Elks Golfers Score Again for Local Charities

Elks Golfers Score Again for Local Charities

Donating money to help local charities is par for the course for the Oak Island Elks Lodge. After all, “Elks Care, Elks Share” is their motto.  Over the last several years, the OKI Elks have donated approximately $12,000-$18,000 annually to such charities as...
November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month

From the earliest accounts of Wampanoag Indians teaching settlers in Plymouth, Massachusetts, how to grow corn (Thanksgiving anyone?) to today’s Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland, a Pueblo Indian, Native Americans have always had a tremendous impact on our country. ...
‘Books Unite Us’ Is Theme of Banned Books Week

‘Books Unite Us’ Is Theme of Banned Books Week

How would you feel if someone said you couldn’t read the Bible because it was banned due to its religious content? What would your book club do if it was blocked from reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, also because of fears about religion? Think about the...
3 More Ways to Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

3 More Ways to Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

Hopefully by now you’ve chosen a book—or stack of books—to read on National Book Lovers Day, Monday, August 9. So, you may be wondering, “What else can I do to celebrate?” Here are three great ideas: Why not make National Book Lovers Day a time to sort through your...
Did You Know? National Book Lovers Day Is August 9

Did You Know? National Book Lovers Day Is August 9

Books, books, and more books!  Books that educate us, books that entertain us, books that raise our awareness and increase our empathy toward others. Who can get enough of them?  If you are one of those people, then National Book Lovers Day is a day for you!  Put down...