Macedonia Newsline

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Photo Provided -- Volunteers with Junior Achievement visited Macedonia Middle School this week and shared information on careers with the sixth grade. The students gained valuable information to help with their future success.


Spring Tea a hit
The Macedonia Community Action Spring Tea and Fashions on Saturday, May 18 was a great success.
Thanks to Glenda Shank, the Dress Barn in Summerville, and the models for a great fashion show. The models did a terrific job and were very professional, without very much practice.
There was about 150 in attendance among these were Sen. Larry Grooms, Rep. Eddy Southard with his wife Patsy, daughter-in-law and granddaughters, and Berkeley County Councilman Jack Schurlknight and his wife, Beth.
The Tea was held at the Oak Grove PH Church Life Worship Center. The building was beautifully decorated with accessories pertaining to fashions.
Thanks to all of the men who kept the tables supplied with ice water and hot water for tea, the young ladies that kept the tables supplied with food, and the workers in the kitchen. Also thanks to all the donors for door prizes, food and monetary donations.
Macedonia Middle School will see 120 eighth graders moving forward to high school next year. This is a big step forward in their life. Congratulations to all these students.
Below are Vacation Bible School sessions planned for June. VBS in July and August will appear in a later column.
• Bethel Baptist Church, June 3-7, “Colossal Coaster World.”
• Oak Grove PH Church, June 9-14, “Under the Stars, God's Backyard.”
• Providence Baptist Church June 23-28, 6 - 8:30 p.m., “Colossal Coaster World.”
• Hood's Chapel UM Church, June 24-28, “Kingdom Chronicles.” Commencement will be on Sunday, June 29 with the morning service and dinner will be afterwards. On this Sunday only, service will be at 11 a.m. instead of 10. Sunday School will be at 10.
Happy Birthday from Hood's Chapel M Church to Chad Hudson (June 1).
Happy Birthday from Providence Baptist church to Irma Dean Wilkerson (May 29), Tricia Roberts (June 1), Elaine Rawls (June 2), and Elizabeth Sweatman (June 2).
Congratulations to my grandson, Christopher O'Quinn. He will be graduating from Hanahan High School on May 31. In August he will be attending Charleston Southern University.
Christopher plans to be a high school history teacher. We are proud of you Christopher!
Christopher is the son of Kelly and Christina O'Quinn. His paternal grandfather is Mac O'Quinn of North Charleston.
Happy Anniversary from Hood's Chapel UM Church to Bobby and Sandra Caddell (May 28), Tim and Janette Hood (June 2), and David and Jennifer Brown (June 9).
Prayer List
Continue to pray for Virginia Kirkland, Thelma Shurlknight, Eric Shurlknight, Pat Shurlknight, Ruth Cumbee, Kitty Cumbee, Yvonne Cumbee, Rouse Thomas, Kyle Thomas, Sam and Yvonne Hood, Ricky Hood, Bo Langley, Dexter Floyd, Cody Mullanax, Barbara Alexander, Burt Alexander, Brenda Law, Patricia West, Allen Mills, DP Caddell, Mitzie Caddell, Roy and Marlene Farmer, Viola Murphy, Viola Atkins, Gloria Conner, Violet O'Connor, Sarah Jackson, Marilyn Tucker, Shirley Perry, Gennie Vincent, Geraldine Garrett, Frankie Garrett, John Graham, Wilma Morris, Maggie Dubose, Leah Mitchum, Mike Mitchum, Liz Barlow, Marie Barlow, Gage Brinson, Kelly Umphlett, Madison Litchfield, Kirby Litchfield, Rosalee Litchfield, Shelvy Jean Wilson, Willis Wiggins, Willie and Neshia Cox and son, Cassidy Cox, Louise Litchfield, Mildred Thames, Marion and Juanita Mills, Marsha Giggleman, Ted Caddell, the family of Byron Dupree, Joyce Lewis, Bryon and Jenelle Watts, Justin Knight, Jerry Hayse, Vernon Morris, Pastor Reggie Thames, Janice Musau, David Brown, Sally Bowick, Betty Delk, Kathleen Newsome, Kit Reames, Woody Litchfield, firefighters, first responders, military, our community and country.
The community sends its sympathy and prayers to the family of Byron Dupree. He will be very much missed by many people. 
If anyone has news to share give me a call at 565-3125 or email me at janettehood@aol.com">janettehood@aol.com. I need news by Wednesday afternoon for the next week’s column.

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