The Annual Fun Day in the city park on Saturday is rapidly approaching. With it being Father’s Day weekend, relatives will be gathering and meeting with old friends. The following is a schedule of events and list of vendors:
6 a.m. — BBQ Competition begins
8:30-8:45 a.m. — Check in for 5K Watercolor Fun Run
9 a.m. — Fun Run and vendors open
9:30-9:45 a.m. — Check in for Horseshoes and Corn Hole Tournament. Starts at 10 a.m.
11 a.m. — Scavenger hunt
Noon — Turtle race
1 p.m. — Water balloon toss
2 p.m. — Yard Twister
3 p.m. — Sack races
4 p.m. — Water balloon toss and vendors close
5 p.m. — BBQ dinner
5:30 p.m. — Contest winners announced
6-9 p.m. — Dance on the basketball court
Vendors include: Leslie Dodd, Younique; Alene Thompson, Scentsy; Marva Valette Sunshine Brown, Paparazzi; Jen Ernst, Herbalife; Rachael Toothman, Identity Images; Mike McCracken, Imaging Concepts; Amanda Higgins, Avon; Renee Hix, craft booth; Darrell Dyer, K&D Collectibles; Brad James, handmade jewelry; Amanda Bearden, Country Stitcher; Carla Gibson, South in Your Mouth; Kimberly Ramey, drinks; Miranda Bruening, Usborne Books; Lauren Thompson, Doterra Oils; Debi Thorson, Le-vel Thrive; Nicolas Ray Hitchings, Marcos Pizza; Ryan Stauder, Chilly Willies; Shawntel Wade, Creativity Unleashed; and Elizabeth Graham, Rings From Heaven.
Raffle prize donors include: B’Villains, ZELDA T-shirts and and gift certificate; Deep in Ink, gift certificate; K&D Collectibles, set of Michelob lamps; Amanda Higgins, basket of Avon; Nicolas Ray Hitchings, one year free Marco’s Pizza; Kym Wilson, photo session with disk and 8x10; Lauren Thompson, basket of products; Jen Ernst, Herbalife bag; Rachael Toothman, photography gift certificate; Carla Gibson, South in Your Mouth shirt; Kelly Miller, Hitchin’ Post gift certificate; Auto Zone, car wash basket; Alene Thompson, Scentsy gift certificate; Elizabeth Graham, personalized ring; Dewey Sonic, gift certificate; Copan Gift Shop, wall decor; Marva Brown, NiaTae’s Paparazzi $15 gift certificate; and two anonymous cash donors.
Thank you to all who have donated.
The streets around the park will be closed. Residents are encouraged to come early for the best parking.
The Senior Citizens lunch for Thursday is lasagna, garlic bread, salad, veggie and dessert. The center, located at 310 E. Weldon, is open at 10 a.m. with lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
Hope Community Church is hosting a three-day “Healing Explosion” starting at 7 p.m. June 21. There will be special music and guest speakers. Pastors Larry and Carolyn Hopkins, Stan Whitmore, Minister Dwight Ship and Pastors Greg and Linda Buie will be ministering. The community is invited.
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