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Gettysburg Loves Love: A Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony

Love is in the Square! There’s no better time or place to celebrate an enduring love story than Gettysburg, recently named the most romantic town in Pennsylvania. Get swept away by the romance of Gettysburg Loves Love, a first-ever wedding vow renewal ceremony in the heart of downtown Gettysburg, all to prove that Love Is In The Square. Couples are …

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Shining Stars – Capital Campaign Kick-off Event

Unbridled Future – Join the Calvary. Pam Hoffman, Shining Stars Board President, talks about their new Capital Campaign, and what their plans are for the future of Shining Stars’ new facilities. Shining Stars provides therapeutic horsemanship programs to children, adults, and families with special needs in order to improve physical, mental, emotional, and social areas of their lives. Home

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2023 Adams County Community Foundation Annual Giving Spree – Live from Gettysburg Middle School

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2,600 turkeys needed for families in need!

DILLSBURG, PA – New Hope Ministries, a social service agency which feeds the hungry and helps people achieve stability in their lives, is asking for help from the community to provide low-income families with turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner this year. At the time of this news release, 2,600 turkeys are still needed. Community organizations (such as churches, businesses, and civic …

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Gettysburg Address

2023 Honoring the 160th Battle of Gettysburg Anniversary and celebrating our nation’s birthday here is the Gettysburg Address recited by our Gettysburg community…

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Main Street Hanover receives award form Pennsylvania Downtown Center

At the Battle of Hanover Commemoration event this morning at the Guthrie Memorial Library – Hanover’s Public Library, Justine Trucksess, Main Street Hanover‘s executive director, promoted the ‘Heart of Hanover Trails.’ The walking tour of downtown Hanover “is the best way to learn more about Hanover’s history in an interactive and informative walking tour through the downtown.” The trail, developed …

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2023 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival – Lancers Drum and Bugle Corps

2023 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival Lancers @ Gettysburg Heritage Center

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Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony 2023

The Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony 2023 Grand Marshall – Christy Lucas, CEO of Roots for Boots Keynote Speaker for the 2023 Gettysburg Memorial Day Ceremony is Dr. Harold Kushner, retired Colonel from the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Dr. Kushner was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. Thanks to the Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission for …

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Hanover Memorial Day Parade 2023

Hanover Memorial Day Parade 2023

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Scout builds flag retirement boxes for local organizations

Chapter 1, Title 4 of the United States Code (U.S. Flag Code) states “When a flag is so tattered that it no longer fits to serve as a symbol of the United States, it should be disposed of in a dignified manner, preferably by burning.” Seth Smyth, from Boy Scout Troop 73 of Gettysburg Pennsylvania has constructed and distributed 3 …

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United Way Give.Advocate.Volunteer Awards & Campaign Celebration 2023

4/24/2023 United Way of Adams County Dessert Reception – Sponsored by Gettysburg Times Desserts created by – Gettysburg College Dining Services Welcome -Mike Jackman, UWAC Board Chair GIVE. Campaign Awards Presented by Jim Martin, Campaign Chair • Unveil Campaign Totals • Leadership Giving • Spirit Award • Robert C. Hoffman Award • Outgoing Board Member Awards ADVOCATE. Advocacy Awards • …

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ACHS Ribbon Cutting 4/14/2023

Matt Callery of Addressing Gettysburg Podcast hosts a tour of the Adams County Historical Society’s new facility including the ‘Beyond the Battle ‘ museum featuring ‘Caught in the Crossfire’ an immersive experience of what Gettysburg residences may have experienced during the Civil War.

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Good Friday Service Live! 2023

Gettysburg Area Ministerium of Churches present a Good Friday Service at Gettysburg United Methodist Church. Clergy and the faithful from every corner of our community gathered for a special Good Friday worship service that focused on voices from the cross. Service was held at Noon on Good Friday, April 7th! The Gettysburg Area Ministerium is a network of local churches …

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Let’s Talk Transportation – 3/27/2023

Exploring Next Steps Around Transportation in Adams County Hosted by @Home in Adams County https://www.homeinadamscounty.org/ Panel Richard Farr – Executive Director of Susquehanna Regional Transportation Authority Rabbit Transit Andrew Merkel – Assistant Director with the Adams County Office of Planning and Development Chris Blackwell – General Manager at Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley Bill Bowling – Coordinator of Transportation …

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Local Nonprofit – South Central Community Action Programs, Inc. to benefit from Jersey Mike’s 100% Day of Giving on Wednesday, March 29th in both Chambersburg and Gettysburg

FRANKLIN COUNTY / ADAMS COUNTY, PA – Jersey Mike’s has been celebrating “March Month of Giving” across the nation. On Wednesday, March 29 th – all participating Jersey Mike’s locations across the county will be hosting their annual “Day of Giving.” What does that mean in our area? 100% of all purchases on March 29 th will be donated to …

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Chamber of Commerce Seeks Nominations for Business Excellence Awards 2023

Gettysburg, Pa. – The Chamber, Adams County’s oldest and largest business organization, is seeking nominations for several prestigious awards: Adams County Educator of the Year, Environmental Stewardship, Family-Owned Business, Nonprofit of the Year and Small Business Person of the Year. Chamber membership is not required for Adams County Educator of the Year or Environmental Stewardship. (Nominations are due by Friday, …

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Hanover Borough aware of postal delays

Hanover, PA – The Borough of Hanover has received numerous calls and comments from utility customers saying they have not received their bill. The Borough wants to assure customers that bills have been delivered to the postal service as normal but delays on the postal side have been reported. Customers are encouraged to pay attention to their regular billing cycle …

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Local food equity nonprofit, The Gleaning Project, will host its tenth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser

GETTYSBURG, MARCH 13, 2023: Local food equity nonprofit, The Gleaning Project, will host its tenth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser on Friday, April 21, from 4PM-7PM in Plank Gym at Gettysburg College with the help of our presenting sponsor WellSpan Health. Tickets are on sale now online at https://thegleaningproject.org/emptybowls Empty Bowls is a community dinner that aims to raise funds for …

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Jeffrey Gabel to retire in 2024

Jeffrey Gabel

Jeffrey Gabel, the founding executive director of Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater, announced today that he will retire in early January 2024 after 20 years of dedicated service. “It has been a privilege and pleasure to build ‘the grandest small-town theater in America,’ which has been so generously supported by the college and the community,” said Gabel. “Twenty years is a …

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Adams County Historical Society Special Announcement – 11/3/2022

The Adams County Historical Society is excited to announce that renowned historian William A. Frassanito’s private collection of Gettysburg photos will be on display in our new museum, Gettysburg Beyond the Battle, when it opens in April 2023. Frassanito’s private collection includes rare images of Gettysburg before and after the battle. The exhibit will include stereographic images of dead soldiers …

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