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Relyance Bank Crown Club celebrates 25 years of travel


Celebrating 25 wonderful, fun-filled years of travel, Relyance Bank Crown Club treated its members to a barbecue luncheon recently at the Waterfront Facility at Regional Park.

The tables were decorated with beautiful white gladiolus in silver cylinder vases and in keeping with the 25th anniversary theme, silver napkins, silver candies and silver confetti. The group feasted on barbeque pork, smoked sausage, coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans and silver and white cupcakes for dessert.

Benjamin Duhart was the August birthday winner and Liz Crosby won for September. They each received a $50 bill. More than 40 door prizes and gift certificates from area merchants were given away. The winners were Debbie James, Nancy Gore, Ann Bullock, Benjamin Duhart, Katherine Hamilton, Claude Wilbern, Liz Crosby, Bobbie Bullock, Sandy Cathey, Marnelle Clement, Mieko Hammon, Ferrell Wall, Helen Duhart, Billy McGriff, Charel Tubbs, Thomas McCarroll, Jimmie Lee Nichols, Sue Wall, Patsy Shell Johnson, Doris Vailes, Donna Davis, Connie Herrin, Alma Jean Tiner, Billy Glover, Robert Harris, Barbara Wegner, Marzee Weatherford, Odessa Foote, Clayton Stroud, Robert Rosen, Gaye Caldwell, Jeannette Vontungeln, Ruth Henry, Joe Adams, Donna Stewart, John Vailes, Roger Minyard, Elaine Dial, W. A. Owens, Barbara Davis, Jim Temple, Anna Beth Wolfe, George Wilson.

Cindy Whitwell, Crown Club director, reminded the group that several 2014 tours were already full. However, she did share information about the upcoming tours for 2014 that still have available space. Those tours include Washington D.C., Gulf Coast, which includes New Orleans, Branson in the fall and Biltmore Christmas.

Scott Pittillo, executive vice president and chief financial officer, greeted members and shared information about Relyance Bank’s bright future.

Whitwell was assisted by Pat Bethea, John Whitwell and Relyance Bank associates.