New Salem -
Hi again from Downtown New Salem. I hope you've all had a wonderful week.
An exercise area is now available at the log building on Mills Road. There is a universal weight machine and two treadmills available. The cost is $1 a visit. The hours for now are the same as the library, Tuesday 2 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesday - Friday 10 a.m. to noon and 1 - 4 p.m., Saturday, Sunday and Monday closed. Call 392-2214 for availability.
The roast beef dinner that was held on Saturday was a huge success. Eight hundred dollars was raised for the Canada Fire Works. The committee wishes to thank everyone that donated, helped, and the community for supporting it.
The Advocate United Church will be having Sunday Service at 2 p.m. on May 3 and May 19.
The annual community clean up will be held on Saturday, April 25. You can contact Mary Thompson at 392-2159 for more information on garbage bags, etc.
The next A.D.D.A. meeting will be held at the log building on Wednesday, April 29.
On Thursday, May 7 I will be doing some Mother's Day fun activities with the children at the library from 3-4 p.m. Please call me at 392-2214 to register. The cost will be $1.
On Friday, May 8, pizza night will be held for the Advocate school. Call 392-2607 to order your pizza.
On Saturday, May 9 an ATV rally will be held, starting at the log building in Advocate. I'll have more info for you next week.
On Tuesday, May 12 the community luncheon will be held at the log building on Mills Road at noon. Casseroles are on the menu.
On Tuesday afternoons from 1-3:30 p.m., quilting and crafting are being held at Murphy's Store. Everyone is welcome.
The Advocate Fire Department Bingo is held every second Friday and they have put their regular games up to $20. Come on out for an evening of fun and support the fire department. Bingo will be on Friday, May 1, Friday, May 8 and Friday, May 15. Spencer's Island Bingo is on the opposite Fridays.
Don't forget to come out for coffee mornings at the old Murphy Store on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon. The occasion is meant to be a morning of socializing and relaxing away from the everyday busy schedules.
Well, that's it for this week. Have a great week and enjoy your family and friends each day!