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Socialization, Education and Recreation (SER) Sponsored Activities

On-going activities held at the Association Center
111 Lighthouse Wynd:
 
  Yoga
Mondays & Wednesdays at 11:45am

Tuesdays & Thursdays at 10 :45am

3rd Monday of every month at 6pm

Classes held the first Wednesday of the month from 2-5pm.

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March 5, 2019
Insurance Q&A Session Links

In February, BHA held an Insurance Q&A Session with representatives of the NC Department of Insurance, FEMA and a retired insurance professional/fellow BHI homeowner. Valuable resources and advice were given to owners during the session. Below are links to the recorded session and handouts.

CLICK HERE to view the recorded video.

CLICK HERE to view the NCDOI's presentation.

Please feel free to let BHA know what other types of information sessions would be helpful. Send suggestions to Pam Henson at pam@baldheadassociation.com.
Hurricane Task Force Meetings
Friday, March 8th, 4-6pm
Friday, March 15th, 4-6pm
Public Safety Multi-Purpose Room

Hurricane Task Force Chair Rex Cowdry sent a message through the Village's Voice about two upcoming meetings of the Task Force on Friday, March 8th and Friday, March 15th. Both meetings will be from 4-6pm. Call-in information is provided.

CLICK HERE to view the message in its entirety.
Revaluation Notices Sent

BHI property owners should watch for the revaluation information that was mailed by Brunswick County in late February. Conducted every four years by the County, revaluation is the process of reappraising the value of property to current market value. All property owners have the right to appeal their appraisal and should appeal online at http://tax.brunsco.net/itsportal/appeal

Questions? Contact Brunswick County 910-253-2811 or visit 
Reporting Potholes in NC

Tired of running over the same pothole? With all the wet weather, the NC Department of Transportation is looking for help in identifying potholes that need to be repaired. CLICK HERE for the online form.
BHA NEWS/EVENTS
March Island Report

Hard copies of this month's Island Report were mailed a little late this month, but here are links to the electronic versions.

CLICK HERE to view the electronic version.

CLICK HERE to view the pdf version.
2019 Assessments Info

BHA has been overwhelmed with questions about the 2019 assessment invoices since they were mailed last week. Specifically, property owners have asked about the special assessment for the Battery 4 purchase from 2016. Below is helpful information that was previously published on that subject.

CLICK HERE for information that ran in the February 2019  Island Report about the special assessment for the Battery 4 purchase. See the article on page 9.

CLICK HERE  for more information about this year's assessments that ran in the January 2019  Island Report .

Contact BHA for any questions. Call 910-457-4676, ext. 21 or email Carrie@BaldHeadAssociation.com.
Last Chance for Garden Plots

Only three large plots and four small plots are available for leasing in BHA's Community Garden, which is located in N. Bald Head Wynd across from TimberCreek. Large plots can be leased for $250 and the small ones for $100 annually. Property owners who are interested in leasing a plot should contact Diane Mesaris at diane@baldheadassociation.com.
Calling History Volunteers!

Bald Head Association and the Old Baldy Foundation are partnering again on a project to help preserve the history of Bald Head Island for generations to come. And, this time, you don't even have to be on BHI to help out!

The project entails creating searchable tags for pictures that are already uploaded to Old Baldy's online photo database. Email Travis Gilbert at travis@oldbaldy.org to let him know you'd like to participate and he'll send you directions to get started.
Handmade Card Class
Wednesday, March 6; 2-5pm
BHA's Association Center

Join Pattie Caban for this fun class on card making with stamps! Class size is limited to 8 individuals (ages 12 and older). The fee is $30 for 12 cards (4 each of 3 different designs). All materials needed to complete the cards are furnished. Contact BHA at 910-457-4676, ext. 21 with questions.
3rd Monday Potluck Dinner
March 18th at 6pm
BHA's Association Center

Please come join fellow islanders for the next Pot Luck Dinner on Monday, March 18th beginning at 6pm. It will be held at the Association Center. Bring a dish to share and your drink of choice. It is a great way to see old friends and make new ones. Contact Elizabeth Kinney at eckinney4@gmail.com with questions.
SAVE YOUR STUFF!

