Youngsville Area News In Brief

Soup and Pie Lunch

Saron Lutheran Church is sponsoring a ‘Take Outs Only” soup and pie lunch on Friday, March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. You may call 563-7662 to order your lunch. Soups available are chicken noodle and cream of potato with a variety of pies available. You may either pick up your lunch at the church or it can be delivered to you. All of this is available for only $6.

Fine Art and Vino Venue

Wine Tasting Tickets for the Fine Art and Vino Venue, Saturday, April 20, are now available at the Allegheny Artistry, Youngsville Pharmacy, Warren County Insurance, Allegheny Cellars Winery or by calling 814-730-2899. Pre-sale tickets with commemorative glass are $10 to those 21 or older, they will be $15 day of event. Please support the fund raising efforts of the Revitalization of Youngsville for downtown improvements and come out to have an entertaining afternoon with family and friends, vendor shopping, food, art and wine competitions. Admission is Free. Updates at www.artandvinovenue.blogspot.com

Breakfast at Applebee’s

YHS Softball is having a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s on Saturday, March 9, 2013, 8-10 am. Tickets are $6 each which includes pancakes, sausage and drink. Contact any YHS softball player or parent to purchase tickets or call 730-2592. You must have a ticket to attend the breakfast. Thank you for your support.

Books R Fun

There will be a “Books R Fun” book fair on Wednesday, March 13th from 10-3 at the Rouse Home in the recreation room. Many book and gifts at discount prices. The proceeds benefit the activities department. The public is very welcome to attend. The next scheduled book fairs will be on July 11 and October 23.

Cornfest

Yes, there will be a 2013 Corn Festival for 2013.

Because of the June Bicentennial Celebration in Youngsville, the annual Corn Festival celebration will be somewhat smaller than in past year’s, but we feel that it will be as much fun. Plans are still being made for the games and special events, but we will have a Snowmobile show on Saturday, Aug. 17, and a car show on Sunday, Aug. 18, both held at Island Park. We anticipate that we will be working around the construction on Railroad Street that is the first stage in our revitalization plan. Watch for further information about this event.

Baskets & Bowling

All 8 baskets from the Youngsville Library “Basket Extravaganza” fund raiser will be on display at Valley Bowling from Saturday, March 2 through Friday, March 8. Each basket is valued at a minimum of $75. All donations received from this “Basket Extravaganza” will directly benefit the Youngsville Library. 10 tickets for a $5 donation or 1 ticket for a $1 donation. Basket tickets will be available at Valley Bowling from March 2 through March 8 or can still be obtained at the Library during business hours. Drawing date is Monday, March 18.

Also, on Saturday, March 2, the first day that the baskets will be on display at the bowling alley, Valley Bowling is also holding a “Couples Scotch Doubles Tournament” with two time slots: 2 and 6 pm. Proceeds from the Tournament will benefit “Give Kids the World Village,” a nonprofit ‘wish-granting’ resort in Florida, which provides special accommodations for children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. Walk-ins are welcome or call Valley Bowling at 563-4320 with questions or to reserve a time slot.

YHS Alumni

YHS alumni interested in planning their class reunion should contact YHS Alumni Committee. The planning will be done for your reunion. The annual 2013 Alumni Homecoming events planned start Thursday, Sept. 19, with the Homecoming Parade; Friday, YHS Tour, Homecoming football game with gathering at the alumni tent; Saturday, breakfast at Richard’s, Saturday evening, dinner-dance. The social / dinner (and/or) dance will be held at Youngsville Fire Hall. Tables will be reserved for classes and there is a separate room available if classes prefer to have a private area to congregate. Interested classmates or questions please contact 563-4060 or email yhsahomecoming@yahoo.com.

Volleyball

Any girl interested in playing volleyball for the 2013-2014 school year in grades 9th-12th please contact Jodi Cratty at 563-3315 or email jodi.cratty@yahoo.com.

Fundraising events will be starting soon.

Free e-filing of Taxes

JoAn’s Home VITA Site Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is a group of local independent volunteers from the Warren County area have partnered for another year with the IRS to do e-filing of taxes free for those with less than $50,000 per year income earned in PA. The IRS has provided the software and the tax law training as well as certifying the volunteers to do your taxes. Federal and state taxes will be e-filed. Tax and rent rebates, and local taxes will also be done. Do you qualify for Earned income credit, Child tax credit, or savings credit? If you are a senior, widow(er) or disabled, do you receive money from the state towards your property tax or rent payments? We help you receive all the money that is due to you. St. Luke’s Catholic Church W. Main St. Youngsville is hosting volunteers for the eighth year. Make that appointment by calling 563-6383, learn of the days and times in your area.

Stromboli & Pie Sale

The Youngsville Marching Eagles are selling Jane’s Stromboli and Pies. Each Stromboli is $3. Each pie is $10. See any band member to order or call Tina at 688-1980. Orders are being taken until March 2 and will be delivered on March 27, just in time for Easter. All items come frozen and need to be baked.

Outreach Dinner

The St. Francis Episcopal Church community outreach dinner will be on Tuesday, March 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. All proceeds from the dinner will go to help with medical expenses for Tim Dyer. He has been hospitalized in Erie since November from a car accident. The menu will be a spaghetti dinner with salad and dessert. Take outs for this dinner will be available. Donations will be appreciated.

Thank You

The YHS Softball team would like to thank everyone who participated in and supported their corn hole tournament. Congratulations to all of the winners! A special thanks to those who donated their winnings back to the softball team. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

Truck Load Auction

Garland Community Center is planning three events. On Sunday doors open at noon and the auction begins at 1 p.m. The auction includes new merchandise and non-perishable food.

A raffle party will be held on March 17. There is free admission and a free chicken and biscuit dinner. Doors open at 1 p.m. and dinner is at 2. There will be raffles, Chinese auction, cash raffles, special games and prizes for the kids.

An Amateur Comedy Night will be held Saturday April 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is free and comedians are wanted. Call Cheryl at (814) 563-4374 . Cash prizes will be offered and the audience will be the judge through donations. The comedian with the most donations wins. No children or teens permitted unless accompanied by a parent/guardian. Food and refreshments will be available.