Charlaine Hirst is a golf professional – TCP – Class A who has run this program for 9 years.

She has used golf as the ‘hook’ to embolden girls from the ages of 6-16 and consistent with the LPGA Foundation National Initiative of creating positive female role models and inspiring the girls under her tutelage of the 5 E’s  Included in this show are 5 of her students, Emma Dennis, Allie Hirst, Kate Grantham, Keely Ferdinand & Molly Ferdinand who all speak about their experiences.

  • National initiative of LPGA Foundation: Found in 1989, now 415 sites – create experiences that help girls fall in love with the game! Girl friendly, positive female role models and inspiring girls with 5 E’s
  • We EMPOWER girls with confidence and inspire them to dream BIG
  • We ENRICH girls lives by expanding their minds and horizons
  • We ENERGIZE girls with passion for the game of golf
  • We EXERCISE girls’ minds and bodies by helping them unlock their full potential
  • We ENGAGE girls with positive female role models and mentors
  • 5 E Ambassadors: Stacy Lewis, Brittany Lincicome, Lizette Salas, Lexi Thompson, and Tiffany Joh
  • To date the GG program has reached more than 500,000 girls and roughly 70,000 per year!

Our Goals as LPGA instructors/GG Site Directors are:

Keeping girls ENGAGED in sports and increasing RETENTION

Instilling CONFIDENCE and inspiring girls to live ACTIVE lifestyles

Providing social opportunities and lifelong FRIENDSHIPS

Encouraging FAMILY involvement

Helping them to EMBRACE volunteerism in their communities

MEALS ON WHEELS w/ Executive Director Rebecca Listrom

Rebecca gives us a great overview of Meals On Wheels of the Sandhills, Inc. It was started in 1974 by Ida Baker Scott for five of her friends who needed a hot, nourishing meal. This year our Volunteers will deliver approximately 24,000 meals.

Today, we have more than 100 dedicated Volunteers who donate their time and use of their vehicles to deliver an average of 100 meals each weekday, 260 days a year to those in need. Each month our lunch-time meals are delivered (Monday through Friday, including weekday holidays) to the homebound in the towns of Aberdeen, Pinebluff, Pinehurst and Southern Pines. We have no financial or age restrictions, and we receive no government funding. Meals On Wheels is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization depending entirely on private monetary help to exist.


Linda S. Sheer, BS, RN, CMTA of the Center of Awakened Health (COAH), in Southern Pines, is our featured guest. COAH ( is a residential and/or outpatient healing/teaching facility using 21st century methods for detoxification and rejuvenation health practices. Linda is joined by CHE-MOMENT author and Southern Pines resident, Chris Hamilton,,

Linda discusses diet, gmo’s, the importance of ph balance and the distinction between the acidic and alkaline properties of foods. Her nutritional programs and many forms of treatment are discussed in depth. Chris’s experience, as detailed in his book, CHE-Moment, as a 4 time cancer patient/survivor makes his conversation with Linda that much more compelling.

nutritional healing


Bill Dunlap talks with Jan Leitschuh and Fenton Wilkinson, co-founders of Sandhills Farm to Table Cooperative, about the origins of this unique community enterprise, how it is helping improve the health of local residents and the economic health of local farmers by connecting them directly. SF2T offers subscriptions of weekly boxes of 7 to 9 fruits and vegetables from Moore and contiguous Counties at their peak freshness, as well as jams, baked goods, honey and other local food products through their on-line store.

Also discussed is how SF2T economically benefits local schools and churches, and SF2T’s new Workplace Wellness program which improves not only employee health, but also employers’ profitability and the local economy by buying from local farmers.

The Arts Council of Moore County presents Ernest Hemingway’s – “PAPA – The man, the myth, the legend”

Actors Jordan Rhodes and Lynn Moore, discuss the upcoming film of their critically acclaimed play in tribute to Ernest Hemingway. The film version won the Best Historical Drama Award in the NY International Independent Film Festival. After touring for 7 years, this play has been made into a film and both these articulate and seasoned actors weave some great stories about the play, their careers and the June 12th screening of the movie at the Sunrise Theatre in Southern Pines. Ticket information :

Moore County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Nature’s Own

Karen & Milton Pilson, owners of Nature’s Own and Fore Properties Realty Inc. are this month’s co-hosts at Nature’s Own in Southern Pines. The show features conversations with many of the Chamber members from various Moore County business, educational & health care organizations, including Karen Pilson of Nature’s Own, celebrating her 25th anniversary in business. An inside glimpse is provided of this great event and Exec. Vice President of the Chamber, Linda Parsons, talks about many of the activities & benefits of a Moore County Chamber of Commerce membership.