November 02, 2013 10:45 AM

NAACP banquet planned

The Indiana County Unit of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold its 27th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Nov. 9.

The banquet will begin promptly at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Wayne Avenue, White Township. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.

The theme for this year’s banquet is civil rights in the 21st century, with Dr. Mark Staszkiewicz speaking. Staszkiewicz is a professor in the educational and school psychology department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Watershed group to meet

KITTANNING — The monthly meeting of the Cowanshannock Creek Watershed Association will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the Armsdale Administration Building, Conference Room 103.

The public is invited. For more information, call Pam Meade at (724) 783-6692.

Basket party set for Nov. 10

The annual basket party sponsored by the Bolivar Fire Company will be held Nov. 10 at the fire hall.

The doors open at 1:30 p.m., with the drawing for baskets to start at 3 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $5, which includes admission to the event, refreshments and beverages, a door prize chance and 25 chances for the various baskets.

Anyone who needs tickets or wishes to donate a basket or door prize can contact Heidi Speidel at (724) 676-4714.

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