News from Montgomery 6/12/16

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By Lois Lumbra — Is this June or October, brrr. But looking back on the weather that I have kept a calendar on for the past few years, usually in June around Dairy Day week we get this cool spell. The wind has been very brisk and cold today and we have used our furnace for the past three days.

6/12, The United Methodist Church had two baptism’s today, Kate Dempsey and Allen Hurlbut were baptized before the Congregation and they also became members of our Church along with Lucille Johnson, Jack and Terry Goss. Following the Church Service we had Pot-Luck in the Fellowship Hall. There was plenty of delicious food and our cake was inscribed “Welcome To Our Church Family.” Congratulations to these Folks!!!

6/7, Betsy Snider invited the ladies of the Green Mountain Ruby Reds to come to her home and have their annual pot-luck birthday party. There were 14 ladies in attendance, each bringing food to share. Betsy made the beautiful home-made birthday cake. After eating and chatting we played our favorite game and went home around 3 p.m. Everyone had a wonderful fun-filled afternoon. We enjoyed each others stories, and one really cute story from a grandmothers little 3 year old granddaughter. She asked her Grammie, “Why do bears wear socks?” Grammie said, “ I don’t know, Why”….Because they are bare-foot. We eat well, laugh a lot and enjoy each other’s company. Thanks so much to Betsy for having us all come and have a good time!!! Diane Bocian had filled a purple bucket with goodies for our door prize and the lucky winner was Nancy Bessette. Sandy Cota gave many of her Mother’s (Evelyn Hart) Red Hat items to us and I took them to share with the ladies.

6/5, A special Thanks to all that came and gave blood it was a successful drive collecting 30 usable pints of blood. The next blood drive is scheduled for August 7, will be at St. Isidore’s Parish Hall, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thanks Joan Grossman for all that you do and all the other volunteers that work on this event. Thanks to ALL!!!

The Montgomery Town Association (MTA) has changed the month’s meeting which was scheduled for June 8th was postponed and will be held on Wednesday, June 22 at 5:00p.m. at the Old Baptist Church. Open meeting, all are welcome.

6/19. A message for your Dad.

Now that I’m grown up, I have a better idea of everything you did for me. You worked hard to make sure I was happy and healthy and had what I really needed. I don’t think I can Thank-You enough for all you’ve done for me and today on this Father’s Day; please know how truly grateful and appreciative I have always been today and always. I Love You Dad.. Happy Father’s Day!!! Be Thankful to all that still have their Dad, to tell him how proud you are to have him..and that you Love him. (I wish I still had my Dad)

7/4, Montgomery will have its annual 4th of July parade, everyone meet at St. Isidore’s Parish Hall at 11:30 a.m. as the Parade begins at 12-noon. Join us immediately following the parade at the Rec. Center for the delicious “FIRE AND RESCUE. ..Chicken Bar-B-Que” This is a Family fun day at the Rec. Center, there will be games for the children, ice cream, live music by “Hombeam,” from 1-4 p.m. Parade entries welcome, for more info contact Peg Doheny at 933-8561.

Happy Birthday to: Lindsay Snider, Brenda Cardinal 6/20; Linda Carpenter, 6/21; Lila Elkins, Billy Baker Sr. 6/23; Sonny Lumbra (80th), Judy Sorrell, Lisa Greco, Rick Ross. Henrik Bennett 6/24; Natalie Royer, Abigail Paradis, Dylan Baker 6/25.

Anniversary wishes to; Tim and Sam Murphy; Morgan and Beth Crane-Daybell 6/21; Frank and Karen Lumbra celebrating their 10th 6/24; Randy and Stacey St.onge, Mike and Linda Carpenter, Bobby and Patty Anderson, and Eric and Bethany Remmers 6/25.

Sign at Gynecologist’s office… Dr. Jones at your cervix.

Suppose to be warming up by the time you get this weeks Courier.

Have a nice week Folks.


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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