Briefs…

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Diane Callahan came in first with Peggy Morgan in second. At the Woman’s Club on Thursday afternoon, Susan Swab and Laurie Curren were first and second. Susan Swab and Carol Stone were first and second Thursday evening at the library.

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Results of Monday night bridge at YMCA were:

1st–Mary Conarro and Matt Oram with 62.5;

2nd–Mary Anne Gibson and Robert Greco with 56;

3rd–Marjorie Polito and Diane Callahan with 52.5.

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Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Joanne Massa placed first with Diane Callahan in second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Tana Fegely and Peggy Morgan were first and second. Ellen Ruffalo and Valerie Cawley were first and second Thursday evening at the library.

ReStore donations

Habitat for Humanity of Warren County’s ReStore is operating from the basement of Warren Antiques & Gifts, located at 306 Second Avenue in Warren. The space is open to sell items during the store’s normal business hours. Habitat will accept donations there on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. The next dropoff dates are August 26 and September 9. Do not leave items outside of those hours. Habitat reserves the right to deny any item based on its potential resale value and/or usefulness to the organization. Questions should be directed to info@habitatwarrenpa.org.

Food employee certification training

Preventing foodborne illness in a food establishment is the focus of the ServSafe® Training Course to be presented by the Penn State Extension on Thursdays, September 7 and 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Penn State Extension Office in Youngsville. The ServSafe® exam will be given on September 14 at noon.

The registration fee is $185 per person. Those who pass the exam at the end of the training receive a certificate from the National Restaurant Association and meet the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture for food safety training. ServSafe® certification is valid for five years.

For more information about the class, call Rick Kralj, Food Safety and Quality Extension Educator, Penn State Cooperative Extension in Jefferson County at (814) 849-7361. Register by phone at (814) 776-5331. Or visit the Penn State Extension Warren County website at www.extension.psu.edu/warren/events to register online.

Luncheon

Anyone that worked for Warren National Bank is invited to the annual luncheon on Thursday, August 24, at 12:30 p.m. at Day’s Inn, formerly the Holiday Inn. Call reservations to 723-1922 or 726-0143 by Monday, August 21.

Classes lunch

The Warren High School Class of 1946 will have lunch at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Conewango Club. For reservations, call 726-5649 or 723-4368.

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The Warren High School class of 1956 will meet for lunch on Tuesday, August 15, at 1 p.m. at Bob Evans in North Warren.

Warren County Wonders

Allegheny Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the winners of the July page for the WCCBI/ACA “Warren County Wonders 2018.” First place goes to James Muscaro for “Longhorn Love.” Second place goes to Carl Leichtenberger for “Bald Eagle Focused.” Third place goes to James Muscaro for “Morning at Oakland.”

Photos are now being accepted for August. Photos may be sent until Aug. 25. See our website for the rules for the contest. We have great beauty in our county. Have fun trying to capture some of our wonders.

Check our website to see the photo winners for the July pages and slideshows of this year’s winning monthly photos and the last two year’s of winning photos.

If you would like to have fun learning within that creative side of yourself, check out the classes being offered at ACA. There is time to sign up for our fall offerings. Some teachers need students signed up two weeks ahead of the class. Fall classes are being scheduled and start up dates will be posted as teachers decide on dates and times for classes. See our website for updates www.alleghenycenterforthearts.com.

Transgender support

TransFamily of Northwestern PA (TFNWPA) support group meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center at 207 Second Avenue, Warren, PA from 6 to 8 p.m. All transgender men and women, their allies, family members, counselors, and friends are welcome to attend. Additionally, any member of the LGBTQ member is welcome. Meetings are completely confidential..

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