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Perry church holding fish fry on Fridays

| Monday, Feb. 26, 2007

Thank you to all of the volunteer firefighters who responded quickly to last week's school bus crash on Route 201, near the Willow Inn. Also, a big thank you to the crew members from Fayette EMS. We would like to offer our deepest sympathy to the family of Donna Rose, who passed away from injuries sustained in the crash.

Keep in mind that St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church in Perryopolis will hold a fish sandwich sale from noon to 6 p.m. every Friday during Lent, with the exception of Good Friday, April 6. Take out will be available.

Just a reminder that the Flatwoods Volunteer Fire Department will hold a buckwheat supper from 4 to 6 p.m Saturday at the Curfew Grange Hall, located at the intersection of Route 201 and Buena Vista Road, in Flatwoods. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 4 to 10 and children age 3 and younger are served free. A bake sale will be held during this event. All donations for the bake sale will be deeply appreciated. Just drop off any donations the day of the dinner at the Curfew Grange Hall.

The DL&V Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Turkey Hunter's Bash Saturday. For more information, see any DL&V firefighter.

The Dawson Volunteer Fire Co. will host a late night bingo at 11 p.m. Saturday.

The Dawson VFC will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. March 5. All members are urged to attend.

Keep in mind that both the Dawson VFC and DL&V hold weekly bingo games as fundraising activities. These weekly games, as well as the other events, make up a large part of these fire companies' operating budgets for the year. Your continued participation is really appreciated. Dawson VFC will hold its weekly games at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, while DL&V holds games at 6:45 p.m. every Friday.

A very happy belated birthday wish to a very special brother and uncle, Duncan Keedy, who celebrated his birthday on Feb. 19. Hope the coming year treats you well, love, Barb and Liz.

Mark your calendars for next month. The East Liberty United Presbyterian Church of Vanderbilt will hold its monthly food distribution from 10 a.m. until noon March 15.

The Leisenring Presbyterian Church will hold its monthly food distribution from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. March 21.

The East Liberty United Methodist Church in Vanderbilt will hold a grief and loss support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday every month. All are invited to attend.

Thank you to Lori Lamanna and Mary Jane Winterhalter, who knew the answer to last week's trivia question. The bell that rings at the Sacred Heart Church in Dawson was named St. Barbara.

This week's trivia question : There are a number of "special" days in the month of March, but one is really special for lovers of baby dolls, and it can really remind those born in the 1950s and 1960s just how old we are getting. Ok, here goes -- March 9 is the birthday of a very popular doll. Can you tell me who she is/was• If you can, give me a call at 724-529-2391 or drop me an e-mail at You can also send me a card or letter to 276 Banning Road, Dawson, PA 15428-1175 with news of upcoming events, birthdays, etc.

A thought for the week. This one is from author Louise Driscoll. "In your heart, keep one still secret spot where dreams may go." That's it for now, friends. Until next week, keep smiling and have a great week!

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