Class of 1958
Shame, shame, shame on you classmates who have not returned phone calls or reservations to either Brenda (236-8459) or George Winslow (763-3343). The reunion is Sept. 7, at Mic Mac Cove in Union starting at noon for social hour, lunch to follow at 1 p.m., and photos at 2:30 (be sure to be there for the group photo). Artie Sprowl will be bringing his airboat to provide rides and a gentleman from Union will be catering the event. Please join us for a good time.
The Craft Fair will take place in the Hope school gym Oct. 19. If you wish to rent a table, please contact Wendy Eaton at 785-5770.
Class of 1960
The next meeting will be Friday, Sept. 13, at The Offshore Restaurant at noon. Questions? Please contact Margaret at 763-3344 or Juanita at 785-4316.
The Hatchet Mountain SnoRiders will be starting up with meetings soon. The first meeting will be Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. at Hope Corner Fire Station. They will be having their annual hot dog roast. Pass the word to any club member and landowner. The club will supply hot dogs and drinks. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Also all raffle tickets must be turned in at this meeting. If you need some more tickets to sell please call Nancy at 763-4118 or 542-2693.
School is Starting!!!
Hope Elementary School starts for grades 1-8 on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and for kindergarten on Wednesday, Sept. 4 — be sure you are ready. Busing questions, please call the school – if your child has not ridden the bus before you need to call the school to be sure the bus knows where to stop.
The Ladies Club first meeting of the season will be Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Ayre Park in Union (a picnic) everyone should bring their own lunch and drink (a chair if you wish) and a dessert to share. The event will start at 10 a.m. Also please bring the items for the raffle for the basket for the fire department (or you can leave the items on Juanita Hunt’s doorstep – please note the change of person). A short business meeting will take place following lunch, during the business meeting volunteers will be signed up to sell raffle tickets on the quilt at the craft fair (to be held Oct. 19, at the Hope school) – this will benefit our scholarship fund. At 2 p.m. Margaret, Nita and Ann will be bringing the quilts to Windward Gardens for exhibit (Ann will have the Historical Quilt) and Baxter Smith will also be exhibiting items he has turned from wood from the Pearse Farm. The next meeting will be Oct. 8 (date subject to change) to celebrate the birthdays at Hope Corner Fire Station.
Pearse Reunion and Birthday
The Pearse Family Reunion was held Aug. 17 in Warren at the home of Bradley Beverage (a cousin). This event was also a celebration of Barbara Pearse Ludwig’s 90th birthday. Some who attended were: William and Francina Pearse, Jennie Pearse and friend Basil, Basil Jr., Arlinda, Paul, Alice, Mildred Pearse O’Jala, Geneva Pearse Hall, Bob Hall, Robert Jr., Ann, Kathy, Mike, Barbara Pearse Ludwig (and six of her seven children), Marjorie, Linda, Bob (Linda’s husband), Alex, Peggy (Alex’s wife), Christine, Keith, Florence Pearse Beverage, Hartley, Ken, Sarah, Brad, Anne, Judy, Bruce, Skip, Jimmy, Glenda. Many more attended and all had a wonderful time.