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March 12, 2009

End of Cabin Fever celebration Saturday evening

To celebrate the end of “Cabin Fever” season, Union City Baptist Church will sponsor a community soup dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Union City Ruritan. There will be good food and fun. Everyone is welcome and it is free! If you need more information, call the church or Brenda Parke at 623-6379.

The next Union City Ruritan meeting will be Monday. We hope to maintain the great spirit and attendance we had at last month's meeting.

Union City will be the site of a blood collection drive on Tuesday. The Bloodmobile will be on hand from 2 to 7 p.m. Why give blood? One Web site, wcredcross.org, offers this thought. “Many people consider it a right to receive blood when needed, but don’t often consider the responsibility of giving blood to maintain the community supply for others. To meet patient need, the Red Cross must collect over 6 million blood donations each year.”

Ruritan members are beginning to sell $5 raffle tickets for some great prizes. First place is a 32-inch flat screen TV, second is a camcorder, third is a digital camera and five $10 cash prizes. The drawing will be on Union City Day, May 16. If you want to buy tickets, call Billy Wall at 623-5049.

If you want to get with others to play some country and gospel music, bring your guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bass guitar, banjo or other instrument to Flatwoods Christian Church Fellowship Hall at 7 tonight. The church is located on College Hill Road at Waco. This gathering is open to everyone. For more information, call 314-5146.

Our sympathies go out to the family of Allene Allen, who died last week. She and her family were loved in the community and the evidence was the large number of people at Union City Christian Church Monday for the visitation and funeral.

Happy birthday to Karen Murphy today, Darrell Allen and Justin Hunt on Friday, Kathy Allen on Saturday, Ruth Gross on Sunday, Kimberly Steele and Susan Kendrick on Monday, Andrew McAfee on Wednesday and Emma Sue Noland next Thursday

If you have news, call me at 623-3880 or e-mail drtech@roadrunner.com.

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    Here we are in fall again!

    How do so many leaves fall off a tree and get scattered in so many different directions in one day?

    How many more leaves are still on the tree that will turn and fall and be scattered in the days to come?

    It almost makes one want to wait until all the leaves are off the tree before picking up a rake or broom. That might be better than raking and sweeping each day for many, many days to come.

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