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Senior Center activities week of December 28

Dec 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Thursday, December 28: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:30am Dominoes, 11:00 Uno/ Skip-bo, 12:30 Pinochle and/or Bridge. Lunch will be: Center Special Lunch. Reservation area must. Friday, December 29: 9:00 am Walking, 10:00am Bible Study or Table Games, 11:00am Craft, video, puzzles. Lunch will be: baked chicken breast with gravy, rice pilaf, oriental vegetable, pineapple delight. Monday, January 1: Center is closed. Happy New Year ! Tuesday, January 2: 9:00am Walking, 9:30am Morning Stretch, 11:00am Po-Ke-no, 11:45 Ruthie’s Reading 1:00 2018 resolutions. Lunch will be: country Fries Steak with gravy, cheesy whipped potatoes, peas & carrots, cookie. Wednesday, January 3:[Read more...]



Former EAHS Principal Dan Serfass Returning to EASD as Assistant to the Superintendent

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

December 14, 2017- At its Dec. 12 action meeting, the Elizabethtown Area School District board of education unanimously approved the hiring of its former high school principal Dan Serfass as the assistant to the superintendent for learning. Serfass will replace Amanda Hann, who will be leaving for the Donegal School District in mid-January. Serfass will re-join the District in June 2018 at the completion of his commitment to service of our military connected youth. Serfass was hired following an extensive search process that involved a series of interviews. The interview team was comprised of district and school administrators, teachers, and[Read more...]



EAHS December students of the month named

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Article, News

December 12, 2017- Elizabethtown Area High School seniors Hannah Ruby and Austin Denlinger were named the Elizabethtown Rotary Club’s students of month for December. Ruby and Denlinger were honored for their high academic achievement and extensive involvement in school, and community service activities. Ruby is the daughter of Greg and Nikki Ruby of Bainbridge. She is a member of the prestigious National Honor Society. Ruby is active with the school newspaper where she serves as opinion editor. She is a member of the competition science team and Key Club. Ruby is treasurer for the Class of 2018.   Ruby is active[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of December 21

Dec 18th, 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, December 21: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:00am Craft Class, 11:00 Uno/ Skip-bo, 12:30 Pinochle and/or Bridge. Lunch will be: chicken pot pie, Mixed vegetables, coleslaw, seasonal fruit. Friday, December[Read more...]



Jilka earns BSA honor

Dec 18th, 2017 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Maria Jilka, daughter of Joe and Ruth Jilka of Elizabethtown, has been awarded the Summit Award by the Boy Scouts of America. The Summit Award is the highest award of Venturing, an inclusive program through the Boy Scouts of America, for boys and girls aged 14-21. The Summit Award goes to those Venturers who have matured in their personal direction, skills, and life competencies, and who have accepted the responsibility to mentor others and serve their communities in a lasting way. Maria is the first recipient of the Summit Award in the New Birth of Freedom Council. Maria is a member[Read more...]



GEARS News December 18

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

Yoga Classes Offered             Gentle/Beginner Yoga – Learn fundamental yoga postures using safe alignment and modifications, slowly build strength, flexibility and balance. Mind, breathe and body connection are introduced and emphasized. This is a slow and mindful class for any fitness level. Please bring a yoga mat. Ages 14+. Class is on Thursdays, Jan 4-March 1, from 10:30-11:30 am.             Vinyasa Yoga – Vinyasa flow style yoga featuring mind, breathe and body connection. Build heat and sensation in strength poses, flow and balance. Detoxifying, strengthening and lengthening of the muscles will be achieved. Previous yoga experience is a plus but[Read more...]



Senior Center activities week of December 14

Dec 5th, 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, December 14: 9:00 am Walking, 9:30am Shuffleboard, 10:30am ABC,123 with Preschool Class, 10:30 Medicare Updates, 12:30 Pinochle and/or Bridge, 1:00 Advisory Council. Lunch will be: pork chop, whipped potatoes, cabbage,[Read more...]



Elizabethtown Area School District 2017 Holiday Concert Series

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

  December 1, 2017- Ring in the season by joining the Elizabethtown Area School District’s Music Department for four evenings of festive holiday music. At each concert, the district’s talented student-musicians will perform a variety of seasonal favorites beloved by all. All four public concerts are open to the public and free of charge. The schedule of performances is as follows:   Elizabethtown Area Middle School Holiday Concert ~ Part 1 Monday, December 11, 2017, at 7:00 PM (EAHS Auditorium) Featuring the EAMS Chorus and Orchestra   Elizabethtown Area High School Holiday Concert Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 7:00 PM[Read more...]