Roxbury News: Jan. 23

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Phyllis Bouton of Roxbury visited her daughter Susan and husband Corey and children, Kevin, 13 and Casey 11, during the Christmas holidays. The family lives in Columbia Falls, Montana, near Glacier National Park, where Corey is employed by the National Park Service. Susan teaches sixth grade. Phyllis returned home the week after New Year’s Day.
Teddy Slater, noted children’s author, will teach a hands-on workshop at The Roxbury Arts Group on Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop requires no prior training or experience. Participants are encouraged to bring a favorite picture book and a childhood photo of themselves. Class fee is $125, which includes a continental breakfast, gourmet lunch and all instruction and materials. Registration and prepayment are required. Phone 607 326-7908 for details.
The workshop is the first in a series of four in the First Strokes Program co-sponsored by RAG and the M-ARK Project. Go to www.firststrokes.org for details.
Ethan and Claire McDaniel of Denver will participate in a chilly fund-raiser on Saturday, Feb. 2 in Long Branch, New Jersey. The siblings, ages 11 and seven, will plunge into the frigid ocean water to raise money for Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine.
The McDaniel family has volunteered at the camp for several weeks each year for a number of years. The camp is a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.
To donate to Camp Sunshine on behalf of Ethan and Claire, write a check payable to Camp Sunshine. Mail it to McDaniel Family, 6523 county Highway 36, Denver, NY 12421.
The World Forum sponsored by the Gould Memorial Reformed Church meets at the church at 3 p.m. on January 27. Childcare will be provided. Please call ahead if you need this service 607 326-7101 or 845-586-1689.
Your correspondent at 607-326-7036 is there to take your call with news of family activities and organizational events.