Nazareth celebrates 109 years

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 4, 2015

Nazareth Children’s Home FunFest is Saturday

ROCKWELL — Nazareth Children’s Home 109th annual anniversary Day is Saturday, June 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fun for the entire family includes games, food, entertainment, a craft show, a cornhole tournament, pony rides and a car show.

In addition, prizes from the fundraising raffle will be given away on Saturday at 4 p.m. There will be a drawing for a 2015 Honda Civic LX Provided by Hendrick Honda, a $1,000 Bass Pro Shops gift card, a Sony Playstation 4, $200 gift certificate to Nazareth’s Outlet, an Apple iPad and a Large Big Green Egg Grill/Smoker bundle package.

Raffle tickets are $5 each and can be purchased ahead of time. You don’t need to be present to win.

If you have ever lived at Nazareth Children’s Home, you are an Alumnus and are invited to meet with the Nazareth Family Group at the gazebo at 11 a.m.

For more information contact Cheri Peterson at 704-213-6379. Nazareth Children’s Home is at 725 Cresecent Road in Rockwell. Visit or find them on Facebook


Cover photos, clockwise from top left:

“Montogmery & Company” named after the Gold Hill E.H. Montgomery Store, entertains at the 108th annual Nazareth Children’s Home FunFest. They are left to right: Will Thrailkill, Daniel Thrailkill, Ronnie Long, and Elmer Edwards.

Seated in back are Bobby Starnes and Regina Rogers at the 2014 FunFest. The wooden items are made by Starnes Handcrated Wood-N-Things of Salisbury.

Bubba Hasuu, second from the left, shows his 1963 Amphicar at last year’s event. The car can be driven on the highway and will operate as a boat in the water. It took him 4 years to restore the car. There are only 350 of these cars in the United States.

This group of dancers from Center Stage Dance Company entertains at the 108th annual Nazareth Children’s Home FunFest.

Cover, center:

4-year-old “Batman” (Cayden Moore from Salisbury)plays his balloon guitar along with the bluegrass band on stage at the 2014 FunFest.


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