Manna for the Many meeting slated

SHAMOKIN - The quarterly meeting of Manna for the Many will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the food pantry, 144 E. Independence St.

The board invites and encourages all interested persons to attend.

VA rep to visit Ashland

ASHLAND - A representative from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will visit American Legion Post 434, Centre and Fifth streets, at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, to answer questions on veterans benefits and provide information on how to apply for them.

All area veterans are invited.

Donations sought for fundraiser

PAXINOS - In memoriam for fallen soldier Robert Scheetz, the committee for the Capt. Robert Scheetz Memorial Scholarship Fund is seeking donations for an upcoming fundraiser, which is a gift card bingo that will be held in March.

Donations can be gift cards, monetary donations to purchase gift cards and/or gift items to be raffled off during the fundraiser.

Donations can be sent to Hope C. Sheetz, 1045 Shamrock Road, Paxinos 17860.

To have your donations picked up, call Hope Scheets at 570-274-1885 or Joyce Scheetz at 570-672-9755.

Checks can be made payable to the Captain Robert Scheetz Memorial Fund.

Each year, the fund awards four scholarships to local high school students for their education.

All donors and gifts will be acknowledged during the fundraiser, unless otherwise specified by the donor.