Wonderful Wednesdays (September 17th)

Written by Joy Porter, AU student and CCE Fellow.

image of people at Wonderful Wednesday program

Left to right: Annie Avery, Georgia Frazier

Well, Wednesday was our fourth Wonderful Wednesday of the semester, and I’d say it was a definite success. We’ve started to have a good core group of people come join us each week, and I’ve so enjoyed getting to know these folks from the Porter neighborhood.

image from Wonderful Wednesday program

Foreground, left to right: Arlene James (in white), Princella Owens (in patterned blue), Darlene Durr (in pink);
Background, left to right: Virginia Scoggins, Charlotte Mattox

This week we played a few of our most popular games (Uno and dominoes), but we also introduced some new ones— checkers and Chinese checkers. In my last post I talked about how spirited the dominoes games get each week, but I think the checkers may rival it in competitiveness!

I’ve included a picture between Ms. Annie Avery and Ms. Georgia Frazier. They were our two champions, handily

image from Wonderful Wednesday program

Left to right: Virginia Scoggins, Charlotte Mattox

beating everyone (including me!) who challenged them. We finally staged a championship between the two ladies. After some hard-fought games, Ms. Georgia won the showdown with three games to Ms. Annie’s one. I believe that there may be a rematch in the works in the coming weeks— if they do end up playing again, I’ll be sure to let y’all know about the ultimate winner!

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