Aug. 17 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary

Birthdays: Jason Potter; Michael Nixon; Rose Rector; John Lee; Kendall Buzard
Anniversaries: There are no anniversaries this week. If you would like your special day in the news, please let me know.

Upcoming events
• Today is the first day of school.
• Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Potluck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m.
• Back Porch Pickers will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Community Building. Everyone is invited to play or listen.

There will be NO commodities this month. They will resume again as scheduled in September.

Watermelon welcome
The school’s Watermelon welcome will be Thursday at 6 p.m. under the big tree behind the school. The cheerleaders will be selling hamburgers and soft drinks to raise money for uniforms and homecoming decorations. All-you-can-eat watermelon is free. There will also be a cake auction, with a special cake to raise funds for the girls chosen to be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Jennifer Essary can be reached at 478-2846 or by e-mail: