Many area volunteers, businesses, and organizations have donated to refill our local Sugar Grove Food Pantry. The food pantry is daily in operation to help out those in need in the Sugar Grove Community. If you are in need of food items this holiday season, please contact the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church at 489-3105 for information on how you can make an appointment with a volunteer who can assist you in receiving needed food items.
Photo by Candis Rieder
Sydnie Cochran and her grandmother Barb White joined 50 other community members and did some hands on catfish cooking at the ARAMARK Cooking Class held last week. All recipes for this month’s class were on Southern Style Cooking, and Sydnie enjoyed the catfish.
A community lunch is provided at the local area churches. The first Friday of each month lunch is provided at the Mission Covenant Church. The 2nd Thursday lunch is provided at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. The third Wednesday lunch is provided at the Hessel Valley Lutheran Church. All lunches begin at 11:30 a.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.
There is a fundraising Raffle at the Sugar Grove Free Library to benefit the library operations. The quilt is a queen size sunflower pattern donated by Linda Kane Eckman owner of Creative Threads of Frewsburg, NY. Donations for raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. The drawing will be held Feb. 28. For more information stop in the Library.
Super Bowl sub sale
As the NFL season comes to an end we are all anxiously waiting for the Super Bowl and to see which two teams will be involved. The 7th graders at Eisenhower Middle School are going to make your Super Bowl Meals for you. We are planning a Sub Sale for Saturday, Feb. 5. This way your subs will be made and ready for you to eat during the big game.
The following types of subs will be available: Ham and Cheese- Slices of ham and provolone cheese on a submarine bun. Turkey and Cheese- Slices of turkey and provolone cheese on a submarine bun. Club - Slice of ham, turkey, salami, and provolone cheese on a submarine bun. All subs come with lettuce, tomatoes, and Italian dressing in a sandwich bag for your convenience. This way, your sub doesn't get soggy.
All subs are 12 inches long and cost only $5. Payments will be due when orders are placed. All subs must be picked up by 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 5th, 2011 at EMHS in the Cafeteria. To order subs, contact any 7th grader or call the school office for more information. Part of the proceeds will go towards the Cancer Kits that will be donated to the Warren County Cancer Center by the 7th graders at EMHS.
This year the Eisenhower Theatre group- Knight-time Players- is venturing into uncharted territory. We are offering a dinner theatre on Feb. 18 and 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Eisenhower cafeteria. The dinner includes your choice of stuffed pork chops or stuffed chicken breast, rolls, salad, potatoes, vegetable, dessert and coffee/tea/ soft drink. The show is a selection of scenes called "First in Line and Other Traumatic Experiences" which explores all the firsts in a person's life.
The cost is $15 per person and includes everything for the evening. There are limited numbers of children's meals for those who are age 6 and under. The cost of a child's meal will be $5. This is a chicken nugget french fry meal. This should be a fun and entertaining night, as well as a delicious dining experience.
Tickets are available from any Knight Time Drama cast member, or by contacting Pam Durnell, Erin Figley or Mary Passinger at EMHS. You can also call the EMHS main office at 757-8878 and leave a message. Tickets are pre-sale only and must be purchased by February 10th. Remember the event is happening the weekend after Valentine's Day so it would be a nice way to celebrate with your family or date. Please purchase your tickets early. We would love to have your support.
The EMHS Band Boosters are currently selling tickets for a 300 club drawing. This takes place at the Frewsburg Legion located at 9 Meadow Lane, in Frewsburg, New York on Saturday, Feb. 19. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the drawing starting at 6 p.m.. Tickets are $10 each and one ticket admits 2 people.
There will be a Chinese Auction, and a light dinner will be served. Parents of students in concert band, jazz band, orchestra, and marching band have tickets available. This fundraiser benefits all the instrumental programs at Eisenhower. If you are interested purchasing tickets you can also contact Mark Napolitan at 757-9357 or Kathy Mizak at 757-8766.
The EMHS Band Boosters are also doing a BonTon Community Day fundraiser on Feb. 26. Coupon booklets will be sold for $5. Contact the Band Office or a Band Member for more information.
Go Blue & Gold
While the winter winds blow outside, sports are heating up at EMHS. Join us for the following activities this week. Friday, Jan. 28 and Saturday, Jan. 29 the Knights Wrestling Team will participate in the Grove City Tournament. On Saturday, Jan. 29 it's a full night of Knights Basketball action when the Girls Varsity Basketball team will travel to take on Linesville at 6 p.m. and the Boys Varsity Basketball team will then take on Linesville beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1 the Boys Junior High Basketball team will go to Sheffield for a 4 p.m. game and the Girls Varsity Basketball team will travel to Titusville for a game starting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. the Knights Boys Varsity will be at home with a match up against Fairview. Also on Wednesday the Knights Wrestling team will take on Warren in an away match up.
Dinner dance event
A dinner dance with live band event will be happening again this year at the Sugar Grove Free Methodist Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 12. Couples or Singles are welcome to come and have a good time celebrating Valentine's Day Weekend. The cost is $10 per person. A served buffet dinner will be provided with salad, entrees, dessert and beverages. Ron Carrington Sr. and the band, Touch Of Old, will perform during and after dinner.
The fun all starts at 5:30 p.m. Come and spend the evening with us. Proceeds from the event will help offset the cost of refurbishing our new Fellowship Hall Cafe. Tickets will go on sale Thursday, January 27th. Please call the church office at 489-3105 to purchase tickets.
Monday, Feb. 7, the Warren County School District will be in session to make up for classes cancelled by a snow day on Dec. 6.
On Friday, February 18th there will be no classes for students as the District will be holding an ACT 80 training day for staff. Then on Monday, Feb. 21, there will be no class for students for a Professional Development Day for teachers.