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Montgomery Locals Nov. 22, 2017

By Staff | Nov 22, 2017

It’s difficult to comprehend the myriad of hardships that the pilgrims faced when they landed in the new world. Originally headed toward Virginia, the Mayflower landed far off-course at Plymouth Rock, and the pilgrims were faced with a brutal winter that they were ill-prepared for. But their persistence, along with the help of local Indian tribes, are responsible for the groundwork of everything we hold dear today.

Our country is faced with political opposition today, but as the holiday season approaches let’s remember to give thanks for everything we have. As Americans we have freedoms and resources that are incomprehensible to billions of people around the globe. Let’s stop focusing on things that are going wrong, and start focusing on the things that are going right. Let’s resolve to put our best foot forward and build each other up. Let’s seek out the best in each other and remember what the holiday season is truly about.

THOT “Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.” – Seneca

Congratulations to Betty Mathias who won the monthly “Check It Out” drawing at the Montgomery Area Public Library. Her prize was a gift card to the Station House.

Birthday wishes are sent to Megan Horn, who will be marking her special day on November 22nd.

Happy birthday to Lindsay Dalrymple who is celebrating on November 27th.

The Montgomery Lions Club is seeking to expand their membership. If you would like more information please call Roger McRae at (570) 971-2825.

Montgomery events

Weds. Nov. 22 Toddler Tales will be having a “Turkey Day” themed event from 11-noon for ages 1-5. Please pre-register with the Montgomery Library and plan to accompany your child. Children will listen to a story, make a craft, and eat a snack. The library can be reached at 547-6212.

Thurs. Nov. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Montgomery Lions Club will be hosting a Thanksgiving Dinner at their Club Hall on S. Main Street. Members of the community are welcome to eat-in or take-out. Local delivery can be arranged for those who are shut-in and unable to leave their home by calling 547-1953. The dinner is free, but donations are accepted.

Thurs. Nov 23 through Mon. Nov 27 The Montgomery Borough Office will be closed for Thanksgiving break.

Mon. Nov 27 The Clinton Township Supervisors will meet in the Municipal Building at 6:30 p.m.

Tues. Nov 28 The Library will be holding a Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. “Boss Baby” (PG) will be shown, and popcorn will be provided.

Tue. Nov 28 & Weds. Nov 29 There will be an Impact Teen Drivers Program at the high school during school hours for students to experience the dangers of distracted driving while in a simulated environment.

Sun. Dec. 3 The Oak Grove Community Center in Elimsport will host an All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. The buffet will include French toast, pancakes, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, fried potatoes, eggs, toast, fruit, and a selection of beverages.

Thurs. Dec 7 & Fri. Dec 8 Montgomery Area High School’s Virtuoso is presenting their Winter Play “12 Angry Jurors” at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door.