Scottdale Chamber Easter egg hunt location changed to Loucks Park
Friday is Good Friday and Sunday is Easter. We all know the reason for this great religious season. I bet you can recall when you were a child, Easter meant what great things the Easter Bunny would putting in your Easter basket. And the beautiful outfit you wore to church and the hopes the weather was warm so you wouldn't have to wear a heavy coat. Later there was dinner and sometimes an Easter egg hunt.
Speaking of Easter egg hunts, the Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday. The location has changed to Loucks Park on Chestnut Street. This activity will start at noon.
At 7 p.m. on Easter Monday, the Scottdale Area Choral Society will perform at the Philip G. Cochran Memorial United Methodist Church in Dawson and at 7 p.m. April 7, at the Everson Evangelical Church, Painter Street, Everson.
On Monday, the Laurel Art Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Scottdale Public Library, Spring Street. If you are interested in becoming a member of this club, call Ed Guest at 724-887-6212.
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Regional Family YMCA. For more information, call 724-547-YMCA (9622).
The Friends of the Library will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. April 4 at the Scottdale Public Library. For more information about the “Friends,” call 724-887-6140. We are so fortunate to have such a modern facility in the Scottdale community.
A cash bash will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. April 6 at the Scottdale Firemen's Club; doors open at 6 p.m.
Event benefits Friends of Homeless Felines trap-neuter return program for feral cats and Animal Keepers no-kill cat/kitten rescue of Acme. Tickets cost $25 and include two, three-digit numbers. There will be $400 winners every 15 minutes and a $1,000 drawing at 10 p.m. (if winner not present, winner will win $400). Ticket also entitles you to dinner catered by Leo's Pub and Grille, soft drink, beer and desserts. There will be various other games of chance all night long and Chinese auction baskets. Call 724-547-6421 for tickets or stop by Roadrunner Marathon Convenience store, on Broadway in Scottdale; and Muddy Paws Pet Supply, Leo's Pub and Grille or Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital, all in Mt. Pleasant.
The “Spring Sparkle” show and dinner fundraiser for Jacobs Creek Area Faith in Action will be held April 13 at the Scottdale Firemen's Club, Porter Avenue. Doors will open at 5 p.m., dinner buffet at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7 p.m. Cash bar. Tickets cost $30 per table or $290 per table of eight including program ad. There will be a 50/50 drawing, door prizes awarded and basket raffles. Entertainment provided by Ole ‘97 Johnny Cash — June Carter Tribute Band. For tickets, call 724-542-4117.
The Geyer Performing Arts Center, Scottdale, welcomes John Hamman of Connellsville as its newest board member. Scottdale says welcome. We know you will be an asset to the board.
Thank you to Scottdale Assistant Police Chief Dennis Elcock and to Connellsville Police Chief James Capitos for being speakers at the Bullskin Township Neighborhood Watch meeting held last month. We thank them for taking the time to speak at this watch.
I attended the open house held at South Broadway Manor, the new bed and breakfast in Scottdale. You go back in time when you enter the front door. There was a ribbon cutting also for this new business in town. Rick Bruckner is the executive chef/inn keeper. When you sample the excellent food offered, you realize why he is the executive chef. Seeing is believing. Don't wait for a special holiday to venture out to stay overnight, just go when the spirit moves you. For more information about the manor, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 724-887-8870 or visit www.southbroadwaymanor.com.
Happy birthday wishes go out to former Borough Manager Barry Whoric, who will celebrate his birthday on Monday.
Readers, enjoy your weekend with family and loved ones. Hopefully, spring-like weather will soon be in the air.
Patricia Walker is a Scottdale resident.
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