West Alexandria News


WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays: Ashton Beneke, Adam Beneke, Donna Beneke, Matthew Lunsford, Chris Dawson, Sophia Naudascher, Teresa Wysong, Kylie Moore, Gentry Gates, Darla McLaughlin, Joe Wall, Cathy Snyder, Joyce Tuthill, Heather Henemyer, in memory of Don McCoy

Anniversaries: Dan and Paula Bassler, Devin and Taylor Smith, Sean and Leslie Bassler,

Farmer’s Market

Come and support the WA Celebration Committee’s weekly Farmers’ Market every Thursday from 5-8 p.m., through September. We showcase local food and produce vendors, independent consultants and many local crafters who offer incredible deals! We also showcase local entertainment. Proceeds support the community with fireworks for July 4 and new toys for Santa Villa. To reserve a space, contact Carol Lunsford at 839-4085.

American Legion

James E. Ryan, Post 322 will Rock the Jukebox Friday, Sept. 9, from 8 p.m. until midnight. Senior Fun Bunch meets every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. for music and dancing! Steak Fry Saturday, Sept. 17, from 5-7:30 p.m. with a 50/50 raffle. SAL Golf Tournament is Sunday, Sept. 11, with 8 a.m. tee off. Sign up in the Canteen. The tourney is limited to 25 four-person teams! Cost is $200 per team, payable upon sign up. Euchre every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. starting Sept. 7, with a 50/50 raffle.


Set your calendars for Sept. 8, as we start up our BINGO every Thursday from 5-9 p.m. once again. Doors open at 5 p.m., BINGO calling starts at 6 p.m., come early, get a good seat and start your luck with some pull-offs. We have a new progressive pull tab game. “Mr Karrot” is a 10-week progressive pull off, each week players get a chance to add their name to the board as an entry ticket. At the end of the 10 weeks, pending all tickets sell each week, we will pull the entry tickets and give away four $599 dollar winners, yes you read that right, so stop by and play and get your chance to win $599. All proceeds benefit the West Alexandria Firemens Association and Department.

WA Fire/EMS is selling pavers for a donor/memorial walk-way to be built when the new Fire/EMS station is built. The pavers are $100 each. We are offering a paver with or without a clipart picture. Send us a message and we’ll email you a form or stop by the fire house on Monday nights. Contact Lt. Brad Shafer at [email protected] with an questions.

Prayer for America

Pastors and congregation members of local churches known as the Midwest Revival Network will gather around the Eaton Courthouse to pray for America and our community. Everyone is welcome to join us as we call upon God in the name of Jesus to heal the land, forgive our sins and move to restore blessings, favor and spiritual renewal throughout the region. We will meet and simply cry out to God in prayer and unity at 2 pm. on Sunday, Sept. 11, Patriot’s Day. Some may pray as they march from their local church or simply drive to the courthouse. The prayers will be simple and brief as we gather as one, joining hands as a symbol of that unity. Some may choose to linger in prayer, while others will be content to disburse after our brief prayer sharply at 2 pm. 2 Chronicles 7:14.

Church of the Brethren

The West Alex Church of the Brethren will have their Free Community Meal from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 22 E Oak St. We would like to invite anyone to come for a great meal and fellowship on the first Wednesday of each Month.

St. John Lutheran, Ingomar

Come Saturday, Sept. 10, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for our Ice Cream Social and Bazaar, featuring homemade ice cream in vanilla, chocolate, lemon, strawberry and moosetracks, as well as sandwiches, salads, chicken and noodles, cakes and homemade pies. There will be unique items for sale at the bazaar, as well. Half of the proceeds support the Missionary Family and Gospel Message in Cyprus. The other half of proceeds will benefit a local nonprofit charity.

St. John Lutheran is air conditioned and handicap accessible, and is located at 2139 Enterprise Road.

The final Holden Prayer Around the Cross service will be held from 7-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14. This evening of prayer is held outside under the picnic shelter so we can end our day on a positive and peaceful note.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald

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