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Today is Big Thursday

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Sunday, November 1, 2015

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Big Thursday includes a variety of family friendly activities. Admission is $1 or a donation of nonperishable food items.
 

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Big Thursday includes a variety of family friendly activities. Admission is $1 or a donation of nonperishable food items.

 

Nancy Welch, Ann Helton and hundreds other community members will be at Greer Community Ministries’ (GCM) Big Thursday at Fairview Baptist Church.

A bazaar, silent auction, appraisal fair, barbecue lunch, and a hot dog supper are part of the event that raises funds for the ministry. The annual event, at 1300 Locust Hill Road, is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is no live auction tonight.

Welch will be baking her signature angel biscuits and Helton is providing homemade apple pies, according to Candace Good, event chair.

“Whether you are helping fill the tables with delicious baked goods, donating items for our auctions, coming out to purchase items or lifting us up in prayer, we genuinely appreciate your generosity,” Good said.

“We could not do what we do in this community without the support of our board and the hundreds of volunteers that join us daily in our mission,” Cindy Simpler, GCM Executive Director, said.

Big Thursday includes a variety of family friendly activities. Admission is $1 or a donation of nonperishable food items.

8 a.m. to 7 p.m. – bazaar featuring Christmas crafts, baked goods, frozen casseroles, upcycled furniture and local vendors.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: D&D Motors BBQ lunch. Live music.

5-7 p.m. – Greer Lions Club hot dog supper. Live music.

Through 6:30 p.m. – Silent auction featuring theatre tickets, dining gift cards, jewelry and other items.

Follow Greer Community Ministries here.

 

 

 

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