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Elks 5k race results
The Lyons Elks Lodge #869 recently hosted the Lyons 5K Race to benefit Cerebral Palsy.

Many volunteers from not only the Elks Lodge, but also community members helped make the event a success. Event chairman Tom Gowan announced the following results at the end of the race.

Runners: Ladies – Overall Winner: Martha Robers (23.29); Age 30-39, first – Julianna Lake; Age 40-49, first – Ellen Hey; second – Jean Carnese; Age 50-59, first – Janine Quinlan; Age 70+, first – Dawn Wilcox.

Men – Overall Winner:  Lynn Buckholz (21.03); Age 30-39, first – Jimmy Addona; second – Joshua Perkreign; Age 40-49, first – Joe Carnese; Age 50-59, first – Jeff Washburn; second – Steve Morse.

Fastest Elk team - Rochester Elks Lodge No. 24. Fastest Elk – Ed Tellier. Fastest walker - Men, first - Matt Addona; second – Bill Dinse; third – Ed Miller. Women, first - Shannon McVeigh; second – Kim Snyder.

Event Chairman Gowan also recognized the many supporters of the event including local businesses and individuals for providing many needed supplies to help the event be successful.  Supporters included: Dobbins Drugs Inc., Lyons Veterinary Clinic, The Lyons National Bank, Duane Fisher, Inc., Richard Wunder, Esq., Brian Manktelow, Dr. Randy Mitchell, Patricia Albert, Josh Pickreign, Growler’s Pub & Grill, Goebert Auto Parts, Pacello Service Station, Lyons Police Department, Village of Lyons, and Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.  
Overall winners Martha Roberts and Lynn Buckholz had their names and race times permanently engraved on the Lyons Elks Lodge No. 869 5K Plaque.   

Bristol Valley trip planned
The Marion Seniors Club is planning a Trip to the Bristol Valley Theater on July 18 to see an Agatha Christie Play, "Go Back For Murder".

Ticket price is $27. Car-pooling may be possible, call Kay. Lunch arrangements have been made at the Redwood Restaurant, in Naples, and the price is usually around $10 which is on your own. Some of us look forward to stopping at Joseph's Wayside Market and Monica's Pies.

Tickets are limited so please let me know ASAP if you are interested in joining us. Call Kay Bonetti at 589-9490.

Peppermint Days seeks royal court
Peppermint Days is looking for the 2012 Royal Court.

Maybe you know the future Prince or Princess or a Lord and Lady of Hotchkiss or maybe even Baby Mint.

To be eligible you must be a Lyons resident. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

For more information, call 945-5526 or visit them on facebook at lyonspeppermintdays@verizon.net.

Museum summer schedule set
The Walworth Historical Society museum, ocated at 2257 Academy St., will be open on Sunday and Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 4 p.m. through September. It will be closed Sunday, Sept. 2. Appointments for other days can be made by contacting Jessie Keymel at 524-9205 or Nancy Bel at 986-2765.

Visitors are invited to spend an hour or two browsing through scrapbooks donated by Dorothy Petty, Anna May, and the Walworth Chamber of Commerce, or checking out the various displays depicting life from not so long ago. For the genealogists, local cemetery records have been catalogued by Doug Churchill for easy access, in addition to obituaries and wedding/engagement information.