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By Mike Prince

Hello,
Many people observe Easter in a number of ways. You may celebrate it by fire vigils, which cleanses and purifies, sunrise services, bluegrass music or water baptism.
One time these two brothers decided to be baptized. They felt they had reached the age of accountability, when they turned 50. Up until then, their lives had been filled with sin and all types of corruption, enjoying each pleasure the world has to offer. Now they realized their lives were leading them astray on a downhill venture.
Their father was an upright, respected man among all who knew him. So the brothers decided to be baptized in the same place their father was, thinking maybe they also could lead a fruitful life, discarding all the wickedness and terrible acts displayed by them. Standing beside the baptismal alongside the preacher one brother requested to go first. The preacher agreed, asking him if there was a reason he wanted to go first. “Yes, there is”, he answered. “If water baptism washes away sins,  I’m afraid there won’t be enough water left in here after all his sins are washed away.”
We wash all our fresh fruits and vegetables before serving. Join us for lunch!

Tuesday, April 14
Pork chops with gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans, Louisiana fruit salad

Wednesday, April 15
Grilled chicken breasts, black eyed peas, mixed greens, hominy salad, ice cream and fruit

Thursday, April 16
Hamburger on bun, lettuce, tomato, onion, potato salad, creamy cole slaw, fresh apples

$3.00 donation, drinks provided, meals served 11:30-12:30, each Wednesday “Kettle Days” offer you an extra side dish. Eat lunch and be present for cash drawings and prizes.
Anyone having a birthday in April receives a free lunch whichever day of the month you choose but we have our monthly Birthday Cake Party on the third Wednesday.
Activities for the week of April 13-17.

Monday, April 13
Boxing up monthly commodities.

Tuesday, April 14
Remember HEAP utility assistance each Tuesday from 8-12 until funds run out, yoga at 10:00, distributing monthly commodities 12:30-3:00, Mena rehab 11-11:30.

Wednesday, April 15
Move with Balance, 9:00-9:45, Bingo at 10 am, birthday party after lunch.

Thursday, April 16
Move with Balance, 9:00-9:45, gospel singers 10-11 am, Fishing Derby at Lake Benjamin 11:00-3:00, CADC tax prep.

Congratulations to the winners from our loyal sponsors who provide us with prizes at the end of each month. Thank you very much! Buck’s Pharmacy, Blingz Jeanz & Thingz, Tiger Mart (Exxon), Subway, Woodard Drug, Theresa’s Fashions, Nelda Williams, Wright’s Grocery, and Glenwood Country Club.
Hope your Easter basket was overflowing from your egg hunt.