News from Montgomery 1/10/16

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By Lois Lumbra—The weatherman was right on about the rain coming for today, but here in Montgomery we do not have the hard winds, and that we are thankful. Nearly all the snow is gone here in the Village, we will probably be a skating ring if this freezes.

Mike and Linda Carpenter and children Sydney and Cole went to Connecticut during the New Year weekend to bring Linda’s Mom (Theresa Perry) back to her home in Enosburg; after spending the Christmas holiday with daughter Carol Ann.

Our 16 year old Great Grandson Jayden Royer of Edenmills, Vt. has tried out for the Under Armor National Baseball Team and made the team. He is needing donations to help with the expense of this trip. He has signed up on the computer at and donations can be sent to help fund him. Jayden has excelled in sports and played for Lamoille Union High School this past year and the team won the State in baseball. Jayden is the son of Lorin Royer and Samantha Elkins Royer, and his grandparents are Rocky and Lori Elkins and Andre and Veronica DeSaintPhalle. It will be greatly appreciated and I sincerely Thank-You!!! P.S. Jayden will be going to Bradenton, Florida, this month, will be stay at the Pittsburg Pirates Training Facility working with professional coaches and players. I will let you know how well he does, OK.

1/9/16, I accompanied Dick and Diane Bocian to Morrisville, we went shopping at the Dollar Tree, before attending the movie “Revenant” at the Bijou Theater. It was great fun being with this couple and we had a nice afternoon. Thank-You!!!

I have the Elementary Schools Basketball schedule for grandparents that do not get the newsletter.

  • Jan. 12 Enosburg @ MES (Grades 7&8)
  • Jan. 14 MES @ Sheldon (Grades 7 & 8)
  • Jan. 19 Richford @ MES (grades 5 & 6)
  • Jan. 20 MES @ Berkshire (Grades 7 & 8)
  • Jan. 21 Enosburg @ MES (grades 5 & 6)
  • Jan. 26 MES @ Bakersfield (grades 5 & 6)
  • Jan. 28 Berkshire @ MES (grades 5 & 6)

The LEAPS “SASSY CATS” will be selling jewelry and lip balm at home basketball games to support fundraising for a new out-door basketball hoop. Also a special Thanks to all that save BOXTOPS FOR EDUCATION the school just received a check for $295.20 to help support our students activities. Its amazing how fast they add up!!!

Happy Birthday to: Mike Carpenter, Jeremy Martinson, Don McGowan 1/24, Loretta Heimbecker, Kathie Cota 1/25, Tim Murphy 1/26, Wayne Baker 1/27, Suzanne Bedard, Whitney Nelson, Abbie Levine, Todd Elkins 1/28.

Anniversary wishes to Rocky and Lori Elkins 1/30.

Just for laughs…

Wedding dress for sale, worn once by mistake. Teacher to student, Glenn spell crocodile? Glenn. Krokodile. Teacher… No that is Wrong. Glenn… Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.

Enjoy folks and have a nice week, until next time, L.T.A. J

Lois Lumbra
Lois Corse Lumbra

Lois was born in 1941, growing up in Fletcher, Vermont, where she attended a one-room school for her first 8 years. Lois later married Francis “Sonny” Lumbra in 1959 and raised a happy family.

The two started out in Montgomery on North Hill at the dairy farm where Sonny was born, moving to their home in the village in 1965 where they both live to this day.

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