.St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce
....53 S. St. Marys St., St. Marys PA 15857 * phone 814-781-3804 * fax 814-781-7302

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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 below:
Sept. 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 DuBois Gym
Sept.12 10 AM-3:30 PM Penn Highlands DuBois
Sept. 15 NOON-5:30 PM Clearfield Community Knights of Columbus
Sept. 19 NOON-5:30 PM American Red Cross Clearfield

Career, Business & Personal Interest Courses Offered Locally
Need training? Check out these great courses and training opportunities offered in the St. Marys area

September 2014

Lions Club & Elk County Veterinary Clinic to Host Rabies Clinic

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 everyone.

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.

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 ends

Gourmet Kitchen & The Winery at Wilcox Day of Hope
date & 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 Youth
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 Sept. 15.

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’ 18.9” W)
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 & Over
AWARDS: Awards to first overall male and female in the 14K and 7K. The walk is a “fun walk” and is non-competitive.
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, PA
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 dubwineshop@wineryatwilcox.net.

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