Cameron County Food Distribution
The Cameron County Food Pantry will
hold a distribution fo people
determined eligible on Wednesday,
December 17th, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
in the building behind the Northern
Tier Community Action offices at 135
West Fourth Street in Emporium.
Open Mic Night December 18th
Elk County Council On The Arts will
be hosting an open mic night at the
Ridgway Area High School auditorium.
It will be held on December 18, 2014
from 5:30 to 8:00 and it will be
open to community members ages 14
and up. Performances can include
poetry, comedy, singing, playing an
instrument, story telling, or
anything that gets you in front of
the microphone. Sign ups will be
held on Facebook via an ECCOTA
Facebook event page.
Nicholas J. Sinibaldi Holiday
Concert December 21st
The annual Nicholas J. Sinibaldi
Holiday concert will be held on
Sunday, December 21st at 3 p.m. at
St. Marys Area High school
Auditorium. Christopher Gankosky
will be the conductor. The concert
is open to the public. The concert
will feature a variety of holiday
ECCHS Alumni Wanted For "Share Your
Attention, ECCHS Alumni! Please join
us for an Alumni/Student “Share Your
Career” Get-Together on Tuesday,
December 23. This day will focus on
sharing your positive educational
and career experiences with current
ECC students in an attempt to
directly connect them to our alumni
Suggested sharing topics include the
following: what you do on a
day-to-day basis in your current
profession; how you chose your
career field/field of study; your
involvement in philanthropic and/or
extracurricular activities; your
internships or summer jobs held in
your chosen field; an experience in
changing your field of study;
returning to Elk County to live and
work following your post-secondary
consider joining us for this annual
event! All alumni are welcome! Young
alumni home on Christmas break are
encouraged to join us as well! If
you are interested in attending,
know someone who may be interested
or have questions or concerns,
please contact Wee J. Fernan at
814-834-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you then!
Sacred Heart Parish Super Bingo will
be held on Friday, January 2nd.
Early bird golden gate at
$8.00/January. Regular games @
$1.00. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Free
lunch at 5:30 p.m., Early Bird at
6:30 p.m., games at 6:45 p.m.
Proceeds benefit the Sacred Heart
Parish Center. Gift Certificates
available at the Parish Office.
Quarterback Club Meeting
The St. Marys Quarterback Club will
meet on Wednesday, December 17th at
the PFL at 8 p.m. The banquet, year
end season and committee reports
will be discussed.
Looking For A Home
We have some awesome
kitties here waiting to go home for the holidays,
and in case you've forgotten, we are also having an
awesome kitty sale. All of these beautiful blues
(and all of our other cats and kittens)
are available for adoption for only a donation. To
sweeten the deal, your donation includes not only
all of their shots for a year, but also the
spaying/neutering of your new best friend. Just try
to resist those eyes.
ECCHS Alumni Mass
County Catholic High School Alumni Association will
hold its December Alumni Mass on Tuesday, December
23 at 9:15 a.m. in the ECC Chapel. All alumni
members are invited to attend and celebrate with the
students and faculty and staff. Breakfast will be
served immediately following in the cafeteria. Join
us to celebrate the birth of our Savior and the
Christmas season! Hope to see you there!
ECCHS "Little Dribblers" Program In
The 26th year of the
Elk County Catholic “Little
Dribblers” program will get underway
on Saturday morning, January 3rd,
2015. This program is sponsored by
the Boys’ Basketball program at Elk
County Catholic High School.
again this year there will be four Saturday morning
sessions of “Little Dribblers” which will be
followed by “Little Dribblers Night”.
Dribblers” is open to boys and girls in both the
public and parochial school system. The program is
open to students in kindergarten, first grade, and
the instruction for the five-week program is from
10:00 AM to11:00 AM. Dates of instruction include:
January 3rd, 10th, 17th,
and 24th . “Little Dribblers” night will
be held on Monday, January 26th, 2015.
On this night the Crusaders will take on Sheffield
Area High School in a key AML League game.
the program is $25.00 if you need to purchase a
“Little Dribblers” basketball or $20.00 if you will
provide your own basketball. There is a discount
available for more than one participant from each
register by picking up a “Little Dribblers”
application in the main office at Elk County
Catholic High School. Registration will be accepted
anytime between now and the first session. Please
note that you may register from 9:15 to 9:45AM on
Saturday, January 3rd prior to the first
session. You may also register by mail. All
participants will receive an official “Crusader
Basketball” tee-shirt for participating in the
Registration will also be accepted at the Crusader’s
home Boys’ basketball games prior to the first
“Little Dribblers” sessions. One of these home
games will be “Santa Night” on Thursday, December 18th.
On this evening all pre-school, grade school, and
middle school students will be admitted “free of
charge” to the game. Santa Night provides the
younger children an opportunity to meet with Santa
between the Junior Varsity and Varsity contest and
also the night provides the older students an
opportunity to win great prizes that are drawn at ½
time of the Varsity game.
have any questions, please contact Aaron Straub at
Elk County Catholic High School.
Sweet Express In February
Vendor Forms are finalized and we
will be posting the latest and information soon
regarding the 2015 Polar Sweet Express! Remember
this year we are at the Johnsonburg Fire Hall from
10am to 3pm and the date is Saturday January 31,
This years Annual Gala Fundraiser
theme is SPECTACULAR SPECTACULAR, an evening at the
Moulin Rouge on February 21st at Aiello's Cafe.
There will be dueling pianos, auctions, dueling
artists, a photo booth and more!
Tickets will be available soon. They
will be just $25 per person and all proceeds benefit
Date For 2015 Housing Expo Announced
The 2015 LHOT Housing Expo will be
held on Thursday, March 15th from 1
to 6 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish
Social Center. Registration is
$35.00. For more information call
Amy at 814-389-4440.
Ridgway Chainsaw Carving Rendezvous
February 21st - 28th
year, historic downtown Ridgway, Pennsylvania has
agreed to host the Rendezvous in downtown. This
event has grown into the most internationally
respected and well attended chainsaw carving event
in the world.
hundred carvers from across the nation and around
the world come to Ridgway, the “mecca” of chainsaw
carving. Approximately fifteen thousand spectators
flock to this historic town, to learn more about the
art of chainsaw carving. At the end of the week,
visitors have the opportunity to bid on pieces
created throughout the week in the auction.