KGC 2009 4th of July "Firecracker 500"
Tom and Martha Hicks chaired this fun-filled event with lots of help from this large, enthusiastic committee:
Martha Hicks, Ann Kellum, and Angie Richards welcome everyone and hand out scorecards.
Chairman Tom Hicks in the sound booth.
Martha Hicks makes sure we'll have coffee to go with the great food.
Fran Yaros is thrilled with her great putt.
Lou Herbert's up at the horseshoes while Hank Baxter tries Bocce Ball.
Betty Ulbricht is shocked by her Darts score...good or bad?
Bev Purkey gives Bud his points for the Ball Toss.
Larry Collins does the Washer Toss.
Cheryl Patricca wins points at the Bean Bag Toss.
There's a line waiting for the dart board and the Ball Toss.
How did you do?
Did you know there were this many people here in the summer?
Jim Purkey and Varty's grandchildren are hoping he gets a big score.
Penny Sweitzer is trying for the big one!
Val Mackas and Arlene Herbert are racking up points.
Steve Saj tosses the bean bag while Irene and Dot look on.
Charlie Fote thinks his big hat is throwing off his aim.
Contestant #1 and his cheering section.
Bud is just warming up!
The Golf Ball Sling was a fun but challenging game.
Uncle Sam (Dave Westbrook) and Mrs. (Helen) lead off the Hat Parade.
Hat contestants marched past the judges twice to rousing music.
The Hat Contest Winners: Barb Amatrudo - 2nd; Judy Leight - 1st.
Irene Bette lead the crowd in a patriotic sing-a-long.
Irene's friend, Ray, accompanied her and sang along.
Charlie Fote created the big screen lyrics.
Fran served the fried chicken as the food line wound through the kitchen.
Everyone ate to their heart's content.
Ron Carpenter entertained us during dinner.
The KGC "Firecracker 500" Race is about to begin. Cheryl Patricca was the energetic announcer.
#1 Helen Tibbets drove Bingo Buggy to a win in the first race.
#2 Bob Johnson drove for Jeff Gordon in the 24 car.
#3 Lou Herbert drove Lulu Belle "Speed Walker".
#4 Bud Porzio drove Mustang.
#5 Tom Patricca drove the Jaquar XL Walker.
#6 Jean Loveday drove Mah-Jong Momma.
Bud said...."Everyone better have a good time, or else."
Photos by Tom Hicks and Chuck McIntyre.
Posted by Sandy McIntyre.
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