Mike Shine presented a hurdle clinic while back in Youngsville for the annual CornFest. Athletes and coaches from Eisenhower, Warren and Youngsville schools participated in a learn-by-doing format. The clinic featured technique drills and workouts for both the 100/110 high hurdles and the 300 intermediate hurdles. Also included was a session on starts, video analysis and a question/answer period. Mike's motivational talk traced a small town boy's dream to be an Olympian.
Mike Shine presented a hurdle clinic while back in Youngsville for the annual CornFest. Athletes and coaches from Eisenhower, Warren and Youngsville schools participated in a learn-by-doing format. The clinic featured technique drills and workouts for both the 100/110 high hurdles and the 300 intermediate hurdles. Also included was a session on starts, video analysis and a question/answer period. Mike’s motivational talk traced a small town boy’s dream to be an Olympian.
Shown above are Rouse Home employees Nina Darr, Sara Trask and Reyd Martin putting on a fire baton display for the Rouse Home residents. Not even the rain stopped the girls from performing in the Rouse Home parking lot just prior to the Cornfest Fireworks display that went off on Saturday, August 21st, around 9:00 p.m. Rouse home volunteer photographer, Mr. Steve Warner was there with his camera to capture this photo. This picture, and other pictures from the fireworks can be seen on The Rouse Home's Facebook page.
Library - Bag of books: Friday, Oct. 15, is the last day for the Youngsville Library Bag of Books sale. Fill an entire grocery bag for $3.
On Oct. 15 the Youngsville Library will be working with volunteers from the Youth Volunteer Corps as a drop-off site for donations to help benefit the Rowland family, who lost their home and possessions in a fire.
The library and the circulation desk will be open from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. to receive donations. Community members are encouraged to stop by the library and donate clothing, toiletries, school supplies, and gently-used toys for this family of six. Sizes are: (1) mother: pant-size 10, shirt-medium, shoe-size 6; (2) father: pant-34-30, shirt L or XL, shoe-size 10; (3) daughter age 10: pant-size 10, shirt 10-12 or women's small, shoe-size 5; (4) son age 8: pant-size 12, shirt-medium, shoe-men's size 6; (5) son age 6: pant-size 7, shirt-size 7-8, shoe-box size 1; (6) son age 5: pant-toddler 5, shirt-toddler 5, shoe-kid's size 10.
Take a trip down historic and haunted halls of horror at the Haunted Museum.
The Wilder Museum's "Haunted Museum," located at 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine, offers opportunities for spooky family fun on several occasions-Friday and Saturday, October 15 & 16, from 6-8:30 p.m., Saturday, October 23, 6-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, October 24, from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $3 per person at the door.
The Wilder Museum-Warren County History Center is coordinating with Revitalization of Youngsville (R.O.Y) to create a fun, spooky Halloween atmosphere that everyone can enjoy. The ROY Food Booth will be available on Oct. 23 and 24 for any hungry ghosts. And, kids will have an opportunity to view a creepy kid-friendly movie with snacks for a minimal fee on the October 24 at 6 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit the Wilder Museum and provide funding for Youngsville projects. For more information, please call (814) 723-1795.
R.O.Y. is seeking volunteers to be spooks at the Wilder Museum's "Haunted Museum", 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine, on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Interested individuals should call Shelly at 723-1795.
Donations of brownies, cookies, cupcakes, pop, water, and small bags of chips are needed for the haunted museum. They can be dropped off on Friday, Oct. 15 before 4:30 p.m. at the Allegheny Artistry, 106 East Main Street.
Family Medieval Dinner
Saron Lutheran Church is hosting their annual medieval dinner on Saturday, October 23, at 6 pm. The dinner will benefit their Relay for Life team for June, 2011. The cost of the dinner is a donation.
Come and enjoy eating like in old times - with your fingers - no utensils - beef stew, breads, desserts, cider, juice, and coffee. There will be entertainment for your enjoyment.
