Mega Toy Give-Away

Toys collected by Hand In Hand wait to be given to new owners Dec. 8 at the Mega Toy Give-Away.

Hand In Hand and Galloway Church have partnered together to give away toys and clothes to friends and neighbors in Venango County.

The Mega Toy Give-Away will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, at the Hand In Hand Building, 118 Grant Street, Franklin. Everything is free at this event. The only qualifications are to live in Venango County and to have children or grandchildren.


Materials have been placed in the Oil City Library in honor of Milo Alan Flaherty, Paul Lorigan, and the Venango County Firefighters.

The Franklin Fine Arts Council and the Barrow-Civic Theatre is hosting a free movie showing of “How to Train Your Dragon” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Barrow-Civic Theatre.

Tri-County Duplicate Bridge — Winners at Tuesday’s meeting of the Tri-County Duplicate Bridge Club were Burdell and Norm Sherman, first; Mary Emanuele and Jane Hilliard, second; and Lois Greggs and Karen Steele, third.

CARD SHOWER — The family of Rhonda Bush of Reno is holding a card shower for her on the occasion of her 61st birthday on Jan. 29. “She loves mail,” said Bush’s sister, Faye McKean. Cards may be sent to Bush at P.O. Box 177, Reno, Pa., 16343.

CLARION — The number of influenza cases in both Clarion and Venango counties has again increased, according to the latest report from the state Department of Health.

Oil City TOPS — 13 TOPS and five KOPS attended last week’s meeting of Oil City TOPS Chapter 0977.