Patton Slovak Club makes donation
PATTON - The Patton?Slovak Club recently made a $6,000 donation to the bath house building fund of the Patton Park Commission.
"We are continuing to raise money for a new building and looking for matching grants to double the efforts. The bath house is critical to keeping the pool open for local families during the summer months," said Vickie Legros, vice president of the commission.
From left, Patton?Slovak Club members Jerry Petrunyak (treasurer) and Rick Resko present a check to Patton?Park Commission members Vickie Legros (vice president) and Nate Wharton.
Roaring Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7689 recently donated $3,000 to the Roaring Spring Community Library’s technology fund. The money will be used to purchase and upgrade computers, as well as cover the cost of offering free Internet and Wi-Fi to the community. Shown are (from left): Richard I. McIntyre, post commander; Michelle A. McIntyre-Humbert, library director; and Richard Thomas, quartermaster of the post.
"A new bath house will address issues of outdated bathrooms, handicap accessibility and family change rooms. The pool complex has been providing summer fun to generations of local families for over 70 years. It is also vital to providing a safe environment for children and keeping our youth off the streets during the summer months."
Women's club taking grant applications
HOLLIDAYSBURG - The Hollidaysburg Area Women's Club, a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, is accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations in Blair County.
Application forms are available at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, 405 Clark St., or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women's Club - Grant Application, P.O. Box 662, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.
Applications are due by April 30.
Friends of Library plan book sale
HOLLIDAYSBURG - The Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Public will hold the library's spring used book sale and a library moving sale on Saturday and April 6 at the current location at Clark and Allegheny streets.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6. A bag or box of books will be discounted to $5 all day both days. Miscellaneous library items will be specially priced or free.
For more information, call the library at 695-5961.
Railway employees to meet Wednesday
DUNCANSVILLE -?The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Prime Sirloin Buffet.
NARVRE is the only chartered national organization whose sole purpose is the protection of railroad pension rights. If you are a retired or veteran railroad employee (or widow) of any craft, you are invited to an informal meeting of NARVRE, Unit 173, Altoona.
For more information, call Steve Phillips, president of Unit 173, at 886-2113.
Railroad retirees to join for breakfast
All area railroad employees and their spouses are invited to a breakfast at 9 a.m. April 7 at Tom & Joe's Restaurant, 1201 13th Ave., Altoona.
Meetings are held the first Monday of each month.
For more information, call Michael Verilla at 942-7095.
Women's Connection plans luncheon
HOLLIDAYSBURG -?Altoona Women's Connection will hold its "How Does Your Garden Grow?" luncheon at noon April 9 at The Blairmont Club, 265 Larch St.
The cost is $14 per person.
Lorraine Serra of South Park will present "Life in the Spotlight Can Be Blinding," and Marie Walter of Bellwood will discuss spring flower garden planning.
Music will be presented by Amy Mayers of Bellwood.
Reservations must be made by Saturday by calling Mary Lou at 944-5438.
AFSCME to meet Wednesday
EBENSBURG -?The American?Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Sub-Chapter 8303 will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Ebensburg Municipal Building.