United Way of Beaver County, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Hosting Food Distribution Saturday August 7, 2020

In partnership with the United Way of Beaver County, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is hosting a food distribution at the Beaver County Ice Arena Parking Lot  in  Brady’s Run Park on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. . Due to the current circumstances they  are asking people to sign up for the distribution.  The details on how to sign up are below, but also know that people who do not make a reservation will not be turned away. 

The Food Bank will be able to serve up to 500 vehicles at this distribution with at least 50 pounds of food per reservation

For additional food, please contact your local food pantry or contact the Food Bank for information about how to find a pantry near you. You can find a pantry by using the “locator” tab on our website.

Please make a reservation in advance of for the event. Reservations allow them to serve you better by controlling traffic and making sure they have the right amount of food.  Your information will only be used to provide you food and help improve your service. Please read the instructions each time you register for a new event, as our rules may change week-to-week.
Reservation Instructions
  • Please make a reservation prior to the event. Reservations allow us to serve you better by controlling traffic and making sure we have the right amount of food.
  • Select the date of the event you would like to attend.
  • Provide your name, email address, and license plate number.
  • Click “Begin Reservation.” On the next screen, answer the questions to complete your reservation.
There are no exceptions to one reservation getting one share of food. For one car to get two or three shares of food, the car must have more than one family or household. Each household must complete a separate reservation. The same car and license plate can be used up to three times for the same event.

The start time, 11 a.m. is the soonest you will be allowed to enter the distribution line. You must arrive in the vehicle used to make this reservation. As long as you arrive in a vehicle with a reservation between the start time and the end time of the event, you will receive food. The distribution will end promptly at 1 p.m. Drive-up service will be discontinued at that time.

The Food Bank is asking individuals to follow these guidelines:
  • For everyone’s safety, individuals attending the distribution must stay in their vehicles at all times. This will help us maintain six-foot social distancing guidelines. Leaving cars to socialize is strictly prohibited.
  • After pulling into “distribution row”, please put your vehicle in park and unlock your trunk or backseat for food to be loaded. Volunteers will not load food into vehicles until they are in park. Please stay in your vehicle.

State Senator Camera Bartolotta to Host Shredding Event Saturday August 1, 2020 in Hopewell

Story by Beaver County Radio News Correspondent Sandy Giordano

(Hopewell Twp. , Pa.) Hopewell Township residents are invited to bring their unwanted   papers to the township parking lot for shredding Saturday August 1, 2020 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The shredding event is being sponsored by State Senator Camera Bartolotta No newspapers or bound books will be accepted at the event.

Serbian Club in Aliquippa to Hold Car Cruise This Sunday July 26, 2020

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(Aliquippa, Pa.) On Sunday July 26, 2020  from 1-5 p.m. the American Serbian Club, 2619 Brodhead Road , Aliquippa is sponsoring a car cruise. Ryder will be spinning out the tunes and  food will be sold inside and outside. There will be  A 50/50 raffle. Participants and visitors are asked to follow CDC and PA Department of health guidelines while attending the event, according to  club officials.

Faith Restoration To Hold Drive-Thru Food Collection Drive In Chippewa On May 2

After a successful week that saw those in need get their fair share of food during these difficult times, Faith Restorations is doing it again. This time they are pairing with the Chippewa United Methodist Church for a drive-through food donation drive this Saturday from 8 AM to 11 AM at their community life center.

Caren Turbull of the C.U.M.C. spoke to Beaver County Radio News about how the food drive got started:

 

She also explained where people can pick up food once it’s collected: 

 

All food donations made to the drive must be non-perishable.

Remainder of the BVCCA Concerts for 2020 Season Have Been Canceled

(Beaver Falls, Pa.) The Beaver Valley Community Concert Association has announced that the remainder of the 2019- 2020 season has been cancelled due to concerns over the Coronaviras.

Rhonda Ficca, Co-President sent out the following press release to Beaver County Radio concerning the remaining two concerts that were scheduled for this season:

I just received a call from the Beaver Falls School District Mr. Possett informing me of a decision today that was just made to stop  non school activities for the remainder of the school year.  I specifically asked if that included their school musical and he was unclear and said it may be postponed again. However what was clear that we the BVCCA which is a non school event must cancel our April 6 and May 7 shows. We are trying to reschedule and appreciate your understanding and patience.

Respectfully,

Rhonda Ficca
Co-President

Stay tuned to Beaver County Radio for more updates.

COVID-9 Testing Site opens TODAY

Central Outreach Wellness Center in Aliquippa is a site for testing for the  COVID -19  coronavirus. starting today.    The site is located  at 2360 Hospital Drive upper Suite 1. The phone number is 724-707-1155. A site in Pittsburgh, and one in Washington, PA are doing the testing, also.

Annual Memorial Triathlon 5/23/20

Annual Memorial Triathlon

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Triathlon Starts at 8:00 AM at the New Brighton High School Gymnasium

Distances:

Swimming 450 Yards (9 Laps)

Biking 11 Miles – Biking Route Map

Running 5K – Running Route Map

Open to Males and Females 18 Years of Age or Older

Team Registration: $90.00-$100.00/Team  

Early Registration (On or Before April 13): $50.00/Individual

Regular Registration (April 14 – May 11): $60.00 / Individual

Late Registration (On or After May 12): $60.00 / Individual (No T- Shirt)

Registration Fees are Non-Refundable. Additional USA Triathlon fees may apply.

Register and Pay Online Now!

Additional Online Payment Fee Applies

Click below for:

USA Triathlon Membership Application       USA Triathlon Participant Waiver

Easter Egg Hunt in Aliquippa 4/4/20

Aliquippa  Parks and Recreation’s Annual Easter Egg hunt is scheduled for Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m. at the park next to Uncommon Grounds. Anyone wishing to donate for the event can drop  their candy or other donations at  the fire station on Kennedy Boulevard.

DONATE  and/or ATTEND

Easter Egg Hunt in Aliquippa 4/4/20

Aliquippa  Parks and Recreation’s Annual Easter Egg hunt is scheduled for Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m. at the park next to Uncommon Grounds. Anyone wishing to donate for the event can drop  their candy or other donations at  the fire station on Kennedy Boulevard.

DONATE and/or ATTEND

“Connect 4” in Hopewell and WIN

From April 1 to April 14  Hopewell residents can connect with local businesses  by  playing Easter Egg Connect 4.

Brochures complete with the rules and game card can be obtained at the township office.  Residents who connect 4 eggs in a row have a chance to win a gift basket or fill the entire card to be entered into the GRAND PRIZE DRAWING worth over $500!  

THE GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES: 

1. A Pittsburgh Pirate Gift Certificate that can be redeemed  for the Pirates Flex Package (10 ticket vouchers

2. A family membership to the Carnegie Museums, the Science Center, and the Andy Warhol Museum.

3. A gift certificate  for the Upper Incline Scenic overlook

4. A gift certificate for a hotel,

5. A restaurant gift certificate. 

Have fun and support our neighbors while HOPPING THROUGH HOPEWELL!