Honoring 9/11 victims
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Sugar Grove Community came together to participate in the Annual National Freedom Walk. The event is held each year to remember those victims and heroes from 9-11. Paul Tutmaher from AMVETS Post #50 spoke prior to the walk and encouraged everyone to continue to remember those brave men and women from 9-11. The walk proceeded through the streets of the Sugar Grove borough with the community walking behind the Veterans Color Guard. Thank you to all those who came out to support the event.
Old School Night
9-11 Memorial Walk
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Sugar Grove Community came out to take part in the Annual Freedom Walk to remember those victims and heroes of 9-11.
The Sugar Grove Elementary School is holding an Old School Night. This will be an Ice Cream Social and Open House held on Tuesday from 6:15 p.m. 8 p.m. The Sugar Grove School has been a part of our community for years and organizers want to celebrate all that has happened within its walls. The cost is a donation of $1.50 at the door. There will be numerous photos of the past Sugar Grove Schools to gaze at. You can also check out the baskets to be auctioned off and of course, enjoy an ice cream treat. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Bob and Sherry Hagberg Family. For many years Sherry has been part of the SGES family. Mark your calendars and plan to attend our Old School Night and celebrate our Community School.
The next selection for the September Book Club will be, "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende. This is a choice of Nicole Haight. We hope all you Lit-Wits can join us for the next Book Club which will be held on September 24th at the Library.
Lottsville Heritage Days
Lottsville Heritage Day Committee would like to thank these agencies for coming to its 7th Annual event. Love, Inc., EOC, Rouse Home Facilities, Sugar Grove Library, Hill and Dale Garden Club, Warren Transit, The Shetler Family and WCCBI. Also many thanks to those who came out and helped both Friday and Saturday to set-up, tear-down or just came to the event on such a rainy Saturday. It turned out to be a nice day despite the showers. The organizers look forward for your continued support in the future; so mark your calendar for September 14, 2013. And just a tip in 2015 we are planning our 200th Anniversary.
Praise in the Park II
The Sugar Grove Community Park will once again be home to Praise in the Park II. The date set is Saturday, Sept. 15, in the Sugar Grove Park from 6 8 p.m. Bring your lawn chair and your snacks and prepare to enjoy a great concert of Praise music.
This concert will feature the band, "Good Little Giants". Check out some of the band's youtube videos. Band members are Scott Phillips - Scott toured with his music for 10 years and was based out of Nashville; Shane Maze - Shane is from our community and from a very young age toured playing bluegrass music with the Stuart Family; Kira Spencer Kira for years has been a part of local musicals and productions here in the area and been a contestant in various local idol contests.
Message from the Mount
The Miracle Mountain Ranch will present a service including Bosco, the Long Horn Steer at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 23. Service will be outdoors beginning at 11 a.m. Bring your lawn chair. Everyone is welcome to stay for a picnic lunch after the service.
If you are interested in local history, a treat is in store for you this Sunday! As Hessel Valley Lutheran Church in Chandlers Valley celebrates their 158th anniversary, Dr. Julie Lindblom Boozer will present the history of the coming of Swedish immigrants to the area. Hessel Valley is the oldest Swedish Lutheran Church continuously holding services east of the Mississippi, having been founded by the earliest Swedish immigrants to this area. Everyone is welcome to attend. The service begins at 11:00 a.m. on September 16th and all are invited to stay for a meal following the service.
House of Hope
There will be a Benefit Spaghetti Dinner for "House Of Hope of Warren County" at Hessel Valley Lutheran Church on Thursday, September 27th, 4:30 - 6:30pm. House of Hope has applied for non-profit status and is close to obtaining a house to serve as a transitional home for women in Warren County. For more information on "House of Hope" check their website at www.herhouseofhope.wix.com/houseofhope. The dinner will consist of homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs, salad with homemade dressing, and homemade bread and dessert. The cost is a free will donation. All proceeds will benefit House of Hope of Warren County.