First Patriot of Year recipient
Seated is Robbie Anderson, who received the first “Patriot of the Year” award presented by Ed Burris. Anderson is not a veteran, however, he has done so much for veterans and has volunteered a lot of his time and has expected nothing in return.
Ice Cream Day
Those attending Tidioute Senior Center were treated to homemade ice cream last week. At the ice vream table are Karen Konkle and Dick Raybuck.
Senior Center Menu
Thursday, March 27 will be soup and sandwiches, dessert and beverages.
Monday, March 31 will be bacon cheeseburgers, dessert and beverages.
Tuesday, April 1 will be goulash, dessert and beverages.
Thursday, April 3 will be Lemon Pepper Fish, sweet potato fries, peas and carrots, dessert and beverages.
Monday, April 7 will be Chicken Tenders, Hash Browns, dessert and beverages.
Tidioute Senior Center will be celebrating the March Birthdays on Thursday, March 27 with Cupcakes made by Karen Konkle and Ice Cream that was made by the group.
Wednesday, March 26 Lenten Lunch will be served at the Tidioute First United Methodist Church.
Lunch will begin at 11:30 and free to those who wish to come and join in the fellowship.
On Wednesday, April 2 lunch will be served at the Presbyterian Church at 11:30.
Once again these lunches are open to all who wish to come and are free.
Kids Movie Day
Tidioute Library will be showing a movie on Saturday at 1 p.m.
All children who wish to attend must be accompanied by an adult or have a signed permission slip.
Please call 484-3581 for more information, or stop by the library.
The library is open Monday and Wednesday from noon to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 19th Annual Tidioute Health Fair will be held Saturday at the Tidioute Firehall from 7 a.m to noon.
Those wishing to have the comprehensive blood testing done need to fast for 12 hours, if you still need to make an appointment call Marty Bennett at 484-7372.
Warren General Hospital staff members will be doing the blood draws, all blood work will be sent to the lab in Erie for testing.
The comprehensive blood tests includes testing for Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Thyroid Function, Anemia, and Liver Disease.
Cost is $40 per person. Men have the option of a prostate cancer testing for an additional $17. There will also be an A1C test which will show blood glucose over a 2 to 3 month period for a cost of $10.
A1C testing is very important, if blood are running high and go untreated it can lead to many health issues.
There will be several informational and interactive displays.
Good Health is essential for everyone and this is a great opportunity to have things checked and at your doctors request the results can be sent to them.
Several free screenings have been set up as well.
The Warren County Humane Society Paws Along The River will be at the Tidioute Health Fair on Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to noon and will be selling licenses.
Tidioute Fire Department auxiliary members will meet on Sunday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m.
New members are always welcome. The only requirement is that you be the age of 18 or older.
Spring Fishing Show
The Seventh Annual Spring Fishing Show will be held at Brokenstraw Fish and Game Club on Saturday, April 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There will be demonstrations, displays, fishing gear vendors, door prizes, bucket auction and great food.
Proceeds from this show will benefit the Trout in the Classroom and Morrison Run Watershed Restoration Project.
Trout in the Classroom is a great youth education project in our local schools. Trout Unlimited purchases all the equipment needed for a teacher to set up an aquarium to raise trout eggs, which are supplied by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.
The Cornplanter Chapter has raised and donated thousands of dollars to this project since its inception. Programs include one at Tidioute Community Charter School.
Tidioute Sports Boosters will be having a spaghetti dinner on Saturday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
Cost is $8 and will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage.
Boosters will be taking orders to go from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.. Delivery is available for residents of the towers.
Please call 814-740-0053 to place an order to go or for delivery.
Ladies Guild members are still making up their famous sauerkraut and potato and cheese and potato pierogi.
Cost is $5 for a half dozen and $8 for a dozen.
Orders may be picked up on Saturdays from 1 p.m to 5:30 p.m. at St. John Center.
On Saturday only, sales will begin at 11:30 a.m. and run till 5:30 p.m.
To order in advance call Fran at 484-7157 and leave a message.
Proceeds benefit St. John Church.
There will be an Adult Dance for those over the age of 18 on Saturday, April 12, from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Tidioute Firehall.
Music will be provided by the "The Brown Boyz." Snacks will be available and it is a B.Y.O.B.
Cost is $10 per person at the door.
It's not to late to have your birthday, anniversary and community events put on the Community Birthday Calendar.
Members of the Tidioute Sports Boosters have taken over the project of putting the calendar together.
If you would like to have your family members listed contact Amanda at 730-3120 or Denise at 484-3202.
There is no cost to place the names on the calendar.
Sales of the calendar will begin by September.
Tidioute Area Health and Dental Center is still accepting walk- in appointments.
Walk ins are welcome until 4 p.m.
The office is open for appointments Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m.
Medical staff of Beth Davis, CRNP and Isaac Levari, M. D. are more than happy to assist you with you medical needs.
Dental staff is available from Monday through Friday 8 a.m. till 4 p.m. and one Saturday a month from 8 a.m. 4 p.m.
To make an appointment please call 484-3096 as appoints are encouraged.
