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Bag Bingo Bonanza - April 20

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Celebrate Women’s Appreciation Night with Dinner, Drinks, and Bag Bingo Bonanza!

St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a gala celebration of women on Friday, April 20 with dinner and bingo, where you can win designer handbags valued at $200 – $600! Tickets are $50 and include dinner and beverages. Only 250 advance tickets will be sold, so get yours today. Click here for details!

Boys & Girls Club Fitness Center Now Open to the Public

The Boys and Girls Club of St. Marys Fitness Center is now open to the public. It includes multiple cardio and strength machines, weight benches, and free weights. You must be at least 18 years of age to sign up. The Fitness Center is located on the Club’s third floor, and is open 24/7 with the option of a $200 annual or $30 monthly membership. For more info and a membership application, visit the Clubs website at smboysandgirlsclub.com or call 814-781-1910.

Upcoming Community Events


St. Marys United Methodist Church Soup & Bake Sale

date & time: Jan. 27, 9 – 11 AM
location: St. Marys United Methodist Church
description: St. Marys United Methodist Church will hold a Soup & Bake Sale on Saturday, January 27, from 9 – 11 AM, featuring chicken ravioli soup and liver dumplings! Pre-order sign-up sheet is located in the old kitchen. Baked goods donations are being accepted – please have them in the old kitchen by Friday, Jan. 26. Proceeds will go toward an exhaust fan and an overhead fan for the new kitchen.

Hoss’s Steak & Sea House to Raise Funds for WRC Senior Services

date & time: Jan. 27
location: Hoss’s location in either St. Marys or DuBois
description: You can help raise money for WRC Senior Services by visiting the Hoss’s location in either St. Marys or DuBois on January 27 and presenting the form included in this week’s Business Bullet. If WRC Senior Services has a minimum of $300 total pre-tax food and beverage sales, Hoss’s will donate 20%; if the group has a minimum of $1200 pre-tax food and beverage sales, Hoss’s will donate 25%. Please see this week’s Business Bullet for more details.

The Polar Sweet Express

date & time: Jan. 27, 10 AM – 3 PM
location: Johnsonburg Fire Hall
description: Be at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall (on Clarion Road in Johnsonburg, PA) on Jan. 27 from 10 AM – 3 PM for one-stop Valentine’s Day shopping! There will be local vendors with unique gift ideas, a chocolate dipping station, a beer & wine tasting station, a huge basket raffle, and lunch available for purchase! Bring in a CAPSEA Wish List Item and register to win great prizes! For a full listing of wish list items, call 772-3838 or visit www.facebook.com/polarsweetexpress or capsea.org. All proceeds benefit the CAPSEA Shelter.


Winterfest at Kaulmont Park

date, time & location: January 28 from 1 – 3 PM at Kaulmont Park
description: Join the fun at Kaulmont Park on Sunday, January 28, from 1 – 3 PM. It’s free and open to the public! Ice skating, snowman building, and lots of winter fun, plus food, hot cocoa, and a cozy bonfire. Fun for the whole family! Sponsored by Elk County Volunteer Alliance – Special thanks to the St. Marys Recreation Board!


Power Systems Institute Plans Spring Information Sessions

West Penn Power encourages candidates interested in becoming a lineworker or substation electrician to attend one of the upcoming open houses hosted at our partner colleges. The upcoming session will be conducted for candidates who want to be considered for 2019 fall enrollment.
Westmoreland County Community College – Line Worker Program
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 10 AM – noon at Founders Hall Amphitheatre
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College – Substation Program
Sat., Feb 24, 2018, 10 AM – noon at Richland Campus Auditorium


Help Plan The Future of North Central PA

date, time & location: Feb. 7, 9 – 11 AM at the Red Fern in Kersey
description: In order to continue to improve the North Central region, and make it the kind of place that attracts and retains people and jobs, Manufacturing, Education and Employee Advancement, Inc. (MEEA) and Workforce Solutions for North Central PA has engaged Pittsburgh-based Fourth Economy to facilitate a regional planning process. Your voice is an important part of this process. Please join us for a Kickoff Meeting from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at the Red Fern in Kersey. RSVP HERE. We will review the planning process and facilitate a brainstorming working session that will generate ideas for further study. The goals of this plan are to attract people to commute to the North Central Region for employment, to live in the North Central Region, and to return to the North Central Region after post-secondary education. We need your input! The end product will be an implementable series of projects designed by the community. The process is explained in more detail on the MEEA website.


Tropic of Murder – A Mystery Dinner by Lisa Lepovetsky

Date, Time, & Location: Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall, 99 Clarion Road, Johnsonburg. Doors Open at 5:30 Mystery begins at 6:30
Description: St. John Lutheran Church of Johnsonburg hosts Tropic of Murder – A Mystery Dinner by Lisa Lepovetsky on Saturday, February 10 at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall. Doors Open at 5:30 and the Mystery Begins at 6:30 PM. The cost is $30.00 per ticket. Tickets are available at St. John Lutheran Church in Johnsonburg, Johnsonburg Press, Johnsonburg Borough Office, Johnsonburg Public Library, Cliffe’s Prescription Center in Ridgway, Village Peddler in St. Marys, The Sweet Shop in Kane. Tickets will only be sold until Feb. 2. Wear your Hawaiian shirt and BYOB for a great night of mystery, good food, and fun with friends!


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