Cross Currents

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The winning carts at the recent Fourth of July celebration included the Most Patriotic, decorated by Jaye and Angie Joye.

Cross picnic, fireworks show a hit The Cross Recreational Development Picnic proved to be a memorable event for everyone, as over 200 people braved the heat on June 30 to join Vicki, Pearl, Simon and Gil for an early celebration of the Fourth of July at their home overlooking Lake Moultrie. The day was packed full of activities for all ages to enjoy! A delightful picnic was enjoyed with over 200 grilled burgers, 100 hot dogs, and many delicious side dishes brought by everyone. Then 17 golf carts entered the second annual regatta for judging. The grand finale of the day came after dark with a terrific fireworks show from a platform in the water while a large crowd gathered in boats, golf carts, and with chairs to watch. The winning carts of the regatta were: Most Patriotic, Jaye and Angie Joye with Uncle Sam;  and Best Decorated, Jim Lyder and grandkids with a golf cart Fourth of July Train. The runners up were Bobby Lamb and the Holcom ladies. The fireworks were accompanied by music. One viewer was heard to exclaim,“ Is that the finale? That’s at least the third time that we thought it couldn’t get any better!”

VBS Vacation Bible School at Galilee will be held July 24 through 27 at 6 p.m. nightly featuring "Praising Puppets for Jesus.” Youth will enjoy the food, crafts, and fun for all, a jumping castle as well as other fun on Friday. Everyone is welcome!

Baby Cade Audrey Griebe, daughter of Harriet Hill of North Charleston and Jack Hill of Lebanon, is now a grandmother, and Steve is a grandfather! Kristin and her husband are proud parents of Baby Cade, who was born June 21, 2012; he was 9 lb., 1 oz. at birth. Congratulations to all.

Reunion On the first Saturday of July, the three-family reunion was enjoyed by all in attendance at The Cross, Bradwell, Grooms Annual Reunion was held the first Saturday of July. Thanks to Ed Pierce, president; Pat Rudd, treasurer; and Amber Driggers, secretary; who have served so well to continue this family tradition.

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