Florence News 4-14-16

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The Shoe Factory Reunion was fun again Saturday at the Jack Sullivan Senior Citizen Center. Patty and Glenda were not able to take care of it due to Glenda’s fall and broken knee and Patty’s “old age”; and they want to thank Nathan and Donna Hughes for taking over for them and doing a fine job. Thanks also to Mary Lou Furnish for helping them get things ready and to Alberta Pickett and others who helped at the reunion. Also thanks to Pan Lanman for his advertisements and for the Rivertimes also. The merchants in and around Vevay came through again with wonderful door prizes. Everyone won at least one prize. We always enjoy the people from Madison and Carrollton.

Happy birthday to Reba Jackson, my friend from Fairway Inn.

Paul and Jason Messmore came to the Charlie Peters visitation and visited with Margaret Lee Weidmann and took her to Mo’s for lunch. Margaret Lee’s other company was Kay O’Neal; Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown. She enjoyed a phone call from Kim Curry to get caught up on all the family. Margaret Lee also sends her sympathy for the Don Byram family.

We enjoyed the Aberdeen Pre School spaghetti supper Saturday evening. It was really good food and a fun time. Many attended. Patty took several carry out orders to friends that could not get there. Rahe Jean Griffin helped carry them to the car. Glenda got one of them and Mary Lou Bowman sent her some of her delicious cherry delights. Those Aberdeen ladies are really good cooks. Especially their butterscotch pies.

The Switzerland County Homemakers ladies met at the Aberdeen Methodist Church last Friday for their activities day. It was a Happy Birthday to Indiana Day for the Bicentennial. We had another delicious meal by the Aberdeen ladies.

Glenda Sullivan is still having therapy and recovering at home. Her company was: Rita Sullivan, Patty Chase, Carolyn Lowe, Nathan and Donna Hughes, Mary Leo Archer, Megan Lengerich, Gary Shepherd, Richard and Janet Sullivan, Dana Einhaus, Mary Lou Furnish, Rahe Jean Griffin, Keisha Morton and Phyllis Weaver.

Lexi, Lacy and Lillian Rininger have been spending time with Charles and Alberta Pickett and Casey and Sheila Rininger and family. They have returned home.

The Red Hot Hatters plan to attend the Peak Sisters at the Hoosier Theatre this Friday night, April 15th. All Red Hot Ladies are invited. Their next luncheon will be at Mo’s on April 18th at 11 a.m.. Hope to see you both places.

The Peak Sisters will be at the Hoosier Theater Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoon April 15th, 16th and 17th. The Blue Belles Concert will be there April 30th.

Sorry to hear that Don Byram passed away in South Carolina and George Miller passed away. He lived at Patriot. Sympathy to all the family and friends.

Get well to Steve Crabtree, Pam May, Vera McAlister, Julie Huston, Verle Truitt, Pete Lowe, Jean Burgess, and all in need.

Leona Adams daughter in law, Connie James, Paul’s wife passed away. They lived in Carrollton. Sympathy to Paul and family.