Sweet Sixteen party raises money for boy with cystic fibrosis
by Sally Litchfield
September 29, 2013 12:29 AM | 1187 views | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Sept. 14, Molly Angle celebrated her Sweet 16 birthday at a Paris...City of Lights party at the Radisson Hotel in Marietta. The brightest spot of the party was its purpose — a fundraiser for Bryce Jones, son of Jenny and Coach Bryan Jones, head volleyball coach at Pope High School. Bryce Jones has cystic fibrosis. The event also raised money for Helping Hands Ministries.

Molly is a junior at Pope High, a member of the varsity volleyball team and a dedicated student and athlete. She has also volunteered for Johnson Ferry Baptist mission trips, Must Ministries, Hosea Feed the Hungry, Beta and Interact Clubs and Shop with a Greyhound for underprivileged elementary children. At last count, Molly raised $500 for cystic fibrosis and $955 for Helping Hands.

Molly’s uncle, Patrick Fann, and brother, Kris Stricklin, built a 6 1/2 foot tall Eiffel Tower with lights for photos. Other family helping with the party were Amie Fann, Christen Stricklin, Kayla Fann and Sophia Fann along with one of Molly’s best friends, Emily Munzing. Molly received a beautiful painting of a rose with the Lord’s Prayer from her brother, Matthew Chafin, who was unable to attend.

Among the attendees were: Jenny and Coach Bryan Jones and Bryce Jones, Lori and Assistant Pope Volleyball Coach Brian Woolsteen, Laura and Triple Crown Beach Coach Shaun Catlin, and Kori and former softball Coach Matt Kristufek, along with teammates, friends and family.

Molly is the daughter of Gwen Chafin-Angle and Craig Chenggis of Marietta and Dewel and Noemi Angle of Haines City, Fla.

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Registration is now open for the Harrison Youth Basketball league. This is a recreational league run by Harrison High School for boys and girls in grades 1-12 in the northwest Cobb County area. Practices will start in late October, and the season runs through February. HYBA is affiliated with the Atlanta Hawks and as part of participation, all players receive one free ticket to an Atlanta Hawks game and discounted tickets for their family. Visit www.hoyabasketball.net to register or for more information.

Fashion spotlight of the week: In an elegant, cobalt blue ensemble with ruffles that gently framed her face — lovely Merrilyn Eastham of Marietta.

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at sallylit@bellsouth.net. Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.

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