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President’s Notes, January 2019

Get ready, get set, let’s go! We’re off and running and looking forward to our new year of 2019 and all it has in store for us! 2018 was awesome and we couldn’t have had the success we had without all of you! Thanks to the time you donated and to your gracious generosity, we made a significant change in many lives! Thanks also to the generosity of our many sponsors for their continued support with our events throughout the year.

Our Phlock has many great things coming in this new year and you won’t want to miss any of them. Pay close attention to the Newsletter, our Website and Facebook to keep up with all we have scheduled for you! It all starts at 7p.m., at our Friday, February 1, Phlocking, held at the E-Club, Emerald Isle, NC. If you are currently a member, we’ll be glad to see you. If you are not and want to become a member, we’ll be just as glad to see you and sign you up! There’s a membership table on location or join on-line at our website www.emeraldisleparrotheads.com. Look for me and I’ll show you around! Jan H.

SOUPER BOWL 2019

The Emerald Isle Parrot Heads would like to invite you to join us for another day of fun to support a great cause. Come out and watch the 2019 Super Bowl and cheer on the team of your choosing or just choose the best commercial. We will be hosting a SOUPER BOWL PARTY at Island Time Tavern on Sunday, February 3rd from 4:40pm until the big game is done. Please plan to bring your favorite SOUP (soup, stew or chili), appetizers or dessert to share. There will be drink specials and some fun and games. Feel free to wear your favorite team jersey or fan attire, even if they didn’t make it to the big game. Non-perishable foods and cash donations will be collected on the day of the event to benefit a local soup kitchen. Come out and Phlock with your Phriends!  Sign-up sheets will be available at the February Phlocking (2/2/19) and at Island Time Tavern or you can just show up the day of the event.  Look for the event posting on Facebook.

NC Coastal Federation Hoop Pole Creek Litter Pick UP

Saturday, January 12th 10 am to noon. Well I just learned of an event that we have always participated in for many years and in fact we are their primary source of labor/volunteers. The Hoop Pole Creek clean up used to be in March but was moved to January a year or two ago. Somehow I did not get a notice (or even notice it was happening) until our Highway Pickup Big Bird Jean Jensen told me at the PHlocking. If after reading the information below, you think you can give a hand with this all important clean up, please email Jean at belguimboy@aol.com. The Coastal Federation needs a number so they will have extra gloves and drinks and snacks available. Hope you can make it. For those that would like to lunch with the other Parrot Head Litter Picker Uppers, let Jean know so he knows if he needs to make reservations. Always a good time.

When:
January 12, 2019
10 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Where:
Hoop Pole Creek Nature Preserve
Milepost 3.5, N.C. 58
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

Help us protect coastal wildlife and habitats by cleaning up the Hope Pole Creek Natural Trail!.

Join the federation on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Hoop Pole Creek Nature Preserve in Atlantic Beach. Hoop Pole Creek is a coastal creek, salt marsh and maritime forest preserve that continues to be rich with oysters, fish and other wildlife. Volunteers will help to pick up trash and debris, as well as trim trees and bushes along the nature trail, and clean off the boardwalk.

This entire event will take place outdoors, so dress accordingly. Sturdy shoes for walking in wet areas are also recommended. Boots are appropriate if you choose to walk along the water’s edge. Trash bags, gloves and other cleanup materials will be provided. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch and refreshments will be provided for all volunteers after the cleanup.

For more information on the progress of this project over the past three years visit www.nccoast.org/crabpotproject.

President’s Notes, December 2018

Cheers to the passing of 2018! Another chapter is written in our “Book of Parrot Head Tales.” Exciting stories include monthly phlockings, St. Patty’s Day Celebration, Disc Golf Tournament, Land and Sea clean ups, and Island and Beach parties. Then there’s wild accountings of a daring Diva Walk, a hot chili cookoff, the building of a hippie bus, and an Island Santa Bar Crawl. But the best 2018 stories were those of many helping hands, strong working heroes, outstanding sacrifices, major giving and encouraging support for those affected by Flo! Yes folks, this has been one “well” of a year, full of wonder and mystery, calamity and joy. We have all written these stories together!

It’s now time to look forward to a new chapter waiting to be written. Let’s plan on 2019 being fantastically amazing. Come live, love, laugh, sing, dance, dream, play, give, smile and work with us at EIPHC! You can be an important part of what we do. Register for membership on line or sign up at our next phlocking on Friday, January 4, and help us write the next chapter as “we party with a purpose.” Jan Hicks

Re”soul”ution Time

New Year, New You, New Dues…time for the whopping $10 annual dues!

