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Attention All Clarion University Alumni: New Brewery in Clarion!

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How would you like to come back to Clarion and enjoy food and locally made beer? Clarion River Brewing Company – A Microbrewery Restaurant is coming to downtown Clarion in 2015! But, they need your help! Slippery Rock already has North Country Brewery, so we here in the Clarion Area should have one as well.

They have a goal of $30,000 dollars to be raised in a week! Can we help out with this? Any little bit can be put towards this campaign. Pledge as little as $1.00 or more!

Come back home to Clarion for fine foods, and wonderful locally produced beer!

For more information on this project, please visit their website

If you would like to donate or want more information on donating to this cause, please visit their Kickstarter Page Here.

 

We at the Foxburg Inn Hotel contributed, will you?!

 

 

We Listened To You!

We Listened To You!

Participants of the 2014 Nature Festival 5K Run/Walk said there were too many hills on the course. We have listened to your concerns! The course for the 2014 Foxburg Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 22nd is mostly flat.

The 5K Run/Walk will start out at the Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School. You will follow the dirt road to the beautiful RiverStone Farm. From there you will cut across a marked path that will take you through the woods and back to the high school. If you want to practice, there are red flags marking the course.

The 2014 Foxburg Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk is only a month away!

Don’t forget to go with the theme! Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes.

Click here to register now!

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We Support; 2014 Western PA School For The Deaf Auction & Gala

we-supportThis Friday, October 24th, Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf will be holding an Auction & Gala at the Edgewood Country Club. The proceeds from the Gala support the campaign for their new Residence, which was scheduled for completion in September.

The WPSD Residental Program is integral to the school; 40% of the student body from Kindergarten – 12th grade live in the dorm during the school week.

Feel free to contact Vicki Cherney, Director, for more information. 412.244.4207

 

Come Celebrate!!!

Come Celebrate!!!

It’s been 50 years since the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan show and changed America overnight! Enjoy the nostalgia of the Beatle’s musical brilliance with this superb Beatles Tribute Band.

Emlenton’s Crawford Center (511 Hill Street) will see the likes of John, Paul, George and Ringo on stage at 7:00 PM on Saturday, November 1st. Well..not really, but close enough to have you believing that you might be in the audience of the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, when the Fab Four made their US television debut. This will prove to be an affordably priced family night of fun and if you’re of the proper age, you may have to explain to your children how this English band took America and then the world, by storm.

Call to Reserve: 724 659-3153
Adults $15, Students $8 in advance; At the door $20 for Adults and $10 for Students

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We Support: Venango County 4-H Benefit Auction

We Support: Venango County 4-H Benefit Auction

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Come out and support the Venango County 4-H Benefit Auction held on November 1st at 5:00PM. The auction will take place at the Venango County Fairgrounds on Route 62 in Franklin. The Venango County 4-H Youth Programs will benefit from the Auction.

In Venango County, over 400 young people are involved in the 4-H program. The committee provides scholarships to youth who take part in such programs as 4-H Camp, Counselor Training, PA Capital Days, PA 4-H Achievement Days, 4;H Exchange, Teen Leadership Conferences, National Shooting Sports Educational Programs, Fashion Revue, PA Farm Show, and National 4-H Congress.

Money raised goes DIRECTLY to the 4-H youth program of Venango County. Last year, Venango County 4-H scholarships totaled over $9,000!

If you have any questions, please contact Patty Anderson at 814-437-7606 or pag2@psu.edu

 

We Support: Adam Bartley’s Benefit Spaghetti Dinner

We Support: Adam Bartley’s Benefit Spaghetti Dinner

 

Come support Adam Bartley and his family. They will be holding a benefit spaghetti dinner to help with Adam’s bone marrow transplant expenses.

The spaghetti dinner will be held on Sunday, October 19th at the Parker Fire Hall from 12:00pm – 5:00pm. The cost is $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for children.

There will also be a Chinese Auction and a 50/50 Raffle.

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A Beatles Tribute Concert!

