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Look for Rachel’s Lemonade for St. Jude stand during the 127 Sale

Posted August 4, 2015 at 6:39 pm

In 2006 two little girls held a lemonade stand in hopes for buying a playhouse. They only raised about $100 and decided to give the proceeds to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. They had no idea what would come of that first lemonade stand.

I just happened to be one of those little girls and from that first lemonade stand has now become the annual Rachel’s Lemonade for St. Jude event.

Since then I, along with several friends, have held a lemonade stand every year during the 127 Yard Sate with all proceeds given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Each year the money is donated to St. Jude and a brick is placed in the Pathway of Hope. We’ve had eight bricks placed at the St.

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    Vacation Bible School

    Posted August 13, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    We just recently finished with vacation bible school at our church, and I couldn’t help but think back to my childhood experiences with vacation bible school.

    Lilian Melton, also a “Reader’s Write” author came to get us

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