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Martha Jane Mills celebrated her 92nd birthday with friends and family at Debbie’s Restaurant on her birthday, Saturday, June 1. Given by Dwight Chenault her grandson and Peggy her daughter, Alvin Kemp and Candy Hall. About 40 guests attended the celebration. A great time was had by all!
The Beaverdam Ruritan Club will have its monthly cash Bingo Friday, June 21 with a “Baseball” theme. Do your best to represent “Baseball” and earn a chance to win a free combo meal. Games start at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Yummy concessions will be ready and waiting. Admission is $20 for 16 games. An extra set of game tickets for $5 will be offered. Bring a friend, neighbor, or family member! The proceeds from this game will be donated to the Western Hanover Wood Ministry. Our monthly Bingo game is always the third Friday of the month.
Mark your calendars for the upcoming 37th annual Independence Day Parade and Celebration Thursday, July 4, at 10 a.m. All are invited. There will be plenty of food and fun for the kids. Fire and rescue competitions will be held along with parade competitions. There will also be a Miss Beaverdam competition for ages 2 through 5 and 6 through 12. The Miss Beaverdam contestant applications will be accepted through June 25; copies are available at local businesses.
There will be a cornhole tournament, three-legged race, egg spoon race and a hog calling competition. Vendors are invited to rent a space at the park for selling their goods (no food or drink allowed). For more details, refer to www.beaverdamruritan.com or contact Sharon Luck at (804) 449-6642. We have a family-friendly and smoke-free environment. The Ruritan Club collects donations of non-perishable goods for W.H.E.A.T.
All-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner to benefit two college scholarships sponsored by the Doswell Ruritan Club at 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Doswell. There will also be a raffle for a Weber Gas Grill – $1 each or three for $5. Saturday, June 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. $8 for adults; $4 for children ages 4 to 10.
The community children are invited to attend Colossal Coaster World (Vacation Bible School) at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in Beaverdam July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to noon. This is a one-week adventure where children will learn to face their fears by trusting God through Bible stories, creative crafts, motivating music and fun games.
Friday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. VBS will celebrate with a Colossal Carnival. There will be a performance by the children, dinner, carnival games, a bounce house, carnival treats and a chance to win prizes. This is all free of charge for VBS learners and their families.
Register online at www.mtolivetbaptist.org before July 4. The church is located one mile north of West Patrick Henry Road on Coatesville Road in Beaverdam. The church office number is (804) 883-5950.
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