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Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

AARP Driver Safety Refresher Program

            GEARS is hosting a 4-hour refresher course for people who have previously taken the eight-hour 55 Alive course.  This course will fulfill requirements for a continuing insurance discount from any auto insurer doing business in PA.  All participants MUST bring evidence of previous course completion to receive certificate.  Participants must bring a valid PA driver’s license.  Ages 50+.  Class is on Wednesday, November 28 from 2-6 pm at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Tom Mulleavy will instruct the class. Veterans and their spouse may participate for free. Registration is still required. Fee is $12 for AARP member and $14 for AARP non-member. To register go online at or call 367-0355.


Splash Bash

 Join GEARS for a “Splash Bash” at the Masonic Village Patton Pool on Friday, November 9 from 7:30-9:30 pm. The Splash Bash is open to all ages for a minimal fee of $3 per person.  Bring your swimsuit and a towel and join in the fun.  Advance registration is not required. You may pay at the door. Call 367-0355 or go online at for more details.


Roller Skating Night

 All ages are invited to come out for a fun night of skating/blading on Wednesday, November 14 from 6:30-8:30 pm at Doc’s Roller Review  (1733 East Harrisburg Pike, Middletown).  Fee is $5 ($2 additional for skate rental if needed).  Registration is accepted at the door. For more information contact GEARS at 367-0355.


Fall Bazaar

The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is sponsoring their annual Fall Bazaar. Look for treasures which will include clothing, books, bake sale, Chinese auction, food, attic trinkets and more!  All  you can eat pancake breakfast on November 10 sponsored by Conoy Lions Club. Bazaar hours are Friday, November 9 from 9 am-4 pm and Saturday, November 10 from 7-11 am at the GEARS Community Center (70 S. Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).


Radio City Music Hall “Christmas Spectacular”


Get into the Christmas Spirit! Travel to NYC to see the renowned Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular. Upon arrival, participants will have time to explore the city, have lunch, and/or do some Christmas shopping before the show. Trip is on Saturday, November 17. Bus will depart from Elizabethtown High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown) at 7 am.  Cost for the trip is $140 per person ($147 non-member).   For a detailed itinerary go online at or call 367-0355.


                        New York City – A Day on Your Own

GEARS will travel to New York City for a “day on your own” on Saturday, December 1.  Let us drive you to NYC to shop, sightsee, meet friends, visit a museum or walk down Fifth Avenue and view all the storefronts decorated for the Christmas Holiday.  Motor coach transportation will depart the Elizabethtown High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown) at 7 am arriving in NYC approximately 10 am.  Cost of the trip is $69 per person ($76 non-member).  Return time is approximately 11 pm.  Contact GEARS at or call 367-0355 to register today!


GEARS Fall 2012 Volleyball Tournament Results

October 25, 2012




Mens Open

1st        Chad Nolan/Jon Keller

2nd         Jason Peifer/Derick Smith


Mens AA/A

1st        Shannon Weaver/Lynn Stoner

2nd         Matt Orris/Jarrad Hankins


Mens BB

1st          Jeff Storck/Matt Depaoli      

2nd         Chad Herron/Dallas


Womens AA/A

1st          Miranda Wenger/Hannah Sorber                

2nd         Heather Manock/Heidi Stine


Fall 2012

GEARS Church Coed Sixes Volleyball League

As of Oct. 29, 2012




Division I                                      Wins           Losses

STP Lightning Bolts                                   21                   0

Brethren Bumpers                                      15                   3

MJMC Misfits                                             16                   8

EGBC                                                              8                      13

Etown BIC                                                    5                      19

Tornados                                                      4                      17



Division II                                     Wins           Losses

CBC Wolfpack                                             17                   7

Leaping Lutherans                                         13                   14

Bossler                                                         13                   14

Conoy                                                            9                      15

Alliance                                                        8                      19




Oct. 28 – results

MJMC Misfits over EGBC   25-19, 22-25, 25-14

Leaping Lutherans over Bossler   25-21, 25-23, 25-20

Bossler over Alliance   14-25, 25-17, 25-21


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