The first Lenten Lunch of the season will be at 11:30 Wednesday at St. John Church.
This in open to the public and is free of charge. All are welcome.
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Marty Bennett is seen here having her blood pressure checked by Carolyn Knight, RN, during the Tidioute Health Fair. This is just one of the stations at the health fair.
For more information, call 484-7747.
Chocolate Basket Raffle
Members of the Tidioute Senior Center have chocolate basket filled with chocolate made by Sarris Candy Co. being raffled off. Tickets are $1 each or three for $2.
The drawing will be on Thursday, April 21, in time for Easter.
You can see this basket at the Center on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays until the drawing.
All proceeds will benefit the Tidioute Senior Center.
For tickets, come to the senior center or contact Martha Smith, president, at the Center.
Sales will also take place in front of Polly's ShurSave Market, weather permitting.
Tidioute Senior Center attendees had the pleasure of listening to Carol Brosius from the Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services as she spoke at the center on Monday about preserving your sight.
She will be back on Monday to do glaucoma testing.
Ice Cream Party
Students at Tidioute Community Charter School in grades K4 through grade six were treated to an ice cream party on Friday, March 25.
Members of the VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary held the party for the students for their efforts in collecting and donating items for the packages the Ladies Auxiliary sends to our troops that are overseas.
Auxiliary officers consisting of Doris Svitek, president, Barb Downey, historian, Joan Wimer, guard, and Beverly Stotler, patriotic instructor.
A presentation was done for the students on the Pledge of Allegiance and Taps.
The Ladies Auxiliary members were assisted by some parents and guardians of the students in serving the ice cream.
Senior Center Menu
Thursday, March 31 will be breakfast consisting of omelets, bacon, sausage and muffins.
Monday, April 4 will be spaghetti/meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert.
Tuesday, April 5 will be chicken tenders, rice, vegetables, dessert.
Thursday, April 7 will be fish, potatoes, vegetables and dessert.
All meals are served with milk, coffee or tea,.
Lunch is served at noon and announcements of upcoming events for the members are shared at this time. Call 484-3020 to sign up for lunch and an opportunity to participate in activities.
The menu is subject to change due to availability of items.
Pvt. Kist Graduates
Army Reserve Pvt. Mitchell Kist graduated from Basic Training at Fort Jackson, S.C., on Thursday, March 24.
During the nine weeks of training, Kist studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.
Kist is the son of Noreen Fulkman of Tidioute and James Kist of Johnstown and he is a 2010 graduate of Tidioute Community Charter School. He is now stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., where he will complete his MIT and MOS training.
Saturday evening proved to be filled with fun and lots of good food as members of the Tidioute Presbyterian Church were busy serving lots of hot dogs, both foot-long and regular, along with macaroni salad, baked beans, dessert and beverages.
Approximately 75 people attended and enjoyed the evening dining and visiting with family, friends and neighbors.
The social room was decorated with things you would find at the beach.
Tidioute Health Fair
At least 150 people came out to support the Annual Tidioute Health Fair blood screening that has been held for at least 17 years now.
Some traveled from Cambridge Springs, Sheffield, Marionville, Warren, Tionesta, Youngsville and Grand Valley just to name a few areas.
Staff members from Warren General Hospital were present to draw the blood samples for the screenings, as well as doing blood pressures, bone density, a diabetic information station and the Cancer Center at Warren General Hospital was also represented.
Also present were representatives from the Experience Inc. Area Agency on Aging, Chris Darling of Darling's Tidioute Pharmacy, YMCA, American Red Cross Warren Chapter, Tidioute Police Chief Steve Vincent, Hospice, State Rep. Kathy Rapp's office, Seneca Eye Surgeons, Dr. Lee Denlinger of Tidioute Health Center/Warren General Hospital, Curves, AARP, Warren County Humane Society, Penn State Extension of Forest County, Reiki demonstrations, and hearing tests.
Most of the display sites were giving away samples and literature.
