TGIF Returns After Summer Hiatus

Friday, September 20, 2019 from 6 PM – 8 PM at the Pink Palace.  TGIF is an casual gathering of Sea Trail residents and property owners. Come to visit with long time friends and neighbors and also make new acquaintances. New home owners in Sea Trail who are in attendance will be introduced. This is a great opportunity to mingle and enjoy each other’s company. Please bring an appetizer or desert dish to share. Also BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage).

Shag Dancing – Ocean Islanders Shag Club

Come join in an evening of fun with fellow shag dancers at the Ocean Islanders Shag Club September dance, to be held on Saturday, September 28th, at the Brick Landing Country Club, 1882 Goose Creek Rd. SW, Ocean Isle Beach.  The doors will open at 6:30 PM with dancing to begin at 7:00 PM.  Light snacks and a cash bar will be available. Singles are welcome as well as all skill levels of dancers, including beginners.  Membership is not required to attend; the only expectation is for everyone to have a great time!
Cost to attend:
Member – $5/person
SOS card holder and/or member of other local club – $7/person
Non member – $10/person
If anyone should have questions about the club, please contact club president Ronnie Robinson at

Thanks to Charlie Schorpp for His Photos

Charlie Schorpp just sent us five photos to be posted to the Photo Gallery.  Click to view them.  Click on each one to see its full size, beauty and details.  They are wonderful pictures of wildlife post hurricane Dorian.  We thank each of you for sharing your photography talent with all the rest of us.  It is a joy to view such amazing pictures of the beauty that surrounds us no matter the season or weather.

September STMA Board Meeting Information

The bi-monthly STMA Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 beginning at 3 pm in the Pink Palace.  This is an important meeting as John Rothermel will discuss an up to date 2019 Financial Report and the 2020 Operating/Reserve budget with dues information.  All members are encouraged to attend and will have the opportunity to address the Board with questions or concerns as they do at each of these meetings.

The following are available to review:  Agenda, Combined Committee Reports, Draft Minutes from the July, 2019 Board meeting, Financial Report and 2020 Budget Proposal:

Click HERE for the Agenda

Click HERE for the combined Committee Reports

Click HERE for the July, 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

The Treasurers Report and the 2020 Budget Proposal can be accessed via the About Us page > Committees > Finance Committee.  You must be logged in to view this combined report.  

Bob Kakos Funeral

Bob Kakos passed away on September 11th.  There will be a Celebration of Life for Bob Kakos on Wednesday, October 2nd at 10:00 am at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church.  A reception following the service will be held at the Pink Palace.  Please keep Nancy and their family in your thoughts and prayers.

Brunswick County Recycling Services

Brunswick County residents and property owners can dispose of the following year around.

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