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Word of Faith Outreach Ministry’s annual benefit Groundhog Supper
will be held February 6 from 4:30-7 p.m. at Word of Faith Church in
Monterey, Va. Free will donation, with 100 percent of proceeds used to
help a neighbor in need. Menu: Pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes and
gravy, green beans, coleslaw, homemade bread and dessert.
The family of Sam Hise wants to express our thanks to all who were such
a blessing to him through these many years, and to us after his recent
death. Special thanks to George (Junior) and Tracy Smith and sons, Sam’s
“adopted family,” and to the Blue Grass Ruritans for the meal after the
I would like to give thanks to all who supported the Toys for Tots this year
and making this an amazing year again. I worked with the Alleghany
Christmas Mother, Lisa Schoppmeyer, and the Bath County Christmas
Mother, Lynn Ellen Black. The combined counties had 628 less fortunate
children to provide for. We as a family, caring and giving community
worked together to make this year a success. My family and I delivered
over 3,000 toys between the Christmas Mothers. Thank you to each of you
who donated a new unwrapped toy, a monetary donation, or bought a box
of doughnuts. I would like to extend a huge thank you to Savanna Gum,
Jessica Humphrey, and Kasssedi Estes for all your help of fund raising.
I would like to say a special thank you to D D Kern Construction Com-pany,
Dr. Mann of Alleghany Veterinary Clinic, WestRock, Hammond
& Mitchell Inc, Highlands Community Bank, Mountain Top Hunting &
Fishing, Cucci’s of Covington, Alleghany Asphalt, Alleghany Kiwanis,
Updike, Wilson & Nicely Law Office, Valley Supermarket of Bath Coun-ty,
Warm Springs Market, Country Café, Double C Café, First National
Bank, The Omni Homestead, Mount Carmel Methodist Church, Big Al
of Big Country/The River 101.9 & 103.5 Radio Station, The Virginian
Review - Gavin Dressler, The Recorder – Anne Adams, Wal-mart of Cov-ington,
and Shane Wolfe and family for donating the trailer to deliver the
toys. To my family and friends, thank you all again for your hard work
and support; without each of you, this would not have been a success! I
am looking forward to next year!
Becky Downer, LCO
Toys for Tots Coordinator, Alleghany County and Bath County
Highland Homemakers Thai cooking class
Join the Highland Homemakers for a Thai cooking class, taught by Debo-rah
Lambert, on Thursday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mon-terey
Presbyterian Church social hall. Learn to make butternut squash
soup, roast winter vegetables, cook rice noodles, Pad Thai, chicken Satay,
and special Thai sauces. Afterward, enjoy these dishes for lunch. Free will
donation. Space is limited. Advance registration required. To register call
Monterey Presbyterian Church worship services
The February schedule of speakers and programs at the Monterey Presby-terian
Church is as follows: Feb. 7, Bill Cox (Communion service); Feb.
14, Mickey Fenn; Feb. 21, Lori Botkin; Feb. 28, Donna Bedwell. All ser-vices
begin at 11 a.m. Please come join us.
Vera Rexrode Conner is at Bridgewater Retirement Community, 302 N.
Second St., Room #282, Bridgewater, Va. 22812. She’s away from home
and missing her friends from near and far. Send her some well wishes to
brighten her day.
Come join the LIONS for a fun evening of Bingo. Friday night, February
5, at 7 p.m. at the Monterey Firehouse. Sponsored by the Monterey Lions
Tuesday, February 9
at St Luke’s
for Bath County
Please come join us for
Comfort Food and Fun!
Ash Wednesday Service at St Luke’s
Wednesday, February 10, 12:15 pm
Also join us for
Big Fish Cider new release
Big Fish Cider Co. is releasing the Church Hill Blush Raspberry Cider on
Friday, February 12 from 4-7 p.m. This is a cider made with raspberries
from Church Hill Produce in Doe Hill and apples from Highland. This is
its first time it is being sold to the public. Leave your Valentine blushing,
with Church Hill Blush. Come for a tasting, a glass, or a bottle of this
special blend - Highland County’s own fruits of summer.