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EVENTS, PROGRAMS, HAPPENINGS, SEMINARS:
BOUNTIFUL BUTTERFLIES, Wednesday, September 6, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Salt Spring State Park. Geared for kids 2-5 (with adult). Hands-on fun and outdoor exploration. Fee. Pre-registration required, call 967–7275.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, September 7, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.
September 7 & 8
RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE, Friday, September 7, 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m., and Saturday, September 8, 9 – 11 a.m. (bag sale) at the Franklin Forks United Methodist Church
AWANA CLUB, beginning Friday, September 8 through April, 7-9 p.m. at South New Milford Baptist Church for children ages 3 through sixth grade. For more info call 434–2101.
CHICKEN ALFREDO or fish dinner, Friday, September 8, 6-8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
September 8 & 9
RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE, Friday September 8, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday, September 9, 9 a.m. – noon (bag sale) at the Franklin Hill Presbyterian Church. Lunch available at the Community Building. All are welcome.
September 8 – 10
MUM SALE, Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10 (until gone) at the Shops Plaza, Susquehanna. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Garden Club; proceeds to be used for Main St. beautification. All are welcome.
POMONA GRANGE #7 meeting, Saturday, September 9, 10:00 a.m. at the Fairdale Grange Hall. Dinner will be served.
A NIGHT OF MUSIC, Saturday, September 9, 6 p.m. at the Montrose High School auditorium featuring performances by local artists. Free. Desserts available to benefit the Susquehanna County Historical Society & Free Library Association. All are welcome.
BOOK SALE, Saturday, September 9, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Soldiers Orphan School, Rte. 547, between Harford and Kingsley. All are welcome.
SPAGHETTI DINNER, Saturday, September 9, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, Great Bend. All are welcome.
September 9 & 10
FIBER FESTIVAL, Saturday, September 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harford Fairgrounds. Demonstrations, crafts, products, more. Admission. For info call the Cooperative Extension, 278–1158. All are welcome.
IRISH FESTIVAL, Sunday, September 10, 12:30 to 7:30 at St. Francis Xavier Church, Friendsville. Food, music, games. All are welcome.
NICHOLSON BRIDGE DAY, Sunday, September 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Main St. Music, food, entertainment. All are welcome.
YOUTH GROUP Kickoff, Sunday, September 10, 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of New Milford. “Around the Town” scavenger hunt, pizza party, games. All seventh through twelfth graders invited.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, September 12, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
WORD OF LIFE CLUB begins on Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at South New Milford Baptist Church, for teens grades 7-12. For info call 434–2101.
KIDS’ CLUB begins on Wednesday, September 13, 7-8 p.m. at South New Milford Baptist Church, for ages 5 through grade 6. For info call 434–2101.
SENSE OF WONDER program, Wednesday, September 13, 10 a.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Geared for kids 2 1/2-5 (with adult). Hands-on fun and outdoor exploration. Fee. Pre-registration required, call 967-7275.
STEAMED CLAMS or steak sandwich, Wednesday, September 13, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
PIZZA NIGHT, Thursday, September 14, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood. Eat in or take out.
OPEN MIC COUNTRY with Steve Youngs, Thursday, September 14, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
CHRISTIAN CLOWNS (mime and sign language set to music), Friday, September 15, 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Community Church, Great Bend.
STUFFED PEPPERS or fish dinner, Friday, September 15, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
LAYETTE OUTREACH meeting and kit assembly, Friday, September 15, 2 p.m. at the TREHAB Center Conference Room, Montrose. For info call (607) 743–9969.
FAMILY STYLE BREAKFAST, Saturday, September 16, 7 to 10 a.m. at the Springville United Methodist Church.
GOOD NEWS LUNCH, Saturday, September 16, noon at St. Mark’s Church, New Milford. Free.
BUFFET DINNER, Saturday, September 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Gibson United Methodist Church. Takeouts available.
CHICKEN BARBECUE, Saturday, September 16, noon until gone at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
MUSHROOM FORAY, Sunday, September 17, 1 – 5 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Look for wild mushrooms, identify them and cook them up to sample. Led by mycologists David Fischer and Julie Dugan. Fee. Limited enrollment, pre-registration required. Call 967–7275.
GET MOVIN’ HIKE, Sunday, September 17, 2-4:30 p.m. at Salt Springs State Park. Join a park guide on a moderately paced, four-mile hike. Learn about natural history during rest stops.
TREASURE HUNT Run, Sunday, September 17 from Union (Wayne County) to Union Dale. Sign-up noon at the Union United Methodist Church. All vehicles welcome. Entry fee. Sponsored by the Union UMC and Union Dale UMC.
WING NIGHT, Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Binghamton Elks Lodge, Kirkwood.
FOOD FOR PROFIT seminar, Wednesday, September 20, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Evans Hall, Keystone College. For info call 945-8009.
Monday, September 11: sliced turkey with gravy, mashed potato, green beans, honey wheat bread, graham crackers, cranberry juice, lemon meringue pie, diet vanilla pudding.
