February 4-6, 2022 | Derry Diary


Community residents in the Derry area are eligible to participate in a one-time offer.

If you are looking for a full-time or part-time job but need help, please consider signing up for the Derry Community Winter Jobs Workshop. The workshop is sponsored by the Derry Region 21st Century Community Learning Center after-school program, in partnership with the Adams Memorial Library-Caldwell Branch of the Memorial Library. By attending both sessions of the workshop, you will be able to see how it can help you with your CV, cover letter, applications, interview questions and dress code before your next interview. The workshop will take place at the Caldwell Memorial Library at Derry Area High School. February 24.

Session 1: February 17.

– Analysis of what makes a resume and cover letter stand out from the rest

– Discussion on how to choose an appropriate outfit to wear for a job interview

Session 2: February 24.

– Review your resume and cover letter and offer suggestions

– Overview of how to answer the most likely interview questions you will encounter

Speakers include Florence Prato and Samantha Fuller, BCIT Certified Teachers from Derry Area, and BCIT and FACS Certified Instructor Elizabeth Hower. Space is limited, so if you are a member of the Derry area community and are interested and interested in attending, please reply to DASD 21st Century Community Learning Center Program Director Tom Tatone at [email protected] as soon as possible.

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These first three announcements come from Teri Sauers, administrative assistant at Derry First United Methodist Church:

The Derry First United Methodist Church, 311 N. Ligonier St. in Derry, will host its monthly Ladies Luncheon at noon on Tuesday, February 8.

This is a FREE lunch. A voluntary offering will be taken. We hope to see you there!

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The Derry First United Methodist Church will host its first dinner of 2022 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 12.

This dinner is a Swiss steak and costs $12. On site or to take away. Advance orders are accepted. Please call the church office between business hours (Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at 724-694-8333.

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Derry First United Methodist Church will hold its monthly Boro Boys Breakfast on Tuesday, February 15 at 9 a.m. The cost of breakfast is $7. Please contact Sandy at 878-295-2308 to reserve your spot.

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This review is from Nancy Byers on behalf of Bradenville United Methodist Church:

The public is invited to a Sweet Adelines concert on Sunday, February 13 at Bradenville United Methodist Church (5168 Route 982 North). The performance starts at 7 p.m. A voluntary offering will be taken.

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Registration for Grandview Elementary Kindergarten for the 2022-23 school year is now open.

You can register online at registration.dasd.us. If you have any questions, call Ms. Ciocco at 724-694-2400.

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This message is from Julie Ruane, Administrative Assistant at Greensburg Church of the Brethren:

Every Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m., the Greensburg Brethren Church welcomes all groups and individuals with developmental disabilities for a “joyful celebration.”

Come join us for a free evening of fun and fellowship. Dinner is included. All participants must be accompanied by a family member or caregiver. Donations are accepted. For more information or questions, call 724-834-2130.

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Applications are being accepted for a Seasonal Summer Pool Manager at Derry Community Pool. The seasonal position will be from May to September 2022. The position will be approximately 32 hours per week.

Duties include hiring, supervising and scheduling staff. Other duties consist of day-to-day financial operations including but not limited to dealership procurement and inventory, managing financial operations with maintaining detailed daily receipt and accounts payable/budget logs, as well as the bi-weekly submission of payroll hours to the borough office.

The position requires some experience in aquatic and/or pool management, with restaurant experience preferred. Lifeguard, CPR, AED, and pool chemical certifications are also a plus, as well as Serve Safe certifications for the concession area.

The position will report to the pool committee on a weekly basis, as well as interact with pool staff and guests. Applicants must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends. A background check is required. Resumes will be accepted until March 30.

Resumes should be forwarded to the Derry Borough Office, 114 E. Second Ave., Derry, PA 15627, or by fax to 724-694-9252.

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Derry Presbyterian Church 10 booklets of $10 coupons are sold at Lynda’s Hair Boutique. The shop is located at 412 W. 4th Ave., Derry Borough, at the back of the house.

You can stop by and see Linda for a $10 coupon booklet or more information during her regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday and 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday. You can also call and leave a message to make alternate pickup arrangements at 724-694-5707.

The brochures include local restaurants and other establishments in the local areas of Derry, Latrobe and Greensburg. Some of the places include McDonald’s, Round House Pizza, Subway, Burger King, and Taco Bell. A reusable coupon panel includes discounts at places like Advance Auto Parts and Dunham’s. Coupons are valid until December 31, 2022. Thank you for your support!

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Have a good week-end!

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