Monthly Archives: April 2018

Win a Windjammer Cruise and Help The PHiP Scholarship


Windjammer has once again graciously donated a windjammer cruise to help benefit the PHiP Scholarship. You can buy these tickets individually or as a club donation to the scholarship (domino college recognition) and use this great prize for your fundraiser. Last years winner was a club and they are using their prize for their fundraiser at the end of this month.

Please pass this information around to all your club members. All are eligible to win whether they are going to MOTM or not. How about buying some chances as a club to use the prize for your clubs fund raiser? Purchase of tickets by your club gets you listed in the Tradewind Times Domino College. Last years prize went to a club and they earned over $2000 for their fund raiser this past February.

Parrot Heads in Paradise have been awarding qualified parrot heads and their children a total of $10,000 in scholarships every year for the last 10 years. Fundraising has been just keeping pace with our pay-outs each year and we want to add some additional funds to ensure future years’ have adequate funding. To make sure that we can continue to award these gifts well into the future we have come up with a great way to help that cause. Windjammer cruises has donated a cruise for two to raffle off this year. We will be selling tickets via PayPal or check starting today. We will draw for the cruise Saturday, November 3rd from the stage at Meeting of the Minds for the seven night cruise on this beautiful boat. Winners do not need to be present at MOTM to win the cruise! Tickets are five for $20 or five dollars for one. I will send you via email with a list of your numbers so you have them for your records. I will be tracking the name and numbers of every ticket coming in and they will all be in Key West for the drawing. You can pay via PayPal – to (Please click on the friends and family link) or send your check to David Cohen, 6986 Samantha Court Wheatfield, NY 14304 (checks payable to Parrot Heads in Paradise). Checks will only be accepted up until MOTM registration closes on September 15th. If you are mailing a check please send your email address if you want your numbers emailed to you. When you get to MOTM you may purchase additional tickets right up until 2:30 pm on Saturday. Below is what the cruise is all about. Thank you in advance for your support of the wonderful cause.

David Cohen, Secretary
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
2012-2108 Scholarship Chair
2013-2018 Scholarship Raffle Chair Continue reading Win a Windjammer Cruise and Help The PHiP Scholarship

New Member Social – April 25th

The Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club will be holding a new member social on April 25th at the Island Time Tavern (across from Rucker Johns in Emerald Plantation). It will be held from 6 to 9 PM. We are inviting all new members who have joined since October, 2017, but all members are invited. You will be responsible for your drinks, but the club will provide pizza. If you did not sign up at the April Phlocking,  please contact Sue ( or Maggie (maggie.rauschenberg@gmail) so that we are sure to have enough pizza. Email invitations will be sent out to all new members who have joined in the past 6 months.

Soundside and Highway Clean-Up April 21 and 22

The EIPHC will celebrate Earth Day with  a clean-up event. This year  the Surf Riders are also doing a sound side pick up and we are hoping to coordinate with them for this event. You can choose to help with the Highway Pick Up or the Boat Based sound side pick up. Details and sign ups were available at the April PHlocking and the boats that signed up are currently full. Please contact Val Johnson at if you have a boat, and/or can accommodate an eager crew! Ask your friends and neighbors too!
Our tentative schedule is for Saturday April 21st from 11-1:00, starting in the ICW off the EI boat ramp, heading west, with a gathering on Pelican Island afterwards!
If that Saturday doesn’t work for you, Bogue Banks Surf Rider Organization is planning a similar cleanup on Sunday April 22nd., cleaning the sound islands heading east. Let Val know if you need contact info for them.
If you prefer the land over the sea and have an hour to spare, please let Jean Jensen know that you can help with the Adopt a Highway event, the same day. Meet at the Emerald Club at 11 am for an hour or so for the litter pick up. Jean Jensen at or phone him at 607-759-7159.