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Venedy – November 29, 2017

Venedy – November 29, 2017

Ora Mae Droege


St. Salvator Lutheran Church, Venedy.

Rev. Art Eichhorn, Pastor.

9:00 am – Sunday School. 10:00 am – Sunday Worship Service.

Isaiah 6: 1 – 9; I Corinthians 1: 3 – 9; Mark 11: 1 – 10

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Johannisburg.

Rev. Bill Groennert, Pastor

8:30 am: Sunday Morning Worship Service, 1st Sunday of Advent

The November and December Project is New Athens Home.

Remember, a prayer before eating is the essential ingredient for any good recipe.

Fifty-five years ago, on November 21, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege and Steve, welcomed a new member of the family, Cynthia. so on Tuesday, November 21, Stanley and Ora Mae motored to Columbia, MO to surprise Cindy for her birthday.

Her husband, Howard, prepared dinner for the above and Shirley Johnson, Reggie and Ante Hatton, Gwen McHenry, Tasca Tolson and King, Anthony and Man-Chelle Johnson-Martin. Eric and Sherry Nementh and Annabell also came later to express birthday wishes. Annabell helped Cindy blow out her candles on her birthday cake. Wednesday morning Stanley and Ora Mae, Howard and Cindy motored to Illinois. Howard and Cindy returned to Columbia on Sunday.

Area residents attended the Ed and Ruth Holtgrewe public auction Saturday.

Thanksgiving quests at the home of Brian and Susan Wisneski and Kyrsten Thursday were Geri Wisneski, Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, Blake and Serena Wisneski, Ryker and Brylee, Mike and Kathy Borrenpohl, Steve and Gina Droege, Howard and Cindy McHenry, Kevin and Chris Wisneski and Alec, Ben and Tonya Gass, Lily and Jack, Cody Becker, David and Tiffany Droege, Ryan and Kayla Droege and Brandon Wisneski and Jessica Klein.

Trying to eat less? Use a smaller plate. It tricks your mind into thinking there is more food, and also limits what you can pile onto your plate.

One of the most attractive things you can wear is a smile.

Steve and Gina Droege attended the St. Louis Blues – Edmonton Oilers explosive hockey game at Scottrade Center on Tuesday evening. Blues won 8 – 3. On Saturday evening,

Steve and Howard McHenry attended another exciting Blues win with the score of 6 -3 over the Minnesota Wild.

This Week in History

November 29, 1986: Actor, Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa at age 82.

November 30, 1940: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.

December 1, 1998: Exxon buys Mobil.

December 2, 1982: Barney B. Clark becomes the first person to receive an artificial heart in a transplant operation.

December 3, 1818: Illinois became the 21st state.

December 4, 1998: International Space Station launched.

December 5, 1933: Twenty-first Amendment to the U.S Constitution ratified.

Gina Droege was among family and friends celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday at the home of Ed Paszkiewicz hosted by Paula and Dennis Sherman. Also in attendance were Stephanie Fahrner and Gary Collins, Veronica Liszewski, Tim Sherman and Keeghan, Sara and Josh Sherman Brandon, Cecelia and Theodore, Patrick and Caitie Fahrner, Melissa Norman and Courtney Barcellos, Nathan Liszewski and Jenny Carroll and Ryan and Kayla Droege.

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

November 29: Square Dance Day.

November 30: Stay at Home Because You Are Well Day.

December: Bingo Month.

December 1: World Aids Awareness Day.

December 2: National Fritters Day.

December 3: Advent Begins.

December 4: Santa’s List Day.

December 5: Repeal Day – the 21st Amendments ends prohibition. I’ll drink to that!

Stanley and Ora Mae Droege, Steve and Gina Droege, Susan Wisneski and David Droege were dinner guests of Howard and Cindy McHenry in Venedy Saturday afternoon.
Don’t forget, the 34th Annual Christmas Stroll on Saturday December 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday December 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Includes Craft Fair, Flea Market and Vendor Fair, House Tours, Christmas in the Barn at Rainbow Ranch, Children’s Choir performance on Sunday. New this year, Chicken’s Vintage Farmhouse at St. Libory and a free Health and Wellness Screening on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Children need models more then they need critics.


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