Community Labor Day picnic fast approaching

What a prize!
Matt Miller, manager of the Best Buy in State College, recently donated this 22-inch Insignia flat-screen HDTV as a prize for the upcoming Community Labor Day picnic. Picnic chairperson Rose Black said the TV will be used as an attendance drawing prize, so everybody at the picnic will have a chance to win. Matt will be there around 4 p.m. to draw the winning ticket. The picnic is scheduled to be held Monday, September 1, starting at 9 a.m. at Reservoir Park. (The Daily Herald/Christina Pryor)

It’s hard to believe that Labor Day is almost here, and the annual Community Labor Day picnic scheduled at Reservoir Park is gearing up to be one of the best ever.
The picnic is scheduled to be held Monday, September 1, beginning at 9 a.m.
The Labor Day committee is firming up the picnic booths and menu for the day.
Located at the concession stand, the picnic committee will be selling 50/50 tickets and also handing out registration tickets and contests.
The Rotary Club of Tyrone will be selling bottled water, ice cream and chicken barbecue dinners. The dinner will include: chicken, DelGrosso Park potato salad, baked beans, roll and ice cream. Advance tickets are still on sale from any Rotarian.
At Kitchen Table No. 1, Boy Scout Troop 103 will be selling ham barbecue, sloppy joes, hot dogs, funnel cakes, chips and soda.
Boy Scout Troop No 20 will be selling coffee and apple dumplings.
The Shrines Club will be selling hot and mild sausage sandwiches, nachos and cheese, lemonade and iced tea.
The Women’s Club of Tyrone will be selling their famous rack rib dinner, which includes: coleslaw, baked beans and roll. They will also be offering quilt raffle chances in which tickets are currently on sale at BiLo.
The Tyrone Fire Police will also be holding a raffle and drawing.
As for activities, the day will be full of entertainment for all ages.
At 9:30 a.m. the children’s games are scheduled to begin at tables No. 2 and No. 3, and at 1 p.m. the children’s pool games will begin at the outdoor pool.
At 9 a.m., registration for the attendance drawings and contests will begin. The 50/50 tickets will be on sale, and the winners will be announced at approximately 4 p.m. Also, the winner of the attendance drawing will be announced at approximately 4 p.m., and that lucky person will win a 22-inch HDTV donated by Best Buy of State College.
Beginning at 11 a.m., Kip Woodring will take to the amphitheater stage to provide musical entertainment for all to enjoy.
At 10 a.m., the food booths will open to the public.
The always exciting prize bingo is set to begin at 1 p.m. at Table No. 1 and will be broadcast by WTRN and manned by the Tyrone Elks. Prizes for bingo have been donated by area businesses, organizations and individuals.
At 3 p.m., the always fun watermelon and pie eating contests at the concession area will take place.
For more information about the picnic, contact Picnic Committee Chairperson Rose Black at 684-0736 or email Black at