Hope you all had a nice Labor Day celebration. Now it’s back to school, work and fall activities. Gottrocks the Birthday Fairy is back on his normal schedule, so let’s do our birthday wishes.
Happy birthday to Matt Shields, Mikhail and Makenna Moss Jenkins, Chales “Spud” Vaughan, Joshua Riser, Janis “Ms. Frog” Duncan, Jarrod King, Rhett Gilliam, Ricky Steen, Robert Hunnicutt, Jeff Burleson, Haley Holland, John Walker, Loisann McCaulley, Brad Burleson. We send our special birthday wishes to Mrs. Mary Willaimson who celebrated her 92nd with her family and to Mr. Oscar Fye, who celebrated with his 79th family family.
On a sad note, we send our sympathies and best wishes to the families of Mr. Johnny Arrowood, and Mrs. Mabel McCollough.
In upcoming community and church events:
The Whitmire Memorial Library will offer a fall reading program Storytime A-Z for children beginning Friday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m.
Parents, grandparents, guardians are welcome to call 694-3961 or stop by the library to sign up your child. The library now offers digital book and Miss Linder and staff have been trained to assist. All you need is a valid library card, a personal computer and internet access.
Doesn’t it feel like we are living in The Jetsons’ era? Young folks, the Jetsons, were a futuristic cartoon those of us 45 and up watched on Saturday mornings when we were chaps. Be sure to stop by the library and get your card. Plenty of new hard cover books, southern writers and autobiographical books available to check out.
The Whitmire Jaycees have the Main Street Yard Sale, planned for Oct. 6 at 7:30 a.m. Vendor spots are $10-20. Churches, civic groups and individuals are encouraged to participate, meet new friends, and earn easy money. The Whitmire chapter has many sales planned. Orders are being taken now. Contact a Jaycee to view the catalogue on Facebook, under organization page or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Sue Hollingsworth at 694-3797. The Jaycees will host a regional meeting Nov. 11 at the Whitmire Community Center.
The members of First Baptist Church will host its Young at Heart Club on Tuesdayat 10:30 a.m. Alice Wicker will be the hostess. The church will features its We Love Whitmire Cookout Ministry on Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the home of Bessie and James Clark on Duckett Avenue.
Other community news
The members of T.E.R.A. enjoyed a recent trip and fundraiser at the Upper State Fair in Easley. The WCS Girls Tennis Team is under way in their season schedule. Whitmire Recreation fall sports sign up is going on now. Parents and grandparents please pick up your child’s registration form at Town Hall between 9 .a.m -4:30 p.m. The number is 694-2292.
Congratulations to Mary Alice Alice Arrowood and David Ard on their upcoming wedding. The couple will be married Sept. 30 at First Baptist church after the 11 a.m. morning service. The dinner reception will be in the Whitmire Community Center. Friends and Family members are invited to attend; guests can respond on Mary’s Facebook event page.
Well, as most all my readers know, I have these imaginary friends of goodwill Gottrocks the Birthday Fairy and Garabund the Deadline Fairy Both are sitting on my shoulders, waving their wands,ear phones plugged into their mobile devices and the nerve to blow dust on me and the keys. So for now, to keep peace, I will close. See you next week, and don’t forget to send your news bits and photos to : email@example.com