Norwin area: Memorial Day Parade; book sale at the library, golf outing, more

Irwin prepares for the Memorial Day Parade

Retired Army Col. Kenneth Gongaware, a graduate of Norwin High School, will be the keynote speaker at the Memorial Day observance at the Union Cemetery in Irwin on May 30.

Prior to the observance, a parade will depart Main Street in downtown Irwin at 10 a.m. and follow Pennsylvania Avenue to the cemetery. Parade participants should line up at the Immaculate Conception Church, 308 Second St.

The J. Howard Snyder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 781 of North Huntingdon is sponsoring the event.

The parade is meant to honor veterans and attendees should refrain from political messages, said Kory Bulloch, commander of VFW Post 781.

West Newton Library will hold a book sale

The West Newton Library, 124 N. Water St., will be holding a $5 fill-in sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 11.

Donations of books in good condition, used paperbacks, DVDs and audio books are accepted at regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Donations of cookbooks, encyclopedias or textbooks are not accepted.

Jewelry and food will also be available during the sale, which will be held in conjunction with the community-wide garage sale.

Mon-Yough Chorale Performance Set

The Mon Yough Choir will perform a Welcome Back Spring concert at 3 p.m. on June 5 at Sampson’s Mills Presbyterian Church, 1665 Lincoln Way, White Oak.

Free entry. A goodwill offer will be accepted. Refreshments will follow the concert and masks are optional.

VFW golf outing scheduled for June

The J. Howard Snyder Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 781 of North Huntingdon will be hosting a golf outing on June 11 at the Irwin Country Club, 594 Simpson Rd., Penn Township.

The cost is $75 per golfer for an 18 hole scramble. Dinner will then be served at the VFW Post on Billott Avenue.

There will be prizes and a basket raffle.

Golfers must pre-register by contacting Ross Wirth at 412-925-4919.

Joe Napsha is a staff writer for Tribune-Review. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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