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Check out the Victorian Christmas displays in the rooms of the historic Bartlett House.
The Parade is scheduled to begin at 7 PM on Friday, November 27, near the Burger King on North Union Street in Olean. The Parade will travel south on Union to just past Lincoln Park where units will begin to disperse once they arrive at Henley Street
North Union Street will close to traffic at 6:45 PM. The City’s downtown parking lots will be opened. The City Building’s restrooms will be opened the night of the parade from 6 – 8:30 PM. Extra uniformed personnel of the Olean Fire and Police Departments will be on hand. Lost children should report to the Chamber office, and a wheelchair only section will be roped off in front of the Chamber office/City Building.
November 28, 2015
Downtown, Bradford, PA 16701
Support your local Businesses’ by shopping local this holiday season.
Free picture with Santa, free toy for each child, free pony rides outside the hotel, free face painting, petting zoo and more. Costume characters will be on hand, too. Please bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated to local food banks.
You don’t have to be a member of the church to attend Camo Sunday, but you are encouraged to wear camouflage clothing. This year’s guest speaker will be former church pastor Chris Terbush, who started the event in 2013.
Here’s the church’s news release:
The members of the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford are gearing up for their third annual Camo Sunday event, which is scheduled for this Sunday November 29th at 10:30 AM at their church facility located at 692 South Kendall Ave. This year’s guest speaker will be Pastor Chris Terbush, who started the Camo Sunday event back in 2013. Wanting to create a fun and entertaining way to share the gospel message, Pastor Terbush came up with the Camo Sunday idea after watching his favorite TV show “Duck Dynasty” Pastor Terbush resigned as Pastor of the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford in July of this year and moved back to his home state of Michigan for family reasons. He currently serves as the Pastor of the Dryden Wesleyan Church in Dryden, Michigan. The members of the First Wesleyan Church of Bradford will be holding a special pizza and wings party on Friday November 27th at 6:30PM at their church. Friends and members of the community are invited to come and catch up with Pastor Chris Terbush and his family.
The members of the First Wesleyan Church are also working hard to make this year’s Camo Sunday special for those attending. According to LBA member and church spokesman, Jeff Nuhfer donations for this event are up over last year. “The Bradford business community has been fantastic, stated Nuhfer, “Zippo/Case Visitors Center, Worth W. Smith, Tractor Supply, Sears, 6V Sales and Service, and Carol’s Garden Florists have all donated items as prizes for Camo Sunday”. Sporting good sellers like Sports Outlet, Allegheny Arsenal and Quaker Boy have also given church members a number of hunting and fishing items to go with the church’s camouflage and outdoor theme. Also Tasta Pizza, Togi’s Family Restaurant, and Dominoes have given church members gift certificates to given away as prizes. Following Pastor Terbush’s morning message, church members will be serving lunch for those in attendance.
For more information about the third annual Camo Sunday Event, or to donate items, please contact Pastor Terri Niver at 814-368-7865. Also attendees are reminded to wear camouflage apparel to this year’s Camo Sunday Event.
Jimmy has been invited to TWO NFL COMBINES — 1 in Georgia in December; 1 in Chicago in March. He’s also been invited to 3 weeks of training with Tom Shaw in Florida — but no expenses are included.
All proceeds from the benefit will go toward 3 round-trip tickets and hotel sttays.
The event includes raffles and door prizes.
The Corydon Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold a breakfast buffet for bear and deer hunters on from 5 to 7 a.m. at the firehall at 2472 W. Washington St.
For $9 per person, hunters can feast on scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, home-fried potatoes, sausage gravy and biscuits, toast, coffee, juice and water.
All proceeds will benefit the CTVFD and all are welcome.
The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford music program will present its Holiday Concert at the beginning of December.
This performance will take place at noon Tuesday, Dec. 1. The concert will take place in the KOA Speer Electronics Lobby of Blaisdell Hall, where Dr. Joshua Groffman, assistant professor of music, will direct student performers, composers, and the Vocal Arts Ensemble.
The program will feature the Vocal Arts Ensemble performing sacred and secular works from several different traditions, including the South African hymn “Siyahamba,” contemporary arrangements of the folk songs “Down to the River to Pray” and “Shenandoah,” and the secular carol “Sure on this Shining Might” by Samuel Barber.
Also, original compositions by interdisciplinary arts majors Patrouious Achatz of Pittsburgh, Manu Gajanan of Bradford, and Falon Ljunggren of East Stroudsburg will be performed. Alexandra Fleming, a psychology major from St. Marys; Brooke Imbriale, an interdisciplinary arts major from Beaver Falls, and Ljunggren, all students of faculty member Regina Gabriel, will sing solos.
Established in 2010, the Pitt-Bradford Vocal Arts Ensemble provides a forum and venue for student vocalists to perform seasonal favorites, show tunes, popular songs and traditional works.
The music program at Pitt-Bradford features a wide range of courses and activities, allowing students to pursue their interests in vocal and instrumental performance, composition, music history, and theory. The Vocal Arts Ensemble is open to all students, rehearses twice weekly during the semester, and performs regularly on campus and in the Bradford community.
The performance is free and open to the public. For disability needs related to the performance, contact the Pitt-Bradford Office of Disability Services at 814-362-7609 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2015 — Native American activist and author Winona LaDuke, who twice served as Ralph Nader’s vice presidential running mate on the Green Party ticket, will speak at St. Bonaventure University.
Free and open to the public, LaDuke’s talk is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Dresser Auditorium of the John J. Murphy Professional Building. The talk serves as a plenary and Freshman Passport event.
LaDuke will talk about “Race, Gender and the Environment.” The event is sponsored by the Diversity Action Committee and the #RaceMatters program at St. Bonaventure.
“Outspoken, engaging, and unflaggingly dedicated to matters of ecological sustainability, Winona LaDuke is a powerful speaker who inspires her audiences to action and engagement,” said Dr. Robert Amico, philosophy professor and chair of SBU’s Diversity Action Committee.
A Native American with Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) ancestry, LaDuke is a graduate of Harvard and Antioch universities. With advanced degrees in rural economic development, LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and life ways of Native communities.
LaDuke is founder and co-director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for Native environmental groups. With Honor the Earth, she works nationally and internationally on issues of climate change, renewable energy, sustainable development, food systems and environmental justice.
In her own community in northern Minnesota, LaDuke is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, one of the largest reservation-based non-profit organizations in the country, and a leader on the issues of culturally based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems. In this work, LaDuke also works to protect indigenous plants and heritage foods from patenting and genetic engineering.
In 1994, Time magazine named her one of America’s 50 most promising leaders under 40 years old, and in 1997 she was named Ms. magazine’s Woman of the Year.
Other honors include the Reebok Human Rights Award, the Thomas Merton Award (1996), the Ann Bancroft Award, the Global Green Award, and the prestigious International Slow Food Award for working to protect wild rice and local biodiversity. In 2007, LaDuke was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.
In addition to numerous articles, LaDuke is the author of a number of non-fiction titles including “All Our Relations,” “The Winona LaDuke Reader,” “Recovering the Sacred: the Power of Naming and Claiming,” “Food is Medicine: Recovering Traditional Foods to Heal the People” and her latest, “The Militarization of Indian Country.”
She has also penned a work of fiction, “Last Standing Woman,” and a children’s book, “In the Sugarbush.”
For more information, contact Amico at email@example.com.
December 4–6, 2015
Bradford Little Theatre
Togi’s Playhouse at 18 Welch Ave, Bradford, PA 16701
Join Bradford Little Theatre for this play that creates a mash up between Aesop’s famous fables and many favorite Christmas stories. This play is appropriate for all ages.