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Mt. Pleasant pancake breakfast sponsored by church council

| Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 9:00 p.m.

The Visitation Finance Council is sponsoring an all-you-can-eat pancake, egg, sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday at the Visitation Community Center on Walnut Street, Mt. Pleasant. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children, and toddlers eat for free. Buckwheat cakes will be on the menu. Take out will be available and tickets can be purchased at the door. Everyone is welcome.

Auditions for the summer production of the musical “The Wedding Singer” will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday and from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday at the Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale. Those who are auditioning should come prepared to sing, from memory, 32 measures of a modern musical theater or 1980s rock-style piece. Please bring sheet music in the correct key, marked with any edits. There will be a movement component to every audition. Some auditioners will be asked to do a cold reading from the script. Rehearsals will begin in mid-May. A multi-talented, diverse and age-appropriate cast is being sought. The show will be staged July 11 through 14. For information call 724-887-0887.

Congratulations to the cast of “Grease” that was recently performed at the Mt. Pleasant Area High School. More than 1,800 people attended the show, welcoming back the tradition that has been gone from the district for more than 30 years. Great job to all.

The Bullskin Township Volunteer Fire Department will host a discount food sale starting at 9 a.m. Saturday the Bullskin Township VFD station. The event will feature meats, cheeses and other food items at great discounted prices. All sales are cash only. There is a great selection to pick from and now is the perfect time to stock up for the holidays. Partial proceeds from the sales will go to the fire department. Sales are on a cash only basis.

There will be a night at the races held at 7 p.m. April 27, hosted by Cameron's Angel's Relay for Life team. Doors for the event will open at 5:30 p.m. with dinner being served at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Kosciusko Club and tickets will be $10. All proceeds from the event will go to the Relay for Life. For information call 724-547-6317.

The Relay for Life team The Castaways will host a bingo on April 14 at the St. Pius Social Hall in Mt. Pleasant. Doors for the event will open at noon and the early bird bingo will begin at 1:45 p.m. In addition to regular games, there will be specials, instant games, 50/50 drawings and a chinese auction with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Tickets for the event will be $25 and only 250 tickets will be sold. For tickets call 724-547-5269 or 724-858-0401.

May 2 will be customer appreciation day at Joanne's Hallmark located in the Summit Ridge Plaza. Door prizes will be given and lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Greendance the Winery will have wine tasting from 3 to 7 p.m. and the store will be offering discounts on merchandise.

The Friends of the Mt. Pleasant Library will host a spring basket raffle at the library, raffling off a great basket. Stop in today and get a few tickets. All proceeds from the basket drawing will benefit the library. The raffle will be held through April 22.

The new glass exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursdays and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and from 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 so stop in and see the glass and enjoy the wonderful history.

The Mt. Pleasant Glass Museum is now 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.

If you are a resident of 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 as recyclable.

We are doing a great job recycling here in the borough so let's keep it up. Items that can be recycled include 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 for items. Simply mark on the container that it is a recycle container. The next recycling days will be Monday and Tuesday.

Marilyn Forbes is a resident of Mt. Pleasant.

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