President’s Message – October 2021

Welcome to Fall!  Cooler, less humid days are arriving and none too soon for most of us. This time of the year in southeastern NC is a perfect time to enjoy top-down weather in our favorite roadster.   As I write this column, we’re in Banner Elk, NC at approximately 4000 feet of elevation.  The air…

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President’s Message – September 2021

September means no more post-8 PM sunsets, fewer 90-degree days and Labor Day – sure signs that the summer of 2021 is quickly coming to a close.  Like it or not, we are in the peak of hurricane season here in the southeastern NC.  Our mantra should be:  Be prepared just in case!  We also…

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President’s Message – August 2021

In getting ready to write this month’s column, I had to double-check the calendar to make sure I had the correct month.  I did, and believe it or not, it really is August already.  Summer is quickly slipping by.  Hopefully we are all returning to most of our “former, normal routines.”  One of the positive…

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President’s Message – July 2021

Don’t look now, but 2021 is half over!  Summertime is in full swing, and thankfully we are slowly returning to normal with visits to friends and family and everyday activities.  For another rude awakening, you only have 177 shopping days until Christmas!  When compared to 2020, this year’s July 4th celebrations will almost certainly be…

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President’s Message – June 2021

As May ends with summer-like heat, we gear up for what we all hope will be a much more “normal” summer than that of 2020.  Believe it or not, by the end of June our daylight will begin to shorten so make sure to enjoy this precious commodity while we can. I am thrilled to…

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Presidents Message – May 2021

As we anticipate the approach of summertime that May harkens, I hope everyone and their families are safe and healthy and that this year’s celebration of Mother’s Day is somewhat more normal than last year’s. Let’s enjoy the remaining days of what has been a spectacular spring before the heat and humidity arrive.  The return…

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President’s Message – March 2021

I hope everyone is remaining safe and healthy.  Top-down weather is on its way!  March brings us St. Patrick’s Day, the beginning of spring and hopefully, the opportunity to resume our CFMC events and activities in the near future.  The vaccine availability has created some hope and optimism that we will be able to move…

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President’s Message – February 2021

I hope that everyone and their families have experienced a safe and healthy start to 2021. There is certainly encouraging news in that the Covid vaccine is becoming available in our area and vaccination opportunities are ramping up for eligible candidates.  Hopefully, in a few months, anyone desiring to get the vaccine will be able…

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President’s Message – January 2021

Happy New Year!  I hope that everyone had a joyous holiday and was able to safely spend time with family and friends either in person or virtually.   Judy and I spent the holidays at our cabin in southwest Virginia.  We were surprised with a light dusting of snow on Christmas morning which brought the holidays…

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President’s Message – December 2020

It’s almost over!  What a year 2020 has been.  I hope everyone had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving even if this year’s celebrations were a little different than those of the past.  December is arriving and with it comes a time to reflect on what the ending year brought and the anticipation of what the…

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