Mt. Pleasant VFD needs your help
By Marilyn Forbes
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
The Mt. Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department has sent donation letters. The department is trying to raise money for the purchase of a new rescue/pumper for the department that will replace two older vehicles. For a donation of $20 or more, you and your family will receive a free 10x13 photo. Photos will be taken the weekend of March 17, and the department will receive an extra $10 for every photo that is taken.
Homemade St. Pius Lenten meals have become popular in the area and are being served every Friday through March 22. The meals feature a special pasta of the week, vegetable, garlic breadstick, drink and dessert. There is also a fish dinner available every week that includes fish, baked or fried, coleslaw, vegetable, macaroni and cheese, garlic breadsticks, dessert and drink. The meals will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Eat in and take out are available. Children's meals are available. This week's pasta will be stuffed shells.
St. Florian Church of United is holding its annul holiday kolache sale. Advance orders are being taken for 15-inch, freshly baked nut, apricot, poppy seed and prune rolls priced at $12 each. Orders will be taken until March 4; rolls will be available for pick up in the social hall March 15 through March 17. Call Phyllis, 724-423-5233, to place your order.
Cameron's Angels Relay for Life team is making Easter eggs as a fundraising project again this year. The 4-ounce eggs come in peanut butter and caramel and are only $2.25. Orders will be taken through March 10 and all proceeds go to the Relay for Life. For orders call 724-547-6317 or 724-640-2836.
The Mt. Pleasant Firemen's Club is selling great Lenten food through March 22. Fish sandwiches and other sides are offered every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and then again for dinner from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Food will be available March 29.
Join the Herbalicious Gluten-Free Living Support Group on March 12 at 7 p.m. for Defending Your GF Life. There will be a discussion on how to deal with people who don't, can't, or won't understand the importance of adhering to a strictly gluten-free diet. Light refreshments will be served. The group meets at Herbalicious, 612 W. Main St. in Mt. Pleasant. Call 724-542-9745 to register and for more information. There is no fee to attend and everyone, including guests, who are gluten-free or who want to find out more about a gluten-free diet, are welcome.
Take your pet to Muddy Paws on March 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and have a photo taken with the Easter bunny. Donation for a photo is $10 that will be given to the Animal Keepers Rescue. Your $10 donation will get you a 4X6 photo with photo holder, homemade dog treats (cats get toys) and a free chance on the Chinese auction baskets. Stop in, get a photo and donate to a very worthy cause.
The Bullskin Volunteer Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary are cooking up some great homemade Lenten treats every Friday through March 22. Fish dinners include baked or fried with french fries or macaroni and cheese, cole slaw and dessert for $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 4 through 12 and anyone younger than 4 eat for free. Other items available are haluski, chicken fingers and coleslaw. Takeout orders are available. The food is prepared at the fire hall in Bullskin and is served from 3 to 7 p.m. For takeout orders, call 724-887-0566.
The new glass exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. It is free to visit. The exhibit is located in the In-Town-Shops along Main Street. The exhibit features glassware from Bryce Brothers, L.E. Smith Glass and Lenox Crystal.
The Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum is officially accepting membership. The money generated from the members will keep the facility open and will hopefully help to transform the exhibit into a permanent museum, one that can be enjoyed by visitors and residents for years to come. Membership forms are available at the exhibit and in other locations in town.
On April 6 starting at 7 p.m., a cash bash will be held at the Scottdale Firemen's Club will all proceeds from the event to benefit the Animal Keepers Rescue. The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Dinner will be catered by Leo's Pub and Grille. Tickets for the event will be $25 and are available at Muddy Paws, Leo's Pub and Grille, Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital, Roadrunner Marathon Convenience Store in Scottdale and the shelter itself.
If you are a resident of the Mt Pleasant Township, your monthly recycling date will be the first Thursday of a full week of each month. If you do not have a container from your recycling company, use any container that you have but please mark it recyclables.
Mt. Pleasant Borough residents also recycle glass, plastics, cans, newspapers, phone books, magazines, junk mail, cardboard that has been folded, bundled and tied and not taped. Remember, no pizza boxes. If you have more items then you have recycling containers, you can feel free to use any container that you have. Simply mark on the container that it is a recycle container. The next recycling days are Monday and Tuesday.
Marilyn Forbes is a resident of Mt. Pleasant.
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