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Dear Abby: Writing thank-you notes gets easier with the right advice

Dear Abby: The issue of thank-you notes comes up often in your column. May I share how I learned to write them? When I was young, my mother asked me one day why I was so resistant. I said I hated addressing them and I never knew what to say! It was overwhelming to me.

Bazaar Browsing

Holiday bazaars scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby: Woman should avoid more candor after weight loss

Dear Abby: I had weight-loss surgery three years ago. I am down 100 pounds and feel great. I’m new in the dating game and wonder if I’m supposed to disclose that I was previously 100 pounds overweight. Is it any of their business, or do I not address the topic?


Frank and Doris Whitmire of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during an open house at their home, 2355 Talon St. N.E.

Wight, Parker

Katherine Rene Parker and Robert Owen Wight exchanged wedding vows July 26 at St. John Lutheran Church in Palmer, Alaska, before Pastor Jonathan Rockey.

Lolos, Travis

Sarah A. Travis and Peter N. Lolos III were married Oct. 17 at Rockwater Secret Cove Resort in Halfmoon Bay, B.C. Marriage commissioner Victoria Dobbyn officiated the ceremony.

Brandeberry, Thies

Emily Thies and Jared Brandeberry exchanged wedding vows Aug. 30 in Peshastin before the Rev. Tim Wilbur.

Churches host summit

EAST WENATCHEE — Apostle Jacques Ilunga and Pastor Josee Ilunga of Brussels, Belgium, will speak at the Priestly Warriors Summit conference, co-hosted by Open Door Church in Wenatchee and Kingdom Embassy Church in East Wenatchee next week.

Taizé evening service offered

WENATCHEE — A Taizé evening service, a time of silence, song, prayer and reflection, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Brethren-Baptist Church United, 535 Okanogan Ave. The service is sponsored by the communities of the Brethren-Baptist United Church and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and is open to the public.

Baskets sign-ups next week

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley is partnering with Grocery Outlet and T-Sales Wholesale to provide Thanksgiving baskets again this year.

Film to premiere at church

WENATCHEE — The documentary film, “Jesus, Son of God?” will premiere at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the sanctuary of the Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St. An informal reception in room 501/502 will follow the showing.

Centenarians share secrets to a long life

BALTIMORE — As a young girl, Downing Jett Kay danced to music played on a Victrola and watched Model T’s drive through the streets of Baltimore.

A gift of bear hugs

Quincy High School senior Mireya Camacho is working to make life a little more bear-able for kids at Children’s Hospital in Seattle.