Francisco News

Sylvia Burton - Special for The Stokes News

Congratulations to all the students who have recently graduated our area high school and possibly college. If you are taking the summer off before going back to school, be nice to mom and dad. If you’re looking for work or possibly a summer job, be nice to mom and dad. They have watched their son or daughter grow up to be an adult. The last few years have been hard. It’s not an easy transition. Cut them some slack. Help them around the house, maybe help with the yard. Time spent with family is not wasted time. That goes for everyone.

The Our Communities Group will host Summertime Bingo at the Francisco Community Building Saturday, June 16. Hot dogs will be ready at 6:00 pm and the games start at 7:00 pm. All prizes are summertime related. The cost is $20 for 20 games and all proceeds go toward the upkeep of the community building. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy the fun.

The will be a Farmfest Planning Community Meeting at the Francisco Community Building Tuesday evening, June 19 beginning at 7:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend and offer ideas on how we can improve our annual Farmfest Celebration. We will have discussions on which activities were well received and which ones can be improved upon. This is a community celebration dedicated to the “homegrown and homemade.” Let your thoughts be known.

Thank you for the interest in our basket class scheduled for July 7 at the Francisco Community Building. The class is now full. There may be another class in the future depending on inquires.

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. I’ll be the first to admit, I was a Daddy’s girl. But of course, with two other sisters, we all were Daddy’s girls. Daddy taught me the important things in life, like how to drive a tractor, how to cut a watermelon, and how to overlook people that are maybe just having a bad day. He was a hard worker with a dry sense of humor and heart of gold. They don’t make ‘em like that anymore.

Sylvia Burton

Special for The Stokes News