Village Yard Sales
This year’s Grantfork Village Yard Sales are planned for Thursday, June 25, from 3 to 8 p.m.; Friday, June 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, June 27 from 8 a.m. to noon. If enough people are interested, maps may be drawn. Contact Wendy at 675-3472 to register your yard sale and to be placed on the map. This will help to determine how many yard sales there will be for advertising.
St. Gertrude Church
Open house to honor Father Pat Jakel
An open house will be held honoring Father Pat Jakel’s 30th Jubilee before he takes up his new calling as pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland.
A celebration will be held at St. Jerome in Troy on Saturday, June 27 from 5 to 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, June 28 from 8:15 to 10:45 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. Finger sandwiches, cake, cookies, brownies and cupcakes with coffee, tea and lemonade will be provided by parishioners of St. Elizabeth, St. James, St. Gertrude and St. Jerome parishes.
St. Gertrude served 1,161 chicken dinners at its annual chicken dinner June 7.
Raffle winners were: quilt, Bob Maurer; $200 winners, Norb Thole, Tina Luitjohan and Alison Korsmeyer; $100 winners: Brooke Maurer, Vernon Otto and Anne Spitz and the $50 winners were: Phyllis Homa and Harold Schwartz.
Thank you to all who attended and to those that worked so hard to make this event a big success.
Consolidation of offices
Vera Durbin’s office will now be located at 104 Wayland Ave. in Troy, instead of at St. Elizabeth in Marine. Durbin’s e-mail and phone number will stay the same.
United For Others will be holding a fundraiser for Kindercottage on Monday, June 15 at Mazzio’s in Highland. Buy a pizza from 5 to 9 p.m. and help them with their project.
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