingis with                                         the News & Observer for home           spond, the better chance we have
add several major steps to this       the News & Observer Circulation      increase in cost. Upon further      delivery, however he promised to       of getting them to improve ser-
process. You have to dress, which     Department this month, she ex-       investigation, Carol Chapman,       follow up on the issue and get         vice.
for some of us means showering,       pressed an interest in providing     Customer Service Manager, en-       back to me.
getting in your car, and driving to   home delivery to the Lake Royale     sured me that this matter will be       Hopefully, I am not the only          Chris Roark
the front of the lake to collect      community provided that we have      accelerated to the necessary par-   resident interested in receiving the      106 Huron Drive
your paper. …Or Not?                  enough subscribers to warrant the    ties. She informed me that she
    Just a few weeks ago, I took
that same trip to the gate to buy a
Sunday paper out of the machine
to find much to my surprise that
the machine still had Saturday
papers in it. Now upset with hav-
ing to drive to Star Mart to get a
paper, I overheard another resi-
dent very disturbed because some-
one had taken his prepaid sub-
scription out of the newspaper
mail box mounted at the front of
                                                                                                                         Lake RoyaleReporter
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                                                                                                                  Total Charge
  your lot is clearly                                            E-mail:                                 (Cash or check payable to Lake Royale POA)
    identified with                                                                                                           Deadline for each month is the 15th
      your correct
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     Gardening Corner                                                           Restocking set for Lake Royale
                                                                                   (Continued from Page 1)              and lakes has provided some very      are on the way!
                                                                                                                        useful information. They have             In addition to funds that will be
                                                                                a practice will increase the plea-      large mouth bass fingerlings in       raised at recreation events, the com-
                                                                                sure of all who fish and will not be    the 4" to 6" size that can be pur-    mittee is asking each one of us to
                                                                                wasteful. Secondly, each of us          chased for $1.00 each when 1000       become a part of this project by
                                                                                can help keep the lake free from        or more are ordered. Bream and        making a donation to this special
                                                                                fertilizers, trash, garbage, leaves,    crappie fingerlings are available     fund. All donations should be given
                                                                                and other materials that are injuri-    at a lower cost. This company         to the POA, and you will receive a
                                                                                ous to the growth of the fish popu-     suggests that before restocking, a    receipt. Please make checks pay-
                                                                                lation.                                 water study be done. This study,      able to the Recreation Committee
                                                                                    Finally, all of us can get in-      costing around $250.00, would         Restocking Project.
                                                                                volved with the Recreation Com-         ensure that our water has the qual-       Our goal is to do the water sur-
                                                                                mittee in the project to restock the    ity needed for adding young fish.     vey in January with the restocking
                                                                                lake. The Recreation Committee              As reported last month in the     to follow in March of next year.
                                                                                has been doing some research into       Royale Reporter, the POA board        How much money is needed? Lots!
    Hope you filed last month’s          velop there.                           restocking. A company in Garner         has approved a recommendation         $3000 seems like a good goal to
article on “bugs” and refer to it           How can I avoid getting the         that raises fish to restock ponds       of the Recreation Committee to        shoot for, but the hope is that more
when needed. This month, let’s           rash? Follow these guidelines:                                                 set up a special account for the      will be contributed. Let’s get started
look at something which may in
some mysterious way be suddenly
                                         avoid these plants, especially in
                                         summer when they have more sap         50 Plus Club                            purpose of restocking. In keep-
                                                                                                                        ing with the recommendation, any
                                                                                                                                                              on having a lake plentiful with fish!

