To Contact Board Members or the POA: 579-2044 or e-mail at CSPOA@carolinashores.net

Board Members: Pete Gulliver – President, Bob Jones – Vice President, Kerry Jarrell –Treasurer,

Al Franklin – Director, Brent Horten Director, Linda Pennington Director, Mike Riccitelli – Director,

Merrilee Burns – Co-Editor   Linda Rugg – Co-Editor

CSPOA web site:  www.carolinashoresPOA.org                  


 

Message from the BoardPete Gulliver, President

 

SUSPENDED RESIDENTS

 

The following property owners have been suspended from membership for non-payment of dues and assessments.  They are not permitted to use any amenities or attend POA sponsored functions either as a member or as a guest of a member.  In order to protect your financial interest in our membership corporation liens have been filed against their property with the Brunswick County Clerks Office.  The liens are public documents:

 

Gere & Marge Dale - 46 Calabash Dr.

Ernest D. & Joy Hancock - 4 Cleek Ct.

Mark & Nora Jannelli - 1 Court 12

Thomas & Terrie Kirby - 5 Gate 11

Deborah Langdon- 89 Carolina Shores Dr.

Nona LaPointe-Regan- 5 Arden Ct.

Pat Lovallo & John Sorbella - 20&22 Gate 5

Kenneth & Kelly Massey - 6 Buoy Ct.

Richard Peak Jr. - 38 Sunfield Dr.

Richard Pratt - 14 Northwest Dr.

Martin Quinlan - 6 Lakeview Ct.

Brian & Lisa Roberts - 14 Swamp Fox Dr.

Margaret Rossi - 24 Carolina Shores Parkway

F. Wade - 14 Cleek Ct.

Todd Yando - 29 Gate 6

 

At the December 12 POA Board meeting the 2013 operating budget ($180.72 per property) and the capital reserve budget ($49.28 per property) were approved for a total of $230 per property in 2013.

 

The invoice for your 2013 POA dues will include a request asking you to review and update the information you gave our business office.  Please take a few extra minutes to make sure our business office has the information you want them to have concerning your email addresses, phone numbers, emergency contacts, etc.   

 

Linda Pennington and her “inside Elves” did a wonderful job decorating inside our club house but they were equaled by Phyllis Hartley and her “outside Elves” who did a fantastic decorating job around our sign, the wall and outside our building.

 

For more than a year your Board, through the board’s liaison Mike Riccitelli, has been working with our Advisory Committee comprised of Chairman Dan Mann, Maslin Kain, Diana Mardall, Terri Ste. Marie and Jackie Orwig and our attorney in order to prepare three recommended changes to our Declaration of Restrictions (DOR).  These changes require the approval of a majority of the members in good standing and will be discussed and voted upon at the start of our annual meeting.

 

Our attorney has advised us that the various resolutions that have been passed should be incorporated in the new articles and resolutions should no longer be part of the DOR.

 

All three proposed changes concern Section 6 - GENERAL PROHIBITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

 

THE EXISTING:

 

9. No boat, motor home, travel trailer, truck (non-commercial trucks excepted) or commercial vehicle except an automobile may be stored overnight on any Lot unless the same be within a garage or carport.

 

Note: Resolution 1230 dated April 21, 2008 by the Carolina Shores Board of Directors:  Random unavoidable parking of such vehicles, storage units and dumpsters must be reported by the property owner to the Association as soon as possible to get approval to have the item on the property for a set period of time, to wit:  four days for boats and motor homes and seven days for storage units.  No trailers of any type are to be parked on property overnight.

 

Note: Resolution 1233 dated September 21, 2009 by Carolina Shores Board of Directors: Property owners who have visitors with a motor home, camping trailer, or boat may have them parked on the property for no more than 7 days at one time.  This will be allowed once every six months.  Property owner must call the POA office for the approval.

 

THE PROPOSED:

 

9. No boat, motor home, travel trailer, truck (non-commercial trucks excepted) or commercial vehicle except an automobile may be stored overnight on any Lot unless the same is kept within a garage or carport.  Occasional parking of boats, motor homes and travel trailers owned by residents may not exceed 4 consecutive days.  Occasional parking of a storage unit may not exceed 7 consecutive days.  Residents who have visitors with motor homes, camping trailers, or boats may permit them to be parked on their property for no more than 7 consecutive days.  Visitors parking motor homes, camping trailers, or boats may do so no more frequently than once every six months.

 

THE EXISTING:

 

18. No sign (including but not limited to “For Sale” or similar signs), billboards or other advertising structure of any kind may be erected or maintained upon any Lot except after applying to and receiving written permission from the Association.

Note: Resolution 1234 Dated May 17, 2010 By the Carolina Shores Board of Directors: Signs on Improved Lots shall be no larger than 24 inches by 24 inches, and on a freestanding support.  No more than 2 signs in total may be placed on any lot, for example one in front and one in the rear.  On corner lots a V-shaped sign may be used; this is considered to be one sign.  No signs are allowed on any unimproved lot.

