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LOVELL — Hi folks. It was a wonderful day on February 17, sunny and warm. I saw lots of squirrels running around on the snow outside and the birds on the feeders seemed happier this day.
The Mollyockett Chorus will be in competition from May 12 to 15, in Springfield, MA. The ladies meet in Oxford, at the Church of the Latter-Day Saints of Jesus Christ on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Anyone is welcome to join. They need new, good voices.
The Pratt girls, Jaimie, Julie and Kayla, plus their grandfather Frank Gendron have all had scratchy throats, headaches, etc. Val had a scratch throat recently and is okay as of February 17, but Frank is down. Get well soon, neighbors.
I received a nice picture and letter on February 17, from Juanita Perkins at Norway Rehab and Living Center, 29 Marion Ave., Norway, ME 04268. She loves to get mail from people here in Lovell as well as June Christopher and Wilma Taylor.
Won’t you drop a card or note to those who can’t be at home or visit, call or write a shut-in. I try every day to reach out to at least five a day.
Don’t forget the first annual Fryeburg Recreation Fishing Derby to be held at Lower Bay on Kezar Lake on March 5 and 6. There is a $25 preregistration fee for both days with a chance to win a Cabela’s gift card. The cost to register the day of the derby is $20 per day. Children six and under are free. There will be top five prizes for youth and top three prizes for adults. Bait will be available on site and there will also be hot dogs, hamburgers, chili and more to eat.
They will also be giving away lifetime hunting and fishing licenses for a youth. Featured also will be a kids casting contest, door prizes will be drawn every 15 minutes and items to be raffled off include 10-inch Stealth jiffy auger, aluminum ice shack, portable ice house, woven basket with a liner and five Jack traps.
For more information and to pre-register go to fryeburgrec.com and go under forms and click on ice fishing derby or call Colin Micklon at 935-3293 or e-mail email@example.com.
The PTA and Lovell Recreation Department will be holding the fourth annual winter carnival on Saturday, March 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. Right now, both the PTA and the recreation department are looking for volunteers to help that day.
Let’s not forget exercise class with Mike Medoncca on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Senior citizens or anyone can join.
Jaimie, Julie and Kayla Pratt went to Massachusetts to spend part of their vacation from school with their father.
Virginia Weeks called on me on February 18. She brought me a nice book and Cally, our cat, a new receiving blanket to sleep on. Ginnie has a cat named Callie who is four years old and is huge compared to my Cally who is lots older. Both are calicos.
Mike, Mary and Sarah Welch left on February 18, for Florida, and then off to Texas to daughter Leslie’s son-in-law and new grandson. They will be back home for school and work.
Don’t forget to save box tops for New Suncook School. We find them on Cheerios and Hamburg Helper, General Mills products, and Pillsbury and Betty Crocker have them also. Drop them off at the school, give them to a student or mail them to: New Suncook School PTA, 95 Main St., Lovell, ME 04051.
Another cold spell the week of February 22. The birds are feeding constantly and look cold too.
On February 21, Julie Pratt had lunch with me and we played War, Trouble and Candy Land. Julie beat me in all of them.
At the Wicked Good Store which is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., they have an ongoing regular special of two large, one topping pizzas plus a two-liter Coke for only $19.99 — a great deal. Why not have a pizza party during the vacation or any night. There are daily specials as well and I will update that later.
March is here and can you believe it? I have had enough winter and am looking forward to spring. March birthday wishes from March 2, to March 19 are: Will Korth, Penny Allen, Reilly Brown, Audrey Clout, Tamara Heath, Nancy Tripp, Maureen Heath, Betta Lovejoy, Wilma Emery, John Carter, Patrick Callahan, Linda Brown and Pat Stearns.
A happy anniversary to Al and Jacky Stearns on March 10.
Now for Lovell U.C.C. events:
The community/parish fund offering is on March 6;
The Ladies Circle meeting is at 12:30 p.m. and it is also Shrove Tuesday on March 8;
Ash Wednesday is on March 9;
Scout Sunday and the first Sunday in Lent is on March 13;
Committee meetings are on March 14;
The flea market is from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 19;
The second Sunday in Lent is on March 20;
March 27 is the third Sunday in Lent;
The Ladies Circle work meeting is from 2 to 4 p.m. on March 29 and
Circuit Rider Committee meets at 9 a.m. on March 31.
Mark your calendars and I will update later and complete the March birthdays and anniversaries as well.
On March 19, there will be a flea market at the Lovell United Church of Christ from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Lovell Youth Group will be having a luncheon. There will be baked goods, crafts, flea market items, furniture and antiques. Table rental is just $10. For more information please call Linda Libby at 925-3661. Now is a good time to clean house and donate or sell. The Thrift Shop will be open too from 10 a.m. to noon. Come browse and have lunch.
Hi to my granddaughter Tanner Swan who’s been recuperating from surgery on February 24.
Meg Dyer and Gracie called on me one day during vacation as well as Jaimie Pratt who stopped by with eggs from Val Gendron. I am blessed with good neighbors and many friends.
Have a good week and don’t forget to call me at 925-1800 or send me news at 70 Old Waterford Rd., Lovell, ME 04051.