Good morning to each one among my readers. Saturday is the popularity of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. How a lot are you aware about our sixteenth president who served from March 4, 1861 to April 15, 1865?
He and Mary Todd Lincoln have been solely married about 23 years and had 4 sons. He was assassinated in Washington, D.C. on April 15, 1865.
President Lincoln died on the age of 56, which is much youthful than a lot of our different presidents have been after they have been elected to the workplace. Moreover, he had served as a statesman and lawyer earlier than he took the oath of workplace of the President. It’s no marvel that he’s nonetheless thought to be probably the most vital Presidents of our nation.
Monday might be Valentine’s Day, so I hope that everybody has a beautiful day with somebody particular of their life.
Are you able to keep in mind the primary time you celebrated Valentine’s Day? Was it in class as a part of a category, exchanging playing cards with classmates? Do you keep in mind a Valentine’s Day that was the sweetest, or romantic second you had?
Valentine’s Day is normally a time to take a stroll down reminiscence lane to recall particular moments and other people from years passed by, or if you’re lucky sufficient to nonetheless be with that particular beloved one, to make this Valentine’s Day the perfect one but.
— The Townville Baptist Church Sunday providers start at 9:15 a.m. Sunday Faculty lessons comply with at 10:30.
The Olympians group is about up for Pre-Ok to fifth graders to satisfy on Sunday evenings. The conferences are on the Church from 4 to five:30 p.m.
The Townville Baptist Church “Plugged In” youth group meet on Sundays at 6 p.m. This group is deliberate for teenagers from sixth to twelfth grade.
The Launch Time lessons have returned after the vacation break. Becky Mattocks is ready to enter the college on Tuesdays to get the children to move them to the Townville Baptist Church for his or her periods. So long as the scholars comply with all the rules about security and social conduct, issues ought to transfer a bit smoother and faster than they did final yr. The workers will preserve the cleansing and sanitizing of tables after every group, as has all the time been accomplished. The workers stay up for a yr of rising nearer with the kids as they proceed their work.
The Bible Examine meets on Tuesday evenings at 6:15
— The Townville United Methodist Church has Sunday worship providers at 10:15 a.m. Frank Weingard is the pastor for the Church, in addition to for the Blooming Valley UMC and the Troy Heart UMC.
Social time with refreshments is held after the morning service. All are welcome to attend.
A brand new small group is forming referred to as “Dwelling Hope.” This group will meet on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. to deal with prayer and Bible examine. Everyone seems to be welcome to hitch. The chief of this group might be Alice McClymonds.
A brand new Lenten Bible Examine is beginning in March, with Pastor Frank Weingard as chief.
The Townville UMC might want to exchange the roof in about 5 years. If yow will discover the means to start donations towards that trigger it will be vastly appreciated. Donating now might help get this mission going with out creating a big debt when the time comes.
— The Tryonville United Methodist Church minister, Pastor Richard Foland leads the church in its worship. Sunday college is held at 10 a.m. with the worship hour to be held at 11.
— A profit dinner might be held for Tom and Amanda (Brown) Urey household on Sunday, Feb. 27. Each Tom and Mandy misplaced their battle with COVID-19 and left behind two small sons, Andrew and Conner, and older sons Tom Jr. and Tucker. Funds from this profit occasion will go towards Andrew and Conner’s future, together with any unexpected ultimate bills.
The Hen and Biscuit meal might be served from midday to 4 p.m. on the Townville Hearth Division. It is going to be a sit-down meal with a 50/50 drawing and a raffle basket out there. The dinner could be picked up for takeout additionally.
— The Drake Properly Museum Winter Academy started, with two remaining evenings that proceed into February. The academy begins at 6:30 p. m. by way of Zoom with interactive shows by all kinds of audio system. Registration for every particular person program is required and is free. The applications provided are as follows:
— Feb. 10: William “Uncle Billy” Smith. Jennifer Ford, PhD, Director of the Butler County Historic Society.
— Feb. 17: Deserted Properly Examine. Natalie Pekney, Environmental Engineer, Nationwide Division of Vitality.
