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April 2016

The Currituck Chamber of

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce has the pleasure of announcing some upcoming events: Thursday April 7th – A Job Fair will be held a Currituck High School from 1:30 – 6:30 to sign up for a free table call 252- 453-9497 Tuesday April 12th at 9am - Currituck County - Economic Prospectus & Issues at Currituck Extension. Call the Chamber at 252-453-9497 for details. Tuesday April 12th from 6 to 7 pm there will be a Grand Opening & 10th Anniversary Business After Hours for Gallop Memorial Chapel in Currituck. The chapel is located 4055 Caratoke Hwy Barco, NC. Gallop Funeral Services is celebrating 10 years on the beach and a new chapel in Currituck! With 10 years of experience, Gallop Funeral Services holds the sacred trust of families in a difficult time. Their staff handles all aspects of funeral arrangements from start to finish. A commitment to treating each family in a dignified and professional manner is their hallmark. Experience, respect, and flexibility enable them to meet and exceed all expectations. They can be reached anytime at (252) 449-8695. Come and tour the new chapel and enjoy this networking opportunity. Join us for hor d’oeuvres, wine, beer and a champagne toast! Please RSVP by April 8th at 252-453- 9497 or at www.currituckchamber.org Don’t forget your business cards. Call For Entry To Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show The Dare County Arts Council announces a Call for Entry for the 19th Annual Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show presented by Mollie A. Fearing & Associates. The annual “Mollies” features an eclectic mix of artwork, which will be on display at the DCAC Gallery in downtown Manteo May 1-31. This show is held in memory of Mollie A. Fearing, one of the founders of the Dare County Arts Council. “My mom always used to say ‘if you feed them, they’ll come,’ and this holds true for this show. A mix of talented artists and good food will bring a great slice of people to the opening reception on May 1. The show provides quality exposure for our local artists in a wonderful environment,” said owner of Mollie A. Fearing & Associates and Mollie Fearing’s daughter Grizelle Fearing. Artists wishing to participate in this year’s exhibition can find a prospectus online at darearts.org and at the DCAC Gallery. Entries can be dropped off April 27 and 28 between 10am and 5pm at the DCAC Gallery, 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC. The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show is open to Dare County Arts Council members and residents of Dare If you have questions or comments County age 18 and over. Awards include Best in Show, Excellence Awards and Honorable Mentions, and a People’s concerning the Currituck Chamber please Choice Award selected during the opening reception. The opening reception at DCAC Gallery will be held Sunday, contact us by email at May 1 from 2-4pm, and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music. mary@currituckchamber.org For more information about the Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show or on how to become a sponsor, please call or call us at 252-453-9497 (252) 473-5558 or visit darearts.org. 32 Albemarle Tradewinds April 2016 albemarletradewinds.com

THE ODD COUPLE STORY By Janet Klein Space sponsored by: George and Co Encore Theatre proudly presents live on the stage “The Odd Couple” at The Maguire Theatre located at Arts of the Albemarle, 516 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC. The Odd Couple was written by Neil Simon and premiered on Broadway at the Plymouth Theatre March 10, 1965. This hilarious story is about two friends – a sloppy sportswriter, Oscar Madison, and a meticulous news writer, Felix Ungar, – and how their friendship is constantly strained by unconsciously repeating the same mistakes they made in the marriages they just left. Felix Ungar, played by Brian Cebrian, has been thrown out by his wife; and his friend Oscar Madison who is divorced, played by Frank Elfring, invites him to stay at his apartment. Despite Oscar’s untidy habits he seems to enjoy his life just the way it is. However, Felix can’t seem to enjoy anything except pointing out other people’s mistakes in an ever so gentle way. This proves to be very annoying with his poker friends, played by Todd Graves, Kent Luton, Doug Gardner and Al DelGarbino. Oscar finally convinces Felix to have a little bit of fun, which results in a double date with the Pigeon Sisters, played by Sarah Hess and Reisha Bass. This hysterical date with these Sisters will be unforgettable. Director, Janet Klein, hopes that this comedy will put a smile on your face and laughter in your heart. The Odd Couple opens April 15 at 7:30 and will run April 16, 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30. There will also be matinee on Sunday April 17 at 2pm. Tickets are $16 and are available at Arts of the Albemarle or by calling 252-338-6455. facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds April 2016 33