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Page 2A - The News Cori~muni~ Friday. June 29, 2012 Community Cabnd l and:The Letter b the,Editor ............ Proud to be a Democrat Dear Editor In response to the Letter to the Editor in (the Athens Review) Sunday paper about the Democrats and the Assistance to Families with Dependent Chil- dren (AFDC): I grew up in the Big Depression. I have seen an awful lot of hungry children. Th~ o?es in the cities got one meal a day - a bowl of soup and a chunk of bread. I have worked all my life, never asked for a handout, never received any help from the govern- ment or anyone else. r( When Roosevelt followed Hoover into office, an awful lot of the people were hlmgry. The farmers (who were Democrats) gave foc d m help some of them. Roosevelt, a Democrat, is reason we have Social Security which I paid intq all of my working years. I do not feel like that is a.chatity, I feel like I earned it. It took Roosevelt three terms to start pulling us out of a depression that you had to live in to know what it was. When Clinton got into office it was his second term before he got our country back on its feet, and he bal- anced the budget and left us with a surplus. With an- other party in office, the surplus didn't last long and then we were in these wars that we should not have been in. Just stop and think how,lmany of our people have died over there, and for what?? I am proud to be a Democrat becauge we care about real people. The Democrats are'~he only ones that have seen fit to help the poor and the disabled. I don't believe we need to apologize for doing the right thing. After all, we are all God's creatures. Sincerely, Edith Rounsavall Athens Serious quality, custom buil TM 1-800-460-060( www.YourCarWreck.com surprisingly affordable. 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Drawing to support school supplies Mary Queen of Heaven Catholic Church is hold- ing a drawing to support an outreach benefit for School Supplies for Needy Children. First prize is a Kindle Fire; sec- ond prize is a $100 gas card. Donations are $5 each or five for $20. The drawing will be held July 4. PSUMC fellowship night Payne Springs United Methodist Church, locat- ed on SH 198 across from the PSVFD will host a Fellowship night at 6:30 PM Wednesday, July 4, with hamburgers and sal- ads and desserts followed at 7 p.m. by the W.I.T.S Black Light Puppet Show (from Liberty Baptist Church in Gun Barrel). The public is invited, bring your children and come out. For Informa- tion, call 903-451-3131. American Legion dinner Friday, July 6, from 5-7 pm. the Gun Barrel City American Legion Auxil- iary will be making a vari- ety of salads for dinner. Cost is $5 and proceeds will benefit the Auxil- iary's various projects. Black History Committee ear show The Henderson County Black History Committee will host its first Car. Truck and Motorcycle Show Saturday, July 7, at Malakoff High School. Registration is from 8-11 Food, Games, Prizes And LIVE Music L featuring Cactus Moon .... Fun for all ages! B enefitin King Cemeter) a.m. and awards will be presented at 2 p.m. Registration is $20 for each vehicle (car, truck or motorcycle) and $10 for each additional vehicle. There will be a conces- sion stand and bake sale. plus more. and spectators can view the show for free. Call 903-489-2329 or 903-275-1330 for more information. S.W.A.C~C~ Youth Explosion Abundant Faith Min- istries will be hosting S.W.A.G.G. Youth Explo- stun 2012 at the Malakoff Senior Center from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, July 7. The speakers will be Minister Corey Hines of Heavenly Gospel COGIC, Youth Pastor Kamar Chambers of Lifeline Family Church. Evangelist Charlee Dawson of Sixth Avenue Baptist Church. and Kiameshea Brown of Abundant Faith Min- istries. Lakeview anniversary celebration Lakeview Assembly of God Church in Seven Points will celebrate its 40th Anniversary Cele- bration July 8, honoring pastors Don and Elaine Bell for their many years of service. The service will begin at 10 a.m. The church is located at High- way 334 and Wood Street. Guest speaker will be North Texas District Su- perintendent, the Rev. Rick Dubose. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information about the event, or to RSVP, please call 903- 432-2682 or email lake- viewag@embarqmail.co m. Please RSVP by July 1 if you plan to attend. "We welcome your cards of appreciation to be shared with our pastors following the service," or- ganizers said. Senior Citizens dance Henderson County Se- nior Citizens will sponsor a country western dance from 7-9:30 p.m. July 16 at the Senior Citizens Center on Highway 31 East in Athens. 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