Dawson council will meet on second Monday of month

| Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, 8:54 p.m.

Regular monthly meetings of Dawson Borough Council will be held on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Dawson Borough Building on Howell Street. All Dawson residents are welcome to attend any meeting.

Dawson Volunteer Fire Co. will continue to hold its regular monthly meetings on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the fire station on Galley Street.

It's bingo time. Just a reminder that our area volunteer fire companies/departments host regular bingo games to help them raise funds to continue operations. Dawson Volunteer Fire Co. holds bingo at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and DL&V Fire Department of Vanderbilt holds its weekly bingo games at 6:45 p.m. Fridays. Please support these great groups in any way that you can. They are there for us when we need them, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and they not only need, but deserve, our continued support.

The Dawson/Lower Tyrone honor roll committee is planning for dedication of the Korean/Vietnam era monument in May or June. No exact date has been set, as weather and materials can alter the completion date. The committee is planning a dedication booklet to commemorate the installation and dedication. Commercial ads will be welcomed as well as private ads and sponsorship lines in the booklet. Ad space will be available by eighth page, quarter page, half page or full page. Hopefully, the program will feature a color photograph of the three monuments as well as a history of the original honor rolls and a chronology of the campaign to have the new monument erected. For information about the program booklet, call 724-529-7298. The committee wishes to thank everyone who has helped in any way in this community effort. The goal appears to be closer.

The Leisenring Presbyterian Church will hold its regular monthly food pantry from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday. Please keep in mind that volunteers and donations are always welcome.

Monthly food distributions for our area will take place on the following schedule: East Liberty Presbyterian Church of Vanderbilt and Produce for the People at the Fayette County fairgrounds both hold their food distribution programs on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Leisenring Presbyterian Church of Leisenring will host its monthly food bank on the third Wednesday of each month from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Please remember to bring a box, basket or crate with you to carry your items home in. Volunteers and donations are always appreciated.

Frazier School District will hold an early dismissal on Friday. Dismissals will begin at 12:15 p.m. that day. Frazier School District will be in session Jan. 21, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This will be used as a weather make-up day.

Belated wishes for a happy anniversary are in order for Carol and Bill Vargo, who celebrated on Jan. 2, and Bill and Penny Timcheck, who celebrated on Jan. 8. Belated birthday wishes go out to Paul Ugolini, who celebrated on Jan. 5, and Clayton Angelo, who celebrated on Jan. 13.

A very happy 21st birthday is wished to Patricia Lynn Geary, who celebrated on Jan. 13.

Birthday wishes are the order of the day for Ernest Angelo, who celebrates his big day on Thursday.

If you have something that you would like to see in this column, call me at 724-529-7927, email at bethannlynn@live.com or drop me a line at 276 Banning Road, Dawson, PA 15428-1175. Please have your information to me by 7 p.m. Tuesday so I can prepare my column for the following week.

Thank you. Keep smiling and have a great week.

Beth Lynn is a Lower Tyrone Township resident.

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