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Breakneck Church of God men's group plans meatloaf fundraiser dinner

| Thursday, April 18, 2013, 8:55 p.m.

The Church of God men's group invites all to come out 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday to the Breakneck Church of God Fellowship Hall, 816 Breakneck Road, to enjoy a delicious homemade meatloaf dinner with all the fixings. Homemade meatloaf, real mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, bread and butter, beverage and dessert are what's on the menu. Tickets will be available at door. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 5-12; the family price is $19.99 for mom, dad and all kids younger than 18. Dinners like these help the men maintain Lifeline units through Excela Frick in our community and support our other community service projects. Takeout will be available. All are welcome.

A Youth Movie Night will be held in the Indian Creek Baptist Church gym, 311 Baptist Church Road, Mill Run, from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. All youths in seventh through 12th grades are welcome. Bring a friend and enjoy pizza, snacks and fellowship. Admission is free. For more information, call 724-455-7265.

The County Line Church of the Brethren, at Route 711 and County Line Road in Champion, will hold a chicken and biscuit dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 5-12; and free for children 4 and younger. Chicken and biscuits, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, cake and drink are what's on the menu. The dinner is sponsored by the Spiritual Renewal Team to benefit the church's heating oil fund. Takeout will be available. For more information, call 724-593-2680 and leave a message.

There will be a gospel music concert with Cathi Rhodes at 7 p.m. Sunday in Buchanan Church of God, 836 Buchanan Road in White.

Evangelist Paul Crow will hold a week of special meetings Sunday to April 26 in Mt. Zion Community Church, 159 Kreinbrook Hill Road in Acme. The public is invited to attend one or more of the services. A baby nursery will be provided to visiting families. On Sunday, the opening service will begin at 9:30 a.m. The evening services Sunday through Friday will start at 7 p.m. For directions, visit or call 724-547-3028 during business hours.

The annual Lions Club Spring Auction will be held at 6 p.m. April 26 in ICV Community Center, 628 Indian Creek Valley Road. If you have anything to donate or need more information, call 724-455-3826.

The Mountain Laurel Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Summer Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 in Donegal Community Center, 113 Community Center Lane in, Donegal. The chamber's goal is to bring regional employers together with local students (high school and college), as well as all other residents seeking employment. Representatives from many of the region's employers will be available to answer questions and discuss job opportunities, including part-time and summer job openings. The public is welcome. There is no charge for admission. For more information, including a list of participating companies and organizations, call Kris Enberg, executive director, at 724-593-8900 or email

The Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Company's second annual yard sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27. Cost is $10 for your first table and $5 for each additional table. It is just in time for spring cleaning. Earn extra cash while cleaning your house. This is also junk day for Cook Township. For more information or to reserve your table, call 724-989-0262 or 724-640-7830.

A Bluegrass Gospel Concert will benefit the ICV Food Pantry from 7 to 9 p.m. April 27 at the Indian Head Church of God, 691 Indian Creek Valley Road in Indian Head. Victory Express will perform. Admission is free. Please bring a canned good and a freewill offering to benefit the food pantry. Refreshments will be served immediately following the concert. For more information, call 724-455-2626.

Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department will sell hoagies May 4 at the intersection in Normalville.

The Bullskin Senior Center, 52 Medsger Road in Connellsville, will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4. Something for everyone will be available.

The Eutsey Cemetery Association will meet at 7 p.m. May 9 in Ridge Community Center, 853 Buchanan Road in White. Property owners and everyone associated with the cemetery are urged to attend. Grave sites are available at $250 each. For more information, call the association's treasurer at 724-455-3503.

The annual Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department Golf Outing will be held May 11 at Glengarry Golf Course in Latrobe. Registration is 7 a.m. with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. The cost is $75 per player, which includes 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, giveaways, hot dogs on the turn, hole prizes and a steak dinner. For more information, call 724-455-3509 or 724-880-0726.

A Mother's Day Buffet will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 in the Normalville Area Volunteer Fire Department fire hall, 3387 Springfield Pike in Normalville. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. The buffet benefits the ladies auxiliary.

A flea market will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 in the Saltlick Township Volunteer Fire Department fire hall, 2009 Indian Head Road in Indian Head. Vendor cost is $8 for an inside table, $5 for an outside spot. Bring your own table for outside. A bake sale and other delicious food will be available for purchase. The event benefits the ladies auxiliary. For more information, call 724-455-7858 or 724-455-1109.

Last week's trivia question: How many presidents won the Nobel Peace Prize? Henry Nicholson, Peggy Magyor, Bill Shepler, Doris Randall, Dink Critchfield, Betty Bando, Don and Betty Chearney all called or emailed to answer. There were four: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama.

This week's question is asked by Henry Nicholson: What country gave us the Statue of Liberty?

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Pam Porterfield is a resident of Normalville.

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