Jun 232016

LillyLines by Jack Barlick 814-886-4694

Busy times are coming up in Lilly for the next two weeks. If you need information on any event fill free to call me, Jack Barlick at 886-4694 anytime.
Forty five letters were mailed to residents and former residents over the age of 90 inviting them to participate
In the Sunday, July 3rd program at 2:30 PM where the Home Coming Queen, King and Court will be honored. If you are over 90 and did not get a letter, please come to the party.

Several individuals helped Ray Lentz and I track down Joe McGarry.
He has been put in touch with a serviceman from Texas whom he served with in Vietnam years ago. Thanks!

There will be a vintage silent auction at the homecoming on Sunday, July 3rd.
The Lilly Library will be hosting a basket auction at the main tent also, and the War Memorial will be selling art prints and chancing one off.

Elected officers for the Lilly American Legion Francis L. McCool Post 628 Home Association for 2016-2017 were Joseph Zurilla, President; James Steberger, vice president; Melvin Fees, Secretary and James Shable, treasurer and financial officer. Trustees are: Ron Muldoon,Chad Pysher and John Seymore Jr.

Tickets are still available for the Lilly/Washington Alumni Dinner Dance being held at the Cresson Legion on Saturday July 2nd.
Contact LeeAnne Cannonie or Sandra Miorelli for tickets and further information.

The Lilly Community Fire Company is hosting a 5K walk and run on Saturday June 25th.
Lineup will start at the Lilly Firemen’s Pavilion at 9:00 A.M. Contact any firemen for details.

Sunday will be a busy day along Hilltop Road as the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will be hosting a Wine Fest on the church grounds. There will be wines for tasting and sale.
Food and vendor sales will be available. No food or drink carry on permitted on to grounds. For details call 886-2375 or 886-4904 the first from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and the second from 5:00PM until 8:00 PM. A souvenir wine glass and tote bag will be given to each participant
Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Daniel “Bugsy” George who recently passed away at the Care Center in Ebensburg. Further sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Robert Causer who died in Lilly. Bob was 86 and left behind his wife Virginia, daughters Patti and Debbie and sons Bob, Thomas and Daniel.

Today, June 23 finds Lana Geriak, Annette Glenn, Patricia Hershel, Amanda Skura and Tiffany Stiffler celebrating birthdays as will John Orehowsky, Lisa Prebish,.Joan Sibis and Ann-Jolene Vrabel on the 24th and Judy Butterbaugh , Anita Inman, James C. Martino and
Mike Zumer Jr. on the 26th. June 27 Lauren Giraud , Doris Kuntz and Gary Glenn observe birthdays as will Mary Ann Sklodowski on the 28th.
Happy Birthday to All!
Patrick and Robin Behe and Homer and Rita Butterbaugh observe wedding anniversaries today, June 23 followed by Shawn and Theresa Stevens on the 24th
On the 25 Mark and Catherine Lykens celebrate as will Gerald and Mary Lou Behe and Jeremy and Joy Eckenrode on the 26th. Faber and Madeline Conrad observe their wedding anniversary along with Ray and Lillian Guzic on the 27th and both Barbara and Robert Leap and Bryan and Joyce Offman on the 28th.
HappyAnniversary to each couple!

You are an oldtimer if you remember when the Smilnak girls would walk their family’s cows to Moshannon for grazing.
The distinct clanging of the large bells around the cow’s neck alerted you that the cows were moving.

NOTE: Just give me a call at 886-4694 if you want to see what is going on during the home coming weekend

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