To register, go to drakewell.org/events/winter-academy or name Drake Properly Museum at (814) 827-2797 for help with registration. Situated off Route 8 south of Titusville, Drake Properly Museum and Park is open year-round. The museum is run by the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Fee in partnership with Mates of Drake Properly, Inc. and is a part of the Pennsylvania Trails of Historical past (PATrailsofHistory.com).
— The Mates of Drake Properly, Inc. are providing the chance for college students to use for full-time internships at Drake Properly Museum and Park and Historic Pithole Metropolis through the Summer season of 2022. The internships are for college students who’re at present enrolled in a full-time bachelors or superior diploma program, have accomplished not less than their freshman yr, are in good tutorial standing and are Pennsylvania residents. Interns work alongside Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Fee and Mates of Drake Properly workers to achieve expertise and help within the on a regular basis operations of the Museum.
Drake Properly Summer season Internships supply college students the chance to be launched and skilled in most of the skilled abilities of the museum surroundings. College students will work with workers on numerous tasks corresponding to analysis and growth of applications and occasions, archival and assortment tasks, museum operations and administration.
College students can apply for a Mates of Drake Properly 2022 Summer season Internship at joinhandshake.com.
Internships might be between 10 to 12 weeks and should be accomplished between Might 2022 and August 2022.
College students will work 37.5 hours per week.
— Meals For Thought Free Meals Pantry is open each Wednesday. Please notice that they’re presently operating their winter hours from 4 to five:30 p.m. at 29776 Hwy. 77, Guys Mills, in New Richmond, subsequent to the Church. Cease in to pick out free meals. You’ll want to put on a masks. Just one individual is permitted at a time within the storefront. No questions are requested. They’ve diapers out there too. For extra data, name (814) 673-2302. You probably have any questions, name Ann Zurasky at (814) 673-2301, or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You might also name Judy Smock at (814) 671-3452. If you’ll be able to supply help for this program, please make a donation or contact them to see if there’s a approach you’ll be able to volunteer a few of your time. The group is in want of replenishing their provides to proceed serving to into the brand new yr.
— Relay for Life groups of Venango County are once more collaborating within the American Most cancers Society’s Daffodil Days. Proceeds will profit the American Most cancers Society by the customer’s selection of Relay for Life crew.
Daffodils are offered in bunches of ten-cut giant blooms or in pots of stay mini daffodils. Bunches of ten-cut tulips of various colours are additionally out there. The Reward of Hope program which supplies daffodils to native hospitals, most cancers facilities and sufferers will proceed.
For extra data or to position an order, contact Judy Stevenson at (814) 827-2179 or (814) 777-3484 or by e-mail at email@example.com for the Serving to Fingers Relay Staff. Orders and fee are due by Feb. 18 with supply deliberate for the week of March 21.
Judy Stevenson and Gayle Oxenham, of the Serving to Fingers Relay For Life crew might be on the Franklin Space Chamber of Commerce at 1255 Liberty Avenue in Franklin on Friday afternoon, Feb. 18 to gather orders and fee. Different preparations could be made for pickup of orders.
— A “Giving Tree” has been arrange on the Townville Baptist Church on the nook of the car parking zone, subsequent to the picket fence. The mission of the tree is to assist these in want of a hat, gloves, scarves, socks and another gadgets that will match on the tree.
Gadgets needs to be positioned in a Ziploc bag to maintain the climate off of them. Garments pins can be found on the tree to hold the gadgets. You may assist get the phrase out to these in want and those who might wish to assist with donations. Anybody can put an merchandise on the tree as a donation. The tree is for locals, however anybody driving by who’s in want, might take one thing off it. It’s hoped that the group will embrace this tree as their mission, with the intention to come collectively to assist others in want.
The PTO assembly that was postponed because of climate final week is rescheduled. It is going to be right now within the library at 6:30 p.m.
Any College students considering Entice Taking pictures this yr want to choose up an data and registration packet in the principle workplace. Packets are to be accomplished and turned in by March 1. Contributors are required to have hunter’s security certification to hitch.
