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‘Birthday Girls’ enjoy lunch

The way to get to the top is to get off your bottom.

Christina Smith spent Friday night at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith. On Saturday, her grandparents drove Christina to James Madison University where she attended a workshop on how to audition for college music scholarships. While Christina attended the workshop, Mr. and Mrs. Smith enjoyed meeting their friends, Mr. and Mrs. Preston Nowlin and Mrs. Helen Burkholder for lunch.

Last Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows met with their daughter, Julie, and grandchildren, Josh and Kate. Julie and Kate were visiting in Richmond to look at colleges. They all enjoyed dinner at Allen’s in Powhatan before having to say goodbye.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows visited with Mr. and Mrs. Gager on Sunday and then went to visit their son, Don, for the evening.

The “Birthday Girls,” Lois Gager, Flora Bolt, Betty Meadows, Irene Layne and Liz Manis met at Merk’s Place for lunch on March 21; joining them were John Gager, F.M. Manis and Don Meadows. They were celebrating Lois Gager’s birthday.

Mrs. Flora Bolt attended the March meeting of the Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society meeting at the Farmville Train Station. Mr. Jimmy Hurt gave a most interesting PowerPoint program on the three airports in the Farmville area over time. One was on Route 45 where Quail Run is now, one where the Waterworks Theater is and the one now on Airport Road in Cumberland County.

Mrs. Laurie Justus, son, Jacob, and friend spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Hilda Allen. Jacob was here to visit Hampden-Sydney College.

Mr. and Mrs. Vince Faraci spent the weekend at Virginia Beach celebrating Betsy’s birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton had dinner at Merk’s on Saturday; they were joined by Gene and Lois Southall.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for Fred Floyd, Steve Martin, Gary Fiscus, Jean P. Derrenbacker, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

Friends and neighbors are extending their heartfelt sympathy to the family of Andrea Garrett.

The members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship with them each 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.

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 302 Industrial Park Road in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

Margaret Stockton is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email address is mom@moonstar.com.