NANCY URCHAK | THE VINDICATOR
Friends of the Children’s Aid Society are planning a Christmas fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at the society, 350 W. Market St., Mercer, Pa. Advance orders of poinsettias, fresh evergreen wreaths, swags and white pine roping will be accepted until Nov. 27 and picked up on those two dates. Also available those days will be baked goods. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Aid Society. From left, above, Julie Amhalt; Kate Snyder, recording secretary; Julia Adams, CAS staffer; and Carol Smith, president, prepare for the event. For information call 724-981-0591 or 724-662-4730.