PENNCREST Faculty District has opened kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 college yr. In case your youngster is eligible for kindergarten (turning age 5 on or earlier than Aug. 31, 2022) it is best to full the temporary survey on-line. Faculty District workers respect your well timed response to this matter because it helps workers plan for the next college yr. After you fill out the linked survey, college workers will mail house a registration packet. For extra data or questions, name (814) 337-1659 or e-mail MESOffice@penncrest.org.
The scholars can have free breakfasts and lunches throughout the whole college yr. Though no additional motion is required to obtain a free breakfast and lunch, the college district continues to be encouraging households to fill out the Free and Diminished Meal purposes. You probably have acquired a discover of direct certification without cost meals, don’t full an utility. The free or decreased standing will carry over to the primary 30 days of the 2022-23 college yr.
PENNCREST is scheduled to have Friday, Feb. 18, and Monday, Feb. 21 off. No lessons are to be held on these two days, so benefit from the lengthy weekend.
Maplewood winter sports activities is winding down and begins with the women varsity basketball crew internet hosting Cambridge Springs at 7 p.m.
On Friday, the boys varsity basketball recreation might be at Union Metropolis Excessive Faculty at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the junior excessive wrestling is an open match to be held on the Connellsville Junior Excessive Event with a time to be introduced.
Subsequent week, the one occasion on Monday options the women varsity basketball gamers internet hosting Saegertown Jr./Sr. Excessive Faculty at 7 p.m.
The final sport exercise for the week is the boys varsity basketball recreation at Iroquois Jr./Sr. Highschool at 7 on Tuesday night.
There’ll solely be two extra common video games later within the week for the winter season.
From the kitchen
Here’s a salad recipe that’s best for a winter meal, or get-together corresponding to a giant recreation day.
“Marinated Cucumber & Tomato Salad” has a easy foundation that may be dressed up and simply custom-made. Attempt including in some recent herbs or feta cheese for a little bit added taste. It’s also possible to swap in seasoned pepper instead of the plain floor pepper for an extra taste increase.
Whisk 1/3 cup of cider vinegar, 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons of balsamic French dressing, 1/2 teaspoon every of salt and pepper in a big bowl. Add 4 medium tomatoes, which have been cored and reduce into 8 wedges every (making 4 cups), 2 medium cucumbers, sliced (additionally making 4 cups) and 1 cup of thinly-sliced pink onion rings. Gently stir to coat. Cowl and marinate within the fridge, stirring a few times, for not less than two hours earlier than serving. Cowl and refrigerate for as much as two days. Toss to refresh earlier than serving. This recipe makes eight servings.
Since it is a week with two celebrations in it, I’m placing two recipes in for the week. The second recipe, “Caramel Brownie Hearts” is usually a good end to a Valentine’s Day meal with a little bit candy on your sweetie.
Preheat an oven to 350 levels. Line an 8×8-inch baking pan with foil. Pour 1 (19.8-ounce) package deal of fudge brownie combine, batter ready as directed on field, into the foil-lined pan, and bake till brownies start to drag away from the perimeters, 25 to half-hour. Cool fully.
Raise the brownies from the pan in a single piece. Use a 3-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter to chop six brownie hearts. Mix 1 (14-ounce) package deal of unwrapped caramels, and three tablespoons of whipping cream in a big bowl. Microwave on Excessive for 1 to three minutes, stirring each 30 seconds, till caramels are melted and cream is integrated. Drizzle the caramel sauce decoratively on the brownie hearts. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup of chopped pecans, or mini chocolate chips, if desired.
Have a Completely happy…
These celebrating their birthday on Valentine’s Day are sisters, Grace and Sulie Frelick, Richard Frantz, and former Townville postmaster Clyde Earls. Sharing Feb. 15 are Daniel Weidner and Marie Swisshelm. Feb. 16 is shared by Marty Wangler and Janet McLallen. Carrie Amy, Ben Holcomb and Syleste Foltz share their day on Feb. 17, whereas Jared Jackson has his day on Feb. 18. The final birthday on Feb. 19 is Bob Johnson.
The one anniversary for the week is Don and Pat Preston on Feb. 19.
Linda McCarl could be contacted by cellphone at (814) 967-2677 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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