MONEYRAMA Sunday, June 24th is the date for the $2000 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Moneyrama to be held at the Hilltop Street church hall. There will be a breaded baked chicken dinner from 1:00 until 3:00 followed by snacks until 5:00. There will also be refreshments and door prizes. Come enjoy the music and win some cash. For tickets call 886-2375 or 937-7053.
SYMPATHIES The sympathy of the community is extended to the families and friends of Iona Behe, Father John Marshall, a former pastor at Saint Brigids, and Mary (Wasil) Sledbodnick, all who passed away recently. Mary was 102.
LIBRARY The Lilly-Washington Library is conducting its annual fund drive. Public support is necessary as county and state funds have been reduced. Be generous!
FIREMENS WEEK This coming Tuesday, June 26th, will be the start of the Lilly Fire Company Carnival which will run through Saturday, June 30th. The rides will start each evening at 7:00 PM and games along with the food stand will open at the same time. As this is a mini-reunion for many, stop by to see some friends.
AMBULANCE DRIVE The Cresson Area Ambulance Association recently sent out the Lilly Area memberships for 2012-2013. It is important to buy a membership to avoid large expenses if an ambulance is needed. Cresson is the Lilly provider, we have two residents, James Leahey and Mike Eckenrode on their Board of Directors. A crew is in station here in Lilly during the week on daylight shifts.
2012 LEGION OFFICERS The Lilly American Legion Post 628 elected the following officers at the June 16th meeting held at the post home. James Steberger was renamed Commander; Thomas Behe, first vice commander; John Gibbons, second vice commander; James Shable, finance officer; Melvin Fees, Adjutant; Joe Zurilla, sergeant at arms; Paul Sweeney, historian; Jack Barlick, service officer; Richard Sweeney, Judge Advocate and Ray Murray, chaplain.
In the Home Association Joe Zurilla was elected president and James Shable treasurer and steward. Three year trustee is Joe Zurilla., two year Paul Sweeney and one year Tom Behe. The Post and Home meet the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM.
DVA COUNSELOR Max Roberts will be in the area until the end of July. He is from Alabama and is a certified Disabled Veterans of America Service Officer. He has offered to help area veterans, at no cost, who are seeking information concerning VA benefits. Max is a member of the Lilly American Legion and will meet any veteran there that makes an appointment by calling him at 1-334-464-1882. You do not need to be a Lilly member or resident to seek Max’s help. Widows of veterans seeking benefit information are also welcome to call.
BIRTHDAYS A belated birthday greeting goes to Debbie McCool who celebrated on June 17th.Today, the 21st finds Sylvia Davies and Katelyn Miorelli celebrating their birthdays as will Ellen McCoy on the 22nd . The 23rd is a busy day as Lana Geriak, Patricia Hershel, James Larue and Amanda Skura all will be partying. On the 24th another busy day as Ryan Brown, John Orehowsky, Lisa Prebish, Joan Sibis and Heather Zunick all observe birthdays. On the 26th Jim C. Martino, Anita Inman, Robert Krull and Mike Zumer Jr all get to party as will Doris Kuntz on the 27th along with Gary Glenn. Happy Birthday to All.
ANNIVERSARIES On June 22nd John and Lisa Prebish will celebrate their wedding anniversary along with Adrienne and Robert Rabatin. On the 23rd Patrick and Robin Behe and Homer and Rita Butterbaugh celebrate as will Shawn and Theresa Stevens on the 24th, Gerald and Mary Lou Behe on the 26th and Faber and Madelaine Conrad and Ray and Lillian Guzic on the 27th. Happy Anniversary to each couple.
LILLY LINES by Jack Barlick – (814) 886-4694