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					Page A-4 – The Progress News – Tuesday, June 7, 2005

  What’s Around The Bend In East Brady
                                                  by Chris Henderson
    On Tuesday, May 31st, the                There are more contestants than        Senior Center located at Ameri-
annual Awards Day program was                ever before, so it promises to be a    can Legion Post #488, in Brady’s
held at Karns City High School.              huge event.                            Bend, in conjunction with the
Included in the program was the                 Cans for donations for fire-        Armstrong County Area Agency
presentation of the first Carl F.            works are located at various           on Aging.
Curran II Memorial Scholarship.              places around town. Fireworks             “We want to make people
The recipient was David Black,               are great, but very expensive,         aware that we, as senior citizens
who will be attending West Point             Every little bit helps, so please be   are still active, and can be pro-
Military Academy. In accepting               as generous as you can.                ductive in the community,” said
the award, David said that Carl                 Be sure to stop by Farmers          Center Directory Freda Silvis.
was an inspiration to him, even              Bank and cast your vote for Citi-      Best wishes for continued suc-                                               Robert Fugini, left, presents Legionaire of the Year Award to
though the two had never met.                zen of the Year. Vote for anyone       cess.                                                                          William Saylor at the Chicora Memorial Day Program.
The financial award will be made                                                                                                                                                                                   Leroy Andre photo/story
                                             you think deserves this recogni-          St. Paul Community Church,
at the end of David’s first semes-           tion.                                  located on Rt. 268, will hold Va-                                            Area Veteran Honored at Chicora
ter of study.                                   The Riverfest Committee is          cation Bible School June 27th –                Katie Klassen
   The scholarship was estab-                still looking for past winners of      July 1st, from 10 AM – 12 Noon.                                                 Memorial Day Ceremonies
lished to honor the memory of
Carl Curran II, son of Dave and
                                             Queen, Jr. Miss, Teen Miss, Mini
                                             Miss and citizen of the year. If
                                                                                    The theme will be Circle G
                                                                                    Ranch, where God is at the cen-
                                                                                                                            Lamartine’s                          A program honoring members
                                                                                                                                                               of the American Legion, started
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bruin High School, in 1937. He
                                                                                                                                                                                                    was married to Genevieve
Manuela Curran, who lost his life
in Iraq in May of 2004. It will be
                                             you fit into any of these catego-
                                             ries, please give Toots a call at
                                                                                    ter of everything we do, and
                                                                                    Jesus’ love is all around. Pre-reg-
                                                                                                                           Stamp Design                        in 1982 and discontinued five
                                                                                                                                                               years later, was reinstituted this
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aleene Welsh in 1943, and who
                                                                                                                                                                                                    died on December 21, 2004. He
presented each year. If you’d like
to make a donation, checks may
                                             724-526-5346. Don’t be shy.
                                                Here’s a reunion announce-
                                                                                    istration forms are available at
                                                                                    the church, or you can call the
                                                                                                                              Winner                           year and the Outstanding Legion
                                                                                                                                                               member of Chicora Post 642 re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                    is the father of Gary, William,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Carol, Joel and Ronald, and has
be sent to Carl F. Curran Memo-              ment. There will be a reunion of       church office at 724-445-3834.          Lamartine: Katie Klassen, a        ceived a plaque signifying the       seven grandchildren and six
rial Scholarship Fund, Farmer’s              all former teachers and students       The church’s summer worship           sixth grade student at AC-Valley     honor on Memorial Day.               great-grandchildren.
National Bank, P.O. Box 428,                 of the “Joint School,” of              consists of a casual Saturday         Elementary, won the “Design a          William C. Saylor, Bruin, a          He was employed by the Pickle
East Brady, PA 16028. By con-                Sugarcreek Township on Satur-          evening service at 6 PM and Sun-      Stamp for the Future Contest”        veteran of WW II was presented       Works, later Koppers, retiring in
tributing to this fund, you can              day, June 11th, from 1 – 4 PM at       day morning at 9 AM. Both ser-        held by the Lamartine U.S. Post      the plaque during the program at     1978. He also drove school bus
help to honor the memory of an               the Frogtown Wildlife Club             vices are led by Rev. Randall J.      Office      Manager,       Kathy     the Veterans Memorial following      for 30 years. He is a member of
American Hero. Watch for future              Please bring finger food and           Forester.                             Hunsberger.                          the parade. Serving in the United    the Presbyterian Church, the
fundraisers as well.                         items for the White Elephant              There will be a breakfast at St.     Klassen’s winning stamp de-        States Army in the 706th Tank        Parker City Lodge, F&AM, the
   Since the Riverfest is rapidly            Sale. School reunions are usu-         Eusebius Church, in East Brady        sign and essay, are on display in    Battalion he was a gunner on a       Odd Fellow Lodge, and has been
approaching, let’s look at some              ally a lot of fun. If you went to      on June 12th, from 9:30 AM – 1        the post office lobby.               tank, but also drove a tank, and     a member of Bruin Council since
news of the ‘Fest. The Queen                 the school, don’t miss out.                                                    Hunsberger says, “Thank you,       was involved in other capacities     1960.
                                                                                    PM. Don’t miss out on the great
Pageant will be held on June                    The Sugarcreek Fire Depart-                                               Katie, for your participation.”      in combat with the Japanese            Saylor has been active in veter-
25th, at 7 PM at the Arnold                                                                                                                                    mainly in Okinawo.                   ans activities and is a member of
                                             ment Ladies Auxiliary will hold           Since this time of year is nor-
                                                                                                                                                                 He received a number of med-       the ceremonial squad providing
Beabout Community Center.                    a Rummage and Bake Sale on             mally associated with graduation,       ACV Fun &                          als from the government for his      veterans funeral services and at
                                             June 9th, at the firehall, from 9      let’s take a look at the traditions
