Tidioute churches will be holding their luncheons as follows:
Wednesday, Feb. 24 at St John Center, March 3 at Tidioute First United Methodist Church, March 10 at Presbyterian Church and then on March 17 St. John Center, March 24 Tidioute First United Methodist Church, and March 31 at the Presbyterian Church.
Seniors Evan Sahli and Katelynn Mack were named Homecoming King and Queen on Feb 13. Evan is the son of Terry Lounsbury and Mike Sahli. Katelynn is the daughter of Ken and Alice Mack.
Photo by Linda Scott
Immediate Past District Governor Becky Eldlridge reinstalls Tidioute Lion Charter Member George McKown with his sponsor Carman Fedele. McKown has been on the sick list for a couple years but is back to enjoy meetings with the club once again. Also installed is new member Lloyd Jenkins with his sponsor Mike Cassese. The installations took place at the Feb. 16 dinner meeting at Buccardos restaurant in Tidioute where a dinner was shared by 22 members and guests.
All the luncheons will begin at 11:30 with devotions and lunch will be served at 12 noon.
These luncheons are free to those who wish to attend and all are welcome.
Tidioute Community Charter School Sports Boosters meeting will be on Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the school.
All parents of athletes and those interested in TCCS sports are encouraged to attend.
For more information please call the Tidioute Community Charter School at 484-3550.
Price correction on personalizing, the cost is $5.50 to have your yearbook personalized.
The cost of the icons is $3 for each piece.
Orders are being taken until Friday, March 12, at a cost of $25 for presale orders and once they come in you will have to pay $30 if you did not order in advance.
So please contact Kelley McKean at the Tidioute Community Charter School at 484-3550 if you want to order in advance.
Trip to Philly
The Ladies Guild of St. John Church is planning a trip to Philadelphia on April 14 and 15, and are inviting you to join them.
Cost is $329 per person for a double room, $304 for a triple room and $299 for a Quad room.
This package deal includes: Roundtrip motorcoach, one night lodging, taxes, luggage handling at the Comfort Inn & Suites in Chester, PA, one buffet dinner, one continental breakfast, reserved seating for "RESPECT" a Musical Journey of Women, admission to Longwood Gardens and a Step on Guide for the City Tour of Philly, that will include Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, etc.
If you are interested in traveling with this group please contact Judy Sabella at 814-484-3085 as soon as possible.
Spirit and Pride
Tidioute Community Charter School Spring "Spirit and Pride" sale will begin on Monday, March 1.
Orders will be taken until March 26. Order blanks are in this month's Bulldog Bark, at local businesses and on the Tidioute Community Charter School web site. Go to www.tidioutecharter.com, click on Student Activities and go to fundraisers.
These are the same items that were sold in the fall. So if you missed the fall sale, now is the time to get these great items. They will also make great gifts.
Please, if you are unsure of your size, order one size larger.
All items are prepaid and cannot be returned.
All proceeds benefit Tidioute Community Charter School athletes. All athletes receive an award at the sports banquets.
Tidioute Borough Recreation Committee Chairperson Fran Stoneburg and fellow council members would like to thank Dan Reese, John Weaver, and Larry Wolford for all the hard work they have done in the past for the youth of Tidioute.
They have been instrumental in the success of the baseball, softball, and soccer programs offered in Tidioute.
The new General Manager will be Steve Morrison. Steve had sign-up for baseball and softball on last Saturday at Buccardo's Restaurant, Gas and More...
Sign ups will be again on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Buccardo's on Main ST in Tidioute from 10 a.m. to noon.
As in the past volunteers will be needed to coach, transport players to games and sell food.
If you have any questions please contact Steve Morrison at 484-3507.
Patriotic Art Scholarship
Entry forms and rules for entry in the Patriotic Art Scholarship have been forwarded to the art teachers at Tidioute Community Charter School, Youngsville High School, Warren High School and West Forest High School.
Chairperson, Fran Stoneburg has received some phone calls, at home, requesting information about this scholarship.
Stoneburg can be reached at 484-7708.
Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Post 8803 will be conducting their Chinese Auction at the Post home on Main Street in Tidioute on Saturday, Feb. 27 from noon till 3 p.m.
If you would like to donate items for the auction please contact Auxiliary President Barb Downey at 589-7508.
Soliciting in borough
It has come to the attention of the borough office personnel that salesmen are soliciting door to door in the borough.
If you are approached by a solicitor, please advise them that they must register at the borough office before they can sell anything.
There will a Board meeting of the Tidioute Cemetary Association on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m. at the home of Martha Frisina, 1 Third Street.
They are looking for new members for the Board and if you are interested in serving on the board you should contact Martha at 484-7285 or Bob Morrison at 484-7419
Tidioute Senior Center
The Tidioute Senior Center celebrated Valentine's Day on Tuesday, Feb. 16, with an meal of stuffed chicken breast with all the fixings including cupcakes and ice cream.
The tables were decorated with pink tablecloths and burgundy placemats and napkins. Each table had lace hearts.
After the announcements they sang happy birthday to Joe Rondinelli, recited the Pledge of Allegiance and then the new Priest, "Father Chuck Smith" gave the blessing.
There were 42 for lunch plus 10 take outs.
Blood pressures were taken for those present.
Thursday the staff brought out the new chocolate fondue fountain along with strawberries, pineapple, bananas, marshmallows, chips, pretzels and cherries to dip in the chocolate.
President Jim Bees welcomed new members Jim and Betty Marshall and each lady was presented with a string of red beads and George Molchin presented each of the kitchen staff with roses and baby's breathe bouquets.
The Presbyterian Women held their meeting at the center and joined in for the fun and good food.
Girl Scouts provided the after-dinner mints.
Those ages 5 to 16 who are interested in playing baseball and/or softball will be able to sign up on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Buccardo's Gas and Restaurant from 9 a.m. to noon.
Another sign up will be held on March 6 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Sign up forms are available at Buccardo's until March 6 and can be returned to Buccardo's throughout the week.
If anyone is interested in becoming a coach or umpire please contact Steve Morrison at 484-3507.
Pot Luck Supper
Family Game Night
The community is invited to a Pot Luck Supper at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 27.
Dinner is at 5:30, so bring your favorite dish to share and your family members, then stay for the games following the dinner.
There will be games for all ages..
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee is looking for some new members with some new ideas.
Plans are being made for a Ham and Turkey Party on Memorial Day weekend, on Sunday, May 30 at the Tidioute Fire Hall.
Ann Jones will be seeking door prizes for this event. If you would like to donate any items please contact her at 484-7139.
Cookie booth sales
The Girl Scout Cookies are here and are being delivered to those who ordered them.
For those who did not get a chance to order any, you are in luck, there are going to be cookie booth sales on Friday, Febr. 26 at Buccardo's Gas, Restaurant and more, from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 27 at Polly's ShurSave Market form 12 noon till 4 p.m.
The Tidioute Presbyterian Church will be having a winter picnic on Saturday, March 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Menu will include your choice of hot dogs or sloppy joe, macaroni or potato salad, baked beans, chips, dessert and beverage.
Diners can eat in or take out.
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for youth and children under the age of 2 will eat free.
The public is welcome to attend.
Proceeds will go to the Restoration Fund.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary
Ladies Auxiliary 8803 welcomed District 19's President Beth Bauer. Bauer attended the Ladies Auxiliary 8803 monthly meeting on Monday. Bauer inspected the auxiliary's books and gave a glowing report on the work the members of the auxiliary do for the Veterans.
Cinnamon rolls and coffee were served after the meeting.
The auxiliary will be doing its monthly lottery drawing for the month of May. Tickets will be $5 each with two numbers on each ticket.
Winning numbers coincide with the 7 p.m. PA Lottery drawing.
All profits from ticket sales are used to support the Erie Soldiers and Sailors Home and VFW Hospitals in the area.
As in the past, Fran Stoneburg will be chairperson for this project and can be reached at 484-7708 to get your tickets.
