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April 2016

The Quaker Cafe and Home

The Quaker Cafe and Home to Cedar Branch By: Brenda Bevan Remmes Brenda Bevan Remmes lives with her husband near Black River Swamp, South Carolina, in an old family home filled with the history of generations past. Her stories and articles have appeared in many publications and journals, including Newsweek. She spent her career conducting rural health education programs for the Schools of Medicine at both the University of North Carolina and the University of South Carolina. The Quaker Café is her first novel. Quaker Safe Cafe Law Protect Community Gracious Cedar Prevail Branch Tragedy Life Betrayal Southern Refuge Predicament Quiet Peace Family Shrewd If you buy a printed ad from Albemarle Tradewinds , you also have access to our social media. 4 Albemarle Tradewinds April 2016

By: Kelly Thorsby WE IMPROVE HEALTH EVERY DAY I’d like to thank our sponsor of the month for their support, Sentara Albemarle Medical Center Thank You to our Super Heroes at Expo! For those of you who missed it, our chamber and Super Expo Committee were proud to present the New Celtic Kulture Entertainment Wind Tunnel at the Pepsi booth that provided hundreds of great prizes to our attendees! Thank you to all members who donated coupons. We also awarded the following winners at our 25th ANNUAL SUPER BUSINESS EXPO & JOB FAIR at ECSU’s K.E. White Center on March 22 & 23! Super Booth Decor Winners: H&R Block Cale: Camp & Conference Center ServPro Piedmont Natural Gas Albemarle Home Care & Hospice Best Hero: Marcus Cutrell of Workforce Development, Veterans Affairs dressed as GI Joe Best Heroine: Susan Long of Norfolk International Airport dressed as Wonder Woman Winner of The Super Expo Chef Challenge was Mama Tee’s who chose the USCG Spouse’s Club as their money recipient and The Super Expo Sweets Challenge winner was The Pines Bistro, who chose to donate their money to the NENC SPCA. All Expo Chef & Sweets Challengers also won a Dave & Busters gift card from Greater 24 just for participating. Expo had something for everyone! Job Seekers, Employers, Networkers, and public were all welcome! Expo featured over 70 businesses under one roof, DJ Taz, Wine, City Beverage beer and Pepsi products. Hooked In Productions videotaped comments from our exhibitors and they also took photographs along with Liza Franco. Many prizes were won but the grand prize winner of the $500 flight voucher from Norfolk International Airport and a $255 gift card from Busy Living Cleaning was the lucky “Batgirl” herself, Valerie Hernandez of NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Our guests enjoyed Community Day with the Non-Profit Hall of Justice and delicious Hero Subs from our own local Super Heroes... The VFW Post #6060 Hall. We thank our Expo main sponsors: COA Small Business Center, Toyota of Elizabeth City, Biggs, CenturyLink, Sentara Albemarle Medical Center, Perry Auto Group, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Alliance Nissan, Hall Automotive, Pepsi, City Beverage, TowneBank & TowneBank Mortgage, Sylvan, B&M Contractors, Select Bank, Daily Advance, The Pines, Walmart, and Whichard & Woolard. We hope you will join us for our 8th Annual Chamber Golf Outing held Thursday, May 12 at The Pines, our key sponsor of this annual tradition. Teams of four are $400 and include 18 holes, cart, prizes, goody bags, lunch, snacks, beer and Pepsi products. The chamber is here to promote YOUR business! 252-335-4365/ 502 East Ehringhaus Street, EC, NC 27909 Albemarle Tradewinds April 2016 5