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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 29, 2014
AREA COMMUNITY NEWS

Birmingham

Jun 17, 2014

BIRMINGHAM

The Over 50 and Fabulous Red Hat Ladies met for lunch June 10 at Mike & Nikki’s Burger and Steakhouse in Fairfield.

Twenty-two were present. “Happy Birthday” was sung for those with June birthdays. Betty Countryman won the door prize. The hostesses were Connie Estel and Carolyn Edwards.

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The Lions club will meet for a carry-in supper at 7 p.m. Monday at the Birmingham Lions Building.

Officers will be installed.

The June committee is Carroll Unkrich and Gene Stine.

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At a recent library meeting, it was decided the current officers would continue for this year. Micelle Mitchel is president. Doris Ramsey is treasurer, and Kathy Shelangoski is secretary.

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The Birmingham Homecoming was held the weekend of June 7.

The tenderloin supper the night of June 6 drew a good crowd.

Dean and Sandy Bass were grand marshals and rode in a horse-drawn carriage during the parade June 7. The parade had many entries, but the rain came just as it started.

Most events were canceled.

In the prince and princess little stars contest for 2-4 year-old children, Bryan Meixner and Rory Philips were named prince and princess.

In the prince and princess contest for 4-8 year-old children, Jerrod Griffin and Leyden Dressback were named prince and princess.

Winners of the kids’ drawings were: Caleb Rankin, a bicycle; Abyn Garner, four tickets to Blank Park Zoo; and Rose Rankin, four tickets to a Cubs ball game.

Winners of jackpot bingo were: Austin Griffin, Burlington Bees tickets; and Benton Jones, Iowa Cubs tickets.

Winners of the baking contest were: cakes, first place, Arlene Lyon and second place, Diana Smith; pie, first place, Sherri Weatherall and second place, Janet Meek; quick bread, first place, JoAnn Denniston, and second place, Janet Meek; cookies, first place, Heather Kennedy and second place Diana Smith; bread, first place Michelle Burgmeier and second place Heather Kennedy; and children’s contest winner, Jillian McIntire.

Prizes were given to the baking contest winners. The entries were auctioned.

The car show did not have many entries due to the rain. No judging was done, and organizer Kelly Spees gave each participant first place.

— Arlene Lyon, Ledger correspondent

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