Bryant Pond June 24
The annual Alumni Banquet for Woodstock High School was held at Locke Mills Legion Hall on Saturday, June 12. A smaller than usual attendance. It will be held on the third Saturday of June next year at the same place. There was one from the 70-year class, four from the 60-year class and three from the 50-year class. These were special guests this year.
The Woodstock Fire Department held their annual picnic for firemen and families on Tuesday evening at Tom Harford’s home. A good time was had by all with plenty to eat. Much thanks for the hospitality. Around 22 attended.
The Woodstock Extension met on Wednesday for a regular meeting at the Town Annex. Plans for next year were made. Next meeting will be in September. A potluck lunch was enjoyed.
Marybeth Hoover returned home on Sunday, June 13, from Papua, New Guinea where she had been for two weeks on a mission trip with a group from Pensacola Christian College.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15, morning worship at 10:30, evening service at 6 p.m. No Wednesday evening prayer meeting, as on Thursday, June 24, the Ambassador Baptist College Quartet will have a service at 6:30 here. Come and enjoy some good music; all welcome. Saturday, June 26 VBS meeting and decorating. June 28 to July 2 is Vacation Bible School. All children are invited to this.
Judith Grover tent 17 DUVCW met at the Grange Hall on Monday, June 14, with seven members present. Amanda Jordan filled in as chaplain. On Memorial Day four marched and 10 attended the program and parade at Locke Mills. Ten attended and took part in the program and parade at Bryant Pond.
The DUV presented an American flag to the Fire Department for their meeting room. President Elsie Bonney and Patriotic Instructor Sally Sawyer went to Woodstock Elementary School and presented the fourth graders, who wrote essays about “What Memorial Day Means To Me,” each a $1 coin. Ten members plan to attend convention for Department. in Waterville on Friday, June 25. Vicky Myers received the mystery package. Nineteen calls were reported. Sally Sawyer read an item about the American flag for Flag Day. Marybeth Hoover was appointed delegate and Elena Noyes as alternate for convention. Next meeting is July 12.
The Historical Society Museum is open to the public every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Be sure to visit. The museum features great quilts and costumes. Also, rare posters grace a central wall. Curator Larry Billings and Annella Burnham recently watched the museum. Three people were in. An Antiques sign was the special exhibit. Curator Larry Billings has given a number of pictures to the Historical Society. He has also given the members gifts this month. Thanks, Larry.