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Alzheimer’s Walk To Take Place At Irvine Park In Beaver On Saturday, October 1

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)

“Our mission as an organization is simple: We want to raise funds to end Alzheimer’s.”

The Greater PA Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting the Beaver Walk To End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 1 at the Gazebo in Irvine Park. Registration will begin at 8:00 AM and the opening ceremonies will start at 9:00 AM. The ceremonies include the Promise Garden, followed by a walk of 1 to 2 miles throughout downtown Beaver before closing ceremonies.

Participants can register online as well at this link for the walk; they can also donate funds to individuals and teams raising funds for the occasion. Further information about the fight to end Alzheimer’s Disease by the Alzheimer’s Association can be found at their website: alz.org.

Lynzy Groves spoke to Matt Drzik about the upcoming walk on the September 28 edition of A.M. Beaver County. To listen to the full interview, click on the player below!

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VIDEO: “Autumn Ale Walk” Returns To Ambridge On October 8

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)

“It’s good to have the old favorites…but when you’re going through an event like this, you want to try something that’s new.”

The Ambridge Regional Chamber Of Commerce will be hosting their 2022 Autumn Ale Walk on Saturday, October 8 in downtown Ambridge, with 25 local businesses being the place to taste 25 different beers along with different food treats and their daily operations on display. ARCC Director Bill Roehm joined Matt Drzik on the September 29 edition of A.M. Beaver County to talk about what holding this Ale Walk means for Ambridge.

Tickets to the Autumn Ale Walk are $25, and the tickets can be purchased on the Ambridge Regional Chamber of Commerce website. Anyone who purchases a ticket with the promo code “BEAVERCOUNTYRADIO” before midnight on September 30 will get 10% off their purchase order. Further details about the Autumn Ale Walk and further events in Ambridge can also be seen on the Chamber’s Facebook Page.

To watch the full interview with Bill Roehm, click on the Facebook feed below!

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Thursday’s AMBC: Ales Without Fails

Ambridge Chamber Of Commerce director Bill Roehm joins Matt Drzik at 8:35 on the Thursday edition of A.M. Beaver County to talk about the upcoming “Autumn Ale Walk” taking place on October 8 along Merchant Street.

Frank Sparks gets the morning going with local news at 6:30 on Beaver County Radio.

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Wednesday’s AMBC: For A Good Cause

On Wednesday’s edition of A.M. Beaver County, Lynzy Groves of the Greater PA Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association joins Matt Drzik at 8:10 to talk about the Alzheimer’s Walk taking place on October 1 in Beaver.

Then at 8:35, State Senator Elder Vogel joins Matt to talk about the Senior Expo being held on Friday, September 30 at CCBC.

Frank Sparks starts the morning with local news at 6:30 on Beaver County Radio.

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VIDEO: “Futuristic” Renovation Of Beaver County McDonald’s Completed, Center Township Location To Begin Renovation Soon

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)

“It really is trending us into the future of the world.”

Tri-County McDonald’s owner Meghan Sweeney sat down with Matt Drzik on the September 23 edition of A.M. Beaver County to talk about the fully renovated McD’s location in Beaver Falls. The renovation of the building is part of the company’s “Experience Of The Future” campaign, which has introduced several modern upgrades to the building designs as well as the numerous ways in which to order traditional items from the menu.

The Beaver Falls location is the penultimate location to be renovated; one is left on the list, and the time for its renovation has come. “Starting on October 10th,” Sweeney stated, “the McDonald’s on Pleasant Drive in Center Township will be renovated.” The new upgrades will include a newly digitized drive-thru menu along with a pickup kiosk for mobile orders and other online purchases.

To watch the full interview with Meghan Sweeney, click on the Facebook feed below!

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VIDEO: 2nd Annual Recovery Walk To Be Hosted By Beaver County Drug Abuse Coalition On September 24

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)

As autumn arrives, so does the reminder that there is hope for those who are struggling.

Kate Lowery & Javerta Sims joined Matt Drzik on the September 23 edition of A.M. Beaver County to discuss the 2nd Annual Recovery Walk taking place at Brady’s Run Park on Saturday, September 24 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The event is presented by the Beaver County Drug Abuse Coalition.

The event will feature live entertainment, inspirational speeches, food trucks, and the several informational stations for those who are–or someone who knows someone–struggling with substance abuse. Beaver County Radio will be there with the Prize Caddy and the Personality Prize Wheel, with Frank Sparks providing live updates from Brady’s Run Park.

