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GEARS News October 16

Oct 16th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  8th Annual Fall Festival             GEARS will be holding its 8th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28th from 10 am to 2 pm at the Elizabethtown Fair Grounds.  The event is sponsored by J.T. Herres Dental Solutions and Albright & Thiry Orthodontic, and the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. The Fall Festival offers a variety of activities for all ages.  We will once again have the very popular Hay Ride and Barrel Train along with some yearly favorites pumpkin golf, pumpkin painting and the inflatable rides.  Other attractions will include the Activity Fun Fair which is in conjunction with Elizabethtown[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of October 19

Oct 12th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984. The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, October 19: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:30am craft class, 11:00am Going Squirrelly & Nutty in October, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: Braised chicken, rice pilaf, mixed beans, fruit. Friday,[Read more...]



GEARS News

Oct 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

BEARS Youth Basketball Sign-up              GEARS will be accepting registration for girls and boys in grades 1-9 for the BEARS Youth Basketball Program.  Players will participate in practices and games from late-November through the end of January.  Participation levels are grades 1 & 2 (instructional), grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7-9. Draft day for boys in grades 3-4 is Monday, November 6 from 6-7 pm. Draft day for boys in grades 5-6 is Monday, November 6 from 7:15-8:15 pm. Draft day for girls in grades 3-6 is Wednesday, November 8 from 6-7 pm.  All drafts[Read more...]



Financial Aid Night Scheduled for Thursday, October 12

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

October 5, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School’s Counseling Department will hold its annual Financial Aid Night on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Parents of current juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend to learn about the financial aid process of college and other post-secondary education institutions. Kendra Feigert, director of financial aid for Lebanon Valley College, will present the information and answer questions regarding how to apply for financial aid, how financial aid eligibility is determined, types of financial aid, and what is a financial aid package.



GEARS News October 2

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Wills, Trusts and Estates             GEARS will offer a class on Wills, Trusts and Estates.  What is a will?  What happens if you do not have one?  How do make a will?  What is a trust?  Do you need/want one?  What do you do if you have to administer an estate?  This class is designed to be an introductory course to give you a working knowledge of the law in the estate area.  Questions about particular circumstances will be welcomed.  Thomas S. Beckley, Esquire, is the instructor for this class.  Class is on Thursday, October 12 from 7-9 pm at[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of October 12

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, October 12: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Bingo buddies with Preschool class, 10:30am Poker or Po-ke-no,12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: Chicken Philly Pita, creamy potato soup, pears. Friday, October 13: 8:30-9:30am walking, 10am Bible Study and/or Tensi Game, 11am Darwin Awards, 5pm TGIF Pinochle Party. Lunch will be: breaded pollock, wild rice, coleslaw, applesauce. Monday, October 16: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:15am Family Feud,   11:15am Seniors Helping Seniors, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: Porcupine meatball, garlic whipped potatoes, corn, cinnamon apples. Tuesday, October 17: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:15am nutrition w/ Donna, 1pm current events.  Lunch[Read more...]



GEARS News September 25

Sep 25th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

8th Annual Fall Festival             GEARS will be holding its 8th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28th from 10am to 2pm at the Elizabethtown Fair Grounds.  The event is sponsored by J.T. Herres Dental Solutions and Albright & Thiry Orthodontic, and the Elizabethtown Rotary Club. The Fall Festival offers a variety of activities for all ages.  We will once again have the very popular Hay Ride and Barrel Train along with some yearly favorites pumpkin golf, pumpkin painting and the inflatable rides.  Other attractions will include the Activity Fun Fair which is in conjunction with Elizabethtown College’s program “Into[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of September 28

Sep 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Area seniors are invited to participate in any of the following programs held at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center.  The Senior Center is located in the GEARS Community Center, Elizabethtown and is open Monday through Friday.  Call the center for more information about the activities or to make reservations at 367-7984.   The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is a service of GEARS and the Lancaster County Office of Aging. Thursday, September 28: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Advisory Council, 11:00 Consumer Resources, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: Chef Salad, Wedding soup, pears,and cottage cheese. Friday, September 29: 8:30-9:30am[Read more...]



GEARS News September 18

Sep 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

BEARS Youth Basketball Sign-up GEARS will be accepting registration for girls and boys in grades 1-9 for the BEARS Youth Basketball Program. Players will participate in practices and games from late-November through the end of January. Participation levels are grades 1 & 2 (instructional), grades 3 & 4, grades 5 & 6 and grades 7-9. Draft day for boys in grades 3-4 is Monday, November 6 from 6-7 pm. Draft day for boys in grades 5-6 is Monday, November 6 from 7:15-8:15 pm. Draft day for girls in grades 3-6 is Wednesday, November 8 from 6-7 pm. All drafts will[Read more...]



Athletic Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Set For October 20

Sep 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

September 13, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School will induct 2 former student-athletes and one coach into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, Oct. 20 at a special ceremony. To be enshrined that day will be Jenna Ahern (Class of 2006) and Janelle Garber (Class of 2006), as well as retired long-time teacher and wrestling coach Mike Sernoffsky. The day will begin with a luncheon and induction ceremony at 12 p.m. in the Susquehanna Room on the campus of Elizabethtown College. Robert Crick, EAHS Assistant Principal and interim athletic director for the school district, will emcee the luncheon ceremony. The[Read more...]