St. Ursula School will be holding their 21st annual Pot O’ Gold Dinner and Auction on March 8th. The evening includes dinner, a silent auction, super basket raffles, a live auction, and a children’s art auction. This is St. Ursula’s single largest fund raising event of the year to help raise money for their school. For more information, please contact the school at 412-486-5511.
Reminisce Banquet Hall will be holding their 2nd annual Charity Ball this Saturday March 8th from 6pm to Midnight. The proceeds from the event will be going to at least two local charities which are voted upon that night by the guests attending. The event is sold out, so no more tickets can be purchased. However, we love supporting our local community. We hope the best for them and may they raise a lot of money for our local charities!
Feeling a little cabin fever and looking to get out of the house? Join Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School for their Small Ensembles Band Concert on Wednesday, March 5th at 7:00PM directed by Mr. Scott DiTullio. The Small Ensembles Band allows each section of the band to be featured in a song. Be there to support your local junior/senior high school students, and their hard work. Check out the school calendar for all upcoming school events. The Foxburg Inn Hotel wants our local students to know that we are proud of the efforts they put into balancing schoolwork and extracurricular activities!
If you have children in school, then you know Read Across America Day is coming up. It is Monday, March 3rd at Allegheny-Clarion Valley Schools. Read Across America Day is celebrated annually nationwide to commemorate Dr. Seuss’s birthday. It was created by the National Education Association as an initiative to get children, families, and communities motivated to read. So snuggle up in this cold weather with your favorite book, or introduce the popular Dr. Seuss books to family, friends, or neighbors. Help encourage children and young adults to set aside time in their day to relax and read.
The Foxburg Inn Hotel will be Closed Tuesday March 4th – Thursday March 6th for Emergency Plumbing Repairs. We will not be taking reservations for those days either online or by phone. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will be up and running again Friday the 7th.
Tomorrow, Saturday March 1st, the “War Fights” Relay for life team will hold it’s first annual Mardi Gras Reverse Raffle and Chinese Auction. This will be held at the Elks Club in Greenville, PA. The monies raised will be donated to the American Cancer Society, through Relay for Life, to help find a cure for cancer.
For more information, please contact Trichelle at 724-456-7555
The Junior Women’s Club of Butler will be holding their 13th annual benefit tomorrow Saturday March 1st. This is called TWILIGHT MAGIC “Hats Off to the Derby” It’s being held at the Days Inn in Butler, PA. The evening’s activities will include silent auctions, basket raffles, appetizers, dinner dancing and networking with friends of the community.
Tickets cost $50 each and can be purchased by visiting their website here, or by contacting Chelynne Curci at 724-713-0145.
Clarion Rotary Club members will be hosting their 34th annual radio auction on Saturday, March 15, 2014. This will be aired live on C93FM(92.7) and WWCH 1300AM. The rotary is an organization that provides volunteer services to our community. Some of the past projects include:
* $1000.00 annual scholarship(Amy Davis Scholarship) available to residents of Clarion County based on academics and volunteerism. Details can be found on clarionrotary.com.
*$500 annual Clarion Career Center Scholarship( Tom Burkhardt Scholarship) for outstanding students.
*$750 High School Youth Scholarships for 10 students to attend a World Affairs Conference at the Pittsburgh Convention Center.
* Polio Plus Fundraiser to eradicate polio from the last four countries where it is still prevalent. These countries are Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nigeria. Project includes education and fundraising from area students. In 2008-2009 they raised a total of $3,900.
They also provide financial support to local businesses such as:
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ACRA will be kicking off it’s spring schedule with a St. Patrick’s Day concert featuring Carnival of Souls on Friday March 14 at 7:00pm at Lincoln Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Sunday, March 30- Chatham Baroque: Bach and Beyond at Lincoln Hall starting at 2pm. There will be a Bach Birthday Cake and Coffee reception after the concert. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for ARCA members and 10$ Students.
Saturday, April 12- Ragtime Era: Tom Roberts and The Allegheny City Ragtime Orchestra at 7:00 pm in Lincoln Hall. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for ARCA members and $10 for students.
Sunday April 27- Piano Extravaganza: Alvin Zhu, Classical Pianist at Lincoln Hall starting at 2:00pm. Wine and Cheese will be served. Seating is Limited. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for ARCA members.
C & A Trees will be hosting a Spring Flower Workshop Saturday, March 1 at2:00pm. Workshop includes Seminar, a hanging basket that you will plant and hors d’oeuvres. Guest speakers for the seminar are Tom O’Connel, from Star Roses and Plants, Producers of Knock out Roses and Drift Roses, and Doug Parkinson from Proven Winners.
Your basket will be cared for by C & A Trees and must be picked up by May 2, 2014. There will also be door prizes and 10% off shopping all day. Tickets are $40.00 per person and are available by calling or stopping by C & A Trees. For more information or to reserve your tickets call 814-745-3232.
C & A Trees is located 1 1/2 miles South of the Clarion Mall. Seating is Limited so don’t delay. Reserve your seat now!