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Venedy – August 31, 2016


Ora Mae Droege 824-6326

St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy IL; Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor; 9:00 am Vacation Bible Class; 10:00 am Sunday morning Worship Service.

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

Please remember our mission project for September & October is Hoyleton Ministries.

When situations in life get us down, we sometimes want to quit. I’ve often heard the quote, “Winners never quit & quitters never win.” We can be certain this is a valid statement. That’s not to say that we might need to change our direction at times, but it is to say we should never, ever quit.

Stanley & Ora Mae Droege and Cindy McHenry of Columbia MO left last Monday for Williamsport PA to attend the Little League World Series. More on that story next week!

Gina Droege and her sisters, Veronica Liszewski & Stephanie Fahrner dined at 99 Hops Restaurant before attending the Dixie Chicks concert in St Louis on Wednesday evening.

A great turn out in Venedy Friday evening for the Pancreatic Cancer Benefit for Vernon Segelhorst & Family held at Seg’s Place. A huge Thank You to everyone who helped in any way and also to those who attended and did all the bidding on the auction items. It was a very successful night.

Don’t miss State Representative Charlie Meier & State Senator Kyle McCarter’s Senior Fair Thursday September 1st from 9am – 11am at the Nashville Community Center. This is a free event with lots of information.

Bizarre and

Unique Holidays

September: National Courtesy Month

September 1: Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator.

September 2: VJ Day, World War II.

September 3: Skyscraper Day.

September 4: Newspaper Carrier Day.

September 5: Labor Day, first Monday of the month.

September 6: Read a Book Day.

September 7: Neither Rain nor Snow Day.

Gina Droege, Veronica Liszewski & Stephanie Fahrner visited at the home of Patrick Fahrner & Caitie DuMontier on Saturday before heading to Tower Grove Park for the Festival of Nations. Despite the heat it was great to try different foods from different countries.

Some coming up events to mark on your calendar:

St. Libory Schlambach, Sunday September 4th

Venedy Town Wide Yard Sale, September 10th starting at 8am

Trinity U.C.C Biddleborn Schlacht Fest, Sunday September 11th

Okawville Fair & Wheat Festival, September 16th – 18th. Queen Pageant Friday Evening. Venedy Band Saturday 4 – 6. Parade on Sunday at 2pm.

Tips to start your day out right!

Take a few minutes to count your blessings.

Sing in the shower.

Eat a wholesome breakfast

Offer a hug to your spouse and children.

Thank the Lord for another day.

Do some light stretches before you start your day.

Review a to-do list you made the night before.

“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion”.