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Audrey Kammarude behind her collection of windchimesThose who volunteer for Lake Monticello Fire and Rescue weren’t sure the Bloomin’ Bazaar would pull in much needed revenue. After all, it was a new concept never tried for fundraising, but Beverly Gibbens made it work. She was thrilled with the turn-out Saturday, May 19.

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Alyssa DiversLast week Lake Monticello resident Lynn Litchfield Divers heard her 10-year-old daughter Alyssa say to her younger daughter, Alexa, “I hope it won’t ever come to this, Lexie, but even if I die, you must remember that I love you.”

For any other 10-year-old such a statement would be written off as pre-teen melodrama, but for Alyssa, who was diagnosed last year with a rare bone cancer called osteosarcoma, it hits terrifyingly close to home.

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Children from the Open Door Christian School ran the bake sale.A bake sale was held on Saturday (June 2) in front of Mailbox Express  to benefit  Alyssa Divers.

Alyssa is in Texas fighting osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. The idea for the bake sale came from Tess McCormick, a student at Open Door Christian School, after she heard about Alyssa’s situation. When Tess and her classmates calculated the grand total of $1,586.50 they cheered. Add a comment

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Nicholas BaldiPiedmont Virginia Community College student Nicholas Baldi of Palmyra has been selected for the Valley Proteins Fellows scholarship program for 2012-2013. The program, which began last year, is administered by the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.

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JoAnn Oss demonstrated colored pencil techniques.Painters at the Lake will be taking a summer hiatus, beginning in June and will return in September. Their last class focused on decorative painting with colored pencils. Marilyn Hale and JoAnn Oss taught the class in hopes that some would want to continue to explore the medium.

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