Youngsville Area News In Brief

Leap for Love

Take a leap for love on Saturday, Feb. 8, at Brokenstraw Creek, off Island Park. Registrations are 10:30 a.m. and at 11 a.m. take that Leap. Hot Chili with coffee or hot chocolate will be ready for you once you’ve taken that leap.

The proceeds from this leap will benefit the Love INC of the Brokenstraw Valley, in meeting the needs of those who reside in the Brokenstraw Valley area.

If you decide that you do not want to leap, but are willing to support someone that is taking that leap, donations are accepted by sending your check to Love INC, Po Box 184, Youngsville, PA 16371. Write Leap donation on your memo section of your check.

Love Inc. in need

of Volunteers

There are many opportunities to volunteer in the Love INC organization. Not everyone is able to move furniture, clean houses, or mow lawns, but there are many things that need to be done right in the office or on the telephone.

Right now the group is in need of some people to do clerical work, such as stuffing envelopes, filing papers, and general office work.

If you are interested in the call center, you may find that you would like to take incoming calls from clients to see what their needs are and pray with them. A brief training session will have you ready to help out .

Love INC partners with ReStore. They are very busy sorting through donated clothing and goods and waiting on people. Could you see yourself working there?

There often are clients who need a ride to a doctor or dentist appointment. If you are interested volunteering, call the Love Inc. office at 814-563-3394 leave a message.

Someone will return your call.

Head Start Class

visits 4th Grade

Miss Romona’s Head Start Class at Y.E.M.S. enjoyed an afternoon of activities with their friend’s from Mrs. Henry’s 4th grade class. The two classes participate in a variety of activities twice a month that allow for a great bonding experience, with plenty of fun and learning.

Benefit dinner

for family

The Saron Lutheran Church in cooperation with the Youngsville High School Wrestling Boosters will hold a benefit dinner to support the family of the late Darwin Durlin.

The dinner will be spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread and butter, dessert and beverage. It will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Saron Lutheran Church, 148 West Main Street Youngsville.

This is a donations event with all funds going to the family and take-out service will be available.

Sledding event

rescheduled

The Youngsville Borough Sledding Event is rescheduled for Feb. 9. The event will take place at Pool Hill at 1 p.m. The cardboard sledding will take place at 1:30 p.m. Hot dogs and hot chocolate will be available.

20/20 Children’s

Program

The Youngsville Free Methodist Church located at 179 Davis St. invites all children from age 4 years to sixth grade to the “20-20” children’s program. The program runs from 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday. Please enter the church from the Marsh Ave. entrance.

The community is invited for supper to the Joy Full Cafe which is held every Wednesday at 5:30 pm in the gym. There is no cost …simply join in for a meal and fellowship.

District Choral

Festival from W.C.C.S.

Warren County Christian School was represented at the District Choral Festival held at Oswayo Valley High School by Allyssa Kerr and Whitney Poindexter who were accompanied by their director Mrs. Denise Kolcharno.

Food safety

course set

This food safety management certification course uses the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments.

Classes will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014 (9 a.m. – 4 PM) and Monday, March 3, 2014 (9 a.m. – 12 PM); an exa.m. to immediately follow class. Classes will be held at the Penn State Extension Warren County, 100 Dillon Drive, Youngsville.

Training meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirements for the Food Employee Certification Act.

The ServSafe course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe class(es) and passing the proctored, multiple-choice exa.m. with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe certificate, which meets the PDA requirement for food safety certification.

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) requires that every retail food service operation have at least one employee who holds a “nationally recognized food safety manager certification” such as ServSafe. Further, a certified person must be available during all hours of the operation (they do not need to be present, but accessible). To receive and maintain certification, all individuals are required to pass a certification exa.m. every five (5) years.

If interested, contact Ruth A. Valone at the Penn State Extension Warren County 100 Dillon Drive, Youngsville PA 16371. The phone is 814 563-9388; Fax 563-7288;

Email: rav16@psu.edu or the Website: extension.psu.edu/warren