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Taste Of The Arts



Tasting in the Wilds/ Taste of the Arts will be here before you know it! ECCOTA is currently organizing the event and we have an open call out for artists interested in participating in Taste of the Arts. It is a juried Artisan Show and Market presented by the ECCOTA Gallery. The show presents 10-11 regional artists for display and pieces for purchase. This is a wonderful opportunity to browse and shop local talent while enjoying the tastes of the region. Application Deadline is June 21st. If Interested, Call 772-7051, or CLICK HERE


Soup Sale To Benefit Sara Shankle



A Soup and Bake sale will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 11 a.m. to sold out at the Ridgway High School Cafeteria. There will also be a 50/50 and Chinese Auction. Proceeds benefit Sara Shankle, a 6th grader at the Ridgway Middle/High School who is battling cancer.




Emporium Garden Club Planting


The Emporium Garden Club will be planting flowers in downtown Emporium on Saturday, May 17th, beginning at 9 a.m. Those participating should meet at the Emmanuel Episcopal Hall. Planting will take place at the library, Memorial Park. Lunch will be served a tithe Cabin Kitchen.


Alumni Banquet In Cameron County


The Cameron County Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 24th at the Cameron County High School


American Legion Meeting In Cameron County


American Legion Post 194 will meet on Tuesday, May 27th at the Cameron County Vets Club on East 3rd Street in Emporium



Cameron County Memorial Detail Meeting


The Cameron County Memorial Detail will meet on Thursday, May 1st at the Cameron County Veterans Club in Emporium.


Cameron County Color Run


The Cameron County Color Run will be held on Saturday, June 7th at the Keystone Rural Health Center. The 5 mile run is the first color run in the county.


Children's Fair In June


A Children's Fair is being planned for Thursday, June 5th from noon to 3 p.m. at he Emporium Fire Hall





Kiwanis Club Sponsoring Sausage Sandwich Sale



The Kiwanis Club of Elk County is sponsoring a Sausage Sandwich Sale on Friday, April 25th from 11 a.m. until sold out at Northwest Savings Bank Drive-Thru. The cost is $4.00 each. You can pre-order by Thursday, April 17th. Free local delivery with 10 sandwich minimum purchase. To pre-order, call Angie, 834-2897; Pam at 781-1194; or Ashley at 781-3804. Proceeds benefit "Banking For A Cure", Relay For Life team and "Living Laughing Loving Lauren, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Team



Benefit Spaghetti Dinner


Austin Area High School Senior Class is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner event Tuesday, May 6th from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 12.


Ridgway Fire Department Gun Bash


The annual Ridgway Fire Department Gun Bash will be held on Saturday, April 26th, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ridgway Fire Hall. Tickets will be sold at the door. Donation is $10.00. Food and refreshments will be available.


Emporium VFW Meeting


The regular meeting of the Emporium VFW will be held on Tuesday, May 6th at the VFW on East 3rd Street in Emporium.



Mother-Daughter Tea



A Mother-Daughter Tea for girls age 10 and older and their mothers, will be held on Sunday, April 27th from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Leo's Parish Social Hall, Depot Street in Ridgway. Registration is required. Call Cindy Sorg at 772-2467. Cost is $15 per family.


New Website For St. Marys Recreation Department




The St. Marys Recreation Department has a new website. You'll be able to get up to date information about all the local parks, along with details on park activities. CLICK HERE








Up Close With Susan Babik On The 2014 Relay For Life Event Coming In June...Presented By Secco Designs




The Relay For Life Event is one of the biggest events of summer, and for a very worthwhile cause. Susan Babik, from the American Cancer Society talks about this years event.


ECCHS Alumni Mass May 2nd


The Elk County Catholic High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly Alumni Mass on Friday, may 2nd at 9:15 a.m. in the ECC Chapel. Due to scheduling conflicts, mass has been scheduled for early May. 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.


CEC/Career Link Ribbon Cutting


A ribbon cutting ceremony at the PA Career Link/CEC location will be held on Monday, May 12th at the office, located at 221 East Second Street in Emporium.






Autism Awareness Charity Ball Planned For May

















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Elk County Historical Society Events


Save the Dates! Friday April 25th is our Annual Dinner! Join us for dinner and dancing with "American Pie" as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary! Then on Saturday, May 31st, the actual day of our founding, we will have a celebration starting in downtown Ridgway and ending with a huge picnic at Sandy Beach in Ridgway Township! Everyone is invited to join the festivities!


Hike Cameron County Returns


Cameron County will celebrate National Trail Days June 7th by offering a free hike on Brooks Run.  The 6 mile hike will begin at Ridge Road and continue to the cabin at Sinnemahoning State Park. 


The hike is part of a series of events planned to bring people outdoors!   The day begins with a color run sponsored by the Keystone Rural Health Center, continues at Sinnemahoning State Park with demonstrations by Cameron County Chamber of Commerce member Country Squirrel Outfitters and concludes with a hike led by Nelson Haas.


In 2010 the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce began a hiking series that continues each year on the first Saturday of June.  Anyone wishing to hike should contact the chamber office for more information.


Children's Fishing Derby May 24th


The Sinnemahning Sportsmen's Association will sponsor a children's fishing derby on Saturday, May 24th at Brooks Run, off Route 872 above the Stevenson Dam. For more information call 814-546-2835.


God's Country Marathon


Registration is now open for the 40th annual God's Country Marathon, June 7th. The marathon will feature a half marathon and team relay. For more information call 274-3365, or Visit Marathon website.


Community Wide Yard Sale


Community Wide Yard Sale registration forms are available. Save the date....May 17th 9am to 3pm. List your home, establishment, or become a vendor at the Welcome Center and courthouse lawn. Registration forms on

line www.ridgwaychamber.com


Boys And Girls Basketball Camp Schedule For June


The 33rd annual Elk County Catholic High School Boys Fundamental skills basketball clinic will be held at Elk County Catholic High School from Monday, June 2nd to Friday June 6th. The camp is open to boys entering grades 1 to 9 as of next August.


The girls camp will be held Monday, June 2nd, to Thursday, June 5th. The girls camp is also open to girls entering grades 1 to 9.


The camp is open to boys and girls in both the Parochial and Public Grade Schools. Cost of the game is $20.00 for single camper families; $30.00 for two camper families; and $35.00 for three or more camper families.


For more information, including schedule, CLICK HERE


Website For Elk County Humane Society



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



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