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Don't Forget The Prom

Lyle News for March 31

By the

Lyle Newscasters

Mildred Lykens, 365-0060

lykensme@embarqmail.com

Barbara Sexton, 365-5374

madison@gorge.net

http://lyle-wa.blogspot.com/

Just a reminder about the "Senior Citizen Prom" on Friday April 1 from 4 to 6 p.m., with live music by Buck Smith, Floyd Ferrel, and Tex Stephenson.

The tickets are free, so shine up your dancing shoes...or your toe-tapping-shoes and come to the Lyle Lion's Club and enjoy a step back in time. There will also be snacks served.

Study Circle will meet again Saturday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Lyle Activity Center, after the Lion's Club Breakfast. The group is currently reading the "Shadow Tribe" by Andrew Fisher who will be one of the speakers at the Cultural Exchange in May.

Gorge Heritage Museum in Bingen is holding a class on "quilting as you go," on April 16, at the museum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You will come home with a completed quilt square you can use for a pillow or table runner. The cost is $25 and everything except the sewing machine (you bring your own) will be provided. This class is open to the public, for more information please call the museum at 493-3228, someone will return your call.

A group of dedicated volunteers met last Saturday at the Lyle Activity Center and cleaned out the boiler room in preparation for repairing the roof. Looks like they have an extensive mound of discards to dispose of at the "Annual Lyle Community Clean up," on April 8 and 9. Don't forget you, too, can take advantage of this clean up for your personal home rubbish. The clean up helps beautify Lyle and is the only fund raiser the council has so your monetary donations are gratefully accepted and are put back into our community.

The local Sundowners RV Club met last weekend at Lewis & Clark Campgrounds in North Bonneville for its first campout of 2011. There were four rigs and three other couples who came for the potluck and meeting. All enjoyed the barbecue Friday night and the pot luck on Saturday.

The Grange open house this past Saturday generated several new members, and commitments from existing members. The hope is still that Columbia Grange can be kept alive.

Some history from a booklet titled Columbia Grange 1889-1967: "The other officers elected at the first meeting were: Overseer, I. B. Shippy; Lecturer, I. C. Spencer; Steward, Emma Olson; Chaplain, N. Vanbibber; Asst. Steward, Lars Pearson; Secretary, James C. Bly; Treasurer, John Olson; Gate Keeper, J. R. Hensell; Pomona, Tennie Vanbibber; Flora, Emma Clanton; Ceres, M. Spencer; Lady Asst. Steward, C. E. Hewett.

A person's beauty is seen not with eyes but with the heart.

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