By LINDA SCOTT
Hop A Thon
Students at Tidioute Community Charter School will be holding a Hop A Thon on Thursday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. to raise money for the MDA.
Anyone wishing to make a donation can contact the school at 484-3550. Pledge sheets have already been given to the students. Each student is trying to raise $25 with monies due on May 2.
The class with the most funds raised will win an ice cream party.
Wednesday night bingo at Tidioute Volunteer Firehall. Doors open at 5 p.m.
Early Bird starts at 6 p.m. and regular bingo begins at 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 28: boiled dinner, chicken nuggets.
Monday, May 2: Sub, soup and dessert.
Tuesday, May 3: beef and noodles, vegetables, and dessert.
Thursday, May 5: pizza party and dessert.
Call the senior center at 484-3020 to sign up for lunch and to inquire about programs.
On Monday, May 9, the students at Tidioute Community Charter School in grades K-5 and first grade will be visiting the center at 10 a.m. where they will be entertaining with some music. In case of rain, they will come on Tuesday, May 10.
All are welcome to come and see the children and hear them sing.
Vicky McLaughlin of Tidioute was the winner of the Sarris Chocolate Easter Basket. Not only was it made of chocolate, it was filled with chocolate.
The raffle was sponsored by the Tidioute Senior Center and all proceeds benefit the senior center.
There will be a rededication ceremony for the General Joseph Warren Statue on Monday, May 9, at 11 a.m.
The Tidioute Chapter was the Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, who originally put the statue in the park in 1910.
Tidioute Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has since disbanded and the group is invited to attend this rededication and to the luncheon at the Conewango Club afterwards at 12:30.
If anyone is interested, they need to contact Judi Wilson at 726-7240 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tidioute Little League will be hiring umpires for the T-Ball and baseball season.
Plate umpires will be paid $25 per game and base umpires will be paid $20.
This is an equal opportunity organization so both male and females can apply for the positions.
Call Steve Morrison at 484-3507 or 673-9098.
Darling's Tidioute Pharmacy is planning a grand opening for Friday, June 3.
Several things are being planned for this day and more information will be forth coming in this column.
A Mother/Daughter Banquet is set for Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
Those wishing to attend should contact Linda Scott at 484-7525 for your reservations.
Plans are on the drawing board for a local guitar player and mandolin player to play for our entertainment this year.
Those attending are ask to bring a tureen to share. Table service, meat. potatoes, rolls and beverages will be provided.
There will be a silent auction which was approved by the pastor.
There will be meeting of the Swedish Union Cemetery on Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. at the Swedish Church on Swede Road.
Members of the Tidioute VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary are still sending care packages to military personnel who are stationed outside the United States.
Address updates are always a must to guarantee that the service member will receive the packages.
Contact Doris Svitek at 484-7218 or mail the address to her at P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, Pa. 16351.
Even if your are not sure if they have the correct address, send in the new one you have and they will update their list.
A Little Miss Tidioute Pageant will be held at the Tidioute Community Charter School on Saturday, April 30, at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium.
This is open to the students at Tidioute Community Charter School in grades kindergarten to five.
All contestants will be judged on appearance, poise, personality, creativity and talent.
This event is open to the public and for more information contact the school at 484-3550.
On May 4 at 1:15 p.m. Tidioute students will observe what happens during an accident involving alcohol.
Student will be watching as everything unfolds right before their eyes at the corner of Jefferson St. and McGuire St.
This program is an attempt to keep them from drinking and driving.
Tidioute Prom will be on Saturday, May 14.
For the third quarter at Tidioute Community Charter School the following students had perfect attendance.
Ayden Bailor, Kaisey Heenan, Adrianna Pierce, Brianna Barton, Shawn Merritt, Brooke Martin, Paige Downey, Alex Sabella, Lauryn Harshaw, Bella Konkle, Kayla Yeager, Noah Sudul, Amber Borland, Conor Coughlin, Darrell Gesin, Rickey McAfoose, Jonathon Buccardo, Melissa Craig, Jordan Wolford, Aubrey Sonney, Patrick Haney and Megan Walters.
Members of the Student Activities committee have began their annual spring bulb and flower sales.
Orders are due May 3. Each item is $6 and will be delivered to the school on May 27 just in time for spring planting and Memorial Day.
For more information, contact Terri Konkle or Nancy Coughlin.
The Spring Concert at Tidioute Community Charter School will be held on Thursday, May 19.
All students are asked to wear dressy spring clothes, preferably no jeans.
The concert will include all elementary students, all band and choir students and guitar classes.
