Happy Hats group meets

Published 6:23 am Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary thanks each of you for your support of their Children’s Twice as Nice sale this past weekend.

Dr. Tim Sumner and wife Jane, of Manassas, Virginia spent Saturday night the 14 of Oct. with his mother Betty Sumner and attended Farmville Methodist Church on Sunday with her.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith met his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith for lunch at Ruby Tuesdays on Sunday afternoon.

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Hampden-Sydney football fans have one more home game, Nov. 4 against Shenandoah; Oct. 28 game will be away at Emory and Henry.

Doris Bellofatto was hostess for the Oct. 20 get together of the Prospect Happy Hats. Doris planned for the group to attend the 12th annual Pink Ribbon Tea Party held at the Farmville Country Club. They met with Dr. Kirsten Huber, surgeon and breast specialist with Centra Southside Community Hospital; she answered many questions on breast cancer. The group enjoyed the light lunch and playing bingo. Those attending with Doris were Rita Rountree, Betty Sumner, Pat Smith, Jeannette Tarlton, Lois Johnson, Jean Hensley, Margaret Stockton, Dolly Worthy, Lois Gager, Betty Meadows and Carol Schall. Many of the Prospect Happy Hats won door prizes and bingo prizes.

Richard and Margaret Stockton had a most delightful weekend starting on Friday night by having dinner with some dear friends, George and Shirley Moore, on Saturday night they attended the fantastic musical “Shrek” put on by the Waterworks Players at the Waterworks Theater and then on Sunday afternoon they attended the Fall Concert of the Heart of Virginia Community Band.

Tuesday, Oct. 17, the Farmville/Prince Edward Historical Society held its meeting in the Greenwood Library on the campus of Longwood University where they were welcomed by Brent Roberts, Dean at the library. He introduced the guest speaker, Ms. Katie Derby a professional genealogist and an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University. Ms. Derby’s topic was “Genealogy Research in Virginia”; following her presentation Benendict Chatelain, Longwood Library Archival Associate gave a presentation on “How to Preserve Family Photographs.”

The Prospect Historical Society is sponsoring a Christmas decoration contest for your door and or yard. There will be three prizes and the cost to enter is $10. This is for anyone who lives within 10 miles of Prospect. You need to enter before Dec. 1 and the judging will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 19. For more information call Margaret Stockton at (434) 392-6431 or Peggy Emert at (434)574-6711.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for: Scott Friend, Randy Martin, Carol Schall, Frances P. Motley of Hampton and Betty Jean Bolt.

The United Methodist Men’s stew and Fall Festival will be Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.

The members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship with them each Sunday. The Rev. Jim Blackwell will fill the pulpit on Sunday, Oct. 29.

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.

The Remnant Church invites you to worship with them on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m.; Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. The pastor is Jeff Spencer. The church is located at 1825 E. Third St. Farmville in the old Cedar Brook Restaurant building.

Margaret Stockton is the columnist for Tuggle News. If you would like to contribute something to the news, call 392-6431 or email to mom@moonstar.com.