Briefs…

Retired women to lunch

The retired women of United Refining Company will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Cable Hollow.

Outdoor Club

On Sunday, Oct. 15, the Allegheny Outdoor Club (AOC) will hike a section of the North Country National Scenic Trail from Rte. 59 to the Sugar Bay Trailhead for a total of 4.9 miles. This will be a shuttle hike. Participants will meet at the Brown Run parking area off Rte. 59 near the bridge across Brown Run at 1 p.m. For more information call Marge Neel at (814) 757-9099.

On Thursday, Oct. 19, the AOC will do trail maintenance on the North Warren Bike Path. Participants will meet at the Auto Zone parking lot on Rte. 62 at 9 a.m. For more information call Earl or Linda Ross at (814) 726-3920.

Warren County Special Olympics

Warren County Special Olympics is bowling at Riverside Lanes from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays, October 14, 21 and 28.

They are roller skating at Russell Roller Rink on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 to 7 p.m., through December 5. There is no roller skating on October 31. The Warrin’ Wrecking Dolls are supporting this program.

Warren County Special Olympics always needs more volunteers. Consider volunteering in one of its many sports programs in 2017.

Time spent helping Special Olympics counts toward community service hours for your school, church or scouting project. To register as a volunteer go to www.specialolympicspa.org and complete an application as a class “A” volunteer.

For a complete schedule or any further information about volunteering for Special Olympics, contact the Warren County Special Olympics Volunteer Coordinator Gregg Heinold at 726-3218 or email at warrencountyspecialolympics@yahoo.com. Donations to Warren County’s Special Olympic program can be sent to PO Box 752, Warren, Pa. 16365.

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Ellen Ruffalo came in first followed by Patty Baker. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Connie Michell and Donna Hickey were first and second. Marjorie Polito and Carol Stone were first and second Thursday evening at the library.

Youngsville Free Methodist

A free community dinner (tacos) will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Joyfull Cafe, Youngsville Free Methodist Church, 179 Davis Street,

PowerHouse Kids, for children ages 4-12, meets on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at the church. Register on the church website or during PowerHouse. Fuel Youth Group for kids in 6th grade through post high meets on Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Both PowerHouse and Fuel follow the school schedule, so when there is no school or school is canceled due to weather, there is no PowerHouse or Fuel.

Youngsville EUM

A free weekly youth breakfast, for youth in grades 6-12, at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 18 Second Street, Youngsville, is held every Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. Food is served at 7:30 a.m. and everyone is dismissed around 7:45 a.m. so they can get to school.

No transportation is provided, but school is an easy walk from the church.

Medicare at library

Elaine Krill from the Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging/Experience, Inc. will present a program entitled Medicare 101: Going on Medicare at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Slater Room at the Warren Public Library.

Topics to be covered at this seminar include: What are parts A & B; When can I enroll and what will happen if I don’t; Do I need any extra coverage and how does that all work; Do I need a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D); What if I’m still working and covered by my employer’s healthcare; Why should I check my Part D plan every year during Open Enrollment and when is Open Enrollment; What changes when I’m covered by Medicaid and turn 65?

Time will also be provided for questions.

Email Elaine at ekrill@experienceinc.org if you have questions regarding this seminar.

Retirement program at library

The Warren Public Library is offering a series of retirement workshops with guest speaker Patrick W. Hesch. The second program in a series of four will be held in the Slater Room at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17. The remaining programs will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19.

These hands-on workshops will include handouts and question and answer sessions.

The topic to be covered in the October 17 session will be Social Security maximization: a closer look at your Social Security benefits. Each participant will receive a copy of the Social Security Maximization Report. Reservations are appreciated, but not necessary. This is a free program and open to the public.

Election Day Dinner

The Warren Kiwanis Club will host the 61st Annual Election Day Spaghetti Dinner on Nov. 7. Warren Area High School is under construction, but the kitchen and cafeteria are available for use by the Club.

Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member, and also at the door; $9 for adults and $6 for children.

For questions, call Jonathan Carlson, chairperson, at (814) 723-2807 or (908) 442-3861.

Class lunch

The Warren High School Class of 1953 will gather for lunch at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Eagles Club.

Class breakfast

The EHS Class of ’73 will be having a breakfast at New Beginnings in Sugar Grove at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. Christine Scharf will be joining us. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.

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