Is there any moment more magical than writing a letter to Santa Claus at Christmas time? The volunteers at Sunset Vision couldn’t think of one! So, we want to help area kids of all ages (and grand kids far and wide) to send their letter to the Big Guy in red! Click Letters to Santa Information One of Santa’s Helpers from the North Pole will reply!
The November Newsletter for the First Tee — Coastal Carolinas is loaded with information including the 2021 Player Card sale going on now and the upcoming Virtual Gingerbread House Contest. You won’t want to miss what’s inside — FTCC November Newsletter
Please click November Newsletter for OIMF for all of the information about the Coastal Carolina Museum and Ingram Planetarium updates.
Families can experience a magical take on the holidays this month in a Harry Potter-themed special event at Ingram Planetarium called Astronomy for Wizards. Experience the skies as if you were a student of witchcraft and wizardry in the fictional world of Hogwarts at 1:00 PM on Sunday, December 6 and Sunday, December 20. Click Experience Magic in the Stars for all of the details.
Click on the Links below to read all about the upcoming events & latest information from both the Museum and Planetarium:
Vacation Disaster Preparation Safety Guide
This guide contains plenty of helpful information that many residents that travel abroad might find helpful. The guide could be a great addition to your planning such as:
- Helpful and actionable tips and advice about travel emergencies and disaster awareness whilst travelling or vacationing abroad and what travelers can do to prepare for and stay safe in case of an emergency.
- Key stats and figures about travel safety and natural disasters across the world, including the countries most and least at risk to calamities, different types of natural disasters, the risk of terrorism and political unrest, and examples of major and personal emergencies to prepare for.
- Practical and useful travel safety information such as emergency hotline numbers across the world, what to do in case disaster strikes, advice if you are injured or hospitalized abroad, when to contact your embassy for assistance and other helpful advice.
- A travel safety checklist to help you prepare for emergencies and links to other useful resources and information online about overseas travel safety and disaster preparedness.
Click HERE for the entire guide. Click HERE for the Useful Information page where the guide can also be found.
Brunswick County residents and property owners can dispose of the following year around.
BRUNSWICK COUNTY LANDFILL
Electronics, fluorescent bulbs & CFL’s, single stream recycling, scrap metal, appliances, propane tanks, oyster shells, tires (limit 5 per resident), used cooking oil, latex paint & cans, textiles, corrugated cardboard, household & automotive batteries, used oil, oil filters, antifreeze, fuel, smoke detectors and cellphones.
Electronics, fluorescent bulbs (4 foot or smaller) & CFL’s, single stream recycling, corrugated cardboard, scrap metal, household batteries, appliances, oyster shells (all locations except Leland), tires (Southport and Leland only, limit 5 per resident), used cooking oil, smoke detectors, textiles and cellphones.
Single-stream recycling and textiles (coming soon).
For location and hours, please visit the Brunswick County Solid Waste & Recycling website at https://www.brunswickcountync.gov/solid-waste-and-recycling/.
Sunset Vision recently raised the funds to buy five beach “All Terrain” wheelchairs and donated them to the Town of Sunset Beach. The wheelchairs are manufactured by MJM international and are made from healthcare grade polymer plastic to inhibit/control the growth of bacteria. They are lead and latex free. To reserve a chair for use during a visit to Sunset Beach, please call Town Hall at 579-6297. For more information about Sunset Vision and they work they do click www.sunsetvision.org