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May 2016
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Betty (Voegtle) Larson
5008 SE 107th Place
Belleview, Fl. 34420
(352) 307-3508
The graphics and text below are
supplied by Kent Sperring
  Happy First of May Day......Had a small group for our class luncheon yesterday......in attendance were:   Alcorn /
Suzanne...Pat Dodd / her daughter Debbie Sefcik...Bill Long...Frank Lusher / his friend Parnell Townley...Mary Ann Mooney...Pat
Newhouse...Charlene Perry / Buddy...Richard Shealy / Harlene Gallipo....Joe Taylor / Liz...Ann Treesh / John...Betty
Voegtle...Jimmy Weaver / Dottie....good company and good food...next class luncheon will be July 30, 2016.....Elk's Club.....
Mark your calendar NOW to attend......

Happy May Birthday to:

8  Don Collins
20  June Link
21  Cecil Lewis
26  Carole Sturdivant
31  Rhoda Howe

May Anniversaries:

Pat Byrd Shamrock   / Keith  1958
Cecelia Grant Wright / Duncan  2001
Ned Lovell / Carol  1964
Leonard Griggs / Ellen  1964
Saundra Sanford Dary / Bob  1958
Larry Sliva / Marilyn  1962
Charles Stevens / Glenda  1981
Ann Treesh Brooks / John  1960
The top image, from a reproduction postcard in my collection, shows Bennett’s Drug Store’s soda fountain and
lunch counter before a major fire on Saturday night February 21, 1948.  The fire started next door at F. W.
Woolworth’s Dime Store and quickly spread to Bennett’s.  Both businesses suffered massive damage, but were
rebuilt, modernized and open again soon after the fire.

The bottom image, from the files of Marion Mann, shows Bennett’s Drug Store’s rebuilt and modernized soda
fountain and lunch counter as it appeared in the 1950s.