The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. and students are asked to arrive at 6 p.m.
Egg Hunt Winners
Saturday, April 23 was the big Easter Egg Hunt in Tidioute. This year the hunt was held at the Tidioute Community Charter School due to the inclement weather.
Winners who found the Golden Eggs were Gabriella Lindsay in the 0-3 age group, Caden Phillips in age 4 to 7 group and Travis Frank in the age 8 and up group.
Each of the three winners received $10.
The 6-foot Easter Stocking filled with games and toys was won by Gaige Gazalie.
This year the winner of the 50/50 was Judy English of Warren.
Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament thanks the following people and businesses for their donations towards the Easter Egg Hunt: Tidioute Community Charter School for letting them use the school along with Maureen McAfoose for helping to cook and coloring the eggs; Tidioute Lions Club for donating the eggs; Limestone Township Supervisors, Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 8803 Tidioute Trading Post, Moore's Garden Shoppe, McLaughlin Construction, Northwest Engineering, Tippy Canoe, King's Building and Supply, Tidioute Oil Company for donations of money towards the prizes; Marty Bennett for her many donations and time; all the volunteer who helped with cooking and coloring eggs, hiding them; and to Michelle Buccardo and Donna Swartz for all their hard work and making this Easter Egg Hunt a great success.
Alpacas in Town
Alpacas from the Bully Hollow Alpaca Farm will be at Northwest Savings Bank on Friday, April 29, from 2 to 5 p.m.
There will be products made with Alpaca wool on display all day long.
This is sponsored by Community Banking Week.
1. Natalie Proper, Brad Spencer, Ken Near, Kari Selfridge.
2. Lanna Fike, Gretchen Morrison, Terry McKown, Johnny Mechling.
3. Lamar Dixon, Julie Myers, Samantha Joseph, Ericha McLaughlin, David Blair.
4. Kayla Lowe, Patricia Miller, Bobbie Anderson, Benjamin Farrell.
5. Jeanette Nicholson, John Hollabaugh, Cindy Dixon, Erica McKay, Beth Ziegler.
6. Keith Klos Jr.
7. Seth Jenny, Mike Miller.
8. Jim Morrison, Jodi Moore, Timothy Nicholson, Pam McLaughlin, Adam Watson.
9. Linda Palmer.
10. Cody Anthony, Mary Watson, Bill Konkle, Fred Yeager, Colleen Morrison.
11. Melissa Bowman, Alex Arnold, Bob McManigle, Kristen Moore, April Sudul.
12. Duane Meeks, Carrie Greene, Juanita Pascarella, Jay Pascarella.
13. Danny Gazallie Jr., Lindsay Shanley, Jonathan Timco.
14. Jena Drukenbrod, Charlie Yeager, Florence Gustafson.
15. Jeri-Lee Higgins, Chris Fulkman, Matt Proper, Kim Rafalski, Tiffany Leach, Joe McLaughlin, Dolores Timco.
17. Christopher Jones, Patricia Shields, Benjamin Craft, Nancy Anderson, Keith Klos Sr., Alicia Site, Kathy Morgan.
18. Grace Sabella, Lyn Harshaw, Tessa Rehe, Steven Bailor, Steven Vincent.
19. Hank Stoneburg, Tom Fedele.
20. Melinda Brown, Erick Sovich, Mike Jones, Deanna Dygan, J Higgins, Dawn Lang.
21. Hamilton White, Becky Hosick, Melanie Kernick.
22. Shelly Slater, Dan Dorman, Jill Jenkins.
23. Cole McCauley, Beulah McAfoose, William E. Brown, Aaron Downey.
24. Sandy Martin, Margaret Froman, DeeDee Coughlin.
25.Waylon Henderson, Susan Brown, Elsie Ressler, Tootie Brown.
26. Patrick McIntyre, Jessica Lester.
27. Jason Snavley, Keith Cyphert, Stephanie Burris, Tim Sneeringer.
28. Pie Henry, Bill Downey, Devin Kagle, Suzanne McIntyre, Ashley Kitelinger, Joseph E Schwab.
29. Ron Higgins, Ryan McKown, Noreen Downey.
31. Michael Buccardo, Lynn Meade, Lillian Shoemaker, Maureen Schwab.
27 Hop A Thon at TCCS 1:30
Bingo at Firehall
30 Little Miss Pageant 6p.m.
May 1 Swedish Church Cemetery meeting at the church 2 p.m.
3 Mother-Daughter Banquet Methodist Church at 6 p.m.
4 Mock Car Accident 1:15