Community Calendar

Luncheon
The public is invited to “The Winner’s Bouquet” luncheon on Wednesday, January 10, at the Ramada Inn, Banquet Room C, at noon. The special feature will be “Candy Bouquet” by Jeannette Rutherford of Hollidaysburg. Special music will be presented by Pam Wertman of Tyrone. The featured speaker will be Jennifer Ebaugh of Saxonburg. She will be speaking on “Winning the Race of Life”.
For information call 944-3779.
Sponsored by Altoona Christian Women’s Club, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

Saturday Night Light
Bald Eagle United Methodist Church announces the beginning of \”Saturday Night Light\” Come join in for a night filled with Contemporary Christian Music, laughter, conversation and light refreshments. The kick off for this new ministry is Saturday, January 13, at 7 p.m. in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Saturday Night Light will be held on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. This service features live music by \”Praise Unplugged.\” The Bald Eagle UMC is located on Bald Eagle Pike in Bald Eagle, just a short distance north of the I-99/220 intersection. For more information, contact the church office at 684-5801.

Special service
Northwood Baptist Chapel will have special speakers, Paul and Wendy Daku from Sigatoka, Fiji Islands, South Pacific, in the 6 p.m. service January 14. They serve under Baptist Intl. Missions, Inc., and his father, Paul Daku, Sr., is overseeing his Harvest Baptist Church while Paul, Jr., is on furlough. They have daughters, Jamie and Andrea with them. Jamie enjoyed getting out to see and play in the snow for the first time in her life in Erie, PA.
Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Please leave any questions on Pastor Tangen\’s answering service at 684-3958.

Blood pressure screenings
Blood Pressure Screenings will be held the fourth Wednesday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Tipton Post Office and from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bellwood Senior Center, One Main Street, Bellwood. Also, the third Thursday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the Tyrone Senior Center.

Class of 1955 lunch bunch
The Tyrone Area High School class of 1955 will hold its monthly lunch get-together on Wednesday, January 17 at 12:30 p.m. at Joe’s Place in Vail. Classmates, spouses and guests are welcome.

Tyrone Sportsmens Assoc. work day
The Tyrone Sportsmens Association will be having an outside work day on Saturday, January 20 beginning at 8 a.m., weather permitting. Clearing brush from the range area will be the main focus. Lunch will be provided.

20th Annual Respect Life March
Join the 20th Annual Respect Life March on Sunday, January 21 beginning at noon.
The march will begin with a prayer service in St. Matthew Church in Tyrone. Participants will then walk the 1.25 miles to Oak Grove Cemetery to the grave of Baby Agnes Doe, for another short prayer service. A hot luncheon will be served in the parish hall after the march.
Individuals are encouraged to bring a sign; those unable to walk this distance can feel free to join in by driving at the end of the procession.
The march is sponsored by the St. Gregory Council No. 1218 Knights of Columbus. For further information, call Peter Kreckel at 684-2898 or email: pharmcanoe@aol.com.

Auditions for Tyrone Community Players annual Cabaret Night
The TCP’s exciting annual Cabaret Night will be designed around a very special theme this year, one honoring our military, past and present. The American Legion will host the USO Tour presentation on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31.
Vocal auditions for this event will be held in The Building, home of the Tyrone Community Players at 1019 Logan Ave., and are scheduled for Sunday, January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Please be prepared with a vocal selection that depicts the era of the cabaret. Minimal dancing is required.
For additional information, phone the ArtsLine at 684-ART2.

March for Life bus trip
Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Huntingdon is sponsoring a bus to the 34th Annual March for Life in Washington DC on Monday, January 22. The bus will leave Peebles Plaza, Route 22, in Huntingdon at 7 a.m. Individuals are encouraged to bring a bag lunch for the trip to Washington. The bus will leave Washington about 4 p.m. with a stop for dinner on the return trip, arriving back in Huntingdon between 9 and 9:30 p.m. There is a cost, due when the passenger boards the bus. Reservations can be made up to the time of departure, on a first come, first serve basis. Those under 18-years-old must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, or to reserve seats, call Juanita Kissel at 643-5095.

Allegheny Chorale spring season
Allegheny Chorale is scheduled to start practice for its spring season January 23 in the TAHS Chorus Room from 7 to 9 p.m. Any adults interested in joining, and also tenth through 12th grade students, are invited to attend the practices. The deadline for new members is February 6.

Community dinner
The Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church have joined together to bring back the very popular community dinners. The first of the new series of dinners will be held Wednesday, January 24 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church at the corner of 12th Street and Logan Avenue.
The menu for this dinner features “comfort foods” designed to chase the post-holiday blues. It will include tossed salad, apple sauce, mashed potatoes, orange glazed carrots, cole slaw, green beans, chicken noodle soup, Aunt Georgia’s fresh baked rolls, stuffed chicken breast, pineapple upside down cake, meatloaf, and beverages.
Tickets are available at the Church office weekday mornings until noon, at the Tyrone Chamber of Commerce, and G & P Dollar Stretcher. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Children under five are admitted free. The January Comfort Food dinner is handicapped accessible. Please use the 12th Street entrance.