 

THE PROSOSED:

 

18. Advertising signs, billboard, “for sale” or other advertising structures are permitted on improved lots, but said advertising signs, billboard, “for sale”, or other advertising structures shall be no larger than twenty-four (24) inches by twenty-four (24) inches, and on a freestanding support.  No more than two (2) signs in total may be placed on any lot, for example one in front and one in rear.  On corner lots, a V-shaped sign may be used; this V-shaped size is to be considered as one (1) sign.  No advertising sign, billboard, “for sale” or other advertising structures shall be permitted on an unimproved lot.

With regard to the regulation of political signs, the Association, pursuant to both the rule-making authority established herein and the provision of the North Carolina Planned Community Act as stated in Chapter 47F of the North Carolina General Statutes, may (i) prohibit the display of political signs earlier than forty-five (45) days before the day of an election and later than seven (7) days after an election and/or (ii) regulate the size and number of political signs that may be placed on a lot (but only to the extent the Master Association’s regulation is no more restrictive than any applicable city, town or county ordinance that regulates the size and number of political signs on residential property).    If the local government in which the lot is located does not regulate the size and number of political signs on residential property, the Association shall permit two (2) political signs with the maximum dimensions of twenty-four (24) inches by twenty-four (24) inches on a Lot no earlier than forty-five (45) days before the day of an election and no later than seven (7) days after an election. 

 

THE EXISTING:

 

22. No tree over six (6) inches in diameter shall be removed from any Lot without the prior written consent of the Association.

Note: Resolution 1205 dated September 15, 2003 by the Carolina Shores Board of Directors:  Damage to a tree that causes its demise shall be treated & fined the same as taking down a tree without permission.

THE PROPOSED:

22. No tree over eight (8) inches in diameter shall be removed from any Lot without the prior written consent of the Association.  Damage to a tree that causes its demise shall be treated and fined the same as removing a tree without the consent of the Association.

 

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This fall the ACC received several complaints concerning parking on the buffer zones across from the homes on the gates.  To make a long story short, when we investigated ways to mitigate this problem we discovered the property wasn’t the POA’s; it belongs to the Town of Carolina Shores.  In the beginning of November we formally notified the Town of Carolina Shores that at the expiration of our current landscape contract on December 31, 2012 we could no longer maintain the shoulders of the Town road across from the gate homes.  By the way, we also discovered the medians at each end of Carolina Shores Parkway, the intersection of Persimmon and Sunfield and Pinewood and Thomasboro are also Town Property and we notified the Town that we could no longer maintain these areas either. 

Al Franklin re-negotiated our landscape contract and by omitting the shoulder of the gate roads and the medians has saved us over $10,000 per year.

 

The Bocce Courts will be renovated this winter!  Mike Riccitelli found three contractors to bid on the bocce court renovation project.   According to Mike, finding responsible bidders was one of the tougher tasks he has taken on as a board member.  Mike persevered so we’ll have “new” courts in time for the 2013 bocce ball season.

 

The Business Office staff with the help of Amelia Sludds has been scanning and digitizing the POA’s property records.  The goal of this project is to scan and digitize all existing property related documents and scan new documents as they are produced.  When the project is completed we will not only save space by eliminating several filing cabinets but also have easier access to our records and maintain a duplicate copy of these records in a safe remote location.

The POA files its property records alphabetically by street name and this is the order by which scanning and digitizing is being accomplished.

 

During the month of JANUARY the business office is offering residents of the following streets the POA’s copy of the blue prints for your home: Arden Court, Bayberry Circle, Brassie Drive, Buoy Court, Calabash Court ,Calabash Drive and Canal Way Court.

 

Please note: The POA does not own blue prints for every home, therefore you might want to call the Business Office before you make a special trip to pick them up.  Due to the cost, we are unable to mail them.  

 

 

On behalf of our community and your Board of Directors this is our opportunity to say “THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH” to all our volunteers.  When Cathie and I saw almost 400 people at our POA Holiday Party we were once again reminded that we are surrounded by wonderful friends and neighbors.  Speaking of our Holiday Party, Al Franklin and I were chatting at the end of the party and some folks came up to us with a complaint; the “complaint” was that the party was ending too soon.

 

HAVE A HAPPY, SAFE AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR

 

THANK YOU TO OUR BULLETIN EDITORS LINDA RUGG & MERRILEE BURNS

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

JANUARY 9 – 9:30 – BOARD MEETING

FEBRUARY 2 – 3:00 – ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION

ALL MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

THERE ARE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS AT EVERY MEETING

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How to Submit Articles to the Bulletin

The DEADLINE for submitting articles for the Bulletin is 5:00 p.m. on the 20th of each month for the following month’s issue.

 

YOU MUST EMAIL ARTICLES  to: cspoabulletin@gmail.com.  Do not use the office email.  Be sure to include the name of the activity in the “subject” line of your email.  Thank you.

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Capital  Reserve Workshop Kerry Jarrell

 

            On January 28, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. the CSPOA will conduct a Capital Reserve workshop for the purpose of reviewing         projects and funding in the Capital Reserve Fund in 2013.  While the workshop will provide current information on the       conditions of our amenities, this will primarily be a work session.  Participants will be called on to study and evaluate   projects based on need and desirability.  Due to the format of this meeting, the number of participants will be limited.      Members interested in contributing to this most important activity should contact Kerry Jarrell at 910-575-2103.

