Laurel Fork Community News
by Thomas Lester, Editor
By Debra Nester
Sympathy to the families of Audrey Hendrick and Lola Horton.
Happy birthday to Donald Webb, Sheila Hall, Renee Thomas, Leon Goad, and Crystal Bailey. Very special birthday wishes to Nellie Marshall who recently celebrated her 100th birthday!
Sam and Julia Terry recently traveled to California on a tour.
Winners of cash prizes at the Laurel Fork Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser were Sandra Holden, Genevieve Branscome and Betty Bolt.
Ranelle Dulaney and Debra Nester participated in the Interstate 4-H All Star Conference held at Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, VA.
Laurel Fork Community 4-H Club held their annual picnic on Thursday, August 4. Members received trophies for their club work.
Laurel Fork Recreation Park has a new addition. An ark has recently landed on the playground.
Laurel Fork Community, Inc. will sponsor Bingo at the community center on Friday, August 19 starting at 7:00 pm. Also the fundraising committee is taking orders for bricks for the Walk of Honor, contact Judy Turman for more information.
A benefit dinner will be held at the Hillsville VFW on Sunday, August 21 for Bryson Keith. An auction and raffle will also be held. There are also collection points throughout the community for cash donations. Bryson needs a bone marrow transplant and his family needs support for travel expenses, etc.
The National Nester/Nestor Family Reunion will be held Saturday, August 20 at Flatrock Baptist Church in Mount Airy from 10 am to 2 pm with a covered dish lunch. For more information, contact Debra Nester at 398-2075.
Good luck to area students as they return to school.
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