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    COMMUNITY INTEREST | Bedford April Events | 3Bedford May Events | 4Bedford High Schools Production of Godspell | 6Sunrise Rotary Spaghetti Dinner | 8Bedford County Chamber of Commerce to HostCounty Commissioner Candidates Forum | 10UPMC Today | Health and Wellness News You Can Use | 13Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot | 21Valentines Day Dance | 22Diamonds and Ice Gala | 24

    Older Adults in Bedford County | Keep Your Credit Card Secure | 26Bedford County Library Information | 29Bedford County Municipality and Parks Information | 30

    FEATURES | Wedding Etiquette for the Socially Inept | 23

    INDUSTRY INSIGHTS | Brian Jeffries, Edward Jones Financial Advisor |401(k) Review and Rollover Can Be Rewarding | 9

    Homewood Spring House Estates |How to Choose a Continuing CareRetirement Community | 11

    ON THE COVER | Bedford County High Schools productionof Godspell was a smashing success.

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    Health and Wellness News You Can Use

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    Welcome to the spring issue of Bedford County magazine. I hope you all had awonderful holiday filled with family, friends and fun.Typically, I use this space to talk about your community

    or features in the magazine that spotlight the people inyour community who are doing wonderful things.Well, this time I want to update you regarding our

    newest feature for 2011our new website. Withoutventuring too far into the realm of shameless self-promotion, I want to emphasize that this website issomething for you, our readers. How so? Well, you canhave input and help shape the website just like your ideashelp shape your magazine. Now you have a place to list all of thenonprofit community organizations that are active in the community. We are alsodeveloping pages where we list the local houses of worsh ip. In addition, we nowoffer every magazine in a fully downloadable PDF format, rather than the outdatedflipbook format we used to have. This will allow you to send the magazine, or linksto it, to friends and family both near and far.We tied our website into Facebook as well, not to get the biggest list of friends

    we could get, but to have a place to keep our readers abreast of all the news we ge tbetween issues. It also gives us a place to upload all the photos from communityevents that we dont have room for in the magazine.As with all things, theres always room for improvement, but we always have

    open ears. If you have comments about our new website or want to see yourorganization listed, e-mail with your link orfeedback. Theres no charge for listing your church, synagogue, or scout troopslink, so send your links in today!And if you happen to be on Facebook and like what you see in the magazine,

    dont hesitate to click that Like button. Its always nice to be liked!I hope you have a wonderful spring!

    Wayne DollardPublisher

    When I think about spring, I cant help but think about light. The days get lighter, the sun stays with us a little longer each day. When we have a great idea, a light bulb goes off in ourminds. At Bedford County Magazine we try tospotlight our communities. What are you doing to bea light? If you or an organization that you volunteeror work for is a light in the community, will you letme know? So many good deeds are left unsung! Ifyou have a family member who is in the armed forces,or if your church group or Mom or Dad are providing aservice to someone in need, we want to know! Please e-mailyour ideas and photos to me at

    Marybeth JeffriesManaging Editor

    IN Bedford County is a non-partisan communitypublication dedicated to representing,encouraging and promoting the Bedford County area and its comprising municipalities byfocusing on the talents and gifts of the peoplewho live and work here. Our goal is to providereaders with the most informative andprofessional regional publication in theCommonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    PUBLISHER Wayne Dollard


    Mark Berton






    Jonathan Barnes Pamela PalongueKelli McElhinny


    Cassie Brkich Jan McEvoyAnna Buzzelli Joe MilneSusie Doak Tamara TylendaPati Ingold Tracey Wasilco


    Rebecca BaileyGaryyonphotography.comOne Way Street Productions


    Nicholas Buzzell David MitchellBrian Daley Tamara Myers Gina DAlicandro Gabriel NegriTina Dollard Robert OjedaRose Estes Annette PetroneBeatriz Harrison Tara ReisJason Huffman Vincent SabatiniJessie Jones Michael SilvertConnie McDaniel RJ VighettiBrian McKee

    This magazine is carrier route mailed to all district households and businesses.

    All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in partwithout written permission is prohibited. Copyright 2011.

    CORRESPONDENCEAll inquiries, comments and press releases should be directed to:

    IN Community MagazinesAttn: Editorial603 East McMurray RoadMcMurray, PA 15317Ph: 724.942.0940 Fax: 724.942.0968

    Summer content deadline: 4/

    SPRING 2011

    Please recycle this magazine when you are through enjoying it.

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    Bedford County Arts CenterBob Ellis Photos Local Photographer DisplayTuesday, Wed, Thursday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday, Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.Anderson House 137. E. Pitt Street, Bedford, PA 814.623.1538

    PA Consort Guest Artist Series:The Lyric Consort Vocal EnsembleBedford United Methodist Church 132 E. John St., Bedford, PA814.733.2301 7:30 p.m. $

    Girls Night OutFundraiser event at the Bedford County Arts Center.6:30 p.m. $

    Home School EventsLincoln CavernsSix hours of hands-on fun and learning for all ages. 9 - 5 p.m. $

    Opening Day at Bedford SpeedwayGates open at 5:00 - Racing at 7:00 p.m. Bedford Co. Fairgrounds Business Rt. 30, Bedford, PA814.623.0500 $

    3-State Flyer- Bedford SpeedwayGates open at 5:00 - Racing at 7:00Bedford Co. Fairgrounds Business Rt. 30, Bedford, PA814.623.0500 $

    Lucas Oil-Bedford SpeedwayGates open at 5:00 - Racing at 7:00Bedford Co. Fairgrounds Business Rt. 30, Bedford, PA814.623.0500 $

    Mothers Day PromotionSales/Specials at participating merchants.Downtown Bedford 814.623.0048

    Welcome Weekend Friendship VillageCampgroundWhite Elephant Sale 6 p.m.Bring a $15.00 NEW item for sale and get one night camping free. Proceeds go to Friendship Missional Church.814.623.1677



















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    Del GrossosAmusement ParkOpening Day Free rides 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    Bedford County Arts Center Peaceful QuiltersPeaceful Quilters Quilters DisplayTues, Wed, Thur 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.Friday, Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.Sunday 12 - 4 p.m.Anderson House 137. E. Pitt Street, Bedford, PA 814.623.1538

    Mothers Day Promotion SalesSpecials at participating merchants.Downtown Bedford

    Car RaceBedford Speedway Gates open at 5:00 p.m. - Racing at 7:00Bedford Co. Fairgrounds Business Rt. 30, Bedford, PA814.623.0500 $

    The Bloody RunCanoe ClassicPresented by the Raystown Canoe Club.This family friendly event has many race classes from beginner to serious racers,and everyone feels welcome! For details contact

    Mothers DayWeekendFriendship Village Campground10 a.m. Scrapbooking & Tea PartyBring pictures for your scrapbook and a teacup. Scrapbooking in $5.00 per person and optional. Brunch and planter are free to all ladies who attend.1 p.m. Kids club Mothers Day Activity.

    Mothers DayDel Grossos Amusement Park

    Moms ride free!

    Car RaceBedford Speedway Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Racing at 7:00Bedford Co. FairgroundsBusiness Rt. 30 Bedford, PA814.623.0500 $

    Bedford CountyPlayers MysteryIll Be Back Before Midnight.Harrison Township Community CenterReservations and info: 814.623.7555 $

    PA Consort GuestArtist Series:The Raim-Wehr DuoBedford United Methodist Church 132 E. John St., Bedford, PA814.733.2301 7:30 p.m. $