Big thanks are extended to the First Christian Church members who sang so many beautiful songs on Dec. 23 at the John Day Senior Center.

Thelma Temple and Walt Hall greeted the diners, then Walt led the flag salute and Pastor Duane Cheadle asked the blessing.

Edna Rettie received the certificate from Len's Drug; Eulala Herbert, John Day Pharmacy.

Dec. 18 bingo callers were Paul Smith and Carolyn Caldwell. Isa Macdonald and Mary Hooper each won consolations of $50 for the blackouts.

Winter solstice was observed Dec. 21 and daylight will now be one minute longer each day.

Happy New Year to all!

Taco salad is on the menu for Monday, Jan. 6, and Salisbury steak on Thursday, Jan. 9.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

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