Spring Banquet Set for April 9th

Scenes of Juniata County from the photographic collection of Tom Leister will be shown during the Juniata County Historical Society’s Spring Dinner Program this year. The dinner, set for Tuesday, April 9 at Walker Grange, Mexico, PA, will feature photos from Leister’s vast collection of happenings in the county caught on camera. He started his photo collection following a camera purchase in 1980. He simply had an interest in recording events, he explains of why he began snapping area photos. Shots he’ll be showing via his slide collection will include a wide range of those taken in the mid-1950s to the present. Some will include those taken by his late father and uncle.

The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., with the presentation to follow. Menu is roast chicken, filling, mashed potatoes, green beans Almondine, assorted cakes and ice cream. Tickets are $20 and any profit benefits the General Operating Fund. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. Deadline for reservations and payment is April 2.Tickets can be bought by visiting the Society’s Archives Tuesdays from 10 a.m.— 4 p.m. or Wednesdays from 10 a.m.— 1 p.m. You may call 717-436-5152 to reserve ticket[s], but they must be picked up. If you’d like them mailed to you, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope along with your check payable to Juniata County Historical Society and send to: 498 Jefferson Street, Suite B, Mifflintown, PA, 17059.

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