Cameron County Food Pantry
The Cameron County Food Pantry will
hold distribution for eligible
people on Wednesday, August 27th
from 1 to 3 p.m. in the building
behind the Northern Tier community
Action offices at 135 West Fourth
Street in Emporium. Call 486-1161
Cameron County Historical Society
Offering Walking Tour
Emporium Borough celebrates its 150th
birthday this fall. To kick
off the celebration The Cameron
County Historical Society will offer
a stroll down memory lane. A
walking tour ending with a
celebration lunch at Charlie’s
Friendly Tavern will be held
Saturday August 30.
The tour will begin at the Emporium
Borough Office at 11am. It
will stop at more than 30 sites in
Emporium, covering approximately 1.5
miles. Most of those sites
held hotels dating back to 1848.
Enlarged historical photos will be
at each site and Susan Hoy will
narrate the event.
Participants will have their choice
of sandwich and drink following a
Historical Walk of Emporium
sponsored by the Emporium Borough
and hosted by the Cameron county
Historical Society. The cost
is $15.00 per person.
Reservations are accepted at the
Cameron County Chamber of Commerce
office, or by calling 814-486-4314.
10th Annual Camp Cadet Golf
The 10th annual Camp Cadet Golf
Tournament will be held on September
3rd at the Emporium Country Club.
Entry fee is $40 for members, $50
Reciprocal, $60 for non-members. The
four man scramble will have a
shotgun start at 10 a.m.,
registration at 9 a.m. For more
information call 486-0175, or,
Quarterback Club Meeting
The monthly meeting of the St. Marys
Quarterback Club will be held on
Wednesday, September 3rd at the Camp
Owners Pavilion at 8 p.m.
Sacred Heart 1st Friday
first Friday Bread Sale at Sacred
Heart Parish Activity Center will be
held on September 4th and 5th.
Pick-up at the Parish Center Social
Hall on Thursday, September 4th from
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday,
September 5th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
or until sold out. To place orders,
call 834-7861 or 834-3698.
Super Bingo At Sacred Heart
Super Bingo will be held at the
Sacred Heart Parish Center on
Friday, September 5th. 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.
Lee Foster Five Mile Run September
annual Lee Foster Memorial Run will
be held on Saturday, September 6th
at 9 a.m. at the Elks Club in St.
Marys. Registration is from 8 a.m.
to 8:45 a.m. The race will also
start and finish at the Elks. Area
athletes and spectators are invited
to come and keep Lee's influence and
memory alive. For more information
call Joe Lecker at 781-1249, or Jeff
Lecker at 781-1869.
Project Gifts For Elk County Bike
The annual Project Gifts For Elk
County Bike Run will be held on
September 6th, sponsored by the
Piedmont Club of Johnsonburg. A
pancake breakfast will be served
from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sausage and
French fries will be served starting
at 11 a.m. Registration is from 9
a.m. to 11 a.m. Price is $10. Door
prizes will be awarded. All riders
will return to the Piedmont Club at
5 p.m. There will be a Chinese
Auction, along with vendors from
around the area. A DJ will provide
entertainment along with the bands
"Remedy X, Armed And Ready and Six
Pak. For more information cal
l965-4810 or 389-5669.
Lions Club Rabies Clinic
The St. Marys Lions Club will
sponsor a Rabies Clinic at Benzinger
Park on Saturday, September 6th from
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pets will be
vaccinated by the staff from Elk
County Veterinary Clinic. Cost is
$10 per pet, and the clinic is open
Relay For Life Fall Festival
The Elk County Relay For
Life Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, September
14th at Fox Township Park. Registration is $25 per
vendor. Registration and payment is due by September
5th. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run
The Project Gifts For Elk County Toy
Run will be held on September 20th
in conjunction with the Bavarian
Fall Fest. Registration begins at 11
a.m. , the ride begins at 2 p.m. The
event will begin at Wal-Mart Parking
log, and end at the Bavarian Fall
Fest. To participate, you must
donate a toy for Project Gifts For
Elk County. Food and refreshments
will be available prior to the ride.
