Florence News 8-17-17

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Glenda Sullivan, Rita Brogan, Patty Chase, and Charles and Alberta Pickett had a good supper at Subway while in Rising Sun Sunday evening. Patty also met a lovely lady named Nancy Horton at Genevieve Truitt’s visitation. She said she reads my column in the Vevay paper every week and enjoys the paper. I hope I got your name right Nancy and was glad to meet you.

Chad, Cary, Sloan, and McKenzie Brown, Paul, Shawn, Lisa, A.J. and Taylor Messmore all visited Randy Lorraine and Ryan Brown and Margaret Lee Weidmann last week. Mom said Cheryl Messmore is doing well but still appreciate the prayers.

Dale and Danilee Thompson spent the weekend in Florence.

My reports were that the Travis Griffith benefit was well attended. Keep him and his family on your prayer list.

Charles and Alberta Pickett, Roy and Bonnie Duckworth, Kenny Clements, Mark Scott, Glenda Sullivan and Patty Chase all enjoyed breakfast together Saturday morning. Later Patty and Glenda enjoyed the Butch and Jeannie Konkle cancer walk at the Route 56 Campground. I hope to have more information about that next week. It was very well attended and everyone was having a good time. The donations for the “Keeping Pace Cancer Fund” in Switzerland County.

We were sorry to hear that Bonnie Duckworth’s mother, Genevieve Truitt, passed away at Dillsboro Nursing Home. Sympathy tot he family, Verle, Verlene, Bonnie, Roger and families.

Charles and Alberta Pickett, Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan had a nice visit with Bill and Mary Lynn Jewell while in Vevay.

The Florence birthday party celebration meetings are going well. I’m still getting calls from the Coy family and others with little stories. If you have any good stories write them down and send them to me at P.O. Box 53, Florence, Indiana, 47020; so we can put them on display at the fire house October 14th. We are planning a cake contest watch this paper for details and if you would like to help with the cakes or be a judge let me know and thanks. There is a meeting tonight August 17th at the Florence Church at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome with your good ideas.