Positively Parish News – Week Of Aug. 19, 2012

Mary Lou Miller Guindon
Get well wishes are extended to Bill Alsworth; Ward Beley; Paul Brown; Bob Bryant; Carol Champion; Carl Czysz, Lynda Dawley; David Levi Holst; Eleanor Jacobson; Dean and Shirley LaForce; Ed Maynes; Patrick Mullen; Barbara Pierce; John Piseski; Allen Phillips; Cathy Price; Debbie Shaler; Joan Stoddard and Jean Zender.

My condolences are extended to the family and friends of Barbara “Bobbie” Pierce.

Catherine Price is now a resident at the Loretto Cunningham Nursing Home at 700 East Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, NY  13205 following her recent surgery.

Mr. Walter Rice visited Cathy Price on Sunday morning.

On behalf of The Greater Parish Area Chamber of Commerce, we would like to thank you for your participation in the success of the “Olde Home Day Celebration.”

Thank you again for all that you did.

We will be doing this event again next year (Aug. 10, 2013) and will look forward to your much appreciated involvement in this community project.

David and Evelyn Wright DeGraw wedding
David and Evelyn Wright DeGraw wedding

Fifty years ago on Sept. 1, 1962, Evelyn Wright and Dave DeGraw were married at the First Methodist Church of Parish by Rev. Charles Rudd with a reception following in Constantia.

The wedding party included maid of honor Evelyn Manning Brouse (Newton) and the best man Bill Brouse.

The bridesmaids were Meribeth DeGraw (Dunstone) and Carol Ann Rudat (Horning).

Evelyn’s brother, Jerry Wright, and Dave’s brother, Jack, served as ushers.

Penny Baxter was the flowergirl and Tim Stoddard the ringbearer.

The photo was taken by Anne LaCelle.

Congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary!!

Don and Sandra Price called on their mother, Cathy Price, last Sunday in the afternoon.

Marilou York Everson Weatherstone returned to Parish for a visit with Joyce Vesey, Jeanette Maynes and Mary Lou Guindon on Aug. 17.

Marilou Weatherstone, Joyce Vesey, Jeanette Maynes and Mary Lou Guindon
Marilou Weatherstone, Joyce Vesey, Jeanette Maynes and Mary Lou Guindon

They enjoyed some great laughs, reminiscing over lunch at the Grist Mill Restaurant.

There were nearly 30 years to catch up on.

What good times.

The Parish 50+ club would like to announce that on Sept. 6 the Regional Medical Services, Inc., will offer the fall flu, pneumonia, pertussis vaccine clinic at the New Hope Presbyterian Church, 814 Rider St. beginning at 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Regional will provide an RN to administer the vaccines.

Flu and pneumonia vaccine are covered in total by Medicare and most Medicare Advantage plans.

Excellus also covers these vaccines for those under age 65.

Please bring your insurance cards.

If you would like to join lunch us for lunch at the Senior Dining and Activity Center please call Mary Lou at 625-4617 to make your reservations before Sept. 4.

Please participate; it is important these public service clinics are well attended, without continued support they will disappear.

This year the Mexico and Parish Dining and Activities Centers have combined for the annual candlelight dinner entitled “Let Dance!”

The dinner will be held at the Parish Fire Station, on 25 Union St. in the village of Parish on Sept. 25.

The social hour will begin at 3 p.m.

At 4 p.m. the Town Tappers, a troupe of senior tap dancers will provide dancing entertainment.

A delicious dinner of chicken cordon bleu, baked potato, salad, soup, and dessert will be served at 5 p.m.

This night of entertainment and friendship will conclude with door prizes.

The cost of this great night out is $5 and reservations are required.

Call to make your reservation at 625-4617.

If there is no answer, leave a message and your call will be returned.

Space is limited.

The New Hope Presbyterian Church announces another Parish Community Blood Drive to be held on Sept. 29 at the Parish Fire Station, 16 Union St., beginning at 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

To make an appointment call Mary Lou at 625-4575.

Nnew donors and walk ins are encouraged.

Who in the Parish community or surrounding area or former residents that were married in the former St. Anne’s Catholic Church on Main Street?

Would you have a picture to share?

This is the exciting project… the pictures will be highlighted in a new cafe type setting within the former church within the next few years.

There will be more information forthcoming, but why not start gathering these treasured photos now. Send to contact information below.

To make this column interesting and informative, we need to hear from you, email information to [email protected] or call 625-4575.

1 Comment

  1. Those Miller girls look great and their mom looks more like their sister than the mother of a couple of 50 somethings.

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