Hello, it’s time to share the news of Upper Adams as summer is almost here, probably with hot/humid weather and some rains/thunderstorms. Now is a good time to drink lots of liquids and use extra caution to keep on the go. As we say “What a difference a day/week can make-healthwise, weather wise and otherwise, despite the ups and downs in this busy world. Remember the blessings we share and to give Thanks to GOD and enjoy what we can, Have a nice week, and please keep in touch with this friendly weekly column in Friday Gettysburg Times that we love to bring you hopefully to continue!

*To share your news, just call 717-677-7554 or send to Box 94, Bendersville.

*Birthday wishes go to: Sue Cook, Bendersville and Judy Showers, Gardners June 15; Gene Motter, Gettysburg June 16; Donna W. Taylor, Biglerville June 17; Mary McKinney, Bendersville June 18, and to Lynda Beamer, Biglerville and Gene McDannel, Orrtanna, June 21. Enjoy for more.

*Happy Anniversary and Congratulations to these wonderful couples:

*Joe and Cathy Yeck, Gettysburg (45) on June 15; Ivan and Judy Bretzman, Mt. Holly (59) June 22; Dave and Tracey Cook, East Berlin June 13; John and Rhonda Slaybaugh on June 15; Greg and Chris Bretzman, Mt. Holly (35) June 16; Tom and Nancy Cline, Biglerville (59), along with Mr. and Ms. Phil Wagner, Biglerville (63) on June 18; Eugene and Maysie McGlaughlin, Biglerville (65) on June 19. Way to go — keep going for more.

**It means so much to keep in touch- A Card Shower would be greatly appreciated for Bruce and Bev Slonaker, 153 N. Main Street, Biglerville for their “Big 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 15, 2019. GOD Bless You!”

*Congratulations to Gettysburg author Traci Lower (formerly of Upper Adams) who writes under the pen name Jessica James. She was honored with third John Esten Cooke Award for Fiction which came with $1,000 prize and previously received other awards. Many of us know Traci (who many years ago helped me at the Gettysburg Times). Good luck, Traci, as a finalist in 2019 Indie Excellence Awards. She will be honored at American Library Association Conference Washington, D.C. end of June. Way to go, Traci!

Moving right along, mark calendar for some of these upcoming events of:

*Today, June 14 is Flag Day — Fly the beautiful American Flag with pride.

*Today, THANKS and Congratulations to Camero Drive-in, Aspers on its 6th Anniversary in Upper Adams and for sharing treats. Stop by-say “Hello,” and enjoy soft ice cream treats, sandwiches and a lot more with these friendly folks. They will be glad to see and treat You! For more information, 717-677-0567.

*Tonight, journey to Biglerville American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary Post 262 for the Honorable Annual Flag Retirement at Legion Woods in Observance of Flag Day. Many Thanks to our own Apple Core Band, directed by Donna Kime, American Legion 262 and Ladies Auxiliary Unit 262, Biglerville, Allied Veterans of Adams County and Biglerville Hose & Truck Co. No. 1, and all patrons and participants for this wonderful program. Enjoy refreshments, fellowship. We could not do it without your help/support.

*Sunday is “Father’s Day,” bring family and friends for a delicious Breakfast Buffet (all you can eat) by Bendersville Community Fire Co. starting at 8 a.m. and attend church services of your choice and check other specials in Gettysburg Times.

*Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc., Biglerville welcomes all on June 16-17, to make a gift for Father’s Day and check out the other special upcoming events. Please call Hollabaugh’s Rita at 717-677-8412 for more details .

*Just a reminder: June 16 thru July 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. begins 26th Annual Biglerville Oakside Community Park Summer Bluegrass Gospel Concerts features “Chapter VII Gospel Quartet,” rain or shine, at beautiful Oakside Community Park, Biglerville — please bring lawn chairs, if rain at Centenary UM Church. Keep in touch with Gettysburg Times for future music. Concerts sponsored by Churches of Upper Adams County with free will offering.

*Wednesday , June 19, noon — Classmates of Biglerville High School 1955 will meet for lunch and memories at Friendly Restaurant, Gettysburg.

*It’s back by popular demand on June 21, 7 p.m. is “Old Tyme Cash Bingo”, sponsored by American Legion & Ladies Auxiliary Unit 262 at “Woods Pavilion”, doors open 5:30 p.m. food for sale. Bring dabbers, BYOB. For more information, call Erma at 717-586-1808 or Krista 717-677-9910 and have fun!

*Time to take a well earned break. This is it for this week. Stay tuned.

*Thought of the week: Let’s brighten tomorrow with sunshine, good health, friendship for happiness, live for today, and pray for tomorrow!

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