 

                                                                       

 

CANDIDATES FOR ELECTION TO THE CSPOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2013

Candidates in Alphabetical Order

 

Al Franklin- Resident since 1996. EDUCATION: AA-Business Mgmt.  EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Retired US Government and Real Estate.  I was a field supervisor for 5 years while employed by the US Government.  I managed my family’s electrical contracting business.  I served as President of my POA in Maryland and Virginia.  I have served on the Carolina Shores ACC Committee for four years.  I have been on the Carolina Shores POA Board for twelve years, current responsibility has been overseeing upkeep of grounds and re-negotiating new landscape contract.  I know the history of the POA and the guidelines of the Declaration of Restrictions. BOARD MEMBER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Keeping the dues down and ensuring that all the ACC requirements are followed.  BOARD AND COMMUNITY AREAS OF INTEREST: Vice President and Architectural Control.

  

Pete Gulliver – Resident since 2006. EDUCATION: BS-Parks; MBA-Finance. EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: I served on the Board of Directors of the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site and as President of the Highland Falls (NY) Lions Club. My career related responsibilities have included directing the maintenance, operations and administration of one of the largest state parks in New York (Bear Mountain Park).  The facility contained parking lots, an Olympic size swimming pool, picnic areas, roads, athletic fields, a museum and a zoo. It also had an  ice skating rink, water and sewage treatment plants, several buildings listed on the national register of historic places including a 62 room hotel complex with banquet facilities for more than 600 ( The Bear Mountain Inn) and a revolutionary war battle site.  Since Cathie and I moved to Carolina Shores I’ve served as Chairperson of the Architectural Control Committee and during the last four years I've served on the POA board of directors including three years as president. I’m also a Master Gardener and a volunteer at the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension Center greenhouse complex. BOARD MEMBER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Maintaining our dues at a low rate, while maintaining and improving our common areas and amenities and ensuring that our Declaration of Restrictions is fairly and uniformly enforced.  I have also maintained a relationship with the Town of Carolina Shores and the other communities within our Town. BOARD AND COMMUNITY AREAS OF INTEREST: Finance and President.

 

Brent Horten– Resident since 2005. Education High School Graduate.  Five years apprenticeship, worked in construction industry.  Worked in areas of plumbing, piping, electrical, masonry, supervision, scheduling, coordinating projects and pricing.  Served on the board of directors for past two years with focus on the pool and recreation areas.  BOARD MEMBER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:  Oversaw work on clubhouse sub structure.  Supervised pool attendants and  maintained low dues while keeping facilities in good shape.  BOARD AND COMMUNITY AREAS OF INTEREST:  Maintenance. 

 

 

   

Kerry Jarrell – Resident since 2007. EDUCATION: BS – Accounting (University of Alaska – Anchorage). EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: The majority of my career was spent as a CPA and an auditor. I worked as an auditor with banks, schools, and municipalities; then as a Business Manager for a public school district. I served on the Board of Directors of the Alaska State Teachers Retirement System, as Board Chairman for the Alaska Public Entity Insurance Company, and on numerous other Boards, Committees, Task Forces, etc. dealing with financial reporting and management of public entities. BOARD MEMBER ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Since joining the CSPOA Board in 2009, I have revised the accounting procedures, increased Board involvement and oversight of the budget, conducted workshops for facility maintenance, and kept the CSPOA within budget for the past four years. In 2013, we plan to continue to maximize benefits for members while controlling member dues. I plan to continue the close fiscal management that has marked my first four years on the Board. I will monitor the cost of services for our members to prevent large increases in dues. At the same time, our association has a responsibility to properly maintain our facilities for the enjoyment of current as well as future members and their families. I will continue to support the goals for maintaining the facilities as outlined in the CSPOA Reserve Study conducted in 2008. BOARD AND COMMUNITY AREAS OF INTEREST: Finance and Facility Maintenance.

                                                                      

 

Recreation Committee – Pat McKay

 

Our ANNUAL POA HOLIDAY PARTY held on Saturday, December 1, from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. was a HOME RUN, actually a GRAND SLAM, said President Peter Gulliver at the close of the function!

 

The venue at Sea Trail Convention Center was so elegant and beautiful that it almost took your breath away!  That sparkling tree with all those gold ornaments greeted our eyes first, followed by the richly-dressed tables with red and green napkins interspersed in the glasses, framing those really tall clear vases holding simple sprigs of poinsettias and other red flowers.  The Lee Shane Show Music Group from Little River provided great listening as well as dancing entertainment, gratis the entire evening.  Thank you for adding to our pleasure!  There was an abundance of different foods served, so everyone had plenty to choose from to satisfy their palates.  Those sheet cakes (both Christmas and Hanukkah) were delicious and certainly a big hit for dessert.  The raffles doubled in amount and variety this year, so many different people were able to win a prize!  The following businesses donated raffles, so please support them:

 

Bagel Dock Café

Beauty and Beyond, hair salon

Bloomin’Gails Consignment

Calabash Deli

China Dragon Restaurant

Cypress Bay Golf Course

Eagle Nest Golf Course

 

