On Sunday, June 6, seniors in the 2010 class at Eisenhower High School, friends, family and faculty gathered for a baccalaureate service at 2 p.m.
Student Brent Foster was the pianist for the afternoon. The Fantasia Choral group under the direction of Denise Pearson provided music. The speakers for the service were Pastor Preston Cathcart of the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church and Rev. Todd Venman, pastor of the Wiltsie Community Church in Russell.
Eisenhower High School seniors gathered Sunday, June 6 with their family, friends, and faculty for the Baccalaureate Service. A graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Friday.
Each year the service is sponsored by the senior class in cooperation with the Warren County Ministerial Association.
The Eisenhower High School class of 2010 will hold its graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday in the gymnasium.
The annual Chandlers Valley Sale Day is slated for Saturday June 19. There are plenty of sale sites available at the ball field for a vendor $10 site fee.
The Chandlers Valley Community Center will also be having a Chicken BBQ Dinner during Sale Day event from 1 p.m. until supplies are gone.
For more information or to secure a sale site, call 489-3880.
CV Community Center
The Chandlers Valley Area Community Center has announced that the winner of the new Grillmaster, four-burner gas grill and a $25 gift certificate for Town & Country Store is Kevin Nicklas.
Proceeds benefit operations of the Chandlers Valley Community Center. Lawson Brothers Quality Auto sponsored cost of the tickets and Herkey Brooks Sr. provided the gift certificate.
Sugar Grove American
Sugar Grove American Legion Post 758 presented its annual scholarships to members of the EMHS 2010 graduating class.
Randy Tack presented the Post 758 scholarships to Nicole Morine, Rebecca Stelter and Sarah Lundmark and the Sugar Grove Sons of the American Legion presented scholarships to Ashley Hitchcock and Meghan Stanton.
Sugar Grove Sale Day
Get ready now for Sugar Grove Sale Days taking place on Saturday, July 31. Spend some time now and empty out those closets, basements, and attics and get your treasures ready for selling.
It's time again for the Annual Eisenhower High School Barnyard Classic 3 on 3 Basketball tournament on Saturday, June 26.
The cost is $64 per team. Final applications must be postmarked by June 15 and all brackets will be completed by June 21. The Tournament will be held at Eisenhower High School in the parking lot.
Every effort will be made to hold the tournament on Saturday only. Registration runs from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. on June 26. Teams must be registered 30 minutes prior to their first game time. Games will begin at 9 a.m. There will be boys and girls free throw and three-point shot competitions with prize awarded (fee of $1 per player per contest).
For more information, visit www.barnyardclassic.com. There will be a concession stand available with a variety of food and drink items for sale throughout the day. All proceeds from the day benefit Eisenhower Lady Knights Basketball Boosters.
180 Days Complete
Wednesday, June 9 was the last day of classes in the Warren County School District. The 2010/11 school year begins on Aug. 31.
Summer Day Camp
Sugar Grove Summer Day Camp begins on Monday, June 10.
This camp has been a service to the community for more than 20 years. Students entering grades kindergarten through grade seven this fall are eligible to attend Summer Day Camp. Day Camp will continue through Aug. 20 and runs from 6:45 a.m. through 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Both educational and physical fitness activities are provided for the students. The Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church has been granted a license from the state of Pennsylvania to provide these day care services. The Day Camp facility, program and staff meet all state regulations as a licensed facility.
With weekly themes and field trips, there is a lot of activity certain to keep even the children busy and engaged. For more information on the program and the options of full-time, part-time or drop-in care, contact the day camp office at 489-3105.
Weekly themes for this year's camp are based on the Fruits of the Spirit. Week One Love and Neighbors with a field trip to an Amish Farm, Week Two theme is Joy and Crocodile Dock with a field trip scheduled to go swimming. Week Three theme is Peace and Bon Voyage with a field trip scheduled to the beach. Week Four theme is Patience and Pirates of the Caribbean with a field trip scheduled to Chapman Dam State Park. Week Five theme is Kindness and At the Pond with a field trip scheduled to the Jamestown Audubon Nature Center. Week Six theme is Goodness and Striking it Rich with a field trip scheduled to Drake's Well Museum. Week Seven theme is Faithfulness and Backyard and Bugs with a field trip scheduled to Kinzua Dam. Week Eight theme is Gentleness and Make it or Break it with a field trip scheduled to Erie Children's Museum and Presque Isle State Park. Week Nine theme is Self-Control and Back to the Farm with a trip to the Warren County Fair and Hammersley's Farm. Week Ten theme is Dip into Culture with events at the Corn Festival and Waldameer Park and Splash Lagoon. Dates and field trip may change due to scheduling conflicts.
Pathways to Petals
Pathways to Petals Garden Tour will be hosted by the Pine Grove Township Lioness Club on July 10. Anyone living in Farmington, Pine Grove, or Elk townships who has gardens they would like to display may join this tour.
If someone is considering starting a new garden, this is a perfect time. There will be a monetary prize awarded for the best new garden started this year. The Pine Grove Township Lioness Club holds many fund-raising events each year, with the proceeds going to help all communities' families in times of disaster. The Lioness Club also supports the Pine Grove Lions Club in its fund-raising efforts for their sight funds.
To register for the garden tour, contact Pat Strickland at 757-4763.
SGES Fun Day
Thursday, June 3 was the Sugar Grove Elementary School annual Fun Day.This year's theme was "Americana" and everything was red, white, and blue all day long.
The students learned traditional games like tug of war, and had sack races. Classes visited the Sugar Grove Library. Throughout the day you could see students playing baseball, the great American past time. They also watched a short movie about America that taught students how to be more patriotic. There were events with tricycle races, bean bag toss, squirt guns, relay races, and even cow tipping.
Miracle Mountain joined the school and worked with the students on confidence course elements. They also shared peach cobbler. The students learned some line dances and got 'inked'.
The annual Sugar Grove Elementary picnic luncheon was also grilled up by the cafeteria staff.