This week the Lenten lunch will be at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
Luncheons start at 11:30 a.m. with the devotional time.
Photo by Linda Scott
VFW Ladies Auxiliary officers
VFW Ladies Auxiliary members met with the District 19 President for their annual meeting. Left to a right are Norma Konkle, Auditor; Norene Brown, Chaplain; Jackie Edmiston, Treasurer; Joan Wimer, Guard; Barb Downey, President; Beth Cotterman, Conductress; Doris Svitek, Historian; Fran Stoneburg, Secretary. Missing were Liz Gesin-Sr. Vice President, and Kathy Mattie, Jr Vice President.
All Lenten luncheons are open to the public and are free of charge and no reservations necessary.
Knights Of Columbus
Tidioute Knights of Columbus, Council of the Saints # 9304 will conduct their regular meeting this Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at ST John Center.
All members are invited to get active and attend and bring a member/guest with them.
Girl Scouts in Tidioute will hold their cookie booths on Friday, March 5, at Buccardo's Restaurant from 4 to 6 p.m.
Saturday they will be at Polly's Market from noon to 4 p.m and at the Tidioute Trading Post from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 7, they will be set up at Tidioute True Value from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost is $3.50 per box.
Tidioute Borough Council members will meet on Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Tidioute Towers Community Room.
ST John Church/ST Anthony Church has announced that the new Parochial Administrator is the Rev. Charles R Schmitt. He prefers to be called Father Chuck.
Mass is at 4:30 p.m. Saturday evening and at 11 a.m. Sunday mornings at ST John's in Tidioute and at 6:30 p.m.Saturday and 9 a.m. Sundays at ST Anthony's.
Fr. Tom update
Father Tom Aleksa is now filling in at St. Patrick's Church in Franklin for Fr. John Herbein who is in St. Vincent Hospital in Erie and is very ill.
Fr. Tom is still at the retirement home in Erie but is now living in Franklin until the bishop knows more on Msgr. Herbein's prognosis.
Daisy is still at Warren General Hospital and will remain there for another 3 weeks for her broken knee.
She would like to say thank you for all the cards during her stay there.
Spirit and Pride
Tidioute Community Charter School Spring "Spirit and Pride" sale began Monday, March 1.
Orders will be taken until March 26, order blanks are in this month's Bulldog Bark, located at local businesses and on the TCCS website. Go to www.tidioutecharter.com, click on Student Activities and go to fundraisers.
These are the same items that were sold in the fall. So if you missed the fall sale now is the time to get these great items. They make great gifts.
Please if you are unsure of your size, order one size larger.
All items are pre-paid and cannot to returned. All proceeds benefit Tidioute Community Charter School athletes.
All athletes receive an award at the sports banquets.
Chili Cook-off results
Winners at the VFW cook-off were Ruth Grubbs in First Place; Second Place went to Jim "Fritz" Brown and Third Place went to John Hollabaugh.
Tippy Canoe winners for their Chili Cook-off on Sunday were: First Place went to Elmer "Blue" Heron; Second Place went to Ed Kitner and Honorable Mention went to Gail McCracken.
Tippy Canoe had 15 entries and their judges at Tippy were Denny Zuck, Blair Willis and Skip Weilacker.
Barb Downey, President of the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 8803 and chairperson of the of the Ladies Auxiliary Chinese Auction, along with her co-chairperson Bev Stotler, would like to thank all who donated and attended the auction at the Post Home.
A profit of $500 was made and this amount will be donated to Cancer Research at the Auxiliary Convention in Gettysburg in June.
Trip To Philly
ST John's Ladies guild would like to invite you to join them on a trip to Philadelphia April 14 and 15, 2010
The price per person is $329 for a Double Room; $304 for a Triple Room and $299 for a Quad Room.
This package includes your ride to Philly, one night lodging, taxes, luggage handling at the hotel, one buffet dinner, one continental breakfast, reserved seating for the Musical Journey of Women "RESPECT", admission to Longwood Gardens and a Step on Guide for a City Tour of Philly including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, etc.
If you would like to join in on the fun, please contact Judy Sabella at 814-484-3085.
This trip is open to the public, men and women.
Locks of Love
Seven year old Allison Schrantz of Tidioute spent her birthday giving someone else a present.
This sweet first grader at Tidioute Community Charter School donated 12 inches of her hair to Locks of Love.
She had her hair cut at Deb's Beauty Shop in Tidioute.
Tidioute Presbyterian Church will be having a Winter Picnic on Saturday, March 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.
The menu will include your choice of Hot Dog or Sloppy Joe, macaroni or potato salad, baked beans, chips, dessert and beverage.
Diners can eat in or take out.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for youth and children under the age of two will eat for free.
A Chinese auction will be held during this time.
Public is welcome to attend and all proceeds will go to the Restoration Fund.
Tidioute Health Fair will be held on Saturday, March 27, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Tidioute Firehall.
This is a 12 hour fasting comprehensive blood test and the cost is $40 per person. Men can have the PSA tests done for an additional $15.
Appointments are necessary for the blood work and these appointments can be made by calling Marty Bennett at 814-484-7372.
Several free tests will be done including Bone density screening, Fall and Balance, Assessments, Hearing, Blood Pressure, Height, Weight Doppler Screening, Eye Screening, BMI, Reiki Demo, Informational and Interactive displays on various aspects of your health.
This Health Fair is sponsored by Warren General Hospital in Cooperation with the Tidioute Fire Department.
Patriotic Art Scholarship
Entry forms and rules for entry in the Patriotic Art Scholarship have been sent to the Art teachers at Tidioute Community Charter School, Youngsville High School, Warren High School and West Forest High School.
If you have any questions please contact chairperson, Fran Stoneburg at 484-7708.
Ladies Auxiliary members of Post 8803 are selling their monthly lottery tickets for the cost of $15 each.
There are two numbers on each ticket and the winning number is determined by the 7 p.m. PA daily drawing.
All proceeds from ticket sales are used to support the Erie Soldiers and Sailors Home and VFW hospitals in our area.
Contact any member of the Auxiliary or chairperson Fran Stoneburg at 484-7708.
Tidioute Senior Center
Members of the Tidioute Senior Center are selling chances on a Sarris Candy Co. Easter Basket.
The basket itself is made of Chocolate and is filled with all sorts of chocolate goodies.
Tickets are on sale for $1 each or three tickets for $2.
You can obtain these from any member of the senior center or Fundraising Chairperson-Doris Svitek.
Elaine Krill and Lynn Espin presented a program on PACE/Pacenet and provided much information and answered several questions on the program.
Both are from the Area Agency on Aging for Warren/Forest County.
Following the program both Krill and Espin joined them for lunch.
Up Coming Events:
March 3 Lenten Luncheon at Methodist Church 11:30
4 cookie sales at Buccardo's Restaurant 4p.m. to 6 p.m.
5 Cookie Sales at Polly's Market 12 noon to 4 p.m
6 True Value from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m
7 Cookie Sales at True Value from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
8 Borough Council at 7 p.m Tidioute Towers