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Elk County Council On The Arts Announces "Heart In The Arts" Awards

 

The Elk County Council on the Arts (ECCOTA) is pleased to announce it will present four “Heart in the Arts” awards during its Annual Gala on February 20, 2016.  This is the fifth year for the award presentation and the Council’s Board of Directors selects honorees to recognize their contributions to the arts in Elk County.

 

The awards, founded on ECCOTA’s mission statement, include three categories: experiences, opportunity and support. The 2016 honorees include: Elk County Commissioners for providing experiences in the arts, Julie Mader for providing educational opportunity and advice and Ed Schwer for his support of musicians, artists, performers and writers.  Additionally Sister Augustine will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement award (posthumous).

 

 “We cannot fulfill our mission alone (nor do we want to).  These awards allow us the chance to recognize organizations and individuals who show great support and action in facilitating the arts in our community.” stated Executive Director Abbi Peters.

 

The ECCOTA Gala is open to the public and will be held February 20 at 7PM at The Highlands Restaurant in St. Marys. The event also includes live entertainment by Slippery Rock University’s Afro-Columbian Dance Ensemble, live painting, and live and silent auctions. Tickets can be purchased in advance, online and at the door. All proceeds benefit ECCOTA programming.  For more event information contact ECCOTA 814-772-7051 or visit ECCOTA.com. 

 

Penn Highlands Elk Welcomes New Family Physician

 

 

Penn Highlands Elk is pleased to welcome Julia Garcia, M.D., to its medical staff.  A board-certified family practice physician, Dr. Garcia will begin seeing patients on January 21, alongside Dr. T. Murray Baker at his practice in the St. Marys Community Medical Building.

 

“Making a difference is what attracted me to medicine in the first place,” said Dr. Garcia.  “Treating patients like your own family makes a doctor a family doctor.  I am thrilled to establish the practice is the St. Marys community where I can take care of all age groups.” 

 

In 2003, Dr. Garcia graduated from Cebu Doctors College of Medicine in Cebu City, Philippines.  She performed a general surgery internship and residency at Harlem Hospital Center in New York.  Then, she went on to do an internship in family medicine at Louisiana State University and a family practice residency at UC Davis Medical Center in California. 

 

She spent four years working in North Dakota at practices affiliated with a critical access hospital with a Level V trauma center.  She has also done locums assignments as a hospitalist and covering the emergency department.    

    

For an appointment with Dr. Garcia, please call (814) 781-6758.

 

 

 

 

St. Marys Moose Sponsoring "Fish Fry's For CAPSEA"

 

 

St. Marys Moose Club is going to be serving our delicious haddock fish frys with a portion of every dinner sold going to Capsea.  The price for a small fish fry being: $7.50 and a large fish fry being: $9.00. Fish sandwiches and fried shrimp dinners are also available along with a non-seafood special each week.          

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Sacred Heart Pre Lenten Keuchel Sale February 8th

 

 

Sacred Heart's Pre Lenten specialty homemade Keuchel sale will be held on Monday, February 8th. Pick-up on February 8th between 3:30 and 6 p.m. To order, call 834-7861, or 834-3698. Price is $8 per dozen, or $4 per half dozen, plain or sugared. Orders accepted until February 5th.

 

Sweets For Your Sweetie Pick-Up February 12th

 

 

Cameron County Chamber of Commerce welcomes back Goblin Chocolates.  The PA Wilds Juried chocolatier from St Marys is offering boxed chocolates and strawberries in time for Valentine’s Day. 

 

Chocolate covered strawberries are available in milk and dark 6 and 12 count packages for $13.50 and $22.00.  Boxed chocolates range from $9.95 to $15.00.  Also available are chocolate covered fruits and expresso beans.  Orders should be placed as soon as possible to guarantee delivery for Valentine’s Day.  Pick up will be Friday February 12.

 

Contact the chamber for more information or to place your order 814-486-4314.

 

Benefit Dance For Kline-Wall-Cherry Family February 13th

 

A benefit dance for the Kline-Wall-Cherry Family will be held on Saturday, February 13th at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall. There will be a Chinese Auction from 6 to 9 p.m. The Band Comin In Hot will perform from 9 to midnight.

 

Multiphasic Blood Testing February 13th In Johnsonburg

 

Johnsonburg Rotary and Kane Community Hospital is sponsoring Multiphasic Blood Screenings on Saturday, February 13th at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall. Registration is preferred. Walk-ins welcome. To register, call 814-837-4570, or 1-800-565-9200, ext. 4570. The screenings will be held form 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

 

Emporium Wine And Cheese Social February 27th

 

The Emproium Rotary Club will hold their annual wine and cheese social on Saturday, February 27th. Tickets available from any member of the club.

