Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday, June 17 for CWA Night. A 6 p.m. supper was held, followed by a 7 p.m. meeting. Filling the chairs were Master Christine Hebert, Overseer Peggy Blake, Steward Ann Morton, A.S. Peter Hebert, L.A.S. Olive Risko, Chaplain Ruby Bryant, Lecturer Alice Hoyt, Secretary and Treasurer Vicky Clark, G.K. Fred Breame, Ceres Mary DeLorenzo, Pomona Irene Mills, Flora Pat Breame, Pianist Ethel LaCourse, CWA Clara Lamers, Ex Comm. Richard Felt and Butch Clark. Regular business was conducted. The next meeting, July 1, will be an open meeting. The public is invited to attend as it is music night with refreshments. On Thursday, July 11, the Grange will put on the Senior Citizens dinner. Program: Opening thought, “Take the Time;” Song by all, “Count Your Many Blessings;” Reading, “Dad of Mine,” Clara Lamers; Article, an interesting anecdote about Francis Scott Key, Ruby Bryant; Reading, “Picnics,” by Pat Breame; Game, “How well do you know your flowers;” Music by Richard Felt and Ethel LaCourse; Short story items; Closing thought, “A Fragile Gift;” Song, “Parting Hymn.” Vicky Clark, CWA Committee, spoke briefly. On July 27, there will be an instruction meeting at Franklin Grange.
The Woodstock Alumni Banquet was held on Saturday, June 15, at the Legion Hall. There was one lady, Norma Knight, who was celebrating her 80th year and Peggy Blake celebrated her 75th year from Woodstock High School. The crowd was smaller than usual. Two scholarships were given out to Hunter Chase, grandson of John and Leatrice Chase, and Hannah Huston, granddaughter of Louise Yates and husband and great-granddaughter of Norma Knight. A very nice supper was served and it was a nice evening of fellowship. Next year, it will be June 21.
The last class to graduate from Woodstock High School, the class of 1968, will be having their 45th class reunion on MollyOckett Day, July 20, at Wendy Hutchins camp on Songo Pond. Potluck lunch, bring your favorite dish. Time: 12-noon to whenever.
The Woodstock Historical Society is looking for yearbooks from Woodstock High School years 1925 to 1929 to complete the set. The have all the rest already. Anyone having these, they would appreciate having them.
Services at the Baptist Church are Sunday School at 9:15, Morning Worship at 10:30, Evening Service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at 6:30 is Mid-Week Service. Friday, June 28, from 6 to 8 is Church Family Game Night. Remember to visit the website at bryantpondbaptist.org to see the new VBS 2013 promo video. Just click on the “Survivor” picture.
Saturday, June 15, we attended a graduation party for Hunter Chase with family and friends. We had the pleasure of meeting Theresa’s parents and seeing her daughter and family.
Sunday, Father’s Day, we attended a family gathering at Jim and Charlene Hoyt’s for a cookout with Beth, Steve and Marybeth Hoover, JoAnn and David Crockett, Bob Hoyt, Ken and I, Jim, Charlene, little Shawn, and Charlene’s niece Amanda.
Crystal Chase Beane and Kaylea from Alaska have been visiting for a week with her mother, Leatrice Chase of Locke’s Mills. They returned home on Monday.
My son told me to be sure to say “Hi” to the Millers from Albany.