The 2019 Sylvan Hills Ladies Golf Association invites all ladies both beginners and seasoned players for another year of golf. All golfers that have basic experience and knowledge of the game are welcomed. Golfers need not be members of Sylvan Hills Golf Club to participate. A $15 membership dues is required. The season opened on April 9. The 2019 officers are (from left): Linda Smith, treasurer; Lynn Durbin, assistant secretary/treasurer; Sandy Murphy, president; and Carol Young, vice president. Absent from the photo is Karen Duffet, secretary.
Alpha Beta Chapter awards scholarships
Alpha Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society, International, gathered at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House in Bedford on March 9 for a luncheon meeting.
During the business meeting, Jo Ann Leighty of the Grant-in-Aid Committee presented this year’s scholarships to future educators Mackenzie Livingston and Marin Shriver.
A graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School, New Paris, Mackenzie is an elementary education major at Shippensburg University.
Marin graduated from Central High School, Martinsburg, and is majoring in early childhood education at the University of Pittsburgh in Johnstown.
The chapter’s project for this year will be making fleece blankets for children at Your Safe Haven. Mem-bers will sew these blankets in conjunction with local Girl Scouts.
Candace Claar announced that new teacher gifts for March were notebooks and candy bars.
First Vice President Becky Johnen led those present in filling “Kindness Bags” with a variety of everyday needs. The bags will be distributed throughout the community.
Alpha Beta Chapter will join the Somerset Chapter at the Somerset Country Club on Saturday.
Class of 1964 to meet for lunch Tuesday
The Altoona High Class of 1964 will gather for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Perkins Restaurant, 3300 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.
All classmates and their guests are welcome.
Golden Nuggets to hold dinner-dance
The Golden Nuggets Club in Altoona will hold a dinner-dance at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona.
The cost is $12 per person. Three hours of dancing will be held in the upstairs ballroom after the meal. The club is accepting new members.
For more information, call Hilda at 944-6320 or Mackey at 793-2859.
Catholic Daughters donate food
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of The Alleghenies Court #1755, met March 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
Alice Nale, from St. Thomas More Church, Claysburg, and Vikki Nocek, from St. Michael Church, Hollidaysburg, were welcomed as new members.
Ron Harella, co-chair of the Knights of Columbus fundraiser called “40 cans for 40 days” spoke on the importance of providing food for needy families in the area and also stressed praying for those who are hungry.
This year, the food collected will be donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society. This is a joint endeavor between the Knights and Catholic Daughters.
The officers led the group in a skit “Roll the Stone Away” as a spiritual enhancement for their Circle of Love program.
The following were nominated as delegates to attend the state convention in Blairsville from April 5 to 8: Marilee (Toni) Prough, Barbara Fry, Cecelia Hazenstab, Fritzie Durbin and Darlene Harella. Patricia Gildea from the court represented the state as parliamentarian.
Help is needed with the ham and cheese sandwich fund raiser on Tuesday at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. Volunteers should arrive by 5 p.m.
A “salad bingo” is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Duncansville. Cost is $5 per person. Any donations of a basket would be welcomed. This is for all members, their family and friends and anyone interested in joining the Catholic Daughters.
Members also recently prepared Easter baskets and gifts for residents of St. Leonard’s Home.
For more information, call Prough at 695-7033.