Tidioute Area News in Brief

Senior Center Menu

Thursday, March 20 will be pulled pork, dessert and beverages.

Monday, March 24 will be stuffed cabbage or stuffed peppers, your choice, dessert and beverages.

Tuesday, March 25 will be roast beef, dessert and beverages.

Thursday, March 27 will be soup and sandwiches, dessert and beverages.

Monday, March 31 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.

Call the center at 484-3020 to make lunch reservations or pick up a take out.

Food Commodity

Food commodity distribution from the Salvation Army will be on Monday, March 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Tidioute Towers.

For more information, call Russell Glenn at 484-1234.

Watson Grange

Members of Watson Grange will meet on Thursday, March 20 at the home of John and Deanna Hollabaugh.

Senior Center Update

On Tuesday, March 11 those attending the center had their blood pressure taken.

The prayer list was read, there are several members of the community/senior center that are having health issues at this time.

Members played 500 and Sequence.

The VITA site tax man was at the center on Thursday for assist in tax preparation.

On Thursday, March 13 there was the largest group in quite awhile with 28 attending and enjoying lunch.

Everyone wore green on Monday, March 17 in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. Faith Francis and Dick Raybuck won the free lunches because they wore the most green.

Lunch was cabbage, carrots, potatoes and ham (boiled dinner) green jello salad, pistachio salad, Rolls, and cookies.

Chocolate and vanilla ice cream was made by Arletta Marsh and Randy Knight, the members will indulge in the ice cream on Tuesday.

Also, on Monday there were 22 members present for lunch and good socializing. Those attending received shamrock pins and pin cushions.

Birthday cards were prepared for those having birthdays and they were signed by those in attendance.

A reminder of the use of the TWAC bus. The bus comes to Tidioute every Friday morning to take people to Warren to shop. Cost is 25 cents every time you board the bus for those over the age of 60. For those under the age of 60 it is a bit more.

They stop at credit unions, banks, Kmart, Wal-Mart, and Dollar Tree just to name a few of the stops.

To ride the bus on Friday you need to call the TWAC bus at 723-1874 by Thursday. Always a day or two in advance.

It is never too late to start coming to the senior center. Only a call to Pat at 484-3020 by 9:30 or 10 a.m. to make a reservation for lunch. This reservation is a courtesy to Pat so she can have enough food prepared for all those who come for lunch.

If you don’t want to stay there and eat you can take it home it eat it, your choice.

TCCS Makes Billboard

Those traveling south on Route 62 should take moment to check out the great billboard that is just south of the bridge.

Students from Tidioute Community Charter School are featured on the billboard.

This is a collage of several students and events at the charter school.

We are still Tidioute Proud.

Sport Boosters

Members of the Tidioute Sports Booster are still compiling names for the community birthday calendar.

Plans are to have the calendar ready for sale during the fishing tournament in September.

Advertisers are needed. Ads will be $40 this year.

Information that has been on the previous calendar will still appear on the calendar unless you contact those who are working on the calendar.

If you would like to have your birthday or the birthday of a family member on the calendar, or the name of your business, contact Amanda at 730-3120 or Denise at 484-3208.

Ending Child Hunger

Students in Mrs. Buccardo’s Service-Learning class at Tidioute Community Charter School will be holding a food drive for the local food bank next month. Information will be sent home with students.

To kick start this upcoming event, the students are encouraging parents and community members to participate in the program “Ending Child Hunger”.

Through the Child Hunger Ends Here program, for every code entered from participating ConAgra Foods and P&G products, the monetary equivalent of one meal will be donated to Feeding America, the nations largest domestic hunger relief organization.

This organization provides the food to Second Harvest, which is the provider of the food for our local food bank.

How to participate? Go to childhungerendshere.com (This goes on through the month of August). Some information and the link above are located on Ms Hamler’s Class Page on the school website on class pages-Ms. Hamler-Menu tab S-L Projects/Stop Child Hunger.

Where’s the code? Eight-digit codes are located on the back or side of specially marked ConAgra Foods and P&G packages. Just look for the red push pin next to the code.

Find the red push pin and eight-digit code on specially marked packages. This is an easy way for anyone to participate and give to the local community. You don’t have to donate money or goods. Just look at the products you already buy.

Pierogi Sales

St. John Ladies Guild members are still making Pierogis and selling them on Saturdays from 1 to 5:50 p.m. at St. John Center.

Cost is $5 for half a dozen and $8 for a dozen. Choices are sauerkraut and potato, and cheese and potato.

Orders are being taken in advance by calling Fran at 484-7157 and leave a message.

On Saturday, March 29 only sales will begin at 11:30 and run till 5:30 due to the Health Fair at the Firehall.

Proceeds benefit St. John Church.

Troop Boxes

Members of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 8803 will be packing Easter Boxes for our troops and would like to have your support.

They will be needing updated addresses of your military members so they can send them a box of goodies from home.

They will also accept items such as baby wipes, foot powder, hand sanitizer, wash cloths, power bars, granola bars, Ritz crackers, hard candy, cookies, nuts, chewing gum, beef jerky, cotton socks, D and C batteries, playing cards, mechanical pencils and erasers, lotion, creams, toothpaste, and toothbrushes just to name a few.

If you have an address, contact Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 484-7218.

Lenten Lunches

Wednesday, March 26 members of the Tidioute First United Methodist Church will be hosting Lenten Lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, April 2 lunch will be hosted by the members of the Presbyterian Church at the church starting at 11:30 a.m.

There is no cost for these dinners, come and join your friends.

Upcoming Events:

20 Lunch at Senior Center at noon

Watson Grange at 6:30 at Hollabaugh’s

21 TWAC Bus trips to Warren leave Tidioute a.m.

24 Surplus Food distribution 9 a.m. to 11 at Tidioute Towers.

Lunch at Senior Center noon