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¯Mifflin County PASR luncheon — noon, Sept. 21, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. Reserve by calling Sue Peirce at (717) 667-3344 by Sept. 18 by noon.

¯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

¯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

¯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

¯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

¯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

¯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

¯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

¯ServSafe manager course — 4-8 p.m., Oct. 9, 10 and 16. Classes are held by at Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology. Cost is $165. Deadline to register is Oct. 1. To register, call (717) 248-3933.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

¯Prayer shawl — 8:30-11 a.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church, the tan church on Queen Street. Check McVeytown UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.

¯Homeschooling meeting — 10 a.m.-noon, community room, Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown. For homeschooling families and families considering homeschooling.

¯Juniata High School Class of 1966 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., J.P. Edward’s, Burnham.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Bedtime stories story time — 6 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Children of all ages are invited to come dressed in pj’s to listen to stories and share a bedtime snack. Please bring a snack to share.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters’ Guild meeting — 6:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 3 S. Third St., Mifflintown. Guest speaker: Ann Holte for presentation on Lancaster Diamond Quilt. Information: Roxanne Boyer at (570) 539-4042.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

¯Chief Logan Class of 1964 brunch — 10:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Juniata Valley Community Support Program of Mifflin, Huntingdon and Juniata counties–10:30 a.m., Mifflin County Courthouse Annex, West Third Street, Lewistown. CSP is a coalition of mental health consumers, family members and professionals working to help adults with serious mental health disorders, illnesses and co-occuring disorders, live successfully in the community. All are welcome. Information: Ron Klotz at (717) 250-4559 or Christy Rachau at (717) 247-5052.

¯Juniata High School Class of 1966 Lunch–11:30 a.m., J.P. Edward’s, Burnham.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1958 lunch — noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills. All members, spouses and friends are welcome.

¯O.R. Gang luncheon — noon, Boulevard Barbecue, Logan Boulevard, Burnham.

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

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 luncheon — 1 p.m., Big Daddy’s Grill n Chill, Lewistown. All class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.

¯Alzheimer’s Support Group –6:30 p.m., Elmcroft of Reedsville, 55 Carriage House Lane. Anyone is welcome to attend. Support group will be facilitated by Tonda Aumiller and Faithe Soles of Elmcroft in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, call (717) 667-9380.

¯Juniata County Veterans Council meeting — 7 p.m., American Legion Post 298, Mifflintown. Council is seeking veterans to help with military funerals, parades and council events. Uniforms are available for new members. Information: (717) 463-2108.

Thursday, Sept. 20

¯Chief Logan Class of 1966 lunch — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1960 luncheon — noon at Kountry Kitchen Restaurant, McVeytown.

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

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

¯Bariatric surgery support group — 3:30-4:30 p.m., 310 Electric Ave., Suite 230, Lewistown. Session moderated by Clinical Dietitian Julie Thompson. More information: (717) 242-7099.

¯Alzheimer’s support group — 4 p.m., Richfield Senior Center. More information: (717) 694-3434

¯Milroy Lions spaghetti supper — 4-7 p.m. at White Memorial Church, Main St., Milroy. Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, apple sauce, bread, drink and homemade desserts. Charge is by donation only. Take-outs available.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1961 picnic — 5 p.m., Bender Park, Reedsville. Bring a covered dish or dessert.

¯Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 791 — 6 p.m., Burnham Lions Community Building, 403 First Ave., Burnham.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1957 ladies dinner — 6 p.m., China Garden Buffet, 112 Electric Ave., Lewistown.

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

¯KeyStone Gamers — 6-9:30 p.m., Briscoe’s Coffee Shop, Burnham. More information:

¯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.