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On Thursday, Jan. 24, the Woodlawn Community Center opened their door at 10:30 a.m.

Friends and neighbors that attended were: Cecelia Anderon, Dorothy Williams, Dorothy Henry, Mary Thate, Birtha Larkin, Cricket Findley, Alice King, Martha Hicks, Anita Weathers, George Wilson, Andy Childress, Roy Kittell, Ruby Kittell, Ellen Bryant, Bro. Raymond Davis, Glenes Davis, Jackie Maxwell, Ethel Martin, and Sue Grady,

George Wilson opened the program by having everyone recite the “Pledge of Allegiance.” With Anita Weathers at the piano, everyone enjoyed singing “God Bless America.” Bro. Raymond Davis gave the opening prayer.

Special songs were played and sang by Ethel Martin, Bro. and Mrs. Davis, and George Wilson. After group singing the final song was “Amazing Grace,”

Bro. Raymond Davis, pastor from the Missionary Baptist Church of Oak Grove, presented an uplifting sermon, about Jesus being the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. It was taken from the book of Hebrews, Chapter 12.

Bro. Davis was asked to give the closing prayer and to bless the food. Everyone enjoyed a great dinner and fellowship.

Next Thursday, Jan. 31, Pastor J.C. Willis will be our inspirational speaker.

On Saturday Feb. 16 beginning at 4:30 p.m. the Woodlawn Community Center will have a “Cornbread, bean and fried potato supper.” Prices are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10 years old. This is a fundraiser event, sponsored by the “Woodlawn E.H.C.” The Woodlawn Community Center Seniors will furnish desserts.

Everyone is invited to attend the Woodlawn Community Center’s special events at Arkansas Highway 31 north.

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