2011-04-07 / Correspondents' Notes


By Karen Grissinger

Birthday wishes this week to Esther Grissinger, Cindy Edgin, Mark Brown, Meagan Barnett, Christina Myers, Nathan Patterson, Amy Patterson, Brain Fraker and Destinie Ramsey.

Anniversary wishes to Ryan and April Grissinger, Jim and Patti Grissinger, Gerald and Holly Anderson, and Roy and Glenda Anderson.

Get well wishes to Lynn Knepper, Dick Rhoades and Mary Mort.

Ashley Keebaugh had surgery in Hershey on Wednesday and is happy to be home. Nathan Keebaugh is recovering from the vehicle accident with numerous stitches. We are thankful they are all safe.

Deepest sympathy goes out to the family of John Curfman Sr.

Sympathy is also extended to the family of Oscar Weller of McConnellsburg. “Ozzie” was married to the former Naomi Brown of Meadow Gap.

Get well wishes to Aunt Lois Stevens and her crew of faithful caretakers. They have been battling the flu.

Walnut Grove Church Road is now closed for bridge construction. A detour is in place until the completion of the project in the fall. The one-lane bridge will soon become a fading memory.

Tom and Mamie Streight- iff were in Camp Hill on Saturday morning for a consult. Tom is still recovering from the torn retina in his right eye and may be facing surgery.

Steve and Karen Grissinger visited with Shawn, Cody, Ella and Alle Young on Sunday evening.

A big thank-you goes to Shade Gap Volunteer Fire Co. for the great appreciation breakfast for the hoagie helpers. It was a fun time, and we will see you next year!

Immanuel Bible Church will be having its Easter program on April 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Easter sunrise services will be held at Immanuel beginning at 6:30 a.m. On May 1, the annual spring roundup will be held. More details will follow.

Get well wishes and prayers go out to Kay Hamman, Justin and Stephanie Semple, Darin Wagner and Harold Cutshall.

John and Carol Puskarich, who flew in from Rhode Island, were dinner hosts for Gordon and Donna Locke, Ruth Grissinger, Tamsen Anders, Jim and Lori Lupey, and Jude and Marybeth Harrington. A great time was had by all!

Irene Park visited with Eloise Swope last Saturday evening. George and Heather Locke visited with Gordon, Donna and Justin Locke, and Irene Park this past week.

Visiting recently with the Steve and Karen Grissinger family were Tom and Mamie Streightiff, Travis Madden, Brent Carlson, Buzz and Bea Covert, and Donna Locke.

Tom and Mamie Streightiff visited with Stanley and Sue Hall on Friday evening. Continued get well wishes to Stanley.

Mark Ramsey, Terri Grissinger, Tammy Grissinger, and Gordon and Donna Locke had fun at the Ridge Runner’s Relay for Life bingo event on Saturday evening at Shade Gap Auxiliary building. Tammy was the lucky winner for the evening.

Gary, Donna, Cassie and Caleigh Clark were visited by Karen Grissinger on Thursday evening. The girls are doing great and looking forward to Easter. Donna celebrated a birthday on Friday.

The second annual chicken barbecue event for the Bradley Gilliland Scholarship Fund will be held on May 1, 2011, at the Orbisonia Lions Club Building. The cost is $8 and all proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. Take-outs are available between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Menu includes chicken, dinner roll, baked beans, applesauce and dessert. All dinners are by pre-sales and will be carry-out. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket may contact anyone in the SHC FFA, Matt Quigg (SHC agricultural education teacher) or Cathy and Rick Gilliland. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Angel Wings will sponsor a benefit ride and pig roast on Saturday, June 11, at Harper’s Memorial Park, with bikes leaving promptly at noon. The cost is $25 per bike, with an early registration drawing for a gas card. Event is open to everyone beginning at 4:30 p.m. for a cost of $10 per person. Please contact Dodie Price for registration at 814-386-0594. All proceeds from the day will benefit Justin and Stephanie Semple.

Three Springs Volunteer Fire Co. will be having a chicken b-b-q dinner on Sunday, April 17 beginning at 11 a.m.

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