Island Treasures
Community Yard Sale
Saturday, June 22nd; 10am - 3pm
BHA's Association Center

The annual Island Treasures Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, June 22nd from 10am - 3pm at the Association Center. Tables can be reserved later but in the meantime, put aside items that can be sold that day. More information will be forthcoming.
COMMUNITY NEWS/EVENTS
Ash Wednesday Service
Wednesday, March 6th; 1-1:30pm
Village Chapel

The Village Chapel of Bald Head Island will hold its annual A sh Wednesday Service on Wednesday,  March 6th from 1-1:30pm.  Rev. Garrett Albertson of Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport will preside.  For additional information, contact Pattie Caban at chapelbhi@bellsouth.net or 910-457-1183. 
Friends of Music Concert
Friday, March 8th; 7:30-9pm
Village Chapel

The next Friends of Music Concert takes place at 7:30pm on Friday, March 8th and features The Sheets - a talented trumpet and organ duet. While attendance is free of charge (thanks to the generosity of many friends of music), the expenses of bringing musicians of this caliber to the island are not cheap, with travel, accommodations and meals.  If you'd like to become a Friend of Music, please send your contributio n to Robert Daffer, PO Box 569, Fulton, MD 20759.
BADWATER Cape Fear Race
Saturday, March 16th
7:45am start time at Old Baldy

Organized by AdventureCORPS, Inc., the BADWATER CAPE FEAR is a 51.4-mile ultra running race featuring a twelve-mile warm-up around BHI followed by 38 miles of running up East Beach to Fort Fisher. 

Please stay aware of runners throughout the day and keep in mind that runners will be on the course throughout the Island up until 9:45pm when the 51-mile race course closes at the Conservancy. For more information, visit  http://www.badwater.com/event/badwater-cape-fear/.
Howl at the Moon
Wednesday, March 20th
6:30-8:30pm
Beach Access #39

The next Howl at the Moon Sunset/Moonrise Party takes place on Wednesday, March 20th from 6:30-8:30pm at Beach Access #39. BYOB and bring an appetizer to share. The Maritime Market will bring a huge pot of hot soup for all to enjoy. 
Annual Boy Scout Breakfast
Tuesday, March 26th at 9am
BHA's Association Center

This year's annual Boy Scout Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, March 26th at 9am at the Association Center. This year's speaker is Dr. Ellis Tinsley Jr., a leading North Carolina Surgeon in both vascular and general surgery.  He's also an Eagle Scout and received scouting's highest volunteer award for his strong support of scouting. As always, the breakfast is free of charge, but it is a fundraiser, so you'll have an opportunity to contribute to our local Boy Scout Council. If you'd like to attend, please let Dick Johnston know ( erj@bellsouth.net or  919-673-6776).
SAVE THE DATE
Operation Medicine Cabinet
April 3rd 9am-4pm
Public Safety Department

Potluck Dinner
April 15th at 6pm

Spring Litter Sweep
Monday, April 22nd; 9-11am

Ray Webb Community Blood Drive
Wednesday, April 24th
CLICK HERE for info.

Vet Visit
April 25th; 8:30am - 1pm

Upcoming Events on Bald Head 

 

You can see all of the upcoming events in chronological order on the "Events" portion of our website.  Visit the website at www.baldheadassociation.com and click on "Events" at the top of the page, or just access the Community Calendar through the link below:  

    


FYI  
BEFORE YOU PAINT OR START THAT NEW HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECT, TREE TRIMMING OR OTHER LANDSCAPING...

Click on the below links to view submission deadlines, meeting dates and other information. 
      



Also, if you're looking for information about how to get ARC and the Village of BHI required approvals for tree work on your property, give us a call at 910-457-4676 ext 22 . BHA is happy to serve and cooperate with its members to maintain and preserve the beauty of Bald Head Island for all to enjoy.
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