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Donations sought to replace church roof

May 2, 2008
By DEBORAH DONALDSON
The Adirondack Presbyterian Church of Lake Clear and St. Regis will hold their worship service for the month of May at the Lake Clear Church. Worship service starts at 10:30 a.m. with coffee hour to follow. All are welcome to attend.

Advance notice: Starting Sunday, June 1, each church will hold a worship service. At the Lake Clear Church, the worship service will be at 8 a.m.; at St. Regis, the worship service will be at 9:45 a.m. Coffee hour will follow each service.

The Lake Clear church is in need of a new roof, and a fund has been set up. Donations may be sent to: Roof Fund, PO Box l78, Lake Clear, NY 12945.



St. John in the Wilderness Church will hold their Mass on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. Gabriel Assumption Church will hold their Mass on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. St. Paul’s in Bloomingdale has an Anticipated Mass on Saturday at 4 p.m. All are welcome to attend any of the services.

A card party with prizes and refreshments will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May l8 at the St. John in the Wilderness church hall. Come and enjoy a fun afternoon playing cards with your friends.



The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 27. All are welcome.



Looking for a different cookbook? A project called MaintainIT has published two very handy “cookbooks” on the topic of technology in libraries. They’re called cookbooks because they provide down-to-earth, step-by-step guides to such things as: locking down computers, using a computer maintenance checklist, implementing wireless networks, time and print management solutions. These cookbooks are actually fun to read. Take a look and print them out for free at www.maintainitproject.org.



The senior luncheon that was held on April 15th at St. John in the Wilderness church hall saw around 11 people there. They all enjoyed a delicious roast pork dinner.



Four little piggies went to market...well, not yet. It’s that time of year. Francis Dumont has four really cute little piggies to raise this year. Believe it or not, one, which Francis has named Red Riding Hood, has long, curly red hair. He has two white, short hairs; one has been named Snow White and the other Wolfe. Number four is part red with white patches and almost as long hair as Red Riding Hood, so this one has been named Patches. Two of the piggies are promised to three different people.



How to age gracefully, thanks to Doris Nobel:

Middle age is when your memory is shorter, your experience is longer, your stamina is lower, and your forehead is higher.

A midlife crisis is when you’re willing to get up and give your seat to a lady, but you can’t.

Old age is when you lean over to pick something up off the floor and ask yourself if there is anything else you need to do while you are down there.

As people grow older, they generally become more quiet. But, of course, they have more to keep quiet about.



About town

The VFW Auxiliary #3357 will hold their dinner meeting and installation of officers at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 13 at La Bella Ristorante. All members are invited to attend and bring a friend.



There will be card parties at the Bloomingdale Town Hall every Thursday at 7 p.m. starting in May. For more information, please call Augie Simpson at 891-4398. There will be prizes and refreshments.



Senior happenings

A card party will be held at the Adult Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4 with prizes and refreshments. All are invited to attend and bring a friend.



The Adult Center has a gala evening planned for their Volunteer Recognition Dinner to be held on May 7. Starting at 2 p.m., you can enjoy bingo. From 4 to 5 p.m. there will be a wine-and-cheese hour, followed by dinner at 5 p.m. The recognition ceremony will immediately follow dinner. Music will be provided by Chet Thurber. There will be awards and door prizes given out. All volunteers and spouses are welcome to attend. Please call 891-2980 to make reservations for a fun-filled evening.

Gamblers Express, sponsored by the Adult Center, will be leaving at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 10 for the Casino. You need to call 89l-2980 to make reservations for this fun trip.

The senior celebration to be held at the Salmon River School will be Saturday, May 17. Bus pickup will be at 8:30 a.m. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Salmon River School. Musical entertainment will be provided by Franklin County Cowboys with Roy Collins starting at 10:30 a.m. Dinner is at noon. There will be door prizes and raffles. Call 891-2980 to make your reservations.

For all you bingo players who really enjoy bingo, please remember that every Monday night at the Adult Center there is bingo starting at 7 p.m. sharp. It’s an enjoyable evening out.



Birthdays

Belated happy birthday on May first to Robert Donaldson Jr. and Jon Law.

May 2 – Shirley McGill

May 3 – Kyle Martin, Sherwood Clement

May 4 – Oren Ackerman

May 5 – Lenore Leavitt

May 6 – Brittany Clark, Alec McLean, 3-year-old Cheyenne Stamper

May 7 – Stephanie Donaldson, Jessie Aubin

May 11 – to my wonderful grandson, Brian Stinson, and Tyler Ellithorpe, who both

turn 21 years on this day; James Keating

May 12 – Pauline Durant

May 15 – Katelyn and Madelyn Gay, 6 years old this day



Anniversarys

May 5 – Chris and Christa LaVair

May 12 – Wally and Donny Gay, Donald and Ruth Tucker, each couple celebrating 57 years together



Happy Mothers Day to all the mothers out there in readership world. I do hope you all have a wonderful day on May 11. Enjoy your special day.



Till next time, you can call 891-4199 with information for this column, and have a nice day.
 
 

 

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