Noted in Brief 12.06.17

• Donations to the FAYETTE AREA COMMUNITY TRUST will be accepted through the end of the year and may be sent to Commercial Trust Company, Attn: Judy Thompson, P.O. Box 471, Fayette, MO 65248. Please make checks payable to Fayette Area Community Trust.
• Donations to the FAYETTE AREA COMMON FUND will be accepted through the end of the year and may be sent to Commercial Trust Company, Attn: Judy Thompson, P.O. Box 471, Fayette, MO 65248. Please make checks payable to Howard County Community Foundation, with “Common Fund”, in the note area. The Fayette Area Common Fund can be found on Facebook.
• NEW FRANKLIN SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE is cancelled until further notice
• CHRISTMAS AT THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART Student Exhibit of Works from the Photography and Painting Classes. Annual Christmas Sale of Paintings, Prints, Posters, etc. Nov. 30 – Dec. 14. Open every day except Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
• **DATE CHANGES** – FAYETTE FOOD PANTRY New distribution dates for December are Dec. 7 and Dec. 21. Times and November dates remain unchanged.
• PEO CHAPTER NN will meet Friday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. at Emmet’s for their Christmas Luncheon. Monthly Chapter meeting will follow at 1 p.m. at the Commercial Trust Community Room. If unable to attend luncheon or regular meeting RSVP President Charlotte Acton.
• MMM CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 at home of Judy Drake, 502 Park Road, Fayette. Regrets only to Dee Woodward at 248-9891
• CHILDREN’S CMU CHRISTMAS EVENT at the Philips-Robb Recreation Center, Friday, Dec. 8, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Adult supervision required. Games, prizes, movies, and pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
• CHRISTMAS BAZAAR & COOKIE WALK at Commercial Trust Community Room, Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Baked goods, gifts, crafts, lunch served. Sponsored by Linn Memorial United Methodist Church.
• NEW FRANKLIN LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS PARADE will be Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. For entries call 848-2125 or 848-2902
• FAYETTE CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, Saturday, Dec. 9. Tree Decorating Contest at 4 p.m., Parade at 5 p.m., Meet Santa in the Courthouse following the parade!
• FAYETTE CHRISTMAS SING WITH CATHY BARTON AND DAVE PARA Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church in Fayette. Free to all. Song sheets and refreshments provided.
• FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON Sunday, Dec. 10, eat in or carry out, ready when you get out of church! Second Baptist Church, 309 E Hackberry – Menu; fried chicken or pork steak served with cheesy potatoes, green beans, rolls and desert – $10 for to go orders call 660-537-2054 in town deliveries
• AMERICAN LEGION POST meeting Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. at Schnell Hall
• TEDDY BEAR STORY TIME at the Howard County Library in Fayette, Thursday, Dec. 14, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wear your pj’s listen to a story, make a craft, enjoy a treat
• GOLDEN STUDY CLUB December meeting and Christmas Celebration, Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. at Endless Options on East Davis St. Please RSVP to Margie McMillan at 248-3370
• ARMSTRONG COMMUNITY CHOIR will present their annual Christmas Cantata at 7 p.m. on December 17 at the Armstrong Baptist Church. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Refreshments to follow.
• COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS DINNER, Christmas afternoon, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 25, Fayette First Christian Church fellowship hall (basement), 307 N. Church Street. Everyone welcome! For delivery; before Christmas call 248-1248, leave name, address, phone number, and how many meals, On Christmas, call 573-864-7539. To donate a dish, please call Tony Cook at 248-1248
• RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 306 S. Cleveland in Fayette
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and at the New Franklin Senior Housing from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday.
• (NEW WINTER HOURS) TAD ATTERBURY MEMORIAL NA & AA MEETINGS at T&T Choices and Kiss the Earth, 207 N Main, Fayette, Every Saturday; 5: to 6 p.m. Howard County Court approved. Call Tom at 660-728-5056
• HOWARD COUNTY DAR will have carry-in lunch at 12 noon on Thursday, Dec. 21 at home of Joyce Taylor, 562 Highway 5& 240, Fayette. Regrets only to Joyce at 248-3559
• FAYETTE VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ANNUAL SWEETHEART DANCE will be Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the fire station.
• INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• the parents as teachers play center is open 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday and on the third Friday of each month. The PAT Play Center is closed whenever school is not in session. Car seat inspections are provided free of charge by appointment. For more information, contact or call Nancy at 660-728-3686.
• MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL holds regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings are held fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.

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