 

Spaghetti Dinner February 28th At First United Methodist Church

 

A spaghetti dinner will be held on Sunday, February 28th at the First United Methodist Church from noon until sold out. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children 3 to 12. Dinner includes drinks, salad, spaghetti and meatballs and dessert. Proceeds will benefit the youth group's trip to Creation in June.

 

Rotary Auction Planned For Sunday, February 28th

 

The St. Marys Rotary Club is preparing for their annual TV/Radio auction, which will be held on Sunday, February 28th. The auction will be broadcast on Zito Media Channel 9, also watch on The River 98.9 website, or listen on The River 98.9.

 

Aromatherapy Class Scheduled For March 5th

 

Aromatherapy class will be held at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, March 5th. The class is limited to 10. RSVP by calling 486-4314. The class is from 1 until 3 p.m.

 

Emporium VFW Cash Bash March 12th

 

The Emporium VFW will sponsor a Cash Bash on Saturday, March 12th at the VFW club located at 427 East 3rd Street in Emporium. Tickets are $5.00 and available at the door.

 

SGL Warriors Relay For Life Team Comedy Night March 12th

 

 

The SGL Warriors will sponsor Comedy Night on Saturday, March 19th at the Edgewood Hall in St. Marys. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Tickets include dinner an soft drinks. Doors open at 6 p.m., Showtime is 8 p.m.

 

Performing will be Tom Musia, funny yet clean humor. A & E Comedy on the Road headliner, Mike Eagan, along with Karen Fay's "Funny and 50" tour.

 

Tickets fo rthe event are on sale now at Northwest Savings Bank in downtown St. Marys and Ridgway. Call Bill at 594-1962 for more details

 

There will also be a 50/50 raffle along with gift basket and prize auctions.

 

Proceeds benefit Relay for Life of Elk County. (More Click Here)

 

M.S. Trivia Challenge March 12th At The Red Fern

 

The annual M.S. Trivia Challenge will be held on Saturday March 12th at the Red Fern. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m., the Trivia Challenge at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person, includes dinner and Trivia. To register call 335-5771. Sponsored by the "Shaky Walkers" M.S. Team

 

Bird Walk At Sinnemahoning State Park March 19th

 

the Sinnemahoning State Park will host a spring "Bird Walk", on Saturday, March 19th starting at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited.

 

Breakfast With The Bunny March 26th In Emporium

 

Breakfast With The Bunny will be held on Saturday, March 26th, at 9 a.m. at the Emporium volunteer Fire Department at 419 North Broad Street in Ridgway.

 

Canoe And Kayak Classic Scheduled For April 2nd

 

The annual Canoe and Kayak Classic will be held on Saturday, April 2nd in Emporium.

 

35th Annual Ridgway Triathlon April 23rd

 

The 35th annual Ridgway Triathlon will be held on Saturday, April 23rd. Start time is 11 a.m.

 

This year there are a few changes. Compete as an Ironman/Ironwoman, 2 person, 3 person, or 4 person team. Also, there will be new special awards for 1st place and overall Ironman and Ironwoman. And, the canoe/Kayak finish line will be a the Portland Mills Boat Launch, which is approximately a half mile less than previous years.

 

 

 

LHOT Housing Expo Planned For March 2016

 

 

The 2016 LHOT Housing Expo will be held on Thursday, March 10th, 2016 form 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Social Hall in St. Marys.

 

Registration is $40.00 For vendor information, call 389-4440.

 

 

 

 

Buck's Pizza, Dubois, Pa.

 

Everyone loves delicious food, but with today’s hectic life, you probably don’t have time to prepare a home-cooked meal.

 

That’s where Buck’s Pizza comes in. Our family loves to save the day by serving fresh mouthwatering food for your family to enjoy together. Whether you crave pizza made with handmade dough and carefully selected tomatoes, hot and crispy chicken tenders, or even a healthy salad, our menu has something sure to please even the pickiest eaters.

 

 

 

 

 

New Website For CAPSEA

 

 

CAPSEA, Citizens Against Physical, Sexual and Emotional Abuse, launched their new website. CLICK HERE

 

Unique Housing Opportunity For Seniors

 

 

Shared Housing, Shared Care. Helpmates Inc., offers a unique living alternative for seniors in need of nursing home care without the nursing home. Senior housing features 1:3 ratio of care giving at all times, 24/7 supervision and oversight in the comfort of an actual home.

 

Openings are available now in our Elk County Houses. For more information call 772-6850.