Willsboro Column

Wow, Wow this has been a great week for me as first I was able to see the improvements at the Smith House, the new paint colors, the waiting room has been redesigned, all very nice.

Then another pleasure was to get a walk through of the converted old school building. This is not totally finished, but much has been done and you can get a look as to how it will be when completed. The developer sure has a great plan and it will be great when fully finished. He is hopeful that he will be taking in residents by early summer. It is great to see that a meaningful past building in our community now has a new use; and be able to provide a much needed service to people here in our area.

The Willsboro/Reber United Methodist Churches joined together this past Sunday to enjoy a most inspiring presention by Tim Rock on the Methodist Summer Camping programs. The Men’s Group in this church is raising money to provide camp scholorships to interested youth at our church. Their first fund raiser event will take place this Saturday, April 20 with a Soup, bread, dessert, beverage Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at $6 per person, served in the dining room of the church. So come bring a friend and enjoy lunch out, and know that you are assisting with helping send some of our children to camp this summer.

The weather was making promises that spring was not far off, and then last Friday we woke up to a world covered with white snow, didn’t stay long. We even noticed another sure sign of better weather as we noticed that Ed Collins had his lawn chairs out ready to receive guest.

The Willsboro Alumni Association is honoring a former teacher, Ms. Catherine Sullivan, for her 44 years of teaching in our local school. She is invited to be our honored guest at our annual Banquet at the end of June. Due to her failing health condition we are not sure she will be able to join us. hopeful but not sure, so two of us paid her a visit this past week and presented her with the framed honorary citation of our appreciation, along with the placement of a brick with her name on it to be placed on the wall at the Visitor’s Center this Spring. We are also encouraging peple that have known her to take the time to send her a personal note of your appreciation that she can enjoy now at home. Her address is 3749 Main Street, Apt 2, Willsboro, N.Y., 12996.

Happy Birthday to Melinda Knickerbocker April 24, Fred Knickerbcker April 25, Nicholas Boardman April 25, LeAnna DeNeal April 26, Stan Dickenson April 29. Happy Anniversary to Peter & Monica Feeley April 20, Bob & Joann Mc Shane April 23. 

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