American Legion to mark 100 years
The American Legion is celebrating 100 years July 26 and 27.
A centennial gala is planned at the Bedford American Legion July 26. It is open to members only at a cost of $35 per person.
A parade will be held at 2 p.m. July 27 in Hollidaysburg. It is open to the public and a picnic will be held July 27 at Legion Park.
Entertainment will be by Hot Wax. The cost is $8.
For picnic tickets, stop in the following American Legions: Hollidaysburg, Williamsburg, Tyrone, Bedford or contact any American Legion member.
Catholic Daughters discuss activities
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of The Alleghenies Court 1755, met May 8 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Hollidaysburg.
The group discussed the May 18 Make a Difference Day at Garvey Manor and the June 2 Priest Appreciation Day.
A bequest was made from the estate of Emma Helen Brolley in the amount of $1,000 to St. Leonard’s Home to be put toward the installation of a railing at the home. Sister Cindy will announce the date upon completion and a picnic will be held at the home with the residents.
The Catholic Daughters held an Education Contest for the fourth grade at Holy Trinity School in Hollidaysburg. Winners were forwarded to the state convention. Jada Moyer won first place in art and third place in essay in the state contest. Her entries were forwarded to the national convention. She was presented with an award on June 2 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Lakemont.
The Catholic Daughters Pennsylvania newly elected State Regent Shirly Hall, from the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese will be honored June 23 at a tea held at St. Matthew Church, Tyrone, following the 10 a.m. Mass.
Ginny Harrington provided information concerning the upcoming yard sale scheduled for Aug. 3 at Pat Gildea’s home in Hollidaysburg. The proceeds will help benefit the court’s charitable works.
All court members are urged to participate in the above activities.
The next meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus in Hollidaysburg. For more information, call Toni Prough, regent, at 695-7033. All Catholic women are requested to attend.
Bridge club announces recent winners
The Altoona Duplicate Bridge Club has announced the names of its recent winners.
May 22 — Jean Keller and Jean Green, first place; Kevin Davis and Ed McCauley, second; Cheryl Wherry and Carol Moyer, third.
May 23 — Ed McCauley and Irving Seltzer, first; Hope Sheehan and Martha Plummer, second; Alan Ettinger and Francis Alison and Jeannine Farley and Barbara Marinak, tied for third.
May 29 — Summer Rifkah and Tudor Trifan, first; Barbara Marinak and Jeannine Fagley, second; Carol Moyer and Ed McCauley, third; Kevin Davis and Betsy Goulionis, fourth.
May 30 — North/South: Diane Beaver and Robert Flynn, first; Jeannine Fagley and Barbara Marinak, second; Jeff Gourley and Larry Gourley, third; Hope Sheehan and Martha Plummer, fourth. East/West: Marcia Dravis and Cheryl Wherry and JoEllen Gehl and Diana Colabrese, tied for first; Betsy Goulionis and Pat Dorfmeister, second.
Games are open to the public and held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Thursdays at the American Legion Social Hall in Hollidaysburg.
For more information, contact Bruce Baldwin at 327-5653 or visit www.altoonaduplicatebridge.com.
Chimrocks to hold Father’s Day dance
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Chimrock Square & Round Dance Club will hold a dance from 7 to 9 p.m. June 16 at the Masonic Hall, 1008 Edgar St.
The theme will be “Father’s Day: Root Beer Floats.”
The cost is $5 to dance. It is free to observe.
Future dances include:
June 30 — “Christmas in July.”
The group will take a summer break in July. Dances will resume Aug. 4, which will be “Elvis Night,” followed by “Hawaiian Shirt and Luau Night” on Aug. 18.
For more information, call 695-5043.
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