      STEINER’S                              AM – 1:30 PM, and on June 10th,        involved. Most graduation cus-        Health Fair 2005                     services. He was discharged on       various other functions involving
                                                                                                                            The A-C Valley Family Center       April 26, 1946. Saylor is a Life     school participation in the area.
                                             from 9 AM – 12 Noon, at which          toms originated in Europe. Of-
  OUTDOORS & MORE                            time all rummage will be sold at a     ten, two separate ceremonies are      will host its 13th annual Fun and    Member of the VFW and a long           Saylor joins Leroy Andre, first
     502 Ferry St. Suite 10                                                                                               Health Fair, June 10th from 11       time member of the American          awardee, Robert Fugini, Norm
        East Brady, PA                       discount. Drop off times for the       held, Baccalaureate, a religious                                           Legion.                              Campbell and Charles Burns as
      (724) 526-3442                         rummage will be on June 8th,           ceremony, is usually held the         am to 3 pm at the A-C Valley El-
                                                                                                                          ementary School in Foxburg, PA.        Born in Ridgeville, Washing-       previous recipients of the award.
  M-F 8AM-8PM: SAT. & SUN. 8AM-6PM           from 10 AM – 3 PM and 6 – 8            Sunday before Commencement,                                                ton Twp., Saylor moved to Bruin      The award will be presented each
                                             PM. Lunch will be available on         which is the actual awarding of       Our theme this year is “Wild
        Bedding Plants                                                                                                    West”. This is a day of education    in 1929, and graduated from          Memorial Day in the future.
         Veggie Plants                       Thursday.        Remember, one         diplomas. The cap and gown
                                             person’s rummage can be another        date back to Medieval Europe.         and fun for people of all ages.
       Hanging Baskets                                                                                                    UPMC Northwest will offer free           “You Meet the Nicest People at the Little House”
                                             person’s treasure. Don’t miss out      The cap is nicknamed a mortar
   Live Bait, Fly Tying & Fishing Tackle     on the fun.                            board, as it is flat, and the gown    blood pressure, body fat compo-               Uplinger’s Little House Restaurant
  Catfish Contest June 25th                     On May 25th, an Older Ameri-        is indicative of one’s academic       sition, osteoporosis screenings,                 Rt. 68 Brady’s Bend • 724-526-5051
      We Have What You Need                                                                                               hand wash bath, self-esteem edu-
          to Catch Fish!                     can Day Dinner was held at the         status. Most schools name a                                                    • Quiet Cozy Atmosphere • Fast Friendly Service
                                                                                    Valedictorian and Salutatorian.       cation and children’s activities.        • Full Breakfast- Lunch & Dinner Menu Served All Day
                                                                                    These are the students with the       The American Red Cross will              • Friday Fish- Baked or Battered Cod, Butterfly-
                                             PENELOPES CAKES                                                              conduct a blood drive from noon
     FURLONG’S                                                                      highest and second highest grade
                                                                                                                          to 6 pm. Donors are needed.
                                                                                                                                                                     Shrimp or Our own Salmon Patties
                                               Birthdays, Anniversaries,            average, respectively.                                                         • Homemade Pies • Real “Down Home” Cooking
      SERVICE                                          Holidays,                       Music is always part of a gradu-     Over 25 agencies from                  • Daily Specials- Open 7am to 7pm-Closed Mondays
                                                And Special Occasions               ation ceremony. “Pomp and Cir-        Armstrong, Butler, and Clarion              Nacho’s & Cheese • Soft Pretzels
                                                                                    cumstance” is still the accepted      and Venango Counties are slated
                                                                                                                          to attend. Each table will have        Crumbie Melts and Electric Melters- 3 New Scents
                                                                                    standard, although “Trumpet
                                                                                    Voluntary,” a Baroque piece at-       hands-on activities for children               Daily Post Gazette Sold Here!
                                                                                    tributed to Purcell by some and       and agency brochures for par-
    QUALITY                                                                                                               ents.                                       GAME NITE ★ GAME NITE ★ GAME NITE
                                                                                    Clarke by others, is gaining fast.
 SALES & SERVICE                                                                                                            There will be a Chinese Auc-       G     GAME NITE EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT                                   G
   CLARION, PA                                PENELOPE S. DIEHM   608 Kellys Way
                                                                                                                          tion with over 40 items and a        A            SPONSORED BY PARKER V.F.D.                               A
                                               (724)-526-3508       East Brady                                            bake sale with fresh baked goods     M                                                                     M
       814-226-8380                                                                                                       to benefit the Family Center. The                      ALL PAPER BINGO
                                                                                        Congratulations                   Parent Advisory Council will be
                                                                                                                                                               E                                                                     E
                                                                                     Jesse Aaron Callender                serving hoagies, hot dogs, chips                         We Now Have
                   Summer Is Here!                                                        Class of 2005                   and drink in the cafeteria to ben-
                                                                                                                          efit our “Angels for Christmas”
                                                                                                                          annual gift drive. Free kids
                                                                                                                                                                                3 LUCKY NUMBERS
                                                                                                                                                                         BANQUETS • DINNERS • RECEPTIONS
                                                                                                                          games, loot bags and drink will
   Randy & Bob’s Carstar Auto Body                                                                                        be provided to all in attendance.
                                                                                                                          The Fair will be held indoors.
                                                                                                                                                               E     Early Birds 7:00 PM, Reg. Bingo 7:30 PM • FOOD SERVED
                                                                                                                                                                      GAME NITE ★ GAME NITE ★ GAME NITE

