Brunswick Newcomers Club
            

 

New to Brunswick County, North Carolina? Or have you lived here any length of time and just want to meet new friends?  We want to meet YOU! Come join us on the third Wednesday of each month (except in December, June, July or August) at the Murrow Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church, located across from the Southport Post Office on Nash Street. (view map).  Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Become involved in local events, activities and entertainment. Learn about local history and folklore, and find your way around the area.

Our Mission:  To provide the opportunity to connect with new friends, organize social engagements, learn new things from member volunteer-taught classes and gain information about our area.  We want our members' experience to be full of smiles and laughter, fun experiences, new memories and lasting friendships.

 

Need to mail something to us?  Send to:  

  Brunswick Newcomers Club....PO Box 10861....Southport,  NC 28461

The next General Membership Meeting Is Wednesday, May 17, 2017, At Murrow Hall in the Trinity United Methodist Church located across from the Southport post office on Nash Street...Doors Open At 9:30am....Have A Wonderful Day. 

   


 

President’s Message

 

Greetings to all BNC friends-
 
Where does the time go? It seems that I just assumed my role as president of our club and now I am about to hand over the reins to a new President and Board of Directors. I can truly say it has been an honor and a joyto serve all of you. Thank you for giving me this wonderful opportunity. BNC is an amazing club with a team of dedicated volunteers and a membership of generous,involved,caring and fun people.
 
Our final meeting of the season will be held on Wednesday, May 17. We meet at Murrow Hall /Trinity United Methodist Church, located directly across from the Southport Post Office. Doors open at 9:30 am for refreshments and activity sign ups.The meeting gets underway at 10 am.
 
Our speaker this month will be author and boater extraordinaire Tanya Binford. Tanya grew up in Albuquerque,New Mexico and moved to Southport to fulfill her life-long dream of circumnavigating the "Great Loop".She completed her 5,000 mile journey around the United States at age 51.She sailed solo for 6 months aboard a 25 ft Ranger Tug.Her book"Crossing the Wake" chronicles her amazing adventure.Come and meet Tanya and hear about her trip of a lifetime!
 
Our "GIVING BACK TO BRUNSWICK" initiative for May will be the American Red Cross,Cape Fear Chapter .Michael Oppenheim, Disaster Program Specialist will tell us about the role the local Red Cross Chapter plays in assisting people who have been displaced by disaster as well as homeless veterans who need aid.

             The items listed below go into "comfort kits" that are given to clients.
                                                    Suggested Items for Donation
toothbrushes, toothpaste,dental floss
3-1 body wash(men's & women's)
deodorant(men's & women's)
disposable razors(men's & women's)
combs, brushes
lip balm
mouthwash
wash cloths
shaving cream
sewing kits
feminine hygiene products
men's & women's socks
THE ABOVE ITEMS DO NOT HAVE TO BE FULL SIZE,TRAVEL SIZE IS PREFERRED.
 
I am looking forward to welcoming you on May 17
Any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me.
 The president's door is always open!
Helenea Grace
President, BNC

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Committee News

Travel

 Check out the Travel Committee page for details. 
 
 
Social  

Check the Social Committee page for future events.

  

Lunch Bunch   

The Lunch Bunch schedule is available for the 2016-17 year.  Check out the Lunch Bunch page for details.

 

Membership  

New members and renewals are accepted throughout the year.
 
Current members will be notified of renewal for the 2016-17 year via email in the near future.  New members should contact Jeannie Rodbell at jeannierodbell@aol.com or 301-908-8348.  Click Here to access the membership form.
 
2016-17 BNC Slate of Officers.
 
 
 
From Left to Right:  Bob Patey - 2nd Vice President, Tommy Younts - 1st Vice President, Helenea Grace - President, Carol Schroeder - Secretary, William Loudermilk - Treasurer.  Photo by Ellen Dambach.

 

March 2017 Meeting

Feb 2017 Meeting

 

 

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Jan 2017 Meeting

 

 

 

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Nov 2016 Meeting

 

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Oct 2016 Meeting

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Sept 2016 Meeting

 

 

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May 2016 Meeting

 

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April 2016 Meeting

 

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March 2016 Meeting

 

 

 

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February 2016 Meeting

 

 

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January 2016 Meeting

 

 

 

    

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November 2015 Meeting

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October 2015 Meeting

 

 

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