Elk Count Youth Field Day September
The 21st annual Elk County Youth
Field Day will be held on Saturday,
September 20th at the St. Marys
Sportsmen's Club. The event will be
held form 8:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Activities include shotgun and 22
shooting, fishing, archery,
trapping, turkey identification and
more. All Elk county youth ages
10-14 are invited. There will be
lunch, t-shirts, and hats provided
free. Outdoor demonstrations all
day. To register, call 781-3804
Golf Outing Planned For September
Highlands Friends of NRA and
Conewango Valley Country Club in
Warren, PA are teaming up to host
the 2014 Golf Outing on September
20th. Come out to
support local youth shooting sports
programs and compete to win $50,000
worth of prizes. Pre-registration by September
10th, and proper
golfing attire is required.
Sponsorship opportunities are
available. Please call Bill Anderson
at 814-730-4653 or
Terri Plyler at 724-541-4369, for
Penn Highlands Elk/SMP Home Medical
The 5K Let Your Bow Glow, Run/Walk,
sponsored by Penn Highlands Elk and
SMP Home Medical, will be held on
Friday, September 26th at the St.
Marys Eagles on Trout Run Road.
Registration is at 5:30 p.m., race
at 8 p.m.
Featured guest is "The Ride",
performing at 10 p.m. There will be
a Moonlight Fight Against Cancer
with DJ, music, hula hoop dancers,
sky lantern release and more.
Pre-registration is $25 which
include an event t-shirt and glow
items. A bonus Head Lamp will be
made available to the first 50
registered, courtesy of Ed Gerg All
State Agencies. Same day
registration is $30 and does not
include a t-shirt.
Proceeds benefits women's services
at Penn Highlands Elk.
National Drug Take Back Day
Pennsylvania State Police report
that Saturday, September 27th
between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the
State Police in Emporium will take
part in the national Drug Take Back
Members of the communities in
Cameron County are encouraged to
turn in any unused, unwanted
medications. The following items
will be accepted for disposal:
Prescription medication, over the
The following items will not be
accepted; Syringes and needles.
As in the past, anyone turning in
medications may remain anonymous and
will not be asked any questions.
Moses "The Musical"
The United Methodist Women are
sponsoring a bus trip on Saturday,
September 27th to the performance of
the musical "Moses" at the sigh and
Sound Theatre near Lancaster. The
cost includes bus transportation,
the show and a family style meal at
"Good & Plenty". For more
information cal 834-6178 or 834-6402
Duck Derby Set For October 11th
The Firequacker 2015 Duck Derby will
swimm off October 11 during the
First Fork Festival at Sinnemahoning
State Park. “This year Seneca
Resources Corporation will match the
money raised through duck adoptions
and donations up to $2,500.00,”
explained Cameron County Chamber of
Commerce Executive Director Tina
Johns Solak. The first opportunity
to adopt a duck will be Saturday
August 30 at Olivetts Shur Fine.
The price remains the same $2.00 for
one or a 6 quack for $10.00.
“This year the fourth of July is the
first Saturday of July and normally
that is the night of fireworks, but
because the pyro technician has a
list of July 4 commitments Cameron
County will blast off Friday July
3,” according to Johns Solak. The
committee is hoping to raise at
least $7,000.00 this year. “Having
Seneca Resources Corporation offer
to help us will make reaching that
goal more attainable,” Johns Solak
Resources Corporation, the
exploration and production segment
of National Fuel Gas Company,
explores for, develops, and
purchases natural gas and oil
reserves in California and
Appalachia. Additional information
about Seneca and National Fuel Gas
Company is available at
The winning duck holder will receive
$100.00, second place will take home
$75.00 and third place will be
awarded $50.00. Ducks are also for
sale at businesses displaying a red
white and blue duck derby sign.