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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.

Class of 1942
The classmates of 1942, Tyrone High School, will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Wednesday, September 6 at 9 a.m. All classmates and guests are urged to attend as State Representative Jerry Stern will be the honored guest.

Buffet dinner
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
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.

‘Then and Now: A Living History Timeline’
The country was founded in conflict and the armed forces of the United States have answered the call to duty for over 250 years. Visit this inaugural Living History Timeline of uniforms and equipment from the Colonial Period through 21st century. Fashion show begins at 1 p.m. with a weapons demonstration at 2 p.m.
The event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 9 and 10 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Military Museum, Business Route 322, Boalsburg, PA, three miles east of State College.
Church yard sale
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will hold a yard sale on Saturday, September 9 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. $1/bag begins at noon. Yard sale items will also be available on Friday during the buffet dinner. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.

Car wash
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship will hold a car wash on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Benefits the upcoming fall and winter youth activities. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.

Chicken barbecue
The Warriors Mark-Franklin Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue on Saturday, September 9 at the fire hall, lcated on Route 550 in Warriors Mark.
The barbecue starts at 4 p.m. Take-outs are available.

Blessing of Children and Youth at the Beginning of the New School Year
The annual \”Blessing of Children, Youth and Adult School Personnel\” will be observed on Sunday, September 10, during the 10:30 a.m. Service of Worship at Wesley United Methodist Church in Tyrone. The service is for all students, preschool through college, tech school or graduate studies.
The service will include the anointing with oil and individual prayers for each person with the laying on of hands. Wesley Church invites all parents, grandparents and guardians to attend.

Cub Scout Pack 300 sign-up night
Cub Scout Pack 300 will be having an open house and sign-up night on Monday, September 11 beginning at 7:15 p.m. at St. Matthew Church Social Hall (behind St. Matthew School) on Cameron Ave.

By Rick