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Akron Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt This Weekend

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The Akron Lions Club is busy preparing for its Annual Easter Egg Hunt this coming Saturday, April 4 at 1:00 p.m. in the Loyd Roland Park in Akron. The age groups are as follows: zero to three years, four and five years, first and second grades, third and fourth grades and fifth and sixth grades. The event is held rain or shine and all children receive a chocolate bunny. Those attending are strongly encouraged to be there ahead of the 1:00 p.m. start time because the event will start promptly.

Shown in the photo is Easter bunny, Bun E. Wabbitt with children, from left to right, (front) Ian, Connor, (back) Tori and Joselynn, as they welcome the Easter bunny to town in preparation for the egg hunt.


Ephrata High School Science Fair Winners Earn Recognition

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The following Ephrata High School students received either Superior or Excellent for their science fair project this year. All those shown were eligible to move onto the North Museum Science and Engineering Fair held in March at Franklin and Marshall.

Shown are (row one, Superior winners) Grace Dalavai, Jasmeen Kaur, Abigail Winger, Reiley Oleszczuk, Jeulina Hildebrand, Violet Hurshberger, Corbin Weaver, Hunter Trimble, Edwin Crockett; (row 2) Lexi Flora, Sarah Megivern, Chase Willcerson, Lindsay Helock, Kristy Fernandez; (row 3) Jennie Young, Madison Messner, Paul Lowrie, Daniella Tristaino, Racquel Hackman, Alyssa Heiser; (row 4) Misee Vang, Anne Sensenig, Nadine Eichenlaub, Sydney Morgan; (row 5) Grace Camacho, Dawsen Miller, Mary Miller, Nicholas Mich, Caleb McKinney, Ashton Weaver; (row 6) Ethan Brubaker, Luke Emmerling, Ethan Huber, AJ Morales, Kyle Good, Noah Weber, Jessica Mantsevich, Logan Molchany; (absent) Tayler Moyer, Lauren Moyer, Sarah Pstrak and Ally Ehrhart.


Ephrata VFW Post 3376 Held Patriots Pen Essay Contest

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Ephrata VFW Post 3376 recently selected the winners in their Patriots Pen essay contest. This year’s essay theme was “Why I Appreciate America’s Veterans.”

Shown in the photo, from left to right, are (seated) Marleigh Oberholtzer, 1st Place; Riley Martin, 2nd Place; and Hannah Grube, 3rd Place. Back row, Dennis Steininger, VFW Patriots Pen Chairman; R. Carson Kauffman, District Commander and District V.O.D. Chairman; Dwayne Mackenzie, Post 3376 Commander; and Mary Getz, Post Ladies Auxiliary President.


Ephrata Mennonite School Held Annual Academic Fair And Open House

(Shopping News Photo by Donald Reese)

Ephrata Mennonite School held their annual Academic Fair and Open House recently. The Academic Fair covered subjects ranging from science to authors, to history, careers, apologetics and Latin America. The student body always does an outstanding job in researching and presenting their projects.

Shown in the photo, from left to right, are Aleina Martin who researched Shirley Temple, and Sierra Strickler who researched Honduras.

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