Photo by Candis Rieder
Knights Marching Band
The Knights Marching Band recently scored two first-place finishes in competitions and will compete again this weekend in Dubois.
The Hessel Valley Lutheran Church has issued a public thank you to all those who came out to the benefit chicken and biscuit dinner, Thursday, Sept. 29. All proceeds from the dinner are helping to defray the medical costs for Morgan Zaffino, 2 1/2 year old daughter of Mark and Melody Zaffino who was seriously injured in a tragic lawnmower accident. If you would still like to make a donation to the family, please contact the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church or one of the local area churches.
Soup and dessert
The Sugar Grove Free Library is once again planning to have the successful sixth annual soup, dessert and book fundraiser. It will be held at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 8 (Election Day), at 11 a.m. until all supplies are gone. The types of soups include cheesy potato or the vegetable beef. There will also be bread, crackers, and a choice of dessert, donated by some Sugar Grove hometown bakers. Dine in or carry out. There will also be a book sale with many books and DVD's materials to browse through. The cost for the event is just a donation to the library. If you would like more information, or are interested in donating ingredients for the soup or making a dessert, please contact the library staff at 489-7872. Mark your calendars to attend this event on Election Day.
The Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be the place for the Holiday Craft and Vendor show on Saturday, Nov. 19. There is room for dozens vendors to have tables at the show. If you would like to be scheduled to have a table for the sale, there is still room for more. Please contact Linda York at 489-7750 for more information.
A community lunch is provided at the local area churches. The first Friday of each month lunch is provided at the Mission Covenant Church. The 2nd Thursday lunch is provided at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. The third Wednesday lunch is provided at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. All lunches begin at 11:30 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend. All are invited to attend.
The Lottsville United Methodist Church will have a Harvest Dinner on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4:30 7:30 p.m. The menu includes turkey, stuffing, ham, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, harvest beets, rRolls, homemade pies and more.
Blue and Gold
The Knights Fall Sports teams have some great match ups happening this week.
On Friday, the Knights Varsity Football Team will travel to Cambridge Springs for a game that begins at 7 p.m. On Friday, Oct. 7, the Knights will return home with a great match against Youngsville.
The Knights Girls Soccer team will play an away match against Maplewood on Monday, Oct. 3, beginning at 4 p.m. and an away match against Oil City is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Knights Boys Soccer Team will play a match at home against Iroquois on Tuesday, Oct. 4, as well as a home match against Seneca on Thursday, Oct. 6; both games will begin at 4 p.m. The Knights Volleyball Team is heating up the court with a home game against Titusville on Tuesday, Oct. 4, beginning at 7 p.m. and then they have an away match against Youngsville on Thursday, Oct. 6, beginning at 7 p.m.
Sugar Grove Elementary School Picture Day is scheduled to be held at school on Oct. 20.
Reminder, that the Warren County School District will not be holding classes on Monday, Oct. 10. This is a professional development day for teachers.
The Knights Marching Band competed in Elizabeth at the Elizabeth Forward TOB Band competition and took first place. Then the band competed this past weekend in Somerset, and also took first place with a score of 76.6 This puts them in 9th place in their bracket. This weekend the band is off to compete in Dubois.
Eisenhower is hosting the Tournament Of Bands Championship Competition on Oct. 22. This will take place in lieu of the Echoes of Autumn competition. There will be between 15 to 20 marching bands competing, most from the greater Pittsburgh area, in hopes of making it to the Atlantic Coast Championships in Hershey the following weekend.
If anyone would like to help with the competition, you can call Kathy Mizak @757-8766. The band is also also looking for large gift basket donations as a fundraiser for the event.