Roaring Brook Baptist Church of Hunlock Creek recently held its AWANA Awards Program. The evening began with a cookout for the clubbers, their families and friends. Commander Jeff Zimmerman presided over the program which included a special by the Chums and Guards.
For the 3 and 4-year-old Cubbies, Jake Griego received a Cubbie Ribbon and Pin for the work done in his handbook this year. Nico Notari and Dakota Pollock received Cubbie Bear Pins for completing their Hopper Books. Pollock also received a Special Bear Pin for completing Under the Apple Tree extra credit sections.
For the Sparks Club, Allyson Brubaker, Cheyenne Pollock and Javar Rogowski received first book ribbons for completing their Hang Glider Handbooks and review patches for reviewing their handbooks. Allyson Brubaker and Javar Rogowski received Sparky Pins for completion of their Hang Glider Frequent Flyer Handbooks. Rachel Strange received a second Book Ribbon for completion of her Wing Runner Handbook and a Sparky Pin for completing the WingRunner Frequent Flyer Handbook. Jalyn Rader received a Sparky Plaque and pin for completion of the Hang Glider, Wing Runner and Sky Stromer Handbooks, a total of 132 sections with over 325 scriptures memorized.
In the Chums and Guards group for girls in third through sixth grades, Emily Whitesell received the Truth and Training Alpha Medallion and Pin for completing her first handbook.
In the Pals and Pioneers group for boys in third through sixth grades, J.T. Brubaker, Eric Ryan and Jerry Snyder received the Challenge Award and Pin for completing The Ultimate Adventure Series, books one and two and the Ultimate Challenge Handbook one for a total of 168 sections and memorizing 525 scriptures.
Clubbers receiving yearly attendance awards were Allyson Brubaker, Arial McTague, Cheyenne Pollock, Rachel Strange, Haley McTague, Saryah Smith and Javer Rogowski.
Pastor Dan received a 30-year pin for overseeing the Awana program at RBBC.
Other Awana club leaders are Pastor Dan Brubaker, Commander Jeff Zimmerman, Secretary Sharon Cease, Music Director Anita Zimmerman, Games Director Rick Garnett; Listeners Zach Schoen, Sean Schoen, Sammy Schoen and Becky Schoen; Helper Estella Naugle; and Nursery Director Karen Rader.