Hello everybody, hope you all had a nice Fourth of July celebration. I have news of another veterans oriented celebration coming up after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been busy with his flights and adding much needed coolant to his wings. Whew — we won’t even talk about our sweltering weather this week.
Happy Birthday to Jolane Maness, Larry W. Williams, Chrystal Brock, Joan Wilburn, Lyn M. Gilliam, Ian Elsmore, Paula Willis, Beth R. Bell, Tammy K. Wapshott,Brandon Sturkey, Lana S. Cunningham,David Eubanks, Toni Conner, Carol D. Marse, Lisa Sligh, , Tonnie Epps, Larry W. Williams, Dutch Jenkins, Lori W. Pruitt, Deborah Nelson,Scott Coleman, Tony Crosby Jr., David Hipp.
Lots of Anniversaries Wishes this week to celebrate: Audrey & Jack Gilliam — 40 Years, Angie B. & Randy Gilliam — 83 years, Toni and Frank Suber, Janet and Bruce McMurtury, Mary Alice and L.C. Pugh, Marilyn and Donnie Bundrick, Eiliene (Virginia) and Micheal Dillard, DeeDee and Roy Doolittle, Elaine and Walter Wilkerson.
A special In Memory Wish for my parents Dorothy “Dot” and T.E. “Red” Fowler Jr., they would have celebrated 63 years July 3.
In Upcoming Events
The next big thing in The Whitty, is the Veterans Celebration Saturday, July 19 in The Main Street and Heritage Park area. The event features a Classic Car Show, music, arts and crafts, local cooked Bar-Be-Cue and guest speakers. This is a family oriented event, bring a chair or blanket, be comfortable at the park stage area.
This event is sponsored by the Whitmire Economic Development Board Members.
People In The News
Congratulations to Miss Newberry College Alexandria “Alex” Cromer. Alex was a contestant in the recent Miss South Carolina Pageant. She represented her alma maters Whitmire High School and Newberry College. Alex is the Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cromer, the granddaughter of Mrs. Janie Lusk and the late Earl “Spud” Lusk of Whitmire.
Congratulations to Ethan Boulware on his scholastic achievements. Ethan made the Dean’s List at The Citadel this spring. Ethan is a graduate of Whitmire High School, he is the son of Betty F. and Wayne Boulware.
Allrighty then the Birthday, Deadline and Holiday Fairies are all here conspiring against me. It is now time to fan the wing dust and say so long, until next week. Feel free to send your newsbit and photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org