Chamber Golf Outing is Tuesday,
This year the St. Marys Area Chamber is teaming up with
the Elk County Humane Society in a joint fundraising effort
to put on our Annual Golf Outing. Thursday, June 6th at
the Bavarian Hills Golf Course. Get a team together and
join in the fun! Additional games: Skins ($20.00 per team);
Mulligans (2 for $5.00 per person - 1 for front nine and
1 for back nine); Vegas Hole (can wager up to $10.00);
50/50 drawing (10 tickets for $5.00); Hoop Shoot (3 shots
for $5.00); Basket Raffles (10 tickets for $5.00) and
Silent Auction. Click
here for more info on the golf outing;
here for team registration form, or click
here for sponsorship registration form!
Wide Yard Sale Coming Up Soon - Get Ready To Shop &
Sell on June 14 & 15!!
SAVE THE DATE! June 14-15 St. Marys will hold it’s
Town Wide Yard Sale. Start cleaning out those closets
and make plans to sell your stuff. All proceeds benefit
the St. Marys Fireworks Display. Click
here for registration form!!!
Fireworks Fund Drive Is Underway!
Donations to this year's Fireworks
Fund for the annual Independence Day
celebration have started coming in! The 2013 goal is $18,000
- contact the Chamber office to make your contribution
today! The festivities will be held on July 3, so don't
wait - make your contribution to the 2013 Fireworks Fund
today. Be part of this wonderful community tradition!!
New Member Directory Now Available
new 2013 Member Directory is now available both in print
- check it out here! From shopping and
dining to education and health, more than 300 organizations
are included in the directory.
directory also contains
information to those relocating to the area, including
real estate information, career opportunities
and historical information.
print versions of the Directory
are currently available at the St. Marys Area Chamber
of Commerce. Directories have also been distributed to
the four local overnight accommodations and will be sent
to anyone requesting relocation information. For more
information call (814) 781-3804.
Member News & Announcements
Society Offers Free Transportation For Cancer Treatments
Call the ACS at 1.800.227.2345, or visit cancer.org.
Donate Books For Annual Used Book
Sale - collection starts May 22
Books for Community Nurses Annual Used Book Sale (no
encyclopedias please!) will be collected at St. Marys
Catholic Middle School cafeteria on May 22 and 29 from
6-8 p.m., May 31 from 11 a.m. to 4, and June 1 from 9
a.m. to noon. Books will also be accepted on June 3 and
4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It would be appreciated if books
are dropped off on the earlier dates if possible. Please
drive behind the school to the large set of doors on the
convent side to dop off books.
O’Dell Lock & Key Grand
Opening - May 31
Stop in from 12 to 5 p.m. to check out what your hometown
locksmith has to offer! 50% Off House Keys - 15% Off Storewide!
208 Brusselles St. (across from Sheetz) www.odellslock.com
Energy Efficiency Incentive Funding
Ends May 2013 - Deadline is May 31
As a customer of Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power or West Penn
Power, you are eligible to receive a cash incentive for
making energy efficient choices. Hundreds of customers
have cashed in on this opportunity over the past year.
On May 31, 2013, phase one of Act 129 energy efficiency
incentive programs will end. If you installed high efficiency
lighting, HVAC, motors or other energy saving equipment
between November 2009 and May 31, 2013, you only have
13 business days left to apply for the cash incentives
you’ve already earned. Take advantage of the funding
while the programs are available! Program representatives
are available at 866-554-4430, at energysavePA@saic.com,
4th Annual Benefit Run for Community
Nurses Hospice - June 1
4th Annual Benefit Run for Community Nurses Hospice sponsored
by ABATE Endless Mountain and God’s Country Chapters
will be held on Saturday, June 1. Registration is from
10 a.m. to noon at the Moose Club, 524 East Allegany Avenue,
Emporium. All street legal vehicles are welcome. Bring
your bike, your jeep, or your car and experience the best
of the beautiful scenery of Cameron, Elk and McKean counties.
The ride ends at the Eagles Club on Trout Run Road in
St. Marys where food will be provided and door prizes
will be awarded.
Community Nurses Annual Used Book
Sale For Hospice - June 6, 7, 8, & 9
The sale will be held at St. Marys Catholic Middle School
cafeteria. Sale dates are set for June 6, 1-7 p.m., June
7, noon to 6 p.m., June 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and
June 9, noon to 3 p.m. Volunteers who can help sort and
organize our thousands of books are always welcome. Please
Mommies & Mimosas - June 11
The Winery at Wilcox at The DuBois Wine Shop: Mommies
& Mimosas is for Moms looking for a few hours away
to share tips from Pinterest. There will be light snacks,
special discounts, Mimosas and other mall store participation.
11am-1pm, cost $5.00
Camp Flutterbye (grief camp for
children and teens) - June 13 & 14
A two-day grief camp for children and teens, K-12, will
be held on Thursday, June 13 and Friday, June 14 at The
Pines in St. Marys from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Meaningful
and fun activities planned by bereavement professionals
help participants understand that grieving the loss of
a loved one is healthy and normal. There is no fee. Registration
is required by June 1st. Please call 781-4722.
Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Elk
Expo Scheduled for Aug. 17 & 18
The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau and Keystone
Elk Country Alliance have partnered to bring the Elk Expo
to life again August 17 & 18 on the Elk Country Visitor
Center grounds in Benezette. Enjoy nationally recognized
speakers and in-depth educational seminars & presentations
from local experts. Product vendors, live music, local
food vendors, and fun activities and educational opportunities
for kids. For more information or to register as a vendor,
or call the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau
at 814- 849-5197.
RJ Vollmer Excavating Inc.
Tar and Chip
& E Photos
Partner in the Arts Grants Available
ECCOTA and the PA Council of the Arts are pleased
to announce the availability of grant funds through
the Pennsylvania Partner in the Arts (PPA) Project
Stream. PPA Project Stream grants for amounts
up to $2,500 are available to supports arts activities
in Elk & surrounding counties. For guidelines
and more info please visit www.eccota.com
Blood Bank Schedule
St. Marys- 1st Tuesday every month
ERHC- Education Center 10:00am- 4:00 pm
June 4 * Jul. 2 * Aug. 6 * Sep.
3 * Oct. 1 * Nov. 5 * Dec. 3
Ridgway- 3rd Wed. every other month
Elk County Courthouse Annex 12:00 - 4:00
Jul. 17 * Sept. 18 * Nov. 20
For more info call 877-842-0631
their website .
Cooler Contest at Gerg Insurance Agencies - May
Win a Mayhem Cooler with MP3 hookup and filled
with lots of goodies! The winner will be announced
on July 1. Stop in & sign up at St Marys,
Ridgway or Warren offices. No purchase necessary.
Shoppe 2nd Anniversary Sale June 14 & 15
Celebrate with the great folks at the Variety
Shoppe on Erie Ave. as they mark their 2nd Anniversary!
Stop in for great sales and the large yard sale!
Buy some baked goods and enter your pet into the
Cutest Pet Contest, for a chance to win prizes.
The bake sale and pet contest benefit the Elk
County Humane Society.
Laughner Travel Consultant upcoming trips
6/9-15 7-day Trip to Mackinac Island
Women to NYC!
7/13 Trip to Sight and Sound to see Noah
9/21-29 9-day Trip to Mt Rushmore, the
Badlands & Black Hills of S. Dakota
10/6-12 7-day Branson Show Extravaganza
11/3-10 7-night. cruise Grand Turks &
11/23 Sight & Sound “Miracle
12/1-6 6-day Trip to Biltmore Estate
& Asheville, NC
For more info, call Laurie at 594-1778.