Brenda Lucas: Community news for Tuesday, May 21

May 21, 2019

GRAD: Elizabeth “Libby” Goetz graduated in mid-May from University of Dayton with a bachelor of science degree in exercise physiology from Department of Health and Sports Science. Daughter of Jim and Marilyn Goetz of Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, she plans to begin medical school at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in July.

CONCERT: The Coin Harvey Foundation hosts a piano concert by Brad Arington, award-wining pianist, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall. He began studying piano at an early age with his grandmother, Laura Arington, mother of Mickey St. Clair He has an AB in classical studies from Hampden-Sydney, JD from New York University and MD from The University of Virginia. He is a life sciences, healthcare and privacy attorney in San Francisco Bay area. Refreshments and drinks are served. Admission is free. Contact andreadpoe@gmail.com; 304-710-0952 or 304-972-3883.

DEGREES: Three University of the Cumberlands students completed their degrees during the 2018-2019 academic year on their graduation. Local graduates include Tara Fowler, clinical mental health counseling; Kelly Heishman, social studies; and Kameron Stambaugh, secondary English. Congratulations on a job well-done.

MOVIE: “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is offered at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Cabell County Public Library.

BAPTISM: Three joined Fifth Avenue Baptist Church in April as candidates for baptism. They include Maddie Sheils, Natalie Sheils and Mary Page Withers.

“ALL ABOARD”: A “chugging” good time is in the making for Developmental Therapy Center’s annual “All Aboard” event from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Heritage Station Patio. Rusty Ballinger, Dickie Thacker, Scott Arthur, Anderson Bush and Shawn Huff - making up Ultra Sound - provide entertainment. Phil Chapman is DJ and Bill Cornwell of 93.7 The Dawg is emcee. Dinner is provided by Buddy’s Bar-B-Que and desserts by Delights by Davis. An open bar and silent auction are available. Advanced tickets are $40 or $75 couples. Tickets at door are $45 per person. Proceeds benefit Building Home Campaign for Growth. Call 304-523-1164.

MEMORIES: I remember Diana Sue Chatterton (Burch) from high school and became reacquainted after several years after graduating. We visited, did things together such as attend church and were together when she rededicated her life to the Lord, and became great friends. She would have celebrated a birthday Tuesday, May 21, but she passed away several years ago at a rather young age. Her memory still lives in the hearts and minds of those loving and missing this precious friend.

CAMP: Music and Art Academy offers Camp Drama - “Charlie Brown Goes to ‘STEAM’ Camp” from 10 a.m. to noon June 10-15 at 2986 5th Ave. The camp, open to ages 5-12, is $80 in advance or $90 first day of camp. Check may be mailed to Music and Art Academy, 131 Wood Lomond Way, Huntington, WV 25705. Contact 304-633-4305, music.artacademy@yahoo.com or http://musicandartwv.com.

EDUCATOR: Allison Morrison recently received Nurse Educator of the Year at SMMC. She also graduated summa cum laude with a doctorate in nursing practice. Congratulations Allison on this achievement.

CEREMONY: American Legion James E. Marshall Post 187 of Winfield conducts a Memorial Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, at War Memorial at Winfield Bridge. Commander Delbert Brannon gives welcome address, followed by presentation of colors and retirement of colors with Marine Corps League Huntington/Hurricane Detachment 340; invocation and benediction by Chaplain David Bush, Post 187; pledge, Post 187; speaker, Legionnaire Herman “Herk” N. Nicely II, Post 187; rifle salute/taps, Post 187 Honor Guard; harmonica played by Legionnaire Carl Walker.

SCRAMBLE: It’s not scrambled eggs, but the 29th annual Gordon Scott Memorial 4-Person Team Golf Scramble hosted by Hillcrest-Bruce Mission conducted Saturday, June 1, at River Bend Golf Club, Argillite, Ky. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., followed by shotgun start at 8 a.m. The fee is $280 per foursome, includes 18 holes of golf with cart, coffee, donuts, soft drinks and lunch. Winners win three-rounds of golf each and four $50 gift cards for “Closest to the Pin” on four different par threes. Door prizes and year membership to YMCA is auctioned off. Hole sponsorships are $100, $250, $500 and $1,000 levels. Contact Mike, 606-324-5723, director@hillcrestbrucemission.com, or www.hillcrestbrucemission.com/.

CLOSING: Chateau D’Italia of Chesapeake, Ohio, closes its doors Saturday, May 25, after serving some of the best Italian food for six years. The Italian dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Entertainment is by Stoney Brook Sound Co. The cost is $15. Contact www.chateauditalia.com or 304-208-4525.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Dave Poston, Robyn Byrd, George McDaniels, Mary Setzer, Jeff Kingery, Zach Baldwin, Vance Bunn, Wendy Bacon, John Bennett, Judy Fisher, Jack Harris, Steve Hodges, Margaret Jefferson, Gerard Hodge, Linda Wagner, Hayden Jones, Philip Lane, Conner McClanahan, Althea Caldwell, Liz Ryder, Fiona Jane Watts, Sherry Wells, Larry Blackaby, and Freddie Honaker.

TODAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Jonathan and Peggyann Pratt celebrate number 15, Terry and Robin Triplett, Chris and Jane Bogan, Alex and Lindsay Conley.

CHUCKLE: Reverend Zeke was probably thinking about his fishing trip that afternoon when he said in his sermon: “Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and the lake and river and pond too.”

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