2011-10-08 00:00:00 by Courtney Koski / Info Girl
Bloomsburg is celebrating homecoming this weekend. Events include the big parade in town today and the Bloomsburg University football game later this afternoon.
Oriental Lodge 460 in Orangeville is hosting a fall breakfast and lunch today. It’s happening until 2:00 pm. Money raised benefits scholarship funds for Central Columbia, Columbia Montour Vo Tech, Millville and Benton high schools.
Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg is hosting the Crusaders Rummage sale today from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Proceeds benefit church missions.
Happy Homemakers of Exchange are sponsoring a yard, craft and bake sale today from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm inside the Anthony Township Community Center. The building is located along Route 44 outside of Exchange.
The annual Fishing Creek heritage days were originally scheduled for this weekend, but have been cancelled due to the recent flood damage.
St. James Lutheran Church will host a family style roast beef supper today from 3:00 to 7:00 pm…the church is located in Hobbie.
Fairmount Springs United Methodist Church in Benton invites you out for a family style ham dinner today from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Menu includes ham, scalloped potatoes, corn, beets, pickled cabbage, and more.
Victory Baptist Church will host a household item giveaway today from 8:00 am to noon for flood victims. The church is located at the corner of 5th and Railroad Streets in Bloomsburg.
The Mifflinville United Methodist Church is having a spaghetti and meatball dinner today from 5:00 to 7:00. It’s all you can eat and cost is $9.00 for you, $6.00 for your kids ages 10 and under…free for kids under 5.
The Pine Street Lutheran Church in Danville invites you out for Pasta-Palooza today from 4:00 to 7:00. Menu includes different pasta dishes. Cost is $8.00, $5.00 for your kids ages 3 to 12. Proceeds benefit the Perez family…who are dealing with medical bills and damage due to the recent flooding.
You can catch the latest Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble production of “Doubt, A Parable” tonight at 7:30 and tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 pm. The show runs through October 16th.
The Animal Resource Center is sponsoring American Girl Doll bingo Sunday at the Bloomsburg Fire Hall. Doors open at 12:30…food and baked goods will be available.
You have until next Friday to donate books to local children as part of the Turn the Page Book Drive. The book collections are happening all over Columbia County including the Bloomsburg Public Library, the Columbia Mall and Walmart in Buckhorn, AGAPE, the Columbia County Courthouse and at the WHLM Studios.
A reminder that if you are looking to volunteer or need flood relief assistance to see AGAPE. They are located on 7th street in Bloomsburg. All you need to do is fill out a form to receive volunteer opportunity announcements. They also have many supplies available to assist in the flood clean up.
And, the American Red Cross continues to sell flood t-shirt to raise money. Shirts are $10 each ($12 for sizes 2/3-X). You can order a shirt by calling us at 784-1200.
If your club or organization has an event that’s coming up, then send me some information, email me email@example.com.
The Panthers of Bloomsburg challeneged Southern Columbia for their Homecoming game Friday night. Bloom put up a valiant effort but fell to the the tigers 67-27. In Bulldogs action, Berwick took down Tunkhannock 35-13. In other local games Mount Carmel fended off Central Columbia 33-24 and Danville shut out Jersey Shore 44-0.
In College action Saturday, Bloomsburg University hosted Cheyney for their Homecoming festivities. The Huskies easily defeated Cheyney 45-10. You can catch all the details from Saturday's match with Jim Doyle in the WHLM Husky Post Game Report: