October 31st (Friday)
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Please turn on your porch light if you wish to welcome participants to visit you.
The Andrew AMVETS presented Jack Dyas with a ticket to join the Quad Cities Honor Flight to Washington D.C. Jack said he was thrilled to be a part of the trip and that it was even greater than he had imagined. The welcome, complete with bagpipers and a tunnel of greeting people, was deeply moving. Jack encourages others to make this memorable trip. A big thank you goes out to the AMVETS and the many people who made this possible.
Salem Lutheran celebrated their 150th anniversary in October. Events began Saturday, October 26, at 3:00 p.m. with the opening of the Historical Room. At 3:30, the Time Capsule was dug and contents displayed. 4:00-5:00 p.m. a Hymn Sing was led by Open Spirit of St. Paul's, Davenport. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., a Celebration Meal was served: grilled tenderized pork loin, baked beans, fresh fruit, chips, homemade cookies, beverages - adults, $10; youth (4-9 years), $5; 3 & under, free. Members of Salem and guests were also invited to come Sunday, October 27, for Worship at 10:00 a.m., Group Photo was taken at 11:30 a.m., Meal at 12:00 noon (free will offering), Fellowship & "Salem Jeopardy" was plaed at 1:00 p.m., Bury Time Capsule at 2:00 p.m. Keepsakes are available for sale-History Book, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Hooded Sweatshirts, Commemorative Crock-orders are due by October 1. It was a memorable weekend.
The Brush Creek Belle is back home but you can follow their journey by clicking on Pontoon to recap the historic adventure of the Cornelius brothers as they navigated the Mississippi River and more on their way down to Alabama. Stan and Milt took off mid day, August 14, 2013, from Spruce Creek Park north of Bellevue and ended the trip successfully on September 20th.
Honor Flight. The men and ladies aux of Post #62 came together and raised funds for two Jackson county residents, George Roeder of Andrew and James Bliss of Otter Creek to be able to go on the flight August 29th. This is a great Honor for the Andrew Post to be able to send these two men. George is a Korean veteran and his Son-in-law Jim is a Vietnam veteran. Both men are Andrew High School graduates.