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Health Fair Highlights Hospital “Day In The Park”

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Mark your calendar for the 62nd Annual WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital “Day in the Park.” Presented by the Ephrata Community Health Foundation, this fun-filled event will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 6 at Grater Memorial Park in Ephrata.


One of the big attractions at Day in the Park is the Health Fair held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hospital departments will be on hand providing screenings, games and plenty of information and materials. As in previous years, the Teddy Bear Clinic will be available to assist in diagnosing and treating a variety of ailments for our stuffed friends who need some patching up.

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Ephrata Rec’s Annual Golf Tourney To Be Held

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The Ephrata Rec’s 31st annual golf tournament will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at Hawk Valley Golf Club. The tourney has a scramble format with new multi-flight scoring and will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams along with putting, longest drive, closest to the pin and hole in one contests. The event concludes with a prime rib dinner. There is an entry fee and it includes 18 holes plus cart, lunch, raffle and contest prizes, prime rib dinner, snacks, beer and soda and unlimited range balls.  Sponsorships are available.

For more information or to register a foursome or sponsorship information, contact Jim Hackett at 717-738-1167 ext. 122. Shown is Ephrata Recreation Center Devel-opment Director Jim Hackett (left) and Executive Director Jim Summers checking out the 18th green at Hawk Valley Golf Course in preparation for the tournament to be held Wednesday, June 10 at “The Hawk.”



Student Art Exhibit At Ephrata Public Library

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The Ephrata Public Library recently held the opening reception for a Student Art Exhibit featuring works created during the Partnership Program between the Library and the Ephrata Cloister. Students created a variety of artworks revolving around the Cloister and they are proudly displayed at the library through Monday, June 15.

Shown in the photo, from left to right, are Emily (artist), Brianna Hafner (artist), Rebecca Lawrence (Ephrata Cloister Museum Program and Volunteer Facilitator), Habib Mohamed (artist signing work), Michael S. Showalter (Ephrata Cloister), Rebecca Zinner (Ephrata Library Programs Manager), and Kim MacNeal (Ephrata Library Children’s Librarian).


National Broadcasting Society’s Video Festival

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Students from the Ephrata High School TV Studio Production class recently attended Millersville University’s National Broadcasting Society’s Student Video Festival. They had previously submitted videos in various categories for judging and also participated in an “On-The-Spot” video competition that took place that day. Placing third out of ten teams in the “On-The-Spot” category were Rachel Weaver and Matt Smith. Ephrata AM, the morning news show that the students prepare each day earned first place honors and was noted for its innovative and creative style. Finally, Seth Bollinger won the award for “Overall Best Video” for an original commercial he created about a fictitious product, the “ipencil.”

Shown in the photo, from left to right, are (front) Matt Smith, Rachael Weaver, Seth Bollinger; (back) Rachel Shawkey, Tiffany Johns, Sarah Dover, Izzy Castle, Kate Reid and Katie Fox. Missing from the photo is Kyle Lindberg.


Ephrata Mennonite 5K Planned

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Ephrata Mennonite School is holding a 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run at the school on Saturday, June 20 starting at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register by Saturday, May 30 to receive a t-shirt and prizes will be awarded to the top male/female winners. For more information, call Dawn at 717-468-8510. Shown in the photo are Thomas Wenger, Matthew Stoner, Josh Wenger, Danisha Wenger, Krista Wenger and Mr. Nathaniel Waldron.

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