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GEARS News July 28

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Elizabethtown Twilight Trot              Join us for the 37th running of the Elizabethtown Twilight Trot sponsored by GEARS on Sunday, August 10.  Race time is 6:30 pm with post entries taken from 5-6:15 pm at the Masonic Village Freemason Cultural Center (One Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown). This 10K/6.2 mile race will be run at the beautiful Masonic Village complex in Elizabethtown.  The wheel-measured course is hilly with split times at each mile marker.  The race is supported by the Abraham C. Treichler Lodge #682 and in cooperation with the Masonic Village.  Cost is $20 per entry before August 1 and $25[Read more...]



This week’s (July 25) dog available for adoption from 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue (Maizy)

Jul 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

The Elizabethtown Journal in cooperation with 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue will periodically be announcing and profiling dogs in need of a home. 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit dog foster network dedicated to saving the lives of neglected, unwanted, injured, abused, and forgotten dogs. 2nd Chance provides foster homes for every rescued dog until a forever home is found. 2nd Chance 4 Life is a volunteer organization solely supported by donors. For more information, please visit their website at 2ndChance4LifeRescue.org or on Facebook. A complete listing of available 2nd Chance dogs, including the dogs announced here,[Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week of July 31

Jul 25th, 2014 | 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 31: 8:30-9:30am outside walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Bean Bags and Shuffleboard, 11:30am lunch trip to Infinito’s, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken salad sandwich, vegetable[Read more...]



First Annual Art Walk Scheduled for August 8th and 9th

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

Market Street Improving Business (MSIB) has partnered with the Elizabethtown Area Chamber of Commerce to host the first annual Art Walk.  The 1st Annual Art Walk will be held in Elizabethtown’s Central Business District.  The event will run in conjunction with MSIB’s Etown 2nd Fridays.  This is a two day event starting on Friday August 8th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Then Saturday August 9th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.   This is a rain or shine event. The Etown Art Walk will feature over 30 local artists along with at least ten live music performances.  Each artist will[Read more...]



Senior Center Activities Week of July 24

Jul 19th, 2014 | 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 24: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Pennies from Heaven, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: cheeseburger, broccoli salad, peaches. Friday, July 25: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am All[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Police Make Arrest on Firearm Charges

Jul 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page, News


This week’s (July 16) dog available for adoption from 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue (Dustin and Tommy)

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Front Page

The Elizabethtown Journal in cooperation with 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue will periodically be announcing and profiling dogs in need of a home. 2nd Chance 4 Life Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit dog foster network dedicated to saving the lives of neglected, unwanted, injured, abused, and forgotten dogs. 2nd Chance provides foster homes for every rescued dog until a forever home is found. 2nd Chance 4 Life is a volunteer organization solely supported by donors. For more information, please visit their website at 2ndChance4LifeRescue.org or on Facebook. A complete listing of available 2nd Chance dogs, including the dogs announced here,[Read more...]



GEARS News July 15

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 FALL COED SOFTBALL LEAGUE             GEARS is accepting team registration for its Fall Coed Slow-Pitch Softball League. Registration deadline is Wednesday, August 20.  League play will be Monday-Friday evenings, September 2 – mid November from 6:30-9:30 pm.  Each team will play a 10-game schedule with playoffs.  Team entry fee is $340/team.  Interested teams can go online at www.GetintoGEARS.org or call the GEARS office at 367-0355.  ####  Discover the Joy of Music with the Native American Flute              The flute is a perfect gateway to involvement in musical performance. The Native American flute can be played without the need of music[Read more...]



School bus drivers wanted: Elizabethtown and Donegal

Jul 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Classified-Individual

School bus drivers wanted for Elizabethtown and Donegal School Districts.  Free CDL training, competitive pay, no week-ends, summers off. Durham Bus company in Elizabethtown.  Contact (717) 361-0024.



Senior Center Activities Week of July 17

Jul 11th, 2014 | 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 17: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10am Craft Class, 10:30am Music w/Frankie Widder, 12:30pm Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: turkey and swiss sandwich, cauliflower soup, pepperslaw, gelatin.[Read more...]