By ANITA COHAN
The YHS Prom Court consisted of ladies: Lindsey Carlson, Arielle Clark, Rickel Darling, Shayla Reynolds, and Savanna Schoedel. The guys on the court were: Sawyer Dininny, Kyle Rafalski, Ryan Rickerson, Sage Sivak, and Brodie Turner. Youngsville High School Prom King Brodie Turner and Queen Arielle Clark are pictured.
The YHS Stage Crew teamed up with Pennies for Postage to host a charity basketball game between the veterans and the Fraternal Order of Police. The event was a huge success. They would like to thank all who attended and those business and organizations that made donations. The final amount of $1,146 was divided between three charities – Warren County Veterans Council, John Gertsch Memorial Home Association and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 83. Each organization received a check of $382. Pictured are members of YHS Stage Crew, Bryan Maynard, Samantha Jesson, Karlie Harkins, and Brad Dale presenting checks to Ed Burris, Warren Veterans Council; Joby McAuley and Al Harrison, John Gersch Memorial Home Association; and Youngsville Police Chief Todd Mineweaser, FOP Lodge 83.
Students from the Warren County Christian School Junior/Senior high department took part in the “30 Hour Famine” program for World Vision. The participating students experienced 30 hours of fasting to better appreciate their understanding of what some peoples of the world go through on a regular basis. Katlyn Amacher, a senior at WCCS, was in charge of the fundraiser and the students were able to raise over $1,200 for World Vision relief.
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 available by donation along with a bake sale.
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 should call 563-4286.
On Sat.urday May 12, Stillwater Lodge No. 547 of Free and Accepted Masons will host an open house at its new Lodge Building behind Agway off of Railroad Street. Join them by coming out to see their Lodge Building and enjoy free hot dogs and a drink from 1 until 4 p.m. This is an opportunity to learn about the Freemasons.
On Monday, May 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. the Youngsville Dairy Queen will be doing a fundraiser for the Friends of Brokenstraw Valley Swimming Pool, Inc. Come on out to the DQ, enjoy a meal, complete with ice cream and help support the pool. A portion of each sale will be donated to the cause of continuing to keep the pool open for the entire Brokenstraw Valley community.
Youngsville's Children's Theater camp second auditions will be held at the Free Methodist Church Youngsville, on Thursday, May 24 at 3:30 p.m.
If you missed the first round of signup and auditions, you can attend this session. We are going to be working on the Magical Land of Oz as our production this year and could use many young people in the production as well as back stage.
For more information, call Barb 563-4936
Sanford Area Sales
The Annual Sanford Area garage sales will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Eldred Township near Grand Valley.
Maps, food and drink will be at garage sale areas.
Watch for details about the upcoming BVSP event, "The world's largest swimming lesson" on June 14. This is to be a worldwide event and will be published in the Guinness Book of World Records.
The Youngsville Bicentennial Committee will be hosting a Bicentennial Bingo at the Youngsville Fire Hall on Saturday, June 30, from 4 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Bicentennial Celebration Weekend on June 28-30, 2013.
For those classes that are trying to put a class reunion together, let the Alumni Homecoming Committee help you. We already have the hard part done.
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. We also have a few other activities in the works for that weekend. We already have the music lined up. A great band from the Titusville area called "Necessary Experience".
The Youngsville Fire Hall is reserved and we'll serve a buffet dinner before the dance. There are separate areas set up in the Fire Hall for the different classes so you can get together as a group. It is a really fun time. For more information, contact Kathie Irwin at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 489-3535 or you may contact Lou Ann Lauger at email@example.com or 563-4060.
Youngsville TV is 60 years old this year.
Come to the annual meeting on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. and have some 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.