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VFW Fish Fry this Saturday

Elsberry V.F.W. Post 9064 men and women pride themselves on not  only helping veterans,  but people and causes in the community.  

Since current commander, Dave Robbins, took his post earlier this summer he has tried to paint a positive image for the post.   

This Saturday the Post will hold a fish fry with proceeds being donated to the Central Missouri Honor Flight.  The event will start at noon offering sandwiches and plates until sold out.  

Many veterans from the  area have had the opportunity to travel on the honor flight and expressed it is a once in a lifetime trip.

School supplies are also being collected through the end of September at the Post to help those students who still need items even though the school has begun.  Items can be dropped off any day of the week.

Ecumenical Women’s group to meet Sept. 10

The Ecumenical Women’s Breakfast group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 8:30 am, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Seton Hall, 508 N. Third St. in Louisiana. 

The program will be presented by Sandy Klott of Natural Health Cabin in Curreyville.  Klott will be speaking about naturally building a immune system.

All women of faith are encouraged to attend this gathering of area women who come together for an enjoyable morning of fellowship, good food and an informative program.  There are no dues or commitments for participating in the group, which meets four times each year. 

A $6 donation for the breakfast will be used for local charities or projects voted on by the group that day.  Donations of canned food items and toiletries for the Community Food Pantry are also welcome and appreciated.

Elsberry schools open house set for Sept. 11

The Elsberry R-II School District is inviting everyone in the community to come on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. and see all the remolding and additions that have occurred over the summer months on the school campus. 

School board members and administration will be on hand to show off the newly constructed middle school office and concession stand area, and the remolding of the high school and elementary offices.  

The main focus behind the construction was to make staff and students more secure and safe with the double door entry into the buildings.

12 Step Program starting at New Hope Baptist Church

Celebrate Recovery is coming to the Elsberry Area. 

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, anger, codependency, or addiction of any kind.  According to organizer, Susan Munoz, classes will start on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and every Tuesday there after at New Hope Baptist Church.  The program will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., with 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. being a breakfast and social time.

Munoz said,  “this program is geared toward encompassing the whole person”. 

Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling life.  If you have any questions or need further information contact Munoz at 636-295-0191.

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