Florence News 3-13-14

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Three lovely ladies, Angela Splain, Julie Parton and Trina Hart got together and had a really nice Tupperware bingo at the Tech building Thursday nigh. My wild guess is about 35 people attended and were winning prizes right and left. They plan to have more and there will be dealers.

Richard Grubb, pastor at Temple Baptist Church in Patriot invites everyone to “Bring a Friend” Sunday, March 30th. Fellowship will follow afterwards. Everyone is welcome.

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life had its kick-off meeting Thursday evening. Three teams were represented and we need many more to get a good showing for Switzerland County. We have always done really good, collected a big amount of money, had fun on Relay night at the Ogle Park and made new fiends. Sandy Dawson was there for the Patriot team, Patty Chase for the Florence team and Chuck Schmidt for his church team. Contact these people if you want to join us or bring your own team and team captain. The next meeting will be April 3rd at 5:30 at the Utility building. If you can’t get there on time come anyway and get information and material. We need your support. We need more good leaders. Call Patty, Chuck or Sandy for information. Also, Glenda Sullivan and Roy Duckworth.

First Friday in Vevay seemed to be well attended.

The Swiss Idol finals were really good Saturday night at the Hoosier Theater.

The Vevay Shoe Factory reunion will be Saturday, April 12th, at the Jack Sullivan Senior Center at 2 p.m.

The Florence Church of Christ Spring Revival will be April 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th. Hope to see you there.

Fred and Sondra Stave of Patriot spent a few weeks in California and surrounding area to visit their family, daughter Audra, granddaughter Georgia and son Dwayne. They visited the Tar Pits, two days on the Pacific Coast Highway, stayed at Carmel By-the-Sea, Lake Tahoe, stayed in Folsom and visited Eric and wife Cindy and Erica and Andrew at Rescue, California, then back to Los Angeles to return home after a wonderful time.

Pam Acton and Wilma Swango enjoyed the Home and Garden Show at the Duke Center in Cincinnati Saturday.

Trent Whaley of Spencer visited Stephanie Adams. They went to the 50 for Southwestern where they were raising money for the Southwestern pool. They also visited the Ridge Winery and visited grandma Faye Lewis and attended the Swiss Idol show. They had a wonderful time.

Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown and Kay O’Neal visited Margaret Lee Weidmann. It’s nice to have Lorraine home from Mexico.

Faye Lewis’ company was Jean and Ron Sandidge, Evelyn Smith, Gertrude Voris and Glenda Sullivan.

Richard and Janet Sullivan of Westport visited Margie Whitham, Squeaky Knaus and Glenda Sullivan.

Kathy Johns won the Mary Kay gift at the benefit for Leona Henderson last week. I heard they really had a good final count. That’s good.

Our get well prayers go out to Leona Henderson, Genevieve Truitt, Nora Gross, Mike Jones, and Agnes Wheeler who recently had back surgery and is now having therapy.

Our sympathy goes out to the Gerri Gregory family, Bovard family, and Margaret Lee’s family for Tommy Bovard, the Nelson Larry Turner family, and also to Agnes Wheeler and family for the loss of Agnes’ sister.

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