West Alexandria news

By Mary Lunsford - For The Register-Herald

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Birthdays this week: Ralph Lunsford, Bruce Cottingim, Minday Daniel, Peggy Thompson Burke, Randy Ehler, Clinton House, Jay Unger, Phyllis Miller, Tami Good, Christopher Mullins, Curtis Early, Rex Wysong, Jim Robbins Jr., Jacob Hickey, Tom Ehler, Kiaya Delano, Easton Wick, Tracy Johnson, Claire Napier, Bob Fischer, Jean Beneke, Bobbie Hauck, Devin Smith, Tommy Byrd, Michele Bitner Roell, Heidi Marie Sollenberger, Mary Bullen, in memory of Bradley Hauck

Anniversaries this week: Jim and Sandra Robbins Sr., Glen and Sherri Byrd, Jim and Shirley Jellison


The Kiwanis Club of West Alexandria will again be sponsoring “Dial A Santa” on Thursday, De. 8, and Monday, Dec. 12. Children can talk to Santa by calling 839-4688 between the hours of 6-8 p.m. The telephone line will be active to the North Pole only during these hours. We ask that children only call Santa once. The Kiwanis Club is happy to provide this service to the children of West Alexandria and the surrounding area. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Santa Villa

Santa will be visiting your children and handing out gifts at Santa Villa on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10 and 11, from 5-7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 17, from 2-4p.m. the WA Celebration Committee will be holding a Holiday Treat Shop at Santa Villa. The West Alexandria Celebration Committee would like to thank you for your support, as we raise funds to supply new toys for Santa Villa and fireworks for July 4 each year.

St. John Church

Our Thankoffering Fund for the month of November brought in $285.

Our mission for December is for Crossroad.

Christmas Eve Candle Light Service with Communion starts at 7 p.m. and the youth-led Christmas worship begins at 11 p.m. Christmas Day worship will begin at 10 a.m. We will worship on New Year’s Day at 10 a.m.

We will provide a second meal to the homeless shelter on Dec. 29.

Youth meet Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the church, located at 20 E. South Street.

Donate empty pill bottles without labels for our mission project.

By Mary Lunsford

For The Register-Herald