Woman's Club


In addition to raising money for donations to local non-profit organizations, the Oriental Woman's Club sponsors a number of service and special interest activities.   Activities are managed by the Program Groups and Activity Managers of the club, which include Arts, Education, Home Life, Ladies of the Neuse, and Garden Club.


The Oriental Woman’s Club will host a golf tournament on August 25th at the Minnesott Golf & Country Club.  The tournament will use a Super Ball format. There will be men’s, women’s and mixed teams competing for awards and cash prizes.  Individuals not registered as a foursome will be placed in a foursome for play. Current plans are as follows:   $10,000 for a Hole-in-One on the 5th hole, a tournament fee of $60 per individual which includes green fee, golf cart and lunch. Sign-in begins at 8 am with a shot gun start at 9 am. A continental breakfast will be available during this period. There will be a 50/50 raffle, a chinese auction, and many awards and cash prizes.

Click here for a brochure with additional information and a registration form.  Information on places to stay and things to do in Oriental can be found at and .

To Become a Sponsor: Contact Sally Belangia, PO Box 95, Oriental, NC 28571, 252-249-1252, .

  • Gold--$250 (golf cart sign & sponsor sign)
  • Silver--$100 (sponsor sign)

To Volunteer to Help : (OWC members; others welcome)-Contact Sally Belangia, PO Box 95, Oriental, NC 28571, 252-249-1252,

The Oriental Woman's Club is celebrating 100 years of community service, and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization within the meaning of the US Internal Revenue Code. As such, donations are tax deductible.

Ongoing activities of the Club include the following: 

Community Service

Adopt-A-Highway The club maintains a 2-mile stretch of NC Highway 55 through Oriental. 

Arts Festivals OWC sponsors local competitions for Pamlico County students in arts, crafts, literature, music, needlework, and photography.

Oriental Cemetary  The care of Silverbrook Road cemetery is the longest on-going community service project of the OWC.  It began as a special project in October 1922, and is now supported by a mix of family lot owner payments, perpetual care interest earnings, public donations, and fundraising.  

Scholarships  The Inez S. Hargrove and Frank and Violet Cathers Scholarships are awarded to a Pamlico County student each year.

Yoga  Free classes are held September - May on Monday and Wednesday at 8:30am at the clubhouse.

The Bridge group includes members at all levels of expertise and meets to share knowledge of the game through play and discussion. The group meets every Monday at 1PM at the Clubhouse.

Special Interest Groups

The Ladies of the Neuse (LON) are members of OWC whose home and career responsibilities keep them from taking an active part in the Club's daytime activities.  The group meets at 6:30pm on the third Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse.  

The Garden Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the clubhouse or other locations if a field trip is planned. Check the calendar on the home page. A newsletter (available under the Newsletter link above) is published September through May.


Women together... making a difference

PO Box 515, 1007 Gilgo Road, Oriental, NC 28571