located in your garden. Beware!          in them; wear long pants, long                                                 profits earned at events the Rec-        Thank you for your support.
    Poison ivy, poison sumac and
poison oak all look harmless, but
                                         sleeves, boots and gloves; if you
                                         know that you’ve been exposed,
                                                                                holds events                            reation Committee sponsors will
                                                                                                                        be put into this special account.       Please don’t litter
you should keep your distance. If        wash the skin that touched the sap            By EVE BALDUS                    So far the Committee has $145.
your skin touches one of these           with soap and water; wash or dry                                               We have a long way to go, but we           Lake Royale
plants, you could end up with a          clean contaminated clothes; and           The first Saturday social, held
red, blistering, swollen rash. Get       wash pets and objects that touched     August 4, was hosted by Barbara
to know these plants. A little           the sap.                               and Larry Tetterton and Delano
knowledge may save you from a               How do I treat the rash? The        Boris. Table decorations were
lot of scratching this summer.           rash should go away in about 10        fresh flowers from Barbara’s gar-
    How do I get the rash? An oil        days. In the meantime, try the         den. Following dinner, we joined
in the sap inside the plant causes       following to relieve itching: take     together for an old fashioned sing
the rash. You can get the sap on         cool showers; apply cool com-          along.
your skin by touching a cut or           presses to affected areas; and ask        Mary Lou and Jay Illingworth
crushed plant, touching something        your physician about over-the-         hosted the third Friday luncheon.
that has the sap on it, such as a pet,   counter medications or lotions that    There was a good turnout and the
garden tool or your clothes, and         will help ease itching. Call your      usual wonderful food. After lunch,
by coming in contact with air-           physician if the rash is on your       Gordon Popple, president, held a
borne plant particles (for example,      face, lips, eyes or genitals, if you   short business meeting. The pro-
from burning plants).                    have severe uncontrollable itch-       gram was a presentation by Ruth
    When does the rash appear?           ing, or if you see signs of infec-     Travers, RN, and Certified Heal-
You may see a rash on your skin          tion. Seek immediate medical care,     ing Touch Practitioner. She ex-
where you touched the sap within         if the rash covers more than a         plained the benefits of natural heal-
12 to 48 hours.                          quarter of your body, you are hav-     ing and gave demonstrations.
    Does the rash spread? The            ing trouble breathing, you have           The 50 Plus club invites all
rash is not contagious and can’t         ever had a severe reaction to poi-     eligible Lake Royale folks who
spread to other people. It may           son ivy, or you are coughing after     are fifty years or older (and/or
seem to spread on your body be-          exposure to burning plants.            their spouses) to join us at our
cause the sap takes longer to get                                               events. Please see the Recreational
into thicker skin, such as the soles        Herbally yours,                     Calendar for times and places.
of your feet. The rash appears
only on skin that touched the sap.
                                          Judy Beasley/Sam Hight
So if sap is on your hands and you
wipe your face, the rash may de-          Owners

    Don’t forget                                        Head To Toe Salon
                                                                                                                                      New Hours: Tuesday 10-2,
    your permit                                        810 Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC                                                  Wednesday - Friday 4-8,
                                                               (New Location)                                                                Saturday 8-3
  Planning to install a fence,                                (919) 496-8013
  get a storage shed, or do
  any sort of structural ad-
  dition to your property?
  Remember, you need a
  Lake Royale Building Per-
  The Review Committee
  meets on the second and
  fourth Tuesdays. Call
  478-4121 to put your
  name on the agenda.
                                                                                                                          SEPTEMBER 1, 2001 — ROYALE REPORTER — PAGE 5

Miniature Golf Challenge                                                                                               Recipes of the Month
set at Adventure Landing                                                                                                 By MARGE NEWLIN

