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

Upcoming Community Events

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Training Courses Offered Locally
Check out these great training opportunities offered in the St. Marys area!

Now Through September: 2nd Annual Big Fish Contest
The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau has announced their second annual
Big Fish Contest, through September 2015. Everyone who submits a photo will be entered to win the following prizes each month:
• Canoe/Kayak trip from Pale Whale Canoe Fleet, Cook Forest
• Canoe trip from Country Squirrel Outfitters, Ridgway
• Gift certificate from Jim's Sports Center, Clearfield
• Gift certificate from Hickory Creek Archery and Sporting Goods, East Hickory
• Gift certificate from Cooksburg Dry Goods, Cook Forest
• Ice cream treat from Cooksburg Cafe, Cook Forest
• A grand prize winner will win a guided fly fishing float trip for 2 in 2016 with Keystone Predator Outfitters and Todd Deluccia, the current Musky Fly Fishing World Champion. For more information, or to enter the contest go to VisitPAGO.com/BigFish

Mt. Zion Historical Society News
The Mt. Zion Historical Society provides a free service of posting Veterans information and pictures of Veterans on their web site, www.mtzionhistoricalsociety.org. To submit a picture or information, contact Susan McClintick, or Ken and Rita Ovell.

Penn State Football Ticket Raffle - Drawing Set For Sept. 18, So Get Your Tickets Now!
The Penn State DuBois Alumni Society is holding a Penn State Football ticket raffle, with proceeds benefiting the alumni society scholarship fund at the campus; drawing to be held on Sept. 18. Need not be present to win.
1st prize: 4 tickets to the Oct. 3 game against Army; 2nd prize: tailgating package including a Penn State cooler, blanket, & other tailgating items; 3rd prize: Penn State Athletic Association gift bag. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased from Alumni Society members or by contacting Julie at jad62@psu.edu or 814-375-4775.


Community Blood Bank Blood Drive

date, time & location: Tues. Sept. 1 from 11:00 – 4:00 at the Penn Highlands Elk- Education Center.
description: Appointments can be made at www.fourhearts.org, but walk-ins are welcome! The Community Blood Bank is the exclusive supplier of blood & blood products to Penn Highlands Elk. Blood donated by the local community will directly benefit the local community!

SMACC Golf Outing: The Corporate Cup
Contact the chamber office today to enter a team or be a sponsor!!

• 18-hole, 4-person scramble - shotgun start at 1 PM
• Registration & lunch 11:30 AM
• Dinner served in the clubhouse following the outing
• Place, flag, & skill prizes to be awarded
• Open to everyone - Chamber membership not required
• Prize will be awarded for best team name!
• Super Ticket: $20 includes Mulligans, 50/50, Vegas Hole, & Skins Game
• Sponsorship available - call the Chamber office for more details!

Corporal Adam Wolfel (USMC) Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
date, time & location: Saturday, Sept. 12 at Gunner's in St. Marys
description: You're invited to attend this leadership-based motivational speaking presentation on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Gunner's in St. Marys. The main speaker will be Todd M. Parisi, Sergeant Major/USMC Retired)Proceeds will benefit the Corporal Adam Wolfel Memorial Scholarship and the Semper Fi Fund. Tickets are $35; PayPal accepted. Contact Todd Parisi, 2010 Lee Roy Lane, Lenoir, NC, 28645 or email parisitodd@hotmail.com. If you can't attend, you can still pledge a donation!

Bavarian Fall Fest
date, time & location: Fri (9/18)11 am till 10 pm; Sat. (9/19) 9 am till 10 pm; Sun (9/20) 9 am till 3 pm, in downtown St. Marys
description: Celebration of community in beautiful downtown St Marys, PA.


North Central Business and Education Connect
date, time & location: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at The Red Fern, Kersey PA
description: You're invited - no cost to attend but RSVP Required. To Register email Pan Streich at pstreich@exchange.ncentral.com
Agenda includes Entrepreneurship Club Presentations, where chools from throughout the North Central region will present an overview of their clubs with outcomes of the business they created through the D2PA grant received by the North Central PREP Partners and the PA Department of Community and
Economic Development (DCED). In the afternoon session there will be a Panel of Business and Education Connect Best Practices where local employers, school representatives and program providers will discuss their experiences with the variety of business and education connect programs and activities being implemented in our region! There will be time for Q and A. Who should attend: Superintendents, Principals, Guidance Counselors, School Board Members, Curriculum Specialists, Technology Integrators, Economic and Workforce development professionals, Business and Industry Representatives and technical / post secondary schools, Community based and Faith Based Organizations as well as interested parents and community members from Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter Counties.


SMAHS Band Parents Holiday Bazaar

date, time & location: November 14, 2015 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM at St. Marys Area High School
description: November 14, 2015 St. Marys Area High School Band Parents Annual Holiday Bazaar Area's largest annual Holiday Bazaar event always held the second Saturday in November. Over 200 spaces filled with a wide selection of arts, crafts, gifts and great food. Event is held from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Benefits the St. Marys High School Band program. This event is full of vendors.

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