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GEARS News September 21

Sep 21st, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page, News

Tennis Lessons

             GEARS is offering Tennis Lessons for ages 4-16 this Summer.  All classes will meet on Tuesdays, October 6-November 3, at the Elizabethtown Area High School Tennis Courts (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). Brenda McBride will instruct.  To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355

Beginner Tennis Lessons for ages 4-7 will focus on building basic tennis fundamentals and cultivating a love of the game through drills and fun games. Class time is from 5:15-6 pm. Fee is $45 for GEARS members ($52 non-members).

Intermediate Lessons for ages 8-13 who are beyond the beginner level but need work refining their technique. Focus will be on moving, hitting, and match play skills. Recommended for those who aspire to be on the high school tennis team. Lessons are from 6-7 pm. Fee is $50 for GEARS members ($57 non-members).


 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 15 from 7-9 pm at the GEARS Recreation Room #2 in the basement of the Elizabethtown Area Middle School (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Class is $10 per person for GEARS members and $14 per class for non-members.  For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at


 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, October 14 from 2-6 pm at the Elizabethtown Area Senior Center (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Art Rettew will instruct the class. Registration is required. Fee is $15 for AARP member and $20 for AARP non-member. To register go online at or call 367-0355.


Paint & Wine

           Get a few friends together and come out for a night of painting, wine and fun! Joni Farley, Owner/Artist, will be teaching these classes where all are welcome. No prior art experience necessary! All supplies included in fee. Participants can bring their own drinks and snacks as you create a seasonal painting. Ages 21+. Class is on Friday, October 16 and November 13 from 6-8 pm at the Artisan Republic (1 S. Market St., Suite 101, E-town).  Fee is $40 for members ($47 non-members). To register or for more information, go online at or call GEARS at 367-0355.


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