Archive for Thursday, March 16, 2006

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March 16, 2006

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 6654 went to the Wadsworth veteran's home recently. They took fruit breads and bananas. Sue Allen, Frances Lawhead and Lydia McGrew made the trip.
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The Pleasant Hour Club will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at De Soto United Methodist Church. Judy Siscoe and Brenda West will be the hostesses. A covered dish luncheon will be served. A silent auction will follow the luncheon.
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Larry and Iola Stephan's son, Charles was recently married in the Catholic church in Jefferson City, Mo.
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Former residents, Margie and Harry Cates, who live in Nevada, came to De Soto to visit Margie's sister, Elizabeth Simmons, before she died on Friday.
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The Willow Springs F.C.E. will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday at De Soto Baptist Church with Laura Long as hostess.
Corn beef and cabbage will be served. Members planning to attend are asked to bring a side dish. Members are also asked to bring paper goods for the De Soto Multi-Service Center.
Visitors are welcome.
For more information, call Laura Long at 585-1494.
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The American Baptist Women will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at De Soto Baptist Church. Sue Allen will be hostess.
Because of spring break, the silent auction will take place in April.
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The De Soto Baptist Church will take up a collection Sunday for the De Soto Multi-Service Center. The proceeds will help pay for needs in the community.
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The adult choir will practice at noon Sunday at De Soto Baptist Church.
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Frieda Anderson donated a handmade afghan to the youth group at De Soto Baptist Church. The youth will take donations for chances to win the afghan. Proceeds will support their mission trip this summer.
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The Merrymaker's Club met for its March meeting at Pizza Hut. Betty Kessler was the hostess. The group played Bingo after the meeting. Everyone won a prize.
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The De Soto American Baptist Women served 62 members Thursday at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars 6654 will have an Irish dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at the VFW Post, 33725 W. 84th St.
Corn beef and cabbage and Reuben sandwiches will be served.
Donations will be accepted.
For more information, call Zola Stephans at 585-1620.
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6654 will have a Bingo night from 7 to 9 p.m. March 25 at the VFW Post, 33725 W. 84th St.
The proceeds will be used for the alumni dance and for scholarship funds. The graduates of 1956 will be honored this year at the alumni dance.
Donations will be accepted.
For more information, call the VFW at 585-1100.
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The De Soto United Methodist Church is asking for prayers for the confirmation class. Abby Rains, Dakota Slitor and Heather Willhite will participate in the two-month class.
The confirmation ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. May 21 at the church.
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The book reading circle will meet at noon Tuesday in the parlor at the De Soto United Methodist Church.
Those planning to attend are asked to bring a sack lunch.
The book "If I Live to be 100," a lesson from the Centenarians, will be discussed.
Anyone is invited to attend.
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The Bingo night at De Soto United Methodist Church was a success. More than 119 people attended and $1,900 was raised. Proceeds will help the youth group on their missions this summer.
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My Avon manager Rita Hathaway, who lives in Spring Hill, came to my home last Tuesday.
She brought me a plaque from the Avon Company congratulating me on 45 years as a representative. My daughter, Debbie, was in the second grade in March 1961 when I took over from the late Verna Bowlin. I was under the Lawrence area. Daisy Mitchell was my manager then.
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Macaroni and cheese and canned soup are the needed food items for the food pantry this week. Paper goods are always needed.
Jodi Hitchcock appreciates all the donated items.
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Those celebrating birthdays this week include Lucille Welch, Bertille Bichelmeyer, Debbie Miller, Henry Cahoone, Emelia Stephens, Julie Rains, Sophia Slitor, Darius Riley, Anita Harris, Stacie Thies, Bill Berry, Jay Rains, Bob Thomas, Sally Bedford, Betty Mason, Joann Mizell, Ronnie McDaniel, Rachel Parrish, George Thorpe, Nadine Dean, Don Gribben, Nathan Cardiff, Taylor Baze, Frieda Anderson, Doug Opdycke, Mark Coatney, my niece Reva Williams and my daughter-in-law Nancy Nalley, who lives in Illinois.
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My granddaughter and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Frohlingo, who live in Edmond, Okla., will celebrate their 12th anniversary on Saturday.
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Sympathy goes to the Simmons and McAninch families in the loss of Liz Simmons.
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Sympathy goes to the Zwahlen family in the loss of Anna Zwahlen. Dennis Zwahlen Sr. also lost his aunt this week.
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Sympathy goes to the Plummer family in the loss of Lois Plummer.
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The Stephan family had the flu. Randal and Winnie Bassett have not been feeling well. Their daughter Joyce is thankful for all the prayers she received. Lawrence Allen is home from the Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Sally Allen went to the emergency room last week. They gave her some medication and sent her back home.
Freida Anderson had some congestion and was unable to attend bible study or church on Sunday. Jesse Boyd will be having more tests taken. Bob Ross, Birdie Jones and Eric Schupp are all improving. Mason Griffin had a doctor's appointment and is scheduled to go to Children's Mercy Hospital for more tests.
Mary Etta Copeland had dental work done. She had facial swelling and said it was painful. Former resident Pat Linden-Young, who lives in Shawnee, recently had a liver transplant. She needs our prayers.

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