Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Bill Massa came in first and Phyllis DiFonzo was second. At the Woman’s Club, Thursday afternoon, Barbie Johnson and Rita Mancuso were first and second. Marjorie Polito placed first Thursday evening at the library with Marilyn Mourer in second.
The Eisenhower Knights marching band was awarded first place in Group 1-A at the Tournament of Bands competition Oct. 6 held at Woodland Hills High School.
On Tuesday, Oct. 16, the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike the trails at Cook Forest State Park. Participants will meet at the Park Office at 11 a.m. For more information, call Charlene James at (814) 463-7394 or (814) 516-6595.
The Barton-Schuler Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, at Perkins Restaurant on Ludlow Street in Warren. Brunch will be at 11 a.m. with meeting and speaker Sue Himes of the Allegheny Community Center at noon.
Nomination of chapter officers (president and secretary) with the election of officers will be at 11 a.m. November 8 at the Variety Buffet in North Warren.
The Christmas party is at 11 a.m. December 13 at Variety Buffet.
Call Pat Slattery, chapter president, at (814) 726-0728 for further information.
Republicans to meet
The monthly meeting of the Warren County Republican Committee will be held at 7 p.m. October 11 at the HQ building at Third and Conewango.
State Grange convention
The 146th Pennsylvania State Grange Session will be held October 19-21 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North Hotel at 100 Cranberry Woods Drive in Cranberry Township.
Highlights of the convention will be:
Tour of Chatham University, Eden Hall Campus on Thursday, October 18, at 1 p.m to view an Aquaponics system in operation. Tickets are available $10. and this is open to the public while space is available. A bus leaves the Pittsburgh Marriott North Hotel at 1 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling Richard Mangel at (724) 285-3324
Official Session will be opened by the Pennsylvania State Grange President Wayne Campbell on Friday at 9 a.m. in ballrooms 3 and 4.
Russell Redding, Secretary, PA Department of Agriculture, will address the delegates at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 19.
Barry Kukovich, People’s Gas, will present “Energy and Agriculture” on Friday, October 19, at 7 p.m. Highlights of the presentation will cover Contained Environmental Agriculture (CEA) in the Netherlands, Food production and energy, Introduction to the Food21 Project, and How do farmers fit in? This presentation is open to the public.
All Granger’s Banquet on Sunday, October 21, at 1 p.m.
The weekend will include exhibits on display that highlight Pennsylvania heritage with handcrafted items such as quilt squares, wreaths, artwork, photography, scrapbooking, recycled crafts, baked goods and more.
Competitions among the Grangers will include Sign-A-Song, Public Speaking, Impromptu,
For information, email Lizzie Bailey at email@example.com.