Games raise laughter at copper-top
Lakeview Social Hall at First United Methodist ("copper-top church") was abuzz with Cribbage, Scrabble, Yahtzee and other games the evening of Friday, April 15. More than 50 congregants and friends gathered for the church's first-ever game night.
"There was a lot of laughter," said the Rev. David A. Bard. "About a half-dozen people worked extremely hard (to organize the event). It came together quite well."
Games were offered in 30-minute sessions with participants moving onto new games. Winners had their choice of gift-wrapped "white elephant" prizes.
Anita Zager and Mike Donahue served as co-chairs for the event. "It was fun; people gave us positive feedback," Zager said. She added that the committee learned how to run a successful game night and is considering holding it a few times a year. "It might be nice to do something that was a community-building event as well as a fundraiser," Zager said.
The Rev. David Bard smiles as Linda Sherman and Celeste Dallman enjoy a game of Yahtzee at First United Methodist Church on April 15. (Photo by Naomi Yaeger)