2018-07-11 / Communities


Happy 70th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 5 to Barbara and Phil Lavorgna of Horton Brook.

The Colchester Community United Methodist Church (CCUMC) will host Vacation Bible School July 16-19 from 6 to 8 p.m. The closing program will be July 19. This year’s theme is Rolling River Rampage.

Activities will include Bible stories, music, crafts, science projects and snacks. The mission project will be the collection of items for health kits for New York annual conference. Children in grades K-12 are welcome, preschoolers may come if accompanied by an adult. Adult helpers are needed in all areas - call codirectors Amelia Foote, Marcia Edell or Pastor Kent, if your child plans to attend or if you can volunteer some time.

The CCUMC will have a chicken barbecue on July 14 at the Farmers Market at the Pepacton Market in Downsville.

Everyone is invited on July 15 to the Downsville Firemen’s field at 10:30 a.m. for a worship service led by Pastors and followed by a parish picnic and activities for young and old. Churches from East Branch/Harvard UMC, CCUMC, United Church of Roscoe and the First United Methodist Church of Walton will attend. Come and bring a dish to share with friends.

Happy belated birthday to John Soran, Downsville. I hope you had a special day on the fourth, your house was lit up beautifully.

Happy belated birthday Carol Davies of Gregorytown.

Sympathy to the family of Bob Homovich of Downsville.

Sympathy to the family of Barbara Young of Downsville.

This weekend the annual Tompkins family reunion will take place at Corbett Community Field starting at noon; bring a dish to pass, a gift for the penny social table and any drink you want.

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