                                                                                                                         (Many thanks to Nellie Mae
                                                                                                                                                           marshmallow as soon as it is re-
                                                                                                                                                           moved from fire. Do not stir.
                                                                                                                                                           Cool to room temperature. Add
      By CHRIS ROARK                   the lives of thousands of seem-        the $2000 prize. The first four        Williams for sharing her very spe-    flavoring. Beat until creamy and
                                       ingly healthy babies each year.        school flights are already sched-      cial “sweet-tooth” recipes with us    holds shape. Pour into well-but-
   The Raleigh Highwoods               Expanded research is necessary to      uled for participants from kinder-     this month. If you have favorite      tered shallow pan.
Kiwanis Club is hosting a minia-       learn more about the causes of         garten to the collegiate level. “The   recipes you would like to share,
ture golf challenge on Saturday,       SIDS and what steps can be taken       event is open to everyone”, states     send them to Marge Newlin at             Brown Sugar Fudge
September 15, at Adventure Land-       to reduce the risk.”                   Mr. Phillips.                , or leave          (Penoche)
ing on Capital Blvd., Raleigh. The         Mr. Phillips explains that this       The event will feature various      in the Royale Reporter box in the
proceeds of this event will benefit    new event for the Highwoods clubs      contests with prizes sponsored by      POA office.)                              2 cups brown sugar
Kiwanis Sponsored Youth (Circle        is designed to inspire challenges      local companies. On site clown,                                                  1/2 cup evaporated milk
K, Key Clubs, Builder Clubs, and       amongst the participants. The          face painting, and a magician will        Peanut Butter Fudge                    2 Tbsp butter
Terrific Kids Programs), local         miniature golf challenge will kick     be performing tricks and services.                                               1/2 cup chopped nuts (dates or
PTA’s, Tammy Lynn Center, and          off at 8AM, with a shotgun start       Looney Tune characters provided           1 cup sugar                        coconut may also be used)
the fight against Sudden Infant        for the first flight, which includes   by Time Warner Cable will be              2 Tbs butter                           Combine sugar, milk and but-
Death Syndrome (SIDS). The             the youngest participants, kids in     roaming the course. Athletes from         1 tsp vanilla extract              ter. Boil to soft ball stage (234-
course will open at 7:30 AM, and       grades K – 5th. Each flight will be    NC State will be there signing            1/4 lb peanut butter               238 degrees). Remove from heat.
the first flight will start with a     awarded trophies for 1st, 2nd, &       autographs. A raffle will follow          1 cup brown sugar                  Cool to room temperature. You
shotgun start at 8AM.                  3rd places. “We have set the first     after the last flight is completed.       1/2 cup evaporated milk            may add 1/2 cup marshmallow
   “The theme of Kiwanis is            challenge for the event to all            The title sponsors for the tour-       1/2 jar marshmallow cream or       cream to prevent candy from be-
‘Serving the children of the           schools and PTA’s”, Mr. Phillips       nament are Vericom, Inc. and Britt     1 cup marshmallows                    coming sugary. Also add nuts and
worlds’, said Blake Phillips,”         further explains. “The school who      Insurance. Plenty of the sponsor-         Cook sugars, butter, and milk      fruit if desired. Beat until mixture
president of the Highwoods             has the most participants will re-     ship opportunities are still avail-    to soft ball stage (234-238 de-       holds its shape. Pour into but-
Kiwanis Club. “What better way         ceive a special award of $250 for      able. For more information, call       grees). Add peanut butter and         tered, shallow pan.
to serve children than to directly     the Kiwanis Sponsored club or to       Cindy Miller (269-9347) or visit
involve them in the process itself.    start a new club. In addition the      our website at www.high-                                                          .Linda Weidler, D.C.
This event will give our spon-         PTA for that school will share in
sored youth clubs the opportunity
to serve the community and raise
funds for the Tammy Lynn Center                                 Reminder:
and to continue our fight against
SIDS, which mysteriously takes                 Please do not feed the ducks
                                                and geese at Lake Royale.                                                                          1165 U.S. 401 Highway South

Baptism                                                                                                                                                    Louisburg, NC 27549
                                                              Moving Sale
held at                                  • Hotpoint side-by-side refrigerator/freezer w/water/ice disp.
                                         (3 years old), $800 * Lawn mower, $125 * Lawn tools and
                                         equipment (Post hole digger, edgers (Misc.), negotiable •

the lake                                 Poulson model chain saw w/case, $60 • Bicycles his/hers both
                                         6-speed Murray brand, $45 ea. • Scanner/color (new) UMAX
                                         Astra 1200s legal size, $60 • Extension ladder, $30

