September 2, 2014

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The many trials of a long, rough winter PDF Print E-mail

By Susan Young
Virginia Happenings
It has been a rough winter in so many ways. The weather has been the main topic with the freezing and below freezing temperatures, along with ridiculous amounts of snow and ice but several of our friends and neighbors have had a rough time as well. Bob Virgin, after having truck problems, became trapped in the snow and was very fortunate to have someone come along and transport him to the hospital. Sarah Mefford was involved in a head-on collision and fortunately there were no fatalities but all parties have spent extensive time in the hospital and will take some time to fully recuperate. Lastly, our lovely Becca Hardwick suffered a stroke and everyone in the community is sending out prayers and love for her. Saturday night's Candlelight Prayer Service on the square was a moving service showing how neighbors and friends band together to provide support when one of our own needs it most. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rebecca and her parents, Jan and Sam. We are also thinking of Bob & his family as well as Scotty and Sarah. Be well and recover. Let's hope that spring is a kinder season in Virginia.
The Virginia Masons are hosting their Annual Spaghetti Supper this Saturday, April 5 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Luke's Hall. Tickets are $7.25 for adults, $3.50 for children 12 & under. Dine in or carry out and delivery is available within Virginia. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at Reynolds & Sons or from any Mason.
The Virginia Travel Club is selling Mel-O-Crème doughnuts to raise money for a trip to Washington D.C. in June. A dozen glazed doughnuts are $10, assorted are $12. They are selling until Tuesday, April 8 and doughnuts will be delivered on Friday, April 11. If paying by check please make payable to Virginia Travel Club. Payment must be made at the time of order.  Contact Jeff Bennett at 452-3041 for more information.