Hopeful that you have enjoyed much of the olympics, for us that could not go in person to London, the media coverage allows us to see many of the events and rejoice that the athelates are remarkable.
Closer to home the annual Essex day is now behind us, hopeful that all went well and the committee planned many activities. The very next day there was a wedding taking place in Essex, a very active area.
There is a wonderful international program made available here in our commuity; where interested high school student from other countries apply to come to the United States for a year and live with a host family to learn more about our way of life. There is still an urgent need for more host families, the students are here awaiting a home. Anyone that would consider being a host family should contact Charlie Lustig for more information call him at 963-7789.
Another opportunity is being offered by the Farmer's Market staff to sponsor their second Nature Walk on Wednesday Aug. 15, at 1:30 p.m. It is a local walk to explain and identify wild plants, some eatable. Space is limited and if interested you should call Linda Therrien at 963-4383.
The Fire Deptartment had a great chicken BBQ this past Sunday. The Methodist Church had a wonderful turn out for their last chicken and Biscuit meal.
The Heritage Society has offered some great evening lectures this summer,
the next one will take place on Friday, Aug 17, at 7p.m., at the Visitor's Center with Tim Tefft talking about the history of the Adsit Cabin one of our local treasures. Remaining activites include theater productions, movies, lectures, art exhibits, used book sale, probably more to take in than you will find the time to attend them all.
Happy Birhday to: Sherry Mitchell Aug. 8, Gail Mitchell Aug. 9, Glen Sayward Aug. 9, Happy Anniversary to Cecile & Bob McVicker Aug. 10.