Brenda Lucas: Community News for Wednesday, Sept. 5

September 5, 2018

DINNER: Trivia with prizes and dinner are offered at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Chateau D’Italia Bed and Breakfast/Italian Dining, Chesapeake, Ohio. The cost is $15 plus gratuity. Bring own bottle of wine and proof of purchase from LaFontaine’s to receive $2 off one meal. Contact 304-208-4525, 740-867-3112 or www.chateauditalia.com.

JAZZY: Boykin Jazz Alley Gigs present John Rankin, Don Vappie and Matt Rhody from 8 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Ashland’s Paramount Arts Center. Tickets are $35; $15 students.

COMMUNITY: Community Day hosted by Crockett-Booten United Methodist Church is from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

MEMORIES: Betty Lou Osburn, sister to my dad, passed away Sept. 5, 2014, at age 84. The Huntington resident was mother of two sons - David Osburn of Huntington and the late Jacky Osburn - and grandmother of one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren. She was a one-of-a-kind lady with many talents and everyone knew where they stood with her. Memories of my childhood in her presence often flow through my mind.

MEETING: Jones Chapel sponsors its annual cemetery meeting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, on Big Laurel Creek Road. Lunch follows worship service.

CONCERT: A concert sponsored by Route 60 Music and Duffield, Lovejoy, Stemple and Boggs features Gonzalo Bergara, Gypsy Jazz artist, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Route 60 Music. Tickets are $10.

MEET: Southside Neighborhood Organization conducts itsmonthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Enter double doors off parking lot. Speakers are Dr. Michael Kilkenny and Michelle Perdue of Cabell-Huntington Health Department discussing “Hepatitis A outbreak and the Harm Reduction program.”

REUNION: McSweeney family reunion is Saturday, Sept. 8, at Beech Fork Lake, marina side, shelter 3. Bring favorite covered dishes, cooler of ice and soft drinks of choice.

FAITHFUL: Nearly 20 Kenova United Methodist Church members had faithful attendance in Sunday school during the 2017-2018 year. Congratulations to those 18 - Angela Quaranta, Sarah Mamie White, Mary Leighton, Kelly Adkins, Vinny Richards, Stanley Wood, Pam Wood, Sam Colvin, Prudy Colvin, Stan Hanson, Syd Hanson, Pat Cline, Pat Hall, Randy Hall, Bobby Clarkson, Natalie Hemann, Tiny Hatten and Ron Keyser. May God bless these in their diligence to be faithful followers.

PROGRAM: Tim Berens conducts the Ohio Valley Symphony during its 29th kickoff season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre, Gallipolis, Ohio, featuring Ludwig van Beethoven music. Pianist Michael Chertock joins the symphony. Tickets are $24; $22 seniors; $12 students, available at www.ohiovalleysymphony.org or www.arieloperahouse.org.

WORKSHOPS: Larry Rees instructs “Basic Photographic Techniques” from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 12-Oct. 17, at Huntington Museum of Art’s Studio 3. The “Intermediate/Advanced Photographic Techniques” six-session workshop instructed by Rees is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 13-Oct. 18. The six-session classes cost $110; $135 non-members. Contact 304-529-2701 or www.hmoa.org.

BUCKLE: Barboursville Buckle Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Barboursville Park. Tickets are $10; $5 children.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Rick Treadway, Bev Edwards, Benjy Mosley, Brandon Armstead, Sara Clayborne, Stephanie Hysell, Angela Williamson, Noah Hockenberry, Marilyn Chapman, Dale Freeman, Anabella Godfrey, Nannie Sizemore, Chelcie Adkins, Kelli Estep, Corie Harris, Christine Phipps, Cruze Smith.

TODAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Randy and Pat Hall (1970), Mike and Sherry Kennedy (1987), Tim and Amanda Knopp (2003), Roger Call, long-time Nationwide Insurance agent, and wife, Delora.

THURSDAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Jane McKee, Gary Taylor, Judi Vickers, Daniel Norton, Tim Brown still in the 50s at 58, Betty Blankenship, Roger Waugh, Patrick Grace, Sherry Lafferty Ball of Florida, formerly of Huntington.

THURSDAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Frank and Tiny Hatten (1958), Tim and Denise Blair, Jim and Marcella O’Lynn celebrate number 64.

FRIDAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Wes Bullington, Stephanie Woolfolk, J.C. Kelley, Ray Scarberry turns 81, Ann Spurlock.

FRIDAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Duane and Myrna Eastman celebrate their 55th.

CHUCKLE: To teach students the power of prayer, the Sunday school teacher asked the class, “What does the Bible tell you to do before making a decision?” “Check with Bernie,” replied little Joey. “Who is Bernie?” asked the teacher. “He’s the guy Moses got his instructions from,” explained Joey. “Bernie Bush.”

Send items to Brenda Lucas, P.O. Box 596, Ona, WV 25545; fax to 304-526-2857; or email to bklucas53@aol.com.

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