To Contact Board Members or the POA: 579-2044 or e-mail at

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:                  


Message from the BoardPete Gulliver, President



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 Clerk’s Office.  These liens are public documents:


Gere & Marge Dale - 46 Calabash Dr.

Ernest D. & Joy Hancock - 4 Cleek Ct.

Thomas & Terrie Kirby - 5 Gate 11

Deborah Langdon - 89 Carolina Shores Dr

Kenneth & Kelly Massey- 6 Buoy Ct.

Teresa Merwin - 8 Myrtlewood Dr.

Martin Quinlan - 6 Lakeview Ct.

F. Wade Sutton - 14 Cleek Ct.




Our annual meeting is on Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.  This is our opportunity for board members to report to the membership, for the board to discuss their goals for 2014 and to answer questions.  In addition, we will hold an election to fill the three vacant seats on the POA board.  YOU WILL BE RECEIVING A BALLOT AND PROXY STATEMENT BY MAIL – PLEASE FILL IT OUT AND RETURN IT.


Our club house has a new floor and tables and chairs!  Our house committee members and members of the board

have devoted many hours to this project and the result of their diligence can be seen.  The “to do” list, which should be completed in the next few weeks, includes recovering the valances, hanging the re-framed pictures, installing the new buffet counter and installing sound absorbing panels.  A special thanks goes to Linda Rugg who has spent countless hours keeping track of this project. 


In compliance with the POA's mowing agreement with The Town, our community has been reimbursed for $4200 for the 9 months of grounds maintenance performed in 2013 on the Town's property within our community.  The Board determined that an appropriate use of this money would be to pay for landscaping enhancements around our club house. Phase one of the three phase project was completed in November and phase two is planned for this Spring.  This project is being accomplished through the efforts of Joanne Bendy, Phyllis Hartley and Al Franklin.


Our House Committee has asked me to advise everyone that we now have a small and easy to operate vacuum cleaner available at the club house.  It is much easier for members of your group to assist in maintaining our newly renovated club house.  Crumbs left on the floor are not only unsightly, but they can cause an ant infestation.

Board members Linda Pennington and Mike Riccitelli are retiring after several years of tireless community service. Please extend a “thank you” to Linda and Mike. 


Mike Riccitelli would like to take this opportunity to:

Thank each and every board member I served with for the last 4 years and to share some observations with our residents. It was a pure pleasure serving on the board.  The things that we accomplished are numerous.  Just to list a few:  new sand filters for the pool, new motors and piping for the pool, doing the pool deck and the inside of the pool over, new Bocce courts, two new handicap ramps, etc.


I'd like to wish the board health and luck on your continuing success.  I wish the best for Joyce and Marlene on being elected to the board.  You two are very lucky to have the present board members to serve with.  I'd like to thank all my committees I served with (Recreation, Communications, Advisory).  I'd also like to thank Merrilee Burns and Linda Rugg for all their help and support.


Lastly, I'd like to ask all property owners to volunteer for any and all positions that are open.  The Board of Directors put in countless hours (which they receive no salary) to make Carolina Shores a place people are proud to live in.  Without volunteers we will have to hire a management team. If that happens our dues will be a lot more.  And, I know for a fact, we (property owners) will never get the support that we receive now.


Thanking everyone in advance.


Yours truly,


Mike Riccitelli










Reminder- all group and club leaders need to fill out signup sheets for 2014 to reserve your time and dates for the clubhouse.


Reminder:  If you live on the following streets you may pick up the POA's copies of your house plans and plot plans:






Calabash CT

Calabash DR

Canal Way

Carolina Shores DR

Carolina Shores PKY


COURTS 1 – 12



Deer Run

East Pine




GATES 2 - 6








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.comDo not use the office email.  Be sure to include the name of the activity in the “subject” line of your email.  Thank you.


Having Trouble Paying Your POA Dues? – Kerry Jarrell, Board Treasurer

The CSPOA Board of Directors has established a process to assist members who might have financial difficulties in meeting their dues obligation in a timely manner.  Any resident with such needs should submit a written request to the:


CSPOA Treasurer, 17 Lakeview Drive, Carolina Shores, NC  28467


If you would prefer to send the request by email, the email address is


The request should be submitted no later than February 28.  All requests will be handled confidentially.




