District 14-L Lions make donation
The Lions of District 14-L donated $3,751.36 to the Western Pennsylvania Hearing Foundation from their Strides Walk that was geared toward hearing loss from diabetes.
Local Lions gathered donations toward the distance they walked.
Two local Lions, Susan Edwards and Delores I. Hite, who are on the board of the Hearing Foundation, presented the check to Dr. Don Gibala, president, and Dr. Barry Hirsh, medical director.
Edwards and Hite attend four meetings a year at UPMC Eye & Ear Institute in Pittsburgh.
The Western Pennsylvania Hearing Foundation’s mission is “To provide assistance to adults and children through the purchase of audiology devices that will improve hearing of those who are hearing impaired.”
DAR holds meeting at Park Hills
The Adam Holliday Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met May 4 at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona.
Don Feather, Blair County Genealogical Society administator, gave a presentation on “Slinky” that included a history of the company, a slide show on various toys and a biography of the James family. Feather is a former employee of the Slinky Factory.
The Pennsylvania State Society DAR Conference was held April 25 to 27 at King of Prussia. The Adam Holliday Chapter received the Outstanding Historic Preservation Award. Dani Felty was awarded the Outstanding Regent of the South Central PA District. Felty was also appointed chairperson of the DAR Constitution Week Committee for the State of Pennsylvania for 2019-22.
H. Jean Sinal, Adam Holliday Chapter chairperson of both Conservation and DAR Schools, talked about the Kentucky Hindman Settlement School’s community agricultural farms, which provide fresh locally grown produce. Sinal provided members with a PA Farm Market Guide.
Literacy Chairperson Barbara Garver thanked the chapter for the contribution of books for Claysburg Elementary School students for summer reading.
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Curve Boosters plan bowling event
The Altoona Curve Booster Club and the Altoona Curve invite area residents to an evening of bowling at Holiday Bowl on June 2, following the afternoon Curve baseball game.
Bowl on a team with Altoona Curve baseball players, manager and coaches and enjoy this special time with the Altoona Curve team.
Cost is $25 for bowling two games, and prizes will be awarded. Free food and light refreshments will be available.
Sign up today at the Altoona Curve office, at the information booth during the baseball games or at the event at 5 p.m. June 2.
For more information, contact Brianna at 283-3116. All proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.