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Club welcomes new members

 Six members of the Lunenburg Women's Institute were in attendance at the regular monthly meeting held October 2 at the Central United Church hall.

 President Anita Emeneau called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone in attendance. She then read an article from "The Friendship Book." Following this, the usual WI ritual was carried out. The minutes of the September meeting were read and approved. The financial statement was given by Geraldine Tanner in the absence of the treasurer.

 Anita Emeneau reported a donation of knitted baby items. Toe socks and turbans have been delivered to the Fishermen's Memorial Hospital and the Cancer Society. Monetary donations will be made to the libraries at Lunenburg Elementary and Lunenburg Jr./Sr. High School.

 Plans were made for selling tickets on a quilt during the month of October, at Bridgewater Mall. The winning ticket will be drawn October 31.

 Final plans were made to attend the Fall Rally at Barss Corner, October 4.

 As there was no further business, Geraldine Tanner moved the meeting be adjourned. Catherine Myra, in charge of the program, followed a fall theme with readings and games related to the season.

 Following the program a lovely lunch, in keeping with the fall theme, was served by Geraldine Tanner and helpers.

 The next meeting will be November 6. New members are always welcome. Come and join us.

Grace Chapter resumes business

 On September 11, the regular meeting of Grace Chapter No. 8 OES opened in form with sister Stella Myra, WM, and brother Don Doucette, WP, seated in the east.

 Sister Stella welcomed members and guests as the chapter resumed its monthly meeting after a two-month hiatus. Special guests presented were Grand Chapter committee members sister Joan Mills, PM, on arts and crafts, and sister Diane Levy, PM, publicity. Also presented were presiding WM, sisters Vicki Perry, and WP, Laurie Myra, both of Shoreham Chapter.

 Reports from the secretary, treasurer and standing committee chairmen were given. Joan Mills, PM, ways and means, thanked everyone that helped with the craft festival chowder luncheon and the Masons' award supper in June.

 Sister Annie Mae Backman and brother Edward Fralick both reported on the Grand Chapter.

 One officer not present at the June installation was installed with installing officer WM, Stella Myra, and installing marshal, sister Vicki Perry. Another officer installed was Jean Hardy as Electa, and conducted to her station. Scheduled officers' meeting and practice were held October 5, 7:30 p.m.

 The altar was draped in loving memory of brother Neil S. Archibald, PWGP, and brother Ervin "Ted" Miller.

 The meeting closed in ritualistic form and a luncheon was served in the club room.

Members place seventh at Pro-Show

 The Branch LaHave 4-H Club will hold their first meeting of the year October 20, 7 p.m., in the Branch LaHave community hall. Young people between nine and 21 years of age as of January 1, 2004, are able to join the 4-H program.

 Projects offered this year included beef, crafts, dairy, exploring 4-H, First-Aid, floriculture, foods, garden, goat, heritage, llama/alpaca, market lamb, market turkey, non-horse, light horse, great outdoors, photography, poultry, rabbit, sewing, sheep, small engines, veterinary, science, waterfowl, welding and woodworking. For further information, call 543-2795 or 543-2992.

 Our 4-H year includes: club socials; county skating party; club fun day; county winter carnival; club, county and provincial speeches and demonstrations; provincial 4-H weekend; county judging day; club achievement day; South Shore Exhibition; county awards night and 4-H provincial show.

 The club would like to congratulate all 4-H members who attended Pro-Show in Lawrencetown, September 26 to 28. Lunenburg County placed seventh in the provincial standings.

Well Women's Clinic scheduled for October 25

 Fishermen's Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held its first meeting September 25 after its summer break.

 The new South Shore Health CEO Kevin McNamara gave an informative talk before the meeting began, then we broke for a short coffee break.

 President Barbara Simonds welcomed us back after our summer break with 31 in attendance. She also welcomed our new member, Jackie Chergrinec.

 On October 3 and 4, Heather Eisenhauer and Barbara Simonds attended the NSAHA meeting in Truro.

 The regional meeting will be held October 15 at 9 a.m. at the Lunenburg fire hall.

 A special acknowledgement to Myrtle Beck and Mary Allen for manning our pantry table and pricing all our donations. A job well done again this year ladies.

