Memorial Day In Palmyra
Here is a schedule of Memorial Day, May 27, events in the Palmyra area:
7 a.m. - VFW presentation of the colors and rifle salute at Gravel Hill cemetery
7:30 a.m. - VFW presentation of the colors and rifle salute at Cherry Street cemetery
8 a.m. - VFW presentation of the colors and rifle salute at the Palmyra American Legion Full Story
Sun Students on CP College DL
The following Sun Country students were named to the Central Penn College, Summerdale, Dean’s List for the 2013 winter semester:
Megan Coble, Paul Debor and Juilia Smith of Hummelstown, Melaney Ramos and Melissa Walters of Hershey. Full Story
Starsinic Named To Berklee DL
Jen Starsinic of Hummelstown was named to the Berklee College of Music, Boston, Mass., Dean’s List for the 2012 fall semester. Full Story
Meals on Wheels Meets at Soda Jerk
An informal gathering of the volunteer drivers, deliverers and substitutes for the Hummelstown Meals on Wheels (MOW) will be held Thursday, May 23, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., at the Soda Jerk restaurant.
At the gathering, Sharon True will be thanked for her years of service as coordinator, and new coordinator Don Tanberg will be introduced. Full Story
ALS Walk Saturday, June 1
People with ALS, family members, friends, caregivers, and others affected by Lou Gehrig’s Disease will participate in the Hershey Walk to Defeat ALS on the east campus of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine on Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.
Anyone interested in walking may register June 1 beginning at 9 a.m. Full Story
Presentation On AACA
Steve Moskowitz, representing the South Hanover Historical Society, will give a presentation on the Antique Automobile Club of America on Monday, June 6, 7 p.m., at the Independent Bible Church of Sand Beach, 216 E. Canal Street, Hummelstown.
Everyone is welcome, attendance is free and refreshments will be available after the presentation. Full Story
Hummelstown Rotary Report
Ted Herman, Vice President of the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, spoke at the May 15 meeting of the Hummelstown Rotary Club. Full Story
Gemma’s Angels Benefit June 1
Gemma’s Angels and West Chocolate Avenue Self-Storage of Hershey is hosting an indoor charity yard sale to benefit the homeless on Saturday, June 1, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., at Brownstone Lodge, 215 W Governor Road, Hershey. Full Story
Dog/Cat Vaccines June 1-2 at HFC
The Derry Township Community Cats program and Steelton Community Cats are hosting a low-cost rabies and distemper vaccine clinic for dogs and cats at the Hershey Fire Company, 21 W Caracas Ave., Hershey, June 1-2. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. each day, and the clinics will run from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Full Story
Schaffner Golf June 7 at DVGC
The 21st Herbert Schaffner Memorial Golf Tournament will be held June 7 at Deer Valley Golf Course, Hummelstown, with a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start.
The tournament, sponsored by the Hummelstown Rotary Club, benefits graduating seniors from Lower Dauphin High School. Full Story
Landvater Earns Gold Award
Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania has announced that Lower Dauphin High School senior Hannah Landvater has earned the Girl Scout’s highest honor, the Gold Award.
Landvater recently completed her Gold Award project entitled Book Mobile Renovation/Book Drive. A member of Troop 11032, she will be honored at a special Gold Award luncheon on June 22 in Hershey. Full Story
Mars to Perform At Cocoa Beanery
Oxford, Miss.-based singer/songwriter Charlie Mars will perform at the Cocoa Beanery in Hummelstown on June 13, 7 and 9 p.m., in support of his current CD, Blackberry Light. Full Story
McCann’s School Dance Show
McCann’s School of Dance will hold its 20th Anniversary Dance Show, “Dance 2013,” June 1, 6 p.m., in the Hershey Theatre. Full Story
Sun Students LVC Graduates
The following Sun Country students graduated from Lebanon Valley College during recent commencement ceremonies in Annville:
LOWER DAUPHIN: Kelly Ehrenfeuchter (cum laude), Jennah Fox, Caitlin Lee (cum laude);
HERSHEY: Erica Ameigh, Katherine Bossler, Jennifer Koch (cum laude), Steven Seidl, Carly Wilfong, Xiaofang Xiong, Alyxandra Snyder, Joseph Venezia; Full Story
Morgan Law Welcomes Brown
The Morgan Law Firm welcomes Jerry Brown, Esq., to the firm as a Senior Attorney.
Brown has over two decades of legal experience, and serves the dual role of an advocate and mentor. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Family Law, DUI and Criminal Defense. Full Story
Harris, Rutz On Furman DL
Taylor Harris of Hummelstown and Hilary Rutz of Hershey were named to the Dean’s List at Furman University, Greenville, S.C., for the 2013 spring semester. Full Story
Hershey Area Art Classes Offered
Hershey Area Art Association will conduct art classes at the Derry Township Hershey Historical Society in June and July for adults and children.
The following classes are being offered:
One-Day Workshop on May 30 -- Sumi-e Painting by instructor Betsy Stutzman, Fee $30; Full Story
Jazz on Veranda At Hotel Hershey
From May 24 through Aug. 30, The Hotel Hershey will host live jazz performances by local artists on select Fridays from 7:30- 10:30 p.m. Full Story
Wagner Receives Alvernia B.S.
Annie Wagner of Hershey received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Alvernia University, Reading, cum laude, during graduation ceremonies May 11. Full Story
Resorts Casino Bus Trip June 3
Traditions of Hershey, 100 N. Larkspur Drive, Palmyra, is sponsoring a bus trip to the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City on Monday, June 3.
Cost is $40 per person and includes a $25 slot play bonus. The bus leaves Traditions of Hershey at 7 a.m. and returns at approximately 8 p.m. Full Story
Bridges Ride/Walk June 8 at HFC
The 2nd Annual Ride/ Walk for Roy Bridges, a charity scavenger hunt for dementia, will take place June 8 at the Hummelstown Fire Company on East Main Street.
Registration takes place from 9-11 a.m. and cost is $20 a person (includes chicken dinner), $10 a passenger. The ride is 60 miles long and the walk is approximately 2 miles. Dinner will be served starting at 1:30 p.m. Full Story