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Mt. Pleasant Historical Society breakfast will benefit log homes

| Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

The Mt. Pleasant Historical Society will hold a sausage and pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The event will be held on the grounds on the log cabins that are located on Washington Street. Cost for the breakfast will be $6 for adults and $3 for children under age 12. The proceeds from the event will benefit the rehabilitation of the two cabins. Tickets will be available at the event.

Congratulations to the Glass and Ethnic Festival committee for a wonderful job this weekend. I still can't believe it, but the rain held off almost the entire weekend.

Get your pets ready for Pawpalooza, which will be held from 1 to 4 Oct. 9 at the Donegal Borough Park. The event will feature several pet-related activities. Admission will be $10 in advance or $15 at the gate. For more information, call 724-593-6902.

The Mt. Pleasant Public Library will hold its sixth annual "Walk in the Park" to be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Frick Park. Walkers and sponsors are still needed for the event. For information, call the library at 724-547-3850.

Fan buses will be available for the Viking football game on Oct. 14 to be played at Jeannette. For information, call 724-691-6422.

A special speaker will be presenting a talk on mine subsidence starting at 7 p.m. Thursday. The talk is free and will be held at the In-Town-Shops located on Main Street.

For a great homemade breakfast, head to St. Pius from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday for an all-you-can-eat breakfast. The cost for the meal will be $5 for adults and $3.50 for children. For information, call 724-547-3331.

The Mt. Pleasant Public Library now is operating under different hours. They are: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Jacobs Creek Faith in Action is presently looking for volunteers to help with the elderly in the Mt. Pleasant, Scottdale and New Stanton areas. Volunteer duties could include helping with transportation helping with phone calls and errands and supplying supportive home visits. For more information, call 724-547-4117.

You still have time to check out the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market in the borough, which offers fruits and vegetables in season along with other homemade and crafted items. Sponsored by the Business District Authority, the market will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays in Levin's parking area through Oct. 19.

If you are in the mood for some great home cooking and feel like trying a new recipe, check out the new cookbooks now being sold by the Mt. Pleasant Church of the Brethren. The books are titled "Collection of Blessings" and cost $10. The books can also be mailed for $12. For more information, call 724-547-6550.

A great job recycling by residents of the borough so 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! The next recycling days will be Monday and Tuesday.

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