As your newly elected President of Brunswick Newcomers, I want to introduce myself to you. I was born in Scotland (I won’t tell you when), my family immigrated to the USA in 1967 to the Detroit area. After college and some work experience, I moved to the Chicago area where I met wife Carol, we have been married for 42 years with three children and three grandchildren. Carol and I moved to St James in 2016 with our English Bulldogs. We joined newcomers that year and got involved with the wine committee in 2017 and we currently co-chair it. I was elected to 1st Vice President of BNC in 2019 serving with Elizabeth Szala. I am honored to be the President of BNC and look forward to meeting you.
I am excited to announce that our 2022/23 year will be starting soon. Our first general meeting will be on September 20th at the Trinity Methodist Church, 209 E. Nash St, Southport, across the street from the post office. Please plan on arriving between 9:15 and 9:30 AM, we will have coffee and snacks ready. This will give you the opportunity to sign up for the many events already planned for the upcoming months. Don't forget to bring your check book or cash.
The Lunch Bunch has been very busy and has three lunches already scheduled thru the end of the year. The Social committee has two sunset cruises scheduled for Oct 5 & 6 and they are also planning an Oktoberfest party for late October. A Wine Tasting gathering at the Wine Rack in Southport is in the works too. Our Travel Committee is always busy and has trips lined up to Washington, DC, Savannah and Jekyll Island, SC, as well as Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.
Our guest speaker is Deputy Willie Rae, from the Brunswick Sheriff’s Office discussing volunteer opportunities. The “Give Back 2 Brunswick” charity recipient this month is Mathew's Ministry, please check out the donation details on our newly revised website at brunswicknewcomers.com.
I look forward to seeing many of you on September 20th.
President, Brunswick Newcomers