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October 2015

Compensation by Ralph

Compensation by Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Emerson gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of Transcendentalism in his 1836 essay, Nature. Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled “The American Scholar” in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. considered to be America’s “Intellectual Declaration of Independence”. Emerson wrote most of his important essays as lectures first, then revised them for print. His first two collections of essays – Essays: First Series and Essays: Second Series, published respectively in 1841 and 1844 – represent the core of his thinking, and include such well-known essays as Self-Reliance, The Over-Soul, Circles, The Poet and Experience. Together with Nature, these essays made the decade from the mid-1830s to the mid-1840s Emerson’s most fertile period. Source: Wikipedia Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his essay, “Compensation,” wrote that each person is compensated in like manner for that which he or she has contributed. The Law of Compensation is another restatement of the Law of Sowing and Reaping. It says that you will always be compensated for your efforts and for your contribution, whatever it is, however much or however little. Reprinted from briantracy.com Does your company have a product in need of marketing? The Albemarle Tradewinds staff will set-up locations, market your product and sell business to business for you. Give us a call mountain wealth worm nature shadow discourse concession preacher ingenuous planets culture universal devil abuses prudent angels time infancy garden sunshine 4 Albemarle Tradewinds October 2015 albemarletradewinds.com

A Night to Remember By: Kelly Thorsby We were beyond thrilled with the chamber’s first karaoke contest, CHAMBER-OKE held on Thursday, September 24 at the Arts of the Albemarle. Over 30 talented performers of our community chose to sing for our Chamber Capital Campaign Fund, which was designed to expand our chamber facilities to offer even more resources to our members and the public. Jerry Newell/ DJ Taz ran our karaoke and Celebrity Judges were , Ray Turner of Dixie 105.7fm , Andy Montero from Montero’s Restaurant and Carol Flowers of Flowers Printing. Judges chose Jason “Good Time” Reed for Best Soloist and Forest Park Church Worship Group (Amber Jones, Taylor Bray & Chanelle Winslow) as Best Group Act. The People’s Choice Award was given to The Pepsi Boys (Danny Hare & Floyd Wilkins) for singing “Buy Me a Boat” for the most audience votes collected. Gary Hobbs of Long & Foster won the 50/50 raffle and graciously donated the money back to the chamber fund. Crowd favorites included True Images Salon Pink Ladies’ reenactment of Beauty School Dropout and Dr. Craig Schranz & the Sentara Sensations doing Stayin’ Alive by The Bee Gees. We thank everyone who sponsored (CenturyLink, Arts of the Albemarle, City Beverage, Pepsi & Albemarle Distributing), performed, voted, or attended this enjoyable event. And golfers, don’t put those golf clubs away just yet! The 7th Annual Chamber Fall Golf Classic takes place on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at The Pines! Enjoy a beautiful fall day at CenturyLink on the Links while enjoying Pepsi products, City Beverage beers, delicious food and great prizes! $100 per player or $400 per team. Contact us for more information on these great events and join us for the fun! elizabethcitychamber.org/ 252.335.4365 - Full service firearm shop. sales, service, maintenance, full line accessories. - Licensed, insured and fully knowledgeable staff. - We have all permits for our range and exceed requirements from federal agencies. - We will be selling year round memberships, as well as walk in rates. - We have a rental gun program. - Several classes are available, for both the experienced shooter as well as the beginner. - Our overall goal is to promote knowledge, safety and a one of a kind experience to our customers. Gun Shack Indoor Shooting Range! Email your Name, Email and Phone number for more information to gunshack72@gmail.com STAINED GLASS 3D LEARN TO MAKE BOXES AND VASES @ COLLEGE OF THE ALBEMARLE NOVEMBER 10TH - DECEMBER 15TH TUESDAY EVENINGS 6:30-9:30 LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE CALL: 252-335-0821 ext. 2250. facebook.com/AlbemarleTradingPost Albemarle Tradewinds October 2015 5