SLOW PROGRESS If you are up by the Miners monument you will notice the fly wheel that was installed off to the right rear of the miners monument. We are still taking names for on the monument. The current list will be added in August. There are close to 400 miners now listed on the brass plaques. The Historical Society is still collecting miner stories and pictures for the Mining Book also.
FIREMENS WEEK Tuesday evening, June 26th will be the kickoff night for the annual Lilly Firemen’s Week. The carnival will begin at 7:00 PM each evening through Saturday. Thursday will features children’s night with various activities for the kids. Friday will be the Firemen’s Parade and Saturday will feature Charlenes School of Dance performing on the midway. The firemen’s kitchen will be open each evening, don’t bother cooking, just stop in for a snack including hot sausage sandwiches, fries and burgers.
MONEYRAMA There was a nice turnout for the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Moneyrama this past Sunday. The skies stayed sunny most of the afternoon making for a relaxing event.
SYMPATHY Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Mary Kukla and Elsie (Ruffing) Swain who both recently passed away. Elsie was a 1961 graduate of the Lilly-Washington High School and raised her sons here in Lilly.
BIRTHDAYS MaryAnn Sklodowski, Nicholas Stauski. And Adanya Zunich celebrate birthdays today, June 28. On the 29th Arletta Krumenaker and Rodger McIntosh Jr get to party as will Dina McCarthy, Christine Patterson, Laurie Miller and Delores Skura on the 30th On July 1st Nathan Hoover, Heather Jones, Anna Leahey and Dorothy Phillips all observe birthdays as will William Noga and Dana Ronan on the 2nd followed by Cody Bost, Heather Blazier, Anna Brown and Margaret Kunrod on the 3rd. Happy Birthday to All
ANNIVERSARIES Today, June 28th finds Paul and Anita Booterbaugh, Barbara and Robert Leap and Bryan and Joyce Offman observing wedding anniversaries followed by James and Anna Leahey and William and Agnes McCarty on the 29th and Chad and Barbara Physher on the 30th. On July 1 Richard and Debbie Giraud celebrate as will Anna and Walter Mardula, Carrie and William Mitsko and Paul and Sandra Moyer. July 2nd will be the anniversary of Jane and Theodore Kunko and Anna and George Wozniak. On the 3rd Edward and Patty Grove observe their anniversary. Happy Anniversary to each couple.
FOURTH OF JULY There won’t be too many quiet evenings next week as fireworks will be lighting the skies nightly if the weather is nice. Play safe and be especially careful when young children are near by. Enjoy the holiday.
LILLYLINES by Jack Barlick – (814) 886-4694