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Elizabethtown Area School District To Honor Local Veterans

Oct 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

  October 17, 2017- The Elizabethtown Area School District will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 10, the day before the actual holiday, to honor our community’s military veterans. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. in front on Elizabethtown Area High School (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022). The public is encouraged to attend to join our students, faculty and staff as we pay tribute to veterans from the greater-Elizabethtown area. The program affords our local school officials and high school students an opportunity to salute local veterans for their service and sacrifice to the[Read more...]

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...]


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.

EAHS Orchestra to Perform Pops Concert

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

October 5, 2017- The 68-member Elizabethtown Area High School Orchestra will present its 2017 Pops Concert in the Brossman Ballroom at Masonic Village on Thursday Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. The theme for this year’s concert is “GO WEST!” Familiar music will include themes from movie Westerns “Magnificent Seven,” “Hang ‘Em High,” and “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly;” fiddle tunes of French, Irish, Scottish, and Mexican origin; and the iconic theme from “The Lone Ranger” (borrowed from the William Tell Overture). Other pieces will portray life on the prairie (“Prairie song”), Native American harvest dance (“Anasazi”), and a[Read more...]

EAHS hosting corn maze to benefit Four Diamonds Fund

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

  October 4, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School’s Mini-THON Committee invites the community to attend its annual Corn Maze on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-9 p.m. at the Brubaker Farm, 1035 Union School Road, Mount Joy. There is a $5 entrance fee to the Corn Maze, which includes the Corn Maze and a hayride. Refreshments will also be sold at the event. The Elizabethtown Area High School Mini-THON Committee raises money for the Four Diamonds, a non-profit organization at Penn State Children’s Hospital whose goal is to conquer pediatric cancer. This is a non-spooky family friendly event, and fun for[Read more...]

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...]