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Sharon Frost

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November 24th - Thanksgiving Day - The hubbard squash may have been named after Elizabeth Hubbard of Marblehead, Massachusetts in the early 1840s.

The fall Beaver Moon was beautiful on Monday evening.

A well informative historical news letter this month. The old days were certainly the most interesting where there was a will, there was a way.

The hospital auxiliary met Monday, November 7th with a good attendance. It opened the meeting with our auxiliary prayer. The minutes were read, treasurer’s report, coffee shop and schedule and membership committee gave their reports. We have our yearly Thanksgiving basket filled almost and ready to draw the lucky winner on November 21st so still time to pick up tickets. A Christmas dinner is in the plans for members. I will let you know the time and date.

Mark the calendar for our annual Cookie Sale at St. Anne’s. There will be a pies, raffle, fudge, fancy party mix and a large variety of cookies, on December 3rd at 8 am.

November 21st - there is a Legion meeting at St. Anne’s Parish Hall.

ECW met last Tuesday with a great variety of food for supper. We opened our meting with prayer. Secretary and treasurer’s reports were given. Sent money to Bishops Fund in Haiti, donation to St. Anne’s children, Empty Stocking Fund. Discussed a spring ecumenical supper. Our next meeting will be held December 13th at 5:30 p.m. at Patsy Beckett’s with a pot luck. So, start fasting, it will be fabulous! A kitchen item for church.

I have been inquiring about you, Bill Gibson in Delaware.

Thanksgiving dinner at Second Baptist Church is on November 19th 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. They can use more helpers. Thanks to Kathy who stepped forth to take it on, replacing Bill and wife.

David Mumford in Concert at Second Baptist Church on Saturday, November 19th at 6:30 p.m. followed by food and fellowship.

Better Beans:  A pinch of sugar added to the water will  perk up snap beans.

Grapefruit for great bodies. Eat half a grapefruit before each meal and watch the pounds slip away.

Be persuaded that your only treasurers are those which you carry in your heart.

What a delightful Thanksgiving pot luck following church at Baring Baptist Church on Sunday. The tables were decorated. Such a wonderful variety of food, also pies, cake, cookies and much more. That church is encouraging everyone to help one another. Pastor Oliver preached on John 17l Vry interesting topic.

Cut the Cake: Justin Day, Carole Thornton, Dr. Dougherty, Mindy Smith, Carla Jundt, Kathy Irving, Dr. Wilkinson.

The annual Christmas Tea and Bazaar is on Saturday, November 26th 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (US) at the Christ Church in St. Stephen. Baking, fudge, gift  items and fancy table.

The Dollar Store in St. Stephen is packed full of Christmas and things for everyone, neat, clean and there to service you.

Just another reminder on the coffee house being held November 18th at Calais High School at 6:30 p.m. to benefit the school band. Lots of entertainment. 

See you there.