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2015 Nature Festival Activities to Benefit local organizations

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Skye’s Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is located on 15 acres in Venango County.  Since opening in 1998, SSWRC has cared for and released hundreds of injured, sick and orphaned wild animals and birds.  They accept Birds of Prey, Small Mammals, White Tail Deer Fawns, Waterfowl, Songbirds, Bats and Native Reptiles.  Open 7 days a week to intake wildlife for care, Please call to schedule a time to visit at 814-786-9677.  You can also visit their website by clicking here   or visit their Facebook page by clicking here. Come out and join for 2015 Nature Festival May 16 & 17, schedule of events and registration


We Support Gala of Gifts

Friday April 17, 2015 the New Castle Christian Academy will be hosting their Gala of Gifts event. There will be a chinese, silent, and live auction.  Proceeds from this event  help fund a new computer lab at the academy.  For more information you can contact Rochelle Widdofield at 724-658-5858 or by email nccawiddowfield@gmail.com


Come run with us! Nature Festival 2015 5K!

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Sunday, May 17th is the annual Nature Festival 5K. The run will be held at beautiful Riverstone Farms! Come join us for a scenic run/walk along the Allegheny River! Registration will start at 8:30am and the race will begin at 10am.

For more information or to register for the event online, please visit here.

If you’d like to fill out an application and send it to us via mail, click here to download > 2015 Nature Festival 5K Run

We look forward to seeing you at the race!


Nature Festival 2015 5K Run/Walk

001 (2)It’s that time of year again! We will be holding our annual Nature Festival the weekend of May 16th and 17th, 2015.

The 5K will be held at Riverstone Estate on May 17th. Registration will begin at 8:30a.m. and the race will start at 10:00a.m.

You can print out an application by going to to the website here.

Or you can register online by going here.

You may also stop in by The Foxburg Inn Hotel to get an application form.

We can’t wait to see you!



We Support: Twilight Magic “Twilight in the Emerald Isle”


The General Federation of Women’s Clubs Junior Women’s Club of Butler will be holding their 14th annual benefit, TWILIGHT MAGIC “Twilight in the Emerald Isle”. This event will take place Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Days In Butler Conference Center in Butler. The evening’s activities include silent auctions, basket raffle, appetizers, dinner, dancing and networking with friends of the community. Proceeds generated from this event will be gifted to the Butler County Alliance for Children, the Visiting Nurses Association-Western PA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County, Butler County Federated Library System and the Butler County Humane Society.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting their website at butlerjrwomens.com or by contacting Angela Corrado Hoppe at 412-295-2870.


ARCA Presents: Alexander String Quartet with Alex Chien, Piano.


Celebrated for their performances of “uncompromising power, intensity and spiritual depth”, the internationally acclaimed Alexander String Quartet will return to Lincoln Hall on Sunday, March 1 at 2:00pm with pianist, Alec Chien to open ARCA’s 2015 season. They promise to warm your hearts and lift late-winter spirits with passionate and soulful performances of master chamber works – truly world class music making right here in the Allegheny River Valley. Join us and be inspired by these consummate artists who critics have said “seemed not so much to be playing the music as breathing it.”

ARCA membership donations of $100 and above which are received before March 1 will entitle those Bronze and above members to attend a post-concert Meet the Artist reception at RiverStone Mansion with the Alexander String Quartet. You may Become a Member online entitling to you to experience this wine and cheese reception at the stately and beautiful RiverStone estate.

To reserve tickets for this event:
To Reserve call 724 659-3153; Adults $25, Members $20, Students $10.


Don’t Miss this Event!


The Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District in Foxburg, Pennsylvania would like to invite you to their upcoming event. The ACV School District has the fantastic opportunity to be hosting the PMEA District 3 Jazz Band Festival on Feb. 19th & 20th at the high school.

There will be 20 school districts participating and 54 students representing those schools; as well as three outstanding guest conductors (Dr. Eddie Severn, Mr. Kevin McManus, and Mr. Michael Krach)!

They would like to give a Special thanks to our local businesses for their great support: The Foxburg Inn, the Foxburg Pizza Shop and the Allegheny Grille.

There will also be a special concert on Thursday night. The Slippery Rock University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, under the direction of Dr. Jason Kush, will be performing a concert.


Thursday, Feb. 19th @ 8:00PM – Slippery rock University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo Concert (FREE ADMISSION)

Friday, Feb. 20th @ 7:00PM – PMEA District 3 Jazz Band Festival Concert ($5.00 admission fee)

For more information, please contact the Allegheny-Clarion Valley School at 724-659-4661


Moving Forward Is Tough..


Please help The Newbury’s and Amy Whitehill if you can..

Click here to donate to The Newbury’s & The Emlenton Mill.

Click here to donate to Amy Whitehill & Amy’s Closet.


We Support: Benefit for Bill Showers

Family & friends along with Clarion County Rod & Gun Club will be hosting a benefit “Picnic” dinner along with Bingo and a Chinese Auction on Saturday, February 21 at the Clarion County Rod & Gun Club, 305 Miller Street in Knox. Please contact Michelle Reid 814-316-5787 or Stacy Showers 814-227-7469 for more details.


We Support: Benefit Dinner for Harold Gerwick & Kyle Frishkorn

The family and friends of Harold & Kyle will be holding a benefit dinner and chinese auction on February 14, 2015 from 3-6:30 at the Six Points Church. The cost is $10 for adults, $7 for students, children under 5 free. If you have any question, please call Debbie at 724-791-2333