Program details how to start exercising
TYRONE - The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center will provide a free educational program titled "How to Create, Organize and Start an Exercise Program."
The program will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. March 24 in the main lobby at the Tyrone Health & Wellness Building, which is on the Tyrone Hospital campus at 154 Hospital Drive.
Captain Phillips Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4129, Saxton, recently donated a Canon copier to the Hopewell Senior Center. The copier was purchased with small games of chance proceeds from Tri County Office Equipment, Everett. Shown are (from left): seated — senior center board members Kathryn O’Neal and Sylvia Melius; standing — senior center board members Donna Brawley, Bonnie Burr (president) and Helen Barton, Post 4129 quartermaster Ron Pawuk, Teena Thomas (site manager) and Post 4129 adjutant Dave Edwards.
The program will be presented by Tyler Hunter, personal trainer at the Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center.
Individuals who attend the program will learn how to create an exercise plan, how to tailor an exercise plan to your unique needs, what exercises to include in your plan, proper exercise form and safety, instruction on how to perform certain key exercises and important muscle groups to work.
The program is free and open to the public. RSVP is requested as seating is limited. To reserve a seat or for more information, call the center at 684-2117.
The Tyrone Fitness and Wellness Center offers monthly health and wellness classes that are free and open to the public.
War Veterans Council to meet
The Blair County War Veterans Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center, Altoona.
All members are urged to attend.
NARFE to meet Friday at King's
Altoona Chapter 0328 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will meet Friday at King's Restaurant, Sixth Avenue, Altoona.
Lunch will be at noon with the meeting to follow at 1 p.m.
Representatives from Highmark will provide a presentation and answer questions and concerns regarding coverage in the greater Blair and Centre county and surrounding area.
St. Patrick's Day dinner is Sunday
COALPORT -?The Glendale Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 59th annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner on Sunday at the fire hall on Water Street.
Dinner will be served from noon to 2 p.m. The meal will be a choice of ham or turkey with all the trimmings for a cost of $8 for adults, $3.50 for ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger.
Tickets will be available at the door, and carry-outs will be available. A raffle is also scheduled for the day.
Ebner Elementary plans fundraiser
Ebner Elementary School's sixth-grade class will hold a Vera Bradley and Thirty-One fundraiser at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Rose of Lima Social Hall, Altoona. Doors will open at 1 p.m.
Tickets are $25, which includes food, beverages and desserts. A $55 Value Pack also is available.
Proceeds will benefit Ebner's sixth-grade activities and toward the construction of a new playground.
Tickets purchased at the door must be paid in cash or by money order.
For advance tickets, call 932-4616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Singles dance set for Saturday
TYRONE - SinglesMakingConnections.com will hold a St. Patty's celebration dance from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the private room at the Tyrone Elks, 5496 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m.
Music will be provided by a DJ. Admission is $8, which includes snacks. Participants must be at least 21 years old. ID will be required.
For more information, call 867-7771 or email SinglesMakingConnections@yahoo.com.
History group to meet in?Bedford
BEDFORD - The Bedford County Dutch Corner History Group will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 741 Messiah Church Road.
Anyone interested in preserving the history of the area is welcome to attend. Copies of the "Dutch?Corner Schools" book are still available at the meetings or by contacting Carl Sellers at 623-6303 or emailing Lora@DutchCornerPa.com.