   By BILL WAKEFIELD                     107 Nashua Cove, for more information call Mary Mitchell
                                         252-478-2850 or 919-571-3461
    Following the morning service
of the Lake Royale Christian Min-
istries on Sunday, July 1, the group
celebrated a baptism in the swim-                                                                                                    Free Delivery
ming area of the lake outside the
clubhouse. Nineteen-year-old                                                                                             With a $20 minimum order we
Christine Sing-yee Tan from                                                                                              will deliver free in the Spring
Turnersville, NJ was baptized by
Dr. Bill Wakefield.             The
                                                                                                                         Hope and Lake Royale areas
Wakefields, who live in Lake
Royale, became acquainted with
Christine’s mother, Jit Kin Tan,               Ph. (252) 478-3195
when they were missionaries liv-                                                                                        This includes anything from the Lawn & Garden
ing in Singapore. Later, after Jit                                                                                      Shop such as pine straw, seeds, fertilizer, mow-
Kin immigrated to the United
States, the friendship continued                                                                                        ers and chemicals, and also includes building
with Jit Kin, and then with her                                                                                         supplies such as lumber, cement blocks, cus-
family following her marriage.                                                                                          tom-mixed paint, Portland cement, nails, shingles,
Because of the special relation-                                                                                        applicances, shampoo machines
ship Christine has felt for the
Wakefields, she asked Dr.
Wakefield to baptize her. Chris-
tine is a junior at Tufts University                                                                                  F. D. B ISSETT & SON       120 Ash Street, Spring Hope, N.C.
where she is majoring in clinical
psychology.                                                                                                                    PHONE 478-5575 • Mon.- Fri. 7:30-6:00, Sat. 7:30-5:00

Maintenance Department                                                                                                                Community
accomplishments for July                                                                                                                News
   • Crepe myrtle trees were          were damaged in section # 14.
sprayed at the POA office, main       Pole for gate was replaced and                                                                      By MARGE NEWLIN
entrance, and clubhouse for Japa-     concrete pole at comfort center
nese beetles.                         was not repairable. The gate in                                                                    Get well wishes to:
   • Street and stop signs were       section # 10 was also broken into.
repaired and straightened on              • Approximately twelve signs                                                                  Bill Edwards and Marie Pearce
Morning Sun, Sacred Fire,             were repaired and installed due to                                                              who had surgery in August..
Shawnee, Sagamore, and Chey-          vandalism.
enne Drives.                              • Walls inside the men’s and                                                                   Congratulations to:
   • Cold patch material was used     women’s bathrooms at the club-
to fill potholes on Pony, Eagle,      house were repaired and repainted                                                                  Bill and Delcie Wakefield, 959
and Creek Drives.                     due to vandalism.                                                                               Sagamore Drive, who celebrated
   • The POA waste site was               • Roadways were inspected and                                                               their 50th wedding anniversary
cleaned up by removing all trash      problem areas were noted for                                                                    on August 9th. They celebrated
and debris from the ground and        maintenance so school buses can                                                                 with a short trip to Lancaster, PA,
placed in open top containers.        operate safely at intersections and                                                             where they stayed in the Gardens
   • Parking lots and beaches at      sharp curves.                                                                                   of Eden B & B, and attended the
the clubhouse and pavilion were           • The road-ax was used to cut                                                               live theatre presentation of Noah.
raked. Various intersections were     back brush and tree limbs at the                                                                       Elizabeth Edwards, daugh-
swept and culvert pipes were          intersection of Choctaw and                                                                     ter of Bill and Lynn Edwards of
cleaned after heavy rainfalls.        Sagamore Drives for better vis-                                                                 835 Sagamore Drive, and Marco
   • Brick columns were cleaned,      ibility. CAUTION BLIND IN-                                                                      Ramirez, who were married July
and wood was sanded and painted       TERSECTION was stenciled on                                                                     28 at St. Michael’s Church in
on front patio at the clubhouse.      the roadway.                                                                                    Cary.
   • Back gate and concrete poles         • The chairs and tables were                                                                    Pat and Jerry Belscher on the
                                      moved at the clubhouse in prepa-                                                                birth of a new grandaughter, Emma
                                      ration for Imperial Floor Mainte-                                                               Marie, born August 17, and weigh-
                                                                                                                                      ing 7 lbs. 15 oz. Parents Nancy
Welcome                               nance to buff the terrazzo floor.
                                          • The clubhouse was prepared
                                      for the annual meeting held Satur-
                                                                                                                                      and Michael are doing fine.

