Bob Fraser Scores 7th Ace!

Bob Fraser scored the 7th hole-in-one of his golfing career at the Rivers Edge Golf Club on January 12. Bob used a gap wedge on the 85 yards, par 3, 5th hole for his ace. His playing partners were; Tom Faust, Jim Jackson and Wayne Campbell.

Jonathan Forde Scores Ace at Rivers Edge

Jonathan Forde scored the first hole-in-one of his golfing career at Rivers Edge Golf Club on December 17 on the par 3, 15th hole. Jonathan used a 7-wood from 120 yards to score his ace. His playing partners were Dwight Kernodle, Bob Fee, and Tom Evans. Rumor has it that Jonathan is the oldest REGC member to score a hole-in-one.

Rivers Edge Book Club Luncheon

The RE BookClub held a luncheon at The Thistle Golf Club to commemorate their love and desire to be Reading Ladies in 2021. (see pictures below). The next meeting of the club will be on January 18 at 1 PM in River Hall.  The featured book for the meeting is American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. All Rivers  Edge residents are invited to attend.

Contact Audrey Werner or Marilyn Shapiro – 910-755-6502 for further information.

Rivers Edge Semi-Annual Blood Drive

On Thursday, December 2, 2021, Rivers Edge held its twelfth semi-annual American Red Cross blood drive at River Hall.  The American Red Cross collected 29 pints; just one pint short of the goal of 30. The 29 pints collected have the potential to save up to 87 lives. The next Rivers Edge Blood Drive is scheduled for July 2022. An announcement will be sent out prior to the drive.

Nick Micale is the Red Cross Blood Drive Coordinator

RELGA Annual Themed Tournament

On December 6, 2021, the RELGA conducted its annual themed tournament.  This year’s theme was “Santa’s Helpers”.  All participants wore very creative costumes. Irene Bonner won first prize in the costume contest and Georgia Folkins was second. Sandy Keck and Patty Camerota suggested this year’s theme and were presented tokens of appreciation.

The tournament was a captain’s choice with Stableford scoring.  The winning team was RJ McCord, Georgia Folkins and Diane Saunders.  There was a tie for second place, with the team of Kathy Strunk, Sandy Jackson, Kathy Welte and Judy Vasile winning on a match of cards.  Third place went to Sue Raad, Linda Lynes, Gay Alinea and Jane Lofgren.

Closest to the pin prizes were awarded to Kathy Strunk and Cathy Schuth.