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News & Announcements From SMACC

Santa House Open Saturdays Through Christmas

The Santa House on the corner of Center and North St. Marys Street will be in from 11:00­-2:00 on Saturdays until Christmas. The Santa House is a collaborative effort coordinated by the Chamber and supported by Elk County Real Estate, The Moose Family Center and Elk County Rustic Furniture.

Lions Club Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 11 – Tickets Available Now!

Tickets for the Lions Club Breakfast with Santa are now on sale at the Chamber office. The breakfast is on Dec. 11 at Gunners, with two sessions at 9:30 and 11:00. Tickets are $3 (children 4 and under free!)

News & Announcements From SMACC Members

Benefit Comedy Show for the Elk County Humane Society – Dec. 10

Don’t miss the fun!! Comedian Bubba Bradley will be performing at the Edgewood in St Marys on Saturday, December 10, to benefit the Elk County Humane Society. Doors open at 6:30 PM; a beef and chicken buffet will be served at 7 PM and the show starts at 8 PM. Cost is $25 per person; must be over 21 (BYOB). For tickets, call 834-9765 or 594-5474

Community Nurses Seeking Hospice Volunteers

Community Nurses, Inc. is in search of caring men and women 18 and over to become Hospice Volunteers. If you’re looking to give back all year long, enjoy being with people, and have some available time, please consider volunteering! Hospice is a very special program of services designed to serve patients who have been diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Volunteers may be asked to sit with the patient to provide respite for the caregiver, or drop in to visit a patient who does not have contact with outside people. Some volunteers also provide assistance with clerical duties and help with events like Camp Flutterbye, ABATE Benefit Run, Butterfly Release or our annual Book Sale. For more information please call Katie Hoy, Volunteer Coordinator at 814­-781-­4722.

PA Wilds Center Seeking Food Truck Vendor

The PA Wilds Center has issued a RFP in search of a food truck vendor at the Kinzua Bridge State Park Visitors Center. They are looking for a vendor who can set up a food truck in the parking lot full time during peak season and on weekends in the shoulder season as weather permits. The ideal vendor will be an individual or firm that can provide great customer service, inspired food and beverage offerings, and an ambiance that fits the park and reflects the creativity, hospitality and resourcefulness that define the Pennsylvania Wilds region. The contract would begin in spring of 2017 and proposals are due by Jan. 6, 2017. Read the full details here.

Straub Brewery Launches Winter Seasonal Beer,  Straub Groundhog Altbier

Straub Brewery is launching its newest batch of limited­ release Straub Groundhog Altbier. The traditional German­style winter seasonal ale is available in 12­ packs throughout Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio while supplies last. Copper in color, well hopped, and with a pronounced malt flavor, Straub Altbier is an ideal craft beer for cooler months, as both for guests at holiday gatherings and for a memorable pairing with cozy and celebratory comfort foods. Straub Brewery craftsmen brew the authentic Altbier every fall with German ingredients—including German pilsner malt, German ale yeast, and imported German hops—for a firm, bitter, and Honestly Frsh™ edge. This is the fifth year Straub has brewed Straub Altbier for their winter seasonal beer to celebrate the holiday season.

 Winery At Wilcox News: Wine-Down Friday, A New Wine, A Favorite Returns, & A Paint & Sip!

Wine-ee Women Wine-Down Fridays, Dec. 9, 4 – 6 PM Cost: $10 includes specialty drink & snacks. Relax and celebrate the end of the work week!
Winery At Wilcox Paint and Sip,  Dec. 10
 –  1 ­-4 pm Cost: $35 Visiting artist Kara Winters from Art on the Avenue will be instructing on how to paint a winter scene with cardinals. This is a pre­pay event. Please call (814) 929­5598 to reserve your seat. NO REFUNDS
Try our new wine, “Happily Ever After”
– a wonderful blend of late harvest Riesling and sweet blueberries…a match made to live Happily Ever After! Stop by any of our convenient locations to check out our newest flavor!
Schokoladenkirschwein (Your Favorite Chocolate Covered Cherry Holiday Wine) Is back! This wonderful holiday wine is available for a limited time only. Call for yours today! Winery at Wilcox: 929-5598; Wine Shop at the DuBois Mall: 375-6885; Pittsburgh: 412-490-9590; Liverpool PA: 717-444-7211


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