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Briefs…

Photo submitted to Times Observer The steel is up and the roof and walls of the Hub Sports and Arts Complex at Praise Fellowship Church in Russell were being installed starting this week. There is a meeting to discuss possible uses and users for the Hub scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at the 125-by-75 foot facility. Any coaches, league representatives, or organizational leaders, and generally anyone who is interested in using the facility in the future is welcome to attend.

Craft show

The Holiday Extravaganza craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Days Inn of Warren. Santa will make an appearance from noon to 2 p.m. and the Enchanted Fairytale Troupe will also be in attendance. Profits from a fund-raiser will benefit Toys for Tots and the Warren County Veterans Emergency Fund. Interested vendors may contact Melissa at 688-3401.

Class lunch

The Warren High School class of 1959 will meet for lunch at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at Pizza Hut in Warren.

4-H Udder Club

The 4-H Udder Club has regrouped for the 2019-2020 club year. On Oct. 20, the club welcomed four new members — Megan Lent, Jo Durlin, Shawnee Alcorn, and Brett Belcher, and elected officers, president Madison Sleeman, vice president Anna Alcorn, secretary Ariel Ludwick, treasurer Keeley Alcorn, and news reporter Veronica Ludwick.

Club members went over club expectations and its new project books.

On Nov. 24, the club held its second meeting. Madison Sleeman played bingo with members Brett and Carissa Hitchcock, and Dilyn Moore tested members’ knowledge on dairy feeds. Jake Sleeman and Harper Gates gave a presentation. Madison also collected socks for the warm sock drive, and members signed up for community Christmas bags and made butter.

The next meeting is on Dec. 8 for the club’s annual Christmas Party.

TCCS trap team raffle

The Tidioute Community Charter School Trap Team held a raffle for a Winchester Model 70 7mm rifle. The winner was drawn on Nov. 23 at the Bear Check Station in Tidioute. The winner was Jim Pope from Pittsburgh. Proceeds benefitted the scholastic trap team.

DUI checkpoint

Troopers from PSP Warren will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Warren County during the Thanksgiving Weekend.

4-H plat books

The Warren County plat book offers 50 pages of maps showing landowners of 5 acres or more. The book is indexed alphabetically by the landowner. The upcoming holiday season is a great opportunity to purchase the book for the hard to buy for person. The sale of the books benefits the Warren County 4-H program.

The books can be purchased for $35 at Penn State Extension – Warren County office located in Youngsville. Several area offices and businesses have books for sale to help support the 4-H program. Be sure to check out one of these local offices or businesses: Assessment Office in the Warren County Courthouse; Jefferson DeFrees Family Center in Warren, D & L Enos Milling in Sugar Grove, Lottsville Milling in Bear Lake, and Tidioute Trading Post. For questions regarding the plat books or the Warren County 4-H program, please contact Jennifer Grooms at 814-563-9388.

To learn more about the Warren County 4-H program, go to http://extension.psu.edu/warren.

4-H in Pennsylvania is coordinated by Penn State Extension through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 4-H programs are open to all boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 18 regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.

Quilt display

The Wetmore Gallery of the Warren Public Library will be setting up a quilt display during December. The members of Quilters’ Night Out will be displaying over 100 of their quilts in the gallery. On Monday, Dec. 2, the display will begin with a cookie reception from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening only. There will be some quilts marked for sale. The show will continue all month, ending December 29. Quilters’ Night Out meets the first Wednesday of the month September through June, meeting at St. Paul’s Church beginning at 6:30 p.m.; new members are welcome.

Bridge results

Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center, Audrey Cable was first and Patty Baker was second. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Bob Kellogg and Marjorie Polito were first and second. Char Hoffman placed first Thursday evening at the library with Dave Benedict in second.

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