Izaac Wilkinson, a recent graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School, accepts a $1,000 scholarship award from Dana Lawlor, treasurer of the Sen. Ted Kennedy Memorial Scholarship Committee. This scholarship is awarded annually by the Blair County Democratic Committee to an outstanding young Democrat enrolled or accepted at a college or technical school. Izaac is the son of Teri Wilkinson of Hollidaysburg. He will be attending Howard University, Washington, D.C., in the fall.
Patton Garden Club flower show Monday
PATTON — “Around the World in Eighty Days” is the theme of the flower show being held by the Patton Garden Club from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at La Ferme Rouge, 246 Marina Road.
The show will feature horticultural exhibits and floral designs along with a new category of Botanical Arts which will consist of artistic crafts and photography. All of these will incorporate the show’s theme.
Judging of the exhibits will take place prior to the public viewing by nationally accredited flower show judges.
The club holds a flower show every two years. The goal of the show is to educate the public and to grow an interest in gardening and flower shows. It is also an education for the garden club members.
Horseshoe Seniors plan dinner-dance
The Horseshoe Seniors will hold a dinner-dance Thursday at the Bavarian Hall, 112 S. 13th St., Altoona.
Dinner is at 5:30 p.m., followed by three hours of dancing to a DJ. Admission is $12 per person. Singles and couples are welcome.
This is a fun evening for seniors and new people are encouraged to come out and enjoy a time of friendship, entertainment and companionship with others.
This dinner-dance is a monthly event usually held the third Thursday of every month.
Reservations must be made by the Monday before each event. For reservations and more information, call Don Beatty at 946-1074.
Singers needed for community chorus
Singers are needed to help form the Altoona Community Chorus.
For more information, call 934-5537.
Catholic Daughters recognize member
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of the Alleghenies Court No. 1755, met July 10 for a covered dish picnic at the home of Arlene Gildea.
Doris Nocek was named Catholic Daughter of the Year. She also received a 25-year membership award.
During the picnic, Mary Dively presided over an auction of items donated by the members to obtain funds for the organization’s charitable endeavors. A total of $276 was raised.
A booth is set up by membership co-chairs Anita Burket and Anita Terchanik at St. Patrick’s Festival in Newry, this weekend for the purpose of providing information/membership information.
The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Hollidaysburg. Those attending are asked to take items for the group’s annual baby shower. Gifts will be donated to the St. Vincent DePaul Society for new young mothers.
For more information, call Toni Prough, regent, at
695-7033. All Catholic women are invited.
Area clubs and nonprofits can email information and photos to email@example.com. For more information, call Brenda Carberry at 946-7459.