Fantastic Sams, hair salon

Karen Hilditch, hair stylist

Life Quest Fitness Center

Little River Lanes, Bowling Alley

Lori’s Golf Shoppe

Lowe’s Foods

New China Restaurant

 

Ocean Ridge Golf Course

Plantation Garden and Gift

Sea Trail Golf Course

Totally Chic, hair salon

Winner’s World Casino

Yard Bird Emporium

 

 

An especially large thanks goes to John Humphries and his staff at Sea Trail for all of their efforts to help insure the success of our party from the ticket takers to the food preparers and servers, table settings, and general organization.  And, the Recreation Committee received and deserved a big recognition and thank you for all of their many months of planning and efforts for this party.  The members include: Joanne and Jack Bendy, Merrilee Burns, Joan Gilbert, Pat McKay, Eileen Nawara, Ron Pecina, Flo Pflaster, Margie Pettersen, and co-chairs, Jeanne and Joe Zalasko.  Also, our POA Board Members, especially Mike Riccitelli, deserve our thanks for assisting us with input and suggestions throughout the entire planning process.

 

Lastly, thank you to all of you from our community who attended in such large numbers and helped to make our holiday season kick-off such a success!  Many were so festively attired, smiling, full of good cheer and spirit, busily chatting and bonding with friends and neighbors!  The warmth of and reason for the season were expressed in most everyone's eyes and demeanor and made all of our efforts so worthwhile!  Many of you who thanked us, both verbally and in writing, surely made us feel appreciated!  Happy New Year!

 

South Brunswick Interchurch Council Mary Pritchard Food Pantry Coordinator

Once again, Carolina Shores you have shown your generous hearts to people you do not even know with your contributions of over $1000 towards the purchase of the 175 Christmas Turkey dinners for those families in need here in South Brunswick County.  Know that you have made their Holiday celebrations much more special by your thoughtfulness. Thank you all.

 

 

                                                                       

 

 

Paws-Ability Gloria Schroppe

Thank you to all the folks who have continued to donate items throughout the year for Paws-Ability.  It is a yearlong continuing need to help the animals in various shelters and with many rescue groups in Brunswick County.

 

Items can be dropped off at my house ( 81 Calabash Drive) or in the POA Bldg ( blue tote box)  As always donations of food ( Purina products for dogs & cats), cat litter, towels, leashes, collars, etc.  Blankets are needed also, but can not be an open weave.

 

Please remember- if you are looking for a " furever friend", don't shop, please adopt ! ! There are so many wonderful, loving pets looking for homes and they are right here in our local shelters !!

 

                                                                       

 

Beginning T'Ai Chi Chih Classes Jeanne Zalasko       

T'ai Chi Chih is a set of 19 movements and one pose, completely focused on the development of an intrinsic energy call Chi.  T'ai Chi Chih is easy to learn and the 19 movements and one pose can usually be acquired in three months.  T'ai Chi Chih is completely non-violent and does not require a particular level of physical fitness or coordination.  Check it out at taichichih.org.

 

Beginner classes will start Tuesday January 15 at 8:15 a.m. in the POA clubhouse and Saturday January 19 and will continue through March.  No special clothing or equipment is required.  Wear soft soled shoes (no sandals) and it is a good idea to bring water.  Classes fill up quickly so sign up now!

 

The ongoing class will continue on Mondays at 9:15 a.m. and Thursdays at 8:15 a.m.

 

What's in it for you?  Some are encouraged to try T'ai Chi Chih by academic literature that provides a medical case for practicing.  Others are inspired by newspaper, magazine, TV and Web accounts of the health benefits others have gained.  Some, by word-of-mouth about TCC from friends  and families who take classes.  Very often however we find that although we may have come to improve balance or health problems, we fell the greatest benefit has been a more serene and  balanced sense of self!

 

For more information and/or to register, contact facilitator- Tommi Whitfield at 843-249-5536 or email tommi.whitfield@gmail.com

 

 

News from the Town of Carolina Shores -- Commissioner Joyce Dunn

 

Sheriff John Ingram addressed the Board of Commissioners at our December meeting, discussing traffic law enforcement and animal control within our Town.  He announced that his Deputies have begun patrolling within the Town looking for speeding and stop sign violations.  For a few weeks offenders will only receive warnings; after this initial period tickets will be issued.  The Sheriff noted that in North Carolina the State Highway Patrol’s only function is traffic enforcement and accident investigation.  Because of this, the Sheriff’s office generally defers to the SHP for traffic enforcement and thus is able to devote the Sheriff’s staff to crime prevention and investigation.

 

Animal control issues are still under exploration.  The Sheriff’s office just took over the function earlier this year and is still in the process of establishing procedures.  Staff availability is a major problem since the Sheriff’s office were not given any additional staff positions when they took over animal control.  However, they have implemented a volunteer program and already have over 200 volunteers helping with the care and adoption of animals. 

