Local briefs

Alzheimer’s group to

make Christmas crafts

LOCK HAVEN — The Covenant Cafe, an early stage Alzheimer’s activity group, will be making a Christmas craft at its next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 1-3 p.m. at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St.

Kelli Smith, secretary at Covenant United Methodist Church, will be leading the group in making the craft.

Guest speakers Jacqueline Bilski, Prevention Educator, and Julie Peter, Elder Advocate from the Clinton County Women’s Center will present the second part of a two-part series on Elder Abuse. Refreshments will be served by friends from Juniper Village in State College.

The Covenant Cafe is a joint venture between the Outreach and Witness Committee of Covenant United Methodist, the Alzheimer’s Support Group and the Alzheimer’s Association. Participants in this group are given an opportunity to be involved in socially and physically stimulating programs which will help them remain as active as possible.

New members are always welcome. Individuals and families who are interested in being involved in this special program are invited to call Fran Decker, MSW, LSW at (570) 748-4302 or (570) 263-2084 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa

at Castanea Firehall

CASTANEA — Everyone is invited to join Santa for a breakfast of pancakes and sausage froom 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Castanea Firehall, 111 McElhattan Drive.

Small treats will be provided for the children and moms and dads can take photos of their youngsters with Santa.

A donation of $5 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under is suggested.

Proceeds benefit Harvey’s Run Park.

Mill Hall Christmas

parade winners listed

MILL HALL — The following marching units and vehicles were named winners in last Saturday’s Mill Hall Christmas Parade.

Groups — Turbulent Twirlers, first; Central Mountain High School Band, second place; Sugar Valley Charter School Band, third place.

Floats — Leonard Wolfe, first place; 40&8 #903, second place; Smokey the Bear, third place.

Emergency vehicles — Castanea Fire Co., first place; Goodwill Hose Co., second place; Nittany Valley Fire Co., third place.

Classic vehicles — Calvin Stover, first place; Lance Bowman, second place; Landon Reidinger, third place.