The Community Outreach dinner at St. Francis Episcopal Church will be held on Tuesday, May 8, from 4-6 p.m. They will be serving a roast pork dinner, oven potatoes, green beans, and a dessert. Donations are appreciated.
ROY meeting change
The Revitalization of Youngsville meetings are normally held on the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Youngsville Public Library. Due to meetings with Streetscape and the Borough, the May meeting will be changed to Tuesday, May 15th at 9 a.m. at the Library. The public is always welcome to attend. Also, the date of the Hometown Christmas 2012 has been changed to Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5-7 p.m.
Rummage sale in Irvine
The Irvine Presbyterian Women's Association is holding its annual rummage sale at the education building located between the historic church and the post office in Irvine. The sale starts Thursday, May 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and continues on Friday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday is also $1 a bag day. Lunch is available by donation along with a bake sale. The proceeds of the sale will go toward the Irvine Church Restoration. The cost of that project is up to $159,000. Anyone wishing to donate articles for the sale may drop them off at the education building Tuesday, May 8th after 6 or call 814/563-4286 for other arrangements.
John Shaughnesy, chairman of the 2012 Cornfest Committee, is looking for a few good donors, to help fund the Youngsville High School Marching Band's trip to Ireland in 2013. Shaughnesy will donate $100 of his own money for the band to march in the 2012 Cornfest Parade, and asks anyone to add to the pot. Call 814/726-0220 to pledge your donation.
The Youngsville High School Alumni Scholarship application is now available in the YHS Guidance Office. Applications may also be accessed through the District website at: www.wcsdpa.org, under the Youngsville High School, Guidance Office tabs. This award is open to all YHS seniors who plan to continue their education in a post-secondary setting, whether a 2 or 4 year college or university or in any other technical or business program. Seniors are encouraged to apply for the money that has been so generously offered by the Alumni Association. The due date for this application to be returned to the guidance office is Friday.
The Youngsville Bicentennial Committee will be hosting a Bicentennial Bingo at the Youngsville Fire Hall on Saturday, June 30, from 4 - 8 p.m. to benefit the Bicentennial Celebration Weekend June 28-30, 2013.
For those classes that are trying to put a class reunion together, let the Alumni Homecoming Committee help you. The Homecoming Weekend festivities for 2012 begin on Thursday, Sept. 13, with the parade and bonfire. The football game is Sept. 14 and the dinner dance is on the 15th. There are also a few other activities in the works for that weekend. The committee already has the music lined up. The Youngsville Firehall is reserved and a buffet dinner will be served before the dance. There are separate areas set up in the firehall for the different classes so they can get together as a group. For more information contact Kathie Irwin at email@example.com or call her at (814)489-3535 or you may contact Lou Ann Lauger at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814)563-4060 or email@example.com.
Class of '67
YHS Class of 1967 is planning its 45th reunion during the YHS Alumni Homecoming weekend, Sept. 13-15. 1967 classmates contact Betty Sanford at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 563-4389 for information.
Brokenstraw Valley Swimming Pool Season Passes are on sale at the Youngsville Borough Office, 40 Railroad Street, Youngsville. Discount period is the month of May only. Discounted Prices: Family, $90, Adult, $60, Student or Senior, $50, and 'Swimmercise' or Lap Swim, $50.
National Day of Prayer
The Youngsville Area Ministerial Association will host two services Thursday at the Youngsville Fire Hall - noon and 5:30 p.m. All are invited and encouraged to join prayer with millions of people throughout the nation for the government, the military, educational institutions, media outlets, church and ministries, families, and businesses. Please contact Matt MacDougall at 664-0711 if you would like to assist with either service or have questions.
On Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Youngsville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host the second annual Women's Spring Fling at the Youngsville Fire Hall with vendors such as BeautiControl, Tastefully Simple, Fifth Ave Cake, Pampered Chef and many more. Free admission with food available. Proceeds benefit the YFD Women's Auxiliary.
Youngsville TV is 60 years old this year. The annual meeting will be on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. with cake and punch. While you are there, feel free to stay for the annual meeting and election of three Board of Directors. Nominations from the floor will be taken at that time.
Boro pick up changes
Youngsville Borough May Newspaper Recycle Pick Up Date has been changed to Wednesday, May 23, because of the Memorial Day Holiday and the garbage pickup days will need to be May 29 and 30.
A section of the Art and Vino Venue Amateur Wine Makers Contest was omitted from the winners list. Dry Red: 1st- David Blank Noriet/Cav Sauv Blend, 2nd- Joseph Drop III Merlot, and 3rd David Blank Noiret/ Carot Noir Blend
Powder Puff Derby
Youngsville/Tidioute Girl Scout Service Unit 3630 members took part in their first "Powder Puff Derby" Car Race at the Garland Fire Hall Saturday, April 14. The girls created their own car with the help of their parents, and followed the Boy Scout specifications/rules during this event. Cars had the opportunity to race down the track cheered on by their owners multiple times. Award plaques and ribbons were presented at the end of the race for the following categories: Most Creative, Best Girl Scout Theme, Silliest, Prettiest, and Fastest. Each level of Girl Scouting from Daisy to Senior Girl Scout was represented, and fastest cars in each group also received plaque/ribbon awards. The plaques were designed by Youngsville High School TSA member, Shannon Williams, who plans to use the money earned to attend a state competition. Each registered girl left with a commemorative patch for their uniform. The group thanks Al Webster and the Boy Scouts for helping and making this a successful event.