February 29, 2012
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One of the best parts of Christmas is the children’s Christmas pageant at the church.
Check out the photography of Leonard Foltz and Fred Weisensee in the Dancing Oaks Nursery calendar.
I’m sorry to say Nancy May, her mother, and son Aaron lost their home on Burbank Road to a fire the day before Thanksgiving.
The Pedee Women’s Club holiday fair is over and all went well.
Our traveling neighbor Judy Guida was in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, when Hurricane Patricia hit three weeks ago, and so spent a day in a hurricane shelter there.
The Pedee Women’s Club gets such nice notes of appreciation from the soldiers they send boxes to.
Bob and Lynda Schnekenburger’s daughter, Chandra Chapman, moved back home to live in the apartment they had built for her after a fire had consumed the house they had almost finished remodeling during the last 20 years.
Diane and Paul Telfer, volunteers for the Red Cross, got back from a 16-day deployment near Napa Valley, Calif. They worked on disaster assessment for the 80,000-acre “Valley Fire,” which killed four people and burned 1,200 homes to the ground.
Dorothy McBeth celebrated her 94th birthday on Sept. 20 with a birthday party at the clubhouse.
We’ve been on some amazing ag tours, including an onion processing plant, cotton farm, date palm farm, and a luffa farm.
The Polk County Fair is now history and several Pedee kids had outstanding results.
Entire community sadden by death of Arlin Schwanke.
Diane Telfer, who volunteers with the American Red Cross, went to Houston for the last week of the Red Cross’s work with the people who lost their homes in the March flooding there.
Twenty-nine children of all ages attended the Pedee Church’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) which just concluded a week of activities.
Community members enjoy a summer traveling and visits.
Junior Lyday died on Father’s Day, June 21, and his funeral will be at the Pedee Church on Saturday at 11 a.m. with a potluck following.
Nine women who went to Pedee School in the 1940s and ’50s met at last Wednesday’s Pedee Womens Club meeting for a reunion, where a lot of reminiscing went on.
Dawntae says he will be spending the summer working hard on his 4-H projects.
Pedee Church is going to publish a new community cookbook in time for Christmas and wants, not only recipes from community members and friends, but any Pedee history you might know, to add to the book.
Corbin Sedlacek, a seventh-grader from Luckiamute Valley Charter Schools’ Pedee campus, stopped by the Women’s Club last Wednesday to interview members about an unnamed creek by Maple Grove Road that his class is studying and trying to name.
The Polk County Saddle-ites are planning their annual poker ride for Saturday, June 20.
The winners of the 2014 U.S. Air Force Chaplain Corps Annual Awards were announced last week and Amanda Bennett, granddaughter of Pete and LaVerne Bennett, received the Richard C. Schneider Award, given to a chaplain assistant airman.
It seems to be birthday time right now.
Luckiamute Valley Charter School’s Pedee Campus announced its second term honor roll recently.
Alvin Jones, a former neighbor and father of Pam Burbank, died at his home in Prineville on Feb. 23. His service will be at Prineville Community Church on Saturday at 1 p.m. He will be missed.
Week of sharing and visiting
June Clark spent four days riding more than 1,200 miles on her motorcycle/sidecar, hitting eight checkpoints for the Rose City Motorcycle Club’s 38th annual “Grand Tour.”
Reunion, college and family keep Pedee residents busy.
Pete and LaVerne Bennett took a five-day sightseeing trip to Eastern Oregon.
The Pedee Women's Club thanks everyone who has contributed either money or items for the boxes for our military personnel overseas.