Regular monthly meetings of the Tidioute High School Alumni Association will resume this month with the first meeting being held tonight, May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Tidioute Library.
Volunteers are needed to help on the various committees.
Photo by Linda Scott
Cpl. Steven Vincent of Tidioute has returned home and will be honored with a Welcome Home Party in Pleasantville.
Committee work involves a little bit of pre-planning and then only one day of your time on August 7, 2010.
Current committees include Welcome, Registration, Program, Dinner and Dance.
Most activities have already been planned, however your help will still be needed in working out the details and also the day of the Reunion.
Please come to the meeting tonight and help us continue the tradition of an all-school reunion started back in the early fifties.
A Welcome Home Party will be held for Cpl. Steven Vincent of Tidioute on Saturday, May 22, starting at 3 p.m.
This will be held in Pleasantville on Holbrook Rd. Just follow the signs.
If you have any questions please call 814-589-5217.
Measure-Up with the Knights of Columbus and The Arc of PA as part of a statewide campaign to benefit the 350,000 citizens of Pennsylvania with developmental disabilities.
The 2010 "Measure-Up" Campaign, which features the distribution of handy plastic rulers, is the 32nd annual event sponsored by Knights of Columbus across Pennsylvania. Las year the Campaign raised $160,000 and this year an ambitious goal of $200,000 has been set.
The Knights have raised more than $5,000,000 million dollars for the Arc in PA over the last 30 plus years. The Tidioute and Warren County Knights of Columbus raised $3,000 in 2009 for The Arc of Warren County. These Funds will help children and adults with developmental disabilities lead productive and rewarding lives.
Tidioute Knights urge everyone to come out and "Measure-Up" with them. The Tidioute Council of the Knights of Columbus will be distributing rulers on Friday, May 7 at the Northwest Savings Bank and on Saturday, May 8 at the Tidioute Trading Post. For additional information, contact the Tidioute Knights of Columbus Arc Chairperson, Gary Koech at 484-2252.
The Arc is a non-profit support group that provides services for people with mental retardation. Advocacy, counseling, placement, camping, support employment and an adult day care program are a few examples of the activities offered by the Warren Chapter of The Arc. For 61 years, The Arc has remained dedicated to promoting the general welfare of persons with developmental disabilities and advocating for the rights of the individual.
Volunteer Appreciation Day
Terry Hoisington and Jody Middleton from the Experience Inc., joined those attending the Tidioute Senior Center and presented a program and quiz on Hawaii and told of Terry's experiences on her trip to the Dominican Republic.
Martha Walters, Martha Smith, Carol Tudor and Marian Dashner brought in items to decorate the center.
Everyone put on their leis, grass skirts, hats and sandals and joined in. It was great to see this much participation. There were even some in the group that did the hula dance.
There menu consisted of barbecue chicken, rice, veggies, roll, relish tray, punch and pineapple upside down cake made by their president, Jim Bees.
Attendance was great and everyone had a really good time.
Anyone can attend the lunches and programs at the Senior Center and all are welcome. Come and see for yourself the great times they have spending a little time together and the food is always great too.
There are two trips being planned for the fall. On Wednesday, Sept. 29 a trip to Benezette to see the Elk and Sunday, Oct. 3 an afternoon trip to Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs for a Medieval Feast.
There are a few seats available if you are interested in joining them. Please contact Marian Dashner at 484-3529 for more information on these trips.
Historic House Plaque Program
The Oil Region National Heritage Area is home to a large collection of historic houses, buildings and churches.
Oil Region Alliance is sponsoring the house plaque program to highlight these structures and help tell their stories.
What story is waiting to be told by your home, building or church?
Eligibility Requirements include that structures must be at least 50 years old. Structure maybe located anywhere within the Boundaries of the Oil Region National Heritage Area. The focus of eligibility in on the exterior of the structure. A completed application with all required documentation attached, plus the application fee must be submitted to the Oil Region Alliance, of Business, Industry and Tourism. Only the property owner can make application.
There is a $100 program fee including a non-refundable $25 application fee, due at the time of the application submission, and $75 upon approval of the application due prior to ordering the plaque.
Anyone in Tidioute wishing to participate may contact Crystal at the borough office 484-7424 or Kim Harris-project manager at 814-677-3152, Ext 120.
Love In The Name of Christ of Brokenstraw Valley will be holding a training program for those who wish to become involved on Friday, May 21 from 6:30 - 8:30 to learn what Love INC is all about and Saturday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for Building the Love INC Foundation Learning to take it to the next level, at the Pittsfield Otterbein United Methodist Church and lunch will be provided on Saturday.
The strategy of Love INC is simple: bring community churches together across denominational lines and inventory the collective resources, ministries, and talents of the people in their congregation. Next, match those resources with people in need. Then train church members to walk alongside people in need through a network of relationships and supportive services that together transform lives.
Love INC supplies basic needs through the Food Pantry, Provides Spiritual Guidance and Support, Provides Family Support Services, and Holds Life Skills Classes.
Those wishing to attend or would like more information should register with Shelley Holcomb at 583-3454.
Tidioute Borough will be holding their annual Spring Clean-up on Saturday, May 8 from 8 a.m. to noon at the borough garage.
Cost is $10 per pickup load and $5 per car load.
No tires, batteries, or paint.
Triumph Township will be holding their Annual Spring Clean-up on Saturday, May 8 from 8 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Township building.
Cost is $10 per pickup and no tires, paint or batteries.
Students at Tidioute Community Charter School and their dates will have their prom on Saturday night, May 8.
Drivers are urged to watch for the teens and the teens are urged to drive safely.
Watson Junior Grange members have had to cancel the benefit dinner for the Robert Joseph family due to unforeseen circumstances.
Junior Grange members will be making a cash donation to the family.
Tidioute Borough Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 10, at the Tidioute Towers in the Community Room.
Tidioute Community Charter School will be the site of the Blood Bank on Wednesday, May 12 from noon to 5 p.m.
Persons over the age of 17 and in good health are urged to attend and donate a pint of blood as it could save a life, perhaps the life of a loved one.
Those not sure if you can donate may ask the attending nurses and they will answer your questions.
As most of the residents in Tidioute are aware the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department is in dire need of First Responders and Emergency Medical Technicians.
After a meeting on Monday evening consisting of two Tidioute Borough Council members, one Limestone supervisor and two officers from the fire department it was decided that if 15 volunteers could be found a class would be conducted for these positions of First Responders and Emergency Medical Technicians.
If you are interested in volunteering please call Fire Department Captain-Mark Veasey at 814-484-5081.
Alice in Wonderland
The TCCS Drama Club will be performing Alice in Wonderland on May 21St and May 22nd at 7pm. The cast is as follows: Alice Karissa McKown, March Hare Bjorn Rindahl, Mad Hatter- Ben Reed, Daisy Lauren Ohler, Dodo- Lauren Ohler, Chesire Cat- Alyssa Lowe, Bill Brian Bonner, Tweedle Dee- Robbie Kitelinger, Iris- Alex Kitelinger, White Rabbit Matt Benson, Caterpillar- Timna Gatesman-Caterpillar, Sister- Alex Kitelinger, Tweedle Dum Anna Lindemuth, Door mouse Amanda Burris, Larkspur - Stephanie Burris, Queen Katelyn Zeigler, King- Brian Bonner, Doorknob- Ally Konkle, Lily-Desi McChesney.
8 Borough Clean Up
Triumph Township Clean up
10 Council meeting at 7 p.m.
12 Blood Bank at TCCS
13 SWCMA at 7 p.m.