Judith Grover tent 17 DUVCW met at Alice Hoyt's Thursday, Dec. 13, with 10 members pre3sent. President Vicky Myers read of events that happened on that date in History. The Charter was draped for a Real Son of a Civil War Veteran from Oklahoma who died. Second nomination of officers was held. Elsie told about names on the Honor Roll. Calls reported were 30. Helvi Cary received the mystery package. Next meeting, on Jan. 14, will be installation of officers. Exchange of gifts and cards, and a tasting party was held.
The Woodstock-Greenwood Senior Citizens will meet at the Town Office Conference Room n Thursday, Jan. 3. There will be a potluck dinner and silent auction. Please bring a dish to share, an item for the silent auction, and your own place setting. The meeting starts at 11:30. New members always welcome.
Franklin Grange will meet on Saturday, Jan. 5, at the home of Alice and Ken Hoyt. Potluck lunch follows the 10 a.m. meeting. Bring a dish to share.
On Thursday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Whitman Memorial Library in Bryant Pond, Arla Patch will speak about the Maine Wabanaki-Staste Child Welfare and Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). She has been serving on the Communications Subcommittee since last January and will share a power-point giving an historical overview and current goals. The TRC is being formed in Maine to discover the truth about the experiences of Wabanaki people with State Child Welfare programs and to promote healing and lasting change for the children taken from their families. Open to the public, no charge and light refreshments will be served.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday school at 9:15, Morning Service at 10:30, Evening Service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening is Prayer meeting at 6:30. On Sunday evening, Dec. 16, the children had their Christmas program. It was photos taken in October ad put in the form of a film. They did an excellent job. If you would like a copy they are $5 each – see Marybeth Hoover.
Maggie Hoyt an friend Whitney have been guests at her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hoyt and parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Hoyt. Maggie leaves the day after Christmas for Russia to work with deaf children until January wile on school break. She is a senior at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.