Fun Fact for the week: Did you know that about 15 percent of women send themselves flowers on Valentine’s Day and about 3 percent of pet owners give their pets a Valentine’s Day gift!
Pet Peeve for the week: Spirituality without religion; and religion without spirituality.
Did you stand in line last Saturday for tickets to the big boys’ basketball game between Hughesville and Loyalsock? The line was long and Spartan Spirit was in the air. Even though the boys lost with a score of 57-46, it’s always a great game when these two teams play one another.
A soup fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, February 17 at Valley United Methodist Church between Sonestown and Muncy Valley. Soup will be sold by the quart. Please call 482-4011 or 482-2476 for orders. Orders may be picked up between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.
The Washingtonville Fire Company will hold a breakfast on Saturday, February 20 from 7-11 a.m. Five years and under are free. Call 437-2069 for more information.
Members of Picture Rocks Senior Citizens will meet at Picture Rocks united Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on February 21 for a meeting, refreshments and entertainment.
The Lairdsville Fire Company will be having an all-you-can-eat Sunday Breakfast on February 21 from 7:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. The price is $6.50, ages 6-12 is $3.00 and under 6 is free.
Hughesville High School is putting on a production of “Anything Goes” (it’s one of my favorites!) on Thursday, March 4, Friday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6 at the Hughesville High School auditorium. Tickets are $5.00. Reserved seating can be made by calling 584-5111 or 546-6400.
Congratulations to Lacy Hess for earning a certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). To become certified, Lacy has to pass a comprehensive examination and demonstrate a strong background of professional human resource experience.
Ash Wednesday is this Wednesday, February 17. The Lenten season is upon us and there are many mid-week Lenten services in the area. Take advantage of one.
Last week I forgot to thank our friends, Mary Pat and Jake Burns, for a great Super Bowl party. As always, the food was outstanding and the company was extraordinary. We met some new friends whom we hope to see again (Aunt Sue) and had some laughs with some old friends (Chris Davis-enough said). Congratulations to Diane Miller who was the big winner of the night!
Happy Birthday wishes to: Mary Maciejewski, Jim Patterson, Helen Richie, Jared Snyder, Dean Temple, Mike Fry, Jared Snyder and David Booth Feb. 17; Kristen Fry, Brenda Temple, Joni Lupold, Garry Robbins and Caleb Groom Feb. 18; George Edkin, Renee’ (Diggan) Laychur and Tom Quinn Feb. 19; Tom Odell and Richard Strausser Feb. 20; Evan Daniel Ryder and Alice Grove Feb. 21; Reuben Doebler, Pastor Sam Schmitthenner and Julie Savage Feb. 23.
Happy Anniversary to: Ed & Diane Ellis Feb. 17; Mike & Cathy McCoy Feb. 19; Lewis & Marian Harman Feb. 22; David & Julie Whitmoyer Feb. 23.
Remember; take the high road because the low road’s so crowded.