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| Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

A cancer benefit dance for Brett Stitt of Rural Valley, formerly of Kittanning, will be held from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the West Kittanning fire hall. Live music will feature Jason Cirrincione, Krissy Jo Williams, Mark Anderson, Free Peanuts Band, The Remedy and Crossbone Cannon. There will be food, beverages, raffles, and BYOB, ID will be required. Admission fee is $10 and children 6 to 12, $5.

Veterans skate at Belmont

The Belmont Complex, 415 Butler Road, East Franklin, will hold a veterans night during public skate from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Admission will be $1 for military members and their family.

Flushing lines in Dayton

Dayton Borough officials say water lines will be flushed Nov. 9 and 10, weather permitting.

Salvation Army clothing room open

The Salvation Army clothing room will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The facility is in the alley behind The Salvation Army, 205 S. Jefferson St., Kittanning. Any donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Library has copies of Heritage cookbooks

The Ford City Public Library has copies available for sale of the volumes one and two of Ford City Heritage cookbooks for sale. Cost is $10 each. Both books have more than 400 recipes that feature more than 90 ethnic recipes that were submitted by and in memory of the early residents of the Ford City and surrounding Armstrong County areas that were passed down for generations. Books are available at the Ford City Public Library, 1136 Fourth Ave., Ford City. Cookbooks may be picked up or mailed for an additional fee for postage and packaging. Questions may be directed to 724-763-3591.

Mills Chiropratic holds gift drive

Dr. Michael Mills of Mills Chiropractic Center, 115 S. Belmont Drive, East Franklin, has announced that his office will participate in a gift drive to benefit the children and families on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in northwest Montana, until Nov. 24. Collection of shoes and boots for all ages and both genders and donations of toys and games will also be accepted. These items will then be shipped to the Fort Peck Reservation in Wolf Point, Mont.

All new patients will receive an initial consultation, exam, and any necessary X-rays at no charge with a donation of gifts or a monetary donation of $25. To get involved take new unwrapped gifts to the office by Nov. 24. Questions may be directed to Mill Chiropractic Center at 724-548-7999.

Eagles hold Sunday bingo

The Ford City Eagles 606, 420 O'Connor St., Ford City, will hold Sunday night bingo. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the kitchen will be open. Hard cards and paper backs will be used. Cost is $25 for three hard cards and two books of specials. Charge is $1 for Magic Number, extra specials will be sold on the floor. Splitting packages is not permitted. Two games for purchase include 2 Speedball and Winner Take All. No one under the age of 18 is permitted.

New-to-You and on sale

The Freeport Area Library will hold a clearance of its "New-to-You" items from noon to 4 p.m. on Nov. 11 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Free Thanksgiving dinner scheduled

A free Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the WalMart Parking lot in Kittanning. Delivery is available for shut-ins who are pre-registered by calling the Harvest Community Church office at 724-548-5643 by the Friday deadline. Event is sponsored by the Harvest Community Church, 143 Reed Road, East Franklin.

Relay team holds bake sale

The Angels On A Mission Relay for Life team will hold a bake sale beginning at 9 a.m. Friday at Valley Dairy, Franklin Village Mall, East Franklin. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Meetings

• The Allegheny Power/West Penn Power Retirees will meet for its monthly breakfast meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday at King's Family Restaurant, Hilltop Plaza, East Franklin.

• The Kittanning High School Class of 1949 will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Clark's Landing Restaurant, Kittanning.

• The Ford City High School Class of 1959 will hold its dinner at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Garda's Restaurant, Manor. Classmates, spouses, and friends are welcome. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Sandy at 724-763-2146.

• The Eljer Retiree's Club will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at the local 158 union hall, Route 85, Rayburn.

• Sweet Country Music, formerly Tri-State County Music, Chapter 2, will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Ford City Veterans of Foreign Wars. Those attending are asked to take a covered dish to share. Donation at the door is $3. There will be music and dancing after the meal and meeting.

• The Latin American Club of Ford City will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Friday in the club banquet hall. All members are urged to attend and dues may be renewed for 2012.

• The Kittanning High School Class of 1947 will hold its monthly get-together at noon Friday at Theresa's Royle Allegheny, West Kittanning. All members, spouses, and friends are welcome. This will be the last meeting until March.

• The Armstrong-Kiski Area Chapter of the Women's Business Network will meet at 8:15 a.m. Monday, at Books and Beans, 156 Market St., Leechburg. The chapter meets the second and fourth Mondays each month and is open to area women business owners and those in sales in the Armstrong County area who would like to meet to network and share ideas to expand their business. For information contact Barbara Jones at 724-335-2740.

• The Armstrong Rails to Trails Association, Inc., will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the commissioner's conference room Armstrong County Courthouse Annex, Kittanning. For information: Armstrongtrail@windstream.net, visit website www.Armstrongtrail.org or call 724-543-4478.

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