KURE BEACH DOUBLE-SPRINT TRIATHLON THIS SUNDAY
Kure Beach will be hosting the annual, Double-Sprint Triathlon this Sunday, June 26, from 7:00-11:00 am. Activity will be in the vicinity of Joe Eakes Park and the Kure Beach Fishing Pier. The KB police will be directing traffic, but expect delays and plan accordingly. If you have questions, contact John Batson at 910-458-6535. If you have problem issues during the event that need attention, call 911 as this is the fastest way to get in touch with someone from the police department. Click on this link for more information about the event and for a route map.
SUMMER CONCERT THIS COMING FRIDAY NIGHT
Come on down to the Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area this Friday night from 6:30-8:30 pm to hear classic rock & blues tunes performed by “Blind Lemon Pledge” as part of the Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Town of Kure Beach. Bring your own dinner or purchase from the concessions that will be available on the concert field.
KB OCEAN RESCUE BBQ FUNDRAISER
Come on out and support your local ocean rescue team at the Kure Beach Fire Department on Friday, June 24 at 6:30pm. Menu includes pulled pork and coleslaw with a dinner roll, corn on the cob, baked beans, potato salad, sweet tea/soft drinks, and banana pudding for dessert. There will be music and raffles, too. Cost is just $7 for adults and $5 for kids.
HURRICANE INFORMATION SESSIONS
The town is sponsoring Hurricane information sessions at Kure Beach Town Hall on the following dates. The town’s Emergency Response Coordinator, David Heglar, will lead the session. We encourage you to come and ask questions to help you with your personal emergency planning.
STATE FAIR BUS TRIP – SURVEYING YOUR INTEREST
The NC State Fair in Raleigh takes place October 14-24, 2011, and Seniors aged 65+ will be admitted FREE of charge. There is an admission fee for all others, except children 5 and under. Kure Beach Parks & Recreation is planning a bus trip to the fair, but we need to hear from you before final plans are made. Can we count on you to join us for this bus trip? We plan to leave from Town Hall at 9:00 am on Thursday, October 20, and the bus will take everyone back to Town Hall, leaving the fair at 4:00 pm. You will be free to enjoy the fair at your own pace. A fee of about $15-$20 per person will be charged for bus transportation, depending on the cost of the bus. You will be responsible for all other costs at the fair. Please respond via email if you’d be interested in going, and give us an idea of how many people you’d like to bring with you. Once it has been determined that there is enough interest in the trip, we’ll schedule it and send out a notice.
KURE BEACH PARKS & RECREATION “LEGENDS IN CONCERT” BUS TRIP: TAKING RESERVATIONS NOW!!!
Make your reservation at Kure Beach Town Hall for the upcoming bus trip to see “Legends in Concert” in Myrtle Beach, SC. This trip will take place on Tuesday, September 27 for the very low price of just $46 per person. The bus will leave from Town Hall at 9:00 am and will return at 6:00 pm. This show is internationally acclaimed and is known as the pioneer of live celebrity impersonator shows. You’ll find the greatest collection of celebrity impersonators ever assembled showcasing music legends such as Elvis Presley, The Blues Brothers, Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Cher, Madonna and many more. Space on the bus is limited, so reserve your spot today! For additional information, call Kure Beach Town Hall at 458-8216.
NOTICE OF CANDIDACY & FILING - OFFICE OF MAYOR OR TOWN COUNCIL
The filing period for persons wishing to file Notice of Candidacy for the office of Mayor or Town Council member opens at noon on Friday, July 1 and closes at noon on Friday, July 15, 2011.
SUMMER GARBAGE PICKUP FOR RESIDENTS
The Town is offering its summer garbage pickup again this year to residents of Kure Beach. Besides having your regular garbage pickup during the week, you can also opt to have an extra pickup every Saturday or Sunday for just $50 per can, per month, for a minimum of 2 months. Contact Pat Fortier at Town Hall to sign up: 910-458-8216.
KURE BEACH COMMITTEE VACANCIES
The Town of Kure Beach is always looking for residents who would like to serve on Town committees. For a list of committees and member vacancies, access the Town’s website and view the list at the bottom of the calendar list on the homepage. The Town is particularly looking for a volunteer to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission.
COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR
Mayor Dean Lambeth wants to hear your thoughts and concerns regarding the Kure Beach community. Come and meet with him on Saturday mornings at Town Hall from 9:00 -11:00 am.
KURE BEACH BUSINESS CORNER
If your business has a special offer, simply email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org to be included in this section of our weekly email. This information goes out to over 900 Kure Beach residents and friends, so it’s a great opportunity to “plug” your business! Keep our information short and concise. No attachments, please.
FT. FISHER BEACH HOUSE BAR & GRILL
This facility, located along the Cape Fear River on the grounds of the Ft. Fisher Air Force Recreation Area, will be open for business on the following days/hours: