The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife does the washing, cleaning, cooking, and other household chores. There are exceptions, but typically the father is considered the head of the Amish household. German is spoken in the home, though English is also taught in school. Amish marry Amish - no intermarriage is allowed. Divorce is not permitted in the Amish lifestyle and separation is very ...
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I'm just getting back from an amazing 40th birthday beach bash with my girlfriends.
We stayed in a little village named Pinecraft, an Amish and Mennonite community in Sarasota, Fla. Pinecraft is the number one vacation spot for the Amish. The Pioneer Trails tour busses run from Holmes County to Sarasota a couple times a week. It is convenient for the Amish in our community as they make stops to pick up passengers in local towns like Mt. Hope, Berlin and Sugarcreek before they head south. Another thing they take is the local ...
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For 10 years the Killbuck Savings Bank Company has participated in fundraising for the American Cancer Society and has had great success. Their annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Car Show, one of their premier fundraising events, will be held this year May 18 at 165 N. Main St. at Killbuck. All proceeds from the car show will be donated to the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life event in June.
Car show registration will take place from 10 a.m. to noon the day of the show. There is a fee per car. The first 100 cars registered will ...
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