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A Day at the Beach for Twin River Garden Club

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A Day at the Beach - Twin Rivers Garden Club members interpreted "A Day at the Beach" in floral designs at their July meeting.  Their guest speaker was Worth Hudson who delighted the members with his inspirational talk about gardening through the ages.  The garden club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m.  Meetings include a horticulture report, a conservation message, a report on birds, instructions on the next floral design, and a guest speaker.  For more information about the club, call 434-374-0253.

Sew Happy sewing it up in Clarksville

Williamsons mark 50 years of marriage

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Gene and Brenda Williamson
On Friday, June 25, at 7 p.m., Gene and Brenda Williamson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reenactment of their 1960 wedding.

Beales celebrates 97th birthday

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A special occasion was celebrated over the Memorial Day weekend at the Beales home in Boydton. Mrs. Walter R. (Harriett) Beales Jr., surrounded by her five grandchildren from Richmond, marked her 97th birthday (June 1st). Along with her sons, Walter R. Beales III, Randolph Beales and wife Julie, were many visiting well wishers. 

Antique chairs unveiled at Prestwould spring picnic

A pair of Windsor bowback side chairs dating to the late 1700s and early 1800s, one of them recently restored, was unveiled Sunday afternoon at the Prestwould Foundation’s Spring Party at the historic Prestwould Plantation just outside Clarksville.

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