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Happy Hats welcome new member

What a beautiful sunrise God gave to us this Monday morning.

The Waterworks Players will present “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and Feb. 19-20 at 8 p.m. Admission is $12; for reservations visit www.waterworksplayers.org.

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary pancake supper is Feb. 20 from 5-7 p.m.; cost is a donation at the door. The meal will include pancakes, sausage, bacon, apples and a drink.

The Farmville Woman’s Club met at the Farmville/Prince Edward Library in February. Kerry Mossler, marketing director at Centra, gave a presentation on the new medical facility. Peggy Kelsey led the devotion on “Death and Resurrection.”

Bill and Susan Shirley from Churchville visited her mother Ruth Simpson this week.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited with Mrs. Frances Ollie Feb. 7. She had lunch with Frances and her children.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Douglas Bolt and Stacy Bolt attended the family night visitation for Phillip Ollie Feb. 6. Phillip was the husband of Frances Booth Ollie. Frances grew up in the Tuggle community.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith went to Stafford on Friday to visit his mother, Mrs. Dolores Smith. The three of them enjoyed an Italian lunch at The Renanto in downtown Fredericksburg. The Smiths then drove to Richmond where they spent the night. For dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday they had meals at two different Vietnamese restaurants. Saturday morning they went shopping, and that afternoon they attended the All-District Concert Band concert at Powhatan High School. Their granddaughter, Christina Smith, was selected to participate following a rigorous audition process with hundreds of students vying for a place in the All-District Band. Christina attends Randolph Henry High School in Charlotte County.  

In honor of her 18th birthday, Brianna Smith was treated to lunch at El Paton on Sunday afternoon by her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith. On Brianna’s actual birthday Feb. 4, she celebrated with her friends at a party hosted by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith.

Mrs. Betty Meadows hosted the Prospect Happy Hats for their January get-together Feb. 6 at Merk’s Place. Plans were made for the coming year. The Happy Hats welcomed a new member, Doris Bellofatto. Those joining Betty and Doris were Hilda Allen, Jean Covington, Elfrieda Kerns, Rita Rountree, Margaret Stockton, Betty Sumner, Jeannette Tarlton and Elsie Wilson. Also attending were Don Meadows, John Ritter and Richard Stockton. 

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for Ruth Simpson, Lena Rose Huddleston, Tommy Huddleston, Hilda and Scott Friend, Elfrieda Kerns, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

Friends and neighbors are extending their heartfelt sympathy to the families of Phillip Ollie and Myrtle Stimpson.

The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at on Sunday.

The Rev. Caitilin Hoy will be at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect; Sunday school is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville, 302 Industrial Park Road, invite the community to worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

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MARGARET STOCKTON is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email is mom@moonstar.com.