2010-03-25 / Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes to Teresa Souders, Brianne Fleck, Vivian Reily, Alyssa Jo Horton, Denise Watkins, Heidi Strait, Junior Drake, Shelly Kelly, Donna Park, Gail Stains, Rick Anderson, Erma Brown, Jasmine Strait, Brent Carlson, Roy Anderson Jr. and Caleb Greenland.

Anniversary wishes to Jim and Carolyn Mills and Roger and Barb Keebaugh.

Get well wishes to George Harper, Rachel Long, Peg Miller, Lois Stevens and Mary Mort.

Roger and Pat Ramsey visited with Brian, Emily and Micah Ramsey on Friday evening.

Congratulations to Dison Myers on his second-place finish at the Area II PA Junior Olympics qualifier over the weekend.

On Sunday evening, Joe and Melanie Myers hosted a picnic to celebrate the birthdays of Dison Myers and Teresa Souders. Attending were Mike, Teresa and Ben Souders, Betty Ramsey, and Joe and Judy Myers.

Raffle tickets are available for a drawing June 15-19, based on the straight evening daily lottery number, to benefit Angel Wings. Prizes include Monday - $250 worth of beef steaks; Tuesday - $500 cash prize; Wednesday - $250 worth of beef steaks; Thursday - $200 gift card from Sandy Ridge Market; and Friday a grand prize of $1,200 worth of groceries (see ticket itself for detailed items) from Sandy Ridge Market. Contact Ruth Grissinger at 814-447- 3617 if you are interested in helping to sell or purchase tickets. Tickets are also available at Wakefield’s Auto in Shade Gap, Penn Central PT, Carolyn at Sandy Ridge Market or Tami Ulsh and Deb Snyder. Angel Wings is a group of volunteers in a non-profit organization helping to fill the needs of many folks in our area.

George Harper is home from Altoona and recovering at the farm.

Bea Covert recently visited with Joyce Strait and John Gallaher of Clear Ridge.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff and Kristi Watkins visited with Tim Streightiff this weekend in Washington, D.C.

Buzz and Bea Covert visited with Sonny and Mary Cutshall this weekend. We send Sonny get well wishes after his recent hospital stay.

Our sympathy is extended to the family of Virl Long of Clear Ridge.

Visitors with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family this week were Dan Jenakovich, Brent Carlson, Gordon and Donna Locke, Travis, Tonya, Tristen and Ty Hall, Nora Grissinger, Tom and Mamie Streightiff, and Travis Madden.

Orbisonia UMC ladies group would like to thank all those who donated and supported the benefit for Rod and Cynthia Spencer. Some familiar Maddensville faces that were seen enjoying the benefit were Chalmer and Patsy Mellott, Teresa Souders, Irene Park, Ruth Grissinger, Gordon and Donna Locke, James Locke, Tiffany Moore, King Anderson, Art Brown and George Locke. Maddensville folks on stage and at the microphone were Leonard Anderson, Joe Eaton and Ben Souders.

Gordon and Donna Locke, Ruth Grissinger and Irene Park enjoyed Friday evening in State College at the Bryce Jordan Center at the Gaither’s Homecoming show. Also enjoying the four hours of entertainment were Gail Stains, Betty Ramsey, Treva Starr, Naomi Winnick, Bonnie Watkins, Travis Madden, Angie and Nina Roher, Fred and Sharon Horne, Dave and Dawn LeBeau, Gary and Valerie Mitchell, Linda Ford and many more.

Nora and Ruth Grissinger enjoyed Sunday lunch at T&T’s Restaurant in Three Springs.

Tami Ulsh, Deb Snyder and Ruth Grissinger, the Anwgel Wings girls, were out Sunday with Rick and Tonya Doyle >and others to offer support for the annual Motorcycle Benefit to be held on June 12.

Dodie, Steff and Bev Price enjoyed an overnighter at IUP and a visit with Jon while checking out the campus.

Brent and JoAnn Carlson and Steve and Karen Grissinger enjoyed dinner together on Saturday evening in McConnellsburg.

Potter’s Clay, an experienced group of young people who present Christian drama, will be performing at the Immanuel Bible Church on March 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Seating will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Shooting matches at Hustontown Firehall will continue through April 10. The last event on April 10 will be a hog shoot at 1 p.m.

Open stage will be held at Hustontown Firehall on Saturday, March 27, at 6 p.m.

The warm weather last week was only exceeded by longer daylight in the evenings. It made us believe spring is really here. Someone at the Grissinger farm was busy planting a few onions and some lettuce, so hopefully we will be enjoying an early crop.

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