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Msgr. Riccardo Proudly th Announces 78 Annual SSCD Lawn Festival
ear Friends, The dates for this year’s Lawn Festival are August 4, 5 and 6. As always, the event takes place on the first full weekend of August, with many familiar booths and specialties we’ve grown accustomed to over the years. The fabulous food from the “Food Shack” and, of course, Frank’s famous Hot Dogs and Hamburgers, funnel cakes, the C. D. of A traditional cake and ice cream with Penn State Creamery ice cream, - including all your favorite flavors, and more!! There will be bingo, kiddyland, the Rosary Altar Society raffle of beautiful quilts, and entertainment each evening –including the Sharp Tones. We are returning to a more traditional Sunday Dinner of past years. The dinner will be served in the auditorium on Sunday, August 6 from 11am – 4pm. The Grand Prize drawing includes 3 large cash prizes with the 1st prize of $12,000, 2nd prize of $6,000, and 3rd prize of $3,000! We will have some very happy winners! I know I say this every year, but our Annual Lawn Festival is not only the
biggest school fundraiser of the year, it also brings us together as a parish family – with our friends – to relax, have fun, and EAT! I truly believe that our Annual Lawn Festival is a celebration of who we are as a church and school, and reaches the level of a family gathering – a community of life and love – a people of compassion and concern for one another. My own family looks forward every year to coming to Punxsy to be here for the Lawn Festival because it’s fun, and their young kids can’t wait to roam the grounds. The Lawn Festival provides lots of opportunities for our parish, support for the school, a time of fun with our parish family and friends, and a way we can show our charity and fellowship toward one another. Let’s make this Festival, the 78th year, a true CELEBRATION for everyone who attends! God bless you, and thank you for your help. Sincerely, Msgr. Joseph J. Riccardo ◆◆◆
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• 4:30 p.m., Evening Mass at SSCD. — Continued on Next Page —
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Music â€“ played here by the Citizens Band of Punxsutawney â€“ voices, and laughter fill the air each year at the SSCD Lawn Festival.
Festival Chair Sends Greetings, Invitation
ear Friends, Saints Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church is proud to present our 78th Annual Lawn Festival! Our Lawn Festival began back in 1939 as an Ice Cream Social on our church lawn, and over the years it has
grown into a three-day event where members of our church, school, the community of Punxsutawney, and the surrounding area can come together for food, fellowship and fun. The Lawn Festival is one of the major fundraisers to financially support our Catholic School. All proceeds help to defray educational costs in order to keep tuition affordable for families who believe in a strong academic and faith based education. The opportunity to attend the school is available to all children of our community. The parishioners of SSCD Church, and the families of the children attending the
school, would like to thank all of those who support our Festival. Special thanks goes to the Home and School Association, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Knights of Columbus, Rosary Altar Society, St. Vincent de Paul, the Secular Franciscans, school parents and parishioners who work at the Festival, SSCD office staff, and the Festival Committee â€“ all who continually go above and beyond. We greatly appreciate the local businesses which have donated resources and services throughout the year and during the Festival to make this all possible. I would also like to thank Frank Hetrick for his continued support and guidance. Listed in this magazine are all of the events, entertainment, raffles, games, and great food that youâ€™ll find at the Festival. The Grand Prize drawing will be on Sunday night, August 6th, at 10 p.m. All cash prizes this year with three chances to win! SS. Cosmas and Damian Church hopes youâ€™ll join us for our three-day event. Please come, enjoy the bingo, various games, food, and entertainment. Hope to see you there! Renee Doverspike Lawn Festival Chair
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS â€” Continued from Page 2 â€”
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Great Food — a Lawn Festival Tradition! longstanding tradition at the SSCD Lawn Festival is the variety of great-tasting food! The 78th annual Lawn Festival will feature the following food stands: “Frank’s Star Lunch” Hot Dog Stand, the Food Shack, the Popcorn Stand, Pam’s Famous Fried Dough, the Funnel Cake Stand, and, of course, the CD of A Cake and Ice Cream Stand. On Sunday, a delicious dinner will be served featuring turkey or roast beef, noodles, stuffing, gravy, corn, mashed potatoes, salad, roll, and beverage. Eat in the air-conditioned auditorium or take out your meal. Adults $10, Combo dinner $13, kids 6-12 years old $5, and children five years old and younger eat free of charge. “Frank’s Star Lunch” Hot Dog Stand seeks to perpetuate and to honor the legacy of Frank Mamolito, who operated the original Star Lunch from 1922 to 1964. During the festival, “Frank’s Star Lunch” will offer the following: hot dogs, hamburgers, fried ham, cheeseburgers, Pepsi products, bottled water, and white and chocolate milk. The stand will also offer gluten-free buns. The Funnel Cake Stand offers not only funnel cakes – a traditional festival and palate-tempting snack – sprinkled with either powdered or cinnamon sugar, but also deep-fried Oreo cookies. The Food Shack’s menu features sandwiches (hot sausage and shredded Italian beef), stuffed cabbage, haluski, chicken strips,
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“Remembering John on his 50th birthday and at SSCD Festival, his favorite time of the year. We miss you and you are forever in our hearts. Mom and your family."
