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Valley Home News For May 8, 2013

POSTED May 7, 2013 11:54 p.m.

Mike and Nancy Osmundson enjoyed guests visiting here from Lakeville, MN. Nancy's sister, Pam and her husband, Ken Heimdal spent this week visiting with the Osmundsons and their family.

Nancy also tells us that Stijn Voets, an intern from the Netherlands, has been staying in the area and has been working at various dairies. He will be with the Osmundson family until the end of May when he will return to his home in Holland and work with his father on their family dairy farm.

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Valley Home residents are invited to enjoy an evening of circus fun on May 10th when the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus rolls back into town in Escalon for two shows, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

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Our Valley Home 8th grade students’ field trip to the State Capitol was held on Tuesday, May 7th. This annual visit to the Capitol is always an enjoyable excursion as well as educational.

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Be sure to circle Tuesday, May 14th on your calendar and plan to attend the Valley Home School Board Meeting at a new time, 7 p.m.

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Let’s have a big round of applause for Miss Vuyovich's First Grade class, which brought in the most pennies during this year's Penny Drive for Field Trips!

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PTC Officers for the 2013-2014 school year have been announced. President: Sheri Rathbun, with Darci Tienken as Secretary and Tarrone Seaton as Treasuer.

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We send a belated Happy Birthday wish to Joe Perez, who celebrated his special day on May 1st and wish both Joe and wife, Linda a Happy Anniversary celebrated Monday, May 6th.

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Glenn and Laura Burghardt joined with grandson, Ryan Burghardt's parents, and family members who gathered to celebrate Ryan's graduation from University of the Pacific on Saturday. It was a beautiful ceremony even though Ryan had injured his right foot and had to make the walk wearing a cast on his foot. Attending the ceremony were Ryan's parents, Kathy Burghardt-Cobb, step-father Glen Cobb, sister, Kate Burghardt, Ryan's father Ron Scroggins, and step-mother, Marie, and uncle Eric Cobb.

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Old Time Silent Movie fans are eagerly awaiting the showing on next Sunday, May 19th of the Silent Comedies, "One A-M" with Charlie Chaplin and "Double Whoopee" with Laurel and Hardy. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of silent comedy at its best and top it off with an afternoon of terrific musical accompaniment on the church organ provided by the talented fingers of Dave Moreno. Enjoy a step back to the days of Vaudeville with the singing talent provided by Matias Bombal. You ask how could one ask for anything more? How about a dish of free homemade ice cream following the show. What could be even better is a dish of fresh homemade pie topped with the ice cream which is offered at the price of $3.00? What a nice way to end the afternoon with delicious dessert and the company of friends and neighbors!

An afternoon spent with uplifting comedy with Valley Home friends and neighbors, wonderful dessert and all offered with a voluntary monetary donation by attendees to fund the Church projects. Oh, I almost forgot, if you would like to take home a 5 inch Rhubarb-Strawberry or Apricot deep dish pie you may call Lois Hoffmann at 847-0733, to order now. The cost is $7.50 each.

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Please circle Saturday, May 25th on your calendar and plan to attend a memorial being held from 1-5 p.m. at our Valley Home Community Park honoring Hazel Rushman, a long time Valley Home resident and early (more than 35 years ago) Valley Home News reporter.

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