The Ocracoke Preservation Society’s fall membership/potluck meeting tonight (Nov. 15), 6 p.m. in the Community Center, 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy., will honor island son Martin Garrish.
Recording artist and well-known performer, Garrish will receive the Society’s third Cultural Heritage Award in commemoration for his role in preserving the Ocracoke music tradition. Earl W. O’Neal Jr and Blanche Jolliff Howard have received it in the past.
This meeting is open to members and nonmembers. All are invited to attend.
An overview on the Society’s activities and finances will be presented as well as slate of candidates for offices and the board of directors will be presented for approval.