 We would also like to applaud the many volunteers who helped out at the table, and all those who took the effort in donating the many pantry items and money donations.

 We will miss Doreen Abbott next year who has resigned from doing the "out of town" calls. Anyone wishing to take over and any ideas of how to get the word out would be really welcomed.

 The Gift Shop will be holding its annual Christmas sale November 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Margie Conrad, Judy Rockwell and Barb Hynick donated the many knitted items that are sold in the Gift Shop.

 The Well Women's Clinic will be held again this year October 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 The 200 Club did well again this year with a donation of $2,200 transferred to the general account. We would like to welcome any new members at our next monthly meeting on October 30.

Your Friends and Neighbours

East Dalhousie
Janice Wilson

 On Thursday, Linda and Roland Acker called on Mervin and Muriel Robar, Italy Cross, as they were doing some sightseeing on the South Shore, celebrating their 32nd anniversary.

 Logan Acker, Springfield, was a weekend guest with his grandparents, Roland and Linda Acker.

 Troy and Jodi Acker, White Rock, visited with Roland and Linda Acker, also Garnet and Viola Jodrey, Sunday.

 Weekend visitors with Paul Daniels were Garnet Jodrey; Linda and Roland Acker; George Daniels, Bear River; and Ottis Delong, Barss Corner.

 Grover Fancy and Helen Daniels were supper guests with Tina and Rodney Grace and family, Bridgewater on Friday.

 Orlie Veno, Factorydale, called on Garnet and Viola Jodrey, Saturday. Sunday visitors were Bruce and Elayne Mott and Adam and Logan Acker.

 A number of people from the area attended a 75th birthday party for Doug Keddy at the Forties community centre, Sunday afternoon.

 Mrs. Bryce MacRae and son Owen of Kentville, visited Rhena Joudrey, Tuesday, and were dinner guests.

First Peninsula
Joyce Buckmaster

 Joshua Ernst was chosen to be a lead part for a play to be shown in the new Pearl Theatre, formerly the Starlight Theatre.

 The musical play will be in December some time. His many friends extend him congratulations.

 John Fennell's wharf went off its pilings during the hurricane. Gregg Ernst and his oldest son, Joshua, spent several hours helping him float it back on at the next high tide.

Lunenburg
Deanna Dauphinee

 A lovely grocery shower was held for bride-to-be Susan Hynick at Faith Baptist Chapel hosted by Stephanie Graham, Pam Barron and Sandie Emery on October 1.

 Guests enjoyed a potluck of sandwiches, finger food and sweets. The shower cake was made by Miriam Whynacht and enjoyed by all. The bride received numerous items that could be purchased at a grocery store.

 On September 26, Mia Victoria Hartling celebrated her first birthday at her home in Bridgewater. There were many balloons, and friends and relatives at her party. Mia is the daughter of Scott and Tracey Hartling, and the granddaughter of Roger and Carol Hartling, Halifax, David and Deanna Dauphinee, Lunenburg.

 Recent visitors of David, Deanna and Debbie Dauphinee were Susan North and her children Jacqueline, Daphne, Martha and Colin. The North family escaped the ire of Juan relatively unscathed.

Middlewood
Mrs. L. Wamboldt

 LaVerne Wamboldt, Lawrence and Debbie Ramey, also Patty and Steve Andrews attended the funeral of their half-brother, Douglas Weagle, September 25 at Halifax.

 Kyle Corkum of West Clifford was a weekend guest of his grandparents, Dave and Susan Hamm.

 Congratulations to Mike and Beverly (Brady) Llewellyn, who were married September 27 at the Middlewood United Church with a light refreshment gathering at the church. Later, a potluck meal and reception was held at their home.

 Patty Andrews, LaVerne Wamboldt, also Lawrence and Debbie Ramey visited with and were supper guests September 26 with their cousin Barbara Forsyth and friend, who were home to Buckfield, Queens County for a few months' stay from Florida. A very enjoyable afternoon.

 Susan Hamm attended a Fifth Avenue Jewellery party September 30, at the home of Tina Hatt-Baker, Beach Meadows.

  October 8, 2003  
 
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