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VenedyJuly 6, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL; Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor; 9:00 to 10am Vacation Bible Class in the Church Hall, 10:00 am Sunday morning Worship Service; Leviticus 18: 1 – 5 and Chapter 19: 9 – 18; Colossians 1: 1 – 14; Luke 10: 25 – 37

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL; Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor; 8:30 am Sunday Morning Worship.

Please remember our mission project for July & August is Irvington Food Pantry.

You Are the Best by the late Andy Rooney; I’ve learned—That being kind is more important then being right.

St. Salvator Lutheran Church in Venedy will be Celebrating 175 Year Anniversary next year in 2017 and are taking orders for their new cookbook. Call Joanne Harriss at 824-6584 or Marilyn Going at 824-6273.

Don’t forget – the Washington County Fair this week at the fairgrounds in Nashville.

The Greg Henry Benefit Barbecue, Sunday July 10th 10:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Okawville Community Club.

The American Red Cross Blood Drive at Washington County Hospital Tuesday July 12th, 12 to 6 pm.

Herbert Steinkamp Jr is at Crystal Pines in Crystal Lake Illinois for therapy and rehab.

The old saying ‘corne knee high by the 4th of July’ isn’t true in a lot of fields this year. Some corn is tasseling already, sounds like the wheat harvest was good this year. Now planting double crop beans.

On an old man’s shirt was written a sentence “I am not 80 years old…I am sweet sixteen with 64 years of experience.” That’s attitude.

Some area residents helped at the Irvington Food Pantry Food Fair Thursday at Frieden’s United Church of Christ.

I’ve Learned… That when you harbour bitterness, happiness will dock elsewhere – Andy Rooney

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

July – Unlucky Month for Weddings

July 8th – Video Games Day

July 9th – National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10th – Teddy Bear Picnic Day

July 11th – Cheer up the Lonely Day

July 12th – Pecan Pie Day

July 13th – Fool’s Paradise Day

A good friend is a Heartfelt Blessing – One of our greatest blessings is a good friend that cares deeply about us. They are willing to send heartfelt blessings your way. Let’s spell out the characteristics of Heartfelt blessings in a fun and creative way.

Happy, Good friends are happy with us when we succeed.

Earn, They earn our respect as we live our everyday lives.

Accept, They accept us just as we are.

Remember, Good friends remember special occasions.

Treat, They treat us as we would like to be treated.

Find, Good friends find ways to show us they care.

Elaborate, A good friend elaborates on our positive traits.

Love, A true friend loves us unconditionally.

Talk, A good friend talks to us when we need advice.

Norman & Rosemary Koenigstein and Stanley & Ora Mae Droege dined together at The Bull Pen in New Athens Wednesday followed by an evening of card playing.

I’ve learned…That life is tough, but I’m tougher. Andy Rooney.