by Gary Luckett
Lawson Cook took pictures of the arriving guests in front of the large,beautifully decorated Christmas tree in the hotel lobby.
Guests enjoyed the hors d'hoeuvres of cheese, crackers, and grapes along with a beverage of their choice while exchanging holiday good wishes with all those attending.
D.J. Rock played an assortment of background Christmas music for the enjoyment of all guests.
About 7 PM, president Gary Luckett welcomed everyone and wished them a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. He announced that gifts would be raffled off throughout the evenings festivities.
Tom Johnson said grace for the meal we were about to receive.
Guests enjoyed a meal of a salad, Rosemary Grilled Chicken with Champagne Sauce, as well as side dishes of Rosemary Potatoes, Rice Pilaf, Steamed Vegetables, rolls and a choice of delicious desserts.
Prize winners were:
Walmart gift cards: Bill Young, Joe McMann, Dorothy Wanza, D. J. Rock
Outback gift cards: Nora Morales, Kay Cook
Christmas centerpieces: Lawson Cook, Lola McMann
Tool bag & tools: Israel Morales
Travel mug sets: Linda Brixey, Richard Collier, Bob Gruber, Charles Summrall
Ghiradelli chocolate: Rudy Gomez
Large serving tray: Patrick Callahan
Poinsettias: Jean Houston, Fermina Sutter, Mary Gomez, Eugenia Brown, Jewel Welch, Marian Gruber, Isabel Rangel, Mary Green, Sarah Harvey, Della DuHart
.....and to all a Good Night!