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Indivisible Warren

Indivisible Warren PA will hold its bimonthly meeting this Thursday, Jan. 25, at Emanuel United Church of Christ (1710 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Pancake Supper

A Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Lander United Methodist Church.

K of C Hoop Shoot

On Saturday, Jan. 27, the Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Free Throw Hoop Shoot. Registration for the competition will be held at noon at the St. Joseph School gymnasium and is open to all boys and girls ages nine through 14. Winners will be eligible to participate in the Regional Hoop Shoot in February.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Allegheny Community Center in Warren would like to remind the residents of Warren and Forest Counties that IRS trained volunteers can help them free of charge if they are low income, disabled or elderly to fill out and file at no cost their Federal, State and Local tax forms, as well as their PA Rent & Property Tax Rebates. The income limit for this free assistance is, as a household, $54,000/year as a joint return or over $35,000 for a single return.

The following is the schedule of tax preparation sites throughout the region beginning January 29:

Allegheny Community Center (ACC) — 42 Clark St, Warren; Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the ACC at (814) 723-3237 for appointments.

Youngsville Borough — 40 Railroad St, Youngsville; every Tuesday beginning February 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the ACC at (814) 723-3237 for appointments.

Marienville — Property Tax & Rent Rebates will be done at the Marienville Senior Center at the MACA building. Call (814) 927-6607. Call the ACC at (814) 723-3237 for tax preparation appointments. March 13 is designated for Marienville residents at the ACC, but appointments can be made for any day that the ACC has tax preparation available. Transportation to the Allegheny Community Center in Warren is available by calling the Forest County Transportation at 1-800-222-1706.

Endeavor Senior Center — Township Building, Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (814) 463-7774 for appointments. Appointments can also be made for any day that the ACC has tax preparation available. Transportation to the Allegheny Community Center in Warren is available by calling the Forest County Transportation at 1-800-222-1706.

Tidioute Senior Center — 174 Main Street; every other Thursday beginning February 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Merla McAfoos at Tidioute Senior Center at (814) 484-3020.

Tionesta Library — 56 Elm Street; every other Thursday beginning February 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call the ACC at (814) 723-3237. Appointments can also be made for any day that the ACC has tax preparation available. Transportation to the Allegheny Community Center in Warren is available by calling the Forest County Transportation at 1-800-222-1706.

Sheffield Hospitality Center — 511 S Main St.; Fridays, Feb.16, 23, March 9, 23 and April 6; from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call the Sheffield Hospitality Center at (814) 968-5667 for appointments.

Forms and information needed to bring to the tax appointment: Photo ID; Social Security card for everyone on the return; Last year return; Income forms; if consumer has Market Place Insurance bring their 1095A; SSA 1099 – Social Security; 1099 – R – Retirement data; 1099 INT – from banks, Credit unions; 1099 – DIV – Brokers, Insurance Co. etc.; Other income – 1099 Misc, W-2, W-2G Gambling wins/loses; Property Tax Stamped receipt if doing rebate – or rent form if doing rent rebate; Broker Composite report; Will have 1099 DIV, 1099 INT, 1099 B included.

If itemizing, bring all receipts and information: Medical bills and medical insurance premiums; Charitable contribution receipts; Property tax receipts; Mortgage statement from bank.

Lunch is available at all senior centers for a $3 donation if consumer is 60 or older, or for $4 for those under 60. Please call the center where you have your tax appointment 2 working days in advance for a lunch reservation.

The Allegheny Community Center is an affiliate of Experience, Inc and the United Fund of Warren County. Call the center, 723-3237, for more program information.

WCCS K

registration

Warren County Christian School on Route 6 in Youngsville will be having Kindergarten registration on Thursday, Feb. 1. WCCS is offering two times during the day when you are welcome to bring your child to participate in the Kindergarten classroom. Times are 9 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Those unable to attend during the day are welcome to come for the evening Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Call the school at 563-4457 to let them know what time you will be attending or for any other information.

Fundraising dinner

Saron Lutheran Church, West Main St., Youngsville, is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. Camp Halo for children, which is located in Spring Creek, will benefit from this dinner. The cost is a donation. The church does have an elevator lift to assist people to the basement level of the church. Children from Camp Halo will be there to serve dinner to you.

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