Pennsville Auxiliary will be celebrating 35 years.
The Church of Christ will conduct a Vacation Bible School beginning Sunday morning June 24 through Wednesday evening June 27. Sunday morning class begins at 9:30 a.m. All evening classes will start at 7 p.m. and end around 8:30 p.m. There will be classes for all ages including adults and everyone in the community is invited to attend. If someone would like to come and doesn't have a way please call Tom and Ruth Charles at 557-3053 and a ride will be provided.
Pat, Phil and daughter Michele Roberts of Frisco, Texas, recently visited at the home of Paul Wood. While there, they attended Hannah Huck's wedding. Hannah is Wood's niece. Sorry about the mistake.
The 98th Pennsville Alumni Banquet was held May 26 at the Pennsville United Methodist Church with 32 alumni and their guests. The opening prayer by MaryDunn Cain (77). Followed by a meal prepared by the church women.
The pledge to the flag was led by President Paul Wood (44). He then read the lyrics to "God Bless America," which was followed by the group singing with Rita Martin at the piano. He talked about Memorial Day and the Vietnam Wall and Lima Group Memorial was in McConnelsville and everyone should stop and see them.
Minutes were read by Julie Fortney (69) and approved with minor corrections. Treasurer's report was read by Martha Medles Harlow (53) who was substituting for Dawn Williams Finley. We had a starting balance of $1,027.16 and the ending balance after bills were paid last year of $389.36. She said the account was being charged $4.50 every month, which she thought was a little high.
Barbara Miller Cooley (47) made the motion to pay this year's bills. Motion carried. Dues were then discussed as the treasury is low. Alice VanFossen Cleverish (52) moved raising the dues to $15; Jane Giles Tatman (51) seconded and motion carried.
Vice President Dwiabt (57) read the nominations for next year's officers; Dwight Fitch, president; Beverly Bartlett Sealock (69) secretary; and Dawn Williams Finley (57) treasurer. Discussion followed with Dwight Fitch nominating. David Martin (72) for vice president and Julie Dunn Fortney seconding. Officers for next year were approved.
Wood then talked about local history, including James Ball Naylor, author; and Lula Naylor Morris, hymn writer. Ray Wright (70) gave a history of Morris and led the group in singing a couple of her hymns.
Door prizes were given with the oldest member: Ralph Bingham, and Janet Giles Tatman; farthest traveled, The flowers on the tables were also given as door prizes. Closing song led by Rita Martin at piano and the closing prayer by Mary Dunn Cain. Submitted by Julie Dunn Fortney.
Cain Reunion was held at the Embree Park on June 10 with several attending. Gary, Malachi, Joshua Sealock, Pamela Mosier, Jessica, Jacob, and Jeremiah, Robert, Sherri and AlexMaxwell, James and Beverly Sealock.
In the evening visitors at the home of James and Beverly Sealock were Pamela, Jessica, Jacob and Jeremiah Mosier, Robert, Sherri and Alex Maxwell, Gary, Malachi and Joshua Sealock.
Mary Yerian of Glouster received a letter from Gene Grimes Hill of Fort Myers, Fla., that the weather has been nice and she's been getting along well.
Mae Milhoan received word from her sister, Connie Wallace, that she had been taken to the hospital for high blood pressure this week. She's back to the nursing home and doing quite well.
On Thursday Bev. Sidwell went to Kent State and picked up Rob and brought him home for the next 10 days. They're going shopping and eat out several times this week.
Mae and Bev are going to Athens to go car shopping on Monday.
Beverly Sealock is a longtime columnist for The Parkersburg News & Sentinel.