January is just about history. What a month it was.

All the faithful volunteers from the golf club will prepare and serve your full breakfast this Saturday, Feb. 1. They will open the door at Chillas Hall at 9 a.m. and serve until 11 a.m. The menu will feature pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, juice and coffee, all for only $5. For a special treat, there will be strawberries and cream for you flapjacks. Be watching for you.

Later on Saturday night, you can dance the night away at the over 50 dance. Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center. Jim the DJ will provide the music. So gather up your favorite snack, your beverage of choice, your dancing shoes and, oh yes, your main squeeze. Come on down and enjoy the evening…cha-cha-cha!

Members, guests and future members of the Lanark Village Association will be at Chillas Hall on Monday, Feb. 3 for our monthly membership meeting. Board members will meet at 6 p.m. and the regular meeting will start at 7 p.m.

Reckon we’ll see you at lunch this afternoon. Sarge and his helpers will prepare and serve lunch at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center. Chow line forms at noon.

The deadline for placing your order for the steak dinner on Valentines’ Day is Friday, Feb. 7. You can call 697-9998 any day after 4 p.m. You can also place your order when you come down for hamburgers and chips or Sunday pizza.

On Saturday, Feb 8, come to Chillas Hall, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for spaghetti and meatballs. A donation of $7 will be collected at the door. Proceeds benefit the Lanark Village Association.

Serving on Valentine’s Day at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 will begin at 5 p.m. Steak, salad, baked potato and dessert, all for just a donation of $14 per person. Lady Legionnaires and Auxiliary League members will enjoy their meal free.

We need to keep Arlene Lawver in your prayers. Arlene and Lester were residents here many years and a good friend of mine. Pray also for strength and comfort for Lester.

Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and the housebound and remember, keep smiling. You may not feel any better, but everyone else will wonder what you’re up to.

Until next time, God bless America, our troops, and the poor, homeless and hungry.