Our town: Zoar

Herald Correspondent

Vacation Bible School ended Thursday evening. The children had a great time learning more about the one true God, eating Greek-type foods, playing games and making themed crafts.

Congratulations to the Raider baseball team. Although the end result was not what they had hoped, they had a great season and conducted themselves well.

Cheryl Hilsmeyer traveled to Indianapolis on Tuesday where she met McKenzie Hilsmeyer and Kate LaMar.  They had dinner and then attended the baseball state finals between Southridge and Alexandria. They were met at the game by Keith and Denise Oser. Cheryl returned home Wednesday.

The Uhl Collectors Society held its 34th annual convention on Friday and Saturday at the Huntingburg Event Center. There were 220 who attended the banquet on Friday evening from 13 states, including Indiana. Three scholarships were given this year. Several from this area attended the convention.

A graduation open house was held in Winslow on Saturday for Justin Rothrock. Justin graduated May 24 from Pike Central High School. He is the son of Chris and Cindy Rothrock and the grandson of Ron and Becky Brockriede and Nina and Lee McCandless.

Dean and Darren Trummel traveled to Butler, Illinois, Saturday with a load of 20 containers of Bibles and other Christian materials for Love Packages. Sandra Hopf collected nine of the containers. She has now collected 1,450 Bibles for Love Packages. After leaving Butler, Dean and his son, Darren, traveled to Lovington, Illinois, to attend the 68th annual reunion of the L.H. Trummel family.

The church league ballgames at Holland Park this week will find Zoar men playing Holland United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Huntingburg United Methodist Church in Salem at 8 p.m. Thursday. The Zoar women will play Holland UMC at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

There will be a Red Cross blood drive at the Holland UMC from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 16.

The Feed My Starving Children MobilPack event will be held at Santa Claus UMC Sept. 27 and 28. Several from the Zoar community assisted with this project last year. It is a worthwhile cause; consider being a part of it this year. More information will be given later.

The United Methodist Church women are planning a new cookbook in conjunction with the 175th anniversary of the church on Oct. 13. Email recipes to maleawagner14@hotmail.com or give them to Debbie Frick or Ruth Ann Blackgrove. The recipes must be in by Aug 1.

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