Dawson firemen kick off fund drive
The w Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its annual fund drive Saturday. Members of the fire company will be canvassing door to door in the Dawson and Lower Tyrone asking for support.
Dawson VFC is selling tickets for a Christmas Bash to be held Dec. 1. Tickets are $10. See any firefighter for tickets or information.
The Leisenring Presbyterian Church will hold its monthly food distribution from 8:30 to 1030 a.m. Wednesday.
The deadline for submitting veterans' names for the Korea/Vietnam Memorial in Dawson is approaching. To date, the honor roll committee has 124 names to tentatively be placed on the memorial plaque. What the committee needs is those folks or family members or friends to help verify dates, spelling and eligibility for the memorial. The committee also needs to find all of the names that should be there. The committee is sure it does not have all of the names, and after the plaque is cast, each name added will cost an additional $300 — there is no cost to veterans whose name is placed on the original plaque. The granite monument has been ordered, and ground will be broken soon for the concrete foundation. A current list of veterans is in the Dawson Post Office, and lists or information is available at 724-529-7298.
The Lower Tyrone Township Board of Supervisors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Brownfield Community Center.
Sign up for the annual Toys for Tots program for 2012 will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Uniontown Mall. Please remember to take the following when registering: photo identification, Social Security numbers for parents, guardian and children, proof of address and income, medical cards for children, proof of age for children (birth certificate, current school ID, etc.). Please do not call the Uniontown Mall for information.
Nov. 11 was Veterans Day, and Monday (Nov. 12) is Veterans Day observed. On Monday (Nov. 12), government offices, banks, liquor stores schools and etc, will be closed in observance of the Veterans Day observed holiday.
In light of the recent rash of crimes in the Tri-Town area, a new Crime Watch group has been formed that encompasses the entire Tri-Town area (Dawson, Vanderbilt, Liberty (Dickerson Run) and Lower Tyrone Township). The first meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Dawson Volunteer Fire Company, located on Galley Street, Dawson. All are invited to attend. There will be a state police officer on hand to give the group tips on operating a crime watch and how to stay safe. The group also has a Facebook page.
Thanksgiving is just two weeks away, and many will not be able to have a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner without help from friends and neighbors. It is not too late to think about donating to one of the area charities to help make a Thanksgiving meal a reality instead of a dream.
That's it for this week friends. If you have a submission for this column, email your information to email@example.com or call 724-529-7927 or drop me a line at 276 Banning Road, Dawson, PA 15428-1175. Please have your information to me before 8 p.m. Tuesday so that I can prepare my column for the following week.
Until next time, friends, enjoy each day that God gives you and have a fantastic week.
Beth Lynn is a Lower Tyrone Township resident.
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