Willsboro 8/14

Sorry no column from Willsboro this past week, my e-mail got lost in space and thus did not get to Denton's on time.

By the time you read this, I hope you had a chance to witness the Canadian bicycle group that went through our community this past week. There were between 1,700 to 1,800 people involved in this event; the first time this group has come this way. Our region is very popular for the Canadian tourist and we are hopeful many of the bikers will return someday and pay us a visit.

The Choate & Spierto families have had several of their children here recently for a visit. Florence LaMountain had a granddaughter and her husband here for a week, they did a lot of jobs around her home. My grandson, Joey Vanags and Megan, his newly engaged partner, recently spent a week at our camp. Glad to report that Liz Wilkins has returned home after her fall. Give her a call or a card to welcome her home.

Special local events to be aware of include the Annual Used Book Sale at the Paine Library, starting Friday, Aug. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. This is time for the early birds to get a first look at the books for sale. Then Saturday, Aug. 14, the regular sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Late afternoon there will be a bag full reduced price sale. The library reported another very successful craft fair, hard to believe that public interest has lasted these 28 years. The Ecumenical Vacation Bible School will take place starting Monday, Aug. 16, and runs until Friday, Aug. 20. It will take place at the Willsboro United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day for all interested children from kindergarten to sixth grade.

Happy Birthday to Sandy Oliver 8/12, Brad Paye 8/13, Marion Cioppa 8/13, Jonathan Hubbard 8/14, Gary Stoker 8/15, Terry Ball 8/17, Vaughn Jaquish 8/17, Ashley Alden 8/19, Skiler Stafford 8/19, Darcy Hale 8.15, Bob Huestis 8/19. Happy Anniversary to Kathy & Will Reinhardt for their 25th on 8/10, Cecile & Bob McVicker 8/10, Mike & Chris McCauliffe 8/16.

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