Patriot of the Year
VFW Post 8803, Tidioute has recognized the first Patriot of the Year.
This year the honors went to Robbie Anderson, a master woodcarver from Sheffield. Anderson has shown his deep devotion and compassion for veterans.
Anderson's goal in life is to bring awareness to all Americans the importance of military men and women and the sacrifices they and their families make for us every day. He has put his skill as a master carver to work by carving rifles which he has donated to several worthwhile causes such as Tidioute VFW Post 8803, Erie Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie, Tidioute Knights of Columbus, Keystone Warrior Project, Rocky Mountain Elk Chapters, Ducks Unlimited, Pennsylvania Elks, Sheffield Fire Department, and carved trophies for the Tidioute Fishing Tournament, just to name a few, and carved and donated a Weatherly .30-06 rifle to the Warren County Veteran Affairs office. Funds raised from this raffle went towards the needs of local veterans.
Anderson's focus eventually grew into concern for the well-being of veterans returning home, especially the paraplegics. For many, finding housing and jobs became impossible. So began Anderson's true mission of teaching veterans, young and old, how to carve; perhaps going into business for themselves. Equipment needed to learn carving is inexpensive and the customer usually provides the item they want carved. Carvers also don't need a large workshop. Ultimately, carving can be very therapeutic and provide lifelong enjoyment.
Present at the presentation was state Rep. Kathy Rapp who presented Anderson with a citation for his services.
Anderson received the Plaque for Patriot of the Year- presented by Lee Lindemuth, and an American Flag in a flag case also presented by Lindemuth.
Those who attended the ceremony were offered cake and coffee.
PSCFT committee members will be holding Bingo on Sunday, April 6, at Buccardo's Restaurant.
Doors open at 1 p.m. and the games begin at 2 p.m.
These funds raisers are what help keep the tournament here in Tidioute every year. Your support is needed to help make these Bingo games a success.
Members of the VFW Post 8803 Ladies Auxiliary are seeking updates on the addresses for our troops.
The ladies would like to send our troops boxes for Easter.
Please send the new addresses to Doris Svitek, P. O. Box 105, Tidioute, PA 16351 or call her at 484-7218.
1. Angela York, Andrew Shields, Sara Barton, Helen Nelson, Lori Klos, Diane Rondinelli, Luke Morgan
2. Jeremy Hart, Margaret Alberth, Caroline Stover Duke
3. Barb Downey, Bob Anderson, Jamie Molek
4. John Konkle, Brady Dashner, Bronwyn Davis
5. Al Vanderpoel P. E., Joe Sanderson, Scott Williams, John Robertson, Linda Reese
6. Jacinta Reese, Christi Nuttall
7. Shawn Weaver, Shawn Silvis, Amber Nicholson
8. William Charles Baker Jr., Emily Come, Christopher York, Amanda Fulkman, Joe Marotta
9. Nathan Schwab, Samuel Schwab, Jake Barton, Carol Nicholson, Joseph McLaughlin, Marian Dashner, Jeremy Smithers, April Zurkan
10. Denny Zuck, Denny Martin, John McCauley, Craig Snavley, Wade Adams, Doug Storer, Connie Peterson
11. Dayle Beck
12. Dave (Harv) Turner, Ryan Schwab, Matthew Nicholson, Linda Reed
13. Scott McKay, William F. Brown
14. Fran Stoneburg, Jimmy Konkle, Karen Craft, David Smithers, Christopher Molek
15. David R. Kane, Jennifer Nuttall, Christopher Shields, Alex Sabella, Danielle McCauley, Sue Gresham
16. Heather Higgins, Kathryn Sveda, Mark Williams
17. Jordan Wolford, Thelma Sabella, Marolyn Shaffer, Chris Martin, Eric Martin, April Gazalie, Melanie McLaughlin
18. Rob Konkle, Evan Duncan, Sally Sabella, Eugene Robertson, Wilma Watson
19. John Ziegler, Stephanie Jenkins
20. Ashton Frederick, Christian Baker, Lucas Sabella, Bev Morrison
21. Darlene Kowalski, Edgar Burris JR., Bob Degruttola, Stanley Kowalski, Kit Pascarella, Brandon Navarro
22. Mindy Colvin, Nancy Schwab
23. Jorge Navarro, Susan Robertson
24.Robbi Kitelinger, Billy Yeager, Candy Druggan, Jimme Williams, Charles Barton, Laurie Rehe, Jessica Nuttall
25. Camille Sizemore, Neva Matie, Jessie Higgins, Mary Huntington
26. Tara Gerus
27. Janet Dygan, Kathy Morrison
28. Kay Rison, Steven King, Sue Shields
29. Roxanne Pagley, Daryl Simons
30. Jenafer McKown, David Manning, Bonnie Spencer, Tommy Heenan
Up Coming Events:
26 Lenten Lunch at Methodist Church at 11:30
29 Tidioute Health Fair 7 a.m. to noon
Pierogi sales 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
30 Soup Taste Off at Tippy Canoe 12/1 p.m.
2 Lenten Lunch at Presbyterian Church at 11:30