WOMEN OF THE PINES FUNDRAISER– THE ENCORE CENTER – THE ‘POSTMASTER’S HOUSE’ IN DOWNTOWN ABERDEEN

The Women of the Pines Fundraiser at Forest Creek – Feb. 19th

Board members Kathy Newcomb and Barb Summers join Event chair, Glenda Kirby to discuss their upcoming fundraiser, Wine/Bourbon, Cheese & Chocolate Parings Party, on Feb. 19th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Forest Creek Golf Club.  Women of the Pines is a 501 © (3) Charity.  This organization continues to think outside the box in ways to raise monies for many of the local charities they support year round.

Women of the Pines
P.O. Box 4871
Pinehurst, N.C. 28374
www.womenofthepines.org

Set 2

Encore Center’s production of Around the World in Eighty Days – Feb. 11th – 20th, 2022 

Artistic director Jacob Toth is joined by actors, Denny Orr and Bob Dyer to discuss Jules Verne’s classic. Around the World in Eighty Days is a dinner theatre production with food by Ashten’s. This ambitious production features five talented actors who portray 39 characters!

Jacob Toth also discusses the many facets of the Encore Center’s music, dance and vocal classes for adults and children, as well as previewing their ambitious 2022 upcoming schedule.

 

Encore Center
160 E. New Hampshire
Southern Pines, N.C. 28387
www.encorecenter.net
910 725-0603

Set 3

The Historic POSTMASTER’S HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN ABERDEEN

Town Commissioner Wilma Laney, former Town of Aberdeen Commissioner, Fay Honeycutt and former Mayor, Betsy Mofield speak about the oldest building in downtown Aberdeen and the many uses this 1880 home holds for the community of Aberdeen and Moore County.  Donations for the continued upkeep of this historic home, which serves the public for social and business meetings, weddings, showers and parties, is an ongoing effort.

Donations can be sent to:

Friends of the Postmaster’s House
P.O. Box 302
Aberdeen, N.C. 28315
910 944-5502

 

 

STAR RIDGE AQUATICS – JOE GRANATO

Star Ridge Aquatics, LLC was started by Joe Granato in the fall of 1993. Joe graduated in spring of 1993 with a degree in horticulture, After an apprenticeship at Lily Pons Water Gardens, Joe returned to Moore County to build Star Ridge Aquatics, LLC.

Since 1993, Star Ridge Aquatics, LLC has been family owned and run with attention to quality being the number one goal. The plants are lovingly grown to large size and are ready to go directly into the water garden. Our fish are sourced from the largest Koi and Goldfish hatchery in the USA. Star Ridge Aquatics, LLC is the distributor for most of the products we sell and we aim to sell the finest quality products in the market.

Our installation and maintenance service continues to grow every year. While offering both residential and commercial water feature installation, we also offer maintenance on all the water features we build. Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance is available and can be customized to fit every client’s needs.

180 Star Ridge Rd.
Carthage, N.C. 28327

http://starridgeaquatics.com
https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=star%20ridge%20aquatics%2C%20llc

910 947-5333

 

 

PREMIER GASWORKS – An Important Primer for Homeowners

Seth Campbell is the co-owner of Premier Gasworks and a very knowledgeable and articulate spokesperson for a myriad of homeowner concerns about gas and propane and their application to generators, fireplace inserts, tankless hot water heaters and propane tanks.  Seth answers many questions that are always at the top of a homeowners list and he cuts thru the misinformation with great clarity.

Premier Gasworks is a one stop shopping resource with great customer service.

910-673-5294

www.premiergasworks.com

CREATING ACTIONABLE FINANCIAL PLANS

B & B STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT – WOMEN IN TRANSITION (DIVORCE) & FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT TRANSTION

JANET GALLOWAY is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

She walks us through the process of her deeply personal & practical approach to helping women plan sound retirement strategies as well as working closely with Federal Employees from all walks of life and age transitioning into retirement.

Janet works directly with Forth Hefner of The Faculty Resource and has created a business model that thinks outside the box, but addresses needs not typically met by strictly transactional partners.

Janet can be reached through her website at www.bbstrategic.com

 

 

 

DONNA ANDREWS & SALLY AUSTIN – THE FACE OF WOMEN’S GOLF IN THE SANDHILLS

There is a lot of history and accomplishments in the Sandhills with our two guests, Donna Andrews and Sally Austin.

Donna Andrews, currently a golf instructor at Pine Needles, was an accomplished 7 time winner on the LPGA tour including one major tournament.

Sally Austin started taking lessons from Peggy Kirk Bell when she was 13 years old. She has played the mini tours in Asia & Europe as well as one year on the LPGA Tour.

She served as the golf coach at the University of North Carolina from 1993 – 2009.

Together, these ladies discuss their careers, ties to the Sandhills, and the benefits of teaching and coaching students in today’s game.

Donna and Sally both give private lessons.

DONNA ANDREWS

Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Andrews played college golf at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and won the North and South Women’s Amateur at Pinehurst in 1988.[1]

Andrews’ rookie season on the LPGA Tour was 1990; she won six titles between 1993 and 1998,[2][3] including a major championship, the 1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore, won with a birdie on the final hole.[4] Her best finish on the money list was third in 1998, and she also made the top ten in 1993 (9th) and 1994 (5th). Andrews represented the United States in the Solheim Cup in 1994 and 1998, and was the captain of the Junior Solheim Cup team in 2007.

After her retirement from LPGA Tour, Andrews became a golf instructor at Pine Needles Resort near Pinehurst, North Carolina and is co-owner of Andrews and James Real Estate. Andrews has two children; son Connor and daughter Sarah with husband James Tepatti.

In 2005, Andrews was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame

Will be inducted into the Virginia Golf Hall of Fame in May 2017

Donna Andrews donnaandrewsgolf@gmail.com

SALLY AUSTIN

Grew up in Raeford.

Started taking lessons from Mrs. Bell when she was 13 or 14.

At the encouragement of her father she helped start the UNC golf team with Mindy Moore in 1973.

Won the State Am at Mid Pines in 1979.

Turned pro in fall of 1980.

Played mini tours, the Asia and European Tours until 1987 when she played on the LPGA for just over a year.

Taught golf schools at Pine Needles, Ben Sutton Golf School, Craft-Zavichas schools after she left the tour until 1993 when she became the UNC Women’s Golf Coach. Coached until 2009. Taught private lessons at Chapel Hill CC until she moved back to Moore County in July of 2018.

Now teaches at Pine Needles in the Golfaris, Golf Academies and Donna’s bootcamps. She also gives private lessons there too.

Sally Austin s11yaustin@gmail.com