Car club to hold annual swap meet
The Blair County Antique Auto Club invites residents to clean out their garages for its 13th annual Super Spring Swap Meet, scheduled for March 18 at the National Guard Readiness Center, near the Meadows intersection in Duncansville.
The doors will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with indoor vendors featuring automobile parts and memorabilia for all makes and models. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
The center will be full of parts for sale to fit vintage rides, as well as actual cars for sale outside.
Vendor registration is $20 per table. For more information, call Dick at 946-5257.
For a vendor application, visit http://bcaac.org.
Admission is $5 per person.
Duncansville historical society to meet
DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday at Duncansville Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave.
The group will be making plans for Duncansville Community Days, which will be held July 19, 20 and 21.
The society is interested in obtaining any pictures or information regarding Duncansville. Information or pictures can be sent to Nancy DeLozier, P.O. Box 115, Duncansville, PA 16635 or call 695-1017. The society will make copies of the information, and it will be returned.
New people are welcome to attend the meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of every other month at the church.
Cresson BPW offers $500 grant
CRESSON — For the 30th year, the Cresson Business and Professional Women’s (BPW) local organization is awarding a $500 grant to a returning adult student.
Applicants must be an adult non-traditional student, 23 years or older, who has completed one-fourth of a program at a four-year college, two-year college, business or vocational school or certificate program, school of nursing or practical nursing program.
The 2017 Cresson BPW Education Grant Recipient was Kimberly Schrock of Wellersburg. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at Saint Francis University in Loretto.
Those interested in applying for the grant must also provide a certified official grade transcript as proof of completion of one-fourth of their respective program.
Finally, each submission must be accompanied by a 250-word career goal statement.
Interested students should visit their respective financial aid or continuing education offices for applications.
Scholarship applications have been sent to the following educational institutions: Conemaugh Health System School of Nursing, practical nursing programs at both the Greater Altoona and Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Centers, Mount Aloysius College, Penn Highlands Community College, Saint Francis University, South Hills School of Business & Technology, Penn State Altoona and the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown.
Applications must be postmarked by March 15. The recipient will be notified in April.
Any questions may be directed to Colleen Krug, Cresson BPW public relations and education grant chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horseshoe Seniors plan dinner-dance
The Horseshoe Seniors will hold a dinner-dance on Thursday at the Bavarian Hall, .
Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., followed by three hours of dancing to a DJ. Admission is $10 each. Singles and couples are all welcome. For reservations and more information call Don Beatty at 946-1074 by Monday.