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Bus trip planned for March for Life

| Friday, Dec. 24, 2004

The New Horizons Pregnancy Resource Center is sponsoring a bus Jan. 24 to the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Space is limited so contact the center to reserve your space. The bus leaves at 6 a.m. from the north campus of Champion Christian School in Donegal and will return around midnight. For more information, call 724-455-2122.

Due to the winter weather, the Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group will hold its next monthly meeting the second Thursday in March. People with multiple sclerosis and their family members are encouraged to attend. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at the Ligonier Town Hall and are free. For more information on the Laurel Highlands Multiple Sclerosis Support Group or MS, call 724-455-7746 any evening.

Scott Hall, a one-man band from Melcroft, will be appearing at Glacier's at Hidden Valley Resort from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and at the First Night Celebration in Oil City on New Year's Eve. Hall can also be seen every Thursday night at The All American Grill on Ligonier Street in Latrobe from 8 to midnight.

Stonee Ridge, a local band from Acme, will be appearing with NoMAD at Nick's Fat City Wednesday in Pittsburgh. New Year's Eve they will be playing at the American Legion, Post 499, Railroad Street in Point Marion. Point Marion is located along Old Route 119 South approximately 16 miles from Uniontown. A limited number of tickets will be available starting in December. The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple which includes your admission. hats, noise makers and midnight buffet. Anyone under age 21 must be with a parent or guardian -- no exceptions. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the party starts at 9:30 p.m.

School News:

= Champion Christian School: Dec. 20 to Jan. 2, 2005, Christmas break (first snow days are Dec. 20 and 21 if needed); Jan. 3 back to school; Jan. 15 winter work day; Jan. 17 in service day; Jan. 24 March for Life in Washington, D.C.; Jan. 28 - CCS hosts ACSI creative writing festival.

= Connellsville Area School District: Dec. 23 to Jan. 2, 2005, Christmas vacation -- all schools closed.

Last week's Mountain Trivia Question was: What was the first name of Indian Creek?, Gene Kelly, Agnes Snyder and George Miller knew it was called Salt Lick Creek or Great Salt Creek. This week's question is: What other name was Saltlick Township known as and what year was it formed• If you know the answer, give me a call or send an e-mail. Please spell your name if you leave a message. Thank you to everyone who calls, I really enjoy hearing from you.

A special "Happy 95th Birthday" to Violet Miller, who celebrates on Sunday.

I would like to wish all my readers a Blessed and Merry Christmas.

If your group is holding an event or you would like to wish someone a happy birthday, give me a call by 6 p.m. Tuesday at 724-455-7746 or e-mail me at pamela@realcountrylife.com for your news to appear the following Friday.

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