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Winners announced for St. John’s church raffle

August 31, 2011
By Deborah J. Donaldson , Adirondack Daily Enterprise

St. John in the Wilderness church recently held its annual raffle. The following are the winners for each prize: First place prize of a 10-foot red Emotion kayak went to Leigh Heyscue of Holland Patent; second place's Adirondack quilt went to Dick Sawyer of Saranac Lake; the third-place set of Adirondack lamps went to Martha Mitchell of Lake Clear; the fourth-place cutting board went to Holly Kneeshaw of Saranac Lake. Congratulations to all the winners of these lovely prizes.

The members of St. John in the Wilderness church parish would like to thank everyone who helped sell tickets to make this raffle such a huge success for the church. A special thank-you to everyone who purchased a ticket.

Stay tuned for dates of upcoming dinners to be held at St. John in the Wilderness church hall in October.

There will be a card party at St. John in the Wilderness church hall at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18. Join your neighbors and friends in an afternoon of fun card playing.


The bookmobile will be at the Lake Clear post office parking lot 11 to 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. Stop and pick up some great reading material.


George "Chip" and Cathy Button are the proud owners of a 1914 Model "T" Depot Hack, which has won them many prizes. The latest one was an invitation to go to City Hall Plaza in Boston on Oct. 1. There they will be part of the Cruisin' New England magazine car show.

But in order to get there, Chip needs to rent a trailer to get the "T" to Boston. So we are looking for donations to help the cause. Either give them to Chip or Cathy, or mail checks made out to Chip Button or cash to P.O. Box 277, Lake Clear, NY 12945. Your generous donations will be much appreciated.

Chip and Cathy Button take the "T" to Curtis Lumber, where the Tri-Lakes Cruize Club car show is every Tuesday starting at 6:30 p.m. So if you would like to get a first-hand look at this remarkable car, stop by. There are usually vintage, classic, custom cars there for show. The drivers are very interesting to talk to. This past Tuesday there were around 35 cars available to look at.

Chip gave me a couple of dates for upcoming car shows. The Olympic Car Show held on the Olympic Oval to benefit the Lake Placid Ski Club will be Sunday, Sept. 4. There will be a parade through town before. Starting at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5, the first annual car show will be held at Holy Name School in AuSable Forks. There will be a parade before, starting at 10 a.m.


The Lake Clear seniors recently went to the VIC for their annual picnic. There were about 20 people there to enjoy the delicious food.

Now if the Lake Clear seniors care to, along with everyone else, they are invited into the Saranac Lake Adult Center for the next everning meal. It will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21. The meal will be chicken and biscuit, mashed potatoes with gravy, broccoli, a salad bar and lemon meringue pie. Please call 891-2980 to make reservations.


The Methodist church in Saranac Lake will be holding their fall rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 29 and 30 and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday Oct. 1.

Items maybe dropped off any morning until Sept. 26. All clothing must be in good condition: no rips, tears or stains. All other items must be in good working order. For more information, call Charlotte Hall at 891-2129 or Deborah J. Donaldson at 891-4199.


Paul Smiths

The St. Paul's-Assumption-Town of Brighton Food Pantry will be open 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1. There will be food, gently used household and clothing items available. Call Barbara Marshall 327-3297 for more information.

There is a box available to collect returnable cans and bottles which will benefit the food pantry. All money raised goes there. Please, no garbage in these boxes.


The Brighton Senior Citizen Club, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, will be going to the Downhill Grill in Saranac Lake. They all said thanks to the village for reopening the Sears parking lot. Please call Pat Willis at 327-3433 to make reservations.



Aug. 12 - Belated to Polly Ohman

Aug. 31 - Sharon Hosler, 17-year-old Ken Holmes, Alan Roberts

Sept. 1 - Erin Kilroy

Sept. 2?- Barbara Darrah, John McLean

Sept. 45 - Harold Blanchard, Neil Harvey

Sept. 5 - Lois Burl

Sept. 6?- 84-years-young Bentley Darling

Sept. 9?- Jessica Law

Sept. 10 - Anna Kelting

Sept. 12 - Carolyn Moody



Sept. 4 - 12 years for John and Jill Brockway

Sept. 5 - 56 years of togetherness for Lloyd and Lu LaBrake

Sept 8 - 60 years together for Dick and Carolyn Trudeau

Sept. 11- seven years for Corey and Kimberly Taylor



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