Blood Donors Needed!
The need for all blood types is constant and ongoing.
All community members are encouraged to make an
appointment to donate blood in the days and weeks
ahead. Appointments are encouraged. Visit www.redcrossblood.org
or call1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment!
Donors with eligibility questions should call
1-866-236-3276. Upcoming blood drives are listed
4 10 AM-3:30 PM
DuBois Nursing Home
Sept. 5 NOON-5:30 PM American
Red Cross, Clearfield
Sept. 8 10 AM-3:30 PM Penn State
Sept.12 10 AM-3:30 PM Penn Highlands
Sept. 15 NOON-5:30 PM Clearfield
Community Knights of Columbus
Sept. 19 NOON-5:30 PM American
Red Cross Clearfield
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Lions Club & Elk County Veterinary Clinic to Host
date, time, & location: Saturday,
Sept. 6 from 9 to 11 at the Benzinger Park Building
off of Fleming Road in St. Marys
description: The St. Marys Lions Club
will hold its annual rabies clinic on Saturday, Sept.
6 from 9 to 11 at the Benzinger Park Building off of
Fleming Road in St. Marys. Pets will be vaccinated by
the staff from the Elk County Veterinary Clinic. The
cost will be $10 per pet, and the clinic is open to
date, time, & location: Sept. 6,
from 6 - 9 PM at the Fox Twp. Community Building on
Main St., Kersey
description: Unlimited craft beer &
wine tasting - all beer/wine recipe menu! Home brewers
& vintners contest. Music by Travis Unplugged. Must
be 21 to attend - tickets $30, Designated Driver ticket
$10. Tickets on sale at St. Marys Beverage & Fox
Twp. Firehall, or call or text Cheryl at 512-0398 or
Kathy at 594-7739. Proceeds benefit Fox Twp. Volunteer
Fire Dept. building project.
Relay For Life of Elk County
Fall Harvest Festival
date, time, & location: Sept. 14, 11 AM
- 4 PM at Fox Twp. Park in Kersey.
description: Relay For Life of Elk
County Fall Harvest Festival is slated for Sunday, September
14th from 11-4 at Fox Twp. Park, Kersey. Committee members
are currently seeking vendors for this event. A $25
registration fee per vendor is required with all proceeds
to benefit American Cancer Society. For more information
call Barbie Simbeck @ 335-0482.
19 - 21
Bavarian Fall Fest
date & location: Sept 19-21 in
downtown St. Marys
description: Find us on the web at www.bavarianfallfest.com
Schedule of events below
Friday, September 19, 2014
• 8:00 am Setup Begins • 9:00 am - 11:00
am Vendor Arrival • 6:00 PM - Opening Ceremonies
(Main Stage - John Salter) Opening Prayer - Person of
the Year Award (TBD) • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Two
Guys Drinking Beer
Saturday, September 20, 2014
• 9:00 am Festival opens • 9:00 am Farmer's
Market - next to Casali's Restaurant • 11:00 am
- 5:00 PM Kidz Zone (Boys and Girls Club) • 11:00
am - 2:00 PM Talent Contest • 12:00 PM Toy Run
begins at Walmart Parking Lot • 2:30 PM - 4:30
PM The Chain (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band) • 3:15
PM - 4:30 PM Toy Run riders arrive at festival (parking
in parking garage) • 5:30 PM Toy Run raffle winners
drawn on main stage • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Venus
Freak/Charlie Wheeler Trio
Sunday, September 21, 2014
• 7:00 am - Pancake breakfast at Crystal Fire
Department on Erie Avenue • 9:00 am Festival opens
• 10:00 am - 11:00 am Folk Mass - Father Ross
• 11:30 am - 2:00 PM Rainwood Blue • 2:00
PM Basket Raffle winners announced • 3:00 PM Festival
Gourmet Kitchen & The Winery at Wilcox Day of Hope
& time:Sept. 20,
2014 from 9 AM- 5 PM
description: 5K walk / Parade of Bras
* Butterfly Release * Zumba * and other events and activities
throughout the day! For more information stop in or
call The Gourmet Kitchen (814-375-1070) or The Winery
at Wilcox (814-375-6885)
21st Annual Elk County Youth
Field Day Sponsored by the Elk County Sportsmen for
date, time, & location: Saturday,
Sept. 20 at the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club Farm (Flower
Valley) 8:20 AM to 4:30 PM.
description: Activities include shotgun
and 22 shooting, fishing, archery, trapping, turkey
identification, and more. All Elk County youth ages
10 - 14 invited. Lunch, T-shirts, and hats provided
free. Outdoor demonstrations all day. To register callthe
St. Marys Chamber of Commerce at 781-3804. Registration
is free but space is limited! Registration open till
3rd Annual Les Haas Memorial
Trail Challenge 14K Run, 7K Run & 2 Mile Fun Walk
Hosted by the Elk County Conservation District - Proceeds
Benefit Environmental Education
date, time, & location:
9 AM, Saturday, September 20, 2014, at the Laurel Mill
Ski Trail, Allegheny National Forest, near Ridgway,
PA. (GPS: 41° 26’ 26.4” N, 78° 47’
description: COURSE: The Laurel Mill
Trail was designed specifically for XC skiing and hiking.
The trail is a series of interconnected loops and is
mostly rolling hills. The surface is dirt, gravel, rocks,
sticks, leaves, grass and maybe even a few tree branches.
Watch out for the bears and skunks!
AGE GROUPS: Male and Female Runner Divisions –
14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60
AWARDS: Awards to first overall male and female in the
14K and 7K. The walk is a “fun walk” and
Awards to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male and female
in the 14K and 7K age groups.
SHIRTS: Each participant registered by September 8 will
receive a race t-shirt (adult unisex sizing).
T-shirts are only guaranteed to those that are pre-registered.
REGISTRATION: $15 pre-registration received by September
9. $20 post-registration and on race day.
Race day registration at the Laurel Mill Trailhead from
7:30 AM until 8:45 AM.
Mail registrations with check payable to: Drop Off Registration
and payment at:
Elk County Conservation District Elk County Conservation
District OR Country Squirrel Outfitters
P.O. Box 448 Courthouse Annex Building 3 Main Street
Ridgway, PA 15853 300 Center Street, Ridgway, PA Ridgway,
Mon. - Fri. 8:00AM – 4:00PM
The Winery at Wilcox - Monaco's "An Intimate Boutique"
- Sept. 24
date & time: It's
an all-day affair that runs from 1 to 9 PM
description: Featuring fall foods paired
with wine. First 25 women to purchase will receive a
discount!! Cost is $10. Please RSVP by Sept. 22. For
more details call 814-375-6885 or email email@example.com.