UC library bake, book sale


The Union City Friends of the Library will hold a Bake and Book Sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Library Board of Trustee meeting set 

• There will be a regular meeting of the board of trustees of the Corry Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at noon at the Corry Public Library.


Potato Festival

• Bringing back an old Corry festival: The Chamber's Potato Festival on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Mead Park. Food, crafts, children's activities, strongman potato tossing contest, coloring contest, potato car races, Blue Zones signature Corry dish recipe contest, music, Augie's Pizza, Kiwanis Club of Corry, Small Town Rollers, Street Machines Unlimited, Corry Young Professionals, Corry Rotary Club, Troyer's Greenhouse with mums, pumpkins and apples, and so much more. Contact the Chamber to register as a volunteer, crafter or food vendor 814-665-9925 or cacc@velocity.net.


Hunter Trapper class

• Hunter Trapper education classes will be held at the Spring Creek Sportsman's Club on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 18, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants must attend both classes. The address for the club is 611 Turner Hill Road (approximately one mile off old Route 77 on Turner Hill Road). You can pre-register by going to www.pcg.pa.gov and go to menu and select Hunter Trapper Ed. For more information, contact Bruce Jaquith at 814-664-8275. Must be 11 years old to register.


Toxic algal blooms

• Outbreaks of harmful algal blooms have been documented for years in Lake Erie. Despite proof of their injurious impact on animal life, human life and our economy, they continue. After the recent release of her latest report on these growingly severe threats, Jefferson Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Judith Lynch argues that it is time to stop talking and start acting.  "The Lurking Threat: Toxic Algal Blooms" is part of the Jefferson Educational Society's Satellite Series held at the Corry Higher Education Council. This free presentation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. Seating is limited to 15 people. Preregistration is required; no one will be admitted without prior registration. For a full program description and to register, visit the Jefferson Educational Society at www.jeserie.org or call 814-459-8000. Covid restrictions will apply.


Rescue my resume

. Has it been a while since you've created or updated your resume?  Rescue My Resume is a free template program to help create a professional looking resume. Join Rebecca Whitney, Talent Engagement Facilitator of PA CareerLink, in this one-hour class as she walks you through the necessary steps needed to create your next resume using the Rescue My Resume site.

This free class will be held on Thursday, Sept. 30, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Corry Higher Education Council. Corry Hi-Ed is partnering with PA CareerLink to offer this class, but you must register at www.corryhied.org or by calling 814-664-9405.  COVID-19 restrictions will apply.


PLCB owner/manager training

. Owner/Manager Training is offered and required by the PA Liquor Control Board as part of the Responsible Alcohol Management Program (RAMP), which focuses on those individuals most responsible for determining daily operations and policies of the licensed establishment - the owner and manager. Complete training requirements and licensing information can be found on lcb.pa.gov.  This local training session will be offered on Wednesday, Sept. 29, from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Corry Higher Education Council.  All sessions are free and require registration on the PLCB website at lcb.pa.gov. COVID-19 restrictions will apply.


Mead Park Reindeer Trail Committee seeks participants

• Friends of Mead Park has begun planning for the 2021 Mead Park Reindeer Trail Drive Thru to be held this year on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4 and 5. Any club, organization, business, church or school  group is eligible to join in the fun of setting up a lighted display in the park. The event is a great way to add joy to the holiday season. Last year there were several groups who participated and this year the Friends hopes to add to the event with more groups and displays. To secure your spot and for guidelines for display setup, call Roberta Ayers, chairman of Friends of Mead Park, at 814-964-1472. 


Machining basics

• Local employers are currently seeking individuals with entry-level machining skills. If you like working with your hands and have an eye for detail, this career path could be for you. In this class you will learn to operate an engine lathe and vertical milling machine, measure precisely with micrometers, calipers and a dial indicator, and interpret simple blueprints. This hands-on course will run Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 28 to Dec. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Corry Area Career and Technical Education Center. The cost is $750. Partial scholarships are available. This course is limited to six participants. Register today at www.corryhied.org or call 814-664-9405.  Covid restrictions will apply.

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