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Senior Center activities week of July 20

Jul 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, July 20: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Wii Games-Tennis and Golf, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: beef stroganoff w/noodles, peas and carrots, fruit. Friday, July 21:[Read more...]



GEARS News July 10

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

Tennis Camps Youth Tennis Camp – Participants will focus on building tennis fundamentals with emphasis on the FUN! At least two different courts will provide quality instruction for all skill levels. Camp will focus on learning proper techniques, while cultivating a love of the sport through drills and games. Time is from 5:30-7 pm. Ages 8-12 Teen Tennis Camp – Participants will develop and improve skills through conditioning, stroke development and strategy. Camp is for current or aspiring high school tennis players. Time is from 7-8:30 pm. Ages 13-17 Both camps are from Monday-Friday, July 31-August 3 at the Elizabethtown[Read more...]



GEARS News July 5

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

Girls Basketball Camp           Attention future Lady BEARS Basketball Players!  Camp is under the direction of John Myers, Elizabethtown Varsity Girls Basketball Coach. This camp will focus on the fundamentals of the game. Coaches will stress the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing, etc. Come ready to learn and improve. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. Camp t-shirt included in fee. For girls entering grades 3-8.  Camp is Tuesday-Thursday, July 25-27 from 9 am-12 noon in the Bear Creek Gym (1459 Sheaffer Road, Elizabethtown). Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).  For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355[Read more...]



14U Travel Baseball College Showcase Tryout Announcement

Jul 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

The Mid-Atlantic Red Sox 14U travel baseball team (Class of 2022-2023) will be holding tryouts for their Fall 2017 and Spring/Summer 2018 college showcase team.  All those looking to tryout must complete a prospect form located at midatlanticredsox.net for an invitation.   Tryouts will be held: Tuesday, July 18th and Monday, July 31st 6:00 pm (Registration at 5:30 PM) Creek View Park South (Legion field) 4630 Creekview Road, Mechanicsburg, Pa 17050 ————————————— Saturday, July 29th (2 PM to 4 PM) and Sunday, July 30th (11 AM to 1 PM) Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702  



PPL Foundation Helping People and Communities in Lancaster, South Central Pa.

Jun 28th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (June 28, 2017) — Building confidence and learning new skills can take many forms, including building your own bicycle. To that end, the PPL Foundation has announced a $25,000 grant for the Earn-A-Bike program at The Common Wheel in Lancaster to support six 5-week sessions of hands-on mechanical courses for children. Two of the six courses will be girls’ classes. The program allows participants to learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and safe riding through supervised work on their own donated bike. The Common Wheel grant was one of more than 70 announced today (6/28) across the PPL[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of July 6

Jun 27th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, 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, July 6: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Shuffleboard, 11am Summer Safety 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: meatloaf, potatoes, mixed veg, sherbet. Friday, July 7: no AM[Read more...]



Londonderry Township to Celebrate Independence Day with Fireworks, the Smokin’ Gunnz & The New Holland Band!

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Londonderry Twp. (June 22, 2017) -  On Saturday, July 1, 2017 Londonderry Township will present the 9th Annual “Stars & Stripes Salute” at Sunset Park with the festivities getting underway at 7:00pm. Admission and parking is free. Williams Concessions will be at both locations. Under the theme of “One Night. One Nation. One Celebration!”, this year’s festivities will kick off with The Smokin’ Gunnz, a southern rock band, at 7pm on the deck at Sunset Bar & Grill. Then at 8pm, the renowned New Holland Band will take to the Main Stage in Sunset Park to perform a number[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of June 29

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

  Thursday, June 29: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 11am Share your Wedding Pictures, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: salisbury steak, potato, coleslaw, mixed fruit. Friday, June 30: no AM walking, 10am Bible Study, 11am Would you Rather? 5pm TGIF Party. Lunch will be: sausage, potatoes, beans, cookie. Monday, July 3: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Laddergolf, 10:30am I Love America Game, 12:30 Pinochle. Lunch will be: pulled pork sandwich, macaroni salad, cabbage, apple crisp. Tuesday, July 4: We are closed for the July 4th Holiday! Wednesday, July 5: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9:30am Chair Exercise, 10am Wii Bowling, 11am[Read more...]



Principal Named for Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News, Uncategorized

June 22, 2016- The Elizabethtown Area School District Board of Education unanimously approved Amanda Baxter as the principal for Bainbridge and Mill Road Elementary Schools. She will replace Greg Kiehl, who has accepted a position to become the Director of Elementary Education for the Donegal School District. Baxter was hired following an extensive search process that involved a series of interviews and an analysis of her demonstrated exemplary work within the district. The interview team was comprised of district and school administrators. Baxter has more than 17 years in education, the last year as the assistant principal at East High[Read more...]



GEARS News June 22

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  Movies at the Fairgrounds              GEARS and Richard Knowlton Dental Associates presents Movies at the Fairgrounds.  Bring the family out and experience the drive-in theater atmosphere without the car!  Movies begin at dusk at the Elizabethtown Fair Amphitheater, 900 East High Street, Elizabethtown.  No admission fee. Giveaways every night! Refreshments will be sold. The movie line-up is Tuesday, July 11 (Moana) and August 1 (Finding Dori). Call the GEARS Office if you have questions at 717-367-0355. Fantastically Fashion Fabulous Camp           Students will learn how to illustrate and design their own fashion models as well as their clothes. Students[Read more...]