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Archive for January 2016

M&M Mars Lecture Series

Jan 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Four years ago, M&M Mars, a global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products, with a branch in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, partnered with the Elizabethtown College Department of Business to create an Executive Lecture Series. The series is geared toward bringing senior level executives from various industries to talk about their businesses and engage the audience in discussions about programs that are offered to customers. The executives scheduled to speak in January and February come from communications, finance, economic development and planning. All lectures take place at 11 a.m. at the College and are free. The series continues through[Read more...]

Senior Center activities week of January 14

Jan 7th, 2016 | 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, January 14: 8:30-9:30am walking, 9am Sewing, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 10:30am Pennies From Heaven, 12:30 Pinochle, 1pm Bridge. Lunch will be: sloppy joe sandwich, veggie soup, 3 bean salad, peaches. Friday, January[Read more...]

GEARS News January 4

Jan 4th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Field Scheduling Meeting              GEARS is holding the 2016 Elizabethtown Area Field Scheduling Meeting on Monday, February 8 at 7:00 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 (beside the GEARS Office at the lower level of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School, 600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  This is a mandatory meeting for leagues, associations and groups interested in utilizing Elizabethtown Borough, West Donegal Township, Mount Joy Township and/or Elizabethtown Area School District athletic fields/facilities.  Organizations should have a representative attend to review regulations, facility stipulations and to discuss facility requests.  Make certain to bring specific dates, times and field requests[Read more...]

Health Watch: How Bottled Water Affects Your Teeth

Jan 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Courtesy of Knowlton Dental Associates Millions of Americans are embracing a healthy lifestyle and turning to bottled water as part of their diet. Bottled water is often marketed as being better for you, but it may be doing your teeth a disservice. Your bottled water could be missing some elements that promote oral health. For over 60 years, the United States has been involved in a public health program called community water fluoridation. Many communities throughout the nation added fluoride to their water supply, and the result was a significant decrease in childhood cavities. In fact, community water fluoridation is[Read more...]