Monday, January 14, 2013
Festival of Lights night designated for Cross health center
Berkeley County Council has approved a resolution to designate the proceeds from the Dec. 22 gate admission fee at the Festival of Lights Show from 5 to 9 p.m. to the New Cross Community Health Center.
The show costs $5 per vehicle on that day.
The citizens of Cross extend our warmest appreciation to the Berkeley County Council members for their generosity and consideration in this action; we wish you all a Happy Holiday Season!
All residents of Cross and surrounding towns are invited to come enjoy the Festival of Lights Show at the Old Santee Canal Park and also support the Cross Health Center Building Fundraiser benefit.
Mt. Olivet will have a Christmas cantata followed by refreshments in the fellowship hall at 6 p.m. on Dec. 23.
A Christmas Eve candlelight service will take place at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, to includes the Lord's Supper. Everyone is invited.
Spring Hill U. M. Church will celebrate the Christmas Season with its annual Christmas Eve Service at 5 p.m.
For the last minute gift, Spring Hill U. M. Church's cookbook, Cooking Through Time is still available for $12.50. Please contact Debbie at 688-5519, Teresa at 688-4169 or Julie at 753-2995 for delivery.
On Dec. 15 the Friendship Church had a family night supper; then on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. there was a "Service of Lessons and Carols" with many members participating. The Christmas Eve Service will begin at 6 p.m on Dec. 24.
Happy Anniversary to Ronald and Cynthia Brock who will celebrate their 29th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17. Congratulations, Ron and Cynthia and best wishes for many more.
The women of WIRE held their Christmas group meeting last week with Christmas music by the fourth and fifth graders of H.E. Bonner Elementary School under the direction of their very capable director.
Vida Litchfield gave the opening prayer, and Dell Gillens gave the blessing before lunch.
After the music the youth departed back to school and the room full of ladies enjoyed a bountiful holiday luncheon. WIRE member Catherine Chapman sang beautifully two a cappella Christmas songs.
Ricky and Theresa Metts of Moncks Corner, Will and Joyce Hutto of Pinopolis, and Ellison and Celeste Singletary of Cross enjoyed a day at Myrtle Beach in December to attend Calvin Gilmore's Christmas Show at Carolina Opry.
The first stop of the day was for a leisurely, healthy, larger than normal breakfast at Cracker Barrel! After breakfast, the group picked up the reserved tickets, and got ready to enjoy a terrific matinee show at Carolina Opry.
The Christmas Show was one to remember for the remainder of the holidays and tell others about.
There was still plenty of time left to find a seafood buffet before calling it a full day at the beach. One of the best seafood dinners ever was found and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.
Anyone interested may still be able to call for a few tickets and enjoy the Christmas music of Carolina Opry by some great musicians.
Frank and Linda recently hosted a Christmas party at their home.
In the festively decorated home, the usual game was played with Frank's rules of only taking a desired gift three times. With lots of laughter and joking, the men's favorite gift of the evening must have been the large set of tools that most of the men were eyeing and hoping to get although the ladies present were sure the guys already had more than they use.
The favorite ladies' gift was definitely the leather handbag that was chosen by all who could before the third time landed the handbag a home with one lucky lady.
Everyone went home happy and stuffed with delicious food!