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About Val Johnson

Steve and Val live 80% of time in Cedar Point, traveling to Burlington, NC. two days per week for work and parent-care. Semi-retired Nurse and Automotive Technician.

Extra feathers to all the hard working Parrot Heads in the recent sound sweep!!

The group of 24 people on 6 boats spiffed up the sound islands on April 21st. They collected 44 large garbage bags of mixed trash- approximately 325 pounds! They also picked up 6 pop up canopies, beach chairs, 3 tires, 2 rugs, 10 hats and a life vest. It was hard work, in and out of chilly water. But the wind was calm and sun warm as they continued partying with a purpose on Pelican Island afterwards. Great job all of you!

Calling all Captains!!!

We are planning the biannual sound sweep by boat, on Saturday April 21st.

We will try to match crew with boat captains, but are  at  this time looking for more boats! So 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 Sat. 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.