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The Northern Dauphin Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer
Will be held the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The mixer is held at a different location each month. Check the Upper Dauphin Sentinel's newspaper for the location.

GRATZ • The Gratz Area Fire Co. No. 1 will hold its third annual “Fire & Chrome” Car, Truck and Motorcyle Show Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gratz Borough Park. Rain date is Saturday, Aug. 8.

Cost is $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Vendor cost is $20.

Events include: live entertainment by Whiskey Shooter;  volleyball tournament; valve cover racing; area vendors; raffle drawings/prizes; bake sale; awards ceremony – featuring many categories; and a post-show cruise.

Contacts include: car show – Tim at 717-856-7253 or Bryce at 717-798-7388; valve cover racing – Tim Lesher at 717-422-1298; volleyball (must pre-register) – Mel Esh at 717-682-2324; and vendors (proof of insurance required – Sherry at 717-507-7475.

Proceeds benefit the eventual purchase of a new rescue truck (in excess of $400,000) to better serve Gratz and the neighboring communities.

ELIZABETHVILLE • God’s Puzzle Pieces will meet Saturday, Aug. 1 at 1 p.m. at Valley Bowl, Route 209. Valley Bowl will provide balls and shoes.

God’s Puzzle Pieces is a non-profit free Christian ministry for people of all ages with special needs. They meet the first Saturday of each month from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hillside Christian Fellowship, 807 State Street, Millersburg. Individuals listen to an inspiring message and uplifting entertainment such as music or dance, and finish with a craft and snack.

The Saturday, Sept. 5 speaker is Pastor Alan Briggs from David’s Community Bible Church.

GPP is always looking for extra help to keep this free, one and only program going in the Northern Dauphin County. 

For more information, call Shelley at 717-579-8524.

MILLERSBURG • Millersburg Assembly of God, 2261 Shippen Dam Road, will hold a Family Kids Crusade Sunday through Wednesday, Aug. 9 to 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. nightly. 

This year's theme is “Let God Build You!”  The Crusade will be led by Family Life Pastor Dave Banks. The community is invited for a lively presentation of the Word of God through music, games, videos, object lessons and storytelling, which ministers to parents, teens and children alike. 

For more information, call 717-692-3904.

HALIFAX • The Carsonville Fire Co. will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 7 pm.

The cost is $8 per person and includes the meal and homemade ice cream dessert.

MILLERSBURG • The Hospice of Central PA “Transitions” Support Group for widows and widowers ages 55 and older will meet Tuesdays, Aug. 4 and Sept. 1 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Millersburg Area Senior Center, 109 Edward Drive.

Pre-register by Aug. 3 and Aug. 31, respectively, at 717-732-1000 ext. 2428.

ELIZABETHVILLE • The Hospice of Central PA “Passages” Support Group for adults who have experienced a loss within the past two years will meet Tuesdays, Aug. 18 and Sept. 15 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Northern Dauphin Human Services Center, 295 State Drive.

• Aug. 18 – Expressing Your Grief.

• Sept. 15 – Coping With Guilt.

Pre-register by Aug. 14 and Sept. 11, respectively, at 717-732-1000 ext. 2428.

MUIR • The Muir Foursquare Gospel Church, Weaver and Washington Streets, will hold its annual Vacation Bible School Wednesday through Friday,  July 29 to 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. for children ages 4 to 12. 

The theme is “Son Spark Labs.” This program is science oriented and the children will enjoy seeing experiments, singing, making crafts, playing games and having a good time with other children.  The lessons focus on God’s Plan for their lives. 

To pre-register, call 570-617-0249.


For a complete list of upcoming events in our area see the print edition of Upper Dauphin Sentinel.

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