John Francis Orsich (August 8, 1967 – September 9, 2014)
Beloved son of Alice (Kaza) Orsich and the late Frank Orsich Much-loved brother of Beth Darnell and Mary Christine Mangano John expressed his love for others in both word and deed. Being someone special, he committed time and energy to raising money for the Arc of Jefferson and clearfield counties’ run or Walk for Someone Special. committed to his home parish, John worked tirelessly at Ss. cosmas & Damian’s annual lawn festival. he was an avid sports fan and a dedicated follower of the teams of Punxsutawney Area high School.
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SSCD School Thanks Local Family Business
n a recent visit to Punxsutawney, Bishop Lawrence T. Persico joined Monsignor Riccardo in thanking Frank Roberts – representing Frank Roberts and Sons, Inc., a family-owned
area families. Any SSCD School family who has received a scholarship through the STAR Foundation of the Diocese of Erie or The Children’s Scholarship Fund of Pennsylvania has directly benefitted from the Roberts Corporation commitment to the school. Pennsylvania’s EITC program provides a way for businesses to put their state tax dollars to work for the schools in their local communities. Businesses that would like to participate are encouraged to contact SSCD’s business office (814) 938-6540 or the school’s office at (814) 938-4224. EITC scholarships are available to families of all faiths and the application guidelines are very Monsignor Joseph Riccardo (right) and Bishop Lawrence T. Persico (left) thank Frank Roberts – representing generous – a family with two Frank Roberts & Sons, Inc. – for the business’s support dependent children can earn up to of and commitment to the SSCD School. (submitted $106,890 annually and still qualiphoto) fy for a scholarship. Applications for EITC scholarships for the business – for the tremendous generosity 2017-18 school year are still available that his family’s company has shown through The Children’s Scholarship Fund SSCD School over the years. The Roberts of Pennsylvania. Please contact the church contributions to or school for more information. The appliCorporation’s Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement cation deadline is August 31, 2017. Tax Credit (EITC) program over the years ◆◆◆ have endowed hundreds of scholarships for
SSCD Home & School Association Fills Vital Role T he Ss. Cosmas & Damian School’s Home and School Association is an organization with the vital responsibility of serving as the liaison between students, parents, and the school’s staff and teachers. The association also shares the responsibility of
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fundraising to help defray the school’s budgetary expenses. All parents of children in the school are members. If you would like additional information about the association, please feel free to call the school office at 938-4224. ◆◆◆
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SSCD Lawn Festival 2017 Sponsors
◆ Advanced Disposal ◆ Bob Barone ◆ Burke & Sons ◆ Dave Nogacek, Jr. ◆ Dr. Amy Gigliotti ◆ Ehrlich Pest Control ◆ Grange Lime & Stone ◆ Mahoning Beer Distributor ◆ Mary Ann Nitsche ◆ Mike Gmys & Hillbilly Addiction ◆ Mike Roberts ◆ Nationwide-Kengersky Insurance Agency ◆ Punxsutawney Hometown magazine ◆ Punxsy Shop ‘n Save ◆ Sarah L. Defelice Pizza ◆ Stello Foods ◆ Stroehmann-Bimbo Bakeries, LLC ◆ Suburban Propane ◆ Ted’s Meat Market ◆ Thermal Guard Building Products ◆ Special thanks to Jeff Curtis for the photos in this issue. ◆◆◆
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ENJOY THE 2017 SSCD LAWN FESTIVAL!
