Van Horne Newsletter

November 2019

Van Horne Mayor Marty Junge

Greetings Van Horne Area Residents!

Wow, winter came early and I guess let’s just hope it doesn’t stick around the whole season starting this early. I would ask, that if you can, try to keep street parking at a minimum during snow events so that Jared and Mike can plow the roads in an efficient manner. I know this is not possible for everyone, but see what you can do.

Veterans Day has come and gone, but I do want to thank each and every Veteran for their  service to our country. Thank you.

A few upcoming dates. Sunday, November 17 Lions breakfast at community room. Monday, November 18 the Legion tenderloin fry. November 30 the Dorcus Guild at the Methodist Church is having a Nativity walk at the Community Room. Santa comes to Van Horne at the community room Saturday, December 14 pancake breakfast at 11 a.m. with Santa, toys and ham and turkey giveaway to follow, sponsored by the Business Persons Group.

And I guess it doesn’t seem possible but Thanksgiving on the 28th. As I write this we do not know who won the second seat on the town council as there was a tie. Who says your vote doesn’t count? The supervisors will draw a name out of a hat to pick the winner on Tuesday.

Your thought for the month from Ann Landers: It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings. Think about that.

Thanks and have a great rest of the month as well as Thanksgiving. Your Mayor Marty.

Dates On Deck

  • November 18 Sons of the Legion Tenderloin/Chicken Dinner from 5-8 at the Legion
  • November 18 String Art with Elizabeth at the Library at 6:30 p.m.
  • November 28 Thanksgiving
  • November 29 City Hall will be closed
  • November 30 Garbage Pickup
  • November 30 UMC Nativity Walk, 1-4 p.m. @ Community Center
  • December 9 City Council meeting at 6:30 @ City Hall
  • December 14 Businessmen’s Breakfast w/Santa
  • December 16 Sons of the Legion Tenderloin/Chicken Dinner from 5-8 at the Legion

****GARBAGE PICKUP WILL BE SATURDAY, the week of Thanksgiving. ****

REC: HELP NEEDED!   

Positions are open for becoming a Rec Board committee member! Duties would include helping with set up/tear down of concessions during BYSA soccer in the spring and fall as well as organizing summer ball for the girls and boys of Van Horne. Please email vanhornerec@gmail.com if interested or for more information on volunteering your time and leadership for the Rec Board.  Our kids would not be able to have these amazing opportunities growing up without the volunteers of this community.

Salem United Methodist Church Nativity Walk: Saturday, November 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Van Horne Community Center. Come see different Nativity Displays. Free Will Donation.

LIONS: Breakfast November 17 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon

LEGIONS NEWS:

  • We have done some remodeling in the Legion Hall. Everything so far was donated, and it looks great We are now looking to raise $2,000 for a new floor. Please consider a donation.
  • November 18 Sons of the Legion Tenderloin and Chicken Dinner

LIBRARY NEWS FROM THE DIRECTOR: Who would like trivia night at the library? What night? Stop by and let me know. Cool days, not sure what to do, come to the Library and help put a puzzle together or I have Children’s and Adult coloring books, bring a friend or family member and relax at your local library.

NEW MATERIALS

Adult Fiction: NATALIE TAN’S BOOK OF LUCK AND FORTUNE by Roselle Lim, THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW by Alice Hoffman, A MRS MIRACLE CHRISTMAS by Debbie Macomber, QUANTUM by Patricia Cornwell, SPIRIT OF THE SEASON by Fern Michaels, THE SECRET COMMONWEALTH VOL II by Philip Pullman, THE SHAPE OF NIGHT by Tess Gerritsen, BLOODY GENIUS by John Sandford, LET IT SNOW by Nancy Thayer, CHILD’S PLAY by Danielle Steel, THE GUARDIANS by John Grisham, STEALTH by Stuart Woods, CHRISTMAS SHOPAHOLIC by Sophia Kinsella, 19th CHRISTMAS by James Patterson, THE BLACK JERSEY by Jorge Zepeda Patterson, WE WERE KILLERS ONCE by Becky Masterman, THE NIGHT FIRE by Michael Connelly, AGENT RUNNING IN THE FIELD by John Le Carre

Adult Fiction Large Print Books: THE STRING by Caleb Breakey, LIGHT FROM DISTANT STARS by Shawn Smucker, ALL THE FLOWERS IN PARIS by Sarah Jio, DARKWATER LIES by Robin Caroll, WORD TO THE WISE by Jenn McKinlay, ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS by Jane Kirkpatrick, THREAD ON ARRIVAL by Lea Wait, WHAT COMES MY WAY by Tracie Peterson, WRAPPED UP IN YOU by Jill Shalvis, THE BOOKISH LIFE OF NINA HILL by Abbi Waxman, YOU’VE BEEN VOLUNTEERED by Laurie Gelman, SUMMER OF 69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Children’s: PETE THE CAT’S WORLD TOUR by James Dean, DOG MAN: FOR WHOM THE BALL ROLLS and BRAWL OF THE WILD by Dav Pilkey, CURIOUS GEORGE: MAKES PANCAKES and AND THE PUPPIES and AND THE FIREFIGHTERS, BY Margret & H.A. Rey’s, WHO IS THE MYSTERY READER by Mo Willems, MAX AND RUBY TWIN TROUBLE by Rosemary Wells, A STONE SAT STILL by Brendan Wenzel, PENNY AND HER SLED by Kevin Henkes

YA: JULIET TAKES A BREATH by Gabby Rivera

Juvenile Non-Fiction: BATS by Gail Gibbons, TREASURE OF BIBLE STORIES by Donna Jo Napoli

Juvenile Fiction: BEVERLY RIGHT HERE by Kate DiCcmillo, MAGIC TREE HOUSE: CHRISTMAS IN CAMELOT and BUFFALO BEFORE BREAKFAST and HIGH TIDE IN HAWAII and DINGOES AT DINNERTIME and TIGERS AT TWILIGHT by Mary Pope Osborne, PET by Akwaeke Emezi, THROUGH THE WATER CURTAIN and OTHER TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD by Cornelia Funke

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