Friday, September 26, 2014

Around Town September 30th

   The September Garden Club meeting was held at the home of Jackie and Betty . Betty showed some pictures of the wonderful landscaping and some unique decorations on her daughter, Cathy's, property in Bella Vista Arkansas.  Russell continues to see improvements in the landscaping as another house has been removed on South Prairie St. next to Feehans. Tennis players can look forward to the resurfacing of the tennis court, courtesy of a Vredenburg grant, and work is in process to see about replacing the shelter roof at the volleyball court. The Museum/Library is also pleased to be a recipient of two new computers and a printer also awarded with a Vredenburg grant. 

   Further comments on the Fall Festival-More thank you's to the Chariton Middle Band who did a fine job in the parade, Mike Mason who splendidly handled the master of ceremonies for the parade, and to the Community Club for providing for the first, second and third place trophies for the parade.
October Calendar

Wed, Oct 1, 6:30 p.m. Night Owls will meet at Faith United Methodist Church with Ronda Harrison as hostess and giving the lesson.

Sun, Oct 5, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club, Trap shoot (youth shoot free)

Mon, Oct 6, 7 p.m. Russell City Council 

Tue, Oct 7, 2 p.m. Garden Club meeting at Martha Allen's, south of Russell 

Tue, Oct 7, 6:00 p.m. American Legion/Auxiliary 

Sat, Oct 18, 5-7 p.m. Faith United Methodist Church Fall Soup Supper . Homemade soups, salads and desserts. Everyone is welcome. 

Sun, Oct 19, 2 p.m. Russell Sportsmen's Club, Deer gun sight-in and match

Mon, Oct 20. 5:15 p.m. Russell Museum/Library Board meeting 

Thu, Oct 23, 6:30 p.m. Community Club at the Community Center 


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