Cross Tree Lighting set for Saturday at 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The annual Cross Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Cross Community Center.

The tree lighter this year is Mr. Nathaniel Footman, Director and Manager of the Cross Community Center. He is also a member of Jehovah AME Church and Jehovah Lodge 351 Past Worshipful Master.

He is married to Ms. Nadine Footman and he is the father of five children.

Come and celebrate this holiday season with us!! For more information contact Edward Ravenell at 753-2381 or Yvonne Bradley at 753-3150 (tiresyvonne@yahoo.com

Cross Christmas Parade

The 2013 Cross Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. beginning at Jehovah AME Church and traveling down to Cross High School. All participants are asked to be ready for lineup at 10:45 a.m.

There is no fee to enter the parade. Donations will be gratefully accepted.

For any questions or concerns, please contact Eddie 753-2381 or Sandra Thompson 753-7900.

Veterans Day Celebration

The local Cross Community, under the guidance of Mr. John Henry Wallace (Curly), celebrated its local veterans at Spiers Landing Park on Sunday, Nov. 10.

A selection was sung by Ms. Viola Smalls and Mr. George Wilson Jr. provided the fellowship from the grill.

Several veterans from the Army, Navy, and Marines came and told of their military experiences. Veterans included Leroy, Edward, and Robert Ravenell, Quintin Joyner, Bobby Matthews, John and Lillie Whitten, Nathaniel Footman, Rufus Smalls, Moses Wright, Nathaniel Pinckney, Henry Middleton, Alonzo Ferguson, Leroy Simmons, and Oscar Cash Sr.

Several others were honored at local churches. Thank you to our veterans for all you have done to make us safe and enjoy the liberties that we have. Thank you for all who helped to make this program success!

Next year will be even better

Cross Community Center says Thank You

On behalf of the Cross Community Center Fundraising Committee and Maxine Glover and Yvonne Bradley, the center thanks you one and all for what you did to help make the recent fundraisers successful. We raised over $3,400 that will be used to refurbish bathrooms and ceiling in the center. We hope to have all the work done as soon as possible.

If you would like to donate, please contact Yvonne 753-3150 or Maxine 753-2573 to pick up your donation.

Mr. Nathaniel Footman is the director and is doing a terrific job. Give him a pat on the back with you see him. Don’t criticize without a suggestion to help fix the problem!

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