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SFU blanketeers currently collecting

LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Community Blanketeers collection began Feb. 1 and runs through March 29.

Since 2006, the Blanketeers have collected 1,590 quilted, crocheted, knitted, and embroidered blankets, which have been donated to children in need in Blair, Cambria, Clearfield, and Somerset counties. All blankets should be new and hand made in a size suitable for small hands (approximately 36 x 48 inches). While any materials are acceptable, washable fabrics and yarns are desirable as these blankets will get a lot of use and see many washings. The crib will be also be donated to a local family in need.

Blankets can be dropped off at Saint Francis University and placed in the crib located in the entrance of Scotus Hall, or contact 472-3004 for other arrangements. For additional information regarding the Saint Francis University Community Blanketeers, please contact Melita O’Donnell at


New exhibit opening at Everett library

EVERETT — The Bloody Run Historical Society will meet at the Everett Free Library at 4 p.m. Monday. All interested persons are welcome to attend and hear the report on the first month response to the Society’s Membership and Fundraising Campaign kicked off the first of the year. Participation details available at www.bloodyrunhistory.org.

“Everett Gone But Not Forgotten” is the topic of the monthly historic display at the Everett Free Library. Historian Barb Miller has redone materials including old photos from a former display to test your memory regarding building locations such as the McDaniel Building, now Rite Aid and the Cheerio. Give it a try then check out the correct answers provided. Exhibit will be at the library throughout the month of February.

Wolf’s now accepting Scouts

EBENSBURG — As of February, the Boys Scouts of America are accepting girls in their Scout of America troops. A first in the area and joining other organizations countrywide to initiate groundbreaking BSA scout troops for girls, Wolf’s Performing Arts is starting a troop to serve girls ages 11 to 17 who are interested in joining the Scouts of America (Scouts BSA).

Wolf’s Performing Arts, the charter organization for this new troop, is now accepting members, girls 11 to 17, for their new Scouts BSA girls’ troop. Building on Wolf’s mission of educating, empowering and encouraging their students, Wolf’s looks forward to partnering with Scouts BSA to help young women learn new skills, make new friends, earn badges and work their way through the ranks toward the ultimate rank of Eagle Scout.

Weekly meetings will be held from 7:15 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays beginning Feb. 6 at the Wolf’s Performing Arts studio, 226 West High St., 2nd floor. Interested families can call 244-9001 for more information.

Little Rock February classes scheduled

ROARING SPRING — Little Rock Natural Remedies February classes are as follows (all classes are free and begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted):

Feb. 4: Heavy Metals — Where do they come from and how do I get rid of them?

Feb. 11: Heart Health — Happy Valentines Day; How do I keep my heart healthy?

Feb. 18: Cholesterol — What’s behind the build up?

Feb. 25: 5 p.m. — Make It Take It (small fee)

Feb. 25: 6 p.m. — Understanding Muscle Testing — Does my body really need that product?

Classes are held at Little Rock Natural Remedies, 908 Spruce St., Roaring Spring.

Please call if you have any questions. 695-0624.


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