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Sylvia Burton - Special for The Stokes News

The “Our Communities” initiative group and friends had a meeting Sunday afternoon at the Francisco Community Building. This was the first meeting since the Stokes County Board of Commissioners decision to temporarily take possession of the now vacant Francisco Elementary School. Texie Jessup, one of the organizers of the meeting, said the meeting went well and good ideas were voiced by those in attendance. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 21, at the community building.

Orders are still being taken for the chicken stew being sponsored by the Francisco Fire Department. The stew will be prepared on Saturday, March 12 and will be available at the fire department, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, take out only. Get your orders in before March 7 since they will only prepare what has been ordered. To place an order call 336-351-2696 or see member of the fire department.

Food Folly Bingo will be held at the Francisco Community Building, Saturday, March 19. Food items and the cookware to prepare it in will be the prizes. Hot dogs will be available at 6:00 pm and the games start at 7:00 pm. The cost is $20 for 20 games and is sponsored by the Francisco Ladies Auxiliary. Sounds like a fun event!

Sylvia Burton is a resident of the Francisco community and can be reached at or 336-351-3216.

Sylvia Burton

Special for The Stokes News

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