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10th Annual Jan’s Circle Of Friends Daisy Dash 5K Run/Walk

Shopping News Photos by Donald Reese

Jan’s Circle of Friends, founded with the purpose of providing funding for children who have experienced parental loss or are survivors of domestic violence, is busy preparing for its 10th Annual Jan’s Daisy Dash 5K Run/Walk. The event is planned for Saturday, October 7 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Cocalico High School stadium in Denver. Come out and support a great cause. Jan’s Circle of Friends has raised over $560,000 in ten years and 98% has been donated to various programs in central Pennsylvania. Shown promoting the event are, from left to right, Katie Vang, Abrielle Vang, Tia Stauffer, Jack Sweigart, Gwen McKinney and Bianca Vang.

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Gehmans Mennonite School Plans Benefit Auctions

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Gehmans Mennonite School, located at 650 Gehmans School Road, is busy preparing for its upcoming Benefit Auction with proceeds going to the new gym project. The event starts at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 with the auction beginning at 5:00 p.m. There will be good food, and singing entertainment by Dan and Amanda Esh. Shown, from left to right, with a sampling of auction items are students Brooke Eby, Denis Sibirtsev, Ainslee Quillen, Parker Burkholder, Trenton Martin, Jayna Horst, Addison Rutt, Nigel Burkholder and Odessa Quillen.

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Public Invited To Second Annual Afternoon Of Praise In The Park

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City Gate Ephrata will be holding their Second Annual Afternoon of Praise in the Park on Sunday, October 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Grater Park, 300 Cocalico Street, Ephrata. The afternoon will include praise bands from local churches, free food and more! Everyone is welcome to this free community event. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Shown in the photo, from left to right, is musician Kevin Hewitt, Kim Warner (Ephrata City Gate, Executive Director) and musician Floyd Shirk.

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Mainspring Welcomes 2023-2024 Board Of Directors

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Mainspring of Ephrata is pleased to announce the board of directors for fiscal year 2023-2024. Shown in the photo, from left to right, are (sitting) Randy Goshert (Treasurer), Christy Anderson (Vice President), David Boland (President), Jennifer Katke (Secretary), Anthony Kilkuskie (Member at Large); (standing) Wes Dudley, Nancy Harris, Shawn Bear, Sue Gunselman, Rick Ressler, Joy Ashley, Bob Harter, Linda Martin and Nicolas Frolio. Missing from the photo are Rachel Bitner and Kathleen Miller.