The “Tea in Memory of Toni” at the historic Schenck Mansion in Vevay will be an exceptional opportunity to treat yourself, friends and family to an exquisite afternoon on Sunday, June 3rd. Beginning at 1p.m., proceeds from the event will go to the Antoinette Kniola Memorial Fund at the Community Foundation. This event is open to both men and women of all ages. Call (812) 594-2281 for tickets or additional information. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Sandy Dawson is asking for participants and sponsors for the ALS Walk to be held in Florence, Kentucky this Saturday, May 19th. Her husband Wayne Dawson has been diagnosed with ALS. Anyone interested, please contact Sandy at home (402 Walnut Street in Vevay); or by phone (812) 427-0427.
The Patriot Baptist Church will hold “Church in the Park” this Sunday, May 20 at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to attend the morning service to be held in Harris Park at the center of Town. The service will be followed by a picnic and Community Free Swap. Donations of clothing, canned goods, and other items are requested.
The Red Hot Hatters are busier than ever with plans for their “final” yard sale this Saturday May 19th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Oyo Vista housing addition. We will be setting up with Red Hot Hatter Claudia Dawson at 10 Packet Blvd.
The May meeting of the Red Hot Hatters will be today (Thursday, May 17th) at the Vevay American Legion Post #185 located at 213 Ferry Street in Vevay and beginning at 11 a.m. All are welcome!
The 4th of July Parade this year will begin at 11a.m on Wednesday, July 4th, with lineup at the Patriot Boat Ramp beginning at 9 a.m. Registration forms will be available the day of the Parade at sign-up. Everyone is encouraged to participate. Liability waivers must be signed in advance. The Town of Patriot, Indiana, is the only incorporated town in the United States with the name of Patriot making our Parade, the only true Patriot Parade. Immediately following the Parade there will be a flag ceremony at the Memorial Park. The day’s activities will conclude in Harris Park and will include a meal. Anyone with questions, call the Patriot Town Hall at (812) 594-2243.
Prayers of healing for David Hite, Irvin Fette, Jay Benzing, Lulu Belle Thomas, Dawn Elston, Mary Ellen Witt, John Campbell, Jake Rader, Pam Hutchinson, Colton Schirmer, Paul Schmitt, Erin Schmitt, Wayne Dawson, Pam Minch, Rick McKay, Fred Stave, Garry Johnson, Matt Oatman, Leona Ware, Nancy Ledbetter and especially Red Hot Hatters Laura Riga and June Lack.
As always, I encourage people to contact me with their local news. You may contact me several ways: by leaving a note or message inside the cat mailbox in front of 1995 Front Street in Patriot; or by calling my home at (812) 594-2281; or by dropping me a note at P.O. Box #01, Patriot, Indiana, 47038. In addition, contact Kay E Cook on Facebook or online at PatriotNews1995@gmail.com. If you have anything for me to include in this article, please send it to me. Information can be received any day of the week but normally my deadline is Sunday at noon for that week’s issue of the paper. Any news received later will appear in the following week’s article. If you need something in a particular issue, please be sure and give it to me early.