Reservations should be made to Barb Luce, 563-4936 or Ingrid Fitzgerald, 563-7850, no later than Sunday, October 17.
Helga Laibacher, the Revitalization Of Youngsville's Vice President of Organization, reports that ROY will be manning two tables at the annual Youngsville Fire Hall Winter Wonderland Craft Show on November 20. She said, "Donations of items to sell would really be appreciated." Suggested sale articles are any kind of homemade candies, and baked goods such as cupcakes, cookies, and brownies packaged in half dozens, or pies, breads, sweet breads. All kinds of craft projects are also welcome, as well as knitted items, such as caps, scarves, and mittens. Monies earned will go to the community streetscape project.
Donations may be dropped off at Allegheny Artistry, 106 East Main Street from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. by Friday, Nov. 19. Or, at the fire hall by 9:30 a.m on Saturday, Nov. 20. If you have questions, or would like someone to pick up your donation, please call Helga at 563-4959 or Cherri at 563-9235. The Youngsville Fire Hall's Winter Wonderland Craft Show's hours are Nov. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and there is no admission charge.
Haiti mission trip
From 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Pittsfield Otterbein United Methodist Church will be raising funds to send a team of mission workers to Haiti at the Bob Evans Restaurant, 360 Jackson Run Road, Warren, on Nov. 6. Their team will be reaching out to the Haitian people both spiritually and with hands-on help in whatever areas the team is qualified.
There is a flyer advertising this fundraising event that must be presented at the time of payment for your dinner at the restaurant so that the church will be credited for the donation. You can pick up flyers at the Pittsfield Otterbein Church, 258 Dalrymple Street, or by logging on to their web site www.otterbeinfamily.com. Click on calendar. Then, click on right arrow at top of calendar to move month to November, go to November 6, and click on Haiti mission trip. This will give you a link to print the flyer.
Prayers for America
On Saturday, Oct. 16, churches from around the country will be offering prayers and intercessions for our country and her leaders. At St. Luke Church an Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by the praying of the Rosary in procession (weather permitting). Returning to the church, Benediction and other prayers for America will be offered. Afterwards a light lunch will be served in the parish hall. All are welcome to pray with us for the well-being of our country.
Polka Mass At St. Luke
If you never have been to a Polka Mass, this is for you, especially. The Sunday, October 17th Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Luke Catholic Church, 420 N. Main Street. The polka band, The Marvels, will be here from Erie. Traditional church hymns along with the Mass setting will be sung to traditional Polish music. You are invited to celebrate our Polish heritage and join in a pot-luck dinner after Mass. Please bring a favorite dish and place setting. The Church will provide the meat, beverage and rolls.
Halloween Lock-in Party
On Friday Oct. 29, St. Luke Catholic Church, 420 N. Main Street, is having a Halloween Party Lock In. The party, which is open to all children, will start at 6 p.m. on Friday and will go to Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Pizza, snacks, beverage and breakfast will be provided.
Along with a haunted house, there will be games, crafts, movies and a costume contest. Costumes will be judged by age groups for the best, scariest, funniest, and prettiest.
There is no entry fee. It is recommended that younger children bring a parent. Children in Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third grades must leave the party by 9:30 p.m. Friday and cannot stay overnight.
Fourth grade and up are asked to bring a permission slip from a parent or guardian and to bring a sleeping bag and pillow. Children who have something going on that evening (football, band, etc) can still come afterwards. Doors will be locked at 10 a.m. until 8:30a.m.
Saint Luke Educational Director Delores Stec said, "We wanted to provide a fun and safe place for our community's children and their friends. If you should send your child please have them bring a permission slip allowing them to stay overnight. They also need a sleeping bag, pillow and, if desired, a small cot or air mattress." Enter the church social hall from the parking lot through the back door. All are welcome. If you have questions or would like more information, call Delores Stec 563-4659.