Saturday, there will be a benefit dinner held for Samuel Lindell. Samuel is the 3-year-old son of Mike and Jodie (Passinger) Lindell and the younger brother of Caleb Lindell. Samuel was diagnosed two years ago with leukemia and has recently suffered a relapse. This benefit is to help his family with medical and travel expenses.
The event will be a spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction, along with a 50/50 held at the Lander Fire Hall on Saturday starting at 4 p.m. through 7 p.m. or until supplies are gone. The cost is a donation to the family. If you are interested in helping at the dinner or donating items, please contact Steve and Chris Chase at 489-3007 or Larry and Jane Condron at 489-3142.
Photo by Candis Rieder
More than 50 people from the Sugar Grove area take part in Hands on Cooking Night – The final class of the 09-10 school year will be held June 2 at WAEC. This class will be on Outdoor Summer Grilling.
Photo by Candis Rieder
Imaginative Preschool in Sugar Grove is getting ready for May field trips, graduation, and next year’s kindergarten. The school is now accepting applications for the 2010-11 school year. Pictured here is Director Julie Harrington with a group of students. If you would like more information on May events or to register for next year, you can contact the school at 489-3105.
Spring story hour
at the library
Story Hour at the Sugar Grove Free Library will be held every Thursday at 11:30 a.m. starting May 6 through 27. Story Hour is a four- week program for preschool age children. The children receive their first library card, read stories, have fun with other children their age, and learn about the library.
Pre-registration at the library is appreciated. Please contact the library at 489-7872 for registration information.
With the 2009/2010 school year coming to an end it is time to think ahead to fall. The Imaginative Preschool in Sugar Grove is now taking applications for their fall 2010/11 classes. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be three on or before September 1st to enter the 3-year-old class.
Children must be four on or before September 1st to enter the 4-5 year old class. There are two 4-5 year old classes and one 3 year old class. Classes for 4-5 year olds meet on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. 11:30 a.m. or Tuesdays & Thursdays from 12:30 3 p.m. and Wednesdays from 9 11:30 a.m. The 3 year old class meets Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30 3 p.m. Class times and schedules are subject to change depending on the need in the community. A tour of the class room, registration information, and a chat with the teachers can be arranged by contacting the school at 489-3105.
Clean-up in township
The Sugar Grove Community Clean up Day is going to be held Saturday, May 15th. From 8 a.m. 1 p.m. The drop off place is the Sugar Grove Township Building. This Clean up is for Sugar Grove Township residents only. The cost is $5 per load. Please remember no batteries, oil, hazardous materials, asbestos, propane tanks, no televisions, monitors, computers, tires or wet paint is allowed to be dropped off. If you have any questions, you may contact the Sugar Grove Township Building at 489-7809.
Clean-up in borough
The Sugar Grove Community Clean up Day is going to be held Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. The drop off place is in the parking lot is across from the Sugar Grove Post Office. This Clean up is for Sugar Grove Borough residents only. The cost is $5 per load. Please remember NO batteries, oil, hazardous materials, asbestos, no televisions, monitors, computers, tires or wet paint is allowed to be dropped off. If you have any questions, you may contact the Sugar Grove Borough Building at 489-7822.
The Eisenhower High School Choir thanks the members of the Warren County community for their support of its Tag Days fundraiser last weekend. These donations help the EMHS choir purchase new music and equipment and fund exciting opportunities for the singers. This weekend, forty members of the senior high choir are enjoying a four day trip to New York City. The group is attending two Broadway shows, participating in a Broadway Classroom workshop, touring the Metropolitan Museum of Art, visiting Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, as well as general sightseeing by foot, bus, subway, and boat. Again, thank you to all who donated both at tag days and throughout the year to make all these events possible for our music students.
On Thursday, May 6, students at Eisenhower High School spent the day with special speakers and presenters from the community. All topics of discussion and learning were focused around healthy living for our students. This year's presenters were Terry Cook from Warren General Hospital presenting How Sun Smart are You, Tammy Bimber from Warren General Hospital discussing Life in an Emergency Room, David Snyder and Kristi Eck from Warren General Hospital presenting Where are All the Germs, Chris Snyder from Beacon Light presenting What is the Danger of Underage Drinking.
Sgt. Davina Knight from Drug Demand Reduction Specialist presented Are You a Team Player, Sharon Hamiliton from Women's Services of Chautauqua County presented Love is in the Air, Justin Tech from Aramark/WCSD Food Services presented Hands on Quick and Easy Healthy Cooking, Ruth Chase from A Safe Place presented What's a Thumball? and Are There Consequences involved with a Card Game, Chris Dolan from Warren YMCA presented Jump Yourself Healthy , Nathan Sherman from Integrity Martial Arts Academy presented a demonstration on Martial Arts, Kyle Christian from the YMCA presented a demonstration on Ga-Ga Ball and Map and Compass sessions, Rex Rossey from the American Red Cross presented a discussion titled "Are you Prepared" and Jeanette Walters, Lisa Franklin, Janet Peterson and Stacy Ludwig presented Internet Safety Sessions. Each student was able to choose 5 sessions out of the list of presenters that they were interested in attending. Thank you to all those at EMHS, who help each year to organize this great day of health and safety learning for the students.
On Thursday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m. the Eisenhower faculty as well as individuals and organizations from the community will present the senior recognitions, academic awards, scholarships, university and college scholarships, and honors to members of the 2010 graduating class. Each year the surrounding community is generous with their awards to our graduating students to help them with their future education. Everyone is invited to attend the awards ceremony which will be held in the EMHS auditorium. Graduation ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 11, 2010.
The ARAMARK Food Services will hold its final session of free community cooking classes for the 09-10 school year. A class on Outdoor Summer BBQ Grilling will be held at the Warren Area Elementary School at 6 p.m. on June 2.
Previously this year, a class on All About Apples was held at Allegheney Valley Elementary School, the Holiday Cooking Class was held at Beaty Warren Middle School, Southwest Cooking Night was held at Sugar Grove Elementary School and Italian Cooking night was held at Youngsville Elementary Middle School. Food Service Director and Executive Chef, Justin Tech is on hand to teach new and interesting recipies with the help of his staff. Those in the class will get hands on experience cooking the evening's recipes. There is also a cooking question and answer time along with everyone's favorite, "sample time."
Anyone in the Community is invited to attend. To sign up for a spot in the above class, just call the ARAMARK Food Service office at 723-6900 ext. 2159. Remember there is no charge for the class, we just ask that you register so we have enough materials and cooking ingredients ready for the class. All classes are geared toward adults but students are welcome to attend. This is the third year of free community cooking classes provided throughout Warren County by Chef Tech and his staff. You can also see cooking demonstrations daily in August at the Warren County Fair.