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MIFFLINBURG TELEGRAPH, January 26, 2012--5 I .r111011 r , ll:llli: H i t What's happening in our community... to care for infants and school-age chil- dren. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience. Registration and pre-payment is re- quired and can be accomplished at www.redcross.org or by calling 1-800- 733-2767. GEl) Testing The General Educational Develop- ment (GED ) Test, which enables adults to earn a Commonwealth Sec- ondary Diploma, will be given in Feb- ruary at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) main office near Montandon. The GED exam is made up of five parts: English/writing skills, reading, social studies, science and mathematics. Persons taking the test must be 18 years of age and must have withdrawn from school. It is recommended that applicants at- tend a free GED screening at one of the sites (in Lewisburg, Milton, Selins- grove, Shamokin or Sunbury) to deter- mine test readiness. Instructions are available for registering online for the GED test. Before you can take the GED test, you must attend one of three orienta- tion sessions at the CSIU on Mon., Feb. 6. To be scheduled for an orienta- tion session: Call the CSIU weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at 523-1155, ext. 2327 or 2326. Go to www.GED123.org and print both registration forms. Purchase a money order ($75 for complete test, $15 for single test) and make it out to "CSIU." Mail registration forms and money order to: CSIU/GED, PO Box 213, Lewisburg, PA 17837. You must bring the following to the orientation session: Government photo identification and second proof of ad- dress. On test day, you must bring govern- ment photo identification to take the test. Anyone who passes the test is entitled to a Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Scores will be made available online to students at www.GED123.org. The Valley Players Stage "Roses in December" The Valley Players are currently re- hearsing Victor L. Cahn's "Roses in December" for a dinner theater pro- duction in February. The play will be performed Fri., Feb. 10, Sat., Feb. 11, Fri., Feb. 17 and Sat., Feb. 18 arT he Packer House, 24 N. 3rd St. in Sun- bury. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. In this play of letters, a young offi- cial in a college alumni office invites a celebrated but reclusive author to the 35th reunion of his class. When he de- clines, she charmingly prods him, and thereby begins a wity and revelatory correspondence that becomes part mystery, part memory and part ro- mance. "Roses in December" stars Fred Hooper and Carrie Gilbert and is di- rected by Joanne Lauer and produced by Randy Shroyer. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To make your reservation, please contact box office representative Joyce M. Hendricks at 374-7128 or artdival @ptd.net. Snowfest R.B. Winter State Park's annual Snowfest will take place Sun., Feb. 12, from noon to 4 p.m. Get outdoors and experience a snow shoeing hike, cross country skiing (fee for equipment required), ice skating (fee for equipment required) horse drawn wagon rides (fee for ride re- quired), ice fishing skills, snowmobil- ing safety and rides foi kids, winter campingequipment and techniques, a food concession, a silent auction to benefit future snow fests and park events, winter photography basics, broomball, an ice sculpture demon- stration, winter search and rescue using dogs, winter birding and much more. Special activities for children include winter story tiule, nature activities and crafts. This is a great event for families, scout and youth organizations! Snowfest occurs rain, snow, or shine. Many activities are snow or ice de- pendent so get an up to date agenda by contacting the park a few days before the event. Celebrate Abraham Lincoln's Birthday in Style Abraham Lincoln's birthday is Febru- ary 12th and La Vieille Maison will be celebrating the 16th President's special day by entertaining Mary Todd Lincoln on Sat., Feb. 18, from 11-2 p.m. in Mif- llinburg. Come and question his widow on their lives together, what im- pact the battles had on her husband and how she has managed after his death. Enjoy a cup of tea with Mary also. School will be held Sat., March 3, at Milton Area High School. For more information log onto: gardeningpa. blogspot.com or call the Mifflinburg Penn State Extension Office 966-8194. Registration deadline is February 24. Cost is $35 (includes welcome refresh- ments and lunch). The sessions this year will include: Beneficial Borders, The Art of Flowers, Vegetable Gardening A to Z, The Beautiful Eastern Bluebird, Design ideas Worth Stealing, A Bird's Eye View of Native Plants, Color Your World, Gardens for All Four Seasons. Basket Bingo Heros Breakfast The Millmont West Union Lions The SUN Area Chapter of the Amer- Club will have a Longaberger Basket ican Red Cross will hold its 95th An- Bingo on Mon., Feb. 20, at the Car- .nual Meeting and 6th Annual Heroes riage Corner Restaurant, Miffiinburg. Breakfast at Country Cupboard The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the Restaurant in Lewisburg on Fri., March 23, at 7:30 a.m. Following a early bird game beginning at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 for 20 games, six cards per brief business meeting, this year's SUN game with package upgrades available. Area Heroes will receive tleir awards, The package, special games and early The Heroes awards honor people from birds are available at the door. Hot all walks of life who have made signif- dogs, soda, water, coffee are provided icant contributions in service to their communities free. Additional information is available The public is invited to nominate a by calling 966-0096 or 966-3940. The hero, nominations forms can be ac- proceeds benefit various area club pro j- quired by visiting the chapter web site ects. or calling the office. Heroes are se- lected from the following categories: YMCAWorkshop Community Impact, Law Enforce- The Sunbury YMCA will be hosting a NETA, National Exercise Trainers ment, Military, Fire/Safety, Pet Hero, Assoc. Group Exercise Certification Good Samaritan, and Youth Good and Fusion Strength Workshop on Sat., Samaritan. A special award goes annu- Feb. 25, and Sun., Feb. 26. Call 1-800- ally to the Dr. Charles P. Fasano, D.O., Memorial Award for medical heroism. 237-6242 for more information or go to www.NETAfit.org. The concept for the Heroes Breakfast grew from a desire to develop an event Basket Bingo that is closely related to the mission of the American Red Cross: teaching peo- Mifflinburg Moose will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo on Sun., ple to save lives. "Heroes are those Feb. 26. Early Bird starts at 1:30 p:m. folks we encounter every day, going Cost is $20 for 20 games with upgrades about the business of serving their availab le. Doors open at noon. Pro.- communities in so many ways." said ceeds benefit charitable projects. For Chapter Executive, Tom Szulanczyk. more information call 966-2022 or "We want to honor them publicly to 966-0096. say thanks and also to allow others to see and emulate their good works." Nominations are open until January MARCH Please contact the Red Cross at 524- Home Gardeners' School 0400 for more information or visit The 15th Annual Home Gardeners' www.SUNarearedcross.org. Ill i|Trw||iili00a0000iEl'800n |:l00i00l t00IHr00F I i inn I00IE iI [I i I[00TI00 T m ri00!l i a00ll,l0000llllil,,