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Saturday, August 26, 2017 9 a.m. - Noon at Punxsy Studio and 1:30-3:30 p.m. at DuBois Studio
NEW STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED
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Knights of Columbus Committed to Keeping, Spreading the Faith T
he Knights of Columbus was founded by Father Michael J. McGivney, curate at St. Mary’s Parish in New Haven, Connecticut. As the
steadfast in their faith through mutual encouragement, to promote closer ties of fraternity among them, to set up an elementary system of insurance so that the widows and children of members in the group who might die would not find themselves in dire financial straits. T h e founder and first officers of the fledgling organiz a t i o n selected the n a m e Knights of Columbus. Knights of Columbus members at a chicken BBQ fundraiser included (front They felt row, left to right) Bill Shiock, Joe Defelice, Sam Bevak, and Jesse Ananea, and that as a (standing) Paul Koza (left) and John Martino. Catholic priest explained to a small group of men, group, the name should relate to his purpose for calling them together was Christopher Columbus, the Catholic who manifold: To help Catholic men remain discovered, explored, and colonized the
North American continent. The group has blossomed into an international society of more than 1.5 million Catholic men, plus their families, in more than 10,000 councils, who have dedicated themselves to the ideals of Columbianism: Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Local Council 452, which reorganized in 1997, was started in 1899 and celebrated its 100th anniversary on October 10, 1999, at which time members dedicated a monument to the unborn, located in the front lawn of the Ss. Cosmas & Damian rectory, under the flag pole. The Knights provide scholarships and help our church, school, and community to keep the Faith and to spread it! This has been, and will remain, a guiding principle of the Knights of Columbus. Any man eighteen years of age or older who lives up to the Commandments of God and the Precepts of the Church is eligible to join. Local Council 452 meets the first and third Monday of each month at Reschini Hall in Walston at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in membership may contact Frank McSteen at 618-5044. ◆◆◆
Cash Giveaway to Close th 78 Lawn Festival
ne of the highlights of the 78th annual Ss. Cosmas & Damian Lawn Festival will be a cash giveaway totaling $21,000 – first prize ($12,000), second prize ($6,000), and third prize ($3,000) – that will be held on the festival’s final night. Tickets for the cash giveaway are available for a $5
donation (for each ticket). Remember: all proceeds from the giveaway benefit the SSCD Catholic School, so don’t be shy about obtaining more than one ticket! The drawings for the first, second, and third place prizes will be held at 10 p.m. Sunday, August 6, at the Lawn Festival Grounds, 616 W. Mahoning Street,
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since 1877 . . . Sunday, August 6
free gate admission 1 to 8 pm: Arts & Crafts and Animal Entries Accepted 1 pm: Antique Tractor Pulling Contest
Monday, August 7
bargain night • $5.00 admission 5:30 pm: Junior Livestock Show 6 pm: Baked Goods Auction 6 pm: Rides Open 7 pm: dirt bike & atv drag racing 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves of the World 7 and 9 pm: Spruce Creek Band
Tuesday, August 8
9 am: Horse Show 6 pm: Rides Open 6:30 and 8:30 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment
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7 and 9 pm: JM and Tango 7 pm: enduro auto racing 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves of the World 7:30 and 9 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show
Wednesday, August 9
9 am: Horse Show 5 pm: Rides Open 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m.: Magic, Comedy and Illusions of Michaelangelo 6:30 and 8:30 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment 7:30 pm: “old school” full size Car demolition derby 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves of the World 7:30 and 9 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show
Thursday, August 10
9 am: Horse Show 5 pm: Rides Open 6:30 and 9 pm: Magic Mike’s Interactive DJ
6:30 and 8:30 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment 7 pm: full pull productions truck & tractor pull 7 pm: Cheerleading exhibition 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves and the World 7:30 and 9 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show
Friday, August 11
5 pm: Rides Open 6:30 and 8:30 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment 6:30 and 9 pm: The Belle Tones Premier Vocal Female Group 7 pm: Compact Car demo derby 7 pm: Junior Livestock Sale 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves of the World 7:30 and 9 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show
Saturday, August 12
family day! gates open at noon $2 off admission price noon - 3 pm 9 am: Horse Show Noon - 5 pm: Rides Open Noon - 5 pm: Magic Mike’s Interactive Party DJ/Karaoke 2 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment 3 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show 4 pm: Wolves of the World 6 pm: mud bog mania 6 pm: Carnival Rides Re-open 6:30 and 8:30 pm: Team Zoom Canine Entertainment 7 and 9 pm: The Moore Brothers 7 and 8:30 pm: Wolves of the World 7:30 and 9 pm: Close Encounters of the Exotic Kind Lion and Tiger Show
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Published on Aug 1, 2017
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