Septembert 1, 2001 Lake Royale, North Carolina Volume 4, Issue 8
Restocking Message from
for Lake the President
By LES ROBERTSON By STUART NOTTINGHAM (http://communities.msn.com/
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.
PAGE 2 — ROYALE REPORTER — SEPTEMBER 1, 2001
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
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
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
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
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 email@example.com), 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
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Lake Royale Cell 919-417-4658
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Why not utilize the Form to Fill Out for Ad
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Please ensure that DL: 919.217.3036
your lot is clearly E-mail: BakerG@HPW.com (Cash or check payable to Lake Royale POA)
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Send ad and payment to: Eve Baldus, 1003 Lake Royale,
street address Your other choice... Louisburg, NC 27549 or call (252) 478-7426 or bring by the
for selling your Lake Royale property! POA office.
PAGE 4 — ROYALE REPORTER — SEPTEMBER 1, 2001
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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 skiwanis.com.
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
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
PAGE 6 — ROYALE REPORTER — SEPTEMBERT 1, 2001
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
purchased and installed on all
Newcomers bathroom stall doors in comfort
DELCIE AND BILL WAKEFIELD IN 1951
By LEE ROBINSON
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
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
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
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
PAGE 8 — ROYALE REPORTER — SEPTEMBER 1, 2001
Recreation Calendar Lake Royale POA
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
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>
Police report September 15
July activity Exercise-Clubhouse-9a.m. Steak Night-Clubhouse-6p.m.
Balance July 31, 2001 911,944
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
Fire alarm 0
Burglar alarm 3
Noise complaint 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
at 7:30 p.m.
Contact Al Newlin
478-4483 (SERVICES ARE NON-SECTARIAN, NON DENOMINATIONAL)