All posts by Sue Stone

The Coast is Clear is on!

The time to celebrate the slowing down of the season with our annual Coast is Clear Under the Pier Party is here.   It is still on so come join us.  Details on the website and in the last newsletter. Come help us celebrate, bring some money for raffle tickets and hotdogs.  The Carteret Humane Society Shelter needs some help and we will donate all proceeds to them!  See you there.

Music treats for Parrot Heads

EmeraldFest Concert Series Kicks Off June 15
The 2017 EmeraldFest Concert Series kicks off on Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 pm at the Western Ocean Regional Access!
Free outdoor concerts will be held each Thursday evening throughout the summer!  Bring your blanket or chair, and come on out and enjoy some great music with us!
Free concerts are also offered in Swansboro each Sunday evening throughout the summer.  Check out the EmeraldFest and SwanFest lineups at http://www.seasideartscouncil.com/ .

 

 

Parrot Heads in Paradise Scholarship Essay Contest

 

It’s that time of year again for the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest,  and we want to let members  know of this great opportunity.
We are proud to announce that the PHiP Scholarship Essay Contest for 2017 is NOW OPEN!!!!!!

Summary of the PHiP Scholarship:

The PHiP Scholarship is for current Parrot Head Club Members of an officially Chartered Chapter or their children or wards of Parrot Head Club Members, for post secondary education.

This program was established in 2008. Three scholarships will be awarded in 2017. The funds may be used for tuition, books or living expenses, at an accredited four-year university or college of the student’s choice. The award will be paid to the winners’ school account, when a student account is established.

PHiP awards 3 awards in the amounts of:

First Place: $5,000
Second Place: $3,000
Third Place: $2,000

Eligibility: Parrot Head Club Members and members children (Sorry nieces, nephews or other extended family members beyond those mentioned are not considered eligible)

The Scholarship instructions and application can be found on the PHiP Website at:
http://www.phip.com/club-scholarship

It is VERY important the applicant follow ALL of the rules and instructions. Only typed, electronic submissions will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered eligible.

Make no references to your identity, your local parrot head club or your location in your essay entry OR your question and statement responses.

All applications must be signed at the appropriate place. We accept electronic signatures.

To Apply: Complete the Parrot Head Scholarship Application found on the PHiP website at www.phip.com. Please email your completed application and essay to:

David Cohen
PHiP Secretary
PHiPscholarship2017@roadrunner.com

 

Low Country Parrot Head Event and EI Parrot Heads are invited

We got a personal invitation from the Low Country Parrot Heads to join them in their  13th Annual Mardi Crawl on Shem Creek, February 25th, 2017.  It’s the weekend prior to Fat Tuesday! Funds raised benefit the Alzheimer’s Association and Pet Helpers.  Note from them is below.  The Club is in the Charleston area.  The date is Feb. 25th and if you click on the link, you can find out more.
The format will be very similar to last year with a  pre-party on Friday night(6-9pm) at RB’s right next to Red’s Icehouse.  We had so much fun at it last year and want to do it again this year.  We feel that this part is purely the Parrothead Spirit of the Crawl. We plan to have live music, fun and lots of surprises.
Our host hotel will be Quality Inn (same as last year) and we will run a shuttle back and forth prior and after the Crawl.
Saturday is the main event with one addition – we have added a restaurant down the Creek,The Wreck. We will provide land and water transportations to them throughout the Crawl as well as the other points on the creek.  The views from The Wreck are absolutely wonderful. So the participating restaurants will be Red’s; RB’s; The Shelter; Shem Creek Bar and Grill; Vickery’s and The Wreck!  The Crawl is from 1-6PM with an after-party at Red’s after that.  Many of our participating restaurants will have live music during the day.
Changes to let you know on the Creek from last year.  The office building on the corner of Coleman and Mill St is closer to completion and we will be able to use their parking facility.  The Parking lot between the new office building and Red’s Icehouse will be paved by the time we have the Crawl.  The docks the Vickery’s side of the creek are finished with a stairway to Coleman Blvd on the Vickery’s side only. That means that the water taxis will be able to take you to that side of the creek this year.  The dock is now part of the Town of Mount Pleasant Parks and is a beautiful walkway.
Online Preregistration is at lcparrotheads.org and still only $25.  If you register prior to February 11th – you will receive a wonderful commemorative T-shirt.  After that point and walk up registration ($30) will be amazing SWAG.
I would really appreciate having you pass this information on to your club members and I look forward to having you celebrating the Crawl with us.
Please let me know if you have any questions,
Kris Moore
Prez
Lowcountry Parrothead Club