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    GFWC Mechanicsburg is currently working on the GFWC Pennsylvania President's Project "Enrich, Educate, Empower--Every Child Every Day".  The project encourages the GFWC Pennsylvania women to carry out projects to benefit the children of their community and/or of the world.

    GFWC Mechanicsburg will work to provide food, supplies, funds, volunteer hours and other needs to support the health and welfare of children in their schools and communities.  

    Contact Carol Bogar at 717.697.8922 for more information.


Upcoming Events:


The next work day for Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation is Wednesday, March 14th to count inventory.  The next packing day is Wednesday, April 25th.  A signup sheet will be available at the next two meetings so that you can add your name to those going to CCRF. 

A postcard was received on February 15th stating that CCRF is “under new management”.  We are asked to watch for all of the Foundation’s new improvements in 2018.  We are asked to check on their website or follow on Facebook at .


Saturday, April 5th is the South Central District Arts Day to be held at U.S. Hotel Tavern, 401 S. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA.  Registration is $20 and includes lunch of soup, salad, sandwich, dessert,and beverage.  Deadline to register is March 24th.  The program is "Sharing Craft Memories".  Please bring a sample of a craft or art you enjoy and share with us any special memories you have about the craft---who taught you, how long have you been crafting, why you continue, etc.  We will have the items on display and have time for verbal sharing.  Please bring any Prayer Squares you have made and would like to have distributed.

Support the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library 


Tea and Stitches 

Tuesday Mornings, 10:00 am 
Tuesday mornings don't have to be dreary! Join us every Tuesday from 10:00 - 12:00 am to enjoy a nice cup of tea and work on your stitching project - crochet, knitting, cross-stitch, embroidery - all are welcome! Meet other stitching enthusiasts and learn from one another. 
 The fourth Tuesday of each month is extended until 5:00 PM with lunch at the library.


Next Book Sale June 21 at 114 N. York Street, Mechanicsburg (Friends Preview June 20)

Simpson Public Library Online Auction registration and preview starts April 8, 2018.  Bidding starts Sunday, April 15 at 9:00 AM through Monday, April 23 and 9:00 PM. 




 Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Chamber Events....    

Please RSVP if you plan to attend to 717-796-0811 or . 


Tuesday, February 20 - After-Hours Mixer

at Mission Central, 5 Pleasant View Dr., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. 5:00 - 7:00 PM. FREE event. 

Thursday, February 22 - Business Leaders' Coffee Hour - Discussion Group
at Capital Joe, 36 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.  7:45 - 9:00 AM. This members-only event is FREE to attend.
Tuesday, February 27 - AM Strategies...for Business Success
at The Bridges at Bent Creek, 2100 Bent Creek Blvd., Mechanicsburg, PA 17050. Tracey Jones, President of Tremendous Leadership, will present "A Goal Not Set Is A Goal Not Met." 8:30 - 10:00 AM. FREE for members; $10 for non-members. Sponsored by: The Bridges at Bent Creek and Edward Jones - Office of Thomas Kimmett






Dates for local events that might be of interest to our members. 


Date/Time              Event                  Place                       Contact info

 1st Wednesday      7 pm           Stitch and Bitch                Mystery Book Store          Mech     Christy

 Every Tuesday    10 am          Tea and Stitches                Simpson Library                Mech     Louann 










Art in the Valley---Local Artists Exhibit.  New Exhibit featuring various types of art mediums along with sculptures, pottery, wood work, abstract and traditional paintings.  February 17th to May 12th at the Freight Station.  Open to the Public, admission is free, Wednesday through Saturday noon til 3:00 PM.


Museum Association is located at 2 W. Strawberry Avenue, Mechanicsburg For further information, please call the Museum at 717-697-6088. Hours: Wed. - Sat. Noon - 3p.m.

















 Updated 02.16.18