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Venedy – June 1, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor

9:00 am Sunday School; 10:00 am Trinity Sunday

1 Kings 17: 17-24;
Galatians 1: 11-24;
Luke 7: 11-17

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship Service.

For the month of June, we will be collecting hygiene products for the Irvington Food Pantry.

“We may not be able to live in perfect serenity, but we can ask: What will I, what will you, make of the gift of this hour, this day?”

Well, Wednesday evening the St Louis Blues hockey season came to an end. San Jose Sharks devouring the Blues 5 – 2. When, oh when, will it be the St. Louis Blues’ turn for a Stanley Cup?

Grate idea! The trick for shredding softer cheese like mozzarella, jack and even cheddar is to spray the front & back of the grater with non-stick spray (or rub those surfaces with an oil coated paper towel) before grating. To get the best looking shreds, freeze soft cheese for 30 Minutes beforehand.

Mark your calendar: Heritage Days at Okawville is coming up June 11th & 12th.

Appreciation Day at the Okawville American Legion is June 18th at 2:00pm

“An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus and keep aiming.”

June Bizarre & Unique Holidays

June – Dairy Month, Fishing Week

June 1st – Flip a Coin Day

June 2nd – National Rocky Road Day

June 3rd – National Doughnut Day, always the 1st Friday of June

June 4th – Hug Your Cat Day, isn’t that everyday?

June 5th – World Environment Day

June 6th – National Gardening Exercise Day, get out and exercise with your plants

June 7th – National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

June 8th – Best Friends Day, also Stanley & Ora Mae’s Wedding Anniversary!

Stanley & Ora Mae Droege and Steve & Gina Droege enjoyed an evening at the Grizzlie game Thursday. The Rain held off and the home team won!

Area residents attended the Maifest over the week-end. Including enjoying the Venedy Band on Saturday evening. Also attending Memorial Services at Wenneman’s Park on Sunday afternoon.

A word of encouragement can make the difference between giving up or going on.