The concrete slab has been pounded and we are just waiting for the cannon to arrive. It will grace the front lawn of the Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82. We are hoping it arrives in time for Camp Gordon Johnston Days. Bill Miller has been working for many years to bring a decommissioned field armament to place in front of the building. Anyone who would like to contribute to the cost of the project, about $3,000, can by sending to Cannon Memorial Fund, Post 82-American Legion, 2316 Oak Street, Carrabelle, FL 32322.

Join us for lunch, why donít you? Thursday lunch at the Franklin County Senior Citizens Center, 201 Avenue F, right here in Carrabelle. Serving begins at noon. It would be good to see you. Your donation of $3 will fill your plate.

Get your sugar fix this Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Lanark Village Boat Club. You can choose from pancakes, French toast, sausage or bacon and eggs along with coffee and orange juice. Still only $5 donation! See ya there!

The January birthday bash at Camp Gordon Johnston American Legion Post 82 will be this Saturday, Jan. 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. The songbird and other singers will be at the karaoke, and thereíll be finger food and much more to do. Open to the public, look for ya there.

Our monthly covered dish at Chillas Hall will be this Sunday, Jan. 20. Bring your favorite dish to share, a donation and your empty stomach and enjoy the afternoon. Chow line forms at 1 p.m. Be watching for you!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 26. There will be a car wash at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 2653 Highway 98, Lanark Village. Members of Elizabeth Ann Setonís youth group work, once again, to raise funds for their activities. We will also have our covered dish after 5 p.m. Mass. Come feed your soul and your body and drive home with a clean car. Donation for the car wash is $10. You can get your car cleaned from 3:30 to 7 p.m.

Hope you can join us for Bingo every Wednesday at Chillas Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., bingo at 6:30. Cookies, coffee and soda are available. Walk right in. sit right down!

Be kind to one another, check in on the sick and housebound - God is watching us from a distance.

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