Chris Shovlin stopped by Teleforum with Frank Sparks this morning to talk about the 2017 Class of the Midland Hall of Fame presented by Joe Spanik. The event gets underway on Sunday July 2,2017 in Alumni Hall at 10th Street and Beaver Avenue on the Lincoln Park campus. Doors open at Noon with the program beginning at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through 4 p.m. tomorrow June 28th at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Box Office and by phone at 724-576-4644 Option 2 during regular business hours and on-line at http://lincolnparkarts.org/event/midlandsportshalloffame/ at any time. Cash, major credit cards, and checks are being accepted. Make checks payable to Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center – memo MSHOF. NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.
This years class is:
1961-62 Midland High School Basketball, 1970 Midland High School Football, Lawrence Andres, Alex Della Valle, Janet DiTullio, A. Donald “Speed” Edmiston, Kevin Kirkland, Lorenzo McCauley, Al Monaco, Sr., and Ronald Perkins.
Midland Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipients: This year, the Midland Sports Hall of Fame Committee voted to extend its college scholarship application criteria to include not just graduating students who are current residents of the Borough of Midland, but also to children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, etc. of graduates of Midland High School. Recipients: Rennell Cummings II lives in Midland and is a 2017 graduate of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. He will major in Psychology and play basketball at Bowling Green State University. Leah Nichols of Midland is also a 2017 Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School graduate. She will major in Allied Health / Nursing at the Community College of Beaver County this fall. Alexis Scelp resides in Industry and is a 2017 graduate of Western Beaver High School. She will major in Nursing at the Community College of Beaver County.
Marie Timpano, Executive Director and Dina Ciabattoni, Continuum Of Care Coordinator of The Cornerstone of Beaver County stooped by for a visit on Teleforum with Frank Sparks on Thursday June 22, 2017. The Ladies told the listeners about Cornerstone and asked for their help. The Cornerstone is a local non-profit that helps people who are homeless or in a bad position that they maybe become homeless. They have very limited resources and have entered a contest to help give Cornerstone the Digital Boost they need to be able to reach out and help more of our neighbors. The contest is Synergy’s Digital Boost project. The winner receives a complete graphic design make over and would give Cornerstone up to $50 Thousand Dollars worth of brand strategy, logo design , website design & development, print collateral design, content writing , content writing, content editing, fundraising strategy and web hosting for one year. They need your vote and you can help by clicking on the link and voting for them. https://digitalboostvoting.isynergy.io/ . If you need assistance or just want to help you can reach the cornerstone @ 724-846-6400. The Cornerstone of Beaver County is locates at 1217 7th Ave. Beaver Falls Pa. 15010.
Kolbe Cole from Trails Ministries in Beaver Falls stopped by on Teleforum with Frank Sparks today to talk about a various number of topics and activities concerning Trails Ministries.
This weekend Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24 Trails Ministries will be hosting the return of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum at its Hope Center at 918 Seventh Ave. in Beaver Falls Pa. The traveling exhibit of black memorabilia visited the city last July. The mobile classroom founded by Khalid el-Hakim of Detroit is a historic breath taking learning laboratory of more than 7,000 artifacts. El-Hakim, a teacher, started collecting while a student at Ferris State University and was inspired to create the mobile museum after attending 1995’s Million Man March in Washington, D.C., where Louis Farrakhan urged those attending to make a difference in their communities. The exhibit depicts black memorabilia spanning from to slavery to hip hop.
The hours of the exhibit are 3 to 9 p.m. Friday June 23 and from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday June 24. Museum curator Khalid el-Hakim will present a lecture for adults at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and one for youth at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
If you would like more information or to get a hold of Trail Ministries about their many great programs you can contact them at 724-891-7541 or on their website trailsministries.org.
Trails Ministries is located at 918 Seventh Ave., Beaver Falls Pa. 15010
Tom Nist Senior Vice President for Huntington National Bank presented Chris Juba Membership Director for Seven Oaks Country Club in Brighton Township as June’s Huntington Bank Business Spotlight on Teleforum with Frank Sparks today. Chris, Tom and Frank talked about the history , membership levels, great events, banquet rooms, and of course the golf course at Seven Oaks country club. Seven Oaks is located on Lisbon Road in Brighton Township. If you would like to inquire about the many memebership levels or for information about holding your event at Seven Oaks you can give Chris Juba a call at 724-495-3300. To find out more you can also check them out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sevenoakscc/ . You can also view their webpage at http://sevenoakscc.com/ . If you are interested in Huntington Bank check out their website at https://www.huntington.com/
Due to Beaver County Radio’s coverage of the PIAA Class 2A Championship Softball Game between South side and Minersville, “Notes On Local Entertainment” with Scott Tady, Entertainment Editor of the Beaver County Times, and Frank Sparks will be airring from 10:10 – 10:30 AM on Thursday, June 15.
“Notes On Local Entertainment” is brought to you by Wooley Bulley’s in New Brighton.
Was it Marc Andre-Fleury’s last act as a Pittsburgh Penquin last night handing the Stanley Cup over to Matt Murray? It appears this could be the truth according to TVA Sports’ Renaud Lavoie. He says that Fleury will be available for selection in the the Expansion Draft. According to Lavoies’ report the Pens approached Fleury in February about waving his no-movement clause and he agreed. Teams have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their list of protected Players and Las Vegas will make their selections on June 21, 2017 at 10 a.m.. Tune into the Saturday Sports Slam this Saturday morning at 8 a.m. and join Greg Benedetti and Matt Drzik in the discussion. You can call them at 724-843-1888 and 724-774-1888.
The 2017 Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins arrived home today with the Stanley Cup in hand and just like last year there is going to be a big celebration and parade in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday June 14,2017.
According to reports the parade will be held at 11 a.m.. The Parade will follow the same route as last year starting on Liberty Ave. and proceeding down Grant Street.
Players and team dignitaries will speak on a stage set up at Point State Park. About 400 thousand fans attended last years celebration.
LET’S GO PENS!!!!
Local racing legend Kevin Bolland will be on Beaver County Radio at 9:45 a.m. Saturday June 10, 2017 To make a major announcement about his racing plans for the remainder of the season. This is your exclusive place to get the word straight from Kevin. Other guests on car cruise Saturday include the ABA commissioners and Beaver Falls legend Bob Middleman. During the lead lap with Frank Sparks the car cruise guys will be by to tell you everything you want to know about the cruise. Beaver County Radio will be Broadcasting live from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. . Stop by spin the prize wheel and register for some great prizes.