Friends & Family

Ladies Missionary Society

WEST POINT — The Ladies Missionary Society met at the West Point Madison Trinity Church on old state Route 45.

The Secretary’s report was given by Barb Redeschi.

The Treasurer report read by Lynn McCoy. We received letters from Franklin Graham’s Samaritans Purse and Youth For Christ International.

Old Business: Father’s Day was held June 16. Nichole Shaw read two readings about what it takes to be a father. Prizes were won by Keith Burke, Dee Underwood, Wayne Dailey and Bill Dunlap. All fathers received gift cards.

New Business: Bon Fire was held July 14 at the Pavillion. The 53rd annual picnic will be Aug. 17. Everyone is to bring picnic food.

The baked potato dinner will be held Sept. 8 right after worship service. The church will supply both white and sweet potatoes. Everyone is to bring their favorite toppings and a salad or dessert.

Will set up a time in August or September to put together items that will go into the Operation Christmas boxes, which will be packed up and shipped out in November.

Devotions by Janet Dunlap “Peace Be With You” Phil. 4:7. Always keep faith and trust and know that God’s got it.

Next meeting will be Aug. 8 at the home of Barb Radeschi, with Pastor Becky Burke doing devotions.

Radeschi closed with prayer.

HC Outreach Club

NEW CUMBERLAND — The Hancock County Community Educational Outreach Club held their July meeting at the Hancock County Senior Center. President, Becky Wiegers presided over the meeting with 15 in attendance.

Plans were made for a yard sale to be held Aug. 8 on Aberdeen Road.

There will be a canning class on Aug. 7 at Camp Aura, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The lesson was presented by Betty Tanaka, who was the Hancock County Belle at the West Virginia State Folk Festival in Glenville in June. In 1957 the Belles became a part of the traditional festival.

Health Motivator, Lou Ann Huff presented information about The Different Fad Diets.

Betty Wagner won the door prize. Marilyn McClure will be hostess at the Aug. 1 meeting at the Senior Center. The lesson for the August meeting will be on Basket Weaving.

Tops 1957

WELLSVILLE — TOPS 1957 of Wellsville met on July 9, at the Living Well Church with leader Peggy Kiddey opening with pledges, roll call and then Diane Carnegie led the group in prayer.

TOPS best loser was Mary Schmidt and Peggy Kiddey wore the officers ribbon. Donna Lee won the dimes and Gladys Buzzard donated a fresh vegetable basket that was won by Nancy Hart. Schmidt was recognized for having lost weight for three weeks. Alice Eckstein won the calorie chart drawing and Mary Jarvis was the inchworm for June.

The no-no is white bread.

The workshop for Aug. 24 was discussed and plans to go to the fall rally on Oct. 12 in Damascus, Ohio was discussed.

Election of officers was held.

Installation of officers will be held on Aug. 6.

Kiddey closed the meeting wishing all a good week.