Danville Express

Living - December 7, 2007

Of note

Downtown field trip

Green Valley Elementary School's third-grade classes taught by Katie Robinson and Colleen Cassettari enjoyed a walking tour of downtown recently, and they were joined by Mayor Mike Shimansky. He showed them where Town Council meetings are held and even let them try out the council members' seats.

Having fun with 'Birdie'

Youths from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Old Orchard Drive in Danville sang and danced for three nights last month presenting the musical, "Bye Bye Birdie." In the show, it is 1958, and rock-and-roll heartthrob Conrad Birdie has just been drafted into the Army. The trouble begins when his agent plans a farewell party in which Conrad will give "One Last Kiss" to a lucky fan on the Ed Sullivan show. The show was pure fun from start to finish.

The musical was enthusiastically received by the audiences and the auditorium was filled each night. Admission was free but the church sponsored donations for the Wheelchair Foundation and received $3,300.

Twins moms choose leaders

Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club announced the results of its recent election for its executive committee as follows:

President - Srilatha Gollapalli

Vice President - Theresa Waschua

Vice President of Programs - Ruth Wiley

Treasurer - Lori Burfield

Assistant Treasurer - Susan Hobbs

Recording Secretary - Julie Corbett

Corresponding Secretary - Deb Hart-Hugill

Twin Valley Mothers of Twins Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Dublin to provide support, information and friendship for Mothers of Multiples (Mom's). A roundtable discussion on issues from pregnancy forward is open to new and prospective members, in a Q&A forum, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dads and partners are encouraged to attend, and babies up to 8 months and guests are welcome. The general meetings begin at 7:30 p.m., and newborns and breastfeeding babies may attend.

For more information visit www.tvmotc.com or call 948-0004.

Cub coffee for the troops

The Cub Scouts from Pack 804, St. Isidore's School, recently held their annual Coffee Sales Fundraiser. The boys sold more than 500 pounds of coffee, and 235 pounds is being donated to the troops overseas. The Scouts worked with the Blue Star Moms to pack the boxes and ship them Nov. 30 to reach the troops for Christmas.


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