 

The Sheriff noted that there is a big problem with cat reproduction in the county, including both pet cats and feral cats, with people abandoning adult cats and kittens at the shelter in large numbers.  [NOTE:  the amazingly hard working no-kill animal rescue group Paws-Ability has obtained a special grant that will allow them to pay for the spaying and neutering of cats in our area.  If you live within zip code 28467, have a household income below $25,000 and have personal cats or feral cats you cannot afford to spay or neuter you may be eligible for this program.  For more information call Suzanne Gurski (755-5820).]

 

                                                                       

 

Carolina Shores Quilting Guild Rose Mary Jones

 

Twenty seven members of the CS Quilters Guild met in the POA clubhouse on December 14 for a business meeting followed by a covered dish luncheon and a gift exchange.  During the meeting, eighteen teddy bears were donated for the pediatric unit of the local hospital and four quilts were presented for the Ronald McDonald House in Durham.  A beautiful king sized quilt was created by Lucy Timmerman and Barbara Hutton which also will be donated as an auction item when the Ronald McDonald House has its major fund raiser in February.

 

Carol Naas showed a mesh beach bag sample which will be January’s instructional workshop.

 

Visitors or prospective members are welcome to attend our meeting at 9:30 a.m. on January 11th at the POA Clubhouse.  No experience is necessary.

 

                                                                       

 

New HorizonsBetty Bond

Twenty two of us enjoyed a lovely Christmas luncheon at Crow Creek on December 11, thanks to the generosity of a bequest made by Trinka Moore.

 

Hope to see you on January 8th at 5p.m. for our meeting.  Dues will be collected and there will be discussion concerning a new coordinator for 2013.  Nancy Bradbury has served for 3 years; it is time for someone else to take over.  Nancy has been a terrific coordinator, and we all thank her for the time and effort she has put into it.

 

Hope everyone enjoyed their holidays.

 

                                                                       

 

Needlework NewsMargie Pettersen

The Needlework group assembled at the POA on Monday, December 10, 2012.  This group meets in the POA Board Room* on the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. to sit and knit (or crochet).  We have no officers or dues and you’ll find us around the table chatting and working.  We stop at 11:30 to eat our bag lunches and share a dessert brought by a member.

 

We welcome donations of yarn or needlework supplies of any kind and use the donated yarn for some of our charitable works.  We recently received a large donation of materials from Leo Jarmusz.  His wife, Ann, who passed away a few years ago, was artistic and craft-oriented and adorned their house with the many beautiful things that she made.  We have patterns and books on candle-wicking, basketry, perforated lamp shades, counted cross-stitch, smocking, net-darning, knitting, and crocheting available to anyone in the community who may wish to try any of these crafts.

 

If you’re new to the community and love working with your hands, this is the group for you.  You don’t have to be experienced to join us; we have members willing to help with knitting, crocheting, or needlework crafts.  Our next meeting will be on January 14, 2013.  Mary Ann Ketcham will provide the dessert.

 

*Please enter through the POA office to access the Board Room.

 

                                                                       

 

 

Garden Club NewsRosemary Connell

 

Thanks to Mary Shafer and Maureen Farley for hosting a wonderful Christmas luncheon at the Surf Club.

 

Our next meeting will be on January 9 and we invite everyone to come and join us.

 

Our annual Scholarship Luncheon and Card Party will be held on February 6. Tickets will be available

at the January meeting.

 

We would like to wish everyone in Carolina Shores a Healthy and Happy New year.

 

A special thank you to all who volunteered to help in decorating the POA this year. If you are able to volunteer, we will be taking the decorations down on January 3, 2013 at 10 a.m.

Picture: (from L to R) Ron & Ellen Pecina, Jack & Joanne Bendy, Grace & Ed Farley, Catherine Sludds & Kay Forbes.  Photograph taken by Teddy Altreuter.

 

 

 

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Book Discussion GroupMargie Pettersen

 

A discussion was held among the members present at our December 21, 2012 meeting about our book selection, The Language of Flowers: A Novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.  This compelling novel follows the angst of a young teen, Victoria, recently emancipated from the foster care system and working at a flower store.  She is pleased to discover that her carefully chosen floral arrangements seem to have a magical effect on their recipients.  One person commented, “It was wonderful and gave me a whole new view of the meaning of flowers and the possible effects on people.”

 

However, some felt the book was “difficult to read” and depressing since it dealt with some powerful and difficult topics: homelessness, mental illness, and the callous treatment of children.  Needless to say, this book evoked a variety of responses and led to an interesting discussion of the problems facing foster children today, nature of love, emotional detachment, family, forgiveness, and healing.

 

At our next meeting on January 18 we will discuss Alice’s Piano: The Life of Alice Herz-Sommer by Melissa Muller, Reinhold Peichocki, and Alice Herz-Sommer.  This is a biography of Alice Herz-Sommer, whose piano playing at the Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1942, gave her fellow prisoners some brightness in a time of suffering.  Alice’s story is one of incredible courage as well as a compelling view of the power of music.”

 

The book discussion group meets monthly in the POA library at 10:00 a.m. on the third Friday of each month and always welcomes newcomers.  If you love to read and discuss books, this is the group for you!

