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Lindsay schools start August 11

We’ve had a great summer, and now it’s time for school to start.
Open House for Lindsay Public Schools is set for Tues., Aug. 9 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Lindsay Public Schools begin their 2022-2023 session on Thurs., Aug. 11.
The folks at the Shopper News Note wish the students, teachers, staff, and parents a happy, safe, and learning-filled 2022-2023 school year!

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Valerie Beck set to hold book signing

Local artist and retired Lindsay High School art teacher – and now book illustrator – Valerie Beck, will hold a book signing on Thurs., Aug. 11 from 3:00 p.m. unti 7:00 p.m., according to Ms. Beck.
The book, “Doris and the Woolly Bully”, was written by Ms. Beck’s sister, Ellen Steding of Savannah, Georgis. Ms. Beck did the illustrations for the book.
“Doris and the Woolly Bully” is the story about Doris, a knock-kneed, cross-eyed, drooling giraffe, who is friends with everyone she meets, except Billy, the woolly bully bear. “Doris and the Woolly Bully” is the story of how Doris brought about a positive outcome for herself and innocent bystanders, and how that affected change in the bully.
The book signing will be held at The Silver Orchid, located at 303 W. Cherokee in Lindsay. Those who have questions may contact Ms. Beck at 405-756-7129.

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Kids’ Jubilee set Saturday at Cox City Baptist

A fun event, Kids’ Jubilee, is for students in third grade through High School, according to Tiffany Shebester.
The jubilant event is set for Sat., Aug. 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Cox City Baptist Church.
Morning and afternoon speakers, music, games, and food are planned throughout the day.
The church is located at 2409 Cox City Road in Rush Springs.
Participants are asked to RSVP in order to have an accurate food count.
“We invite all churches, sponsors, and leaders to bring your groups,” Ms. Shebester added.
Children pastors and youth pastors may RSVP to Pastor Finis Lee at 580-222-4676, Doris Drennan at 405-756-6058, or Betty Harris at 405-313-0273.

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Fan donations are needed for area residents

Donations of fans are needed to help residents in the Lindsay area who are having a tough time keeping cool this summer, according to Bev Barker.
“So far, we’ve given away 27 fans to elderly residents of Lindsay who are having a tough time with these exceptionally high temperatures we’ve been experiencing recently,” Ms. Barker added. “We feel certain there are many more residents who could use a fan.”
“Also, if you know of someone who could use a fan, PLEASE let me know. We’ll make sure they get one as soon as possible,” Ms. Barker went on to say.
Fans may be delivered to 418 Francis in Lindsay.
Those who have questions may contact Ms. Barker at 405-756-7403.


Quilt Rafflle tickets are still on sale!

Tickets for a quilt raffle benefiting the Pikes Peak School Museum are now on sale. That’s the word from Thelma Love of the Lindsay Community Historical Society.
The quilt is a Row Quilt, and was made and donated by the Churndashers Quilt Guild. The quilt was donated by Pat Sullivan to benefit the Pikes Peak School Museum. An insurance appraisal report values the quilt at $2,200.00.
The winning ticket will be drawn Sat., July 30 at the Pikes Peak Ice Cream Social. The winner does not need to be present.
All proceeds from the raffle will be used to paint the Pikes Peak School Museum.
The quilt is on display at First National Bank, located at 101 S. Main in Lindsay, until the drawing. The winner will pick up the quilt at First National bank on Mon., Aug. 1.
The museum is located south of Lindsay on Hwy. 76, then west at Erin Springs about a mile.
An ad showing the quilt is in this edition of the Shopper News Note.
Those who have questions may contact Ms. Love at 405-919-6146.