Church in Pierce County's ice cream socials resume after flood clean-upHigh water led to a delay in the annual summer socials with the hand-churned ice cream Rock Elm United Methodist Church is known for until this past Thursday.
By: Bill Kirk, Pierce County Herald
ROCK ELM—Something other than ice cream was churning on the lower level of the Rock Elm United Methodist Church in February.
It was high water and its presence led to a delay in the annual summer socials with the hand-churned ice cream the church is known for until this past Thursday. A pipe broke, causing damage estimated to be approaching $60,000, said Fred Koehler, chairman of the church’s administrative board.
“There was a foot-and-a-half of water down there,” Koehler said Wednesday.
Read more in the print version of the Herald July 25.