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Archive - Jul 23, 2013

Miners complete sweep of Denny's, advance to finals

July 23, 2013

Tuesday night, the Rossiter Miners completed a four-game sweep of Denny's Beer Barrel Pub — the Federation League regular season top seed — in the semi-finals to advance to the finals.

The Miners are unsure who they will play, as the series between the Sykesville Senators and the DuBois Rockets is still going on.

For a full recap of the game, see Wednesday's edition of The Spirit.

Winslow Lawn and Garden grand opening set for Saturday

July 23, 2013

Winslow Lawn and Garden will hold its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the store in Hudson.

Pictured from the ribbon cutting that was hosted by the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce are (from left) Debbie Parise, chamber secretary; Nathan Stonbraker, technician for Winslow Lawn and Garden; Collin Bishop, owner of Winslow Lawn and Garden; Michele Neal, executive director of the Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce; and Zach Minich, staff member at Winslow Lawn and Garden.

Kiwanis, Key Club join together for 5K to fight maternal & neonatal tetanus

July 23, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Punxsutawney and the Punxsutawney Area High School Key Club are sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at the Mahoning Shadow Trail.

Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., and participants who pre-register will be receive a T-shirt and a glow stick.

The event is being held to raise money to eliminate MNT (maternal and neonatal tetanus).

Red Cross to hold memorial blood drive Friday at S.S.C.D. in honor of Joseph Rougeux

July 23, 2013

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The American Red Cross is holding a special blood drive this Friday in memory of Joseph Rougeux.

In 1998, Rougeux was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer.

In 2005, he passed away from a heart attack but was cancer free.

During his treatment, Rougeux had numerous blood transfusions and knew the importance of blood donation.

He was a dedicated Red Cross volunteer and donor who had been recorded as a 24-gallon blood donor.

His wife and children sponsor this blood drive to honor him and to bring awareness to the need for blood donations.

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