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CEDAR MOUNTAIN NEWS FOR THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2024

THE CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER HAS A FACEBOOK PAGE‽ CHECK IT OUT.

 

CEDAR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CENTER COOK-OFF

The Cedar Mountain Crock Pot cook-off will be on Saturday, February 3rd, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM.  Anything that can be cooked in a crock pot is eligible, e.g., stew, soup, chili, desserts, etc.  Crock pots need to be on the table and ready to go by 5:15 PM.  You don't need to sign up - just show up with your crock pot full of goodness by 5:15 pm.

 

Contact Ellen Meyer, at (239) 851-2767 ellenfmeyer@gmail.com if you have questions.  Good luck and good cooking off on Feb 3.  There will be nice prizes for the winners.  A donation of $5.00 per person is appreciated..

 

FIRESIDE CHATS

Need something to do on a cold rainy or snowy day or maybe you’re just bored? The Cedar Mountain Community Center is having Fireside Chats every month continuing through the winter. Watch for more information on coming speakers.

 

On Wednesday, February 14, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm Bart Renner, of Transylvania County Cooperative Extension, will be giving a presentation regarding native plants and wildlife.   Mark your calendar and plan to attend. 

 

BLOOD DRIVE 2/17/24

Our next blood drive will be February 17 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Cedar Mountain Fire Rescue Department at Cascade Lake and Greenville Hwy.  Come give the gift of life.  Please sign up now with the Red Cross at https://www.redcrossblood.org/.  We had a great turnout last time.  Let’s do it again.

 

CEDAR MOUNTAIN FIRE RESCUE FUNDRAISERS

The auxiliary has plans for Bingo on February 23rd, a pancake breakfast on March 16th, and a BBQ fundraiser on May 25th.  You don’t want to miss these so mark your calendar now.  Everyone is invited.  Details will follow in the coming weeks.

 

AROUND THE HOUSE by Linda Packer Young

Not much going on around the house this week.  We are both trying to recover from belligerent colds.  Good thing we have a good stock of nose tissues.  The highlight of the week was a trip to the See Off collection center on Monday.  I couldn’t let it collect any longer.  It was 3:45 pm and all I had was a $20 bill.  It was the only bill I had, and he couldn’t make change.  Sooo I said how many tickets do I get for $20?  I have now had plenty of tickets, but he was then able to give me change.  There was no way I was taking garbage back home again if there was a way.  Whew.

 

Before the pandemic, I hadn’t had a cold or flu since before leaving Illinois in 1995.  Things have changed.  Advanced middle-age doesn’t help either.  Ha!

 

Note: All news must be sent to cedarmountainnews@gmail.com.  Photos need to be high resolution to ensure printability. The deadline for the CM News is Monday evening or early Tuesday morning unless notified.  Your news is most welcome.

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