Thanks to everyone who put in many hours preparing for the annual West Kill/Lexington Community Improvement Association’s chicken barbecue July 6 at the Community Hall in West Kill. And, of course, thanks to all who came to enjoy the delicious meal, made donations, renewed their memberships or became members of the WKCIA. A lot of effort is being put into repairs, rehab and painting and your support is greatly appreciated.
JoEllen Schermerhorn enjoyed a lovely mini family reunion recently. JoEllen and George, daughter Jill and Will, Nora and Grace, niece Amy and Tyrone and brother Stephen and Pam spent a relaxing few days together in West Barnstable, Cape Cod.
Happy birthday to Susannah Simpfenderfer on July 13. Wilma and Ed France will celebrate their 62nd wedding anniversary on July 14. Happy birthday on July 14 to Irene Barnum. Also celebrating a birthday on July 14 is Benjamin Randolph. July 15 is Keith Mellott’s birthday. Best wishes to all.
Summer worship services will begin at the Methodist Church in the hamlet of West Kill at 9 a.m. July 14 and continue until Aug. 18. All are welcome.
Bible study is held in the Lexington/West Kill UMC, Lexington, at 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Prayer meetings are held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Jewett Presbyterian Church, Route 17, Jewett. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Greene County Senior Nutrition Program menu for the week of July 15–July 19 is as follows: Monday—National Tapioca Pudding day—Linguini with red clam sauce, spinach, tapioca pudding; Tuesday—Chicken Divan, green beans, mashed potatoes, Tiramisu; Wednesday—Pork chops with mushroom gravy, braised cabbage, sweet potato, dressing, peaches; Thursday—Chef’s salad plate with turkey, hard oiled egg, fresh local greens, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, marinated carrots, Pineapple Delight; Friday—Local Fish Day—Steelhead trout from Hudson Valley Fisheries, brown rice pilaf, fresh salad, fresh broccoli, fruited gelatin. All persons 60 and older and spouses are invited to attend. Meals served at noon for a suggested donation of $4 per meal. Please call at least a day in advance to reserve your meal. Mountain Top Senior Service Center is located in the Jewett Municipal Building, Route 23C, 518-263-4392.
Another West Kill Ladies Aid Bake Sale coming up soon, 10 a.m.-noon July 20 at the Lexington Farmers Market, 3542 Route 42, under the pavilion at the Lexington Municipal Building.
Come to the Lexington/West Kill UMC in Lexington 7 p.m. on July 24, bring a friend along too, and meet Lenore Bush and daughter Debra and learn all about the wonderful work of Hope House Orphanage in Thailand.
The Greene County Youth Fair is held July 25 through July 28 at the Angelo Canna Town Park, Mountain Avenue, Cairo.
The 18th annual Thunder in the Mountains Car Show sponsored by the West Kill/Lexington Community Improvement Association, will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 27, rain or shine, on the grounds of the Lexington Municipal Building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington. Vehicles 1995 or newer will have their own class. Trophies will be awarded. There will be a 50/50 raffle, Chinese Auction, food and beverages. Contact Mary at 518-989-6813 if you need more information. Proceeds benefit the WKLCIA.
Prayers for Ruth Blumenthal, Pastor Bob and Kate Barnum, Ellouise Cole, George Dart, Marilyn and Nancy Dippold, Donald Falke, Donna Falke, John Grinnell, Martha Hartman, Barbara and Bill Mead, Jannel Mellott, Ellis and Betty Potter, Stephanie Pushman, Joan Rappleyea, Ann Robinson, Art and Joyce Rood, Anna Simpfenderfer, Clarence and Jeanne Soule, Tom Soule, Don and Diane Strausser, Dr. Dan Sullivan, Gladys VanValkenburgh, Annette Waller, Mary and Ron Westman, Mickie Winters, our country, our leaders, our military and their families and all others in need of prayer.
The Greene County Children Youth and Community Advisory Board is pleased to announce their selections for their Youth Awards: 2019 Greene County Youth of the Year - Justice Brantley, Catskill High School; Children, Youth & Community Advisory Board Chairman’s Choice Award and - Erwin Lampman, Cairo-Durham High School and Greene County Department of Human Services Director’s Choice Award - Kareel Slager, Tech Valley High School, Other youth receiving acknowledgment are: Cairo-Durham High School – Eugene Somers and Coxsackie-Athens High School – Aiden Boehm. All of the youth will be honored at opening ceremonies of the Greene County Youth Fair.
Until next week take care, be thankful, choose to be kind and don’t leave your pets unattended in a vehicle in the hot weather even with the windows cracked open. Only takes a few minutes to become dangerous and unbearable.