.St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce
....53 S. St. Marys St., St. Marys PA 15857 * phone 814-781-3804 * fax 814-781-7302

Upcoming Community Events

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Wing Fling Tickets On Sale NOW!
Call the Chamber Office at 781-3804 for more info!

Training Courses Offered Locally
Check out these great training opportunities offered in the St. Marys area!

Now Through September: 2nd Annual Big Fish Contest
The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau has announced their second annual
Big Fish Contest, through September 2015. Everyone who submits a photo will be entered to win the following prizes each month:
• Canoe/Kayak trip from Pale Whale Canoe Fleet, Cook Forest
• Canoe trip from Country Squirrel Outfitters, Ridgway
• Gift certificate from Jim's Sports Center, Clearfield
• Gift certificate from Hickory Creek Archery and Sporting Goods, East Hickory
• Gift certificate from Cooksburg Dry Goods, Cook Forest
• Ice cream treat from Cooksburg Cafe, Cook Forest
• A grand prize winner will win a guided fly fishing float trip for 2 in 2016 with Keystone Predator Outfitters and Todd Deluccia, the \current Musky Fly Fishing World Champion. For more information, or to enter the contest go to VisitPAGO.com/BigFish

Mt. Zion Historical Society News
The Mt. Zion Historical Society provides a free service of posting Veterans information and pictures of Veterans on their web site, www.mtzionhistoricalsociety.org. To submit a picture or information, contact Susan McClintick, or Ken and Rita Ovell.

Penn State Football Ticket Raffle - Drawing on Sept. 18
The Penn State DuBois Alumni Society is holding a Penn State Football ticket raffle, with proceeds benefiting the alumni society scholarship fund at the campus. 1st prize: 4 tickets to the Oct. 3 game against Army; 2nd prize: tailgating package including a Penn State cooler, blanket, & other tailgating items; 3rd prize: Penn State Athletic Association gift bag. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased from Alumni Society members or by contacting Julie at jad62@psu.edu or 814-375-4775. The drawing to be held on Sept. 18. Need not be present to win.


Blood Drive
date, time & location: Tues. Aug. 4 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Penn Highlands Elk- Education Center
description: Make a life-saving donation! Appointments can be made at www.fourhearts.org, but walk-ins are welcome!!!

Duck Launch to Benefit Playland Repair Project
date, time & location: Aug. 15 at 6 PM at the St. Marys Memorial Park Pool
description: All proceeds will be donated to the Playland Repair Project. Purchase tickets to sponsor a numbered duck at $5 per duck. Three ducks will be selected randomly from the pool for prize amounts of $300, $150, and $50. Contact Ashley at 594-6739 to buy a duck!! Tickets can also be purchased at Northwest Savintgs Bank in St. Marys, GKN Sinter Metals Fairview, Knights of Columbus Columbian Club, and at Memorial Park Pool leading up to the duck launch. Email elkcountyvolunteeralliance@gmail.com or go to www.facebook.com/elkcountyvolunteeralliance for more info. Duck launch jointly sponsored by Elk County Volunteer Alliance and St. Marys Knights of Columbus Columbian Club.

2015 Wing Fling - Redneck Edition
Tickets go on sale July 8 at noon - call the Chamber office at 781-3804!

7th Annual Penn State DuBois Athletics Golf Benefit

date, time & location: Saturday, August 22, at DuBois Country Club; 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
description: The Seventh Annual Penn State DuBois Athletics Golf Benefit is planned for Saturday, August 22, at DuBois Country Club. Sponsored by the DuBois Educational Foundation, all proceeds will directly benefit campus intercollegiate athletic programs. The event will be a four person
scramble with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. Entry fees are $75 per person, and $300 per team. Entry includes green fee, cart, breakfast, lunch, on-course beverages, skill prizes, and team awards. For registration and sponsor information, visit http://dubois.psu.edu/34201.htm

Licenced Engineer Certification Course Begins

date, time & location: 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays from August 26 through March 2, 2016 at the PennDOT District 2-0 Office, 70 PennDOT Drive, Clearfield.
description: Penn State DuBois, in conjunction with PennDOT, will offer a certification course for those interested in becoming a licensed engineer. The Professional Engineer and Civil Exam Review Course will offer opportunities for career advancement for individuals working in engineering fields. The Professional Engineer and Civil Exam Review Course will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning August 26, 2015 and concluding on March 2, 2016. Classes will be held at the PennDOT District 2-0 Office, 70 PennDOT Drive, Clearfield. The course fee is $1,045, which includes the required text book and other course materials. For full information or to register, click http://dubois.psu.edu/34204.htm

St. Marys Lions Club Rabies Clinic
date, time & location: August 29th, from 9-11am at Benzinger Park
description: Staff of the Elk County Veterinary Clinic will be vaccinating dogs and cats over the age of 3 months at the annual Lions Club Rabies clinic being held at Benzinger park. If animals are under 1 year a booster will be required in a year otherwise regular shots are every 3 years. The event will be held from 9-11am August 29th.


Corporal Adam Wolfel (USMC) Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

date, time & location: Saturday, Sept. 12 at Gunner's in St. Marys
description: You're invited to attend this leadership-based motivational speaking presentation on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Gunner's in St. Marys. The main speaker will be Todd M. Parisi, Sergeant Major/USMC Retired)Proceeds will benefit the Corporal Adam Wolfel Memorial Scholarship and the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets are $35; PayPal accepted. Contact Todd Parisi, 2010 Lee Roy Lane, Lenoir, NC, 28645 or email parisitodd@hotmail.com. If you can't attend, you can still pledge a donation!

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