Open horse show set for Saturday
MARTINSBURG - The Morrisons Cove Open Horse Show, organized by Classic Ribbons 4-H and Pony Club in conjunction with the Morrisons Cove Dairy Show, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park.
There will be junior and senior classes, and high point awards will be awarded for 36 divisions. Entry fees are $3 per class. Ribbons will be awarded for first through sixth places. Trophies will be presented for high point beginner, junior and senior riders.
Food stands will be open all day.
Association for Blind sets programs
The Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind offers weekly opportunities for educational programs and socializing. All programs are at 10 a.m. Unless otherwise stated, programs are held at 300 Fifth Ave., Altoona.
The following programs are open to the public:
Aug. 6 - Shopping at Amish Farm Market.
Aug. 13 - Shopping at Dollar Tree.
Aug. 20 - "Respite Care after Hospitalization," presented by Amy Harr of Elmcroft.
Aug. 27 - Programs offered through Senior Life, presented by Suzie Knorr.
Aug. 30 - "Medication Dispensing Unit," presented by John Gardini of Home Helpers.
This specialized services program is funded in part through grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services, and Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.
For more information, call 944-2021.
Grant writing workshop offered
EBENSBURG - "Getting the Most from Your Grant Writing Efforts," a half-day workshop from Penn State Extension, will examine the grant writing process in detail.
The workshop is scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Penn State Extension Cambria County, Manor Drive meeting room, 499 Manor Drive.
Topics include identifying and working with foundations, the components of an effective proposal, evaluation strategies, the grant review process and effective search strategies.
This workshop is recommended for staff, volunteers and board members of community nonprofits, local governments and other community organizations.
Whether you are responsible for obtaining grants, wondering where to start or simply curious about how to improve your efforts, the interactive program will give you an opportunity to share best practices, learn from your peers and do a little networking.
Angie Berzonski of the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies will be a guest presenter to provide information about the CFA, as well as her insights as a funder.
The cost is $25 per person. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
Register online at extension.psu.edu/grant-writing or contact Penn State Extension Adams County, which will take registrations for the Ebensburg session, at 717-334-6271, ext. 307.