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Briefs

Fundraising event planned Thursday

Double Rainbow Farm is hoping to raise some funds during its Animal Sanctuary Benefit. There will be a fundraising event at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Elks Club. Each $10 ticket provides the donor with a chance to win one of several prizes. The prizes include a kayak, a cooler full of beef, a two-hour pontoon rental from Wolf Run Marina, and a weekend for four — including horseback riding — in one of the Double Rainbow cabins. Appetizers are included, drinks will be available, and there will also be other fund-raising activities.

Garden Club meets

The Warren Garden Club met on June 16 at Sharon Miller’s home. The purpose of the meeting was to create a whimsical garden decoration using glass plates and dinnerware. Miller demonstrated the procedure and then assisted the ladies as everyone successfully created a lovely ornament. The July meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on July 21 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Meyer Hall. The presenter will be past president of Warren Garden Club and orchid expert Louise Dyer. Dyer has been raising orchids for over 30 years. She will be demonstrating repotting and general care of orchids. Also on the July agenda is a discussion of the August meeting at the Kinzua Bridge State Park and a tour of the dahlia farm in Mount Jewett. A date will be set to dedicate the Celeron Park book box, as well.

Bridge results

For the week of June 20 Sally Steele and Laurie Curren were first on Monday at the YMCA while second place went to Sherra Babcock and Marty Gingell and third place went to Bill Kuppinger and Sharon Rissel. Tuesday at the Allegheny Community Center Marge Polito was first with Pat King placing second. Thursday at the Woman’s Club Bill Massa came in first and Marge Polito was second. The Friday Bridge Club at Conewango Club results for June 17 saw Connie Lucia in first and Susie Spangler in second. For the week of June 23, Betsy Senger and Carol Stone came in first at the YMCA on Monday with Shellie Dahlie and Pat Fincher were second. Connie Lucia and Audrey Cable were first and second Tuesday afternoon at the Allegheny Community Center. At the Woman’s Club Thursday afternoon, Sally Steele placed first and Donna Holding was second.

Watson Grange meets

The charter was draped in memory of Alice Weaver at the recent meeting of Watson Grange presided over by Master Wendy Hollabaugh. Other participants included Miranda Irons, Ceres; Kelly Van Ord, lady assistant steward and Jean Hollabaugh, chaplain. Seven Junior Grange members will be attending Pa. State Grange Junior Camp at Camp Sylvan Hills. Community projects have included cleaning, mowing and replacing flags at the Lenhart Cemetery as well as serving the Weaver funeral luncheon. Bob Hollabaugh was presented a 70-year membership certificate from State Grange by his daughter, Wendy.

Softball tournament scheduled

This year will mark the 30th annual Michael J. Kolos Memorial Softball Tournament. This year’s event is set for July 30 starting at 8 a.m in Betts Park. Anyone interested is asked to contact Paws Along The River at (814) 779-2314 or email pets@pawsalongtheriver.org for registration information and forms. Proceeds will help cover medical expenses and care of animals at Paws.

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