CHS Class of 1975 to Host Remember When … Dance

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CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield High School (CHS) Class of 1975 will sponsor the “Remember When …” Dance from 7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. May 31 in order to raise funds for its scholarship fund.

The dance will be held at the Clearfield Middle School. It is being held in conjunction with the open house for the Clearfield Middle School, which is closing at the end of the 2013-14 school year.

The open house is from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., and a closing ceremony will be held at its conclusion. The “Show & Shine” Car Show will be held in the school’s oval from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

There will be first, second and third place People’s Choice trophies awarded. The Super 322 Drive-In Theatre will sponsor the first place People’s Choice Trophy. Chuck Ross will sponsor the second place trophy and the CHS Class of 1975 will sponsor the third place trophy.

Also, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., the school’s cafeteria will be open.  Hot foods and desserts will be available for sale.

The dance is in the school gymnasium and starts at 7:30 p.m.  Tables will be available for people to visit and reconnect. Bob E. Day will play hits from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s.  A silent auction will be held during the event with many items available.

The public is invited, and tickets for the dance are $10 each; the cost includes light snacks during the dance. Tickets can be purchased in advance in Clearfield at Best Jewelers, Blacker’s Floral Shop, Jim’s Sports Center, Rowles Family Furniture and Scotto’s Pizza.  Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door on the night of the dance.

Proceeds from the Remember When … Dance will be used to fund scholarships to graduating seniors of Clearfield Area High School who plan to attend post-secondary school.  Since its inception in 2011, a Class of 1975 Scholarship has been awarded to five graduating seniors.

The Class of 1975 Scholarship Fund is maintained through an account with the Clearfield County Charitable Foundation (CCCF), which provides a tax-deductible 501(c)(3) vehicle for donations to the scholarship fund, and a management structure so that the scholarship fund can be self-sustaining.

The criteria for the scholarship are (1) high scholastic achievement; (2) contributions to the community or school through involvement in community or school activities, or employment; and (3) acceptance at a two-, three- or four-year post-secondary program.  Financial need and whether the applicant is related to a 1975 classmate are taken into account, although they are not requirements for the scholarship.

For more information about this event, please visit the Clearfield Area High School Class of 1975 Scholarship Facebook page or Web site, chs-class-of-1975.webs.com.

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