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Last summer concert in Mt. Pleasant planned for Sunday

| Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 8:54 p.m.

Happy Labor Day weekend to all.

While you are out enjoying your Labor Day weekend, try to stop over at the gazebo on Sunday for one of the last summer Concerts in the Park to take place this year. The band this week will be the Matt Otis Band, and the music will begin about 6:30 p.m.

Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the evening. Food will be served.

Would you love a great slice of gluten-free pizza? Join the Herbalicious Gluten-Free Living Support Group from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 for a gluten-free pizza party at Little E's Pizzeria in Greensburg. Enjoy two slices of pizza, a dinner salad and a soft drink for $9.99 per person; call 724-542-9745 to reserve your seat and for more information.

Beginning Oct. 8, the support group will meet at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at Herbalicious, 612 W. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. Anyone interested in the gluten-free lifestyle is encouraged to attend.

The new chamber of commerce offices are now open and are located adjacent to the Shop Demo Depot business located in the old Cook's building. The office hours are 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Stop in and check them out.

Just a quick note to parents in the borough — please make sure that your children are wearing bicycle helmets and know bicycle safety.

The Mt. Pleasant Glass and Ethnic pageant committee is now accepting applications for the upcoming festival which will be held Sept. 27, 28 and 29. The divisions for the titles include Little Miss, for ages 4 through 7; Young Miss, for girls 8 through 12 and Miss for young ladies 13 through 18. Applications can be obtained by visiting or by calling 724-689-4768.

Applications are now also being accepted for the Mt. Pleasant's Got Talent to be held during the Glass and Ethnic Festival. The contest will showcase entertainment acts of all ages, and only the first 12 acts will be accepted. Those younger than 18 must have parental consent; for information, call 724-547-9632.

A local band named Dirt Road Sunset has released a new CD titled “Waiting for the Sunrise,” and all proceeds from the sales of the CDs will go the Wounded Warrior Project. The new CD is priced at $10 and can be purchased by contacting band founder George Estochin at 724-455-3369 or by sending a check or money order to George Estochin, P.O. Box 170, Melcroft, PA 15462.

The DAR House genealogical library is now open. The library will now be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays now through October.

Sign up now for the upcoming Moximchalk Classic Memorial Golf Outing to be held starting at 1:15 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Norvelt Golf Club. The event will be held in memory of Corey Moximchalk, who was tragically killed in an automobile accident this spring. Cost is $85 per person, and all teams will be four people. If you don't want to play golf but still want to attend, the 5:30 p.m. dinner buffet is open to all for $25. For information, call 724-516-1792.

Mt. Pleasant's Farmers Market is now being held. Check out the Business District Authority's website for more information at The market will operate through Oct. 23. Vendors can register and pay $5 a week or $50 for the entire season. If you make it, bake it or grow it you can offer it at the market.

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 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. Now you can recycle the lids of your 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 Tuesday and Wednesday because of the Labor Day holiday.

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Marilyn Forbes is a Mt. Pleasant resident.

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