Positively Parish News – Week of July 30

Submitted by Mary Lou Miller Guindon
Get well wishes are extended to Ward Beley; Paul Brown; Bob Bryant; Carol Champion; Carl Czysz, Lynda Dawley; Elsie Farrell, Lillian Harter; David Levi Holst; Eleanor Jacobson; Dean and Shirley LaForce; Curt Maynes; Barbara Pierce; John Piseski; Allen Phillips; Debbie Shaler; Joan Stoddard and Jean Zender.

My condolences are extended to the family and friends of Stanley Thomas.

Vehjric and Vanessa Dupree grandchildren of Jan Morse, spent the day together.

They went to the movies to see “Ice Age – Continental Drift” and then to McDonald’s for lunch.

Then they returned back to grandma’s to play some games.

Parish Town Historical Society Raffle

Russ Leach another of Parish’s talented craftsmen, is this year’s selection for the annual raffle.

Mr. Leach has generously donated a beautiful, old fashioned jelly cupboard.

It’s drawer inlay is from the renovation of the Stelmashuck barn, Russ tin punched the front panels himself.

It really is an elegant piece of furniture that would add its beauty to any home.

The Historical Society wishes to thank Mr. Leach for his generous donation.

Raffle tickets are available from any member of the Historical Society or by calling Evelyn at 625-7262.

Drawing will be held at Parish Olde Home Day, Saturday, August 11.

The Parish Olde Home Day will take place on August 11.

Here is a list of the projected vendors/entertainers:

Sheila Nitsky with plants; Florence Gardner chair caning and keyboard; Methodist Church – Parish’s famous homemade ice cream and silent auction; Jack and Helen Degraw with wood products and antique tractor; New Hope Presbyterian Church; Miss Tia’s Essence of Dance Studio; Barb and Rich Horning; Cheri Stooks/Bridget Genant: Hives of Howard; Amish veggies; SAF – Meridith Needam; Parish Town Historical Society; Sharon Robbins/Nancy Bookheimer; Parish Town and Village Booth; Ontario String Band; Phyllis Dayger; Mary and Doug Houghton; Focus on Parish Photo Contest; a BlackSmith; Clover the Cow; Friends of Parish Parks; Art by Kay Perham; Chris and Sylvia Horning; Tricia Snyder – animals; Janet Clerkin – Oswego County Tourism; Russ and Patty Leach –Tin Punching and Wooden Crafts; Martha Metott; Tracy Kinne – book promotion; and the Greater Parish Area Chamber of Commerce.

If interested in being a vendor or presenter contact Nancy Bookheimer at 447-1211 or email [email protected]

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.

Blessings and Peace be with you.