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Courtesy photo The annual Hollidaysburg Veterans Home Carnival has been going strong for more than 20 years, and PennCrest Bank is proud and honored to volunteer at the event. This year’s carnival was held June 14, and PennCrest Bank’s employees (from left) Wendy Nagle, Connie Hurd, Erica Kopera, Sara Byrne and Linda DeAngelis volunteered to serve ice cream as a thank you to veterans.

Courtesy photo

The annual Hollidaysburg Veterans Home Carnival has been going strong for more than 20 years, and PennCrest Bank is proud and honored to volunteer at the event. This year’s carnival was held June 14, and PennCrest Bank’s employees (from left) Wendy Nagle, Connie Hurd, Erica Kopera, Sara Byrne and Linda DeAngelis volunteered to serve ice cream as a thank you to veterans.

Hollidaysburg class of ’50 to meet today

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Members of the Hollidays-burg High School Class of 1950 hold monthly luncheon meetings at 12:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at The Dream Restaurant. The next meeting is today.

Spouses are also welcome to attend.

For more information, call 695-1573 or 695-0028.

Master gardeners to host summer tea

EBENSBURG — The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Cambria County will hold its annual summer tea, “Dahlia Delirium — Summer Tea,”  from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Bethany United Methodist Church, 112 Leventry Road, Johnstown.

Master gardeners will present information on growing, caring for and storing dahlias, as well as drying different types of flowers.

Registration is due today. Register by visiting https://extension.psu.edu/garden-day or by calling

1-877-345-0691. The program fee of $25 can be paid by check, credit or debit card.

‘Understanding Addiction’ set Tuesday

Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships will provide a free one-hour training open to the public.

“Understanding Addiction” will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships, 3001 Fairway Drive, Suite D, Altoona.

Registration is preferred by contacting the Blair Drug and Alcohol Program at 381-0921.

Tiger Pride Day will be held Saturday

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Tiger Pride Committee and the Hollidaysburg Area School District will host the fifth annual Tiger Pride Day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the HASD Tiger Stadium.

“Tiger Pride Day is a great way to start off the new school year. This event brings everyone together and brings such a positive experience for everyone, community members, students and teachers in the area. It includes everyone in Hollidaysburg and creates a sense of togetherness for the community,” said Mackenzie Garman, FBLA officer and member of the Tiger Pride Publicity Committee. “This event does a great job showcasing the many talents of HASD from the music department to fall sports teams to the cheerleaders to assorted student clubs, it really has it all,” said Isaac Kuntz, FBLA officer and member of the Tiger Pride Publicity Committee.

Activities include:

9 a.m. — Junior high football scrimmage vs. Altoona.

11:30 a.m. — Varsity football scrimmage vs. Clearfield.

2 p.m. — Band/cheerleaders perform and Meet the Tigers will be held.

3:30 p.m. — HAYFA Sheetz kickoff scrimmages.

The public is invited and all community members are welcome to attend.

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