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BRYANT POND — Sunday services at the Baptist Church are Sunday School at 9:15 a.m., Morning Worship at 10:30 a.m. and Evening Service at 6 p.m. Midweek service is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Tuesday, June 25, was coffee cup devotions for the ladies at 9 a.m. On June 23, after the evening service, there was a dessert fellowship. On Friday, June 28, from 6 top 8 p.m. there will be a family game night. Remember Vacation Bible School is July 22 to 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly. Visit the web site at BryantPondBaptist.org to see the new VBS 2013 promo video. Just click on the "Survivor" picture.
Judith Grover Tent 17, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, met on Monday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Grange Hall. There were five members present. Elsie reported on the monument. She and two others attended the Norlands reenactment of the Civil War. Sally reported visited Woodstock Elementary School on Friday, June 121, to present the certificates and the dollar coins to children who had written essays for Memorial Day. Twenty-three calls were reported. We will have a picnic and flag burning at the August meeting. Alice won the mystery package. The next meeting will be July 8, at the hall.
Franklin Grange 124 met on Monday, June 17, for a 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, AS Peter Hebert, LAS Olive Risko, Chaplain Ruby Bryant, Lecturer Alice Hoyt, Secretary-Treasurer Vicky Clark, GK Fred Breame, Ceres Mary De Lorenzo, Pomona Irene Mills, Flora Pat Breame, Pianist Ethel Lacers, CWA Clara Lemers and Executive Committee Richard Felt and Butch Clark. Regular business was conducted and refreshments were served after the meeting.
The program was as follows: opening thought "Take the Time," song by all "Count Your Many Blessings," reading "Dad of Mine" by Clara Lemers, Ruby Bryant read an interesting anecdote about Francis Scott Key, reading "Picnics" by Pat Breame, game How Well Do You Know Your Flowers?, music by Richard Felt and Ethel Lacers, short story items, closing thought "A Fragile Gift" and song "Parting Hymn." Vicki Clark, CWA committee, spoke briefly. The next meeting is Music Night on July 1, and it will be an open meeting with the public invited to attend. On July 11, the Grange will put on the senior citizens dinner.
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. One alumnus, Norma Knight was celebrating her 80th year and Peggy Blake her 75th year from Woodstock High School. The crowd was smaller than usual. Two scholarships were given 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 on June 21.
The last class to graduate from Woodstock High School, the Class of 1968, will be having its 45-year reunion on Mollyockett Day, July 20, from noon to whenever, at Wendy Hutchins' camp on Songo Pond. There will be a potluck dinner so bring your favorite dish. Congratulations to all the seniors on your graduation.
The Woodstock Historical Society is looking for yearbooks from Woodstock High School to complete the set. The years from 1925 to 1929 are needed. Anyone having these, the Society would be appreciative of them.
On Sunday, Father's Day, we attended a family gathering at Jim and Charlene Hoyts for a cookout. Beth and Steve Hoover, Marybeth Hoover, Bobby Hoyt, JoAnn and David Crockett, Ken and I, Jim and Charlene and Shawn and Charlene's niece Amanda attended.
On Saturday, June 15, we attended a graduation party for Hunter Chase with family and friends. We had the pleasure to meet Teresa's parents and see her daughter and family.
Crystal Chase Beane and Kaylea from Alaska have been visiting a week with her mother Leatrice Chase in Locke Mills. They returned home on Monday.