 

                                                                       

 

New Friends Ellen Pecina

The New Friends gathered for their annual Christmas pot luck lunch.  There were lots of goodies to be enjoyed and recipes to be exchanged.  We even enjoyed playing a few Christmas games and singing some old tunes!  Mary Pritchard mentioned that she had collected more than $945 from the community for the South Brunswick Interfaith Council (SBIC) who are planning to present Christmas meals to many Brunswick families.  She stated that Carolina Shores was the most generous community for this annual event.  Thanks to Rosemary Jones and Wendy Horten for helping with the collection.

 

 

Mark    Your    Calendars: Travel  Events  for    2013:

 

Culinary Institute is scheduled for January 31, 2013 the meal is $15 and needs to paid by

January 9, 2013 at our next meeting.. See Suzanne Kirksey if you are interested.

 

 

Jersey Night (or day) with Frank Valle and the Four Seasons imitators on February

21 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $21.  Lunch will be at the Carolina Roadhouse starting at

12:30 p.m.  with a fixed price meal at $13.  Deadline is January 9. please see Wendy Horten if you are interested.

 

 

March will be an event at the IMAX theater – 3D and this date is TBD. Gail Cohen will have more details at the next New Friends meeting in January.

 

Suzanne Kirksey will be leading the New Friends for our January meeting which is always the second Tuesday of the month.  Suzanne will also discuss tentative plans for April for a 2 day trip to Charleston.  If you interested, please see Suzanne about this event.

 

 

Run For Food which is another annual event for the SBIC will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Ocean Isle Beach. This is a 5K walk or run.  I happened to have done the walk last year and it turned out to be a beautiful day and we had lots of participants.  We enjoyed some bagels and other refreshments after the walk.  The entry fee is $30 which includes a new sport shirt to wear for this event and your making a contribution to SBIC as well. Contact: Mary Pritchard for an application.

 

Happy & healthy New Year to all of our community!

                                                                       

 

Renegade News Debbie O’Dell

 

Tee time for January is 9:32.  Monthly hosts for January are Karen Hertling & Kathy Hahl.

The January luncheon is Wednesday January 16, 2013 at Jasmine's at Brunswick Plantation.  The cost is $12 (make checks payable to “Renegades").  Your hosts are Karen Hertling & Kathy Hahl.  The sign-up sheet is posted at the clubhouse. Payment is due by January 8.

 

Reminder:  Renegade dues of $20 are due before or at the luncheon - as are the 2013 handicap fee ($20.00) for non-members of CSGCC.  Please make check payable to 'The Renegades'.  If you are going to be away or are not attending the luncheon and plan on rejoining for 2013, PLEASE get your 2013 dues paid by January 16, so we can get the new Renegade membership book published in a timely fashion.

New members are welcome if you are a POA member in good standing.  If you would like to join the Renegades in 2013 please contact Kay Craig-President at 575-1145.  You may also sign-up for the luncheon where we award prizes for 2012 performance and kick-off our 2013 season and install new officers.  If you are a new member joining us for the luncheon, please contact the luncheon hosts Karen Hertling 579-1916 or Kathy Hahl 575-4783.

                                                                       

 

Sunday Scramble--Diana Mardall

Carolina Shores Sunday Scramble Group finished 2012 on a beautiful, sunny and warm day at Crow Creek – shorts in December!  I guess that’s why we’re in North Carolina. The format was a Texas scramble with two low nets and full handicap.  The winning team with a score of 103 was Gary Hertling, Karen Hertling, Gloria Schroppe and Floyd Schroppe.  Second place with a score of 111 was Frank Pritchett, Diana Mardall, Dee Gillin and a blind.  In third place with a score of 116 were Sally Nolan, Linda Mullins, Will Groner and Mal MacRaild.  Fourth place (match of cards) with a score of 120 was Bill Southard, Elaine Southard, Doug Falls and Jean Falls.  Later we all gathered at Tamer's for cocktails, appetizers and a wonderful dinner, prize money and door prizes.  (Visit website to view group photo at Annual Christmas Party).

Diana Mardall will continue as President, Joe Gallo agreed to continue in 2013 as our DOG (Director of Golf) and has already booked some courses.  Will Groner resigned as Treasurer (a big thank you Will for all your years taking care of our finances) and Gloria Schroppe was coerced into taking on this job, thank you Gloria!  Dues will remain at $12 per person, please get your money to Diana Mardall or Gloria Schroppe.

On Sunday, January 13 we're heading to Meadowlands to check out their new greens.  The cost is $35 and the first tee time is 9:38 a.m.  Hosts will be Bill and Elaine Southard, the sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board at the POA.  Courses for the remainder of the year will be posted on the POA bulletin board and or e-mailed to you.  As usual, we need members to volunteer to be golf hosts for each month – please sign up.

New members are always welcome – we’re a fun group of people who, on the 2nd Sunday of each month, don’t take the game of golf too seriously!  Come out and play one day and discover what a good time we have!  Questions?  Call Diana Mardall at 575-7804.

 

 

 

Carolina Shores Bowling League – Sharon Lynch

 

We have started the 2nd half of our bowling season and as always are looking for any new subs or regular bowlers!  Come join the fun on Tuesday night at Planet Fun in Shallotte.  If interested please contact Sharon Lynch at 910-575-2106 or Mal MacRaild at 910-880-4166.

