Singles dance is Saturday in Tyrone
TYRONE -?SinglesMakingConnections.com will hold a dance/social from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tyrone Elks, 5496 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Doors will open at 7:15 p.m., and music will be provided by a DJ.
Maeve and Dan Lawruk, avid animal lovers and volunteers at the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, visited the shelter for a photo with some four-legged adoptable friends. The Lawruks are avid sponsors of the Mulligan’s Mutts Annual Golf Event, which will take place Friday at Iron Masters Country Club, Roaring Spring. Maeve, a recent graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School, is shown with J.R. and Mookie while her father, Dan, is shown with Saidie. Brian Uhlinger is chairman of the golf event. Registration begins at 10:45 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. The event format is four-person scramble. For further information about Mulligan’s Mutts or the CPHS, contact Jill Reigh at 942-6900.
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.
Volunteers needed at playground
The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission, along with the Booker T. Washington Revitalization Corporation, is looking for volunteers for this week's Prospect Park Community Playground installation at 112 S. 15th St., Altoona.
About 30 to 35 volunteers will be needed from about 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Along with volunteers, donations of food and drinks for the volunteers are needed.
To volunteer or to donate food or drinks, contact the Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission at 949-2231 or email@example.com.
Event focus is people with disabilities
A number of spots remain for the Blair County?Emergency Management Symposium regarding people with disabilities, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 at the Blair County Convention?Center.
The symposium is being presented by the Center for Independent Living of Southcentral Pennsylvania, in partnership with Blair County Emergency Management Agency, Department of Social Services and Contact Altoona.
Agencies who work directly with Blair County people with disabilities are encouraged to attend.
The goal is to identify where they live and inform first responders so they can be prepared to meet their needs in the event of a weather, human or technological disaster.
There is no cost for the symposium. Lunch will be provided. Registration is requested by June 16 by calling Melissa Gillin in the Blair County Department of Social Services at 693-3052 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gaming marathon to benefit CMN
Area residents are invited to take part in this year's Extra Life gaming marathon Oct. 25 to benefit the Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger.
Gamers make up teams, recruit friends or join the Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger team and collect pledges from friends and families. Then get ready for 24 hours of game playing.
Sign up online at www.extra-life.org
For more information about Extra Life, contact Vanessa Houser at 800-451-5437 or email@example.com.
The funds raised by this event will help to provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.