This is the beginning of August and that means that summer is half finished and the children will soon be heading back to school. Farmers have most of the haying done and now the grain harvest begins.
Our condolences go out to the family of Muriel Gibson, a long time resident of Seagrave.
The Jolly ten members gathered at the home of Ivan Macmillan and Donna Sweetman on Friday evening for a delicious dinner and an evening of reminiscing. Those attending were the Carrolls, Galeas, Shorts, and Sturmans.
On July 22nd, Donna and John Kent celebrated their retirement at their home, with many family and friends, with a pig roast. The pig was roasted by Craig Beacock.
On July 23rd, Don and Betty Lou held the Senior-Jr. Farmers gathering at their home with a luncheon and hamburger BBQ for supper.
On July 23rd, Matt Somerville and Andy Paul held a party, for their first Varietial Golden Russet Cider sampling, with live Indie Folk/Soul music, and a supper at the barn.
Diane, Keith, Marlyn, and Roy Puckrin, have returned home from their ten day holiday tour of Newfoundland, which they enjoyed.
Happy birthday wishes to Marilyn Puckrin, on August 4th. Happy anniversary wishes to Ken & Eleanor Sturman, as they celebrate their 58th anniversary, on August 1st. Happy anniversary also to Brooke and Chris Acton, on August 4th; and Rosalind and Ken Stephens, on August 5th. If you happen to visit Captain Georges this week, wish Chrissy a happy birthday, as she celebrated a milestone on July 30th.
Prayers go out to Lorne Dann, who is presently in Oshawa Hospital.
August 4th, Greenbank United Church Beef BBQ. Come by for a wonderful dinner of BBQ beef on an open fire, with all the fixings, drinks, our world famous home made pies and desserts, and live entertainment. Take out is also available. When: August 4th, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Where: Greenbank United Church, 19991 Highway 12, Greenbank, ON, L0C 1B0. $20.00 per adult, $5.00 per child age six to twelve, children under five get in free. Call John at 905-449-8608 for tickets, or for more information.
August 6th at 9:15 a.m., service at Seagrave Church.
August 14th to 18th, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. VIBE Summer Camp Program for ages four to twelve years as of September 1st. Contact Betty Lou Beacock at 905-985-3595, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for a registration form or to volunteer. We are in need of student volunteers for high school hours in particular.
September 17th, a community picnic will be held. More information to follow.
If you wish to rent the basement for events, contact Rick at 985-8383, or at email@example.com
Check out our website www.seagrave-church.com for recorded Sunday services, up to date activities, history, local news, etc.
Submit your news to Jean at 905-985-9921, or to firstname.lastname@example.org