Drive-thru food drop-off is Wednesday
The Van Zandt VA Medical Center is partnering with the U.S. Army 298 SMC to have a "Feds Feed Families Food Drive-Thru" from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center.
Look for the military truck and soldiers in the front of the medical center.
Organizers are hoping to fill the truck with non-perishible food items. The donated food items will go to a local food pantry.
For more information, call 943-8164, ext. 7991.
Eagle Scout project to be on display
HOLLIDAYSBURG -?Eagle Scout candidate William Calvert invites the public to attend an open house at the new Furnace Road location of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
William, 16, is the son of William and Renee Calvert of Hollidaysburg and is a member of Boy Scout Troop 3031 of Duncansville.
New books, posters, a guitar and a ukulele will be on display. These items were added to the library's outdoor collection as a result of William's Eagle Scout project.
Members of Boy Scout Troop 3031 will assist with demonstrations of Scouting skills, including knot tying and first aid.
The open house will be held in the library's new Community Room, where light refreshments will be served. No signup is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Register for art camps by Tuesday
BELLWOOD - The Bellwood-Antis Public Library will hold its "Fizz Boom Read" 2014 Summer Reading Art Camp for ages 6 to 8 and Digital Navigator for ages 9 to 12 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 14 and 15 at the library.
To register, call 742-8234 by Tuesday.
The program is funded by Benzel's Bretzels and the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation.
Mount sets grad school open house
CRESSON -?Mount Aloysius College will offer an open house for students looking to add one of four master's degrees to their resume.
The event will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the college's Wolf-Kuhn Gallery in the Main Building on campus. Refreshments will be available.
Mount Aloysius offers master's degree programs in business administration and community counseling, as well as a new autism-focused master's degree in behavioral specialist consulting and psychology.
Faculty from each of the four programs will be on-hand to meet prospective students and answer questions.
Representatives of the financial aid staff will also be on hand to explore the best way to complete a graduate degree.
To learn more about the program or to register for the open house, contact Roxane Hogue, director of graduate and continuing education, by calling 888-823-2220 or 886-6406 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elvis impersonator to visit veterans
An Elvis impersonator is devoting a day to area veterans and the public on Wednesday.
He will perform in the main pavilion at the Van Zandt VA?Medical?Center on Pleasant?Valley Boulevard, Altoona, beginning at 1:30 p.m. In the event of bad weather, he will be in the second floor auditorium.
Performances are free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.