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Celebrate with dance >> A St. Patrick's Day dance will be 8 p.m. to midnight March 22 at New Freedom Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7021, 123 W. Main St., New Freedom.
Entertainment will be provided by DJ Deluge. There will be silent and Chinese auctions, chicken table and raffles.
Tickets are $15 and persons must be 21 or older. This is a bring your own bottle event.
All proceeds benefit Olivia's House and Southern Community Services.
For details, call Dawne at 442-204-7943 or Donna at 443-613-1746.
INDOOR YARD SALE >> The New Freedom Lioness Club's indoor yard sale, March Madness, will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 at the New Freedom Community Center, 150 E. Main St., New Freedom.
Baked goods and other food prepared by the club will be available.
Another successful year resulted in the club meeting its fundraising goal of $10,000. Thanks to the support of the community this amount has been raised for the past several years. All monies realized by various fundraisers held during the year are disbursed to worthy causes such as York County Food Bank, Penn-Mar, H.O.P.E. and Lions Club Projects such as hearing research, diabetes awareness and leader dog school to name a few. A special meeting open to all club members is held for decisions with reference to the organizations chosen and recognized. The indoor yard sale is a major contributor to this year's fundraising efforts.
For details concerning March Madness, call Dianne Donahue at 717-235-2144.
VACANCY ON COUNCIL >> Delta is in need of a resident to serve on the borough council.
The borough is accepting applications from registered voters for the seat recently vacated by David DiBiase. A letter of interest is due to the borough office by March 21.
The council will choose a replacement, who will serve out DiBiase's term until Dec. 31, 2015, during its March 24 meeting.
Debris collection >> Shrewsbury Township will accept debris from the winter storms from 7 a.m. to noon on March 22 and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12. Items such as broken tree limbs and branches should be brought to the township maintenance building, 12341 Susquehanna Trail, adjacent to the township park and ball field and just south of the Amish Market. Anyone with questions may call the township office 235-3011.
BLOOD DRIVE AT NEW HOPE >> The Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank is having a blood drive noon to 4 p.m. March 23 at New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Shrewsbury Township.
Everyone who attempts to donate will be entered in a drawing to win a gift card to Wetzel's Market.
Several tips to be a successful donor include drinking plenty of decaffeinated fluids the day before the donation, eating a healthy meal within four hours of donating and being well-rested.
No appointment is necessary.
For details, call 717-235-2033.
BREAKFAST AT THE SENIOR CENTER >> Stewartstown Area Senior Center will host a public breakfast 7 to 9:30 a.m. March 20 at the center, 26 S. Main St.
The cost for pancakes, chipped beef, toast, home fries and beverage is $6.
Proceeds benefit center programs. For details, call 993-3488.
HOMEMADE EASTER CANDY >> The Stewartstown Senior Center, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown, will be making and selling homemade candy for Easter.
Varieties available are peanut butter eggs, butter cream eggs, coconut cream eggs, cherry cream eggs, peanut butter marshmallows, chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter wafers, peanut and raisin clusters.
Deadline to place an order is March 19. The candy will be available for pickup 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 10 and April 11.
Cost is $9 for 14 to 16 ounces and $5 for half-pound boxes.
For details, call 717-993-3488.