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Enter To Win “Where’s Bella?” Contest

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The “Where’s Bella?” contest continues with a new photo and location. Shopping News readers have the opportunity to win a gift certificate valid for four Silver Zone ticket vouchers to a Reading Royals hockey game during the 2014-2015 regular season. By correctly identifying the location in which Bella, the black lab, is photographed, your entry will be entered to win a weekly random drawing. This week, the contest entry form, rules and regulations can be found page 14A. Remember to check back weekly for a new chance to win!

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Adamstown Area Library 9th Annual Benefit Dinner/Auction

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Please join the Friends of the Adamstown Area Library for their 9th Annual “Bucks for Books” Dinner and Auction to benefit the Adamstown Area Library. The event will take place on Saturday, November 8 at Stoudt’s Black Angus Restaurant in Adamstown. Last year’s event was such a success that you won’t want to miss it this year. It is always an entertaining and fun-filled evening and the Friends largest fundraiser.

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Coats For Kids Being Offered At Ephrata Middle School

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In response to tough economic times, churches in the Ephrata and Cocalico areas are providing gently used, kid appropriate coats for families in need. The event is planned for Saturday, November 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Ephrata Middle School cafeteria. Anyone wishing to donate a gently used coat may drop if off at modern cleaners who has offered to clean them for this event.

Shown in the photo, from left to right, with a sample of the available coats, are Katarina Scheck, Emily Groff, Grace McCollom and Carly Snyder. The coats are available to kids in grades kindergarten through twelfth grade, residing in the Ephrata, Cocalico or neighboring school districts.

 

Cocalico Education Foundation “Quest For Respect”

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Cocalico Middle School is scheduled to present Camfel Productions, “Quest For Respect” on Wednesday, October 29. The middle school’s SAP (Student Assistance Program) team plans a week’s worth of events during Red Ribbon Week to promote drug awareness and encourage students to make positive, healthy decisions. From the assembly featuring “Quest For Respect,” to spirit days where students’ are encouraged to “Team Up Against Drugs” by wearing their favorite sports jerseys, to a door-decorating contest that aims to promote a drug-free lifestyle, students are sent a message to say no to drugs.

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Colorful Autumn Transformation Begins To Paint The Landscape

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With temperatures bouncing back and forth between unseasonably warm and cool, fall color is finally beginning to make an appearance in the area. The trees along the drive into the Middle Creek Wildlife Area Museum were especially beautiful this past week and shown is one group of friends and family out for a walk in the autumn weather.

 
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