Lake Royale                           day, 7/21.
                                          • Locks and coat hangers were
                                                                                                                                            Please don’t
                                      purchased and installed on all
Newcomers                             bathroom stall doors in comfort
                                                                                     DELCIE AND BILL WAKEFIELD IN 1951
                                                                                                                                            Lake Royale


   The Lake Royale Welcoming                           SERVICES                                                                Chris’ Greenhouse
Committee is eagerly looking for-        Tree & Stump                              Yard Grading                                & Garden Center
ward to greeting and meeting all         Mulch Delivery                       Digging/Trenching          We thank all the residents            Chris Brantley
new residents and property own-                                                                          Who do business with us
                                         Camper Placement                        Trash Removal                                                     owner
ers of Lake Royale and welcom-                                                                           From Lake Royale
ing you to our wonderful commu-
                                                            Call for Free Estimate
nity.                                                                                                   (252) 478-4649 Greenhouse                35 Pine Ridge Rd.
                                           AUBREY MEADE                      252-478-4443               (919) 496-1501 Home                    Zebulon, NC 27597
   Members of our committee will
try to answer any questions you
might have, familiarize you with
local merchants, routes, social and
community activities AND present
you with a welcome basket with
information, coupons and free
samples.                                                                                                   needed
   If you are a new property owner
                                                                                   PO BOX 71
and are visiting your property or
are a new resident, please contact
                                                                               BUNN, NC 27508             Saturday, September
one of the following committee
members if you have additional              LeBleu of Wilson
                                                                                                          29, at 8:30a.m. at the
questions or to schedule a visit.            252-243-2115                                                Rocketship Playground
                                           Call John Gardner today
                                                to find out how                                          to help in the painting
                                                  you can get
                                            LeBleu Ultra Pure
                                                                                                              of some of the
Carol Winters........ 478-4717
Lee Robinson ........ 478-4021
                                                Bottled Water
                                               delivered to your
Ramona Maryman 478-7104
                                                 home or office
Delcie Wakefield .. 478-4207
                                                                                                                      SEPTEMBER 1, 2001 — ROYALE REPORTER — PAGE 7

A visit to an earthly Paradise                                                                                                     Business
   (Continued from Page 1)                 The next morning we reached         nut brew, rice noodles, taro dinner

hence gaining its name as the Val-
ley Isle. At long last we came to
                                       Oahu, the Gathering Place. We
                                       sailed past the 710 foot Diamond
                                       Head, and Waikiki Beach before
                                                                               rolls, poi, and other various native
                                                                               dishes. Afterwards, we went to
                                                                               the Pacific Amphitheater, where a
what appeared to be a driveway to      docking in the harbor at Hono-          cast of 100 performers presented a     September 3                   September 13
some hidden retreat, and better        lulu. This is the largest city on the   spectacular Polynesian show.
                                                                                                                      • Office closed – Labor Day   • Emergency Management/
judgement told us to turn around       islands and except for seeing many          The last port of call, prior to
and return to civilization.                                                                                           Holiday                       Community Watch-Office
                                       eastern faces, is like any other city   our return to Maui, was at
    Unfortunately the cities on the    on the mainland, with skyscrap-         Nawiliwili, Kauai, the Garden Isle.
islands have become “American-         ers, streets crowded with buses,        As was typical of all the islands,     September 5
ized” and MacDonalds, Sears,           taxis and cars, all varieties of        clouds hovered over the peak of        • Board Workshop-Club-        September 15
Penneys and other well-known           stores, banks, hotels and restau-       the volcano that had formed the        house-7p.m.                   • Board Meeting-Club-
sights have been crowded into          rants. A day-long motorcoach ex-        island. Kauai gets 500 inches of                                     house-10a.m.
native shopping centers. We were       cursion took us across the island       rainfall each year and is the wet-
able to locate Hawaiian and Japa-      of Oahu, passing pineapple fields,      test spot on earth. A ride up the      September 6
                                                                                                                                                    September 19
nese owned restaurants where we        ranches, papaya and banana or-          Wailua River to the Fern Grotto is     • Royale Reporter Meet-       • Utilities Commission
enjoyed new tastes and new food        chards, on the way to the Dole          the most popular attraction on         ing-POA-10a.m.
concoctions. We saw sugar cane         Pineapple Plantation. It is no          Kauai, but I must confess, that at
being harvested and passed a work-     longer a working cannery, but is        this point, I was so exhausted, that   • Beautification Commit-      September 20
ing sugar mill. Sand beaches and       home to the largest garden maze         I took a pass. We did take a shuttle   tee Meeting-Office Com-       • AMVETS-Office Com-
rugged rock cliffs made up the         in the world. From here we trav-        into town to shop at Hilo Hatties.
shoreline of Maui.                                                                                                    plex-7p.m.                    plex-7 p.m.
                                       eled to Waimea Falls Park, once         Almost anything Hawaiian can be
    After a night at sea, we arrived   the estate of Hawaiian royalty,         bought here, so I purchased the
at Hilo on the east side of the big    now an 1800-acre botanical gar-         famous Kona Coffee and an as-          September 8                   September 24
island of Hawaii. This island is       den. After a breath-taking cliff-       sortment of Macadamia nuts,            • Finance Committee-          • By-Laws Meeeting-POA-
made up of five volcanoes, two of      diving performance, we were             which they gladly shipped to Crow      POA-9a.m.                     7p.m.
which, Kilauea and Mauna Loa,          treated to a Hawaiian-style BBQ         Drive, Lake Royale, for me.
are still active. The highlight of     lunch. Driving along the north              Life aboard the ship, for me,
                                                                                                                      September 10                  September 25
my entire trip was a helicopter        shore of Oahu, we stopped at the        was a time for relaxation. I laid
ride. Leaving the airport on the                                                                                      • By-Laws Meeeting-POA-       • Building Committee-
                                       surfer’s beach famous for the           claim to an overstuffed wicker
outskirts of Hilo, enroute to the      Bonzi Pipeline, and then passed         lounge chair on a lanai on one of      7p.m.                         POA-7p.m.
awesome and fascinating lava           fields of watermelon. The remain-       the decks. My favorite activity
flows, we passed over nurseries        der of the day was spent at The         was the morning talk by Kahea, a       September 11                  September 26
growing orchids, anthurium, bird       Polynesian Cultural Center, a 42-       Hawaiian historian, a.k.a. Kumu.                                     • Recreation Committee-
of paradise and other exotic flow-
                                                                                                                      • Building Committee-
                                       acre complex of villages, spot-         He enlightened us about the island                                   Clubhouse-7:15p.m.
ers, as well as large macadamia                                                                                       POA-7 PM
                                       lighting the lifestyle, customs and     where we were docked, giving its
orchards. We saw craters of redhot     folklore of Samoa, Tonga, Fiji,         history, geological facts, people,
magma, lava tubes reaching the         Tahiti, the Marguesas, New              customs and myths. Being a
sea, black sand beaches, lava cliffs
breaking away soon to tumble into
                                       Zealand and each of the Hawaiian
                                       islands. At dinner, we were treated
                                                                               native, and well along in age, he
                                                                               had a wealth of knowledge about
the Pacific, and the site of an en-
                                                                                                                      STOP        Home Improvement, Inc.
                                       to an authentic luau, complete with     this place known as “Paradise”.        SHOP
tire village swallowed up by lava.     pit-roasted pig, a pineapple/coco-          Aloha.                                              • Sun 1973
                                                                                                                         Vinyl Siding Since Rooms • Gutters
    Back on ship, after an extraor-
                                                                                                                            Vinyl Windows Patio Rooms
                                                                                                                          Vinyl Siding • Sun•Rooms • Gutters
dinary five course dinner, (the
                                                 All property owners who rent                                                 Roofing • Painting Decks
                                                                                                                          Vinyl Windows • Patio •Enclosures
                                                their property must register the                                                 Vinyl Docks & Decks
usual for the cruise), we left port                                                                                   Member Roofing • Painting • Decks    Since
and the ship sailed very slowly                  names and addresses of their                                          BBB                                  1973
past the southern end of Hawaii,                                                                                                   1-800-888-0002
so we could see the red glow of the               renters with the POA Office                                                We Own a Waterfront Camping Lot Here!
flowing lava. This was accompa-
nied by a Hula Ho’ ike perfor-
mance on deck. At Kona, on the
western shore of Hawaii, we an-
chored offshore and used a launch
to reach land. Ed took his 10 year-
old son on a day long deep sea
fishing excursion. Ed and Deb had
caught a 640 pound blue marlin on
their previous trip here and they
wanted their son, Aaron, to have
the same experience. Aaron caught
two six-foot spear fish - a lifetime
memory for him. Deb, Melissa
(aged 12) and I decided to go               Art Alexander        252-478-4444
ashore, do a little shopping and
take a glass bottom boat ride. As           Ann Faison           252-478-3069
the launch approached the small,            Sally Popple         252-478-1989
seaside village of Kona, to my              Ramona Maryman       252-478-7104
dismay there appeared a large
white structure looming from the                    Nellie Mae Williams
mountainside over this quaint vil-                     252-478-7723
lage. Walmart was sprawled in
huge letters across the side of the                    Fax 478-5569

