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Town Talk 7-10-10

Hopefully the weather will co operate this year and make this a banner year for the annual fundraiser.

Wearing red shows support for troops

Warren county is a patriotic county, with many retired service men and women living here. We also have many from the county who have sacrificed their lives for their nation, including Ben Osborn who died in June during combat in Afghanistan.

I recently read an article asking everyone to wear the color red on Fridays to express support for our troops, and I think it is a good idea. I hear that some unions advocate wearing a certain color on particular days to promote solidarity.

Wearing red on Fridays will tell your fellow Americans that you support our troops fighting for our freedom. and that you are proud to be an American.

Fundraiser scheduled for St. Cecilia's

Every Sunday during July, the Catholic Community of St. Cecilia is holding Sunday breakfasts from 9 to 11 a.m., and all are invited. These meals are all you can eat - for a modest donation. This week the menu includes blueberry or plain pancakes, juice, coffee and fruit.

Information sought from local businesses

Proprietors of businesses in existence for 25 years or more are asked to contact Sandi Parisi at 623-2207.

She would like to interview business owners and include details of their enterprises in a booklet commemorating Warrensburg's upcoming bicentennial.

Chamber's Arts & Crafts fest this weekend

This weekend brings a variety of artisans to town, as the Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Arts & Crafts Festival. Set for 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday July 10 and 11 at several locations on uptown Main St., the event features quilts, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, wood crafts, photography, oil paintings, fabrics, woodwork, glass creations and more. For details, call 623-2161 or see: www.warrensburgchamber.com.

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