All posts by Jimi Crampton

Beach Bike Poker Run – May 20, 2017

The final details are coming together for the EIPHC’s biggest fundraiser of the year.  The Beach Bike Poker Run will be held on Saturday, May 2oth.  We are sending out a HUGE THANK YOU to our Presenting Sponsor, Transportation Impact and to all of our GREAT local businesses who are providing stop locations and raffle items for this special event. A special Poker Run T-Shirt will be available for purchase on the day of the event.  Be sure to get yours early because there will be a limited supply.  The E-Club will provide music before and after the event, food and drink specials.  Don’t forget to get your raffle tickets on the day of the event.  We have some FANTASTIC prizes to give away!!  This year’s event is shaping up to be our BIGGEST AND BEST every…..You don’t want to miss it!!

BBPR Flier with Poker Stops

Highway Clean Up and Sound Sweep

The EIPHC will be working hard on EARTH DAY to clean up our roads and waterways on Saturday, April 22nd. You can join us by land or by sea for a morning of litter pickup and an afternoon of play. By land, we will be picking up litter from Highway 24 and 58 intersection to the bridge (and a little bit on the other side of the bridge) from 11:00 am to Noon. If you want to help with the highway pickup contact Jean Jensen at 607-759-7159 or email
him at The highway pick-up crew will  meet at the Emerald Club at 11 am to collect your bags and other materials.  By sea, please contact Val Johnson at 919-906-6107 or email her at to sign up and see if we are still in need of boats, captains and worker bees. UPDATE (4/15/17) THANKS FOR THE GREAT SUPPORT – ALL “BY SEA” SLOTS ARE FILLED AT THIS TIME.  The sound sweep is currently scheduled from 11:00am to 1:00pm. We will have an After Party at Pelican Island when the work is done and the club will provide hot dogs. Sound sweep boat captains will be available to shuttle highway (By Land) workers over to the island to join in the fun. Come out and help keep our “Little Piece of Heaven” clean!!



Phlash Phlocking April 19th

It’s going the be a beautiful night for a rooftop party….or at least that’s the plan! The Parrot Heads are calling a Phlash Plocking for Wednesday, April 19th at the Torpedo Lounge. Join us for live music and some of the best views on the island. We will be sending out a HUGE THANK YOU to Transportation Impact, our “Presenting Sponsor” for the Beach Bike Poker Run in May. Let’s show up in big numbers to show our gratitude!! Pure T Mommicked will be playing from 6-9 pm and there may even be a special Spring Break beverage to enjoy. The Torpedo Lounge also offers a yummy menu with offerings from Caribsea. This will be a great way to break up the long work week and enjoy some “Hump Day” FUN!!

COMING SOON – Beach Bike Poker Run

The EIPHC Beach Bike Poker Run “Big Birds” have been hard at work planning this years FANTASTIC EVENT. The Poker Run is the Parrot Heads’ biggest fundraiser of the year and a great opportunity to experience how we “Party with a Purpose” here on Emerald Isle. This year’s Poker Run will be held on Saturday, May 20th. This is an ADULT ONLY event! Proceeds from the event will go the the Semper Fi Odyssey Children’s Adventure Camp which sends children of injured Marines and Sailors to camp for a week and then provides them with mentoring support throughout their school year. Last years event raised $7200 and brought in 230 riders. The entry fee is $20 and there will be cash prizes for the best poker hand. Prizes will also be awarded for best decorated bikes and costumes in each of the theme categories. This year’s themes are: PHeathered PHriends, PHriends of the Sea and PHoo-PHoo Drinks. Our newly designed EIPHC T-Shirts will also be unveiled and available for purchase. STAY TUNED for additional information concerning sponsors, prizes and event day detail…..COMING SOON!! THIS IS AN EVENT THAT YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS!!

Bonnets and Bowties

Our April Phlocking will be held Friday, April 7th at the Emerald Club. Spring is upon us and it’s time to put on your best Bonnet or Bowtie and join us for some Springtime Shenanigans. There will be some fun seasonal games and our 50/50 drawing will provide a donation to the Crystal Coast Autism Center in honor of Autism Awareness Month. As always the E CLub will provide us with some yummy food and great drink specials. Non-members are welcome and of course we’ll encourage you to join! You may have heard that EIPHC is currently 8th in WORLD for number of memberships and we’d really like to continue to move up!! So come on out and see what we’re all about…..we guarantee that you’ll wonder why it took you so long to join us!! Members be sure to check at the membership table for upcoming volunteer opportunities. We’re looking forward to a FANTASTIC turnout and seeing everyone there!!

March Mustache Madness

The EIPHC will hold their March Phlocking on Friday, March 3rd at the Emerald Club. March is a HUGE month of the island with the St. Patty’s festivities (and of course some March Madness too!), so come on out and start the party early. Be sure to sport your best MUSTACHE!! An award will be given for the best MUSTACHE ever! Wear it on a stick, draw it on, stick it on or try any other creative way that you choose. Extra points will be awarded for any attire that compliments the MUSTACHE. Use your imagination……this goes for the ladies too!! The 50/50 drawing will be raising money for “Men’s Health”.  As always….. Good Food, Great Drink Specials, Music to Move You and Fun Games will be provided. Parrot Head Phlockings are open to non-members, so come on out and check out the greatest group of people you’ll ever meet and remember all new members will receive a welcome gift with their $10 membership dues.  See you on March 3rd at 7:00 pm. Be there or Be Square!!

Parrot Heads LOVE 2 Phlock

The Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club will hold their monthly Phlocking on Friday, February 3rd at the Emerald Club. The fun begins at 7:00 pm. It’s that AMOROUS time of the year, so put on some RED or slap on a few HEARTS and come “Party with a Purpose”!! Our 50-50 drawing will raise funds for HEARTworm prevention for dogs at our local shelter. There will be fun COUPLES games (singles are welcome too!) and of course prizes.  As always the E-Club will provide a LOVEly location, some HEARTy  food and drink specials that will make you want to KISS your bartender.  Don’t forget to be FAITHFUL and pay your annual dues.  You can also pick up a BEAUTIFUL Parrot Head T-shirt to show some DEVOTION for the EIPHC.