        Recreation Calendar                                                                                       Lake Royale POA
                                                                                                                  Financial Report
   SEPTEMBER                         12:30p.m                              OTHER EVENTS
                                                                            THIS MONTH                  Balance June 30, 2001                  908,395
WEEKLY ACTIVITIES                        RoyaleAires–Clubhouse–
Mondays                                                                September 1                      July Income
                                     Wednesdays                           Labor Day Dance-Clubhouse-       Dues         85,126
                                                                       8p.m. to midnight                   Other        10,831
   Bridge–Clubhouse-1:30p.m.            Exercise-Clubhouse-9a.m.
                                                                       September 3
Tuesdays                             Thursdays                                                            Total         95,957
                                                                          Pool closes for the season
   Ladies Golf-9a.m                      Senior Men’s Golf-8a.m.
   Playgroup–Clubhouse-                  Playgroup-Clubhouse-          September 8                      July Disbursements
                                     10a.m.                               50-Plus social-Clubhouse-        Operating Expenses                  <92,408>
                                         Bridge-Clubhouse-1:30p.m.     6:30p.m.
Police report                                                          September 15
                                                                                                          Total                                <92,408>
July activity                            Exercise-Clubhouse-9a.m.         Steak Night-Clubhouse-6p.m.
                                                                                                        Balance July 31, 2001                  911,944
                                                                       September 21
                                                                           50-Plus Luncheon-Club-
   Citations              4               Covered Dish Breakfast and
     Speeding             3          Worship Service-Clubhouse-
      Child Restraint     0          8:15a.m.                          September 26
      D.W.I.              1              Square Liners Dancing-Club-      Coffee with the Manager-
   Auto accidents         1          house-6p.m.                       Clubhouse-10:30a.m.
   Breaking and entry     3
   Larceny                1                                                                                                  For Information
   Vandalism              1                                                                                                 Call Bob Benton
   Damage to property     0                                                                                                         at
   Fights                 0                                                                                                 252-478-7777 or
   Gunfire                2                                                                                                 1-800-528-5727
   Trespassing            0
   Fire alarm             0
   Burglar alarm          3
   Noise complaint        1
   Escorts                1
   Animal control         0
   Request for service    2
   Emergency calls        2
   Neighbor disputes      2
   Check on welfare       1

   Assist motorist        1

   Total calls           25
                                                                                                                       • Hand and Power Tools
   (Note: These are actual calls/
reports received by the police de-

                                        Lake Royale Christian Ministry
                                           JOIN US SUNDAY MORNINGS AT 8:15 AT THE LODGE
         Singers                                      GREAT FELLOWSHIP OUTSTANDING MESSAGES
  Piano Accompanist for
       Lake Royale                                     INSPIRING SINGING INTERCESSORY PRAYERS
   Clubhouse - Tuesdays
                                                                  ANDDELICIOUS FOOD!
       at 7:30 p.m.
    Contact Al Newlin
        478-4483                            (SERVICES ARE NON-SECTARIAN, NON DENOMINATIONAL)

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