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CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY 6-22-23

BBQ DRUNKEN CHICKEN DINNER SUNDAY JULY 2ND

A benefit Drunken BBQ chicken dinner with baked potatoes, roasted corn, salad and dessert will be served at the Cedar Mountain Canteen. Fire Chief (Chef) David Summey will be manning the BBQ and tending to the chicken. The dinner with ¼ chicken and fixins’ will be $17 for adults and $6.00 for youngsters. Whole BBQ chickens will be available for pickup from at 12:30 – 1pm. Tickets will be available on line. Proceeds will benefit the fire department. More details next week.


THE SHERWOOD FOREST MEN’S GOLF LEAGUE

The league kicks off its summer season on Wednesday, June 28th at 9:30am. We welcome men of all capabilities who enjoy the game of golf. We play Wednesday mornings. If you would like to have some fun, as well as meet some new golf buddies, come join us on June 28th. Sherwood Forest Golf Club is a par 3, 18 hole golf course located off Hwy 276. Please contact Tim Johnston at tcj956@gmail with questions. Hope we see some new faces on the 28th!


FAITH MEMORIAL CHAPEL

This Sunday, Faith Memorial Chapel welcomes The Rev. Dr. Keith Thompson. Keith is a Senior Pastor of Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church. Celeste Carmel and Marty Ray will provide selections of music.


CHRISTINE’S CORNER by Christine Pace

LASTING FRIENDSHIPS After 14 years gone my good friend, Lynne Baldwin, returned to Brevard for her niece’s wedding in Hendersonville. After the wedding Lynne spent 3 lovely days with me; my pups felt she came to visit them though! Lynne has lived in Illinois then California until last year when she moved to Florida, where she now resides. That’s a lot closer.

We spent the 2nd day here visiting the French Broad Weaver’s workhouse on Williamson Creek Road where they meet every Tuesday. Lynne used to be a member of that group! This same day we visited several shops in downtown Brevard where Lynne ran into an even longer friend, quite by surprise; pictured above are Lynne on the left, with her friend-from-the-past, Kay. (pic)

While here, Lynne was fondly remembered by several folks she hadn’t seen in 14 years, which was fun & up-lifting. She hopes to return soon for a longer visit. Me too! JUNE CELEBRATIONS:

BIRTHDAYS - Marshall Duke June 11th, Evie Rackley June 14th. Doug Pace on the 22nd and both Lenoir Bishop & Billy Carden share the same birthday on June 23rd.

ANNIVERSARIES - Bobby & Lucy Jones’ anniversary is June 5th. Allen & Nancy Cadora celebrated 64 years together June 11th.

WHAT’S YOURS? I have a long list of July celebrations so far, and would love to add yours to it. Please send your July dates to me for publication next month. If I missed your June birthday or anniversary I’ll be happy to mention it in next week’s column if you email it to me at: chris_p_artist@yahoo.com, or call (828)885-2103.


VBS AT ROCKY HILL will be held Sunday, July 16 through Tuesday, July 18 from 6:30pm 8:30pm with a slip and slide and hotdog supper on the 16th at 5 pm.


SHERWOOD FOREST FRIENDS 2023 SUMMER SERIES

These programs start at 7 p.m. in the Robin Hood Barn. Wine, water, and raffle tickets to benefit the Greg Allikas Scholarship Fund will be available for donation beginning at 6:30 p.m. Free admission!


Please note the following upcoming programs at the Robin Hood Barn at Sherwood Forest.


AUGUST 12

THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

CRAFTING NOVELS USING LOCAL HISTORY AND FOLKLORE

Meet Sharyn McCrumb, an award-winning writer beloved for her Appalachian Ballad novels, set in the North Carolina/Tennessee Mountains. She compares her best-sellers to Appalachian quilts, “brightly colored scraps of legends, ballads, fragments of rural life and local tragedy, pieced together into a complex whole that tells not only a story, but also a deeper truth about the culture of the mountain South.”


AUGUST 19

SUMMER CAMPS IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA

Since the early 1900s, local camps and the arrival of the camp season draw many families to this area, home to the largest concentration of summer camps in the United States. Discover the traditions, innovations, and impact spawned by summer camp with journalist Missy Schenck, who runs a camp with her family and is also President of Historic Flat Rock.

AUGUST 26

REMEMBERING THE GREAT FLOOD OF 1916

Award-winning filmmaker and executive director of The Center for Cultural Preservation David Weintraub will screen his film Come Hell or High Water, Remembering the Flood Of 1916 and share stories born of Western North Carolinas worst natural disaster.


www.SherwoodForestFriends.org


RENT THE CENTER

Looking for a place to hold a community event? Contact us to schedule your event or meeting.

Call Caroline Chambers today at 828-290-9662. The Cedar Mountain Community Center hosts a variety of events for residents and visitors throughout the year. From monthly summer potluck dinners to cooking classes and special events, The Center is a great place to get to know and be a part of, the Cedar Mountain Community. Feel free to stop by and join the community for food, fun, and various events.


AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young

I was getting ready to finish up the news at 5:38pm Tuesday night when the power went out. Estimated time for power on was 10:15 pm. We were lucky to have the motor home to retreat to but no internet. I could write but not send the news. Fortunately we had two single serving pizzas in the freezer and fixed one for our supper in the toaster oven. We watched TV until after the projected return of power and I went for a nap. The power came on at 12:38 am and it’s now way after 2pm. Yawn.


POST NOTE:

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Please send all photos and/or news and announcements to cedarmountainnews@gmail.com. Photos need to be close to 900 kb or better for publication in the news. The deadline for submissions is Monday night or early Tuesday.”

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