OWC NEWSLETTER Oriental Woman’s Club PO Box 515, 1007 Gilgo Road, Oriental, NC 28571 June 2, 2009 OWC Officers OWC Theme: Women Together Making a Difference President Linda Parker, 249-0888 GFWC-NC Theme: Membership-The Sole of the Federation firstname.lastname@example.org GFWC Theme: Empowering Women, One by One Pres. Elect Jean Chastang, 249-1099 email@example.com Secretary Donna Rubinstein, 249-0296 MESSAGE FROM LINDA firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer Judy Smith, 249-3061 email@example.com Please take a moment to introduce yourself Editor Donna Rubinstein, 249-0296 firstname.lastname@example.org to our outstanding recipients of the Hargrove and Cather’s scholarships. We are so proud of their accomplishments and are Today’s Program confident that they will continue to grow and excel in their college careers. Welcome to our 2009 Scholarship Congratulations! Special thanks to our Recipients: scholarship committee chaired by Suzanne Gwaltney, Linda Applegate, Nancy Karl, S. Inez Hargrove Scholarship goes to Linda Warren and Harriet Scharr. This is Shawn Lyon. Shawn will attend always an intense and difficult task to select Craven CC to major in criminal the winners and we thank these ladies for justice. He is accompanied by his their dedication. father, Bob Lyon (and possibly his grandmother Lisolette Jackson). As we approach our summer break, we will not be idle during these warm weeks ahead. Winner of the Frank Cathers Our wonderful club house will be receiving Scholarship is Sara Brinson, a much needed facelift. Our Painting Party attending today with her mother, will be held next Tuesday, June 9th Kari Brinson. Sara will attend beginning at 9 a.m. We will be painting the Meredith College and major in doors, trim and lower walls. After we paint, music. we’ll have popcorn, beverages and a movie on the DVD player. Please plan on helping. Ross Cahoon won the Sally This is one instance where we can all Southall Cotten. Ross plans to contribute a little elbow grease to make a major in mechanical engineering difference. at Duke University. Ross’s mother, Rita Cahoon is with him In July the floor will be painted and we’re in today. the process of finding new wall covering for the upper half of the walls in the clubhouse, new ceiling fans and light fixtures. HAPPY BIRTHDAY June – Peggy King & Suzanne Mendell July – Connie Wilkinson, Lynne Rousseau, Bev Seyour & Sally Belangia Printed courtesy of Sail/Loft August – Peggy Dunfee Century 21 Realty Girls on the Run Wish List DEPARTMENT Bring washable ink markers, paper, crayons, & COMMITTEE NEWS: socks, mailing address labels, pencils, index Conservation Department: cards, scrap paper, note book copy paper, Road clean-up on July 1st so the village will letter size envelopes, small soft foam or sparkle for the Croaker Festival – sign up today. rubber balls, manila envelopes, balloons, ESO Members Recommend Reading: whistles, clipboards, small incentives, Reading suggestion from Susan Whatley: The stickers, rings, bracelets (Dollar Store Stuff), 19th Wife by David Ebershoff. The 19th Wife jump ropes to any OWC , Garden Club or combines historical fact with a present day LON meeting, or contact Katherine Reardon mystery. Ann Eliza Young was Brigham 249-3181 or Cynthia Cocharn, 249-0761 Young’s 19th wife. The story is Ann’s fight to get polygamy banned by Congress. Woven in Check It Out! with Ann’s story is a modern day polygamy Our new OWC website, that is. Anne Parker is group. developing the prototype that will have Garden Club (Marlene Miller, 249-2827; information about our club, activities, Tracy Peterson, 249-2561) newsletters, forms, history, and calendar of Field trip is to Beaufort on Wednesday, June 17 events. Suggestions are welcome, so click on to visit a walled garden on the way and take the www.orientalwomansclub.org to see the work double-decker bus tour of Beaufort. Plans are to in progress, shooting for September take the ferry – details to follow. implementation. International Affairs Department (Carol McAdoo, 745-7762) Heifer International, a nonprofit organization, CALENDAR works to end hunger and poverty and care for Bridge – every Monday 1 pm clubhouse-new the earth by sharing livestock and knowledge players welcome (and needed) with people in need. Be generous today as we Yoga – Suspended until September “pass the basket” to collect a donation for this project. June 2 OWC Scholarship Awards Luncheon, Ladies of the Neuse 11:30 a.m., Clubhouse (Sally Belangia, 249-1252) June 9 Painting Party 9 a.m. Clubhouse LON will be meeting June 16th at 6:30 at June 13-15 GFWC 118th Convention, Cleveland Marguerite Garrett’s house. Trophies for the Ohio June 17 Garden Club 7:45 a.m. Beaufort trip Croaker Festival will be finished and plans June 16 LON Meeting, 6:30 p.m. for the upcoming bazaar discussed. June 29 Road Clean-up Ways and Means (Lee Duer 249-1161) July 4 Croaker Festival Quilt Raffle tickets are available at today’s July 25 GFWC-NC Regional Meeting, Goldsboro meeting. Pick up yours before you leave. Sept 1 OWC General Meeting 1 p.m. Clubhouse Sept 29 EC Meeting 9:30 a.m., Clubhouse Today’s Hostesses: (Covered Dish) Community Events Phyllis Lane, Chair; Peggy Dunfee, Jackie Ertan, Oriental’s History Museum will host a Christine Garman, Nancy Huff, Carol McAdoo, reception in honor of the Smith Family on Diane Paling, Dottie Miller Sunday, July 5 from 1-3 p.m. at the September’s Hostesses: Museum. The Museum’s new exhibit Betty Callahan, Chair; Suzanne Jantzen, Alice entitled “Smith Family History” will run Mahon, Dottie Osmun, Lorraine Nugent, Karen from July through August. We are hoping Van Gamper that all of Norma Smith’s friends will Monday Girls: attend this event. June – Gay Webster July – Erma Keeports August – Fay Bond September – Colleen Barton Thank you!!!