Monthly Archives: February 2024

March Phlocking – March 1, 2024 Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter

We are just a few days away from our March Phlocking. Come out and support OWLS. Don’t forget to bring a donation from the list or use the QR code to order. We’ll see you at the EClub!!!

On March 1, 2024 we will be “Going Wild for Wildlife“. The Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club will hold our monthly Phlocking at the EClub from 7:00-9:00pm. We will be fundraising for the Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter (OWLS) and it will be WILD!! Join us for special animal visitors, the 50/50 drawing, a silent auction table and Matt’s free food and music. If you are feeling WILD, wear your favorite animal prints or purchase an OWLS t-shirt or sweatshirt. There will be several ways to support this PHantasic organization. Donations from the attached Spring/Summer Wishlist are encouraged and much appreciated.  Please consider bringing a donation to the EClub or use the QR codes to place an order.  Stay tuned for information on ordering your own OWLS t-shirt or sweatshirt with special artwork by Big Bird, Annamarie Mead. 

SpringSummer Wishlist

The PHiP Bob Heffelfinger Memorial Scholarship Is Now Open



We are proud to announce that the PHiP Bob Heffelfinger Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest for 2024 is NOW OPEN!!!!!!

Summary of the PHiP Scholarship:

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

Is there an age limit to apply for this scholarship?  No. Are you planning on any type of secondary education even further your degree?  Then yes, you are eligible.

This program was established in 2008. Three scholarships will be awarded in 2024. The funds may be used for tuition, books or living expenses, at an accredited brick and mortar 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:

It is VERY important the applicant follows 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 Please direct any questions to:

David Cohen
PHiP Secretary

DEADLINE FOR APPLICANTS is April 15th, 2024, for enrollment for fall term (summer terms not applicable). Students may apply yearly; the awards will be given annually, based on a new application process.

Good Luck to all applicants!

David Cohen,

Secretary, Parrot Heads in Paradise, Inc.

2012 – 2024 Scholarship Chair

2013 – 2024 Scholarship Raffle Chair

2017- 2024 Mini Mart Chair