President’s Message – March 2024

Another driving season is upon us. Our clocks will spring forward on Saturday night, March 9th, and we can look forward to the first day of Spring on March 19th. Did you know that is one day earlier because it is a leap year, and February had an extra day? As we mentioned in our…

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President’s Message – February 2024

As we welcome in 2024, we would like to thank the CFMC for their confidence in electing us as co-Presidents. We look forward to continuing to meet members and enjoy the roads and activities of North Carolina. For those we have not met, we have been members of CFMC since September 2021, and we own…

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President’s Message – January 2024

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a blessed Christmas and Holiday with friends and families. With the rush of the busiest season of the year behind us, we can focus on new goals, hopes, and opportunities in the coming year of 2024. For us, it marks the 31st year of the CFMC. Not many…

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President’s Message – December 2023

Well, it’s finally here, the last month of 2023.  If you’re like me, you have to look at the calendar to believe it’s the end of another year. I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and are preparing for the celebration of the end-of-year holidays. With the hustle and bustle of the next few weeks,…

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President’s Message – November 2023

We’re enjoying a beautiful fall season here in southeastern North Carolina. As we wrap up October with summer-like weather, we know that the chilly winds and lower temperatures are only delayed, not avoided. November brings us the beginning of what for many, is the busiest time of the year. We’ll gain an hour as daylight…

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President’s Message – September 2023

I hope this finds all members safe and well.  In a few days we’ll be celebrating Labor Day.  It seems as though Memorial Day, the unofficial beginning of summer, was only a short time ago.  With the recent heat indices in the 110–115-degree range, most of us will gladly welcome the relief that September’s cooler…

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President’s Message – August 2023

I hope this finds all CFMC members well and enjoying our traditionally hot summer here in southeastern North Carolina.  Now that the July 4th holiday is behind us, we can get ready for the next big celebration, Labor Day.  The summer makes us appreciate the blessings of living in an area that other folks only…

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President’s Message – July 2023

Can 2023 be half over? I’m afraid so.  As we enter the second half of this year, we’re seeing shorter hours of daylight, longer lines at our favorite restaurants, more traffic, and crowds everywhere.  Welcome to summer in southeastern North Carolina. We shouldn’t be surprised because after all, those large crowds are here for the…

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President’s Message – July 2023

After a beautiful spring, we find that summer is just around the corner. Even before summer’s official arrival on June 21, we’re seeing the influx of visitors to our area and the assurance that hot, humid days are sure to follow.  June also brings us other dates of celebration including Flag Day and the birthday…

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President’s Message – May 2023

Spring is in full bloom and summer is just around the corner. As I write this month’s column, Judy and I are in Boise, Idaho for a reunion. Spring is a later arrival here with snow cover at the higher elevations. Spring blooms are about 3-4 weeks behind our area, but you can tell it’s…

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