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October 23, 2013

The Chatterbox by Julie Obermiller

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When you vote on Election Day, don’t forget the Election Day Spaghetti Dinner at the Faith United Methodist Church. Serving begins at 4 p.m. and the meal includes salad, spaghetti with sauce, meatballs, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. Take-outs are available. The dinner will be prepared by Chef Gordie Harper and is sponsored by the Somerset Masonic Lodge. For more information, call 550-2795.

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Looking for an adult evening out? The St. Patrick’s Site of Our Lady of the Lake parish will hold a Fruit of the Vine Wine Tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9. Eagle Crest Winery, makers of fine table wines from the Finger Lakes, will be coming to showcase an assortment of wines. Prepare your taste buds for a feast. Cheese, crackers, pretzels, nuts, finger foods and desserts will be served. Enjoy music and candy tasting by Cindy Jex of Barker Chocolate Box. A donation of $10 per person will include a door prize for the winning ticket. There will also be a raffle for a set of Buffalo Sabres vs. Ottawa tickets for Dec. 10 home game. Tickets will be sold at the front door of the churches before and after Mass starting next weekend, or contact Jan Kerth at 795-3354 or Kathy Curry at 795-3822 for tickets.

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Tickets are on sale now for the annual Barker Veteran’s Dinner, which will be held on Nov. 10 at the Barker Fire Hall. Veterans are the honored guests and attend free of charge, but they must still register and get a ticket. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with a buffet dinner catered by Two Sisters at 5 p.m. The cost for non-veterans is $10 and $5 for children under 12. The event features a stirring tribute to veterans, including the Missing Man table set by Newfane Legion Post. The Vignettes and the Barker Concert Choir, led by Drew Burke, will provide entertainment. Guest speaker will be Earl Schmidt, veteran of Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Afghanistan. Tickets are available at Thee Barker Store, Three Bears Café, Somerset Town Hall, or call Wally Coates at 795-9948.

Barker-area residents, send your news to juliechatterbox@msn.com (jpeg pictures, MSWord or text in emails only); or to 8691 Lake Road No. 9, Barker, NY 14012. To be in next week’s Chatterbox, information should be in Julie’s hands by 6 p.m. Monday.

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