Emmie McKay Sawyer has announced that “The Island Bible Camp Fund Pie/Dessert Auction will be at the Swan’s Island Baptist Church annex on Friday, June 15, at 6 p.m. We have island kids planning to attend faith-based camps toward the end of June and into early July so far. We welcome fudge, breads, quiches, dairy-free items, gluten-free items, etc. We need people to volunteer baking/cooking. Please drop off items at the annex by 5:30 p.m.; if possible, please label each item. We have greatly appreciated the support over the years. Our committee members are Nancy Carter, Marsha Douty Carlson, Donald Carlson, Brandi Morang, Annette Skaad Joyce, Michael Joyce, Rebekah Amburg Davis, Seth Joy, Michelle Joy and Emmie McKay Sawyer. Please feel free to contact any of them if you have any questions. Thank you!”
Meredith Creswell inspires us to sing with joy and has encouraged us to save the date for the first Hymn Sing of the season at the Advent Christian Church on Sunday, July 1, at 6 p.m. Welcome home, Meredith.
Gwen May has “added a few more events to the Swan’s Island website calendar for those who are checking it occasionally. D.J. Kenny Ranquist is having a country and western-60s music dance on Saturday, June 9, and the annual Firemen-EMT Lobster Feed is Sunday, July 29. Lots of other events are already in place.”
Dexter Lee sent us the busy IOOF Hall summer 2018 schedule. He has reminded us that this is a partial listing and that these events and dates are subject to change: breakfast, Sunday, June 17, 7-9 a.m.; annual Swans Island trap limit meeting, Wednesday, June 20, noon; breakfast, Sunday, July 1, 7-9 a.m.; Lobster Museum potluck, Friday, July 6, at 5 p.m., and record hop, 7 p.m.; Queen City Improv, Saturday, July 7, at 7 p.m.; breakfast, Sunday, July 8, from 7-9 a.m.; PIK supper and auction, Saturday, July 13, at 5 p.m., and dance, 7 p.m.; comprehensive plan meeting, Wednesday, July 18, at 7 p.m.; Yacht Club dinner on the first floor, Thursday, July 19, and Hockamock Players rehearsal on the second floor; Hockamock Players rehearsal, July 20, Friday; Hockamock Players, Saturday, July 21; breakfast, Sunday, July 22, from 7-9 a.m.; annual selectmen-summer resident meeting, Wednesday, July 25, 7 p.m., and church dinner at the Baptist Church at 5 p.m.; Sweet Chariot Music Festival, Tuesday through Thursday, July 31 through Aug. 2.
Happy birthday to Jacob Everett LeMoine, Julie Cesbron, Robert Gardner, Peyton Charlotte Sawyer, Isaac Stinson, Derek Marcus Colbeth, Ezra Daniel Johnson and Marshall Page Walker. Anniversary blessings to Donald and Marsha Douty Carlson.