To watch the full preview of the 2nd Annual Recovery Walk, check out the Facebook feed below!

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Justin Fortunato Previews 2022-23 Highmark Subscription Series Of Shows At Lincoln Park, Starting October 7

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)
(Picture used with permission from Lincoln Park)

“It’s a season that I don’t think you can miss, for a price you just can’t beat.”

Starting on October 7, the latest Highmark Subscription Series of Shows–entitled “Who Could Ask For Anything More?”–kicks off at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center in Midland with Stephen Sondheim’s “Into The Woods”. It is the first of eight shows on the schedule for the 2022-23 season, which features a variety of styles and plots for experienced show-goers and first-timers.

Justin Fortunato, the Producing Artistic Director at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center, spoke with A.M. Beaver County’s Matt Drzik on the September 21 edition of the show about the Highmark Subscription Series, which in past years has drawn an electric reaction from students at Lincoln Park. “I can certainly say with full confidence that excitement, that invigoration hasn’t faded at all,” Fortunato stated. “If anything, we’re even more excited to continue our mission to bring affordable, accessible, and high-premium art to Beaver County.”

The full list of shows are as follows:

• Into the Woods / October 7-9 & 14-16, 2022
• Murder on the Orient Express / November 4-6 & 11-13, 2022
• Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Jr. / November 17-20 & December 1-4, 2022
• Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker / December 15-18, 2022
• PUFFS: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years At A Certain School Of Magic And            Magic / February 10-12 & 17-19, 2023
• SHOUT! The Mod Musical! / March 16-19, 2023
• An American in Paris / April 28-30 & May 5-7, 2023
The Play That Goes Wrong / June 16-18 & 23-25, 2023

All shows will be performed at the MainStage theater with the exception of Murder on the Orient Express and PUFFS, which will performed at the BlackBox theater. Ticket information and purchasing can be done at lincolnparkarts.org.

To hear the full interview with Justin Fortunato, click on the play button below!

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Tri-State Neuropathy To Hold Informational Seminar In Monaca On October 13

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)

“We started seeing patients and we started seeing people get better, and it was remarkable to see that we’re taking these nerves and getting them back to life.”

Ten years and seven locations later, Dr. Shawn Richey and Dr. Jared Yevins are continuing to help those suffering with neuropathy to get proper treatment and for those who aren’t aware of their neuropathy to achieve awareness. The duo met with Matt Drzik on the September 21 edition of A.M. Beaver County to discuss an upcoming information seminar for those who are struggling with neuropathy or know someone who is.

The seminar will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 13 at the Fairfield Inn in Monaca. The event is a free event, but registration is required; seats can be reserved by calling 724-384-8315 or by visiting Tri-State Neuropathy’s website at marydancedin.com. Those who attend will learn the basics of neuropathy and how it is discovered, compounded, detected and then treated; a special offer for a free consultation, examination and treatment will also be part of the seminar.

To hear the full conversation with Dr. Yevins and Dr. Richey, click on the player feed below.

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VIDEO: Ambridge Fall Festival Of Churches Returns On Saturday, September 24

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio)
(Photo by Frank Sparks/Beaver County Radio)

“Ambridge will be the place to be this weekend, for sure.”

That exclamation from Kim Villella is a bold one, but justified as the Ambridge Fall Festival of Churches returns this weekend to the borough on September 24 for the first time since 2019. She and borough manager Mario Leone joined Matt Drzik on the September 19 edition of A.M. Beaver County to preview all of the different elements that will be on display of sound and vision this Saturday.

The event begins with a parade that starts the festivities at 11:00 AM, which will begin at The parade will end at P.J. Caul Park, where the day’s festivities will be headquartered. The opening ceremonies will commence with a welcome from Leone and State Representative Rob Matzie presiding as the emcee. At noon, all of the church bells in Ambridge will formally begin the festivities, which will run until 6:00 PM and feature the tastes and sounds of the many faith-based cultures that have created Ambridge’s culture. Further details about the event can be found by going to the borough website or Facebook page.

To watch the full preview of the Festival of Churches, click on the Facebook feed below!

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Friday’s AMBC: From Boardwalk To The Gridiron

Tune in to A.M. Beaver County tomorrow morning to find out who’s playing where in Week 3 of High School Football in the Beaver Valley. Also, test your brain with some “Monopoly Trivia”–those who call in with the correct answers to our questions will be registered for a chance to win tickets to an upcoming Beaver Valley Community Concert Association show!

Frank Sparks kicks off your Friday with local news at 6:30 on Beaver County Radio.

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