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December 4, 2006

Welcome to the first edition of the Elmwood community electronic newsletter!

DO YOU BELIEVE? Santa will be visiting the Elmwood Fire Department on December 16th, at 1:00pm. Take the kids and don’t forget your camera! Don’t have any kids? Go anyway and have fun. …’re never too old to believe. Santa will be providing treats for all the visitors.

WINTER CONCERT for the elementary school will be December 7th at 7pm in Elmwood, and December 14th at 7pm for the Jr/Sr High in Murdock. Concerts are open to the public and admission is free.

Congratulations on 60 years of marriage (Dec 24th) to Charles and Evelyn Bogenreif! An anniversary open house will be held at the Elmwood Disciples of Christ Christian church, December 10th, 2-5pm.

“Journey into Christmas” at the Bess Streeter Aldrich house. Different volunteers decorate each room of the house every year for this annual event. Complimentary refreshments. Visit the gift shop. Open weekends 2-5pm. Closed Christmas Eve. Admission is a free will donation.

Inside Scotty G’s Bakery & Deli

SCOTTY G’s BAKERY & DELI is a new business located on the West side of the main street (Hwy 1). Owner Scott Garrett opened the deli & bakery on November 4th. The deli offers sandwiches on fresh baked artisan breads & rolls. Besides soup, salads, and sandwiches, Scotty G’s offers coffee, juices, fountain drinks, tea, and fresh bakery items. He has a menu of breakfast items such as biscuits & gravy, eggs and bacon, and breakfast sandwiches. Breakfast is available 7-11am. Lunch specials are served 11am – 2pm. You can order bread items and party trays for special occasions. Eat in or carry out. Hours open: Sun: 7am – 2pm, Tue – Sat: 7am-8pm, closed on Mondays. Telephone 994-2196.

Scott Garrett – Owner of Scotty G’s

NATIONAL POINSETTIA DAY. Did you know that the poinsettia has a special day all its own? By an Act of Congress, December 12 was set aside as National Poinsettia Day. The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, who is credited with introducing the native Mexican plant to the United States. The purpose of the day is to enjoy the beauty of this popular holiday plant. Be sure to give someone you love a poinsettia on December 12th!

From the Editor: In order to make the newsletter “news worthy” I will need community support by forwarding items/events of community interest or suggestions of things you’d like to see in the newsletter. Newsletter contributions must be positive, in good taste, and focus on our community, people, or events. Event information you’d like published must be accurate, concise, and inclusive of dates, times, places, etc. Seasonal articles of interest and whimsical stories may also be included. The newsletter will be published monthly, or until such time that the volume of information warrants more frequent publication. Please send information to the following email address any time during the month, but no later than the last Friday of each month to make the following month’s newsletter:

I hope you all have a safe holiday season.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Gina Fahrenholz, Editor


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