Sewing cir­cle re­mem­bers wartime fam­ily

The Citizen-Record (Cumberland) - - COMMUNITY - Linda Baker

The East Maple­ton-Leam­ing­ton Sewing Cir­cle met on Nov. 3, 2014, at the home of Marlene Mil­lard with ten mem­bers present.

Pres­i­dent, Ruth Foster, con­ducted the meet­ing. In keep­ing with Re­mem­brance Day, mem­bers shared their thoughts and mem­o­ries of loved ones who were in the War and made a memo­rial do­na­tion in their honor, re­al­iz­ing $105. Betty Har­ri­son read the Poem “In Flan­ders Fields.”

Min­utes from the last meet­ing were read and ap­proved.

Marlene Mil­lard, trea­surer, gave an ex­cel­lent re­port. No cor­re­spon­dence. Monies for the Christ­mas For Kids Cam­paign were col­lected and will be for­warded.

It was moved that we again support Springhill Lions Club, St. Vincent dePaul, and Au­tumn House and tur­keys for Sal­va­tion Army.

Fol­low­ing the business meet­ing, de­li­cious re­fresh­ments pre­pared by Marlene and Ruth Foster were en­joyed. Mys­tery par­cel went to Marlene. The Christ­mas meet­ing will be held Dec. 1 at the home of Linda Baker. Project: Christ­mas Auc­tion.

The com­mu­nity ex­tends sin­cere con­do­lences to the fam­ily of the late Sue Brown, Maple­ton. Mrs. Brown passed away sud­denly at home on Oct. 27. Cre­ma­tion has taken place. Cel­e­bra­tion of life was held Nov. 1 at the Southamp­ton Com­mu­nity Hall.

Sin­cere sym­pa­thy to the fam­ily of the late Os­car Basil Lowe, Springhill. Mr. Lowe passed away Nov 13 at Highcrest Nurs­ing Home. Fu­neral ser­vice was held Nov. 17 from Brown’s Fu­neral Home, Springhill with Rev. El­iz­a­beth Davies of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial fol­lowed in the Maple­ton Ceme­tery.

Best Wishes go out to Ce­cil and Carol Brown, Maple­ton, cel­e­brat­ing their 54th Wed­ding An­niver­sary on Nov.12.

Happy Birth­day wishes go out to Linda Gal­lagher, Springhill. Linda cel­e­brated her birth­day on Nov. 9. Deb­bie Park and Dar­rell Smith, Springhill, both had birthdays on Nov. 10. Norene Brown, New Glas­gow, cel­e­brates on Nov. 21. James Gal­lagher, son of Glo­ria Gal­lagher, Maple­ton, Nov.22, Brenda MacAloney, East Maple­ton, Nov. 23. Rev. El­iz­a­beth Davies, Southamp­ton, Nov. 25.


Fri­day, Nov. 28, UCW Turkey Burger Sale and Christ­mas Bazaar, St. An­drew’sWes­ley United Church, Springhill, start­ing at 11 a.m.

On Wed­nes­day, Dec. 10, St. An­drew’s - Wes­ley United Church Choir, cor­dially in­vite you to en­joy “Christ­mas in the Good Old Days” mu­si­cal per­for­mance, at 7 p.m. Free Will Of­fer­ing. Mark your cal­en­dar as it is go­ing to be a ter­rific show.

Now is the time to mark April 8, 2015, on your cal­en­dar. Scott Woods 2015 Con­cert has been booked for that evening at St. An­drew’s-Wes­ley United Church. Fur­ther de­tails to follow.

Life is like a cam­era. Just fo­cus on what’s im­por­tant and cap­ture the good times, de­velop from the nega­tives and if things don’t turn out, just take another shot.

Thank you for join­ing me here on my coun­try road.

To­day’s thought:

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