Published 4:16 pm Thursday, May 3, 2012

May 3 – “The greatest gift we can give to others is a good example.”

Do you enjoy good fellowship and good food? If you do then mark your calendar for May 26, the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be serving their meatloaf supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu will be meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, apples, bread, tea, lemonade and dessert. Cost is a donation.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bolt along with Chace Davis attended the Longwood University Nursing Open House on April 24. Stacy Bolt presented a research project along with the other junior nursing students. Tours were given of the new labs and light refreshments were served.

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On April 29, Stacy Bolt and Chace Davis attended services at Concord Baptist Church. Stacy and Chace were among many guests who attended a surprise birthday luncheon for Becky Beasley.

On Saturday Brianna, Charles and Christina Smith, of Keysville, spent the night at the home of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith. On Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith were dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hertzler, of Cumberland. Other guests attending were Mr. and Mrs. Leon Lapp and Mr. and Mrs. Mary Fisher.

Justin Chilton is home for the summer from Christopher Newport University.

Mrs. Nancy Kelsey Williams, of Newport News, was in the area over the weekend visiting family, Ruth K. Simpson, Rachel McBride and Carl Kelsey.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited several people at Brookview on April 20; Ruth Southall, Page Johnson, Dot Shumaker, John Varner and others. On April 26 she visited Charles Southall Jr. and Mrs. Edna Woodson at Trinity Mission. Also visiting Mrs. Woodson was her husband William.

Last Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schall and Betty Sumner motored to Crenshaw United Methodist Church in Blackstone to the annual fish fry. It was reported the food was very good.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows visited their son, Donald at his new home on Sunday near Prospect.

Debra Sue Shumaker, granddaughter of Peggy Kelsey from the area, had a busy weekend, Saturday, she was honored with a pre-prom dinner and Sunday she celebrated her 18th birthday. Those present were Hardy and Cathy Kelsey and Celena, Betty Shumaker, Dale Shumaker, of Stafford, Sherri and Rusty Moore and children Kendall and Parker; also, Lee and Rosie Lapp. Debra Sue is the daughter of Mike and Kim Shumaker, of Prospect, and sister of Darrell Shumaker, all of which were at the party.

Wednesday Mrs. Flora Bolt attended the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the Farmville/Prince Edward Library.

Saturday the United Daughters of the Confederacy District 3 meeting was held at the Hebron United Methodist Church in Saxe. The Farmville Chapter was well represented by Mrs. Kathryn Powell, president; Deborah Lundeen, vice president, secretary and district historian; Flora Bolt, chaplain and corresponding secretary; Suzanne Reynolds and Lynn Pridgeon, Mrs. Flora Bolt and Jenni Bolt and Joshua attended the benefit held for Joshua Bolt, who has cerebral palsy, April 25 at the Wesley Foundation. The dinner was furnished by Pino's Restaurant and all the proceeds go to support Joshua's education and training. It was sponsored by the CCM of Hampden-Sydney and Longwood University student organization. There was a good turn out and was appreciated by the family.

Family, friends and neighbors wish a speedy recovery for those who are sick at this time.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be in the pulpit this Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to come and worship with them every Sunday; Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Kemper Beasley III will be the guest speaker on Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. They invite you to join them each week on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. Calvary Chapel-Farmville is located at 45 Simpson Road in Prospect, two miles west of Dowdy's Corner just off of US 460.

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