Youngsville Life

YHS Mock Trial team that completed in Erie last week includes, from left, Attorney Nick Milardo, Drake Ketchum, Dominick Walton, Jimmy Cowan, Elliyanna First, Greta Stoner, Rebekah Hogg, Mitchell Rex, and Attorney Cody Brown . Missing from the photo are Ethan Dyer and Paul Schwanke.

Fundraiser Project for Youngsville

Wrestling Team

A Spaghetti Dinner will be held on February 10, 2007 at Youngsville Free Methodist Church located at 179 Davis Street to benefit the Youngsville Wrestling Team activities. The dinner will be 4p.m.to 8p.m.; cost is a donation. The dinner includes Spaghetti and meatballs salad, bread and drinks.  Take-outs will be available at requests.

“Jump Rope for Heart”

“p1″>YEMS will be participating in “Jump Rope for Heart” in their physical education classes to support the American Heart Association.  Information and student packets have gone home with students. Children can get a jump start by fundraising online at heart.org/jump and join our school’s team page.  Please contact Rhonda Darling at 563-3335, if you like to support this event. Thank you for your support and we look forward to our kick-off assembly on February 1st 2017.participated by jumping into the Brokenstraw to raise funds for those in need-

Love INC of the Brokenstraw Valley starting a Prayer and Worship Time

Alice Pedersen, Executive Director, of Love INC is setting time apart for those who would like to join a Prayer and Worship Time.   The time of the event will be 12:00 – 1:00 pm.  On the following dates: February 8, February 22, March 8 and March 22.  For an hour of prayer, praise and worship where we will worship God and seek His Presence and direction for our lives, our Love INC affiliate, our partner churches and our community the Love Inc. office is located at 29 Railroad St, Youngsville, PA   For questions or additional information call 814-563-3394.

Youngsville Public

Library News

Don’t let this crazy weather get you down. This is the perfect time of year to cozy up with a good book and Youngsville Public Library has quite a few great titles from the New York Times best sellers list. You can check out YPL’s newest additions like Stuart Woods “Below the Belt”, James Patterson’s “Never Never,” Colson Whitehead- “The Underground Railroad, Michael Chabon’s “Moonglow” and many other genres.

If you’re interest is more toward DVDs, books on CD,  or magazines YPL has quite a large selection to choose from as well. New additions to YPL’s audio book collection include titles by Jonathan Kellerman, Kathy Reichs, Lee Child, and Susan Butler-to mention just a few. Newly added DVDs include Star Wars- the Force Awakens, Miracles from Heaven, Angry Birds, and Zootopia.

Regular business hours are Monday & Tuesday Noon-7:30, Wednesday 10-5, & Friday Noon-4. Call 563-7670 with questions.

Love your Library Raffle

“p1″>The Friends of the Youngsville Library’s 7th Annual “Love Your Library” Basket Extravaganza fundraising event is going on now through Friday, March 17th. This year the 6 uniquely themed choices are actually filled with gift cards, cash, or lottery tickets and not traditional “basket items”.  Each “basket” has a value of $100. The 6 “baskets” are currently on display at the library and for a $5.00 donation participants will receive 10 tickets to be used toward the basket(s) of their choice. Winners will be drawn at the end of business day on March 17th.

“p1″>”What makes this such a great fundraising event for our library is that there is a variety of themed-choices for people to choose from, you can always find something that will appeal to you,” stated Library Director, Kristy Wallace. “Because of the positive feedback, the Friends of the Library decided to once again fill each themed ‘basket’ will Gift Cards, cash, or lottery tickets instead of actual items.  For example there is a ‘Fill ‘er Up’ basket that has $100 in gas cards and a ‘Got Ya Covered’ basket that has a $25 Walmart, $25 Tops, $25 Carter Lumber, and $25 Lowes gift card in it. People have the opportunity to decide which basket or baskets interest them and can distribute their tickets accordingly. So if you’re lucky enough to win, you will actually win something that you want!”

“p1″>”We also want to thank all the businesses that so generously donated gift certificates or gift cards to help make our “baskets” even better this year.  Forester Restaurant, Perkins, Applebee’s, Simple Dick’s, Pete’s Beverage, Tammy’s Hairitage, Richard’s Restaurant, Tops Market, Sheetz, United Refining, Shell, Scott Olewine of Olewine Financial Group in Warren,  and the Trustees of the Friends of the Youngsville Public Library all chipped in to cover the remaining overhead costs.  They all deserve a big thank you because we wouldn’t have been able to offer so many well-stocked ‘gift card baskets’ without the support of those businesses,” Wallace said.

The 6 themed choices are: “Bon Appe’tit,” “Youngsville’s Finest,” “Keep on Scratching,” Cold Cash,” “Fill ‘er up,” and “Got ‘Ya Covered.” Tickets are available at the Youngsville Library during business hours or from a member of the Friends or Library Board. Ten tickets for a $5 donation or one ticket for a $1 donation. Friday, February 17th Friends will be selling tickets at Richard’s Restaurant from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Library business hours are Monday & Tuesday Noon-7:30 pm, Wednesday 10-5, and Friday Noon-4pm.

Youngsville Free Methodist Church

The next breakfast at the church will be Saturday, Feb 18 from 7:30-10:30.  Cost is a donation.  This breakfast will benefit the Youth Missions.

Thursday at 6 p.m.:  Fuel Youth Group for kids in 6th grade-post high; Thursday at 6:30 p.m.:  Small Group-Chip Ingram’s Study on Relationships

Sunday after the service: Small group-Continuation of the sermon series “Grow Up” with Pastor Kathy.;Monday at 6 p.m.: Small group-FireProof; Tuesday at 6 p.m.: Small group-Basics.

Wednesday at 6 p.m.: Small group-Covenant (meets in classroom); Overcomer’s Outreach (meets in conference room); PowerHouse Kids, Truth Project for Teens in 9th grade-post high.

The new fitness circle schedule is as follows: Feb 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 27, March 1 & 2 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. upstairs in our youth room. Bring dumbbells, yoga mat, water bottle, notepad & pen. *There is no certified instructor present.

Youngsville Borough

Youngsville Borough information Offices & Services will be closed on Monday, February 20th in Observance of Presidents’ Day. Garbage Pickup will take Monday’s Pickup will be Tuesday, Tuesday’s Pickup will be Wednesday.

Family Medieval Dinner

A Family Medieval Dinner will be held on Sunday, February 19, at 4 p.m. at the Saron Lutheran Church. This is the 500thyear celebration of Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses. Come and meet Katie and Martin Luther. Cost is a donation. Reservations are needed by Sunday, February12. Contact Ingrid Fitzgerald 563-7860/jimingrid@verizon.net or contact Barb Luce at 563-4963.