Veterans Day Services
Tidioute VFW Post 8803 will be holding Veterans Day Services at the Post Home, 93 Main St., beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11.
Everyone is invited to attend.
Philosophy II seminar
Senior students at TCCS from the Philosophy II class held a “Health and Wellness Seminar” for the senior citizens at the Tidioute Towers on Nov. 4 as part of the expeditionary project. Left to right are Alissa Lowe, Clayton Roxberry, Lauren Ohler, and resident Nancy Staswoiski.
Philosophy II Class
Senior students from the Philosophy II Class at Tidioute Community Charter School held a "Health and Wellness Seminar" for the senior citizens at the Tidioute Towers on Thursday, Nov. 4, as part of the Expeditionary Project.
Topics included Alternative Foods to Increase Nutrition, Qigong Exercise for Arthritis and Winter Skin Care using Natural Products.
A registered nurse specializing in geriatrics conducted the presentation with the students along with the Area Agency on Aging, which provided numerous information packets.
This project was a big part of their grade.
Senior Center Menu
Monday, Nov. 15: hot meatloaf sandwich, mashed potatoes, and dessert.
Tuesday, Nov. 16: scalloped potatoes, ham, vegetables and dessert.
Thursday, Nov.18: chicken tenders or fish sandwich, soup and dessert.
For more information or to sign up for lunch, call 484-3020. Lunch is served at 1noon.
Once again it is that time of year when the Tidioute Holiday Committee gathers together with volunteers from the community to tie the greens.
This will be on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Tidioute Firehall in the truck bays.
All volunteers are welcome and much needed.
Donations are being accepted and are appreciated and can be mad payable to Tidioute Holiday Lighting Committee and sent to Nancy Schwab, 1 Scott St., Tidioute, PA 16351.
Bring gloves and clippers for cutting pine branches.
Note of the change in the day of the week; it will be on Thursday this year.
This group of volunteers relies solely on donations, as they receive no funding, just 100 percent donations. They will need to replace lots of bulbs due to breakage and the weather is also a major factor and sometimes destroys the displays.
The Holiday Decorating Committee would welcome anyone who can assist with decorating downtown Tidioute for the upcoming Christmas season.
On Thursday, Nov 11, they will start at the Picture Show Park to decorate the gazebo and continue at the library.
If you are interested in helping to decorate the planters, contact Sue Salm at 484-3589. This is tentatively scheduled for Sunday, Nov.14, at 1 p.m.
On Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m. they will be getting the large wreaths for the lamp post ready at the borough garage.
Finally, on Thursday, Nov,18, at 6 p.m. the will have the traditional tying of the greens at the Tidioute Firehall.
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Health Center Meeting
The Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center, Inc board and committee members will meet on Monday, Nov.15, at 7 p.m. at St. John Center.
All members are urged to attend so votes can be taken on a couple of important matters.
There will be a Veteran's Day Assembly on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. at the Tidioute Community Charter School.
Knight of the Year
Knights of Columbus, Council of the Saints 9304 in Tidioute has announced that Jerry Svitek was presented with the "Knight of the Year" award by the Grand Knight of the local council, Howard Klingenberg. This award is presented each year to the outstanding Knight.
Svitek was involved with church, council, community and youth activities and was important to their successful.
Those students needing to have their school pictures taken over will be able to have them taken on Friday, Nov. 12, at 9 a.m.
Tidioute Unit of the Salvation Army is scheduling the bell ringers for this year.
Sites will be at the Northwest Savings Bank, Polly's ShurSave Market and Tidioute Trading Post.
Anyone wishing to ring the bells should sign up for the time slots they prefer. Each time slot is for one hour at a time and you can sign up for as many slots as you want. If you sign up, be sure to be there on time to relieve the one before you.
Funds collected will stay in Tidioute to help those in need.
To sign up, contact Jane Downey at 484-3855.
Senior Center Activities
The senior center is raffling off a Christmas basket of food everything you need for your ham dinner with all the trimmings.
The tickets are now on sale from any member or you can call the center at 484-3020.
Drawing will be held on Dec. 16 and the price is $1 each or three tickets for $2.
Other activities include: Nov. 9 will be the Thanksgiving Dinner, the Presbyterian Women's Association will meet at the Center and the fourth grade students at Tidioute Community Charter School will be at the center at 10:30 a.m. to provide them with some music.
Nov. 10 the center will be closed for Veteran's Day.
Tuesday, Nov. 16 there will be program by Met Life at 10 a.m.
Thursday, Nov.18 Open House at the TAWC facility in Warren from 1:30 to 4 p.m. This will be the Allegheny Community Center.
Monday, Nov.22 the Dairy Princess will be here.
Tuesday, Nov. 23 Crone's Drug Store Program.
Thursday, Nov. 25, Closed for Thanksgiving Day.
Doris Svitek will be presenting a patriotic program at a later date this month,.
There will be a work bee on Sunday, Nov.14 at 9 a.m.
Gun raffle tickets are on sale for $10 each and there are 10 guns listed on the back of the ticket.
A gun raffle will be held on Saturday, Nov. 27, at the Tidioute firehall in the truck bays.
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee members will be hosting a Christmas Auction on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Tidioute Firehall.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 6:30 p.m.
There are lots of knick-knacks, knives, Christmas items, cheese and pepperoni and much more.
For more information, contact Helen Williams at 730-2893 or Russell Glenn at 484-3822.
Sunday, Nov. 14, is the deadline for the Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes to be taken to the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
These shoe boxes will be taken to the drop-off site and then shipped to children around the world to help make their Christmas something to remember.
Items needed are school supplies such as pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons or markers, writing tablets, solar calculators, coloring books. Toys such as: small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, yo-yo's, jump ropes, toys that light up or make noises. Hygiene items such as" toothpaste, toothbrush, mild bar soap (placed in a plastic bag), comb and washcloth.
Other items can include hard candy and lollipops, mints, gum (place gum and candy in plastic bag. No chocolate or any other candy that will melt). T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries).
Do not include used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures, chocolate or food items, out of date candy, liquids or lotions.
Plastic shoe boxes are recommended as they can use the shoe box to carry water.
Boxes and items should be taken to the Tidioute First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov., 14 before noon.
Tidioute Community Charter School Students will be traveling to "The Rink" in Titusville on Thursday, Nov.18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Thanks to a donation from the Tidioute Lions Club and VFW, round trip bus service will be available on a first come first served basis to take interested students, parents and community members to the skating party.
The bus will depart from Tidioute at 5:45 p.m. and will arrive back at TCCS at approximately 9 p.m.
There is no charge to ride the bus. However, there is a fee of $2.50 to skate and $1.50 for skate rentals.
11 Veterans Day Services at VFW Post 8803 at 11 a.m.
Veterans Day Assembly at Tidioute School at 9 a.m.
15 Tidioute Health Center meeting at St. John Center 7 p.m.
Holiday Food Basket meeting at Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m.
20 Second Harvest Food Bank at firehall