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Monday February 27th 2017

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The Information Center appears in the Kittanning Paper on Page 2 daily and are featured daily on WTYM AM 1380 radio. It promotes events held by non-profit organizations only. Notices are run as “space available” each day, unless an ad is purchased to guarantee placement. If you would like to place an ad, call the KP office at 724-543-NEWS (6397).


KICK-OFF EVENT at the Richard G. Snyder YMCA Campus for their Strategic Plan
on Monday, February 27 at 2PM. They will share how they will be delivering their cause throughout the 2017-2019 timeframe. This event is free and open to the public.

FREE FAMILY FUN!Read Across America Day” at Dunkin Donuts in Kittanning (sponsored by Salvation Army, Kittanning). March 2nd – 4pm-6pm. Make a Dr. Seuss Craft. FREE Donut for children 13 & under. Each child will get to pick a new FREE Book to take home. Adults will receive a FREE Book as well!

BINGO Thursday, March 2 (and every Thursday), Kittanning Township Fire Hall, 4 miles east of Kittanning on Route 422 toward Indiana. Doors open at 5:30 PM, Bingo begins at 7:15 PM. Kitchen will be open.

“COLOR & CHILL” CAFE NIGHT for Adults and Teens, Friday March 3rd at 6:30PM.
Colored Pencils, Coloring Sheets, & Markers will be available to use or bring your own.  Come relax the night away.  Refreshments.   Please bring a nonperishable food donation for the Emergency Food Pantry to the Salvation Army, Kittanning. 724-543-6622

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER   For Todd (Kegal) Shaeffer. March 4, 2017 at the Worthington Civic Center. 3PM-7PM Dinner $10 Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. All proceeds from benefit will go towards funeral cost.

BOY SCOUT GIANT INDOOR YARD SALE  for Troop 676, March 4th from 7AM-12 Noon at Appleby Manor Church. Over 10,000 items where you set the prices at this once-a-year sale! All offers accepted.

PRINCESS TEA PARTY   will be hosted by Art & Sole Relay For Life team at the St. Johns Lutheran Church Social Hall on Saturday, March 4th. Two sessions: 1pm & 4pm. $5/ticket, 3 & under are free. Tickets and Info are available by calling Peggy at 724.664.6197. Benefits the American Cancer Society.

FREE WORKSHOP for persons looking for a new job or trying to return to the job
market.  Sessions will cover intro to basic computer skills, creating professional resumes, rebuilding your self-confidence and self-esteem and much more! March 7 at Lenape Tech Adult Ed. 724-763-5915

GIANT BOY SCOUT INDOOR YARD SALE over 10,000 items. All offers accepted. Everything must go. Once in a lifetime sale. Sat. March 4th Time 7:00 to 12:00. Applebee Manor Church Gym. 810 Main Street Ford City 16226.

2017 LOYALTY DAY QUEEN The Ford City VFW is looking to crown their 2017 Loyalty Day Queen on April 19 at 6:30 PM. The  applicant must be between the ages of 16-20, single (never married), and evening gown attire. Judging is on personality, poise, and beauty. Entry forms are due by March 14 (no exceptions). A non-returnable wallet size photo must be attached to your entry form along with three references (no relatives) of character and personal qualities. Those applying MUST be available for April 29 District Banquet, Memorial Day parade and Post ceremonies,  Fourth of July Parade, and Veterans Day ceremony. Forms and questions are taken at 724-763-1160.  Submit to VFW Loyalty Day, c/o Denise Russick,1880 State Route 66, Ford City, PA 16226

PROM DRESS A group is collecting local prom dresses for girls who are in need of one. Dress pick up is 3/25 from 4PM until 8PM, and 3/26 between 12-4PM. Their goal is 50 dresses by the March 17th. Call 724-763-3886

VENDOR & CRAFT SHOW  March 5th from 11AM-4PM at the West Kittanning Fire Hall. Free admission, door prizes.

ARMSTRONG AFTER-PROM BOOSTER MEETING in the high school cafeteria, Wednesday, March 8. Parents of Juniors and Seniors are asked to attend to assist in planning a safe night for students.

ANNUAL BANQUET of the Armstrong County Sportsmen Conservation League will be held March 18 at 6PM at the Kittanning Township Fire Hall. It will feature a thresherman-style turkey dinner. Pennsylvania Game Commission Wild Turkey Biologist Mary Jo Casalena will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $15 and available prior to March 7th at the Armstrong County Treasurer’s Office in the Court House Annex or by calling Ron: 724-548-7941 or Bruce: 724-840-5786.

PRAYER, PRAISE, & PIZZA March 9th at the Salvation Army in Kittanning. Doors open at 6PM. Fun Starts at 6:20PM. Everyone welcome! All ages around the table.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.   Please call 724-543-6622 to RSVP so there is enough pizza on hand.

APOLLO POTPOURRI  The Apollo Area Historical Society invites the community to attend the first of their 2017 Sunday Evening Series “Apollo Potpourri” entitled “The 1936 St. Patrick’s Day Flood across the Alle-Kiski Valley” – a slideshow by Charles “Skip” Culleiton of the Alle-Kiski Valley Historical Society. It will be held on Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the W.C. T. U. Building/Apollo Museum on N. 2nd. Street, Apollo. The program is free, but any donations are always welcome. Refreshments will follow. For more information, please contact the AAHS at 724-478-2899.

FREE WORKSHOP for persons looking for a new job or trying to return to the job
market.  Sessions will cover intro to basic computer skills, creating professional resumes, rebuilding your self-confidence and self-esteem and much more! April 6 at Lenape Tech Adult Ed. 724-763-5915