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September 2, 1994 The Message -- for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana IIII I I I 13 I I I I III Garden Patch volunteer,s serve over 700 families Garden Patch volunteers cel- ebrated another successful sea- son, at a picnic in Garvin Park, Aug. 26. The Garden Patch Program is coordinated through Catholic Charities, to )rovide home grown vegetables for a minimal cost to low-in- come families and the elderly. Over 700 families were served during the six weeks of Garden Patch operation this summer, according to Wayne Bochert, coordinator of the community outreach program this year. Eleven Catholic parishes in the diocese were involved, along with members of other faiths." Gardeners and farmers from Gibson, Posey, Vander- burgh and Warrick counties brought their surplus vegeta- bles and other items to two lo- cations in Evansville, where the fresh food was available for distribution on Mondays and Wednesdays., About 15 volunteers were in- volved in unloading, packaging and distributing the vegeta- bles, at St. Mary Catholic Church and Asbury United Methodist Church. At the picnic, Bochert praised the volunteers for their hard work. He said the project was successful because of the cooperation the volunteers, those who provided the vegeta- bles, and the two churches which provided convenient lo- cations for distribution. Also attending the mid-day picnic were Thomas Coe, for- mer project coordinator, and James Collins, the new direc- tor of Catholic Charities. Catholic Charities has spon- sored and coordinated the Gar- den Patch Project for over 20 years. Garden Patch volunteers gathering near a picnic shelter at Garvin Park are, kneeling, Bobby DePriest, front row, Syl Brenner, Judy Walden, Theresa Wallace, Lucille Peay, Martha Franklin, back row, Ed Schmidt, Mural Middleton, Tim Wallace, "Butch" Koen. ing and Wayne Bochert. Unable to be present was "Little Momma" Tapp. -- Message photo by Paul R. Leingang Specialac k Jubilarians and Eleanor (Boarman) Neth of Evansville will eele. Thanksbrate their., fortieth weddin--s anniversary with" a Mass of Eva--- .giving at 4 p.m. Sept. 3 at Good Shepherd Church, dos::le. The couple was married Sept. 4, 1954, at St. - '" nurch, Evansville, b Father Victor Boarman They are the r Y " _ . pa ents of eight children: Cindy Grlffith, vansvflle; Jackie Turnbloom, Newburgh; Joe Neth, New- :leg.h Ray Neth, Mount Vernon; Kathy Jochem, Evans- ab ' arown Graves, Evansville; Tom Neth, Hoover, AI. area, and Robert Neth, Evansville. They have 14 grandchildren. Mr. Neth is retired after many years of self.,_, Uess.yment in the laundry and dry cleaning busi- q reth will retire in December of this year after o years with J.C. Penney. ATTENTION!!! TV VIEWERS No Money Down Receive 50-200 T.V. Channels Cinernax, Showtime, HBO 1-800-347-4331 1-800-680-6770 1-800-484-9281 Special Jubilarians Emmet and Helen (Fry) Schaaf will celebrate their sixti- eth wedding anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at Sacred Heart Church, Schnellville on Sept. 4. A dinner for the immediate family will be hosted by their children and spouses following the Mass. The couple was married Sept. 8, 1934, at St. Joseph rectory in Jasper. They are the par- ents of one son, Robert of Schnellville. They have three grandchildren and one great-grandson. I ,I I I FAMILY STYLE Chicken Dinner St. Bernard's Church 6 MILES EAST OF FT. BRANCH ON HIGHWAY 168 Sunday, Sept. 11th Serving from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m, COME AND JOIN IN THE FUN ADULTS: $5.00 CHILDREN: $2.50 Raffle Tickets Bingo Country Store Craft Stand Ice Cream Games Flea Market Quilt Give-Away i Iii i I ii i i iiii II II i i lit Patronize Message Advertisers " II I I LinCo Coffee Services Total Beverage tnbutor Indiana-Illinols.Kentucky 46  of Coffees and Teas CAN HATCH IT Washington 2544409 Evansville 422-1833 I I I II II I Main Street Pharmacy ,217 E. Main St. * Downtown Waslimgton 254-5141 ill II II III I RESTAURANT POST BUILDINGS Custom Made On Your Lot Free Quote" Thousands of References POST BUILDING PKGS. Complete preengineered packages you to build. Free mstructio books and t)ackup servce VERY LOW PRICES TRUSS RAFTERS Excellent Prices-Any Size to 80' OVERHEAD DOORS Hundreds in Stock Nobody Beats Our Prtcs METAL ROOFING Over 29,000 Sq. In Stock Any Ler;tth Cut To inch BEST PRICES AROUND DEALERS WANTED DAVIESS CO. METAL 812-295-4299