Parish Picnic

Feasting with Francis Picnic Thank You!

The Saint Francis by the Sea Picnic Committee is happy to announce over 600 parishioners enjoyed our Parish Picnic, Sunday October 1 at Honey Horn. Many thanks to the more than 60 volunteers from many organizations, who made the fun-filled day a success and many thanks to those who pitched in at the picnic as well as anyone we mistakenly omitted.


Valued Vendors

Coastal Discovery Museum-Honey Horn-Robin Swift

Street Meet-Carey Basciano

Taco Brown-Porfirio Cardelas and Family

Kidzplay Amusements

Ice Shack Inc.

i2Recycling Company






Harris Teeter



Parish Partners/Volunteers

Parish Staff and Office-Fr. Mike, Fr. Jim, Cheryl, Colleen, Wendy, Mitzi & Deacon Galo

Knights of Columbus-Set-up

Women of Saint Francis-Lois McCue, Ticket Sales

St Francis by the Sea Thrift Store Crew-Hal Weiland

Parish Council-Ticket Sales at Gate

Parking-Patrick Safe and School Parent’s Crew

Gerry Weaver- Photographer

Saint Francis Outreach Committee-Drink Station

St. Francis Catholic School-Brian Pope, Melissa Markey –student’s tee shirt & ticket sales

Melissa Markey with daughter Anna- Tee Shirt Design

Beta Club & Hispanic Crew-Breakdown & Clean-Up-Suzanne Freisen & Galo de Jesus Baretto


Games and Entertainment

Alan Palchak-DJ

Hilton Head Fire Department

Children of St. Francis Parish Sing-A-Long-Tori Safe- Coordinator

Children’s Hispanic Polka Dancing

Hispanic Band “Los Alterados”

Zumba-Elia Parker

Horse Shoes, Tug of War, Corn Hole-Colleen Ryan

Roger Tennyson-Golf


Looking forward to seeing all our parish family at next year’s picnic

Mark Sansone, Rainey Scott, Melissa Markey, Jean Schneiderwind,

Rosemary Henry-Fortesch

Deacon Galo de Jesus Baretto

Parish Picnic Committee-2017


For more photos of the Parish Picnic, please click on the above photo to access the Photo Gallery.