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Helpmates Home Nurses Flu Clinics


Wednesday, October 29th, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Retired Citizens Association of Ridgway, on Vine Alley.




Winery At Wilcox Celebrates 20th Anniversary



The Winery In Wilcox has been producing some of the most popular wines in the region now for 20 years. Here is a video featuring some of its rich history


River 98.9 Showcase -St. Marys Airport



Al McPhearson, St. Marys Airport Manager, talks about the status of the airport, about the newly formed Cival Air Patrol and the projects that are planned in the future. Also, City Manager Dave Greene along with Mayor Bob Howard, discuss the importance of the St. Marys Airport.





Cameron County Food Pantry Distribution


The next Cameron County Food Pantry Distribution will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the building behind the Northern Tier community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium.


Recycling Fund Raising Event In October


The Elk County Recycling Center, Orro Fundraising and CAPSEA are teaming up throughout the month of October to kickstart a fundraiser to support CAPSEA's ongoing flood relief. CAPSEA was one of many local businesses that sustained substantial damage during the flood that soaked the area on May 21. Items can be dropped off at the Elk County Recycling Center, at the Stackpole Complex, 45 Heritage Drive, in St. Marys.


United Way Fundraiser At Hoss's Steak & Seafood


St. Marys United Way will hold a fund raiser at Hoss's Streak and Seafood on Wednesday, November 5th.


First Friday Bread Sale


Sacred Heart Parish will hold their First Friday Bread Sale on November 6th and 7th. Pick up at the Parish Center Social Hall will be Thursday, November 6th form 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday, November 7th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or until sold out. To place an order, call 834-7861, or 834-3698.


The Benezette Bugle 5K & Elk Calf Half Mile Run


The annual Benezette Bugle 5K and Elk Calf Half Mile Run will be held on October 25th. Registration is from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The race begins at the Benezette School House. Proceeds benefit the Benezette United Methodist Church. Click Here


Free Seminar For Caregivers


Revive and refresh yourself from care giving for a day. There will be a free seminar on Saturday, October 25th at the Treasure Lake Lakeview Lodge form 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn how to combat compassion fatigue and new ways to care for those with unique needs. Lunch will be provided. Learn about Aroma Therapy, Guided Imagery; Life Coaching; Lotions To Soothe; Meta Yoga; Motives Make Up; Reflexology and a Wellness Consultant will be on hand. No cost. RSVP to Debora Kruise, Asera Care at 1-866-874-9273 by October 18th. The program is sponsored by Helpmates, Inc. Charitable Foundation and Asera Care.


Fall Scavenger Hunt


The Fall Scavenger hunt at the Medix Hotel will be held on Saturday, November 1st at 2 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Nick Forsythe on Acoustic Guitar at 8 p.m.


Blood Drives At Penn Highlands Elk


There is a need for all blood types at the Blood Drives, sponsored by Penn Highlands Elk on Tuesday, November 4th and Tuesday, December 2nd at the Penn Highlands Elk Education Center.


Healthy Steps For Older Adults Workshop


The Emporium Senior Center would like to invite you to a Healthy Steps for Older Adults workshop.  It will be held on Thursday November 6th,  starting at 9:00AM, breaking for lunch which can be purchased at the Senior Center, then followed by a brief physical screening after lunch.  There is no cost for the workshop, you actually will receive $20 to participate and upon completion of the 4 week follow up form.  It is a one day workshop to help prevent falls and help you stay independent.  It will be held at 213 ˝ S Maple street in Emporium.  A registration form needs filled out before the workshop and any meal reservation needs called in a full day ahead of time.  Please call 486-3707 with questions, to make reservations or to sign up. 


Benefit Dance For Bill Ostrum


There will be a benefit dance on Saturday, November 8th at the Cameron County Vets Club in Emporium, for Bill Ostrum. Mr. Ostrum has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently receiving treatment.


Holiday Bazaar Planned For November 8th



St. Marys area High School Band Parents will hold their annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 8th at St. Marys Area High School


Over 200 spaces filled with a wide selection of arts, crafts, gifts and great food. The event is held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the St. Marys Area High School Band program


Be.Fabulous Bag Bash


Calling all fashionistas, glamour girls, and lovers of all things bling-tastic! Are you ready for a girls’ night out!? Then we’ve got an event for you!


The Elk County Catholic School System PTO invites you to join them in celebrating their inaugural “be.fabulous Bag Bash!” The Bag Bash will be held on Saturday, November 15 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at The Highlands in St. Marys. Tickets are $40 each and include dinner and six chances to win a first quality handbag from one of the following designers: Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors, and Tory Burch. The purses range in value from $250 - $500. A purse will be given away every half hour, with a variety of other raffles, giveaways, and chances to win taking place in between! Only 200 tickets will be sold, so reserve yours today!


To reserve your ticket or for more information, please contact Tricia Bauer (dudeb3@windstream.net), Frankie Stubber (stubberf@eccss.org), Lindsey Straub (straubl@eccss.org), or call 814-594-4004. All tickets must be paid for in advance. You must be 18 years old and out of high school to purchase a ticket. All proceeds benefit the Elk County Catholic School System PTO.


Storm Football Anniversary Dance


The Cameron County Storm Anniversary Dance will be held on Saturday, November 8th. There will be food and refreshments, 50/50 silent auction and more.


St. Boniface School "Cash Bash"


The St. Boniface School Cash Bash will be held on Saturday, November 22nd from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Free food and drinks. Must be 21, ID required. The event will be held at the school cafeteria. Call 885-8095 for more information.


Light Up Night In St. Marys November 21st



The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor "Light Up Night" on Friday, November 21st. the Santa Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. Santa arrives at First Commonwealth Bank at 7 p.m.




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Events In Cameron County


The Cameron County Chamber Of Commerce features a daily calendar of events in the area. From meetings to special events. You can Click to view directly from the Chamber Website




The Elk County Humane Society has launched a new website. You'll find pictures of adoptable puppies and kittens along with information on how to donate and get involved. CLICK HERE


Program Presented By Community Nurses



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Elk County Humane Society Presents "Portrait Of Murder"


The Elk County Humane Society will present "Portrait of Murder" on Saturday, November 1st at the St. Marys Moose Club Family Center on Erie Avenue. The costume themed Mystery Dinner Theatre is presented by Lisa Lepovetsky". The buffet features a turkey dinner with all the trimmings plus pasta and meatballs, coffee/tea and desert. Registration and cash bar at 5:30 p.m., the Dinner and theatre begins at 7:00 p.m. Call Sally at 834-3551 for reservations.




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