Ahhh, August. The month for family reunions, shopping for school clothes and supplies. For those who can’t afford them, please drop something in the donation boxes. And, at the end of the month, the tropics will start getting cranked up, so keep your escape map and your survivor kit handy.
The Republican Party of Franklin County will hold a meet-and-greet all the District 2 candidates, Thursday, Aug. 14 at Crooked River Grill at St. James Bay Golf Resort. Things will get underway at 6 p.m. Finger food and cash bar.
Hamburgers are the thing on Friday nights at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. Enjoy the evening with friends and neighbors. Open to the public. Orders taken after 6 p.m. Enjoy!
The place to be seen on Saturday, August 16 is at the Lanark Village Boat Club. A good, full breakfast will be prepared and served by our faithful volunteers. Pancakes, French toast, bacon and sausage, eggs, grits coffee and juice. Yum, yum! Members of the boat club are always happy to prepare and serve. Everyone welcome. You donation of $5 will be collected inside the door.
Saturday, evening, is the Birthday Bash for those having birthdays in August. The party starts at 6 p.m. Fun starts when you come in the door. Finger food, your favorite beverage and music, music, music. The swearing inn of the new officers from all three branches of Post 82 will take place at this time for all to enjoy.
After curch on Sunday, August 17, come on over to Chillas Hall and join us for our monthly covered dish. A donation and your hunger pains. Be watchin’ for ya and have a great weekend!
Wasn’t it great to see and have Father Eddie back with us. Had a great meal after mass. Thanks to all of those who prepared and brought a dish to share. The cake icing was a map of Father’s trip and the cake was very good too.
Pray for eternal peace for Marvin McIntosh and for peace and strength for Becky and family.
Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound and remember, contrary to popular opinion, God’s last name is not damn.
Until next time, God bless