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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - May 6, 1993, Aiken, South Carolina Thanks Continued From Page 2 because number one there is no other mom in the whole wide world like my mom Angela 8 wrote My mom is always there for me First place winner Sarah Sustaita made a multimedia picture of her mother with bead and rhinestone earrings a sparkling necklace and ring and a pearl and rhinestone hairclip She placed a small bouquet of silk roses in her mothers hands My mom has creative lov ing hands Sarah 9 wrote First place winner Jeanna Quarles 16 made a realistic pencil drawing which captured a peaceful image of her mother reading in a chair My mother has always en couraged me to do the absolute best I can Miss Quarles wrote in an accompanying let ter Second place winner Nicole Rhoden 8 drew a cheerful pic ture of her mother picking flowers beneath a rainbow Sisters Jessica and Julia An derson picked up second place prizes in two separate categories Julia 12 drew a bright pic ture of her mother in a long flowered dressShe included a caption that described her mother as very understand ing in hard times Jessica 13 pictured her mother as a teacher surround ed by pencils lessons apples and books Third place winner Justyn Redd 7 drew a picture of his mom wearing a polkadotted dress with a red ribbon in her hair She has a wide friendly smile and pretty eyes Third place winner Toccara Samuel gave her mother a pro fessional look in a business suit and pearls On the back of the picture Toccara 11 wrote My moth er is special to me because she encourages me to do well in school She also cares that Im in church so I can learn more about God Third place winner Tracey Hicks 18 drew a family por trait with each image made of hundreds of little dots 1 v i uU others Day Gift Ideas Quality handcrafted Items from selected focal crafters 10 off Selected Items Buttercup Cottage 943 Dougherty Rd 6428337 Julia Anderson of Aiken won second place in the 9 to 12yearold category Not actual sas Mothers Love O J C Forrara Co Inc Mads in USA A very special for a mother of any age A gift card is included with every purchase Mother inseparaBte Bond Love that has Been there since time Began Beautilully craflet by J C Ferrara Co Inc Where originality is a tradition Mothers Love Silver Pendant 14K Pendant 2000 FLOYD F 1 NT E JEWELERS Centre South 6496005 Aiken Standard Aiken SC Thursday May 6 1993 Page 3 Anna Jarvis Started Mothers Day Tradition The second Sunday in May gained national recognition as Mothers Day when President Woodrow Wilson signed a joint resolution of Congress making that recommendation May 9 1914 The following year Wilson received authorization to pro claim Mothers Day as an an nual national observance History records that the cam paign for a nationwide obser vance of Mothers Day began in the person of Anna Jarvis a lady with dual residences in Grafton WVa and Philadel phia Pa Ms Jarvis is believed to have chosen the second Sunday in May for Mothers Day and to have begun the custom of wearing a carnation in honor of the holiday The custom still exists today A white carnation is worn to signify a living mother A red pink or other colored carnation means the wearers mother has died Churches in both of Ms Jar vis hometowns held Mothers Day celebrations on May 10 1908 The service at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton was held in honor of Ms Jarvis own mother Mrs Anna Reeves Jarvis During the General Confer ence of the Methodist Episco pal Church in Minneapolis Minn in 1912 a delegate from Andrews Church introduced a resolution recognizing Anna Jarvis as the founder of Moth ers Day The resolution also suggested the second Sunday in May as the adopted day Mothers Day 1993 Suzanne George women s Apparel and Elizabeth George Blackmon
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