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LOVELL — Quite a snowy week and weekend recently but through it all things went on.
The Lovell United Church of Christ’s annual meeting was held after the worship. Committee meetings were held on February 14, the cabinet meeting was February 21, and the Ladies Circle meeting was on February 22, in the Halford Room at the church from 2 to 4 p.m. The Circuit Rider committee met on February 24, at 9 a.m. Let’s not forget Sunday School is at 9 a.m. and worship service is at 10:30 a.m. with a nursery provided. Come join in the fellowship and meet our new pastor, Alison Jacobs.
Choir rehearsals are every Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call Elsa Newhouse, director, at 928-3100 for more information.
For bell choir information, contact Ruth Mitchell at 928-2888.
Bible Fellowship is held Tuesday mornings at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Ruth Mitchell at 928-2888.
The Youth Group, open to all youth in grades six to 12, meets the second and fourth Sundays, September through May. Contact Kathy Dunham at 925-3003 for more information.
The secretary’s hours at the Lovell U.C.C. are Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to noon. The pastor’s hours are Fridays, from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to noon and Mondays, from 9 a.m. to noon. The parsonage phone number is 925-1207 and the church phone is 925-1321. The e-mail is email@example.com.
Let’s not forget the Thrift Shop $1 a bag sale at the Lovell U.C.C. that runs until Saturday, February 26, from 10 a.m. to noon.
On Friday, February 2, Pastor Alison Jacobs and husband Joe enjoyed dinner with Ann and Bob Williams.
Belated birthday wishes go out to Andy Koop on February 2, Larry Fox on February 8, Kimberlee Bryan on February 9, Richard Dunham on February 10, Ginny Dekutoski on February 15, Brad McCabe on February 18, Nancy Gardner on February 19 and Thea Middlemiss on February 23. Other birthdays are Virginia Weeks on February 27, and Sam Ring on February 26.
Anniversary celebrations for this month are Mark and Kathy Tripp on February 6, Bruce and Pat Thurston on February 11, and David and Jen Emery on February 14. Congratulations and best wishes to all.
Library hours are Mondays, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The number is 925-3177. For closings, information and program cancellations, visit www.hobbslibrary.org. To view your patron record, search the catalogue, renew and request you can go to www.hobbslibrary.org 24 hours a day.
Preschool story time at the library will be held Monday, February 28, at 10 a.m. and “Charlotte’s Web” for grades 3, 4 and 5 will be on the same day from 2:45 to 4 p.m. Send a note to school in order for your child to take the bus directly to the library. A snack will be provided. Join the fun!
On Sunday, February 13, Kevin Allen, his fiancee Heather and her son Joseph Lang came over from Norway, for Sunday dinner. We enjoyed homemade macaroni and cheese, green beans, baked spiral ham, lemon meringue pie and confetti cake with cream cheese frosting. All five of us had a great time. Joseph beat his Grammie Allen at Candyland and Trouble, and I won Inner Circle. We watched “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “I Carly,” “Power Rangers” and other movies.
On Valentine’s Day I received flowers, a cute small dog and an adorable monkey, both stuffed, from my husband. I got valentines from my friends Sandi Dorner, Nancy Corriveau, the Lovell Ladies Sewing Circle along with a fruit basket, Stephanie Cross, Virginia Weeks and my husband. I also received calls from many friends and relatives. I hope everyone had a good Valentine’s Day.
School vacation started on Friday, February 19, and school begins again on February 28.
Boy Scout Troop 155 went camping in Acton, along with a troop from Berwick, learning Scout skills.
Troop 155 Boy Scouts will be going tubing on February 26. Sorry, no further information on this as Mr. Elliott was unavailable. I do know, however, they will be tubing at Cranmore in North Conway, NH.
Let’s not forget Girl Scout Troop 58’s bottle drive that is ongoing all year round. The money from all the returnables left at Lovell U.C.C. or at Woitko’s Redemption Center (tell them it is for the Girl Scouts) is used for all troop activities.
The Mollyockett Chorus meets every Tuesday in Oxford, at the Church of Latter Day Saints of Jesus Christ. Anyone is welcome to join in. They will be competing in Springfield, MA, from May 12 to 15. Thanks, Bonnie, for the information.
On February 26, don’t forget the John McKeen fishing derby for ages one to eight and nine to 15-year-olds from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be free food, beverages and bait is provided.
For all youth and adults of SAD 72, the first annual Fryeburg Recreation Fishing Derby will be held at Lower Bay on Kezar Lake on March 5 and 6. There will be a kids casting contest, many door prizes, food and even outhouses available. The prizes are the top five places for youth. For adults, first place prize is a 10-inch jiffy auger, jet sled with cover and five jack traps, second prize is $250 and third prize is $150. There will be raffles for a jiffy auger, 10-inch stealth, an aluminum ice shack and a half-hour plane ride. Come and join in on the fun.
That’s all for this week. Take care and call 925-1800 with news, updates, happenings, birthdays, company, anniversaries, deaths, weddings, etc.
Stay healthy and warm.