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Hawk Mountain Hill Climb - 05/22/11 05:05 PM
Hawk Mountain Hill Climb Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, will hold its first annual Hawk Mountain Hill Climb, a 5K Run, Walk or Hike, on Saturday, June 18 from 8 am to 2 pm. Cost to enter is just $25 before June 1 or $30 after including on race day, and participants may raise the entry fee using a free, online tool that also helps promote the event. Hill Climbers may select to run or walk the challenging 5K with two-mile uphill finish, or opt for a more laidback, looped hike with educational learning stations, ideal for families.
Fish for free at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park Memorial Day (May 30) and Labor Day (September 5)
Some things in life are free. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission allow anyone, resident or non-resident to fish without a fishing license twice a year. It is the perfect way to re-acquaint you to the sport or introduce someone young or old to a lifetime of the sport of fishing.
Fish-for-free days are held twice annually and apply to all waters of the Commonwealth.
Missy Seigfried Schuylkill Conservation District1206 Ag Center DrivePottsville, PA 17901Phone: 570-622-3742 x111Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (1 comments)
The only operating animal shelter in Schuylkill County, the Hillside SPCA, will be offering "no fee" cat adoptions to qualifying adopters for the entire month of June. As summer approaches, shelters find incoming numbers of unwanted, stray or abused felines on the increase. Add current economic conditions to that, and Hillside's numbers will swell beyond capacity.
All cats are inoculated, wormed and feline leukemia tested before they are adopted. Each and every beautiful, needy cat that resides at Hillside will make a wonderful, loving pet for anyone. Hillside SPCA's (1 comments)
Historical Society of Schuylkill County Events - 05/22/11 04:50 PM
Historical Society of Schuylkill County305 North Centre StreetPottsville, PA 17901Phone: (570) 622-7540Fax: (570) 628-2012E-mail: email@example.com/Our Hours:Wednesday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PMThursday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMFriday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMSaturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMUpcoming Events! Genealogy Workshop The Historical Society will be conducting a Genealogy 101 Workshop for beginners on Saturday, June 4 from 12 Noon to 4 PM. This will be the first in a series of workshops that will encompass the methods of searching for your family history. Admission is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 622-7540 to enroll. Civil War Roundtable Wednesday, June 15th, 7:00 PM Battle of (0 comments)
Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau Moves into Union Station - 05/22/11 04:47 PM
The Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau has a brand new Welcome Center at Union Station, 300 South Centre Street, lower level. Stop in anytime for the full line of Coal Region Pride items including t-shirts, pants, SKOOK stickers & magnets & glassware.
We have the Schuylkill County Bicentennial Cookbook & T-shirt for celebrating Schuylkill in 2011. We also carry a great selection of cultural & historical books including: Schuylkill County ll, Minersville, Around St. Clair, Frackville l & ll, Pottsville, Coal Country Ghosts; Legends & Lore, Schuylkill County Firefighting,Pottsville in the Twentieth Century, John O'Hara's Anthracite Region, Robbing the Pillars, Two Weeks Under, (1 comments)
JFK Walking Path & Yuengling Park Poetry Walk - 05/22/11 04:39 PM
May 23, 2011 JFK Walking Path & Yuengling Park Poetry Walk 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. meets in the parking lot by the swimming pool and tennis courts in Pottsville. After walking the JFK path we will car pool to Yuengling Park and share poetry. All ages welcome! Bad weather cancels the walk. If in doubt, call Marsha at 570-624-3020. The Yuengling Park is built on a site formerly owned by the Yuengling family, makers of Yuengling beer. It is the site of a fresh water mountain spring that once was a source of water for making beer, up until the (0 comments)
"Family size home..." and other no-nos - 05/15/11 12:17 PM
Reading the MLS updates today I came across this description in the MLS: "Family size home." This is from an agent and someone with a BROKER's license, and over 10 years of real estate experience. Does she even know she is probably violating Fair Housing advertising guidelines with this statement? Who says it's a family sized house? It's 2000 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. What if a bachelor wants this house, or empty nesters? Watch your advertising words. Choose them carefully. You just never know who could be reading your descriptions -- and what they could read into them. (10 comments)
