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Golden Nuggets change dance date

The Golden Nuggets Club in Altoona will hold a dinner-dance at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona. It was originally scheduled for today.

The cost is $12 per person. Three hours of dancing will be held in the upstairs ballroom after the meal. The club is accepting new members.

For more information, call Hilda at 944-6320 or Mackey at 793-2859.

‘Homeopathic Remedies’ is Monday

Health By Choice Education and Research will present Dr. Ella McElwee with “Ella’s Homeopathic Remedies” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, 1309 11th Ave., Altoona.

To register, call 977-6641 or email info@hbcer.org.

Catholic Daughters host speaker

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Our Lady of The Alleghenies Court No. 1755, met Oct. 9 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Hollidaysburg.

State Sen. Judy Ward, a member of the group, was the featured speaker. Topics included pro-life issues, women’s health care in rural areas and how bills are begun and passed. Everyone was urged to get out and vote. Ward represents the 30th District which is comprised of Blair, Fulton and parts of Cumberland, Franklin and Huntingdon counties.

Deloris Sell and Elizabeth George were welcomed and installed as new members. Both attend St. Patrick Parish, Newry, and are active in church ministry.

The group voted to make donations to the local Armed Forces Mothers and to the CDA Court in Clarence celebrating its first-year anniversary..

The Nov. 13 regular meeting, where there was a memorial Mass scheduled, has been canceled.

Make a Difference Day is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Nov. 17 at St. Leonard’s Home. All are invited to assist.

Christmas parties will be held Dec. 11 at the Knights of Columbus and Dec. 15 at St. Leonard’s Home.

For more information, contact Toni Prough, regent, at 695-7033. All Catholic women are welcome.

Re-enactors to meet Wednesday

STATE COLLEGE — The 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Re-enactment Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, 1450 N. Atherton St.

The re-enactors will discuss their participation in the 156th anniversary of President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address that will take place for Remembrance Day Memorial Ceremonies, Parade, and Civil War era balls held in Gettysburg the weekend of Nov. 23 and 24.

The unit will also nominate officers for administrative and military positions for 2020 and discuss attending the annual United States Volunteers (USV) Brigade meeting Jan. 11 at the Gettysburg Hotel.

The group has more than 20 active members from Centre, Clearfield, Mifflin, Juniata and Blair counties. The regiment is actively recruiting new members. Anyone who is interested in learning more about Civil War re-enacting or the Civil War in general is encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Lynn Herman

at 861-0770.

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