2017-10-12 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Beatrice Weller, 1 year old on October 12; Annette Hamilton and Jack Fields, October 14; George Brant, 90 on October 9; Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Victor Gobin, 91 on October 22; Bob Covert, October 19; Kacey Hann, October 19; Denny Benedick, October 9; Louise Carbaugh, October 23; Crystal Stepanik, October 20; Richard “Dicky” Glenn, 67 on October 20; Zoe Hann, October 21; Tonya Schetrompf, October 21; Grace Barnes, October 17; and Linda Smith, October 17.

Wanda Souders and Deb Welsh have returned from a 12-day bike trip to Vienna, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Prague.

The Farm Women enjoyed breakfast last Saturday at Hickory Ridge Restaurant.

The Singles Club met Monday at K’s Place.

Kay McGarvey and her daughter-in-law, Martina, visited with Cooper McGarvey a day last week in Hanover.

Please keep the folks who are ill in your prayers.

Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. held a turkey dinner last Sunday.

Wayne Knepper observed his 97th birthday October 4.

Pleasant Grove Church held its annual fall fest on Saturday.

Betty Hess, Edna Ramsey and Ida Strait attended the breast cancer awareness banquet last Tuesday evening at King Street Church in Chambersburg. More than 350 people enjoyed the evening. Remember October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Please get your mammogram.

Betty Hess and Ida Strait enjoyed a bus trip to Tennessee last week. They saw many shows and had lots of good food. They rode the highest air-conditioned ferris wheel in the state, visited the big Christmas tree place, rode through the Smokey Mountains where there had been a fire that destroyed many homes and much of the forest. They also met Chery, Rodney and Eric Mellott at Dollywood for an afternoon of sightseeing. Betty also got to see a live bald eagle for her first time in Tennessee.

It Happened This Week: “Mickey Mouse Club” got its start on ABC in 1955.

Quotable Quotes: “If you love life, life will love you back.”

Country Shortcuts: Stop the stinging from a razor burn with a tea bag, lay a cool wet bag on the burn.

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