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¯Excel Basics — 9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 17, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to enter basic information and create basic formula’s in an Excel spreadsheet. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178 or at pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯PowerPoint Basics — 9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 20, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to create a short presentation by inserting text and images onto slides. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178 or at pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯Refresh your resume- job fair preparation — 9-11 a.m., Sept. 20, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Tips and tricks for how to get your resume noticed, learn what and what not to include, as well as key words employers look for in a resume. Job Fair to be held Oct. 10 at Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. To register, call (717) 248-4942 or online at pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯Preparing for big purchases — 1-2 p.m., Sept. 21, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Focuses on the financial issues of buying a new car, or home, the importance of your credit report as well as the impact of the new purchase on your financial obligations. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext 178 or pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯Ace the interview- job fair preparation –1-3 p.m., Sept. 25, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to make a good first impression, review job fair etiquette, the role of interview preparation, the skills necessary to confidently conduct an interview and the follow up process. Job Fair to be held Oct. 10 at Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. To register, call (717) 248-4942 or online at pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯Financial Peace University class–6:30 p.m., Sept. 25, Lewistown Alliance Church, Juniata Terrace. Take control of your money, get out of debt and create a plan for your future. Learn more and sign up by Sept. 21 on the events page at www.lewistowncma.com.

¯Know before you go- job fair preparation — 1-3 p.m., Sept. 26, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Researching employers ahead of time, jobseekers will receive a list of employers’ available positions, giving them the opportunity to customize their resumes prior to the Job Fair on Oct. 10 at Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. To register, call (717) 248-4942 or online at pacareerlink.pa.gov.

¯Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse: Knowing Your Role in the Protection of Children — 5-8 p.m., Sept. 26, ComPASS Community Center, multi-purpose room, 31 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown. Free training provided by The Abuse Network. Registration required by Sept. 14. CEUs available. To register, email training@abusenetwork.org.

¯Nuts for the MC Library nut sale — place orders at the fall book sale at the Lewistown branch from Sept. 26-30; and Kish branch on Sept. 29. Orders must be prepaid. Pick up will Nov. 3 at the Lewistown branch. Information: (717) 248-2843 or friends@mifflincountylibrary.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1959 luncheon–11:30 a.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House.

¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon–11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1951 luncheon–noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream restaurant. All members and classmates welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon–noon, Sal-Lee’s, US Highway 522 South, Strodes Mills.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1949 reunion/luncheon–12:30 p.m., Lewistown Hoss’s Steak and Sea House. All grads and guests invited.

¯Low-impact exercise class–1 p.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church.

¯148th PA Volunteer Infantry, Company C, Civil War reenactment group meeting–7:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and

Sea House, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College.

Thursday, Sept. 13

¯West Snyder High School Class of 1968 breakfast–9:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Beaver Springs. Members and guests are welcome.

¯Bag sale–10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, Dorcas St., Lewistown. Cost is $5 per supplied bag. Clothes and shoes only.

¯Kish High School Class of 1966 ladies’ brunch–10:30 a.m., Honey Creek Inn.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1958 luncheon–noon, JP Edward’s.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1965 luncheon–noon, Burnham OIP.

¯Senior gathering–noon, Faith United Methodist Church, Main St., East Waterford. Gathering will be filled with fun, activities, guest speakers and snacks. Enter at the fellowship door at the back of the church. Information: (717) 734-2330.

¯Clothing and shoe donations–noon-3 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

¯Blood drive–noon-6 p.m., Ellen Chapel. The blood drive is being held in memory of Mack Macchiaverna.

¯Grocery bingo–1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring a grocery item and $1.25 for bingo card. Benefits the senior center.

¯Meat raffle–6 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. Doors open at 6 p.m., drawing at 7 p.m. All varieties of meats offered.

¯Aerobics–6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.

¯GriefShare recovery seminar and support group–6:30-8:30 p.m., Pine Glen CMA Church, 1058 State Route 103 North, Lewistown. GriefShare is led by experts on grief recovery topics. More information: Donna Youtzy, (717) 543-8968.

Friday, Sept. 14

¯Free community breakfast–7-8:30 a.m. New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

¯Coffee with friends–10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. For seniors, no cost. There will be crafts, exercise, speakers and Bible study. Light lunch provided.

¯Bag sale–10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, Dorcas St., Lewistown. Cost is $5 per supplied bag. Clothes and shoes only.

¯Kishacoquillas Class of 1966 ladies brunch–10:30 a.m., Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville.

¯Blood drive–1:30-7 p.m., Mifflintown Fire Co.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1968 dinner–5 p.m., Cora’s (downstairs).

¯Nittany Valley Writers’ Network–6:30 p.m., Schlow Library Community Room, State College. Speakers David and Maria Marvin will discuss their blog, Scintilla, which is dedicated to book reviews, and they will share lessons learned with aspiring bloggers and other writers. The event is free and open to the public. The Nittany Valley Writers’ Network is a sharing, supportive, inspiring community linking local writers of all genres and levels of experience, expert and novice, published and hopeful. All writers are welcome. For more information, contact Mark T. Shirey at mts@uplink.net.

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