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Scottdale BPW holds 'night out' meeting

| Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Scottdale Business & Professional Women's Club will hold it its "night out" meeting at 6:30 tonight at the home of a club member.

A perennial sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Paradise United Methodist Church pavilion, 105 Hoke Road, Route 982, Mt. Pleasant. A large selection of plants will be available. For more information, call 724-887-6148. Proceeds from the sale will benefit a new sanctuary.

Everson Volunteer Fire Department will sell hoagies in Scottdale today, Friday and Saturday. Please support our firefighters.

St. John the Baptist Church social hall, South Broadway, is the location for a free luncheon to be held from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday. If you plan to attend, call 724-887-9550. This is a great time to enjoy fellowship and a great meal.

Twin Lakes Park Fishing Derby will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. All ages are welcome.

Everson Borough Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the borough building, Brown Street. The public is always welcome.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will officially celebrate the 40th anniversary of its 1971 World Championship Club June 20 and 21. It is no coincidence the festivities will take place during an interleague series against Baltimore at PNC Park. For tickets, call 877-893-BUCS (877-893-2827) or visit www.pirates.com .

The Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly meeting at noon June 21 at the Scottdale Public Library.

The Scottdale High School Class of 1943 will hold its monthly luncheon at noon June 21 at Tartel Restaurant, Pittsburgh Street.

The next home game for the Pittsburgh Power is 7:30 p.m. June 25 when they oppose Milwaukee. For ticket information, call 888-769-2011 or visit at www.pittsburghpowerfootball.com .

I attended the Southmoreland 2011 Senior Class Day awards presentation as a representative of the Scottdale Business & Professional Women's Club and presented students with scholarships. I was accompanied by councilwoman and past president of the Scottdale Area Chamber of Commerce Joan Brown. She gave gift cards for students who were selected as students of the month throughout the school year.

Other scholarships and awards presented besides the Scottdale BPW and Scottdale Chamber were Scottdale Fall Festival, Amanda L. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, Westmoreland County Community College Scholarship, East Huntington Township Lioness Club Awards, Christopher Kiefer Memorial Scholarships, Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarships, Friends of Scottdale Library, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army, Samuel S. Hicks Memorial Fund Merit Scholarship Award, J.K.'s County Market Scholar and Military Awards, Greenridge Reclamation Scholarship, Scottdale Kiwanis Club WCCC Scholarships, Donald E. Fox Memorial Scholarship, Rotary Service Scholarships, Congressman T. Murphy Leaders of Tomorrow Award, Laurel Highlands Chamber of Commerce, Rocky Wailer Memorial Golf Team Award, George Rath Memorial Band Scholarship, U.S. Navy, St. Vincent College Awards, Southmoreland Marching Band Award, Seton Hill University, WPIAL Scholar Athlete Award, GEMS, Presidential Academic Achievement Awards, Principal Service Awards and 2011 Southmoreland Honor graduates.

Scottdale is very proud of the 2011 graduating class. Best of luck in all your future plans. God bless you all.

On Tuesday, summer begins. Readers, don't complain about the heat. Remember last month how much rain came down.

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