Summer praise concert scheduled
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren is presenting its first annual summer praise concert on Sunday, August 27 at 6 p.m. at the church, which is located at 500 West 18th Street in Tyrone.
The concert is the culmination of three months of rehearsals by the summer praise program choir, which is comprised of area students from the ages of five through 18. The concert is free and open to all residents of the community and will be followed by a reception. There will be a voluntary offering during the program, of which 100 percent of the proceeds will directly benefit the Tyrone DrugSafetyNet Program, which provides drug education, awareness and prevention materials to area youth and families.
Please mark your calendars to attend, and help to make a difference in the community. For more information, contact Kristen Rhodes, Minister of Music, at 814-207-9267.
Tyrone Soccer fall season
Tyrone Soccer\’s Fall season begins Sunday, August 27 at the PPG fields in Tipton. Practice times on Sunday are: U6 1:30-2:30 p.m.; U8 2:45-3:45 p.m.; U10 4-5 p.m. and U12-14 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Players are reminded to bring shin guards and a water bottle. Call Steve Lucas at 684-1218 with any questions.
Tyrone Presbyterian service
At the 10:30 a.m. service this Sunday, August 27, Tyrone Presbyterian Church will come alive with the sound of music as Alice, Anita and Ferroll Mulhollan share some gospel favorites as part of a worship service that accents the blessing of walking with God.
As long-time residents of California Hollow in Bald Eagle, the Mulhollan family singers have inspired audiences throughout Central Pennsylvania with their harmonious praise music over many years.
Pastor Bob Dunkelberger encourages citizens to join Tyrone Presbyterians for 10:30 a.m. worship this Sunday, August 27. At that service, they can allow the music and the message to invigorate their journey through life, as the people in the pew depart to serve by singing the comforting words of this 1886 Dwight Moody Evangelistic hymn, “When we walk with the Lord, in the light of His word / What a glory He sheds on our way / While we do His good will, He abides with us still / And with all who will trust and obey.”
Military History Speakers Series
There is a Military History Speaker Series event scheduled for Monday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Business Route 322, Boalsburg. The topic will be “Wilder\’s Brigade at Chickamauga”. Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Haribson, United States Army, will discuss a historical analysis of Colonel John T. Wilder\’s infantry brigade in the Tullahoma and Chickamauga campaigns of the American Civil War in 1863. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free.
Tyrone Neighborhood Watch
Join with friends and neighbors to help keep homes safe.
The Tyrone Neighborhood Watch will meet Tuesday, August 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Tyrone Senior Center, 505 West 3rd St., Tyrone.
The guest speaker will be Tony Sassano of the Blair County Drug Task Force.
For additional information, call Maureen Adams at 946-1235, extension 1040.
Sons of the American Legion
The monthly meeting of the SAL will be held on Tuesday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Legion Hall. Please plan to attend.
As a reminder to all members, the 2006-07 dues are now being accepted. Payment can be made by mail or at the Legion.
Contact Don Boytim at 686-0339 with questions.
Track/CC Booster club meeting
The Tyrone track and cross country booster club will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. in room 110 at the high school.
Joshua House yard sale
There is a scheduled yard sale at Joshua House on September 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Joshua House will be open Tuesday, August 29 and Wednesday, August 30 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, August 31 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. to collect donations for the yard sale. For more information, call Nancy at 684-3521 or 931-1563.
Blair Co. Assoc. for the Blind health calendar
The September health calendar has been announced for the Blair County Association for the Blind, and is as follows: September 5, “Leader and Therapy Dogs” at the Tyrone Senior Center at 11 a.m., and September 25, “Leader and Therapy Dogs” at the Bellwood Senior Center at 10:30 a.m.
Members of Chapter 328, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association held its annual picnic at noon August 11 at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg.
A picnic lunch was served by Rick Conway from the Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center. Members played bingo after the lunch.
The chapters next meeting will be at noon on September 8 at King’s Restaurant, 3000 Sixth Avenue, Altoona. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.
Tyrone Community Labor Day picnic
The Tyrone Community Labor Day picnic will be held Monday, September 4 at Reservoir Park, beginning at 9 a.m.
Any non-profit organization may have a food booth to sign up. Adult prize bingo will be ran by the Tyrone Elks. Youth land and water games with cash prizes are sponsored by local businesses. Entertainment will be provided by Kip Woodring. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. Rotary chicken barbecue tickets and women’s Club rib dinner tickets are available in advance from members and the chamber office. Call 684-0736 for tickets, to donate prizes, money or to sign up a group.
Soccer booster meeting
There will be a TAHS Boys Soccer Booster meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Tyrone High School. Topics to be discussed include officers, by-laws, and fundraisers.
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a buffet dinner on Friday, September 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature turkey, beef, noodles, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, corn, Waldorf salad, cranberry sauce and roll. The dinner is free for children age four and under. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.
Evangelistic crusade at God’s Missionary Church, Route 22, Alexandria will feature the Dan Durkee family from Penns Creek. The event will be held September 8-10. Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
For more information, call Pastor Shaffer at 814-669-9021.