Club notes

Society makes changes to schedule

EVERETT — The Bloody Run Historical Society has made several changes to its spring schedule.

The Railroad and Community Museum now plans to re-open May 2 and will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday through October. There are no April hours. Check www.bloodyrunhistory.org or Facebook at Bloody Run History, Everett, Pa., for future schedule changes.

Also canceled is the musical group Biscuits and Gravy scheduled for April 19. It will reschedule at a later date.

The April board meeting is canceled.

The group plans to meet at 6 p.m. May 4 at the museum and every first Monday thereafter through October with the date for September to be decided due to Labor Day.

AFSCME cancels April meeting

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Retirees Sub-chapter 8306 has cancelled the April 1 meeting.

Kiwanis postpones Pancake Day

The Altoona Kiwanis Club has rescheduled Pancake Day from April 4 to June 13.

In the event this emergency situation continues and the club is unable to have the event in June, it will respond accordingly.

The event will still be held at Bishop Guilfoyle High School at 2400 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.

Tickets and sponsorships are still available.

Patton Travel Club announces changes

PATTON — The Patton Travel Club has announced changes due to the coronavirus.

The club’s meeting for March 31 will be rescheduled.

The Longwood Gardens trip scheduled for April 22 has been canceled and may be rescheduled.

At this time, the May 20 trip to Sight and Sound is still going as planned, but due to the coronavirus, this trip and all of the others may have to be rescheduled.

“The officers want to thank all of the members for their patience and understanding during this troubling time and urge everyone to follow all of the precautions that the government has suggested and pray that this battle with the virus becomes a thing of the past soon,” said club member Pat Willett.

William Penn Association plans projects

Branch 800 Altoona of the William Penn Association met March 9 at Our Lady of Lourdes Education Center, Altoona.

Officers voted to participate in the Join Hands Against Hunger Project sponsored by the association. Monetary donations will be made to Catholic Charities and the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, Altoona, and the American Rescue Workers, Hollidaysburg. Each of these agencies provides services to needy people in the community.

The branch will also join in the Easter Basket Program and provide supermarket gift cards to five local families as was done during the Christmas holidays.

The WPA is a fraternal organization with headquarters in Pittsburgh and branches throughout the United States.

For more information, call Bob Jones at 942-2661.

Naval Reserve Center plans reunion

The Central PA Chapter of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association is sponsoring a reunion for all Navy, Coast Guard and Marine personnel who have been attached to the Naval Reserve Center, Altoona, throughout its history, 1947 to 1994.

The reunion will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Duncansville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post. The cost for the reunion with meal (cash bar) is $15 per person.

For more information, contact Robert Bentley at

696-3366 or rjbentley@atlanticbb.net.

Safari club cancels April 4 banquet

The Allegheny Mountains Chapter of Safari Club Internationalás annual fundraising banquet scheduled for Saturday has been postponed.

The rescheduled banquet will take place Aug. 14 at the Blair County Convention Center. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. For tickets or more information, contact Zac Lytle at 207-3025 or email zlytle2002

@atlanticbb.net or Josh Bookhamer at 312-2137.

Information can also be found on the Facebook page at Allegheny Mtns. Chapter-Safari Club International

Area clubs and nonprofits can email articles and photos

to community@altoonamirror.com.


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