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The Currituck Chamber of

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce recently held a Business After Hours with Quality Homes of Currituck and the Currituck Arts Council. Quality Homes of Currituck showcased one of its model homes in the Rosewood Development on Poyners Road in Moyock. The Currituck Arts Council provided some of the art that was showcased in the home. They provided different mediums of art, showing what wonderful quality work is available locally. You can visit their gallery at the Moyock Public Library during library business hours. It was a great partnership between the 2 groups. The Rosewood Development when done will be home to more than 50 families. Quality Homes offers a great selection of homes throughout the county and has become a leader in the housing industry bring new residents to Currituck County. AESOP’S FABLES ONE WINTER a Farmer found a Snake stiff and frozen with cold. He had compassion on it, and taking it up, placed it in his bosom. The Snake was quickly revived by the warmth, and resuming its natural instincts, bit its benefactor, inflicting on him a mortal wound. “Oh,” cried the Farmer with his last breath, “I am rightly served for pitying a scoundrel.” The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful. If you have questions or comments concerning the Currituck Chamber please contact us by email at mary@currituckchamber.org or call us at 252-453-9497 Did you know the Albemarle Tradewinds is located in more than 200 locations in NENC and Chesapeake? 32 Albemarle Tradewinds June 2016 albemarletradewinds.com

2016 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS June 4, 2016 – 4th Annual Let Summer Begin Hosted by Currituck BBQ. All you can eat fish, BBQ and shrimp. Pony Rides. Live Entertainment. Raffles. Bounce House. Face Painting. Tickets go on sale April 2016. Tickets available online at www.currituckkids.com. October 15, 2016 – 1st Annual Scarecrow Fest Make your very own life-size scarecrow. Pony Rides. Live Entertainment. Food. Scarecrow Contests. Live scarecrows roaming about. A great time for the entire family. Saturday, October 15th, Currituck BBQ Pavilion, 11 AM – 3 PM. Registration opens August 2016. November 12, 2016 – 4th Annual Gobbler Jogger 5K 5K race and 1 mile fun run. Food. Entertainment. Awards. Medals. T-shirts. Currituck Community Park, Maple, NC. Online registration begins 2 months prior to the event. Established in 2008, Currituck Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to serve school-age children living in Currituck County. The all-volunteer Board of Directors along with volunteers from the community work to raise funds for children who have a short-term or one-time need. Learn more about Currituck Kids and their 2016 Schedule of Events at www.curritickkids.com Currituck Kids, Inc., P.O. BOX 27, Maple, NC 27956 Encore Theatre in our Community By Lamar Phillips In times such as these, the world needs the arts more than ever. We especially need our community live theaters! Not only does it provide affordable entertainment for the area, it provides a creative outlet for young and old alike. Children use the basic tenets of theatre and I would argue more importantly; they learn self confidence, discipline, determination and teamwork. Adults have the opportunity to pretend and become someone else—in essence have time to play! Life-long friendships are formed between participants and the audience. Encore Theatre Company is pleased to have served this role for 24 years! Within these plays are many truths – they house the people we wish to be and the ones we hope never to be and thus they provide guidance and direction even as they entertain us. As we escape, we learn, we process through our own emotions and come out stronger as the house lights return to their original brightness. So too, the actors and crew learn so much from the process and each other. Live theatre provides all those involved with a needed and necessary outlet. Twenty four years in existence is a testament to community spirit and commitment to the arts. With your support and help, here’s to 25 more! Space sponsored by: George and Co facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds June 2016 33