4th of July 2012
Thanks to Martha and Tom Hicks for chairing the 4th Annual "Firecracker 500" and Fried Chicken Dinner.
Also, thanks to the Table Captains, the Bookies, and the Committee members who helped in so many ways.
Visiting grandchildren, Maddy and Ryan Hicks, won two of the six races.
Bobbi Amatrudo handed out scorecards to the game players.
Tom, Ryan, Maddy, and Martha Hicks.
The Hang Over game.
The Nut Stacker game.
This was a Wheel of a Deal...sort the cards and win up to 10 points.
Fish Head is harder than it looks!
Yes, that's a Red, White, and Blue strawberry.
Sandy McIntyre won the $15 first prize for having the most points in the games.
Bob Donovan won the $10 2nd Prize in the games.
Joe Floyd won the $5 3rd Prize in the games.
It's time for the Hat Parade.
The finalists are Joe Koss, Jean Davis, and Bill Hardesty.
Jean Davis won the Hat Contest.
Ray Goins played the piano.
Ray and Irene Bette brought a bit of Venice Theatre to King's Gate Club.
Tom Hicks introduced the racers for the "Firecracker 500".
#1 was Sparkles (Irene Bette).
#2 was Tom Wiegele in the Bud Lite Special.
#3 was Maddy and Ryan Hicks in their deluxe two seater.
#4 was Bill Hardesty with his firecracker themed racecar.
#5 was Rod Kent in his eye-catching pirate ship. Unfortunately, there was "No WINd".
#6 was Linda Varty as Miss Liberty driving her patriotic wagon.
Competition was tough with lots of bumping as each racer tried to win.
Race 1: Winners Maddy and Ryan Hicks
Race 2: Winners Maddy and Ryan Hicks
Race 3: Winner Sandy Hardesty, replacement driver for Bill Hardesty
Race 4: Winner Tom Wiegele
Race 5: Winner Irene Bette
Race 6: Winner Linda Varty
Dinner of fried chicken, potato salad, baked beans, cole slaw, and rolls was served by the Table Captains.
Dessert was Snickers ice cream drumsticks...Yum, Yum.
Photos by Chuck and Sandy McIntyre.
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