 

Bowling scores for November 20 – Men:  Joe Fioravanti bowled a 227 game with a 579 series, Johnny Lynch had a 194 game with a 497 series, Bob Browning bowled a 176 with a 431 series and Mike Riccitelli had a 170 game with a 494 series.  Women: Karen Oldman bowled a 171 game with a 479 series, Beverly Farmarco had a 164 game with a 384 series, Gloria Schroppe bowled a 161 game with a 406 series and Marilyn Davidson had a 160 game with a 439 series.

 

Bowling scores for November 27 – Men:  Johnny Lynch bowled a 189 game with a 465 series, Vince Hammerl had a 181 game with a 520 series, Mal MacRaild bowled a 180 game with a 463 series and Joe Fioravanti had a 177 game with a 475 series. Women:  Sharon Lynch bowled a 181 game with a 448 series, Linda Pennington had a 167 game with a 444 series, Deb Courtemarche bowled a 165 game with a 474 series and Beverly Farmarco had a 161 game with a 437 series.

 

Bowling scores for December 4 – Men:  Johnny Lynch bowled a 225 game with a 637 series, WOW!! Joe Fioravanti had a 205 game with a 538 series, Bob Browning bowled a 188 game with a 489 series and Don Rose had a 178 game with a 508 series.  Women: Diana Mardell bowled a 181 game with a 454 series, Kathy Hahl had a 159 game with a 428 series, Gloria Schroppe bowled a 159 with a 416 series and Sally Nolan bowled a 156 game with a 383 series.

 

Bowling scores for December 11 – Men:  Johnny Lynch bowled a 207 game with a 588 series, Bob Browning had a 207 game with a 525 series, Ron Britt bowled a 200 game with a 529 series and Mike Romola had a 182 game with a 451 series. Women:  Linda Pennington bowled a 192 game with a 489 series, Marilyn Davidson had a 174 game with a 459 series, Deb Courtemarche bowled a 163 game with a 427 series and Karen Oldman had a 162 game with a 411 series.

 

We had our Holiday Bowling Dinner on December 11 at The Starz Grill before bowling. The food was wonderful as always and a good time was had by all!!! Thanks to Bryan and Kelly for the dinner and service. A special thanks goes out to my daughter Jessica Lynch for making the beautiful centerpieces and helping make sure everything went great that night!!!!!

 

Bowling scores for December 18 – Men:  Joe Fioravanti bowled a 237 game with a 616 series, this is the highest scratch game so far this year!! Way to go Joe!!  Johnny Lynch had a 196 game with a 566 series, Bob Bosman bowled a 191 game with a 504 series and Joe Weiler bowled a 190 game with a 499 series. Women:  Linda Pennington bowled a 181 game with a 487 series, Gloria Schroppe had a 171 game with a 410 series, Marilyn Davidson bowled a 170 with a 470 series and Karen Oldman had a 170 game with a 431 series.

 

                                                                       

 

Tennis News Bob Anthony

Now that the Conspicuous Caloric Consumption (CCC) that takes place during the Holidays is behind us (both figuratively & literally), it's time to get serious about getting/staying active.  A great way to do that is by joining your friends & neighbors in open tennis every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.  Our tennis courts are beautiful and open to all POA members in good standing.  Hope to see you there.       

 

 

Carolina Shores Niners Betty Kibblehouse

 

We had a wonderful Christmas Lunch on December 13 at the Surf Club and a lot of fun with our “Yankee Swap” gifts.  Thank you President Violet for making all the arrangements.

 

Our Annual Meeting/Awards Luncheon and Installation of Officers will be on Thursday, January 17, 2013.

 

Please keep your eye on the Niners table for a sign-up sheet and additional information as to time, place and cost. Dues for the coming year are $20.00.

 

Weekly Play: Niners play every Thursday morning at the Carolina Shores Golf Club.  Ladies who are just learning the game, golfers who are older and can’t play 18, or ladies who just WANT to play 9 - this group is for you.  This is a friendly and sociable group.  If interested, contact Violet Collins at 579-1373 for additional details.  Pat Herdic is our Pairings Coordinator for January.

 

                                                                       

 

New Neighbors -- Flo Pflaster and Eva Jensen

Name: Ellen and Bill Hipp

Address; 33 Brassie

Phone: 579-7255

Email: wchipp@atmc.net

Ellen and Bill with their two dogs, Maggie and Benji, moved to Carolina Shores in mid-October from Sherman, Connecticut.  Ellen worked as an assistant town clerk and Bill was a supervisor for building and grounds.  She likes to crochet and they both love the beach.  They are looking forward to becoming active in their new community.

Name: Linda Mullins

Address: 5 Gate 6

Phone: 301-904-6987

Email: lmullins956@atmc.net

 

Linda and her two dogs, Georgia and Roofus moved here in July from Maryland.  She worked as a program manager for the Navy.  She loves to golf, play darts and horseshoes, cook and spend time on the beach.  She is enjoying her new life here and glad to be out of the cold weather.

