2013-08-01 / Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

By Kay McGarvey

Birthday wishes to Jenny Sipes, 80 on July 27; John Helman, August 2; John Bishop, August 3; Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn

Culler, August 5; Wes

Souders, August 4; Justin

Knepper, August 7; Jack Keen and Carl Johnston, August 8; Tessa McGarvey Strait, August 7; Pat Horton, August 8; Erin Joy, August 6; Tammy Moody, August 5; Alicia Mellott and Derek Keefer, August 4; Bill Harmon, 52 on August 9; Fredrica Laxson and Greg Sowers, August 4; Carolyn Cline and Carl Knepper, August 7; Darla Eader, August 9; Jane Mac- Donald, August 9; Amber Boden, 22 on August 9; Deb Buterbaugh, August 2; Sheral Heefner, August 4; Jersey Knepper, August 9; Audrey Slates, July 23; and Rush Barmont, 5 on August 7.

Nelson “Whimpy” and Joan Harmon will celebrate their 56th wedding anniver- sary on August 2.

John and Rachael Mc- Garvey will observe their third anniversary on August 6; and Archie and Pat Decker will celebrate 51 years together on August 3.

Sympathy goes out to the family of Joan Miller who passed away last weekend and also to the family of Phyllis Eader.

Cito United Methodist Church is holding its Vacation Bible School this week.

The 130th annual Shade Gap Picnic is happening this week. Their parade was held on Monday night.

Annette Schoppaul visited with her sister, Pat, in Shippensburg and attended the fair there.

Drs. Jeremy and Vivian McGarvey of Philadelphia and John and Rachael and Micah McGarvey of Chambersburg visited on Sunday with their father, Tim, and Deb McGarvey and sisters Gabrielle and Abagael.

Please keep the sick in your prayers.

Quotable Quotes: “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”

It Happened This Week: The merry-go-round first went round this week in 1871.

Country Shortcuts: Streak free – rub a clean, unused blackboard eraser over freshly washed windows to buff away any remaining streaks.

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