Do You Need a Little Help? Joyce Dunn


Are you currently ill or injured and in need of local transportation to the doctor or someone to pick up your groceries or prescription?  Could you use a home-cooked meal or two to help you through a short-term health problem?  Perhaps someone to walk your dog or sweep off your driveway.  If you need any of these services, the Carolina Shores Care Team is here to help.  We are a group of volunteers willing to step in and help you solve such short-term problems.  If you need help – or if you would be willing to become a Care Team volunteer – please call Joyce Dunn at 575-0825.




Charity Luncheon - Sandra Reczenski


Charity Luncheon and Card Party is being held on February 18, 2014 at Ryan's restaurant, US 17, North Myrtle Beach SC.  Cost is $15.00 per person for lunch and games.  Sponsored by the Calabash Fire Department Auxiliary.  Proceeds to benefit the work of the Calabash Fire Department and Auxiliary.  For tickets call Cindy at 575-5010.




Sunset River Marketplace Events - Dariel Bendin


 The Brushwork Society: A Low Country Exhibition - Now through March 11, 2014

This group show by a selection of award-winning local artists features watercolors, oils and acrylic paintings depicting much loved images of coastal Carolina.  Free.


Creative Exchange - Design For the Lazy Gardener presented by Hannelore Palmer

February. 12, 2014, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

 Hannelore specializes in low maintenance design and coastal Carolina ecology.  Get tips and ideas for your own garden.  Seating is limited; please call 910-575-5999 for reservations.  Free.


Sunset River Marketplace, 10283 Beach Dr (Hwy 179), Calabash, NC 28467

Winter hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.





Needlework NewsMargie Pettersen


The Needlework group assembled at the POA clubhouse in the boardroom on Monday, January 13, 2014.  This group meets on the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. to sit and knit or crochet. We always appreciate donations of yarn to be used for our charitable works.  We’d like to extend a big “thank you” to Joyce Dunn who recently donated yarn to the group.  Call Margie Pettersen at 860-307-3175 if you have yarn to donate.


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.  After we meet, we eat our bag lunches and share a dessert.  Flo Zydzik will be providing dessert at our next meeting, February 10, 2014.


Please note: this group meets in the POA boardroom so as not to interfere with the exercise group in progress.  Please enter through the POA office



New Friends Flo Pflaster


Joyce Dunn led our January meeting at Sunrise Pancake House in Calabash.  We had a great time with activities planned by Joyce to talk to each other in various groups based on where we grew up and our hobbies and interests.  We got to know the individuals a lot more this way!  We also had a great lunch.

We got updates and information about what is happening around our neighborhood. We were informed that our own Mary Pritchard has been hospitalized.  We all wish her well.


Mary Anne Ketcham asked how we can insure adequate communication to residents without computers and several suggestions were made.  Maslin Kain asked for a few volunteers to help develop a system to assist people in need during emergencies.


Maslin also discussed AARP’s role in helping people with filing their annual taxes.  Trained volunteers are at the Hickman Library at scheduled times beginning in February, and will e-file most uncomplicated forms.


The group was reminded that the annual POA meeting and Board election takes place on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the POA clubhouse.


Several members discussed outings and trips they would like to participate in.  All that’s needed are some planners!

Joyce Dunn has been in contact with Brunswick Electric who is willing to send a speaker to our next meeting to discuss ways to reduce our electricity bills.  Joyce Disano offered to lead the February meeting.


Mark your calendars and read this column monthly so you don’t miss out on these fun events!  New Friends meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the POA clubhouse unless otherwise announced. Everyone is welcome. You do not need to be new to attend.  There are no officers or dues, just a friendly group of people who enjoy being with others.  Please remember to bring a non perishable food item for the SBIC pantry.



New Horizons SinglesBetty Bond

We had a short, but enjoyable meeting on January 14, 2014.  The food was exceptionally good, dues were collected, and we have a new coordinator.  Alice Johnson volunteered to be coordinator for 2014.  Thank you, Alice; we appreciate your taking the position.  Our thanks to Madeline Mahony for serving this past year.  We welcomed Jean Mann to our group and hope she will continue to attend our meetings.


The next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the POA clubhouse at 5:00 p.m.  Madeline Mahony and I will have some trivia games to play; we will try to keep you entertained.  Of course there will be prizes, so come prepared to think!


