Published 3:49 pm Thursday, May 16, 2013

May 16 – “He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.” Psalms 91:11

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Chicken Supper Saturday, May 18, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Prospect Firehouse located at 45 Campbell Hill Road in the Village of Prospect. The meal will include marinated grilled chicken, potato salad, sweet potato casserole, green beans, coleslaw, bread, tea, lemonade and dessert, all for a donation. Carryout will be available. Everyone is welcome!

On Tuesday May 21, at 7 p.m. Supervisor Howard “Pete” Campbell will hold a Community Meeting at the Prospect Fire House; county officials to be present are Prospect School Board Member, Commissioner of Revenue, Virginia Department of Transportation, and County Administrator.

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The mothers of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect were honored on Mother's Day as each one was given a Red Rose by John Marsden. Thanks John.

On May 10, Stacy Bolt, along with 24 others, was pinned at the first Longwood University Nursing Pinning Ceremony in Jarman Auditorium. Stacy delivered the class gift speech and was awarded the Longwood University Award for Clinical Excellence as well as the Longwood University Student Nurse's Chapter 2013 Award of Excellence. Approximately 18 friends and family were in attendance to the pinning and the reception following in Steven's Hall. On Saturday, May 11, Stacy graduated cum laude from Longwood University. Her parents, Doug and Betty Jean Bolt, Chace Davis and Carleen Davis attended the graduation. Stacy will be working in the Emergency Department at Centra Southside following receiving her state board of nursing license.

Chace Davis and Stacy Bolt celebrated Mother's Day with their families on May at Chace's home in Prospect. Doug, Betty Jean and Flora Bolt, Carleen, Amber, Erik and April Davis, and Carol Luke were invited for dinner and fellowship.

Philander Kelsey from Rancho Cucamonga, California visited his mother Peggy Kelsey on Mothers Day, and attended services at Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church. They had lunch with family. Later they visited Grace Repass to observe her birthday at Chestnut Grove.

Mr. and Mrs. Andy Shotwell visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows at their home in Farmville on Sunday to celebrate Mother's Day. Also attending were Josh, Zack and Kate Shotwell, and Erin Matthews, of Richmond. It was a pleasure to have all three grandchildren in attendance.

Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows were in Richmond for some appointments and also did some shopping while in the cityTuesday night Mrs. Peggy Kelsey accompanied Mrs. Kim Shumaker and Betty Shumaker to Brunswick High School where they attended the ball game between Prince Edward and Brunswick with Prince Edward winning 6 to 5. Darrell Shumaker was one of the pitchers.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith celebrated Mother's Day by having breakfast at Country Cookin' with their son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith and children, Brianna, Charles and Christina and their daughter, Mrs. Emma Sharpe and her son Jeffrey.

Mr. and Mrs. John Fulcher enjoyed a visit from most of their children on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kelsey (Sadie) enjoyed a Mother's Day lunch at the Golden Palace.

Mrs. Debbie Mayo and Mrs. Pat Smith met for lunch at Applebee's on Monday.

On Tuesday Mrs. Rita Utzinger and Mrs. Pat Smith met for breakfast at the Huddle House.

William Amos took his wife, Sue Amos, to breakfast at Country Cookin' on Mother's Day; that evening Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Newcomb and son Travis took their mothers, Sue Amos and Hazel Baldwin to dinner at the new London Steak House.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton joined Mr. and Mrs. George Moore, Jr. at the Darlington Heights Fire Department on Saturday for their Spaghetti Supper.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton were joined for lunch at the Golden Palace on Sunday by their daughter in-law, Mary Jo and grandson, Sean. Their son, Lon was sick and could not be with them; he was missed.

The Heart of Virginia Board met for dinner on Tuesday at Fish and Pig. Joining them were Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Fulcher and family entertained his parents, John and Shirley Fulcher on Saturday for an early Mother's Day supper.

All the mothers of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle were honored on Mother's Day with a carnation given by Dale and Judy Bolt. Steve Bolt and all the children presented the carnations to the ladies. The ladies each received a carnation for being a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt or sister. Some of the ladies went home with a large arrangement of carnations.

Last Wednesday the Special Blessings Mission Group of Glenn Memorial Baptist Church at Prospect visited Milnwood Village where they played Bingo with some of the residents.

Mrs. Flora Bolt joined Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bolt at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Mottley for a Mother's Day cook-out. Also joining in the celebration was Mrs. Niky Murdock, Haley and Payden; Mrs. Ashley Paquette, Brandon Bolt and friend Sarah. It was a lovely day.

Mrs. Flora Bolt joined Mr. and Mrs. Doug Bolt at Jarman for the graduation ceremony of the first Nursing Class of Longwood University followed by dinner at Merk's Place. Also joining them for dinner were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bolt; Jennifer Bolt; Chris Bolt; Chace Davis; Carleen Davis; Amber Davis; Carol Luke and the honoree Stacy Bolt.

Mrs. Kyle Bolt sons Joshua and Jacob visited her parents, Vince and Linda Eikmeier, on Saturday and Sunday for Mother's Day.

Family, friends and neighbors wish a speedy recovery for those who are sick at this time Gloria Mae Fulcher Rosser and Bill Kerns.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. William McGuire 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. The Rev. Katherine Todd will bring the message 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. The Church is located at 300 Industrial Park Blvd., in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

Glenn Memorial Baptist Church in Prospect is having a Potato Drop for needy persons or families. Come to Glenn Memorial, 146 Harris Creek Rd, Prospect, early Saturday morning, May 18, with bags that can hold about 10 pounds to bag and transport potatoes for your organization. There is no limit on the amount you may receive. These potatoes are being made available by the Society of St. Andrew; the potatoes are free, however, a small donation to help defray transportation costs would be appreciated. For further information, call Furman Joye, 574-2011.

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