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Horseshoe seniors planning to dance during vacation

Senior horseshoes will hold a special show “Dance at dinner for the elderly in the form of a horseshoe” With Santa hats and Christmas tree decor on Wednesday, December 15, at the Bavaria Hall, 112 p.m. 13th Street, Altoona.

Dinner at 5:30 pm, followed by three hours of dancing for DJ admission for $13 per person. Singles and couples are welcome.

This is a fun evening for seniors and new people are encouraged to go out and enjoy time of friendship, entertainment and companionship with others. This dinner dance is a monthly event and usually takes place on the third Wednesday of every month.

Reservations must be made by the Monday prior to each event. For reservations and more information, call Pat Cheeseman at 814-650-2449.

Bedford seeks Historian of the Year

Bedford – The Bedford County Historical Society is seeking nominations for 2021 Historian of the Year.

The nominee will be honored at the annual banquet on Saturday, April 23, in the auditorium at Kinton’s Knob.

The award is open to any resident/group/citizen of Bedford County or a member of the Bedford County Historical Society.

They must have participated in the last year (2021) in the history of Bedford County by research, restoration, writing, collecting, preservation, etc. This may be cumulative work over a period of years, but it must have been completed, completed or completed in 2021.

Please submit nominations in the form of a letter or essay explaining why you feel the candidate deserves this title. Please send nominations no later than January 31 to the Historian of the Year for the Committee, Bedford County Historical Society, 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford, PA 15522.

Survivors sign up for Pink

State College – The Pennsylvania Pink District and Lady Lion Basketball have announced that survivor registration for the 2022 Pink Game scheduled for Sunday, February 6, 2022, is open.

The Lady Lions will play Northwestern at 2 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center. Survivors can register at www


“We all missed being able to celebrate together last year. We are excited to be looking forward to experiencing a personal game and having the opportunity to get to know the survivors at halftime” said Mitch Kirsch, PA’s chairman of the board of directors for the Pink Zone.

Survivors are entitled to four free tickets. Additional tickets are $5 each. Each survivor will also be able to participate in the first half celebration on the field and receive one free Survivor T-Shirt.

New this year is the pre-match opening ceremony. Survivors and their families and friends will walk the pink carpet when they arrive, enjoy photo opportunities with the Lady Lions and other Penn State teams, participate in the pre-game radio show and much more.

PA Pink Zone unites central Pennsylvania in the fight against breast cancer by mobilizing resources and improving lives. The organization has distributed more than $2 million in support of its partner organizations since 2011.

WISE Women Offer Fall Scholarships

WISE Women of Blair County has announced scholarship recipients for the Fall 2021 semester.

These scholarships are available to Blair County residents aged 21 and over who have overcome adversity or discrimination in their lives and pursue post-secondary education.

A total of $10,000 was awarded to the following three women: Annette McGahan, a student in the Associate Degree Program for Medical Billing and Coding at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College; Alicia Williams, a student in the undergraduate degree program at Pennsylvania State University Altona for Human Development and Family Studies; and Kirsten Hogan, a student at Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, in an associate’s degree program to assist a physical therapist.

Scholarships are awarded through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation. For the application package, visit www.wisewomenofblaircounty


Hall of Fame nominations due on December 31

Claesburg – There is still plenty of time to complete your nominations for the Claysburg Hall of Fame for induction in 2022. Nominations are due by December 31.

You can get a PDF version of the application at www

.claysburg.us/hall-of-fame.html or by visiting Claysburg Public Library for a copy of the form.

New Friends are eligible to win a Backpack

Canoe Creek State Park has a group of friends. They include small libraries, a butterfly garden, first-day excursions, summer movies, Mountain Pie Madness, and Campfire Rings.

Be a friend of Canoe Creek by January 31, 2022 for a chance to win the REI Survival Backpack pictured on the group’s Facebook page. The winner will be contacted and shared on the Facebook Friends page: www.facebook


Join online at https://bit.ly/canoe-creek-2021.

SFU Offers $100,000 for Accounting Program

Loreto – With a nationwide shortage of qualified accountants, Saint Francis University is helping to recruit more talented high school students for the profession.

SFU will guarantee an institutional financial package of at least $25,000 annually, renewable for up to four years for those who meet specific academic criteria and enroll in either the Accounting or Accelerated Accounting/MBA programs.

To qualify, students must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.30 (89%) and a 1060 SAT or 21 composite ACT. Students taking the test must have an unweighted GPA of at least 3.50 (91%).

In addition, students must maintain all conditions associated with Saint Francis University scholarships to renew their awards annually.

The accounting program, located at Shields School of Business, has had a 100% graduate employment rate over the past five years.

Learn more or apply today at francis.edu/accounting.

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