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On Thursday, Aug. 21, the Woodlawn Community Center opened its’ doors at 10 a.m. for its’ weekly community events.

Those attending to enjoy Kern Kennedy and the “Camp Ground Express,” were: Barbara Burk, Rebecca Rios, Camille Bennett, Kathy Ball, Martha Hicks, Ellen Bryant, Jackie Maxwell, Janet Ray, Ruby Kittell, Roy Kittell, Rebecca Wilson, George Wilson, Andy Childress, Birtha Larkin, Mary Thate, Joann Gotherman, Kern Kennedy, Earl(Pop)Burgess, Luke Irvin, R.J. Greenwood, Sue Grady, Sue Swayne, Cecelia Anderson, Doyle Anderson, Dorothy Henry and Dorothy Williams.

President Cecelia Anderson opened the program, leading the attendees in reciting “The Pledge of Allegiance.” After the attendees sang “God Bless America,” Ruby Kittell gave the invocation, thanking God for our many blessings, and remembering Alice King, Shirley Jackson, George Wilson, Alice Mathis and Ruby Kittell’s Granddaughter, who are sick and need our prayers.

After “Amazing Grace” was sang, the Community Center enjoyed the day with Kern Kennedy and “The Camp Ground Express Band.” Members of the band were: Kern Kennedy, Earl (Pop) Burgess, Luke Irvin and R.J.Greenwood.

“Oldies but Goodies” best describes their music. Some of their songs and music included: Blue Berry Hill, Little Spanish Eyes, Little Darlin’, Hill Billy Rock, Waltz Around Texas, Beer Barrel Polka, The last Dance, and You always Hurt the One you Love and Tulsa.

Luke Irvin gave the closing prayer, and blessed the food. Everyone enjoyed their dinner.

On Thursday, Aug 28, Fred Staley and Lisa Thomas will be our talented guest. They will present a great program at 10070 Arkansas Highway 31 north. Come early for a cup of coffee, and bring a dish for potluck.

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