Positively Parish News – Week of 01/04/2013

My condolences are extended to the family and friends of Constance Spaulsbury Barker, class of 1952, James Simmons Lyons, William M. Burns, Irene Rositer Waterman Smith, Jessica K. Perry, class of 2010, Michael J. Britton, class of 1978.

Former Parish residents, Ed and Rosemary Goetz and Carl and Jean Wood recently had lunch in Murrells Inlet, SC.

From left are: Carl and Jean Wood, Rose and Ed Goetz
From left are: Carl and Jean Wood, Rose and Ed Goetz

Carl and Jean spent the holidays with their daughters Marilyn and Joan, who live in Murrells Inlet.

Ed and Rosemary were staying in Myrtle Beach for a few weeks.

Have you seen Kevin Thomson in town?

It has been said that he has been to Parish several times while visiting in New York.

Parish Author Kolleen Lucariello – Book Signing at Parish Public Library

Kolleen Lucariello, author of her debut book of devotional writings “The ABC’s of Who God Says I am” will be holding a book signing at the Parish Public Library, located at 3 Church St. in Parish on January 26 from 1 – 2:30 p.m.

About the Author:

It is with great apprehension and excitement that Kolleen answered the call to be an author.

Her hunger and love for the Word of God developed into a series of devotional writings.

Her greatest desire is to stir the reader to that same hunger for God and His Word.

Kolleen Lucariello
Kolleen Lucariello

Kolleen has been a student of the Bible for more than 15 years.

She served within her church in several capacities including youth, children and women’s ministry.

She was a very active volunteer for the APW school district, as a former PTA president and Sports Booster Club member, while her children were in school.

Originally from Western New York, Kolleen lives here in Parish with her husband, Pat.

With God and family as her focus, she and Pat have raised three children.

They now have the added joy of their first grandson.

Additional information about Kolleen can be reached through her website, speakkolleen.com

The popular Zumba classes held on Mondays at 6:15 p.m. at the New Hope Presbyterian Church will resume on Jan. 7.

Stop in and check out these great, get in shape while having fun $4 classes with the energized Tammy Sharkey.

The annual Parish Community Blood Drive in honor of Rayel and Kaylee Sabine will be hosted by the New Hope Presbyterian Church on January 26 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Parish Fire Station, 16 Union St.

Keeping the twins alive in our memories as their birthdays, Feb. 2, approaches, give a pint, besides that good feeling of helping others you will receive a coupon for a pound of Dunkin’ Donut coffee!

Call 289-2391 to make you appointment.

The Parish Relay for Life’s first committee meeting will be held on January 14 at 6 p.m. at the Grist Mill Restaurant and the Kickoff will be held on March 9 from 8 -11 a.m. at the Church of the Nazarene in Parish.

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