Anyone who missed the January meeting, please bring your $5.00 dues with you.

Book Discussion Group – Margie Pettersen


A lively discussion was held at our January 17, 2014 meeting to discuss our book selections:  And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini, and Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran.  Although many of us had read and enjoyed previous books by Hosseini, most agreed that this was not up to par to his previous books and were disappointed that the book was disjointed and shifted between characters too much.  However, the book by Michelle Moran was enthusiastically received and received high praise from its readers.  Everyone agreed that they learned a great deal about the French Revolution, French society, and the creation of wax sculptures by Marie Grosholtz (Tussaud), who later became famous around the world for her art.


Afterwards, we enjoyed a potluck luncheon in the newly decorated POA community room.  At our next meeting on March 21, 2014 we will discuss February - Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue or Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. 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.



Carolina Shores Quilting Guild Nancy Sneska


This month on January 10, the Carolina Shores Quilt Guild went on a shop hop.  A number of members met at the Carolina Shores Town Hall.  We visited Quilting in the Carolinas and The Quilter's Cottage.  Members went to the Dead Dog Saloon and enjoyed lunch.  A short business meeting was conducted before lunch.  Several upcoming quilting events were mentioned.


Anyone interested in finding out more about our quilt group should attend our monthly meeting on the second Friday of each month at 9:30 a.m.  Experience in quilting is not required.  There are members ready to help with instruction.  (The Quilt group will have its business meeting the 4th Friday of February instead of the usual 2nd Friday due to a conflict in planning.)



Garden Club NewsRosemary Connell


Our January program was presented by Terri Dohring of Carolina Greens.  Beautiful, unique, Fairy Gardens were the topic.  These whimsical gardens can go in almost any container and Carolina Greens carries so many varieties of tiny plants and miniatures.  Terri brought along several completed gardens for us to enjoy.


Once again this year the Garden Club will be having a yard sale, proceeds of which will go to our Scholarship fund.  Watch the bulletin for more information.


Come one, Come all, to the Carolina Shores Garden Club’s annual Scholarship Luncheon and Card Party.  A fun afternoon is planned at the Surf Club in North Myrtle Beach on Wednesday, February 12, 2014.   Gather some friends, an old board game or some cards and come join us.   Tickets are $22.00.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Elaine Southard at 575-0536.



Tennis News Bob Anthony


As the days begin to lenghten and the cold begins to strenghten, tennis is still alive and well at our courts.  Come join your friends and neighbors at open tennis every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m.  Remember, everyone showing up will get to play.  See you out there.




Renegade News Debbie Creamer

The Renegades Annual Membership and Awards Luncheon was held Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Brick Landing.  Thanks to Donna Powers and Nancy Rubin for a great luncheon.  Recognitions were given for 2013 birdies, low putts, chip-ins, and a Hole-In-One by Pauline Millosky and an Eagle by Debbie O’ Dell.  Awards were given for Most Improved Player (Kathy Harniman) and Ringers -- Flight A - Sue Hensler, Flight B – Geri McTighe and Flight C – Kay Craig (not pictured).  See pictures below.  We welcomed our new member, Sue Keck.


Geri McTighe, Sue Hensler, Carolyn Bosman                          Carolyn Bosman, Geri McTighe                               Geri McTighe, Kathy Harniman, Carolyn Bosman


                Click on pictures to view larger size


Chairpersons for our regular weekly play in February are Donna Watkins and Kay Craig.  Tee Times for February start at 10:04 a.m.  Check sign-up sheet weekly in case of changes.


Weekly Play:  Renegades play every Thursday morning at the Carolina Shores Golf Club.  This is a friendly and sociable group.  If you have just moved to the area and enjoy golf or have lived here for years and have decided you would like to play golf in a league, you may contact our President, Martha Hannon, at 579-8194 or Debbie Creamer at 575-8163 for more details.



Sunday Scramble--Diana Mardall


We had 18 players venture out to the Scramble Group’s first outing in 2014 on January 12 at Carolina Shores.  It was very wet and muddy, but we all had a good time, the sun was shining, and by the time we finished, it had warmed up nicely.  A late lunch at Mulligan’s rounded out the day.  Thank you Carol and Will Groner for hosting.


Winners were:  1st – Mal MacRaild, Bob Bosman and Joyce Dunn; 2nd – Frank Pritchard, Joe Gallo, Diana Mardall, Isle Bateman; 3rd – Kerry Jarrell, Gloria Schroppe, Carol Groner.


