Relay for Life event setA Relay for Life event will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15 at Chestnut Level Church House. All Team University is an event is for every relayer and will focus on team motivation, team member recruitment and fundraising for the Southern Lancaster County Relay for Life. To attend, RSVP to Jenn Quick by calling 397-3745 or email There will be free food and prizes.

Quarryville Fire Co. to hold Family Style Ham Supper

The Quarryville Fire Company Auxiliary will host a ham supper on Saturday, March 8. Meals are eat-in or take out beginning at 4 p.m. at the Hoffman Building, Route 472 south through Memorial Park to the Solanco Fairgrounds. The cost for adults to eat is $9, children 4-10 eat for $4.50, under those under 4 eat for free. Take-out meals cost $9.

Relay for Life team slates dance

Frey Gals & Pals Relay for Life Team will be holding a dance on Friday, March 7, at the SECA Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A DJ will play from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets include hot/cold food buffet, beer and soda. Must be over 21 to attend. Tickets cost $15 each and can be purchased by calling 786-2146.

Solanco Young Farmers to hold meeting Keith Dickerson, an extension educator for Agriculture Business Management, based in the Penn State Cooperative Extension Office in Chester County, will discuss making sound economic farm principles for farmers in the ag room at Solanco High School at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11.

Dickerson works with agricultural producers in Chester County and other counties in the region with issues related to farm financial management and profitability. He came to Chester County in 2006 from Virginia, where he had worked since 1996 as an extension agent for Virginia Cooperative Extension.

GriefShare group open to community

Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to GriefShare, a weekly group that meets on Thursday evenings 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Jan. 31-April 10 in the Fellowship Hall of Faith Presbyterian Church, 611 Robert Fulton Highway, Quarryville.

GriefShare features Christ centered, biblical teaching on recovery topics associated with the death of a loved one. Included is a DVD seminar featuring top experts on grief and recovery subjects and people who have experienced a loved one's death. Opportunity is provided for small group discussion. Bereavement books/materials are available for participants to borrow. For more information, visit or call the church office at 786-7559.

Teen Grief Care Group offered

The GriefShare ministry of Faith Reformed Presbyterian Church in Quarryville is now offering a six-week Teen Grief Care Group from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday evenings from Feb. 21 through March 27 for any teen in the community (ages 11-17) grieving the death of a family member or friend. A registration fee of $8 includes materials, project supplies and snacks. Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend the GriefShare Group for adults.

To register call the church office at 786-7559. The contact person is Jan Lefever.

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