Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 29, 1974 · Page 19
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Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida · Page 19

Panama City, Florida
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Saturday, June 29, 1974
Page 19
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eekeniter NEWS-HERALD, Panama City, Fla., Saturday, June 29,1974 Sailing Popular Pas time Locally Panama City is practically an island surrounded by water. There is St. Andrew's Bay to the south, North Bay to the north, East Bay to the east and West Bay not too far from here. With such an aquatic setting, it is only natural that Bay Countians are water buffs. Sailboating is a popular sport. St. Andrew's Bay Ingrams Plan Reunion Here Members of the Ingram family branches will have their annual reunion on July 27 at the Daffin Park clubhouse in Millville. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mrs. Lanell Ingram Miller, overall chairman of the Ingram Association Branch 1401, Colorado Avenue, Lynn Haven, has been working on the Ingram history for 27 years and says there are more than 50 ways to spell Ingram. In her possession, she reports, is a family Bible 231 years old that' originated in Cambridge, England. Yacht Club is planning a big July 4 spectacular, with sailing races of all varieties, swimming for the youngsters and a fireworks display. Club members are now competing for the honor of representing the club in the prestidlous Lipton regatta, which is always held over the Labor Day weekend. Skippers will take their Flying Scots to Fort Walton Beach next weekend for the Meigs regatta, named in honor of the late Clifford Meigs, well known Okaloosa county sportsman. Jane Allen will represent the local club in the Adams regatta in Biloxi, Miss., this Saturday and Sunday. If she is successful she will go on to further regattas that will ultimately lead to the national distaff championship. Cruiser races are held every other Saturday. Sailing is popular up and down the beaches, and visitors from Alabama and other inland points enjoy this sport in the gulf, bays and lagoons. GROUNDS KEEPER — The scenery at Colony Club Golf Course has always been on a par of its own but with the addition of Sandi Foster golfers are expected to lose interest in the game. Sandi is the 17-year-old niece of Jim and June Dunkerly owner-pro of the club. She is visiting the beaches from Cullman, Ala. Nixon,Turner Are Targets FUN! — All kinds of sailing craft are found in waters around Panama City and its beaches. Here is a sailor having some fun in St. Andrew's Bay. Mike Nixon won his fifth consecutive cadet division stock car race last Sunday night at Beaches Speedway so race officials have raised the bounty on him from $25 to $50. The other drivers will be gunning to end Nixon's winning streak and to grab the cash when Sunday night's race meet gets under way. The gates will open at 5 p.m., the time trials start at 6 and the first race begins at 7:30. Howard Turner won last Sunday's limited sportsman feature in his new race car and he will also be the target for some spirited competition next Sunday. . Last Saturday Nixon won the cadet feature and black flag. Kenny Boyd finished behind him in the feature. Wayne Money was second to Turner. Donnie Hardy won the sportsman black flag. Bill Comer, Boyd and J.D. Lewis were Eastern Star Program Today Eastern Star will have a program Saturday at the Shrine Building off Lisenby avenue Saturday afternoon. Grand Sentinal Aubrey Dykes will be a guest of honor. also up there. Larry Hudson beat Money in a match race. Hardy won the fast heat with Lewis second, and Turner won the slow heat with Pop Cole second. There will be no motorcycle racing tonight as the track is being renovated. Motorcycle races will be resumed next weekend. NICE!! — Valerie Pedigrew of Panama City Beach- is only one of the reasons the World's Most Beautiful Beaches are so popular. Beauties from all over the country can be found having a good time on the beaches.

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