Bath-Highland Region News
The process to obtain historic designation for the Bath Community Senior Center building, the former John Wesley United Methodist Church, has progressed another step forward. Beth Scripps, Preservation Planner and Research Historian with Frazier Associates architectural firm, visited Bath County on May 14.
Eleven large baskets have been placed in the Hot Springs BB&T Bank for a silent auction. These theme baskets are named the “Fountain of Youth” basket, “Let’s Go Gardening”, “Start Your Engines”, “Breakfast in Bed”, “Tea Time,” “Playing a Round,” “Baby Comfort Station,” “Day Spa,” “Love My Pets,” “Day at the Beach” and “Picnic Time.” As you can tell, there is something for everyone – the family, the home mechanic, the golfer, and anyone looking for a great Mother’s Day gift. These were donated by the members of the Bath Community Senior Center (BCSC), its staff and supporters. They will be available for sale until Saturday, May 11. Minimum bids range from $10 to $25.
Eight individuals from Highland County, most of them members of the local chapter of the Red Hat Society, journeyed to the Old Dairy Barn Community Center in Warm Springs, courtesy of the DRPT Transportation Grant, on Sunday to attend the Mountain Valley Players’ presentation of two one-act plays.
Kimberly Farish, Vice President of Operations from the Verona office of Interim Healthcare, met on May 2 with RD Kathryn Coit, Social Services Director Sharon Sponaugle, and staff of the Highland Medical Center, to share her dream of opening a satellite office one day a week in the Monterey area.
Highland County Second Wind’s great adventure for April was a trip to New Zealand via stories and photos by Roger Canfield and Bernice Eubank.
Jessa Fowler is the Local Foods Coordinator at the Highland Center in Monterey, and this month she teamed up with Kathy Solomon, Community Programs Director for Highland County’s Second Wind, to present “Soup’s On,” a cooking demonstration showing how to prepare tasty soup out of basic pantry ingredients.