• Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Alexander Snipe

Garden Club hosts luncheon
Belle Isle Garden Club met on March 5 at Belle Isle Presbyterian Church with Iris Neal hosting a delicious luncheon. 
Kathy Woolsey, curator of Cypress Gardens, presented a wonderful, entertaining design program. 
Kathy’s mother, Nancy Rice, from Lynchburg, Virginia, installed the new garden club officers: President Betty Gourdin, Vice-President Linda Rounds, Recording Secretary Sylvia Parnell, Corresponding Secretary Gini Martin, and Treasurer Carol Weaver. Carol Ward was welcomed as a new member.
Betty Gourdin reported on the Breath of Spring Flower Show conducted at Cypress Gardens. Three members entered the horticulture competition. All of them, Iris Neal, Linda Rounds and Betty won Blue Ribbons on at least one of their entries. 
Linda won a Blue Ribbon for all four of her entries plus was awarded a Top Award, the Most Outstanding Small Daffodil.  Betty won a Blue Ribbon for her Small Design.  The Club was awarded the Cypress Gardens Ribbon for favorite Educational Exhibit. 
Plans were finalized for the club Tea on March 9.  Plans were also made for a trip in April to Beidler Forest. The meeting ended following the distribution of door prizes by Iris Neal, the Club’s host, the meeting was adjourned.
The Yard of the month award was presented to Kim and Lowell Walker, of Ranger Drive in Cross.
Glory Communications
Berkeley County salutes native son Alexander Snipe and Glory Communications as they celebrate 20 years of dedicated service to South Carolina and the nation.
Alex, as he is affectionately called by those near and dear to him, grew up in St. Stephen and attended the public schools of Berkeley County. He and his siblings were brought up in a strong Christian environment, grounded in service to others, and today, the tradition of service continues.
Alex is a broadcast veteran of 24 years, and owner of eight radio stations in South Carolina.
In January 2006, this Berkeley County native was inducted into the South Carolina Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.
As President and CEO of Glory Communications LLC, his stations operate in West Columbia, Sumter, Orangeburg, Walterboro, Camden, St. Stephen, and Florence.  His contributions to the up building of the Christian Spirit in  South Carolina, and these United States is unquestionable.
Keeping in Prayer
Viola Middleton, Ruth Williams, Emily Jones, Vanilla Thompson, Lucille Edwards, Ernestine G. Williams, Ernestine M. Williams, Gracie Williams, Annie Wiggins, Lamont Halback, Louise King, Loretta White, James Pinckney, Annie Graves, Deloris Montgomery, Dr. Hattie Martin, Mattie Dingle, Noel Smalls, Lillie Whitten, Margie Prioleau, Rev. Dr. Leon G. Brown, Naomi Fashion, Cousin Alice, Julia Jenkins, Victoria Middleton, Linnea Theirse, Hazel Crawford, and all others in need of care and attention. 
We continue to keep them in prayer and in our good wishes for the recovery of health.
Items of Interest
Send items of interest to Yvonne J. Barnes, 1458 Colonel Maham Dr., Pineville, SC 29468. Call (843) 567-4182 or email ybarnes@homesc.com.

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