February play will be at Oyster Bay, first tee time is at 8:28 a.m. and the cost is $35 plus tax, which includes breakfast, lunch and two beverages.  Jean and Doug Falls will be hosting (presuming they find their way back to Carolina Shores from South America).  The signup sheet is on the bulletin board in the POA meeting room.


We are still in need of people to sign up for hosting a couple of months next year so check your calendars.  Member dues are $12 per player; please get your dues to Gloria.


New members are always welcome.  If you would like a “test run” of the group prior to joining, please call Diana Mardall at 910-575-7804 or sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board in the POA clubhouse.



New Neighbors  – Flo Pflaster and Eva Jensen


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








In Memoriam


Dennis Hutton

Dottie Russo

Robert Plourde

Nathaniel Peavy










Sales         and       Service

Dog walking or sitting in my home 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.

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

Golf Clinics $25 each or private lessons at Thistle Golf Club with Martin Sludds, PGA Golf Coach.  910-368-5669.

Piano, Violin lessons.  Graduate of New England Conservatory.  Call Susan Scott at 910-579-0887.

 Need Help!  Are you looking for someone to sit with your husband or take him to the doctor, etc.?  Call Arnold (pool security) at 910-575-6428.

Moving/Organization - whether selling your house or just need to organize or refresh, call Grace at 910-575-5369.  Satisfaction a certainty.  Free Estimates.

 Ladies' Massage Party - Fun and relaxation with friends and a massage, too! All are good for you! Hostess receives complimentary massage. Call  910-575-5975 for details . Gloria Schroppe NC Lic. # 6366

Experienced home health care provider, certified in CPR and First Aid is seeking employment for full or part-time position, hours and time are flexible day or night.  Please call Shawn at 910-363-7209.

Personal Assistant/Concierge - Errands; Doctors Visits; Grocery/Gift Shopping; Correspondence; Professional Party/Event Planner - Trusted State-Licensed CS Neighbor - Reliable, Resourceful, Energetic  Call Karen at 910-880-0506

Personal Assistant/Concierge - Errands; Doctors Visits; Grocery/Gift Shopping; Correspondence; Professional Party/Event Planner - Trusted State-Licensed CS Neighbor - Reliable, Resourceful, Energetic  Call Karen at 910-880-0506

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
























8:15 Tai Chi Chih


3:00 Annual Meeting






9:15 Tai Chi Chih

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

6:30 Ladies Poker




1:00 Multi Media Painting





9:15 Tai Chi Chih


1:00 Ladies Cards




9:30 Mah Jongg 


7:00 Men’s Poker




1:00 Ladies Cards


6:30 Men’s Poker



8:15 Tai Chi Chih




Sunday Scramble Group




9:15 Tai Chi Chih

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

6:30 Ladies Poker



10:30 New Friends


1:00 Multi Media Painting





9:30  Board Meeting


Garden Club at Surf Club



9:30 Mah Jongg 


7:00 Men’s Poker



9:00 Quilter Guild


1:00 Ladies Cards


6:30 Men’s Poker



8:15 Tai Chi Chih





9:15 Tai Chi Chih

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

6:30 Ladies Poker




1:00 Multi Media Painting




9:15 Tai Chi Chih


1:00 Ladies Cards





9:30 Mah Jongg 


7:00 Men’s Poker



10:00 Book Discussion Group


1:00 Ladies Cards


6:30 Men’s Poker



8:15 Tai Chi Chih







9:15 Tai Chi Chih

1:00 Ladies Bridge

1:00 Mah Jongg

6:30 Kings Row

6:30 Ladies Poker



1:00 Multi Media Painting




9:15 Tai Chi Chih


1:00 Ladies Cards




9:30 Mah Jongg 


7:00 Men’s Poker


9:00 Quilter Guild


1:00 Ladies Cards


6:30 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 2014 the Recycle Center will close on the following holidays:

Labor Day, Monday, September 1; Thanksgiving, November 27-28; and Christmas, December 24-25. 






The following meetings are held at the POA clubhouse:


The CSPOA Annual Meeting will meet February 1, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the POA clubhouse.

The CSPOA Board of Directors will meet February 12, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the POA clubhouse.

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


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