Photo submitted to Times Observer Throughout the year, the Zonta Club of Warren supports the Salvation Army. Each year at the annual Christmas dinner, members bring wrapped gifts for Mom. These gifts are then delivered to the Salvation Army to be included in the family gifts. From left, in front, are Zonta president Melinda Johnson, Pam Lyle, Jennifer Bliss and, in back, Ashley Cochran-Walters. and Wendy Clawson.

Outdoor Club meeting

The Allegheny Outdoor Club’s first planning meeting of 2019 is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at First Lutheran Church, on the corner of Third Avenue and East Street. Enter through the parking lot entrance. All are welcome.

Caregivers’ Support Group meeting

The first Caregivers’ Support Group meeting for the new year will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the Grace United Methodist Church, Winger Room, 501 PA Ave. E., Warren. All caregivers and any other interested persons are welcome to attend. These meetings are open to the public. Topics of discussion vary

but may include personal care issues, behaviors, respite care, types of dementia, and educational opportunities provided in this area by representatives of the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater PA chapter from Erie. There is always time for other specific questions. Those attending are asked to enter the church via the PA Ave. entrance. Feel free to bring your own beverage or snack.

Additionally, the third Monday meetings will continue in the new year beginning on January 21 in the Wesley Parlor of Grace United Methodist Church.

Photo submitted to Times Observer In honor of National Mutt Day (December 2), the Warren Area Elementary Center library collected treats and supplies for dogs at Paws Along the River. From left, with some of the donations, are WAEC students Nic Wenzel, Holden Demers, Malcolm Tagba, and Adelaide Keeports.

For more information about the meetings, call Karen at 723-9440 or Linda at 726-1199.

Youngsville Borough closings

Youngsville Borough’s office and services will close at noon on Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, for New Year’s.

Monday’s garbage pickup will remain Monday, and Tuesday’s garbage pickup will be Wednesday.

PSFT calendars

Photo submitted for publication The Sheffield (St. Anthony’s Church) Knights of Columbus Council recently made contributions to the Sheffield Area Ecumenical Food Pantry and the Knights of Columbus Coats for Kids program. The Knights’ contribution to the Food Pantry was used to fund the purchase of turkeys for the Thanksgiving/Christmas distributions. These donations are only possible because of the public’s tsupport of the Knights’ Lenten Fish Dinners. From left are Sheffield Grand Knight Jack Werner and secretary, Jack Cashmere.

The Pennsylvania State Fishing Tournament is giving away 2019 calendars. They are available in the borough office and at Tidioute local businesses.

J-D resource directories

Jefferson-DeFrees Family Center has its annual community resource guides available at 207 Second Ave., Warren. For information on the directories, call 723-6350.