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Sawmill Center for the Arts To Hold Wellness Week


Wellness Week will be held from August 9-13 at the Sawmill Center for the Arts, in Cooksburg, PA. Session will be held daily from 10 AM. until 11 AM. From Acupuncture to Tai Chi, various sessions will be held throughout the week addressing a variety of health and wellness topics for children and adults. Adult sessions will cost $10; children’s sessions are free of charge. Please register by calling the Sawmill Center for the Arts at (814) 927-6655 by August 5th.

Deadline to enter the ‘Get on the Trail!’ Business Plan Contest is next week

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The deadline for entries in the Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism's annual "Get on the Trail" entrepreneurial contest is fast approaching.

'Miracles From Heaven' To Be Shown

'Miracles From Heaven'

On July 23 at Concord Presbyterian Church 'Miracles From Heaven' will be shown in an outdoor setting under the stars for all to enjoy. This is a newly released movie and rated PG. Food will be available and the movie is free, but we are asking for each person coming to bring a can of food for the Perry Township Food Bank. Bring you lawn chair and a friend for this wonderful night of family, fun, and fellowship! Hope to see you. Doors open at 8 with movie beginning at dusk. If it rains the movie will be shown indoors.

Paint Class at the Emlenton VFD - April 23rd

Painting Class at the Emlenton VFD April 23

 A paint class will be held on April 23 at 5:00 P.M. at the Emlenton VFD. It'll be fun and it's for all artistic levels.

The cost is $35 per person and includes all supplies and step by step instructions.

The paint class will be conducted by Steele's Brushes & Lushes.

A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Emlenton Vol. Fire Department.

Head Start, Early Head Start and Pre-K Celebrates Week of the Young Child


Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc. invites local communities to join in celebrating "THE WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD" that will be held April 11- 15, 2016. The theme of the week is "Celebrating Our Youngest Learners". The purpose of this week is to inform the public about early childhood programs and to recognize the importance and benefits of early intervention. Additionally, it is a time to draw attention to the needs of young children and their families and plan how to better care for all young children.

CVF County Farm Bureau Scholarships Awarded


Seven scholarships were awarded by lottery to area students at the Spring Meeting of the CVF County Farm Bureau.  There were 34 applicants from local Pennsylvania Farm Bureau members.
Six, $500 scholarships were given to the following students:

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Perdue Foods LLC, Recalls Chicken Nugget Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

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WASHINGTON, March 5, 2016 – Perdue Foods LLC, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,530pounds of chicken nugget products (produced for Applegate Farms) that may be contaminated with extraneous plasticmaterials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday.

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