A Benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held at Hessel Valley Lutheran Church in Chandlers Valley on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. for Lincoln Punch the baby who swallowed the button battery. Six month old Lincoln has recently come home after being in the hospital in Pittsburgh since April. While there he underwent many surgeries on his esophagus and trachea. He still is fed through a feeding tube and will need more surgery on his esophagus. All proceeds of the dinner will benefit Lincoln and his family who want to promote awareness of the danger of tiny batteries found in many children's toys and even clothing, as well as remote controls, thermometers, calculators, bathroom scales, and some greeting cards, etc. More information can be found on youtube under button batteries. The family of Lincoln would like to thank everyone in the community for their continued prayers and wonderful support.
The dinner will consist of spaghetti and meatballs with salad, as well as, homemade bread and desserts. Cost is a donation for Lincoln and his parents Tony and Jenny Punch.
Soup and dessert
The Sugar Grove Free Library is once again planning to have the successful 6th annual soup, dessert and book fundraiser. It will be held at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 8th (Election Day), at 11 a.m. until all supplies are gone. The types of soups we will have will be a choice of the ever popular cheesy potato or the delicious vegetable beef. There will also be bread, crackers, and a choice of dessert, donated by some of our best Sugar Grove hometown bakers. Dine in or carry out. There will also be a huge book sale with many books and DVD's materials to browse through. The cost for the event is just a donation to the library with our thanks. 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.
The Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be the place for the Holiday Craft and Vendor show on Saturday, November 19th. Three 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
Mark your calendars to come out for this great day of holiday shopping in Sugar Grove.
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.
The Knights Marching Band will host the Marching Band Chapter 8 Championship on Saturday, Oct. 22, at War Memorial Field in Warren. Gates will open at 2:30 p.m. and the shows start at 3 p.m. Gate fee will be $12 for adults and $6 for children.
Stamp Class Planned
The Sugar Grove Free Library will be hosting "Stamp out the Winter Blues!" Greeting Card and Rubber Stamping Classes will be on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 -8 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 12, from 6 -8 p.m. This event is fun for all skill levels. At each class, you will create two greeting cards. With the first card you will be using punches, markers, and glitter to create backgrounds. With the second card you will be using stamp positioner and a die cut machine. Techniques you will learn include double inking, stamping off, and embossing. The cost is just $6 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the library. Please call 489-7872 to reserve a spot
It is time to take yearbook orders for the 2011-12 Eisenhower Yearbook. The cost is $55. Payment plans are available. Contact Jostens.yearbook.com for more information.
Friday, Oct. 21, the WCSD will be observing a half day of school. Students will be dismissed at 11 a.m.
Sugar Grove AMVETS Post 50 auxiliary is teaming up with the Sugar Grove Elementary School to raise funds for the Warren County Humane Society. The project is called Pocket Change for Pets. The SGES class that raises the most money will receive a pizza party compliments of the ladies auxiliary. Donate to your loose change to your students and help them win.
Wendy Carrington, a certified Zumba instructor, will be offering classes in the Sugar Grove area. They will be held Mondays and Wednesdays at the Sugar Grove Elementary School from 3:45-4:30 p.m. and at the Lander United Methodist Church on Saturdays at 8 a.m. This fall session will run from now until Nov. 2. If you have any questions, you can call Wendy at 563-1690.
The Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church located at 210 Jamestown Street is the host site for the Northern part of Warren County for this program. Second Harvest is the major supplier of food to charitable agencies throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania. They obtain products from the organization's warehouse and distribute them to individuals and families facing hard times in 11 counties. The next Second Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12.
BBQ chicken dinner
A barbecue chicken dinner fund raiser will be held on Sunday at David Hoisington's shop 1 mile outside of town on Jackson Run Road. The cost of dinner will be a donation. The funds will go to help a group who is planning to travel on a missions trip to Kenya, Africa in January to assist with the building of a new orphanage.