The Amity Club met Thursday, Oct. 7, at Olney Heritage Museum. The meeting was hosted by Nita Hearne, wit co-hostesses Carolyn Penn. Jeanie Spivey was the program leader. The program entailed decorating with Fall wreaths and was instructed by Leigh Stephens.
After their service in the U.S. military, veterans go on to be valuable members of our communities. With that in mind, let us honor them this Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, thank them for their service and celebrate them.
The Graham Concert Association (GCA) hosted their second concert of the season Oct. 26 at Graham Memorial Auditorium. GCA had initially booked Nashville-based singer/ songwriter Sean McConnell, but due to a last-minute schedule change by McConnell’s management team, the board opted to book Texas troubadour Jack Ingram as a replacement performer. GCA board member Brendan Weatherman entertained the audience for 30 minutes while waiting for Ingram to arrive at the auditorium.
Lucretia Taylor and her daughter Hannah invited me to attend the popular Broadway Show “Wicked” that premiered at Fair Park in Dallas. I was not aware that I could get the full “New York” experience just 90 minutes from home.
On September 16, the Olney First United Methodist Church hosted their usual food bank, handing out groceries to individuals and families in need of help. During this time, the church hosted a COVID-19 Vaccine clinic in hopes of providing the shot to those who may not had the opportunity to be vaccinated.