Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Banks wins big bucks at Cooperative meeting
Shirley Banks was the lucky winner of the 50-50 drawing at the annual meeting of the Berkeley Electric Cooperative. Banks won $1,143.50!
The session was held at the Exchange Park in Ladson on Nov. 10.
The Cross Christmas Parade is set for Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. Arrive early and park near the new Dollar General Store to get into the Christmas spirit this year!
Everyone who knows Mrs. Annie Washington of Pineville will want to make her birthday this year an extremely great occasion! She will be 96 on Dec. 26.
Mrs. Washington is the mother of Helen Ravenell of Cross, and these ladies planned on spending Thanksgiving together with the rest of their family.
Congratulations to the Washingtons!
Congratulations to Jehovah Lodge No. 351 for being named Lodge of the Year for District 2, Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons of the Orangeburg and Berkeley County area.
Jehovah was one of 13 lodges vying for the title of Lodge of the Year, and it captured the title along with Worshipful Master Stormy Gillens.
Keep up the good work, men! Other honors were given to Bro. Antequen Howell, Mason of the Year; and Bro. Kenneth Williams (Moncks Corner No. 323) was named Worshipful Master of the Year.
Funds from the awards banquet will be used to sponsor scholarships and assist the Knights of Pythagorus and the Mary B. Thomas Girls.
Day of Prayer
The Baptist Women's World Day of Prayer was held on Nov. 5 at Jerusalem Baptist Church in Jamestown. The Rev. Robert McCuthchen was the host pastor.
This was sponsored by the Antioch Baptist Association (the Rev. Leon G. Brown was moderator). The guest speaker was Sis. Oila McCray, Missionary President of Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Let us continue to pray daily for our local community, state, and nation as a whole. Sis. Lillie Whitten is the Women's Auxiliary President.
Choir 18th Anniversary
The St. Matthews AME Male Choir celebrated its 18th singing anniversary on Nov. 18. Over 15 male groups came to help them celebrate this occasion.
Jay Shuler and his father, Art Shuler, were guests at the meeting of the Hill-Weatherford Post of the American Legion last week. Jay reported to the group on his week at Boy's State last summer.
Thanks to Yvonne Bradley for the majority of the news for this edition of Cross Currents
The Berkeley Independent is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The Berkeley Independent.