Hi Y'all,

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Shopping, decorating, cooking, cleaning, eating, wrapping, partying and writing this article.

This article is mostly reminders for the things that are going on in Lanark. There will be a Christmas lunch at Chillas on December 25. Bring a dish. If you want to bring your festive plates, please feel free. Come join your neighbors and friends.

Susan Lynn has agreed to volunteer to be the way and means chairman for the Lanark Village Association. The decorations look lovely with Dot Bless and Jim Chidester's help. Please offer to be of help to Susan in this endeavor. She needs a committee.

Party, Party on New Year's Eve at Chillas Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Bring a goodie to share, what you want to drink and $6. James Shumacher will deejay the event.

Please get your new 2020 calendar and start writing down important dates. Plan to come to the meetings. We need to know what is going on in your community and get involved, starting with Lanark Village Association meeting Jan. 6, which is the first Monday of the month.

We have not forgotten the speed calmers and the Dollar General! What a disappointment for Lanark to lose the resident ambulances.

East Franklin County Matters!


None of the activities mentioned below will be open on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day, except the Lanark Village Golf Course.

Bingo is on every Wednesday of each week at Chillas Hall, Doors open at 6 p.m. No Bingo on Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. It will resume on Jan. 8, 2020.

Coffee group in Lanark Village at Chillas Hall from 9 to 11 a.m. weekdays. On Thursday, the county veterans service officer comes between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and free coffee.

Remember to go to the American Legion for those wonderful cheeseburgers, every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Lanark Village Golf Course, a non-profit, six-hole course is a fun course to improve your game while enjoying the beautiful bay view and breezes. All day play for a $5 donation. Public Welcome.

Love Lanark!

Pat Sewell Funderburk is the Times’ Lanark News columnist. Be sure to send news and society items about Lanark Village life to her at p.funderburk@yahoo.com