   •Boat Repair Fiberglass/Aluminum
   •Jet Skis
   •Watercraft Trailers                                                                Upon his graduation,
   •Motorcycles                                                                         Jesse will be seeking
                                                                                          a career in Law
   •Carizzma Custom Paints                                                            Enforcement or Security.
                                                                                        We are proud of you
  CALL 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK                                                        and wish you
                                                                                          the best of luck!
            Route 38, 6 miles North of Butler
              Phone: (724) 282-2933                                                          Love,
                                                                                                                                     A Window of Opportunity!
                     A locally owned and operated facility.
                                                                                       Mom, Dad & Family

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                                                                                                Tree For
                         Join us for our School’s Out Celebration                                Open y s !
                    Friday, June 3:  No Troll Gate Fee – Free                                      Sta
                                     swimming and putt-putt all day
       Call About
 “Saturdays in the Park”                     “What’s Living Where You’re
      June through                           Swimming” from 1:00 ‘til 3:00 pm
       Labor Day                    • • • 814.676.6116

             27th Annual BUTLER RODEO
             27th Annual BUTLER RODEO
              June 16th, 17th & 18th- 8PM
                   Performance Goes On Rain or Shine!
                           Gates Open at 6pm
         Butler Farm Show Grounds
         Rt 68- 3 miles West of Butler

                                       Sanctioned Events
         Bareback Bronc Riding • Team Roping • Calf Roping
           Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing • Saddle Bronc Riding
               Steer Wrestling • Brahma Bull Riding
          Come See Past and Present IPRA World Champions
                     Compete for Top Prizes!!
      Thursday Night Only- All Kids 4-12 will be admitted for free
      with purchase of an adult admission and donation of can of food
      to the Salvation Army of Butler
      Friday Night - Rodeo Dance at Farm Show Grounds, 10:30 PM
      Saturday- Kids Day at the Rodeo 4:00 - 5: 30 PM
            Gate Prices: Adults $10.00 • Children (4-12) $5.00
       Tickets available at the Farm Show Office Beginning June 13, 2005
         Sanctioned by: The International Professional Rodeo Assoc., Oklahoma, OK.

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