Members of the Auxiliary will be attending a luncheon on March 27 in Erie. The Soldiers and Sailors Home is sponsoring this luncheon for it's volunteers. Any VFW and Auxiliary members who wish to attend should contact Stoneburg. There will be car pooling for traveling to Erie.
Doris Svitek, Poppy chairperson, will be posting a sign-up sheet for auxiliary and VFW members to sell poppies.
The Chinese auction, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary will be conducted on Saturday, February 27 from 12 noon to 3 p.m.at the post home.
Joanne Lynch was accepted as a life member of the auxiliary.
Members discussed doing a bake sale during the W.W.II re-enactment, which will take place on August 7 in Tidioute.
1. Sondra Sveda, David Watson, Heather Henderson
2. Tammy McLaughlin
3. Tedd Sudal, Amy McGraw, Emily King
4. Joyce Barton, Russ Kinnear, Jessie Sabella, Tim Spulecki
5. Rita Sabella, Dave Benner, Rev. Dale Timco
6. Nancy Bush
7. Derek Rohrer, Jack McKown, Geddy Helffrich
8. Vicki Robertson, Johnie Williams
9. Charles Watters, Kelli Caligure, Amber Snavley
10. Jessica Emple, Jennifer King, Terry Pascarella, Ardeth Knight, Carolyn Carter, Timm Reasbeck
11. Sara Arnold, Matthew Brown, Bill Caputo, Denny Sabella
12. Zerick Jackman, Jeff Strain Sr., Allison Konkle, Pat Robertson
13. Hunter Greeley, Sherry Williams, David Craft, Ryan Williams, Jeremy Nicholson, Doris Lindell
14. Elizza Watters, Pam Steincamp
15. Fr Tom Aleksa, Clarence Anthony, Zeke Yeager
16. Frank Anthony, Brooke Weiser, Kathy Sizemore, Rachael Cotterman-Blake, Kelley McKean, Vernon Klinestiver, Sarah McLaughlin, Julia Blake, Valeria Sperko
17. Taylor Mineweaser, Jack McIntyre, John Sveda, Betty Marshall, Jack Moore Jr.
18. Jadyn Bynum, Ray Jones, Josh Lewis, David Ludwig
20. Timothy Snavley, Michelle Jones, Bruce Schwab
21. Lee Spencer, Lynette McCandrew, Jane Bee, Ted Nuttall
22. John Glass, Jason Clickett, Jim Morrison, Jesse Salapek, Darlene Gerus, Dennis Bee III, Henry O Brown, Pearl Nelson
23. Ron Rafalski, Toby Sidon, Brian Wolbert, Randy Mann
24. Rick Sovick, Leah McGuire, Robert Reese Jr.,
25. Joey Sabella, D. J. Holmes, Nancy Coughlin, Rob Genter, Jason Alberth
26. Jessy Bailor, Felicia Come
27. Nancy Staswoiski, Pauline Holmes, Regina Joseph
28. Aaron Davis
29. Lillian Haller, Dave Bowman, Jay Leonard Jr., Mary Lou Drukenbrod, Beth Pete, Jessie Peterson,
30. Victoria Sabella, Janet Waine, Marsha Houghton, Dixie Haney, John Campisano
24 Lenten Lunch at ST John's 11:30
26 Girl Scout Cookie Booths at Buccardo's 4-6
27 Girl Scout Cookie Booths at Polly's 12- 4
VFW Chili Cook-off
Pot Luck Supper at Methodist Church 5:30
Family Game Night Methodist Church following dinner
28 Tippy Canoe Chili Cook-Off
Information provided by Tidioute Community Charter School regarding trip to McKeever Environmental Center contained some misspelled names. The following are the correctly spelled names of students who attended: Sierra Anderson, Dylan Anderson, Amber Borland, Conor Coughlin, Hanna Divido, Nettie Durstine, Darrell Gesin, Sierra Hall, Dakota Gourley, Kent Heenan, Morgan Hittie, Lakin Krouse, Kenny Mack, Rickey McAfoose, Samantha Mooney, Jackson Zeller, Michael Ziegler.