Tuesday, September 12: stuffed pepper w/sauce, brown rice, baby carrots, seeded rye bread, mandarin oranges.
Wednesday, September 13: chicken with gravy, egg noodles, succotash, whole wheat bread, tropical fruit.
Thursday, September 14: beef barbecue, hamburger bun, baked beans, cabbage salad, graham crackers, pineapple.
Friday, September 15: spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, honey wheat bread, applesauce.
It is with great pleasure that the Montrose Business and Professional Women’s Club announce their 2006 Woman of the Year, Mary Foster. Mary joined the Montrose BPW in 1990 and has served as president and has served many other offices and committees.
Mary Foster, the Montrose BPW 2006 Woman of the Year.
The Honorable Kenneth W. Seamans hired Mary in 1988, and she has been the District Court Administrator since June, 1996 for the Court of Common Pleas of Susquehanna County. Mary is also Court Administrator for the three Magisterial District Courts and is a member of the Pennsylvania District Courts.
Mary graduated from Forest City Regional High School and is a lifelong resident of Susquehanna County. Mary has dedicated herself to public service and volunteerism. At age 50, she enrolled in the Luzerne Community College night classes and received her Associate Degree in Business Administration in 2000.
For many years, she was a Brownie and Junior Scout leader for the Scranton Pocono Girl Scout Council. She also served as Day Camp Director for Susquehanna County Girl Scouts and also served as Neighborhood Chairman of Scranton Pocono Girl Scout Council.
Mary and her husband, Nathan reside at Pop’s Hobby Lake in Brackney. They are the proud parents of two daughters and a son-in-law, Margaret Foster, Jackson, PA and Debra and Douglas Sandbrook, and two grandchildren, David and Danielle Sandbrook.
A dinner honoring Mary Foster as the 2006 Montrose Business and Professional Woman of the Year will be held on Saturday, September 30. This event will be held at The Montrose House, beginning at 5:30, with dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Reservations are required. For additional information or to make reservations, contact Barbara Rydzewski at 278–1141, or Mary Evans at 278–9106.
Mr. Robert Keyes, Principal of Susquehanna Community Elementary School, announced that Open House will be held at the elementary school on Thursday, September 14. The school will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., from 1:00 p.m. to 2:50 p.m., and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the evening for parents and other interested persons.
All attending are asked to sign the book in the elementary office upon entering the building and put on an identification tag.
Refreshments will be served in the cafeteria during the evening hours.
Parents are reminded that individual Parent-Teacher Conferences will be scheduled for November 9.
The Great Bend Alliance Church, located on Randolph Street in Great Bend is hosting a Friend Day on September 10. All those who desire to make or renew friendships in a caring community are welcome. Our aim is to strengthen bonds between people so that we can support each other in love.
Come at 9:00 a.m. for some warm fellowship and piping hot pancakes and sausages. Stay for Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. and join us at 11:00 a.m. for our morning worship service. These services will introduce you to the best friend a person can ever have. There will be a life-changing testimony about the difference He can make in our lives. It will be amazing to hear. Finish out the day with us at Salt Springs for a bring-your-own picnic following our worship service.
For info or directions to the church, call 879–2741.
On Monday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. a fifth anniversary commemorative service and a special dedication to the 109th Infantry Regiment will be held at the Danny Crisman Memorial Park on Ridge Road in South Montrose.
Join to remember loves ones lost on 9-11, with a memorial dedication honoring SSG Daniel L. Arnold and remembering those who have fought for our freedom.
There will be a dedication by Congressman Don Sherwood, and guest speaker Major Martin Kane.
If you wish, bring a lawn chair and a candle.
Awana for boys and girls ages three through sixth grade will be starting at the First Baptist Church, 312 Jackson Avenue, Susquehanna on Monday, September 11 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. There will be Bible stories, songs and games. Come and bring others with you. There is a new policy that all preschool children have to be brought to each Awana meeting and picked up by their parents after the meeting. If you have questions call 853-4102.
Larry Souder, general manager of WPEL will be the Constitution Week speaker at the September 14 luncheon meeting of the Montrose Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the Montrose House.
In observance of this annual DAR event, Mr. Souder will focus his remarks on the establishment and free exercise clauses on the First Amendment of the US Constitution in light of current events.
In addition to his duties at WPEL, Mr. Souder also serves as president of the Montrose Broadcasting Corporation. Before assuming his duties at the corporation’s flagship station in Montrose, he served as general manager of WPEL’s sister station, WPGM in Danville, from 1964 to 1983.
He is best known to WPEL listeners as an anchor on many of the station’s newscasts and as the co-host with his wife, Patti, of the Mail Bag program, heard weekdays at 10:30 a.m.
Larry is a graduate of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA.
He and Patti are the parents of three children, and have four grandchildren.
The Montrose Broadcasting Corporation is a nonprofit organization that owns and operates noncommercial radio stations, broadcasting instructional Bible teaching programs, sacred and light classical music, and comprehensive newscasts.
The public is invited to attend the meeting.
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