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On Thursday, May 20, the Woodlawn Community Center opened it’s doors at 10:30 a.m.

Friends and neighbors that attended were: Dorothy Williams, Dorothy Henry, Cecelia Anderson, Doyle Anderson, Andy Childress, Janet Ray, Birtha Larkin, Mary Thate, Roy Kittell, Sue Grady, George Wilson, Rebecca Wilson, Dallas Swayne, Sue Swayne, Pat Gibbs, Jade Gibbs, Myra Beard, Haylee Beard, Danny Gibbs, Martha Waller, James Turner, Shirley Jackson, Tressie Bryant, Anita Weathers, Martha Hicks, Jackie Maxwell, Cricket Findley, Amanda Cartwright, Alexa Cartwright and Kathy Ball.

Cecelia Anderson invited everyone to join her in saying the Pledge of Allegiance.

With Anita Weathers at the piano, everyone enjoyed singing “God Bless America.”

Bruce Ray gave the opening prayer, praying for friends and neighbors who are sick and unable to attend.

It was great to have George Wilson and his wife Rebecca back and feeling some better.

Sue Swayne greeted everyone and read a poem entitled “Sisters.” Janet Ray sang “My God is Real.”

It was a pleasant surprise to have Danny Gibbs and James Turner as the song leaders for the day.

Jade Gibbs, “Miss Cabot,” A talented singer, sang “I’ll be fine,” “In a small town,” “This is my Temporary Call,” “American Honey,” “Blown Away,” “When I’m on my knees,” and “God Bless the U.S.A.” We wish her good luck and would love for her to come visit the Center again.

George Wilson blessed the food for potluck. Everyone enjoyed their dinner and fellowship.

George also reminded everyone that there will be no “Fifth Sunday singing” this month.

On Thursday, May 27, Kern Kennedy, B.J. Greenwood, Bobbie, Reed, and Earl (Pop) Burgess will entertain everyone with their music. “Oldies but Goodies”best describes their music. Kern is famous for his keyboard and playing with the “Pacers.”

The Woodlawn Community Center provides educational, social and recreational events at 10070 Highway 31 North. Come early for a cup of coffee and bring a dish for potluck.

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