 

Name: Eileen and John Klecan

Address: 58 Carolina Shores Pkwy

Phone: 579-3872

Email: salty12@atmc.net

 

Eileen and John came here in early November.  They are originally from Islip, NY but have been living in South Carolina for several years.  He worked his entire career at the Northport Power Station on Long Island and she was a teacher’s assistant for special needs children and also worked for a pediatrician.  Their daughter lives in Little River and their son lives in Minnesota with his family.  They have two grandchildren, one was just born a few weeks ago.  Eileen and John love the beach.  He likes boating, swimming in the ocean, golf, gardening and sports.  She loves crafts and makes her own greeting cards.  She crochets and likes to read.  They will find lots to do in Carolina Shores!

 

If you recently purchased a home in Carolina Shores and have not been greeted by the Welcoming Committee, please contact Flo at 575-6243 or dfp324@atmc.net

 

 

 

   

 

I would like to thank all our good friends in Carolina Shores for the cards and calls we received on the passing of Ronald.

 

Karoline Hayes and Family

 

 

 

 

In Memoriam

Thomas Patrick O'Reilly

Betty Phares

Ronald Hayes

 

                                                                       

 

   Sales         and       Service 

Dog walking or sitting in my home  Will walk dogs or watch for the day or while you are on vacation, must bring to my house and must be housebroken. $10.00 per day. Call Mae Kerr at 575-2209.

Rattan Couch with flowered cushions in very good condition. $200.00 Call Mae or Ed at 575-2209.

Collection of Norman Rockwell mugs.  Never been used.  One dozen for $200.  Call Mae or Ed at 575-2209.

Avon Are you looking for an Avon representative?  Call Mae at 575-2209

Golf Clinics $25 each or private lessons at Ocean Ridge with Martin Sludds, PGA Golf Coach.  910-269- 1635

Alterations&Custom Sewing.  London College of Fashion qualified with 30 years experience. Call Catherine Sludds at 910-579-1327

Massage Parties in your home.  Hostess gets free massage.  Lots of Fun.  Call Gloria at 575-5975 for details

Want to Buy - Ladies One Speed Bicycle

Phone 910-579-4231, or

Email golden@atmc.net

 

Computer Repairs- Do you need your computer fixed or upgrade to Windows 7?  call Vaughn MacEntee at 575-7515 .

Housecleaning-Need help around the house with cleaning, give me call? Carolina Shores resident.

Linda Exum 575-0948

 

 

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January 2013

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

1:00 Multi Media Painting

 

2

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

7:00 Dup. Bridge

3

 

8:15 Tai Chi Cha

 

9:30 Mah Jongg

 

7:00 Men’s Poker

4

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

6:30 Men’s Poker

5

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

 

6

 

7

9:15 Tai Chi Cha

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

7:00 Ladies Poker

.

8

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

10:30 New Friends

 

1:00 Multi Media Painting

 

5:00 New Horizons

 

9

9:30 CSPOA

Board Meeting

 

1:00 Garden Club

 

7:00 Dup. Bridge

 

 

10

 

8:15 Tai Chi Cha

 

9:30 Mah Jongg 

 

7:00 Men’s Poker

11

 

9:30 Quilting Guild

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

6:30 Men’s Poker

12

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

13

 

Sunday Scramble Group

 

14

9:15 Tai Chi Cha

10:00 Needlework

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

7:00 Ladies Poker

15

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

1:00 Multi Media Painting

16

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

7:00 Dup. Bridge

17

 

8:15 Tai Chi Cha

 

9:30 Mah Jongg 

 

7:00 Men’s Poker

18

 

10:00 Book Discussion Group

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

6:30 Men’s Poker

19

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

Private Function

20

21

9:15 Tai Chi Cha

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

7:00 Ladies Poker

22

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

1:00 Multi Media Painting

23

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

7:00 Dup. Bridge

24

 

8:15 Tai Chi Cha

 

9:30 Mah Jongg 

 

7:00 Men’s Poker

25

 

9:30 Quilting Guild

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

6:30 Men’s Poker

26

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

27

28

9:15 Tai Chi Cha

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

7:00 Ladies Poker

29

 

8:30 Tai Chi Cha

 

1:00 Multi Media Painting

30

 

1:00 Ladies Cards

 

7:00 Dup. Bridge

31

 

8:15 Tai Chi Cha

 

9:30 Mah Jongg 

 

7:00 Men’s Poker

 

 

 

 

 

Regularly Scheduled Events

POA Clubhouse

Exercise Class      Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:00 a.m.

Tennis Court

Tennis                    Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:00 a.m.

 

Recycle Center Schedule

Windshield Sticker Required

Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays 7:00 a.m. 12:00 noon

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.

Closed Fridays and Sundays

 

 

Please Note: in 2013 the Recycle Center will close on the following holidays:

Labor Day, Monday, September 2; Thanksgiving, November 28-29; and Christmas, December 24-25. 

 

Important

 

DO NOT LEAVE CAR PARKED AT THE TRASH COMPACTOR WHEN DISCARDING ITEMS IN THE RECYCLE BINS

The following meetings are held at the POA clubhouse:

 

The CSPOA Board of Directors will meet January 9 at 9:30 a.m. in the main room of the POA clubhouse.

The Architectural Control Committee meets the first and third Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the ACC office.

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