New to Moore County? Join Newcomers to Establish Your New Community.

Many residents of Moore County have relocated here from somewhere else, and most have had to start from scratch to locate essential services, establish a social network, and feel comfortable that their new community is truly “home.” Newcomers of the Pinehurst Area is an organization that introduces new residents to one another and the community by providing social events and activities for its members.
Several members of the Newcomers group – Trudi Porter, Bill Berger, and Vicki Hancock – spoke with Bill Sahadi about the many activities we offer our members.
Hundreds of new Moore County residents, both full- and part-time, from all over the U.S. and Canada, are members of Newcomers. At $60 a couple or $30 an individual, your initial two-year membership costs less than one nice meal at a local restaurant. Our activities appeal to men and women, individuals and couples, and bring together people who form lasting friendships through shared experiences.
If you are athletically inclined, we have two weekly golf groups – one 18-hole and one 9-hole – as well as walking groups that meet several times each week. If you’re interested in seated games and activities, we offer monthly book discussion groups, bridge, Bunco, and Mah Jongg. Enjoy trying a new restaurant or socializing over tasty snacks and beverages? Then try any of our food-centered activities: Lunch Bunch, Dining Out, Fermented Fridays, coffee group, or a wine-tasting group. And so much more!
To learn more about Newcomers and our many activities, visit our web site: To join Newcomers and get started participating, download and complete the membership application available on our web site home page, and send the application with your dues check to the address on the application form. To speak directly with a Newcomers board member, call or email our membership chair, Peg Bell, at 910-725-1366 or, or our president, Alex Porter, at 910-420-2930 or

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