Join the Phun January 4th at 7 at the nest, Emerald Club, for the Phirst Phlocking of 2019. In lieu of donations, the registration table will be collecting 2019 membership dues. Find out about upcoming events for the Club and community. Hope to see you there 🤙

MOTM 2019 CASA MARINA RESERVATIONS & REGISTRATION UPDATE!

 

Hello Everyone! I hope your holiday season is going great and you are staying warm!  Can you believe another year has come and almost gone already?
This is your 7 day notice! On Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time the Casa Marina will open for PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 reservations! Please mark your calendars now if you want that special room or room type for MOTM! Do not call the Casa now as they cannot take reservations until next Monday and you will need a special booking code to get the Parrot Head rate! I will give you that information in another email this coming weekend!
On Monday, December 17  PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds 2019 registration will open at 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time!! For those of you wanting to be in the bag stuffing party I suggest you register early as we only take the first 125 people who register. This is a popular party and it sells out FAST!
 
All that said much is going on the event planning side and I can tell you MOTM 2019 is going to be another special year! Standby for more information on how to book your room at the Casa this coming weekend!
PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR PHRIENDS SO NO ONE MISSES THE OPEN OF THE HOTEL RESERVATIONS NEXT MONDAY!!!!
Until next time, I’ll see you, down the road. 
Andrew
Andrew Talbert
Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.
PHiP Director of Conventions
PHiP’s Meeting of the Minds
Board Member of the Lone Palm Foundation
Key West, Florida

 

Santa Crawl is Saturday, December 8th, Read all about it!

December 8th– ISLAND SANTA BAR CRAWL 2:00-6:00pm to benefit Make a Wish -. This fun event is sponsored by the Emerald Isle Parrot Heads to benefit the Eastern Carolina Make a Wish Foundation. $10 for pre-registration, $15 the day of the event. Pre-registration at www.emeraldisleparrotheads.com or on Facebook – Emerald Isle Parrot Heads. On line registration ENDS on Thursday, December 6th. You can also pre register at the December 7th First Friday PHlocking. On the day of the event, Saturday, the Emerald Club will be open at Noon for participants who have “registered online” AND for “live registration.” Registration will end at 1:30.

We have had a great outpouring from local businesses that have sponsored this event, so please let them know you appreciate their help. This event is hosted by the Emerald Club.

DEPS Safety and Security
Budget Blinds
Tuttle Enterprise, LLC
Coastal Recovery
Sandbur Lawn Care
Bogue RV
Banks, Gray and Crumpler, PLLC
Jersey Mikes
Island Pet Veterinary Hospital
Emerald Isle Beach & Pool Club
Mills & Thomas Furniture
Family Dentistry
U Dream-It Builders, Inc.
Salon Techniques
Molly Maid, Cedar Point
Bogue RV
Cedar Point Signs & Graphics
InLight Medical
By the Beach Realty

Now for the details!

Where – The Crawl starts and ends at the E-Club and you can crawl, walk, ride a bike or ride with a DD or other safe transportation (Please do not drink and drive) to 7 local “watering” holes. (The Growler, The Island Time Tavern, Sharks Den, Trading Post, Salt, Snapperez and Surf’s Up.) Stops will have drink specials so be prepared. The bars/stops open at 2 and close at 6 p.m. sharp! There will be a 50/50 Raffle too!

What- Dress for the season, Santa, Elves, and Ugly Sweaters welcome. There will be a $50 prize for best dressed. There will be a food truck at the E-Club at the end of the event. Check out Urban Street Eats from Cedar Point on Facebook.

Options : PhotoScavenger Hunt with $200 winning prize. Get a team of PHriends (pick a team name); Teams can be 2 or more people (remember if you win you have to split the $200 cash prize) . Pick a Captain who will be the one in charge and who must have a digital camera/phone. All photos need to be on one device to be eligible to win. All stops must be visited to compete. Visit each stop at your own pace and in your own order and perform the required photo selfie at each bar/stop exactly as listed on the Scavenger Hunt Entry Form, using one designated phone for pictures. Your entire team must return to the Emerald Club and give your completed playing card to the volunteers at the door entry no later than 6:15 to qualify for the drawing. At the end of the game, a team will be drawn from the completed cards. If your team is drawn, you will be asked to show, from the designated phone, pictures of each completed task before being presented the $200 as winner.

Make a Wish Foundation – Our local branch is working hard to make wishes come true for critically ill children in our area. When a wish comes true it helps children feel stronger, more energetic, more willing and able to battle their critical illnesses. For many, the wish marks a turning point in the fight against their illnesses. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals say the wish experience works in concert with medicine to make their patients feel better emotionally and even physically. That is why wishes matter. That is why we want to help Make a Wish grant wishes.