A Beatles Tribute Concert

Save the Date! Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts will be Presenting A Beatles Tribute Concert!
The concert will be held at Emlenton’s Crawford Center (511 Hill Street, Emlenton, PA 16373) on Saturday, November 1st at 7:00PM.

You will not want to miss this concert! This will prove to be an affordably priced family night of fun and if you’re of the proper age, you may have to explain to your children how this English band took America and then the world, by storm.

Bill Zalewski, a Certified Financial Planner for Merrill Lynch has a passion for childhood wellness issues. An excellent musician himself, Bill found three other like-minded professionals and formed a band specializing in the music of the Beatles. They strive to limit their performances to helping charities and foundations that serve children’s issues raise money. This group donates their services as entertainers at high-level functions for these causes and are well regarded in these circles in the Pittsburgh region.
For this event, Bill and the band are donating their services in support of ARCA and its educational initiatives in the region.

To Reserve Presale Tickets, Please Call: 724 659-3153
Presale Tickets: Adults $15, Students $8
At The Door Tickets: Adults $20, Students $10

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We Support: Glade Run Foundation’s 2nd Annual Harvest Hoedown Benefit

We Support: Glade Run Foundation’s 2nd Annual Harvest Hoedown Benefit

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Join the Glade Run Foundation in their 2nd Annual Harvest Hoedown Benefit. It will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Blueberry Hill Park Activity Center, Franklin Park.

This annual fundraiser welcomes families from across the tri-state area for a hoot n’ hollering good time complete with a BBQ buffet, live bluegrass music and live & silent auctions. Everyone in attendance is sure to enjoy a spectacular evening; but the real beneficiaries of the event are the children of Glade Run.

Dollars raised at this worthwhile event support Glade Run’s quality programs for at-risk children and families. These children come to Glad Run as victims of abuse and neglect and suffer with emotional and behavioral health issues. Last year alone, Glade Run served more than 4,000 individuals in need. The Glade Run Foundation has been serving our community for 160 years, and your support will enable them to continue to provide traumatized children with hope for a brighter future.

For more information, please call Cheryl Martin (Development & Communications Coordinator) at 724-452-4453 Ext. 1277

 

We Support: Easter Seals Original Duck Race

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We Support: Easter Seals Original Duck Race

The Easter Seals Original Duck Race in conjunction with Franklin’s Applefest will be held on Sunday, October 5th @ 2:00PM at the fountain in Fountain Park. Prizes will be awarded!

The Duck Race is Easter Seals – Franklin Division’s largest fundraiser. Net proceeds from the Duck Race are applied to programs and services that provide children and adults with disabilities the skills, tools, and support they need to participate more fully within their families and communities.
Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania has been one of our community’s oldest and most respected non-profit organizations:

* Each year, more than 20,500 infants, children and adults with disabilities and their families receive Easter Seals services in 47 counties throughout Western Pennsylvania.
* $.98 of every dollar raised locally by Easter Seals remains right here in Western and Central Pennsylvania.

 

Easter Seals is unique from other health and human services providers. Easter Seals’ greatest strength comes from the people who are Easter Seals. Relationships between therapists and clients, between teachers and preschoolers, between staff and parents and between volunteers and staff. Helping children and adults with disabilities gain greater independence involves whole individuals, whole families, and support systems.

If you have questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact 814-437-3071. To learn more about Easter Seals Western and Central Pennsylvania visit www.eastersealswcpenna.org.

 

We Support; 21st Annual Chef Tasting Party & Auction

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The 21st Annual Chef Tasting Party and Auction, which benefits Community Care Connections, Inc will be held Sunday, October 5th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at The Mansion.

The Mansion is a beautifully restored Victorian mansion located approximately 30 miles north of Pittsburgh in Butler, PA.

Community Care Connections, Inc’s programs and services benefits infants, children and adults with disabilities.

Last year, this Party & Auction raised $24,000 dollars to help out Community Care Connections, let’s try to make this year even more successful!

For more information on the event, you can visit www.communitycareconnect.org or contact Cindy Harbison at (724)283-3198 ext. 250

We look forward to hearing how this year’s event goes!