“Remember When …” Dance Slated for Saturday

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CLEARFIELD – The Clearfield High School Class of 1975 will host a “Remember When …” Dance from 7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Saturday to raise funds for its scholarship fund.

The dance will be held at the Clearfield Middle School, and is in conjunction with the open house for the CMS, which will close at the end of the school year.

The open house will be held from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and admission is free.  A closing ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the open house.  A “Show & Shine” Car Show will be held in the CMS oval from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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

Also from 4 p.m. -7 p.m., the CMS cafeteria line will be open.  Hot foods and desserts will be available for sale. Starting at 4 p.m., a Chinese auction will be held with proceeds to benefit the CHS Class of 1975 scholarship fund.

The drawing for the auction will be at 9:30 p.m.; you do not have to be present to win.  Tickets for the auction are 20 for $10 and 50 tickets for $20.  All food and ticket purchases must be paid in cash (no checks, credit or debit cards will be accepted).

The Remember When … Dance will be in the CMS gymnasium and starts at 7:30 p.m.  Tables will be available for people to visit and reconnect during the dance. Bob E. Day will play hits from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s.  Also, door prizes will be awarded during the dance.

The public is invited and tickets for the Remember When … Dance are $10 each; the cost includes light snacks during the dance.

Tickets can be purchased in advance in Clearfield at Best Jewelers, Blacker 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.

Platinum Bison sponsors of the Remember When … Dance are By The Numbers: Data Analysis & Statistical Solutions, Forcey Coal Inc., Wise Eyes Optical Centers, Kevin and Joan McMillen and Glenn and Pat Shirey.

Gold Bison sponsors are CNB Bank, Jim’s Sports Center and The Country Butcher Inc.  Silver Bison sponsor is State Rep. Tommy Sankey.  There are also several anonymous Platinum, Gold and Silver Bison sponsors.

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 CHS Class of 1975 Scholarship Facebook page or Web site, chs-class-of-1975.webs.com.

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