Arlene Kovash and daughter Suzanne Burbank, along with Suzanne's son Derek of Airlie, enjoyed a weekend at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington.
They hiked some of the trails, saw many varieties of trees and plants and other things of interest.
Pieter Vandenberg of Ventura, Calif., spent the weekend helping his son and wife, Chris and Jennifer Vandenberg, put up hay. There were rain showers at the farm.
Beth Turtle and Gregory, Nicole and Eric of Boise, Idaho, spent a week with her parents, Harold and Juandeane Skidmore, at the local farm. They helped with mowing, berry-picking, gathering moss and baking.
They headed home on July 29. Beth, Nicole and Eric went by car but Gregory by plane since he had to be home in time to attend a basketball camp.
At the July 29 worship service at Pedee Church, Pastor Lonnie Burbank gave a short report of the annual Pacific Conference session that he and lay member Aaron Burbank attended at Jennings Lodge on July 23-25.
The pastor and Pam Burbank have been assigned to Pedee Church for another year.
The pastor's message, "What Would You Promise," was from Judges 10:6-10 and 11:29-32: Be careful when you make a promise.
Among visitors was Lisa Perkins, who lives on Gage Road. She attended Sunday School and church.
Vicki and Leo Wood of Las Vegas came with her mother, Pat Lyday. The Woods are in the area to help with a 60th wedding anniversary open house for her parents, Pat and Jr. Lyday, at the Arnold home next to the Kings Valley Store.
The Lydays will be honored from 1 to 5 p.m. on Aug. 19 and request "no gifts, please."