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Senior fair to be held Friday

EBENSBURG — State Rep. Frank Burns will host a senior fair for the 72nd Legislative District’s senior citizens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Young Peoples Community Center, 300 Prave St.

Those who attend will be provided information on senior services, such as the property tax/rent rebate program. Burns’ staff also will be in attendance to answer questions and provide direction on a host of government-related programs and services.

For more information, call 472-8021.

Church to note 145th anniversary

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 Fifth Ave., Altoona, will celebrate

its 145th anniversary with special services.

Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday with the Rev. Dr. Melvin R. Baber, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church of York.

The anniversary morning service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Keith R. Moore. An anniversary luncheon will be served at 2 p.m. in the fellowship hall after the service.

An afternoon service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Herman Burks of Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Union. The service also will include the Mount Hope choir.


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