The 5th Annual Sugar Grove Cruise In and Chicken BBQ will be held at the Sugar Grove Fire Hall on Friday, May 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. There is a $7 entry fee for all vehicles.
The community is invited to stop down to view the classic cars and enjoy some dinner. The BBQ Chicken dinners will be available from the Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department. The dash plaques are sponsored by the Bucket and the trophies are sponsored by KC Auto Glass. Other sponsors are PNC Bank, Wilcox Brother, Chase Car Care, Lawson Brothers Quality Autos and Voty's Insurance.
Photo by Candis Rieder
Most Valuable Team
Recently at the WCSD/ARAMARK End of the Year Cafeteria Luncheon, the employees from EMHS were honored with the Most Valuable Team award for Outstanding Cafeteria Service. Shown are Carmen Card, Judy Lauffenburger, Donna Shagla, cafe manager; Justin Tech, Food Service director; Tammy Knapp and Gail Griffin. Missing is Julie Parmenter, who was also honored with the Cafeteria Rookie of the Year award.
Photo by Candis Rieder
Fastest Line Service
The Russell Elementary Cafeteria Staff was honored with the Fastest Line Speed Award for the second year in a row. Tech Awards were presented at the end of the year Cafeteria Staff luncheon. Pictured are RES Cafeteria Manager Debbie Bees, Food Service Director Justin Tech, and Cafeteria employee Karen Johnson. Missing is RES employee Ruth Zavinski.
Memorial Day Service
The Community of Sugar Grove and surrounding area will hold the annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 31,in the Sugar Grove Town Park at 11 a.m. Warren County Commissioner John Eggleston will be the guest speaker. The service will include members of AMVETS Post 50 and Sugar Grove American Legion Post 758.
Chandlers Valley Sale Day
The Annual Chandlers Valley Sale Day is slated for Saturday June 16. The Chandlers Valley Community Center will also be having a Chicken BBQ Dinner during Sale Day event from 1 p.m. until supplies are gone.
For more information or to secure a sale site, contact 489-3880.
There are spaced available for vendors at the Chandlers Valley Sale Days event. If you are interested in a vendor space, contact 563-9429 or 489-3760. The cost per spot is $10.
Sugar Grove Sale Day
Get ready now for Sugar Grove Sale Days taking place on Saturday, July 31. Spend some time now and empty out those closets, basements, and attics and get your treasures ready for selling.
Walk & Talk Planting Seminar
There will be a walk and talk planting seminar this weekend just in time for everyone who plans to plant their flower beds on Memorial Day.
Silo View Gardens, located at 194 Rawley Rd. in Sugar Grove, is holding a gardening class on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Anyone interested in attending should phone 489-7333 to register for the class.
The instruction time will feature a walk, view and discussion of the local herbs, perennials and wildflowers growing in the gardens at Silo View. Then you will receive a plant of your choice to take with you to plant in your own garden. The cost for the event and the plant is $20.
The class will be taught by Marty Haner, who has a degree in horticulture.
Preschool Graduation and Registration
The annual Imaginative Preschool Graduation Celebration was held on Thursday in the SGFM gymnasium.
Students who will move on to kindergarten or the four- and five-year old class include Logan McDonald, Hannah Schauman, Aidyn Lindell, Madison Cathcart, Isabella Marino, Benjamin Bauer, Dominic Benson, Hunter Toplovich, Kendra Chase, Jacob Blake, Caleb McMillen, Emma Sanders, Keegan Mesel, Brett Hitchcock, Makayla Johnson, Faith Donnell, Lyli Breeding, Austin Chase, Paige Pratt, Kaylin Woodin, Alyssa Keeney, Brayden Durnell, Daniel Drum, Austin Guiher, Garrett Cofer, Garrett Jensen, Brent Grubbs, Jeremiah Moore, Tucker Lindell, Cole Kellogg, Justin Darr, Payton Frank, Ashlynn Weaver, Jenna Smith, Callie Benson, Eryn McAleer, Carissa Hitchcock, and Kendall Drake.
The Imaginative Preschool is taking applications for their fall 2010/11 classes. For more information, call 489-3105.
Pathways to Petals
Pathways to Petals Garden Tour will be hosted by the Pine Grove Township Lioness Club on July 10. Anyone living in Farmington, Pine Grove, or Elk townships who has gardens they would like to display may join this tour.
There will be a monetary prize awarded for the best new garden started in 2010. The Pine Grove Township Lioness Club holds many fund-raising events each year, with the proceeds going to help all communities' families in times of disaster. The Lioness Club also supports the Pine Grove Lions Club in their fund raising efforts for their sight funds. Anyone who is interested in taking part in the Garden Tour may register by contacting Pat Strickland at 757-4763.
EMHS Staff wins Most Valuable Team Award
At the annual ARAMARK/WCSD end of the year luncheon the cafeteria staff from Eisenhower was honored with the Most Valuable Team Award.
Other awards were: Fastest Line Speed Award which went for the second year to the Russell Elementary School staff. The Happiest Fans or Customer Service Award was presented to the staff at South Street Early Learning Center. The school taking the Largest Meal Growth Award was Beaty Warren Middle School. Rookie of the Year Award was a tie given to two new employees in the WCSD Michele Grubbs from SAMHS and Julie Parmenter from EMHS. Top Cook Award went for the second time to Rachel Sanford at WAEC. Manager of the Year Award was presented to Sue Amsler at SAMHS.
Two employees who will be retiring at the end of this school year were named into the Cafeteria Hall of Fame and presented engraved Bread Boards. They are Laraine Manchester who has served for 22 years at YHS and Sharon Eaton who has served for 25 years at WAEC and WAHS.
Baccalaureate services will be held at Eisenhower Middle Senior High School on Sunday, June 6, in the auditorium at 2 p.m. Graduation ceremonies will be held on Friday, June 11.
Community Cooking Class
ARAMARK Food Services will hold its final session of free community cooking classes for this school year Outdoor Summer BBQ Grilling at the Warren Area Elementary School at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 2.
Food Service Director and Executive Chef Justin Tech is on hand to teach new and interesting recipes 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 is invited to attend. To sign up, call the ARAMARK Food Service office at 723-6900 ext. 2159. There is no charge for the class; registering ensures there is enough materials and cooking ingredients ready for the class. All classes are geared toward adults but students are welcome to attend.