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Susqehanna Valley Quilt Guild to meet Sept. 23

PENNSDALE — The next meeting of the Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild will be held Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Pennsdale United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, Pennsdale. The Guild is up and running again, all members are encouraged to attend.

The program will be presented by Barbara Dann from Alleycat Quiltworks in Bellefonte. She will be presenting a program entitled “Diva Detectives” to help learn how some quilt block components come together, how to change the size and information about “180 Design Tools” and how these tools will help with the planning of a quilt. She will also have a trunk show.

Barbara will be teaching a class on Friday, Sept. 24 entitled “Star Shadows” from 180 Studio. The pattern will show stars that seem to be floating over a quilt. Quilt will be 38” x 40.”

On Saturday, Sept. 25, Barbara will be teaching another class entitled “Galaxy.” This pattern will also feature stars. This quilt can be made into several different sizes

Both these classes will be held at the church from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost for each of the classes will be $25 plus cost of ruler for members and $35 plus cost of ruler for non members.

Call Sue Keller 570-916-3131 to register for these classes or for more detailed information. Classes will be a great way to learn a new technique and have fun while doing so with old friends and new.

The purpose of this guild is to gather all in friendship to promote and preserve the art of quiltmaking, and to encourage each other to improve their skills. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

For inquiries, write to Susquehanna Valley Quilt Guild, PO Box 37, Muncy, PA 17756; email to svqg2020@gmail.com or visit their Facebook page.

Christian Women luncheon

reopening Sept. 22

FLEMINGTON — The Lock Haven Christian Women’s Connection (formerly Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club) will have a grand re-opening on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 11:50 a.m. at the Flemington First Church of Christ, 714 Canal St., Mill Hall.

The special feature of the day is an incomparable fashion show with Hanna Stover of Momoyo Otsu, new clothing boutique on East Main Street, Lock Haven. Models will show fashions that will suit just about everyone.

The inspirational speaker and musician for the day will be Nancy Williams from Ohio. Williams shares that, “You are priceless and can live above the circumstances.”

The program begins at 11:50 a.m. and the cost of $15 per person and includes lunch, entertainment, inspirational speaker and free parking. All area women are invited. The location allows for on-site childcare for young mothers. Nursery reservations must be made at the time of luncheon reservations. Mothers are asked to bring a lunch or snack for the child.

This is a perfectly good time to meet new friends and catch up with old ones! The luncheon is a warm and welcoming way to renew and refresh.

The group is requesting that all who plan to attend make reservations. Reservations must be made by Thursday, Sept. 16 by calling Brenda at 570-660-5126, or Jerri at 570-295-5725 or by emailing Ann at lockhavencwc@aol.com, or texting Jerri at 570-295-5725. All reservations for the luncheon must be honored.

MH Kiwanis plan

Fall Youth Raffle

MILL HALL — The Mill Hall Kiwanis Club is planning its Fall Youth Raffle and encourages Clinton County non-profit youth organizations to participate. The reservation deadline for raffle tickets is Saturday, Sept. 25, but you can request tickets any time before that date.

Participation in the raffle is completely free for the non-profit youth groups, and all the money each group collects, by selling tickets, stays with your group. The Mill Hall Kiwanis Club supplies the tickets and the six cash prizes as a way to benefit youth in the area. This is as easy as it gets for your organization to raise money for their needs. The drawing date for this raffle will be Nov. 18.

If you would like to participate in the Fall Raffle, please email mhkiwanis@comcast.net or call 570-367-9739 as soon as possible.

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