Williamsburg Legion installs officers
WILLIAMSBURG — Post 456 of the American Legion, along with Unit 456 of the American Legion Auxiliary, held a joint installation of officers for the 2018-19 year.
Installation was held on Aug. 19 at the post home.
The 21st District Commander Denny Haire, along with officers of the 21st District, swore in the Legionnaires.
Officers are William W. Weaver III, post commander; Walter S. Edwards, senior vice commander; John Price, post adjutant; Robert Aurandt, historian; and Bill Brantner, service officer.
Membership Chairman Kelly Moyer from the Depart-ment of Pennsylvania American Legion Auxiliary swore in the auxiliary officers. They are Stacy Hughes, president; Marae Lane, vice president; Jackie Weaver, secretary; Nikki Lane, treasurer; Lynne Akers, chaplain; Maureen Edwards, sergeant at arms; and Dena Kennedy, historian.
Following installation, a flag retirement ceremony was held. More than 700 American flags that have been rendered unserviceable — flags that have been placed on the graves of departed comrades, covered the caskets of dead soldiers and sailors from all the nations wars or flown above area offices, businesses and schools — were properly retired and disposed of with honor.
Williamsburg American Legion has a flag drop-off box beside the pavilion of the American Legion, 1325 Yellow Springs Drive, Williamsburg.
Hollidaysburg class of 1950 to meet
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Members of the Hollidaysburg High School class of 1950 meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at The Dream restaurant. Spouses are also welcome to attend.
The next meeting will be held on Wednesday.
For more information, call 695-1573 or 695-0028.
Altoona class of 1964 to meet for lunch
The Altoona High School class of 1964 invites all class members and guests to lunch at 12:30 p.m. Friday at King’s Restaurant, Sierra Drive, Altoona.
Altoona Maennerchor seeks singers
The Altoona Maennerchor is looking for male singers for weekly gatherings at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Bavarian Hall in Altoona.
Established in 1965 at the Bavarian Hall in Altoona as a German men’s chorus, the songs are now 99 percent English.
This year, the group will meet from Sept. 12 through June 10 with one or two fun get-togethers in the summer.
The choral season begins with popular songs, singing for groups during holiday season and ending at a state-wide competition of choruses known as “Sangerfest.”
This year, the group also enjoyed an evening at the Hofbrauhaus in Pittsburgh. It also volunteered at some Altoona Curve games to earn funds.
For more information, call Fred Buckreis at 932-8472, Steve Hess at 931-3661, Dan Moringiello at 696-1075, Bob Stubler at 386-1931 or Jim Bonerigo at 935-5331.
State retirees to meet Sept. 19
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees, Blair Bedford Huntingdon Chapter 1-10, will hold a member meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Knights of Columbus, 324 Bedford St.
The speaker will be John P. Joyce, candidate for the 9th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election of officers and directors will be held.
There will be refreshments and a door prize.
Historical society to meet in Duncansville
DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave.
During Duncansville Community Days, the society was provided with information on Sunbrook Farm. Information will be discussed at the meeting.
Also during Community Days on July 19, when members were packing the information from the society’s booth, it was discovered that a black notebook with pictures taken at the Community Center Program during 1954-1959 was missing. These pictures are the originals and cannot be replaced. Anyone who knows anything about this notebook is asked to contact Nancy DeLozier at 1324 Seventh Ave., Duncansville, or call 695-1017.
The society interested in obtaining any pictures or information regarding Duncansville which you might have. If you are unable to attend the meeting, any information or pictures you have can be sent to Nancy DeLozier, P.O. Box 115, Duncansville, PA 16635 or call 695-1017. The society would like to make copies of the information and it will be returned promptly.
New people are welcome to attend the meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of every other month.
Eastern Star plans spaghetti dinner
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Chapter No. 471, Order of the Eastern Star, will sponsor a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall, 1008 Edgar St.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 11 and younger. Tickets will be available at the door. Take-outs will be available
EMTs and first responders will be the guests.