Volunteers in the kitchen consisting of Ann Jones, Helen Williams and Evelyn Buser prepared a light breakfast for those who had the blood screening done and those who passed through were also able to enjoy a light snack.
Marty Bennett and the staff at Warren General Hospital worked together and put together another great Health Fair.
1. Angela York, Andrew Shields, Sara Barton, Helen Nelson, Lori Klos, Diane Rondinelli, Luke Morgan.
2. Jeremy Hart, Margaret Alberth, Caroline Stover-Duke
3. Barb Downey, Bob Anderson, Jamie Molek,
4. John Konkle, Brady Dashner, Bronwyn Davis
5. al Vanderpoel P.E., Joe Sanderson, Scott Williams, John Robertson, Linda Reese
6. Jacinta Reese, Christi Nuttall, Roseanna Nicholson, Kristie Ziegler
7. Shawn Weaver, Shawn Silvis
8. Amanda Fulkman, William Charles Baker Jr., Emily Come, Christopher York
9. Samuel Schwab, Jake Barton, Carol Nicholson, Marian Dashner, Joseph McLaughlin, Nathan Schwab, Jeremy Smithers.
10. Denny Zuck, Denny Martin, John McCauley, Craig Snavley, Wade Adams, Doug Storer, Connie Peterson
11. Dayle Beck
12. Ryan Schwab, Matthew Nicholson, Linda Reed,
13. Scott McKay, William F. Brown
14. Fran Stoneburg, Jimmy Konkle, Karen Craft, David Smithers, Christopher Molek,
15. David R Kane, Jennifer Nuttall, Christopher Shields, Alex Sabella, Danielle McCauley, Sue Gresham
16. Heather Higgins, Kathryn Sveda, Mark Williams,
17. Jordan Wolford, Thelma Sabella, Marolyn Shaffer, Chris Martin, Eric Martin, April Gazalie, Melanie McLaughlin
18. Rob Konkle, Evan Duncan, Sally Sabella, Eugene Robertson, Wilma Watson,
19. John Ziegler, Stephanie Jenkins
20. Ashton Fredrick, Chrisian Baker, Lucas Sabella, Joe Kelly, Bev Morrison,
21. Edgar Burris Jr., Brandon Navarro, Stanley Kowalski, Darlene Kowalski, Kit Pascarella, Bob Degruttola
22. Mindy Colvin, Nancy Schwab
23. Jorge Navarro, Susan Robertson
24. Robbi Kitelinger, Candy Druggan, Billy Yeager, Laurie Rehe, Charles Barton, Jessica Nuttall, Jimmie Williams,
25. Neva Matie, Jessie Higgins, Mary Huntington, Camille Sizemore
26. Tara Gerus
27. Janet Dygan, Kathy Morrison,
28. Steven King, Sue Shields
29. Roxanne Pagley, Daryl Simons,
30. Jenafer McKown, David Manning Jr., Bonnie Reese, Tommy Heenan.
March 30: Lenten Lunch at St. John 11:30
April 1: Krispy Kreme Donuts
3: Bingo at Buccardo's Restaurant 3 p.m.
The senior class at Tidioute Community Charter School will hold a spaghetti dinner on Thursday, April 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. Advance ticket prices are $5 for adults ages 12 and up; ages11 to age 3 are $3 and under age 2 are free. The price goes up $1 at the door.
Apparel On Sale
Tidioute Community Charter School will be selling a new line of apparel including shirts, polos, denim shirts, shorts, sweats, sweatshirts, a jacket , hat and two styles of bags. Sales end on April 12.
To see a full color order form, go to Tidioutecharter.com.
Blood Drive Held
Tidioute Community Charter School held a blood drive on Feb. 16 and 34 blood donations were made. The next drive will be on April 7 from noon to 5 p.m. The following students helped with the drive: Amanda Burris, Aubrey Sonney, Lacy Wolford, Loralee Lindmuth and Lacy Kitelinger.