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and Happy Birthday to Lena Welsh, of Flemington, to Mark Vonada, of Zionm, CJ Phillips, of Blanchard and Amy Askey.

Word of the Day

Fictile — Of or relating to pottery.

Quote of the Day

“We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joys in the world.”

— Helen Keller

Coffee & Convo: Colorectal Cancer — Prevention is Key

Join Geisinger health and wellness at Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital, 1020 Thompson St., Jersey Shore, on Wednesday, March 18 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. for a cup of coffee and learn about colorectal cancer and how to prevent it. Through this seminar, you will learn about your risks of colorectal cancer, options for tests and screenings, and ways you can prevent one of the most common types of cancer. Registration required for presentation and space is limited, so call our team at 866-415-7138 to reserve your spot today!

Lasagna Dinner

The McElhattan United Methodist Church will have a lasagna dinner Friday, March 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. Take-outs available starting at 3:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $10 with $1 going to the SPCA. The meal will include lasagna, salad, bread and cake for dessert.

Primitive Bingo

The Wayne Township Fire Hall will be hosting primitive bingo at 317 Linwood Drive, McElhattan on March 28. Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo starts at 1 p.m. There will be 16 regular games and four special games with all prizes from Mother Daughter Primitives. Rip off tickets, Chinese auction, 50/50 and a lottery board will also take place. Food will also be available for purchase. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door with seating only being available to 150 players. For tickets, please call 570-755-1030 or 570-660-9702.

Purse Sale

There will be a purse sale at the UPMC Lock Haven Hospital, Senior Activity Room, Friday, April 17 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. A large selection of designer bags and accessorise will be available for purchase.


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