Fundraisers for mission trip
Youth from 3 churches (also known as the Hanover Area UCC Mission Group) -- Emmanuel UCC and Trinity UCC, Hanover, and St. Jacob's (Stone) UCC -- have been participating as a group in the REACH Work Camp for the past 4 years.
Youth and adults spend a week together to participate in restoring homes, fellowship, and spiritual growth. For more information about the mission trip call Brian Frederick at (717) 632-7173.
They have planned the following fundraisers:
---Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.: Car Wash at Trinity UCC, 116 York Street, Hanover
Monday-Wednesday,: Enjoy a meal at Ruby Tuesday, 199 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover, and the restaurant will give back 20 percent of your purchase to the Hanover Area UCC Youth Group. You must present a flier to the server. Call (717) 637-2233 (Trinity) or (717) 632-8281 (Emmanuel).
---Thursday, June 30: Hoss's Restaurant, Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA will host a fundraiser. Call (717) 637-2233 (Trinity) or (717) 632-8281 (Emmanuel) for the flier that must be presented.
Shank's Mare, 2092 Long Level Road, Wrightsville, will offer a basic kayaking class.
This two-hour class offers an introduction to the sport of touring kayaking using decktop kayaks. On-land instruction includes entering the kayak, proper body position, holding the paddle, and basic paddle strokes. On-water instruction includes learning power, maneuvering and touring strokes as well as draws and braces. Safety skill exercises include capsizing practice and kayak re-entry. The class ends with a guided paddle tour offering individual help as needed. The class fee ($40 per person for members and $45 per person for nonmembers) includes kayak, paddles, pfd's and instruction.
The class is offered at the following times:
---10 a.m.-noon Saturday.
---5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
---10 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 30.
For more information, call Shank's Mare at (717) 252-1616.
The iLEAD Center at Lancaster Bible College will hold a Degree Completion Information Session, 6:30 p.m. Monday at its new remote classroom site, Logos Academy in York.
The iLEAD Center, which stands for the International Leadership, Education, and Discipleship Center, offers multiple academic degree programs and non-degree learning opportunities for adult learners to be leaders for the church and society.
The session will include information on the available degree completion options, flexible online and in-class schedules, and financial aid. To register, call (717) 560-8282 or visit www.lbc.edu/complete.
The York County Literacy Council offers training for people with a background in education who want to become literacy tutors.
The YCLC has many students both English as a Second Language and native born adults who are looking for tutors. There are 40,000 adults in York County who are functionally illiterate. YCLC trains volunteers to become literacy tutors for Adult Reading and English as a Second Language Students.
Tutors will choose the location and student they wish to work with. Tutors meet weekly with their student in a public location.
The next training course is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday at the United Way Building, 800 E. King St., York. Prospective tutors must have an educator's background for this training. Upon completion of the course, tutors will be certified as ProLiteracy American volunteers.
To register, call (717) 845-8719 or email email@example.com.
York County farmers, other landowners and local government officials are invited to attend an informational meeting and workshop that will focus on compliance with the Manure Management and Ag Erosion/Conservation plan regulations that affect all farming and animal operations in Pennsylvania.
Agricultural operations are required to develop and implement plans for their land. These plans identify the strategies farmers are using to manage natural resources on property and prevent run-off into streams and rivers.
An informational meeting will be held 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, and the plan development workshop is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. Both sessions will be held in Room 1 of the York County Annex Building, 118 Pleasant Acres Road in Springettsbury Township.
Both sessions are free, and registration is required for the plan development workshop as space is limited. Contact Cooperative Extension at (717) 840-7408 to register. For further information, visit www.yorkccd.org.
POST CARD CLUB
Show at Holiday Inn
The York Post Card Club is holding its 22nd annual post card show from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 2000 Loucks Road (just north of US 30).
The show attracts dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region and features more than 2 million cards for sale in addition to display boards and local cards produced by the York Post Card Club.
The theme this year is "Greetings from York County." Club members will be competing for prizes with themed post card exhibit boards, covering four categories: "Who," "What," "When" and "Where." Show attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the People's Choice Award, while judges will select a Best of Show Award.
Free summer program
The YWCA is pairing with New Hope Academy to offer a free educational summer program. The program will run for nine-weeks and will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. four days a week, beginning Monday.
It will take place at New Hope Academy, with trips to Camp Cann-Edi-On in York Haven. The program will include elements of academics, recreation, nutrition and art. Lunch and a snack are provided.
Applications may be found in the front office of New Hope Academy and at Martin Library and the YWCA of York.
Registration for the program closes on June 27.
Adventure day camp
Appalachian Outdoor School will be offering the ultimate outdoor adventure day camp for kids ages 8-13 at Codorus State Park.
Each camp session will include adventures like; climbing a 32-foot climbing wall, kayaking on Lake Marburg, fishing from a pontoon boat, disc golf tournaments, lots of outdoor games and swimming at the park's new pool with two water slides and spraypark.
Campers will also enjoy educational and eco-friendly activities, including nature hikes with tree and animal identification, nature crafts, teambuilding games that encourage confidence and trust and hands-on programs with the park naturalist.
Sessions are June 25-29, July 16-20 and Aug. 13-17 Camp hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for $190 per camper or $170 each sibling. Care is available 8-9 a.m. or 4-5 p.m. for $45 per week.
Contact Amanda Whitcomb at (717) 642-6944 or firstname.lastname@example.org or log onto www.appalachianoutdoorschool.com for more information and to register.