May 17, 2011 8:00 pm Hawk Mountain Moonwalk8 pm, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton. See the full moon rise over the Kempton Valley on a guided trail walk (approximately 2 hours). Listen for owls and other nocturnal wildlife and discover what it is like to be a creature of the night. Ages 12-adult, fills quickly. $20 for Non-members.http://www.hawkmountain.org or 610-756-6961. (3 comments)
May 15, 2011 12:00 pm Bear Creek Festival12-4 p.m., Schuylkill County Fairgrounds. Live entertainment, KJ Wagner, Home Depot, Build your own birdhouse, flower pot painting and other crafts, Cooperative Extension Program, Mobile Ag Lab, Red Creek Wildlife Center, Horse and wagon rides, animal balloon making, Penn State Master Gardeners, 4-H live stock petting zoo, food and refreshments, DEKKA HAUS German Shepherd demonstrations. 570-622-3742 x 5Schuylkill County’s VISION blogged about the Bear Creek Festival earlier this week. (0 comments)
FAQs About Buyer Representation - 05/07/11 09:29 AM
This is an excellent summary of what BUYER REPRESENTATION is. If you are a buyer looking to buy a home in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, our office can help you. We will set you up with you own buyer's agent who can help you find the perfect property. Buying a home in Schuylkill County can be challenging! Some areas we have lots of inventory and in others we have a shortage of good properties. A good buyer's agent will help you weed through the properties and find the perfect one for you. Call our office today and ask how we can get (2 comments)
31 Days of Networking: Don't make it "business" - 05/06/11 09:14 PM
To start off now I'm a day off schedule because I wrote this last night and tried to post it last night ... and the system was so slow or down it wouldn't post. So here I am ... last night's post
You can network without making it "business". How? Yesterday I was at the office and facebook was open. A business friend/associate posted it was her birthday and tons of comments ensued. Good wishes. Then at 4:30 she posted that she was going home to watch TV and "wth." Turns out her boyfriend was working and that was her (14 comments)
Schuylkill HUD Homes: How Much Can You Afford? - 05/05/11 03:38 PM
If you are are interested in buying a HUD Home in Schuylkill County, you need to know how much home you can afford before you start the process. Here is a great calculator on the Ginnie Mae site, which will estimate how much home you can afford. You could also talk to one of our lenders we work with, to talk about your particular situation. We have an in-house list of lenders who know how to deal with HUD homes. Be careful! Not all lenders know how a HUD home mortgage works. It’s NOT like a regular home purchase. We use (1 comments)
31 Days of Networking: What Goes Around... - 05/02/11 08:21 PM
Here's the first thought you need to understand: building your business on relationships is the BEST way to build your real estate career. Relationships mean friends, family, acquaintenances, past clients, and all the people THOSE people know and can recommend your services to. You can run all the ads in the world, spend a fortune on marketing, yet a personal recommendation from one person about you and your services is GOLDEN. Building a business on relationships is not about "how much can you do for me?" It is all about helping people, connecting people, doing good things WITHOUT expecting a return. (9 comments)
May 7, 2011 Frackville Town Wide Yard Sale Typically 80-90 households hosting individual yard sales. Location map provided at the day of the sale. http://www.frackvillerecreationboard.org
The Frackville Recreation Board is a non-profit organization that organizes the many family-friendly activities in the borough of Frackville, Pennsylvania. We aim to provide quality programs and sponsor events for the community-at-large, with an interest in affordable and fun family activities. Some of the Frackville Recreation Board’s events include: Annual Christmas Parade and Meet-n-Greet with Santa Annual Easter Egg Hunt Hershey Track and Field Event Townwide Yard Sale Movies in the Park Concerts (2 comments)
May 4, 2011 The Restaurant at the Station Wednesday Special Steak & Ale Night – Every Wednesday featuring a 10 oz. Delmonico Steak with 2 sides and a Pint of Chesterfield Ale for just $12.99. The Restaurant at the Station, 18 N Railroad St., Tamaqua. 570-668-5020, www.therestaurantatthestation.com Restaurant HoursBreakfastSaturday 8am-11am Sunday 8am-1pmLunchWed-Sat 11am-3pmDinnerWed-Thu 4pm-8pmFri-Sat 4pm-9pmSunday 1pm-7pm
31 Days of NETWORKING Mentoring: May Day! - 05/01/11 04:24 PM
I love that ActiveRain has a ne 31 day blog post challenge. I did the December challenge, and the January one. In January I did 31 days straight of MARKETING posts. My plan for these 31 days is to do NETWORKING posts. Here we are, Day 1, May Day! Let's get the basics out of the way. What is networking? To some of you, it may be a dirty word. Networking = Schmoozing = Begging for Referrals. Maybe you think it's a lot of work or too much time investment. NOT SO, or at least not how I do "networking." So (5 comments)
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