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VenedyAugust 10, 2016


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St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL; Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor; 9:00 am Vacation Bible Class in the Church Hall, 10:00 am Sunday morning Worship Service: Jeremiah 23: 16 – 29; Hebrew 11: 17 – 31; Luke 12: 49 – 56.

St. Johns United Church of Christ, Johannisburg, IL; Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor; No Sunday Morning Worship Services August 14.

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

On matters of style, swim with the current, on matter of Principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson.

A Pancreatic Cancer Benefit for Vernon Segelhorst will be Friday, August 26 beginning at 6:30pm at Seg’s Place in Venedy. Silent auction, live auction, 50/50 raffle and food for purchase. Anyone wishing to donate items for auction contact Lori Segelhorst at 618-314-3433 or Deb Habrock at 618-201-5736.

Wow, the weeds are really growing along the roads and highways. Hope there isn’t any accidents at intersections and stop signs, places it is really hard to see if any traffic is coming.

Beatrice “Bea” Bergmann, 88, departed this life in the Friendship Manor Health Care Center in Nashville on Monday August 1. Friends paid their respects to the family at the Campagna Funeral Home in Okawville Sunday evening. Funeral Services were held at St. Salvator Lutheran Church in Venedy Monday at 11:00 am with Pastor Timothy Mueller officiating. Interment in the Church Cemetery.

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, Steve and Gina Droege and David Droege attended the Gateway Grizzlie and Traverse City Beach Bums baseball game at the GCS Ballpark in Sauget Thursday evening. Grizzlies had a 3 – 0 victory.

Some area residents attended the St. Anthony Church Picnic Saturday evening.

“Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.” John Quincy Adams.

Ryan and Kayla Droege visited at the home of David and Tiffany Droege in Millstadt Friday evening. On Saturday they were joined by Steve and Gina Droege, John Higginbotham, Ryan Shelton and Brooke Sepulveda for a work day helping David clear some of the 8 – 12 trees that he lost in the storm on July 13. A big dent was put in the clean-up.

Bizarre and
Unique Holidays

August – Family Fun Month; National Smile Week

Aug 11: Son and Daughter Day

Aug 12: Middle Child Day

Aug 13: Left Hander’s Day

Aug 14/15: V-J Day, Japan surrendered 1945, which date do you celebrate as the end of WWII?

Aug 15: Relaxation Day – Now this one’s for me.

Aug 16: National Tell a Joke Day

Aug 17: National Thrift Shop Day

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege paid their respects to the Ruth Nagel family and attended the ‘Thanksgiving for the Life’ Services on Saturday morning at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland with Rev Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, officiating. Her husband Dale Nagel had passed away April 25, 2016.

Handy Hint to clean brushes; A denture cleaning tablet dropped into a sink of warm water will clean combs and brushes effectively.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Cardinal and Atlanta Braves baseball game at Busch Stadium Friday evening. Cards winning 1 – 0. Will we see Steve or Gina wearing their Fedora Hat?

Some area residents attended the 145th Birthday Celebration of Zion United Church of Christ, Addieville Sunday. It was a beautiful day for a picnic.

Pastor Art Eichhorn left this past week for a visit to Africa.

Now don’t forget the Venedy Picnic and Homecoming this Saturday. Antique Tractor Pull beginning at 11:00 am. Venedy Band plays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Backroads Band from 7:00 – 11:00 pm. Lots of good food and refreshments, games and Bingo.

“Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” Abraham Lincoln